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About Lowell
Lowell Massachusetts is located in northeastern Massachusetts about 25 miles north of Boston and is accessible via the major highways of routes 495, 3, and 93 as well as the MBTA commuter rail.

Lowell's National Park serves as a tribute to the Industrial Revolution and the textile industry that was so much a part of New England in the 19th century. The rehabbed mill buildings, the trolley and canal, and the museums are all part of Lowell's Historical tours.

The 19th century mill buildings host small and large companies at unique financial incentives which serves to promote new growth and development in Lowell. The Lowell Auditorium is a 3,200 seat venue which hosts many of the country's best performers at very reasonable prices.

The city's workforce is computer literate and supported by the schools in the district. Lowell is home to the University of Massachusetts at Lowell and Middlesex Community College. The student population creates a profitable atmosphere for retail businesses in downtown Lowell and surrounding neighborhood.

Lowell is built around the Merrimack River and its diverse canal system which adds to its character and appeal. Residents proudly proclaim that Lowell has something for everyone with its unmatched quality of life.

The late Ed McMahon from the Tonight Show was born in Detroit and grew up in Lowell, Massachusetts. He got his start on television playing a circus clown on the 1950-51 variety series Big Top.

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Nov-OSHA10hr.Construction Safety-CANCELLED

When: Nov 4, 2014 8 AM in Lowell, Massachusetts (Tue, 04 Nov 2014 08 )
Lowell Makes 1st Anniversary Hackathon


Theme: Monitoring Our Rivers
24 Hours from 12:00 PM to 12:00 PM, November 1 st to 2nd
Lowell Makes invites you to our 1st Anniversary Hackathon, taking place November 1st-2nd in our space at 47 Lee Street
in downtown Lowell. The rules are the simple: Participants will have 24 hours to make something that addresses the
hackathon's theme, and they must do it on site at Lowell Makes. Participants may be individuals or teams of any size.
This year's theme is "Monitoring Our Rivers." For Lowell-area folks, that typically means the Merrimack and Concord
rivers, which merge right in downtown Lowell. However, this hackathon is meant to challenge and inspire people to
devise ways to monitor and track information about any river, anywhere.
What kind of monitoring? That is up to you. It could be a distributed network of sensors that tracks water level,
turbidity, contamination, Ph level, or other water quality and conditional metrics you believe important to track and
share knowledge of. It could be software that aggregates data from numerous sources to derive new insights and
information. Your imagination and creativity are the only limits.
It is a little-known fact that most rivers are not actively monitored. The effects of construction, damming and other
activities on rivers, their ecosystems, and those who live around the rivers often go unnoticed until a tragic event occurs.
Today's modern computers and electronics, combined with the Internet and crowd-sourced data gathering and sharing
could enable never before imagined capabilities to understand the health of our rivers and waterways, allowing for
proactive water management and protection.
The hackathon is open to all members of the public. Minors may participate with parental or guardian supervision. All
participants or their parent/guardian will be required to sign our standard liability waiver and agree to our rules of
Participants will have from 12:00 PM on Saturday, November 1st until 12:00 PM on Sunday, November 2nd. Participant
are not required to stay for the entire period, but all assembly, code writing, testing, etc. must be done on premises
during the hackathon.
Judges from a wide variety of professional and civic backgrounds will award cash and other prizes. Winners will be
announced on Wednesday, November 5th at the Lowell Makes weekly open house.
If you have questions, please email info@lowellmakes.com. To participate, simply arrive at Lowell Makes by 11:45 AM
on Saturday, November 1st.

When: Nov 1, 2014 12 PM to Nov 2, 2014 12 PMin Lowell, Massachusetts (Sat, 01 Nov 2014 12 )
"Bare Naked and Colorful" at Jameson's Restaurant

Come join us for an entertaining paint and sip party hosted by Painting Under the Influence and Jameson's restaurant.† Ticket purchase includes simple step by step professional artist instruction and all the materials you need in creating your masterpiece!† Paint party starts at 7pm and ends at 9pm, but we encourage you to come early for dinner or grab a pre-paint cocktail/beverage for a little liquid encouragement!†No artistic experience necessary...we love our newbies!

Food and drink is not included in ticket purchase

Must be 21 or older to attend

When: Nov 8, 2014 7 PM to Nov 8, 2014 9 PMin Lowell, Massachusetts
Cost: 30.00 true General Admission 30.00

(Sat, 08 Nov 2014 19 )
Sesame Street Live: Make a New Friend
When: Jan 2, 2015 11 AM in Lowell, Massachusetts
Cost: 51.75 - 103.50 (Fri, 02 Jan 2015 11 )
Whiskey Tango
See http://panicinthedark.com/ for details

When: Nov 1, 2014 6 PM in Lowell, Massachusetts (Sat, 01 Nov 2014 18 )
Woven Metal Jewelry
Create beautiful jewelry by weaving with wire and thin sheet metal (copper, brass, and aluminum). Each participant will create their own woven earrings and matching pendant. We will play with basic weave structures, color, and shape. These techniques can be easily reproduced at home with a few hand tools. No metals or weaving experience is necessary.

