2021 Lowell City of Learning Festival

Mosaic Lowell Listening Session Mosaic Lowell aspires to be a new cultural economy plan for all of Lowell. What inspires you about the community? What is Lowell's arts and cultural scene missing? What would you like to see? Please join us at https://us06web.zoom.us/j/89117413227?pwd=QWNsVGhIT2tBQ0tPeUxTZXJSOERCQT09#success Please cut and paste this link into your web browser.

2021 Lowell City of Learning Festival

The Power of Empathy: Reduce Stress and Build Better Adult/Child Relationships Stress is alarmingly pervasive in daily life. We all need tools to deal with tension in healthy and productive ways. In this webinar with Koa Goode, a Social Worker and Case Manager at Greater Lawrence Community Action Council, we'll explore the lasting benefits of […]

2021 Lowell City of Learning Festival

From Ice Age to Industrial Age: Merrimack River Evolution Merrimack River Watershed Council Join the Merrimack River Watershed Council as we present the fascinating story of the Merrimack River's evolution. Our interactive slideshow will look at the dynamic forces that have changed the river -- and, along the way, you'll learn something new about the […]

2021 Lowell City of Learning Festival

Mill City Grows Friday at the Farm with Mill City Grows! Register at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeBb5tsIlUhxq8e9AghZTuA8kUK70IP7HyNrvGAwI1iU6nGhA/viewform Help bring thousands of pounds of locally grown food to our community! At the heart of Mill City Grows is our Urban Farm Program which produces all the seasonal fruits and vegetables we make available to the community. We use organic […]

2021 Lowell City of Learning Festival

Instrument Petting Zoo at Hawk Valley Farm Lowell Parks & Conservation Trust and Lowell Learns Join the Lowell Parks & Conservation Trust and musicians from Lowell Learns for our first ever Instrument Petting Zoo at Hawk Valley Farm. Several types of instruments will be available to "pet" (practice playing), such as the ukulele and various […]

2021 Lowell City of Learning Festival

How to find and develop a personal story Lowell Storytelling A 60-minute workshop to help you find and tell a personal story from your life. We will share brainstorming activities, how to craft a story, what to avoid, and more! Attendees are encouraged to bring a laptop/tablet, or pen and paper, so they can take […]

2021 Lowell City of Learning Festival

Richard and Nancy Donahue Academic Arts Center, 240 Central Street

Lowell Chamber Orchestra Discovery Series - Shostakovich's Chamber Symphony No. 8 Dmitri Shostakovich's life was not an easy one; he lived through terribly uncertain times and he suffered in many ways under the hand of the Soviet authorities. His compositions, which made him a very famous composer, were coded messages for his audience and, in […]

Global 2021 Learning Festival

Contradictory Place: Cotton Mills Alongside Anti-Slavery Efforts in Lowell, Massachusetts A discussion with UMass Lowell Professor Robert Forrant with a video excerpt describing the extraordinary anti-slavery efforts taking place in Lowell in the mid-19th century when the cotton mills, which relied on enslaved labor in the South, were at their peak.  Prof. Robert Forrant and […]

Global 2021 Learning Festival

First in Family: A Conversation Across Continents “First in Family” students and mentors in the USA and Australia will share their experiences as the first in their families to go to university. Join the conversation lead by students from UMass Lowell and University of Wollongong, Australia. RSVP: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwpdumtpj4qHdc8PtsUirMaAzIe5Pdo2bEX

Global 2021 Learning Festival

Practical tips and tools to reduce stress experienced during COVID-19 Koa Goode of the Greater Lawrence Family Action Council and Fiona Jensen of Calmer Choice will offer practical, effective tips and tools to reduce stress and improve communication. RSVP: https://globallearningfestival.com/event/practical-tips-and-tools-to-reduce-stress-experienced-during-covid-19/#rsvp-now

Global 2021 Learning Festival

Dance Moves for Parkinson's Disease (PD) Dance MOVES for PD is a virtual dance movement program designed for people with Parkinson’s Disease, and accessible to people of all mobility levels including senior citizens and wheelchair users.  Seated or standing, all students are engaged in the art of dance and the physical, mental, and emotional benefits […]

Global 2021 Learning Festival

Avery Bakes Pumpkin Bread and Jam Squares In this live, 30-minute program, seven year old Avery will show us how to bake two, traditional New England recipes – Pumpkin Bread and Jam Squares – and take questions from the audience.  She launched her cooking show during the pandemic lockdown in Massachusetts so that her friends […]