Events

We welcome you to join us for any upcoming event.  Most of our events are FREE.

Many of our events do not require an RSVP, but it is always helpful.

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LP&CT Annual Meeting 2017

Event Date:

Start Time: 10 AM

End Time: 1PM

Join us for a brisk 3 mile round-trip walk to the Spalding House. Meet at the Boott Cotton Mills courtyard and walk, stroll, saunter, or stride at your own pace to the Spalding House …

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Past Events

Environmental Studies School – September 23rd and 24th 2017

Event Date:

Start Time: 8:30 AM

End Time: 4:30 PM

Location: UTEC, Inc. 35 Warren Street, Lowell, MA

The Garden Club Federation of Massachusetts, Inc will be offering an Environmental Studies School this weekend at UTEC. Take advantage of having this right in your own backyard..

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2017 Mill City Grows Harvest Festival

Event Date:

Start Time: 11:00 AM

End Time: 3:00 PM

Location: North Common Park
413 Fletcher Street, Lowell, Massachusetts 01854

Join in the fall festivities and celebrate the fall harvest! Food, music and fun for all…

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Forest Therapy – Postponed

nature, forest bathing, O'Brien Farm, Lowell Parks & Conservation Trust

Event Date:

Start Time: 10 AM

End Time: 12PM

Location: Hawk Valley Farm, Varnum Terrace, Lowell, MA 01854

This event has been postponed to a later date. Please let us know if you are interested in the next forest therapy program.
Immerse yourself in “forest bathing” — a well-known Japanese practice, called Shinrin Yoku for managing stress …

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Yoga in the Park

Join us for Yoga in the Park with Marie Marchand.

Event Date:

Start Time: 6:00 PM

End Time: 7:00 PM

Location: Boarding House Park, 40 French St., Lowell, MA

Learn more about the ancient tradition of yoga and explore strength, flexibility and relaxation with your toes in the grass and the sun on your face. Please join us and yoga instructor Marie Marchand in

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Agua Y Ambiente: Celebrate Latino Conservation Week

Event Date:

Start Time: 5:30 pm

End Time: 7:30 pm

Location: Bellegarde Boathouse, 500 Pawtucket Boulevard, Lowell, MA

Celebrate Latino Conservation Week and be part of the efforts to keep our natural resources safe for future generations!

Venga y disfrute de música, actividades para toda la familia, y un paseo en bote GRATIS por el río Merrimack!

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Eco-Film: All the Time in the World

Event Date:

Start Time: 6:30 pm

End Time: 8:30 pm

Location: Lowell National Historical Park Visitor Center, 246 Market St., Lowell, MA

Amidst the stress of our fast-paced, technology-ridden world, one family makes a bold decision to go “off the grid.” For nine months, two parents quit their jobs and take their three children, ages 10, 8 and 4, to live in a cabin in the Yukon wilderness. With no access to roads, running water, electricity, internet, phones, TV, clocks or watches …

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RiverFest Program: Fish Restoration in the Watershed

Event Date:

Start Time: 9AM

End Time: 10:30 AM

Location: Meet in the parking lot at 850 Lawrence Street, Lowell (look for Ramalho's Gym banner).
Rain or shine

Learn how herring make it back to the Sudbury, Concord, and Assabet Rivers and the challenges they face. Meet an elver that swam 2000 miles “home” to …

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Summer Solstice Soirée

Event Date:

Start Time: 5 PM

End Time: 8 PM

Are you looking forward to celebrating the beauty of summertime in Lowell? Join us for our annual Summer Solstice Soirée. The event will be Saturday, June 17th, 5-8pm at the …

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Eco-Film: Kombit the Cooperative

Event Date:

Start Time: 6:30 pm

End Time: 8:30 pm

Location: Lowell National Historical Park Visitor Center, 246 Market St., Lowell, MA

Reforesting Haiti, Five Million Trees at a Time. Did you know that Haiti used to be the richest agricultural country in the Caribbean?…

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Concord River Whitewater Rafting

whitewater, rafting, Concord River, adventure, Lowell, outdoors, rapids

Event Date:

Start Time: 9AM & 1PM

End Time: Trips run at 9AM & 1PM, every Saturday & Sunday

The 2017 Whitewater Rafting Season is Here! Around here, you don’t need to look far to find adventure…

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Spring Birding at the Lowell Cemetery

biriding, urban conservation, urban wildlife, Lowell, Lowell Parks & Conservation Trust

Event Date:

Start Time: 7:00 AM

End Time: 9:00 AM

Location: Just inside the gate at the Lawrence St. entrance to the Lowell Cemetery

Bring your binoculars!
Observe spring migrants that use the water of the Concord River and the trees of the Lowell Cemetery for…

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Eco-Film: How To Let Go of the World…

Event Date:

Start Time: 6:30 pm

End Time: 8:30 pm

Location: Lowell National Historical Park Visitor Center, 246 Market St., Lowell, MA

…And Love All the Things that Climate Can’t Change. Oscar Nominated director Josh Fox takes a look at climate change in his latest…

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PLAYCation: Exploring with the Lorax!

Event Date:

Start Time: 11:00 AM

End Time: 12:30 PM

Location: Hawk Valley Farm, End of Varnum Terrace, Lowell, MA

Experience Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax like never before
…on a walk through Hawk Valley Farm! In honor of Earth Day, learn about the Lorax and how he “speaks for the trees” as you…

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Calling All Lock Tenders

Trained, volunteer lock tenders operate the locks and greet rafters at Lower Locks at the end of their trip.

Event Date:

Start Time: 9:00 AM

End Time: 1:00 PM

Location: UMass Inn & Conference Center, 50 Warren Street, Lowell MA

Interested in becoming part of living history? Join us for lock-tender training! Operate canal…

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Eco-Film: End of the Line

Event Date:

Start Time: 6:30 pm

End Time: 8:30 pm

Location: Lowell National Historical Park, Visitor Center, 246 Market St., Lowell, MA

Have we reached the limit? You can walk into most grocery stores to purchase fish. But in his documentary THE END OF THE…

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Wanted: Fish Monitoring Volunteers

Event Date:

Start Time: 8pm sharp

End Time: 9pm

Location: Lowell National Historical Park, Visitor Center, 246 Market St., Lowell, MA

Help us bring back more fish to the Concord River

During the spring of 2017, we’re expecting a large run of river herring! We need you to help us count the fish …

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Artist of the Month

Mark Romanowsky, LP&CT Board of Directors

Event Date:

Start Time: Every Sunday in March

Location: 10 Lincoln Street, Westford

Mark Romanowsky, LP&CT Board President, has been selected as the March 2017 “Artist of the Month” at …

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Eco-Film: Jumbo Wild

Event Date:

Start Time: 6:30 pm

End Time: 8:30 pm

Location: Lowell National Historical Park Visitor Center, 246 Market St., Lowell, MA

Protecting Special Places…Sound Familiar? Across our continent, people fight to protect open spaces. For their beauty, for wildlife protection, for recreation–the reasons are…

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