When: Nov 1, 2014 10 AM to Nov 1, 2014 4 PMin Lowell, Massachusetts (Sat, 01 Nov 2014 10 )
Ariel Strasser
Seiki's CD release show!

When: Dec 7, 2014 6 PM in Lowell, Massachusetts (Sun, 07 Dec 2014 18 )
Hallows Eve 5K Fun Run & Walk

When: Oct 25, 2015 7 AM in Lowell, Massachusetts (Sun, 25 Oct 2015 07 )
Mass.-Lowell vs. New Hampshire
NCAAH Hockey

When: Nov 1, 2014 7 PM in Lowell, Massachusetts (Sat, 01 Nov 2014 19 )
UnScene Comedy Lowell
Boston Comedians team up with local favorite Nick Giasullo to bring you a night of hilarious stand up comedy. Ted Pettingell (Limestone Comedy Festival) Rich Karski (Famous writer of "Dick Picks" and "How to") Christa Weiss (Chicago's funny women's festival) and Shawn Carter (Founder of UnScene Comedy, Boston Comedy Festival, World Series of Comedy, Las Vegas) Zorba Room 439 Market Street, Lowell MA. 01854 Tickets are $15 at the Door but only $10 if you purchase them online.

When: Dec 6, 2014 8 PM to Dec 6, 2014 10 PMin Lowell, Massachusetts
Cost: 10 - 10 USD (Sat, 06 Dec 2014 20 )
Dec (102) 8hr. Hazardous Waste Site Worker Refresher

When: Dec 17, 2014 8 AM in Lowell, Massachusetts (Wed, 17 Dec 2014 08 )
Google Classroom @ LHS
In this workshop you will receive an introduction to Google Classroom, how to access it from school, the main functions of the product and a sneak peak of the classroom in action. Classroom was designed hand-in-hand with Google Apps for Education teachers to help them save time, keep classes organized, and improve communication with students. Staff - $0.00

When: Oct 30, 2014 2:45:00 PM in Lowell, Massachusetts
Cost: $0 (Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:45:00 )
Massachusetts Lowell vs. Albany
WNCAAB Basketball

When: Jan 11, 2015 2 PM in Lowell, Massachusetts (Sun, 11 Jan 2015 14 )
Massachusetts Lowell vs. Stony Brook
WNCAAB Basketball

When: Jan 22, 2015 8 PM in Lowell, Massachusetts (Thu, 22 Jan 2015 20 )
Massachusetts Lowell vs. Hartford
WNCAAB Basketball

When: Jan 17, 2015 2 PM in Lowell, Massachusetts (Sat, 17 Jan 2015 14 )
Big Ben Hillman the Professor of FUNK

When: Nov 21, 2014 9 PM in Lowell, Massachusetts (Fri, 21 Nov 2014 21 )
Massachusetts Lowell vs. New Jersey Tech Highlanders
NCAAB Basketball

When: Dec 3, 2014 7 PM in Lowell, Massachusetts (Wed, 03 Dec 2014 19 )

When: Jan 10, 2015 8 PM in Lowell, Massachusetts (Sat, 10 Jan 2015 20 )
Mount Ida Mustangs at UMASS Lowell Riverhawks Basketball
When: Nov 25, 2014 7 PM in Lowell, Massachusetts (Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19 )
Massachusetts Lowell vs. Binghamton
WNCAAB Basketball

When: Feb 1, 2015 2 PM in Lowell, Massachusetts (Sun, 01 Feb 2015 14 )
Massachusetts Lowell vs. Vermont
WNCAAB Basketball

When: Jan 25, 2015 4 PM in Lowell, Massachusetts (Sun, 25 Jan 2015 16 )

When: Nov 20, 2014 8 PM in Lowell, Massachusetts
Cost: $49.50 / $39.50 / $29.50 (Thu, 20 Nov 2014 20 )
Wild Kratts
When: Nov 15, 2014 3 PM in Lowell, Massachusetts (Sat, 15 Nov 2014 15 )
Willie J Laws "The Last Prophet of the Funky Texas Blues"

When: Nov 1, 2014 9 PM in Lowell, Massachusetts (Sat, 01 Nov 2014 21 )
Erin Harpe
Erin Harpe

When: Nov 14, 2014 9 PM in Lowell, Massachusetts (Fri, 14 Nov 2014 21 )
Jen Kearney
Age Limit: 21+

Jen Kearney

When: Dec 20, 2014 9 PM in Lowell, Massachusetts (Sat, 20 Dec 2014 21 )
Peter Lavender- The Luxury- Jenny & the Gents
J&theGs go on at 9PM

When: Nov 13, 2014 8 PM in Lowell, Massachusetts (Thu, 13 Nov 2014 20 )
WICKED HALLOWEEN feat. Above & Beyond, Benny Benassi, & Audien
All Ages


click here†to grab your last minute online tickets from the Tsongas!










