2017 Event Calendar

 

Lowell Women's Week open mic, 2014.

All Lowell Women’s Week events are open to the public! Admission to programs is free unless otherwise noted. All events take place in Lowell unless otherwise noted. 

Please check back often as we will add events on a weekly basis leading up to Women’s Week. If you’d like to get involved with hosting an event, click here or contact JoAnn Marcos or Resi Polixa .  Programs offered during the 2017 Women’s Week events are listed below by date.

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Lowell Women’s Week is a component fund of the Greater Lowell Community Foundation

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Women Looking at Women: A visual art exhibit by Lowell based female artists

 February 8 –  March 12

ALL Greenwald Gallery,

307 Market Street, Lowell

GALLERY HOURS:  Wednesday – Saturday 12 – 6 pm and Sunday 12 – 4pm

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Pre-Women’s Week Event!  : Kick! It’s Not How High. It’s How Strong!   Author book signing and reading with Merrimack Valley Playwrights   

Sunday, February 26  |  1:00 pm

HyperText Bookstore and Café

107 Merrimack Street, Lowell

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On her way to her first big New York audition, dancer Bernie O’Connell is kidnapped and assaulted in a vacant lot in Queens. KICK follows Bernie from a kickline to A Chorus Line to Hollywood and back as she picks up the pieces and finds the glue to put herself back together. Joanna Rush entertains and weaves a tale with wisdom and humor.

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 Pre Women’s Week event! : Being Mortal film screening    

Adobe Photoshop PDFThursday, March 2 | 5:30-8 pm            

Clark Auditorium, Lowell General Hospital        

295 Varnum Avenue, Lowell

Join Circle Home for a free screening and discussion of the PBS Frontline documentary Being Mortal.  Based on the best-selling book by Dr. Atul Gawande, this film explores the hopes of patients and families facing terminal illness, their relationships with their doctors, and the care they receive near end of their lives.  The film follows Dr. Gawande as he shares stories from the people and families he encounters.  After the screening, we’ll talk about actions you can take to communicate your health care decisions, with a discussion panel featuring palliative care physician, Ramya Prabhakar, MD.  Watch a trailer here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VRkr09ZMI3w

Women are so often the family caregivers – see this documentary, join the conversation, have some refreshments, and explore what matters to you and your family.  Free to all.

For more info, contact: Irene Egan, Circle Home, Inc., 978-805-2641  Irene.Egan@CircleHomeHealth.org

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 Pre Women’s Week event: Kick! It’s Not How High. It’s How Strong!

Friday, March 3 and Saturday, March 4, 2017

Burgoyne Theater, 40 Paige Street, Lowell

Image Theater presents Kick: It’s Not How High – It’s How Strong! Theatre critic Beatrice Williams-Rude wrote of this off-Broadway production, “Kick is a kaleidoscope of finely etched characters and a tour de force for the astonishingly talented Joanna Rush who both wrote and performs it.” (See full review here!) The play recounts the hilarious mishaps that befall Bernadette O’Connell from Catholic school girl to life as a Rockette – and the painful memory of a rape that haunts her.

Wearers of a Women’s Week pin will receive a $5 discount off the $25 ticket price. Pins are available at LTC (Lowell Telecommunications Corporation), 246 Market Street, Lowell. 

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WATER IS LIFE: Clean Water and Its Impact on Women and Girls Around the World

Gallery Talk at the New England Quilt Museum

Saturday, March 4 · 11 am

Water is Life is comprised of forty-one art quilts made by women from Europe and North America to highlight the crucial need for access to clean water for women around the world. This exhibition, which opened at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland is a joint effort of Quilt for Change, a nonprofit project dedicated to using quilting to raise awareness of issues important to women, and American Exchange Rome. The New England Quilt Museum is proud to host this important exhibition through April 29, 2017.

Please join us on Saturday, March 4 at 11 am for this special gallery talk with Allison Wilbur of Quilts for Change. To celebrate Lowell Women’s Week, the Museum is pleased to welcome all visitors free of charge during this program.

