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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Forest Therapy with Lisa Gwiazda

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

Immerse yourself in “forest bathing” — a well-known Japanese practice, called Shinrin Yoku for managing stress and connecting to nature. The walks are gentle immersions where you will be guided…

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Past Events

Eco-Film: Queen of the Sun

Eco-film: Queen of the Sun, beekeepers

Event Date:

Start Time: 6:30 PM

End Time: 8:30 PM

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

What are the Bees Telling Us? QUEEN OF THE SUN takes us on a journey through the catastrophic disappearance of bees and the…

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Winter Scavenger Hunt at Hawk Valley Farm

Wildlife tracking at Hawk Valley Farm

Event Date:

Start Time: 11 AM

End Time: 12:30 PM

Location: Hawk Valley Farm

Kids Week 2017: Get outside to explore Lowell’s oldest farm! Owned by the Varnum family for over 350 years and now protected by…

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Maple Sugaring – with Walnut Trees

maple sugaring

Event Date:

Start Time: 12pm

End Time: 1:30pm

Location: Hawk Valley Farm - park at the end of Varnum Terrace, Lowell

You can create delicious sugaring products in your own backyard!  No special equipment required – just an interest in tapping your trees. This…

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Wildlife Tracking at Hawk Valley Farm

Event Date:

Start Time: 9am

End Time: 10:30am

Location: Hawk Valley Farm - parking at the end of Varnum Terrace

Whose tracks are those?! Join us for a winter adventure to follow the tracks of wildlife you might be surprised to find in…

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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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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: 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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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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