OCTOBER 30 2014

Tsongas Arena

300 Martin Luther King Way

Lowell, MA 01852


When: Oct 30, 2014 7 PM in Lowell, Massachusetts (Thu, 30 Oct 2014 19 )
Lincoln Technical Institute/Adirondack Chairs -$35

This event is hosted by Lincoln Technical Institite, 211 Plain Road, Lowell, MA. †This event is not BYOB (no alcoholic beverages). Refreshments will be provided.

When: Nov 12, 2014 6 PM to Nov 12, 2014 8 PMin Lowell, Massachusetts
Cost: 35.00 true Lincoln Technical Institute/Adirondack Chairs 35.00

(Wed, 12 Nov 2014 18 )
Arduino Workshop

This workshop is for anyone who has never played around with Arduino before and those who have played around a little bit but arenít entirely sure about how the basics work. Itís easier than you think!

We will put together basic single component electrical circuits, learn about analog and digital, input and output, basic programming concepts, practice very basic Serial communication, and briefly cover basic virtual prototyping.

In case you havenít noticed the key word here is "basic."

Students will create three simple circuits highlighting analog and digital forms of input and output. Get started with the Arduino programming environment; briefly discuss programming and virtual prototyping.

Concepts that will be covered include:

  • Using a breadboard
  • Ohmís Law
  • Digital and Analog
  • Input and Output
  • Arduino programming environment basics
  • Serial Monitor usage with text, variables and pin states

The $99 workshop fee includes a Sparkfun Inventor's Kit students get to take home afterward; the kit normally sells online for $99.95. †Members of Lowell Makes may participate in the workshop for $75.

To ensure adequate instructor-student engagement, this workshop is limited to 12 students.

When: Nov 15, 2014 10 AM to Nov 15, 2014 4 PMin Lowell, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit EventBrite.com for pricing. (Sat, 15 Nov 2014 10 )
Black History Month Ball

/ [./..'/Black Tie Ball To Celebrate Black History Month

When: Jan 31, 2015 7 PM to Feb 1, 2015 12 AMin Lowell, Massachusetts (Sat, 31 Jan 2015 19 )
Victorian Trims & Embellishments
Get inspired by 19th-century gown embellishments during this one-day workshop with curator, costume historian, and author of Embellishments: Constructing Victorian Detail, Astrida Schaeffer. Learn how the Victorians thought about design and then make a sampler of the piping, cording, applique, pleating, ribbon, and self-trim techniques that made their clothes fabulous. The class includes a visual tour of 19th-century gowns, handouts, and hands-on instruction. Take your own projects to the next level! Basic sewing skill required. Materials provided. (Note: Embellishments: Constructing Victorian - See more at: http://www.athm.org/programs-events/adult-programs/textile-arts-classes-workshops/#sthash.


When: Nov 8, 2014 10 AM in Lowell, Massachusetts (Sat, 08 Nov 2014 10 )
Massachusetts Lowell vs. Mount Ida College Mustangs
NCAAB Basketball

When: Nov 25, 2014 7 PM in Lowell, Massachusetts (Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19 )
Massachusetts Lowell vs. Rhode Island
WNCAAB Basketball

When: Nov 19, 2014 7 PM in Lowell, Massachusetts (Wed, 19 Nov 2014 19 )
Workforce Training Fund Workshop Session - Lowell

Companies that are ready to apply or are in the process of applying for a Workforce Training Fund General Program Grant are encouraged to attend this 2-hour application workshop.

