The Clean River Project, a nonprofit organization dedicated to cleaning up the Merrimack River, is holding a fundraiser to benefit the cleanup of the environment on Saturday, July 10 from 8AM to 3PM. The fundraiser will be held at the UMass Lowell Boat House.
Five boats of volunteers will be going out throughout the day, pulling [...]
The Andover Famers Market kicked off the start to its fourth year this past Saturday, June 26, and will run every Saturday until October 9, from 12:30pm to 3:30pm on the lawn of the Andover Historical Society.
Vendors from past years will be back along with several new vendors, all working together to bring an even [...]
The city of Leominster, MA will be celebrating their community during the Annual Summer Stroll tomorrow, Saturday, June 27, from 1 to 5 PM.
This will be the fourth year that Leominster will hold the Summer Stroll. At this year’s Leominster Public Library will be celebrating a 100th anniversary. Leominster’s Colonial Band will also be celebrating [...]
This Saturday, June 26, from 9am-12pm, Latitude Sports Club in Methuen, will be holding a Zumba fundraiser to benefit the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Children’s Hospital Boston. Zumba fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves for an exciting workout routine. There will be gifts, appetizers, pizza, and dessert available in the parking lot for [...]
During the months of June and July, the city of Lowell is hosting a variety of cultural events.
The Franco-American Festival began on Wednesday, June 19, and will continue until Saturday, June 26. This past Saturday was Soirée de Danse with the Johnny Morin Band, followed by a French Mass honoring all Franco-American Veterans and the [...]
Andover’s “Citizens Who Care” and the “Educator of the Year” award recipients were announced at the Wyndham Boston Andover Hotel last Thursday. The Andover Rotary Club presented the awards to “those who make extraordinary contributions to the Andover community, above and beyond their normal job descriptions.” This year marked the 13th annual “Citizens Who Care,” [...]
With summer officially upon us, cities and towns throughout the Merrimack Valley and Southern New Hampshire are hosting events for affordable family fun. The season’s schedule of family events that pair education with entertainment kicked off this weekend with a 32-year tradition in Lawrence: the Hispanic Week Festival.
The weekend of events celebrating Latino culture and [...]
The American Cancer Society Relay for Life was held on June 19-20 at the Salem High School Track.
A major nationwide cancer fundraising event of the American Cancer Society, Relay for Life fights back against the disease, raises money for cancer research and cancer patients, and spreads the awareness necessary to put an end to this [...]
The Boston Celtics just completed an epic run at a record 18th NBA Championship. On Father’s Day, which is this Sunday, you can give your dad an unusual gift. Brian Scalabrine of the Boston Celtics will make a live appearance (weather permitting) from 1:15 PM – 3:15 PM at Canobie Lake Park in Salem, NH, [...]
Eddie Trottier, 7, of Billerica, MA (Photo courtesy of The Lowell Sun)
A Billerica first-grader is taking action in his community after learning about the Gulf Coast oil spill and its effect on the wildlife. Eddie Trottier’s goal is to raise money to help the animals affected by the oil spill, and he will do so [...]