Credit Card payments for interpretive fees.
Beginning September 9, due to the federal government's fiscal year close out, only cash or check payments can be accepted for fees at the Boott Mills, canal boat tours, and for Interagency Passes. Credit cards will be accepted again on October 1, 2014. More »
Lowell NHP Superintendents Compendium update.
The Superintendents Compendium has been updated in regard to the use of unmanned aircraft in national park areas. More »
Families! Fire up your imaginations at Lowell Kids Week 2014
Contact: Emily Levine, 978-275-1780
Contact: Phil Lupsiewicz, 978-275-1705
Lowell, Massachusetts. — Stretch your brain, express yourself, and explore global cultures in our community at Lowell Kids Week 2014! Lowell Kids Week is an annual festival of free family fun that takes place during February school vacation, February 17-23, 2014.Events are hosted by over fifteen partner organizations and take place at locations throughout Lowell. The complete schedule of events will be available February 1 at www.lowellkidsweek.org. All programs are free, but many require pre-registration – plan ahead and register early!
Lowell Kids Week offers of nearly fifty free programs, serves over 2,000 local kids and their families, and builds connections among a diverse group of local organizations, agencies, and businesses. This year, families will enjoy an exciting variety of new programs, as well as many returning favorites. There's something for everyone, from toddlers to tweens!
Find details for these and many other exciting programs at www.lowellkidsweek.org.Lowell Kids Week is just one part of the exciting family programming planned for the upcoming year at Lowell National Historical Park. Stop by the Visitor Center at 246 Market St. to learn more about park offerings, including Your City Saturdays, the Junior Ranger program, Boott Cotton Mills Museum, Mill Girls and Immigrants Exhibit, ranger led tours, and special events about Lowell's many other cultural attractions.
For more information on Lowell Kids Week, visit www.lowellkidsweek.org, or contact Lowell National Historical Park at (978) 970-5000 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about Lowell National Historical Park visit www.nps.gov/lowe or call 978-970-5000.
Lowell Kids Week is presented by the American Textile History Museum, Angkor Dance Troupe, Enterprise Bank, Girls Incorporated of Greater Lowell, Lowell Film Collaborative, Lowell General Hospital, Lowell National Historical Park, Lowell Parks & Conservation Trust, Lowell Recreation Department, Lowell Police Department, Lowell Senior Center, Lowell Telecommunications Corporation, Middlesex Community College Multicultural Programs, New England Quilt Museum, Pollard Memorial Library, Tsongas Industrial History Center, UMass Lowell Vietnamese Student Association, independent artist Judy Bessette, Prof. Thomas Malone (UMass Lowell), and additional partners to be announced.
Did You Know?
Protests came to Lowell in the mid-1830s. Mill management...twice reduced the take-home pay of women workers. Faced with growing inventories and falling prices, owners believed the only way to sustain profits was to cut labor costs. The mill workers were not willing to accept this logic.