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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Winter Solstice Walk

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Start Time: 7AM

End Time: 8:30 AM

Location: Hawk Valley Farm (park at the end of Varnum Terrace, Lowell 01854)

Celebrate the Winter Solstice with a sunrise walk. Slow down during this busy time of year to celebrate the longer days to come.

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Visit our shop on Etsy.

Shop on Etsy

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Location: On-line @ Etsy

Support LP&CT and help us protect special places by shopping on our Etsy page.

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Lily & Amina

Annual Fund

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Your donation to the Annual Fund will provide critical year-end support to our conservation, education, and stewardship programs.

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Past Events

#GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday

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Start Time: 12AM

End Time: 12PM

Location: on-line, anytime, anywhere

Donate today through Facebook and your gift will be doubled by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation!

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LP&CT Annual Meeting 2017

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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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Environmental Studies School – September 23rd and 24th 2017

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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

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

Forest Therapy – Postponed

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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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Join us for Yoga in the Park with Marie Marchand.

Yoga in the Park

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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

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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

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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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Summer Solstice Soirée

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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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RiverFest Program: Fish Restoration in the Watershed

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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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Eco-Film: Kombit the Cooperative

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

Concord River Whitewater Rafting

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

Spring Birding at the Lowell Cemetery

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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…

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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!

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

Calling All Lock Tenders

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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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