Sep
19

Students: Get a Free Ticket to see the Giver this Week!

the-giver-THIS-WEEKEND-v2 Buy a ticket to see THE GIVER and show your student I.D. at the movie theater for a second ticket FREE during week of SEPTEMBER  19 – 25.

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Sep
19

Birding on the Greenway – Tuesday, September 23, 2014 – 7:30AM

It’s never too late to start a life list! Get out there and get some birds! The Lowell Parks and Conservation Trust is leading a special Birding on the Greenway tour Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014, 7:30am. Location: Concord River Greenway, Lawrence Street Section. Join the Trust and Mike Baird, Trust member and birding expert, for an early morning birding exploration of the Concord River Greenway! All levels of birding knowledge welcome! Please RSVP to gwen@lowelllandtrust.org or 978-934-0030.
This is all leading up to the 2015 Year of the Audubon celebration put on by The Pollard Memorial Library, Lowell Parks and Conservation Trust and the John Davis Foundation. This celebration will feature a rotating exhibit of seldom seen John James Audubon prints which the library acquired in 1880. The kick-off of the Audubon exhibit will be on the evening of Wednesday, November 5th at the library. At this special event guest speaker, Chris Leahy, from Mass Audubon will share his birding (and Audubon print) expertise. This will also be the Lowell Parks & Conservation Trust’s official Annual Meeting.

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Sep
18

Today is Read an eBook Day #eBookDay

women reading ebook

“Read an eBook Day is a celebration of modern storytelling. Be a part of the festivities by checking your favorite eBook out from the library, sharing your reading stories, entering to win prizes or just simply setting aside some time to read. Celebrate with your fellow readers.”  Click here to share your story.

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Sep
16

Are You A First Time Home Buyer or Know Someone Who Is?

image-03-buying-a-homeThe Merrimack Valley Housing Partnership is giving several workshops for first time home buyers at their offices in downtown Lowell.

The following topics are covered:

1. Overview of the Home Buying Process
2. Mortgage Application Process
3. Down Payment Assistance Programs
4. Legal Aspects of Purchasing
5. Home Inspections
6. Household Budgeting
7. Building Good Credit
8. Insurance Requirements
9. Multi-Unit Housing Options
10. Responsible Home Ownership

The next classes are:

September 23 for English Speakers

October 25 for Spanish Speakers

October 4 for Khmer Speakers

Online classes are also offered.

Go to their website http://www.mvhp.org for more info or call (978) 450-8490

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Sep
14

Lowell Reads What Lowell Writes: “A Poet in Lowell” a tribute to Lawrence Carradini on Thurday Sept 18 at 7pm

carradini a poet in lowellJoin us for an opening reception for “A Poet in Lowell (September – October 2014)  – an exhibit on the ground floor of the library in tribute to Lawrence Carradini, Lowell poet, who dies May 1, 2014. Readings by Meg Smith, Ala Khaki, Jim Dunn and Tony Sampas. Free admission. Refreshments provided. (photo by Meg Smith)

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