For more details and directions, please visit nequiltmuseum.org

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WOMEN IN JEOPARDY

March 5-12

Merrimack Repertory Theatre

50 East Merrimack Street

Lowell, MA 01852

When a mysterious disappearance sets the community on edge, middle-aged mom Liz’s best friends leap to the rescue as the zany caper flings them from the ‘burbs to the wilds of Utah; because there’s no danger great enough to stop women from solving crimes if they want to! A riotous comedy about trading in wine glasses for spy glasses when the mid-life crisis just isn’t your speed. (See a fuller description here: http://www.mrt.org/women-jeopardy-synopsis)

MRT is offering $5 off tickets to anyone who shows their women’s week button for performances between March 5-12. If reserving tickets online (https://tickets.mrt.org/Online/), use the promo code WOMENSWEEK, then show your button when you arrive to pick up the tickets.

Women’s Week buttons will be available at the March 6 Women’s Week Breakfast. They are currently available at LTC (Lowell Telecommunications Corporation), 246 Market Street, Lowell.

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MONDAY, March 6, 2017| 7:15 – 9:00 am
22nd Annual Lowell Women’s Week Breakfast
Women Taking a Stand- Roaring into the Future
Lenzi’s (810 Merrimack Ave., Dracut)

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Please join us for a morning of inspiring words, community, and recognizing the achievements of extraordinary women in greater Lowell. We are proud to announce Julie Chen, Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation @ UMass Lowell as this year’s Keynote Speaker.  Come hear her inspiring story of breaking barriers and ways she is encouraging young women to  be the next generation of innovators. Julie is taking a stand and leading women into the future. We are honored to have Lianna Kushi, Executive Director-Lowell & Lawrence Entrepreneurship for All (EforALL) as the MC for the morning’s event.

The 2017 recipients of the Because of Her Award will be honored for their creative and positive ways of meeting real needs in our community.

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20th Annual Braided Streams: Women of Faith Speak 

Tuesday, March 7  | 3:30 – 4:45 pm  & 5:00 – 6:15 pm

UMass Lowell South Campus      

Dugan Hall 101, 883 Broadway Street, Lowell

Women student panelists from diverse faith traditions reflect on their experiences of the intersection between religion and gender.  2017 marks the 20th annual offering of Braided Streams!

Sponsored by : Protestant Campus Ministry at Lowellbraided-stream-pic2

Map: Click here

For more information and to arrange parking

Call 978-934-5014 or email: Imogene_Stulken@uml.edu

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Judith Black – “Meet Lucy Stone”

Tuesday, March 7 | 7:00 – 8:30 pm                        

Lowell National Historical Park Visitor Center                    

246 Market Street, Lowell (free parking at 304 Dutton Street)

_0005_jblackIn this first-person presentation, professional storyteller Judith Black presents Lucy Stone, the woman many called “the shining star” of the anti-slavery and Woman’s Rights movements. Experience the mid-19th century through the eyes of a Massachusetts woman who dared to speak in public to sway public sentiment about the two most controversial issues of her time: slavery and the legal subordination of women. This fight would outlive Lucy Stone, but forever carry her words, organization, commitment, and vision.

RSVP 978-970-5080 or by e-mail to: TIHC@uml.edu

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international-womens-dayInternational Women’s Day            Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Join together with us to RALLY  in the Lower Café, Cowan Center, Lowell Campus at 1:00pm!!

This year, for International Women’s Day we will… 

Celebrate women’s achievement and education

Challenge inequality and campaign against violence

Forge women’s advancement and close the gender wage gap

Immediately following the rally we will march to the offices of our local representatives to make our voices heard.

Look for us in the lobby to sign a petition regarding women’s issues.

For more information, please see the flyer attached or contact Maria McDuffie at mcduffiem@middlesex.mass.edu (978-656-3457).”

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Women & Tech Pitch Contest

Wednesday, March 8 |6:00 pm -8:00 pm                   

Innovation Hub, 110 Canal Street, Lowell

Women In Technology Pitch Contest

As a part of the annual Lowell Women’s Week, join us for the first ever Women in

Tech Pitch Contest on Wednesday, March 8th at 6pm at the UMass Lowell Innovation Hub. Eight startups will face off for the chance to win cash prizes and recognition for their idea!

