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Lowell Women's Week 2012

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Date: February 28, 2012
Contact: Phil Lupsiewicz, 978-275-1705
Contact: Emily Levine, 978-970-5025

 Lowell Women's Week 2012

"All Our Voices"

March 4 - March 12, 2012

 All Our Voices:In conjunction with Lowell Women's Week 2012, Lowell National Historical Park hosts a series of events exploring diverse women's voices, past and present. Please visit www. lowellwomensweek.org for a full list of participating organizations and schedule of events taking place throughout the city.

Tuesday, March 6, 6:30-8:30pm
Tsongas Industrial History Center 20th Anniversary program presents: Marcia Estabrook, "An Evening with the Mill Girls of Lowell."Meet three mill workers who have different perspectives on their work in the mills.
Location: Events Center, 2nd floor, Boott Cotton Mills Museum, 115 John Street, Lowell, MA

8:00 - 8:30 p.m. Candlelight boardinghouse tour at Mogan Cultural Center. To register for this event, please email: tihc@uml.edu or call 978-970-5080.

Saturday, March 10, 2011 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Presented By: Jack Herlihy, Museum Specialist "Love Letters from the Heart." This program will feature stories from letters written by a

Lowell , MA Civil War Soldier, George Fox, and his sister Diana, to Mary Brockway, in Sutton Vermont .Explore the lives of these mid-nineteenth century 20-year-olds as they struggle through the early Civil War years.
Location: Lowell National Historical Park Visitor Center, 246 Market St. Lowell MA.

Info: JoAnn Marcos, 978-275-1779 or joann_marcos@nps.gov

Saturday March 10, 2:30-3:30pm Park Ranger JoAnn Marcos presents "Lowell Remembers." Take a stroll with a park ranger and learn about Lowell's connection with the Civil War. Tour begins at the Visitor Center and end with a tour of the Boott Boarding House.Walking involved.
Location: Lowell National Historical Park Visitor Center, 246 Market St. Lowell MA.

Info: JoAnn Marcos, 978-275-1779 or joann_marcos@nps.gov

Sunday, March 11, 1:00-3:00pm

Lowell National Historical Park presents a special film screening of "Made in LA." The Emmy award-winning feature documentary (70 min) that follows the remarkable story of three Latina immigrants working in Los Angeles garment sweatshops as they embark on a three-year odyssey to win basic labor protections from a trendy clothing retailer.
Location: Lowell National Park Visitor Center Theater, 246 Market Street, Lowell MA. Info: Emily Levine, (978) 275-1780 or visit www.nps.gov/lowe


Post Women's Week events:

Saturday March 24, 10:00-3:00pm
Tsongas Industrial History Center presents:"The Mass Memories Road Show." It's a chance to join your neighbors and friends as we collect photos that show the history of the people, places, and memories of Lowell for a digital archive and website. Location: Events Center, 2nd floor, Boott Cotton Mills Museum, 115 John Street, Lowell, MA. To register for this event, please email: tihc@uml.edu or call 978-970-5080.

Saturday March 24, 8:00-10:00pm

Lowell National Historical Park presents a program of the 2012 Lowell Folklife Series"Smyrneika: Songs of the Greek Asia Minor Refugees Women's with Sophia Bilides" In celebration of Women's Month, Lowell National Historical Park invites you to a concert of Sophia Bilides, who will sing songs of her Anatolian Greek heritage, including the Greek cabaret tradition of Smyrneika. Location: Lowell National Historical Park, Visitor Center, 246 Market Street, Lowell MA. For more information contact (978) 970-5000.

For a complete listing of the Lowell Women's Week 2011 program check out the March calendar under Schedule of events on www.nps.gov/lowe

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