Urban Trails Showcase - National Public Lands Day
Sep
30
9:00 AM09:00

Urban Trails Showcase - National Public Lands Day

Want to try your hand at making flower wreaths, sun prints, straw and paper airplanes - and sample some mini moon pies? Then visit YWCA Lowell from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Urban Trails Showcase, one of many day-long events during Lowell's National Public Lands Day.

Developed by Lowell National Historical Park, the Discover Lowell's Urban Trails initiative  engages local partners, including YWCA Lowell, in creating activities for park visitors. The Lowell Community Health Center, Cambodian Mutual Assistance Association, Lowell Senior Center, and Lowell Middlesex Academy Charter School will share their activities, in addition to the YWCA.

The day's events also include: Volunteering for downtown canal cleanup (9am - 12pm); free admission to Boott Cotton Mills Museum; and free Wellness on the Walkways programs (yoga, Zumba, and birding and urban hikes).  To reserve a space in the Wellness programs, call 978-970-5031 or visit Lowell National Historical Park for more information.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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Safe Summer Community Movie Night - St. Louis School Field
Aug
15
7:15 PM19:15

Safe Summer Community Movie Night - St. Louis School Field

Join members of the Lowell Police Department and friends and family at this free screening of Finding Dory. A community meeting starts at 7:15 pm, then the film at 8:15 pm. Light refreshments and popcorn provided - bring your blankets and chairs!

Girls Going Green from YWCA Lowell will have a table - hope to see you there!

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DANCE 4 PEACE SOCIAL MEDIAtion
Aug
9
7:30 PM19:30

DANCE 4 PEACE SOCIAL MEDIAtion

YWCA's Youth Reaching Out joins friends from Teen Block and the Youth Violence Coalition in hosting the 22nd year of Dance 4 Peace. This year's youth-organized and youth-led performance focuses on awareness of bullying, social media, and making smart choices.

Join in for some great live performances at this community event, that draws large crowds every year! Featuring Triplets Ghetto Kids, notable dance team from Uganda. Doors open at 6:30 pm, show starts at 7 pm. 

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Safe Summer Community Movie Night - Clemente Park
Aug
2
7:15 PM19:15

Safe Summer Community Movie Night - Clemente Park

Join members of the Lowell Police Department and friends and family at this free screening of The Secret Life of Pets. A community meeting starts at 7:15 pm, then the film at 8:15 pm. Light refreshments and popcorn provided - bring your blankets and chairs!

Girls Going Green from YWCA Lowell will have a table - hope to see you there!

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A Summer Solstice Celebration - Boardinghouse Park
Jun
24
12:00 PM12:00

A Summer Solstice Celebration - Boardinghouse Park

Summer is here! Join us and our partners at Lowell National Historical Park for summer fun - draw your version of the sun on a giant banner, learn about solar cooking, sample herb-infused oils and vinegars, create beautiful nature prints using the sun, and play lawn games. Bring your chair or blanket and enjoy the sun, fun, and light refreshments.

For more information or if it rains, contact Suzanne deLesdernier at 978-458-9983. Sponsored by YWCA Lowell and Lowell National Historical Park, as part of the National Park's "Discover Lowell's Urban Trails" program, funded by the National Park Foundation.

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14th Annual Refugee Conference
May
30
8:30 AM08:30

14th Annual Refugee Conference

  • Middlesex Community College (First Floor Cafeteria) (map)
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Embrace, Engage, and Empower: An Individual and Community Response - Join the Lowell community in this important discussion, prompted by two keynote speakers:

  • Cheryl Hamilton, Director of the International Institute of New England
  • Ekhlas Ahmed, Casco Bay High School teacher and former refugee from Darfur

Register here at Eventzilla and in lieu of a registration fee, please bring a Target, Walmart, or Market Basket gift card, or a monetary donation to support refugee families. Refreshments and lunch provided. Parking available at the Lower Locks Garage on 90 Warren Street.

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Full Flower Moon Viewing
May
10
7:45 PM19:45

Full Flower Moon Viewing

Enjoy a celebration of the Full Flower Moon, as it rises just before 8 p.m. Organizers will share fun moon facts, as well as stories about the Full Flower Moon. Co-hosted by Lowell National Historical Park, a partner throughout the year in many YWCA Lowell programs, including City Camp and Girls Going Green.

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