Judges for the Evening Include:

  • Massachusetts State Senator Eileen Donoghue
  • Anita Worden, Co-founder & CEO of Yaskawa Solectria Renewables
  • Sheila Narayan, Managing Director at Golden Seeds
  • Jill Drury, Department Head of Mitre Center and Adjunct Professor at UML
  • Kate Sokolnicki, Product Marketing Specialist at Rockwell Automation

Hosted by the City of Lowell, UMass Lowell, Middlesex Community College, The Greater Lowell Chamber and EforALL.  This program is free but please RSVP below.

RSVP HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/women-in-technology-pitch-contest-tickets-31601870044

 

 

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Empowering Our Sisters

March 8th 3:00-8:00pm

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103 Market Street, Lowell, MA

Please join us to support DAYS FOR GIRLS a non-profit organization which provides feminine hygiene kits and much more to girls and woman around the world. These kits help create equal opportunities by assisting these girls and woman to not miss days of school and or work which give them a disadvantage for equal opportunities within their lives. We will be sewing cloth pads that will be given to Days for Girls’ local chapter leader Heidi Logan to add to their kits. No sewing experience required!

Why do this you may ask? Some reasons to think about….

Dignity: Around the world, girls and women without pads use rags, mattress stuffing, banana leaves, feathers, and cow dung to manage their menstruation. Noreen from Kenya wrote, “When we have those kits, we can do something great in this world.” 

Education: In India, 1 in 4 girls drop out of school when they start menstruating.  

Economic Growth: 56% of women in Sindh, Pakistan, said that menstruation impacted their work.

Time: Women menstruate 60 days, or 2 months a year. Days for Girls kits last 2-4 years, which can earn back up to 240 days of opportunity.

Join our Facebook event page at: https://www.facebook.com/events/1643265409312619/

Information and statistics found on Days for Girls website. To find more information about this organization and how you can help please visit: https://www.daysforgirls.org/

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Khmer Women Leading the Way
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Community Celebration of Khmer Women

element-careThursday, March 9 | 11:30 am-1:30 pm

Element Care

166 Central Street Lowell, MA 01852

This celebration highlights the journey of Khmer (Cambodian) women, from refugee camps to Lowell Massachusetts. The keynote speaker and other Khmer women will share their personal journey to professional success and community activism. With great courage, generosity, compassion and determination, Khmer women continue to make a difference in their community.

Lunch and Networking included.  Event open to women and men

Keynote Speaker:  Ms. Bora Chiemruom, Executive Director, Commonwealth of Massachusetts Asian American Commission. Ms. Chiemruom was born in Battambang, Cambodia. In 1981, Bora obtained sponsorship to the United States along with her paternal grandparents, widowed mother and two siblings. Bora grew up in Lowell, MA. and continues to be a passionate advocate for the Khmer community and for all Asian Americans.
Sponsored by:

RSVP:  Judy Mackey Element Care jmackey@elementcare.org  by March 7, 2016

Sponsored by: Lowell Community Health Center and Element Care

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Women in the Mix

womeninmixThursday, March 9, 2017 | 5:30 – 7:30 pm 

Lowell Community Health Center

161 Jackson Street, Lowell

Join Women Across Greater Lowell for a Fun Night of Networking!

We are bringing together women from a vast array of backgrounds and industries to connect with one another on both a personal and professional lever. Attendees will range from young professional to women who are established in their careers.  Join us and learn more about the amazing women we have in our community and make some new meaningful connections. Remember to bring plenty of business cards!

Sponsored by: Lowell General Hospital, Lowell General Hospital Auxiliary, Lowell Community Health Center, Greater Lowell Health Alliance and Circle Health.

Registration encouraged.  Call 978-788-7368 or resister online at https://lowellwomeninthemix.eventbrite.com

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Girls Night Out!

Polka Dot Powerhouse’s 1st Birthday Party/Girls Night Out

Friday, March 10th 6:00 pm  – 9:00 pm

Lenzi’s

810 Merrimack Ave, Dracut MA.

Join us for this special social event for members and guests that would involve shopping, cocktails, apps and just great connecting. Polka Dot Powerhouse is a women’s connection International Organization that believes in connecting the world’s most positive, most action-forward, most amazing, top 10% doer business women. We connect them to do business together, encourage them to lift each other up personally and professionally and to build long term friendships and business partnerships. Help us celebrate our 1st year in Massachusetts with over 100 + Members!

Free Admission to Members and Women’s Week Guests!