The General Program Training Grant Application Workshop provides a comprehensive review of the general program grant application including:

  • discussing what makes for a competitive application;
  • how to develop a successful training plan;
  • measurable grant outcomes;
  • grant terminology; and
  • examples of general program grant application

For more information about the Workforce Training Fund Program, visit www.mass.gov/wtfp

When: Dec 3, 2014 8 AM to Dec 3, 2014 11 AMin Lowell, Massachusetts (Wed, 03 Dec 2014 08 )
Kratt Brothers

When: Nov 15, 2014 3 PM in Lowell, Massachusetts (Sat, 15 Nov 2014 15 )
Nov-(303) 24hr. Emergency Responder

When: Nov 17, 2014 8 AM in Lowell, Massachusetts (Mon, 17 Nov 2014 08 )
Center for Hope Healing Take Back the Night Event

Join us for Take Back The Night on TBD. ††

Your support and voice helps to empower survivors and strengthen us all as we unite to end sexual violence in all forms.†

To get involved beyond this event, visit the TBTN Foundation:† www.TakeBackTheNight.org

When: Apr 1, 2015 7 PM to Apr 1, 2015 10 PMin Lowell, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit EventBrite.com for pricing. (Wed, 01 Apr 2015 19 )
Vinny Cirigliano- The Plagiarists- Fun With Hands

When: Dec 6, 2014 10 PM in Lowell, Massachusetts (Sat, 06 Dec 2014 22 )
Mass.-Lowell vs. Harvard
NCAAH Hockey

When: Nov 29, 2014 7 PM in Lowell, Massachusetts (Sat, 29 Nov 2014 19 )
"Dusk Rings a Bell"
Dusk Rings a Bell: Romantic Drama Set by the Sea

When Molly, a divorced PR exec, returns to her childhood vacation home to retrieve an old memento, she encounters a time capsule of an entirely different sort in Dusk Rings a Bell. The souvenir in question is actually Ray, an old fling from her adolescent years, now working as a landscaper and caretaker. As they begin to renew their romance, Ray reveals a shocking crime in his past that left him incarcerated for ten years. What follows is a lyrical and poignant tale of the hopefulness of youth contrasted with the painful realities of life. Michael Bloom directs a stunning new production of this melancholic romance from playwright Stephen Belber and Merrimack Repertory Theatre.

When: Oct 31, 2014 8 PM in Lowell, Massachusetts
Cost: $16.50 - $19.00 (Fri, 31 Oct 2014 20 )
Pierce the Veil and Sleeping With Sirens
When: Feb 13, 2015 11:59:00 PM in Lowell, Massachusetts (Fri, 13 Feb 2015 23:59:00 )
The Butterfly Effect

You're invited to this 2-day conference for young ladies ages 12-17 where we will explore the beauty God has created within us and the importance of every choice we make in life.

Pre-register by January 31st in order to receive all conference materials and be included in meals.

Friday schedule:

  • 6:00pm: Registration opens
  • 7:00pm: Session 1
  • 9:00pm: Pajama Party (sleepover is optional)
  • 11:00pm: Lights out

Saturday schedule:

  • 8:30am: Breakfast
  • 9:30am: Session 2
  • 11:00 am: Small Groups
  • 12:00pm: Lunch
  • 1:00pm: Session 3
  • 2:00pm: Create and Relate
  • 3:30pm: Break
  • 5:00pm: Dinner* (Semi-formal wear)
  • 7:00pm: Session 4
  • 9:00pm: Closing

When: Feb 6, 2015 7 PM to Feb 7, 2015 9 PMin Lowell, Massachusetts (Fri, 06 Feb 2015 19 )
5th Annual Greater Lowell Empty Bowls

Fighting Hunger One Bowl at a Time - Join us for some fabulous soups/rolls (donated by local culinary schools and Chowder Factory) and take home a handmade keepsake bowl as a reminder of all the empty bowls in this world. Proceeds to benefit Living Waters Center of Hope in Lowell, each year they in turn share a portion with another local organization. See the flyer for more details.....

When: Jan 25, 2015 11 AM to Jan 25, 2015 3 PMin Lowell, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit EventBrite.com for pricing. (Sun, 25 Jan 2015 11 )
Massachusetts Lowell vs. Bryant
WNCAAB Basketball

When: Dec 10, 2014 5 PM in Lowell, Massachusetts (Wed, 10 Dec 2014 17 )
Massachusetts Lowell vs. Yale
WNCAAB Basketball

When: Dec 8, 2014 7 PM in Lowell, Massachusetts (Mon, 08 Dec 2014 19 )
Massachusetts Lowell vs. Mount Ida College
WNCAAB Basketball

When: Nov 24, 2014 7 PM in Lowell, Massachusetts (Mon, 24 Nov 2014 19 )
Massachusetts Lowell vs. Central Conn. St.
WNCAAB Basketball

When: Nov 22, 2014 2 PM in Lowell, Massachusetts (Sat, 22 Nov 2014 14 )
Massachusetts Lowell vs. Fairleigh Dickinson
WNCAAB Basketball

When: Nov 30, 2014 2 PM in Lowell, Massachusetts (Sun, 30 Nov 2014 14 )
Pierce The Veil, Sleeping With Sirens

When: Feb 13, 2015 7 PM in Lowell, Massachusetts
Cost: $29.50 (Fri, 13 Feb 2015 19 )

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