Socializing + Shopping = FUN Girls Night Out!  night-out

 

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Women & Textiles Expo!

Saturday, March 11, 2017 | 10 am – 4 pmunnamed-19

The Onyx Room at Western Avenue Studios                        

122 Western Avenue,   Lowell

Women & Textile Expo is a dynamic daylong exposition focused on the diverse ways in which local women engineer use  materials to design artful clothing and substantial fabric.  A colorful array of demonstrations and presentations highlight the historical, cultural and environmental roles women makers, designers, and entrepreneurs throughout the textile exposition.  Attendees can shop for original items at the Textile Marketplace, see unique handmade garments at the fashion show, and experience the life of a Mill Girl through a historical portrayal.  Creative workshops include fashion hacks, wet felting with soap, pin loom weaving, crocheted hyperbolic planes and PLARN woven bowls.

This family-friendly event is presented by Loading Dock Arts Inc., and the Loading Dock Arts Education and is FREE to the public.

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FinanciallyHers 

Saturday, March 11 | 10 AM – 2 PM

Stoklosa Middle School, 560 Broadway Street, Lowell

Join Community Teamwork Inc.’s Center for Financial Self-Sufficiency for our 7th annual FinanciallyHers Conference. FinanciallyHers is a FREE event focusing on women and their personal financial journeys. The conference includes a workshop session, lunch, and a panel discussion. Workshop offerings include Me and My Tween; How to Land that Job You Want; The Power of the 700 Credit Score; and The Why Behind the Buy. Attendees receive giveaways that include gift cards!

This is a free event, but registration is required.  Please call 978-654-5673 to sign up.

There will be no child care at the event.

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Boarding House to Beacon Hill

March 11th, 2:30 pm at 40 French St., Lowell, MA

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Join rangers from Lowell National Historical Park and Longfellow House-Washington’s Headquarters for Boarding House to Beacon Hill, a Women’s History Month program exploring how the lives of two very different women, Fanny Appleton Longfellow (daughter of mill Financier Nathan Appleton) and Lucy Larcom (mill girl and daughter of a boarding house keeper), were affected by the booming textile industry in the early 1800s. Using their words and objects from the collection, we’ll explore the similarities and differences between growing up as a mill proprietor’s daughter in Boston and working as a mill girl in the City of Spindles. There will a companion event in Cambridge on March 18th at 2:30 pm.

The event is free and open to the public.

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 KEEPING YOU SAFE! 

Free Women’s Self Defense Workshop  lowell police

Monday, March 13 | 5:30 – 7:30 pm                

Lowell Senior Center 

276 Broadway Street, Lowell

Introduction to personal safety & self-defense for women.  Learn warning signs of aggressive behavior, how to react to an attack  and basic self-defense skills.

Can you protect yourself from an attack?

1 in 3 women will be assaulted in their lifetime.  Every 9 seconds in the U.S. a woman is assaulted or beaten.  Reduce your risk by being prepared from this hands-on, full contact course. Trained staff from the LPD & UML Police will teach you techniques to defend yourself against an attacker. Come Lean the basic safety defense moves needed to defend yourself from an attack.

Seats are limited RVSP by March 1, 2017 to  Sara Khun at 978-674-1877 or email at skhun2lowellma.gov

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Rescheduled for Tuesday April 11  6:30pm to 8:30 pm.

Film Screening: Traces of the Trade: A Story from the Deep North

traces of the tradejpgTuesday, April 11| 6:30 – 8:30 pm                  

Lowell National Historical Park Visitor Center              

246 Market Street, Lowell   

(free parking at 304 Dutton Street)

In Traces of the Trade, Producer/Director Katrina Browne tells the story of her forefathers, the largest slave-trading family in U.S. history. Given the myth that the South is solely responsible for slavery, viewers will be surprised to learn that Browne’s ancestors were Northerners living in Bristol, R.I.  Katrina’s family was highly regarded in Bristol and the Local Episcopal Church.   The film follows Browne and nine fellow family members on a remarkable journey which brings them face-to-face with the history and legacy of New England’s hidden enterprise.  Multiple reactions and responses to their particular family history, to white privilege and to the complexities of identities are explored. Conversation following the film.

Discussion and  Q&A-  Facilitated by Anne Mulvey, PhD. Professor Emerita, UMass Lowell.

This event is free and open to the public.  Please join us!

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This Program is Cancelled – We apologize that this program will not be held this year

CPR: Creativity, Persistence & Resilience

Wednesday, March 15 | 3:00 – 5:00 pm

Café UTEC,  41 Warren Street,  Lowell

 

Come Play for Change! Stretch…move…breathe…tell stories and creatively explore ways that you are persistent and resilient. InterPlay is a global movement that uses creativity to build inclusive communities and to generate potent peace around the corner and around the world. The session will be led by C.C. King & Anne Mulvey, InterPlay leaders (www.interplay.org). Light refreshments. This event is free and open to the public.

Registration is encouraged but not required. To register or for more information: contact C. C. King (ccking.interplay@gmail.comS)or Anne Mulvey (anne_mulvey@uml.edu).

Sponsored by UTEC

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Journeys of Courage: Stories of Immigrant & Refugee Women

Thursday, March 16  11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Center to Hope and Healing, Inc.  (CHH)

21 George Street, Suite 400, Lowell

The Center for Hope and Healing, Inc. (CHH) will host an educational event highlighting the journeys of immigrant and refugee women who leave their country of origin and everything familiar in search of safety, stability, and prosperity in the U.S. These journeys to safety are often dangerous for women making them targets of physical and sexual violence. CHH offers culturally relevant and trauma-informed bilingual services to immigrant and refugee survivors of sexual abuse. Join us for an informative session where participants will deepen their understanding of the immigration and acculturation process, receive resources, and hear about CHH’s culturally relevant strategies of community engagement.

Refreshments will be served.  This event is free on open to the public.                                        Please RSVP your attendance to paula@chhinc.org

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In Her Shoes

March 16th, 2017   6-8pm

Humanity boutique, 128 Merrimack Street, Lowell

Limited Space, RSVP ONLY to hello@humanitystyle.com

Join us for a storytelling series by 10 inspiring women in our community. Whether they’ll sing a tune, do spoken words or teach us a traditional dance in their culture, we’ll hear about their experience growing up in Lowell as a colored women.

We will also be remembering the life and vision of Many (Lee) Pho of Little Delights Bakery.
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Your City Saturday with YWCA Girls Going Green Team

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Lowell National Historical Park Visitor Center

246 Market Street, Lowell (free parking at 304 Dutton Street)

Come by Lowell National Historical Park anytime from 1-4, for our monthly Your City Saturday event, and celebrate Women’s History Month with park rangers and the YWCA Girls Going Green team! This month we are looking at how to be “green”, or friendly to our environment. Stop by and make your own natural body scrub. You can learn about where ingredients in everyday products come from. Build your own creative inventions and create your own magazines using recycled materials and think about the endless possibilities of reusing, reducing, and recycling! This event is a drop-in anytime program for the whole family!

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 Marcia Estabrook performing Ellen Craft 

Tuesday, March 21 | 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Lowell National Historical Park Visitor Center                   

246 Market street, Lowell  

(free parking at 304 Dutton St.)

This riveting performance highlights the heroic efforts of Ellen and William Craft, an enslaved married couple who made history when they first masterminded an innovative escape from bondage in 1848. In December of that year, Ellen Craft, a light-skinned Georgia slave, dressed herself as a man and boarded a train bound for Savannah while her husband, William, posed as her slave. Follow their journey through Boston, Nova Scotia, and England as Marcia Estabrook reenacts this powerful story filled with danger, narrow escapes, victory and the love between a man and a woman united in their determination to be free.

RSVP 978-970-5080 or by e-mail to: TIHC@uml.edu

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Women Marching: Sustaining Activism & Community

Wednesday, March 22 | 3:30 – 5:00 pm

UMass Lowell, South Campus, Center for Women & Work

150 Wilder Street, Lowell

 Members of the UMass Lowell community who participated in the January 21st Women’s Marches in Washington D.C. or Boston will describe and reflect on their experiences at the march and political activism since then. We will share stories and exchange strategies and resources as well as ways to sustain ourselves and our communities over the long haul. Light refreshments. This event is free and open to the public.

Sponsors: UMass Lowell Center for Women & Work, Gender Studies Program, Psychology Department, Community Social Psychology Graduate Program, and Office of Student Activities & Leadership

PANELISTS:
Meg A. Bond 
Psychology Professor, Center for Women & Work Director
Alex Karabatsos
Vice-President, Student Government Association (SGA)
Charlotte Mandell
Professor Emerita, former Vice Provost
Kelsey Paine
President, Feminism Represents Equality for Everyone (FREE)
THANK YOU TO OUR UMASS LOWELL SPONSORS:
Special thanks to Darcie Boyer, Susan Gaylord, Amy Liss and our panelists. 
For information about Lowell Women’s Week,
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Dinner with Our Docs: Women and Heart Disease

Tuesday, March 28 | 6 – 8 pm                     

Clark Auditorium, Lowell General Hospital Main Campus                             

295 Varnum Avenue, Lowell

Dr. Miret Ibrahim, board-certified cardiologist practicing at Merrimack Valley Cardiology, will discuss the facts and fiction when it comes to heart disease in women. Dinner will be provided.

REGISTER ONLINE

To register by phone, call 877-LGH-WELL (877-544-9355).

Link to our website event: http://www.lowellgeneral.org/health-and-wellness/your-heart-health/dinner-with-our-docs-women-and-heart-disease

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Eco- Film Series : End of the Line

end-of-the-lineTuesday, March 28 | 6:30 – 8:30 pm

Lowell National Historical Park Visitor  Center              

246 Market Street, Lowell  

(Free parking at 304 Dutton Street)

Have we reached the limit?   You can walk into most grocery stores to purchase fish. But in his documentary THE END OF THE LINE, filmmaker Rupert Murray shows us fish may not be so plentiful. He explores the drastic decline in global fish populations thanks to over-fishing–and what it might take to bring them back.

Lowell Park and conservation Trust In partnership with the Lowell Film Collaborative.

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Through Gay Eyes Screening and Reception

Thursday, March 30 | 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

LTC Lowell Telecommunications Corporation

246 Market Street, Lowell

History UnErased, Inc. (HUE) and ONE Archives Foundation at USC Libraries present an LGBTQ visual history exhibit featuring rare and never seen before images and primary source documents. The exhibit presents an expanded American civil rights story that includes LGBTQ voices through the decades. The exhibit, curated by HUE co-founder Debra Fowler, is currently on display through March. A screening of Through Gay Eyes, a documentary produced by Debra in Lowell and filmed by Lowell High School graduate Connor Crosby, will take place at the closing reception on March 30. In attendance will be special guest David Scondras, Lowell High ’65, an early proponent for HIV/AIDS research and founder of Search for a Cure. Check out the documentary trailer for Through Gay Eyes here.

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Film Screening: Traces of the Trade:

                               A Story from the Deep North

traces of the tradejpgTuesday, April 11 | 6:30 – 8:30 pm                  

Lowell National Historical Park Visitor Center              

246 Market Street, Lowell   

(free parking at 304 Dutton Street)

In Traces of the Trade, Producer/Director Katrina Browne tells the story of her forefathers, the largest slave-trading family in U.S. history. Given the myth that the South is solely responsible for slavery, viewers will be surprised to learn that Browne’s ancestors were Northerners living in Bristol, R.I.  Katrina’s family was highly regarded in Bristol and the Local Episcopal Church.   The film follows Browne and nine fellow family members on a remarkable journey which brings them face-to-face with the history and legacy of New England’s hidden enterprise.  Multiple reactions and responses to their particular family history, to white privilege and to the complexities of identities are explored. Conversation following the film.

Discussion and  Q&A-  Facilitated by Anne Mulvey, PhD. Professor Emerita, UMass Lowell.

This event is free and open to the public.  Please join us!

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Post Women’s Week Event! : Take Back the Night 2017

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April 27,2017 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm   Rally starts at City Hall in Lowell and travels to University Crossing for Speaking and sharing.

Take Back the Night is a nation-wide movement that brings awareness to the impact sexual violence has an individuals and communities.  It is observed annually, in Lowell, with a rally at City Hall followed by a march to University Crossing.  The night ends with an open mic for survivors to share their experience, and hope with their communities.

The Center for Hope and Healing                                                                                                                           21 George Street, 4th Floor    Lowell                                                                                                           Phone: 978-452-7721  email: info@chhinc.org

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