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Lawrence Massachusetts is located 25 miles north of Boston just off of Route 495. Built in the 1840's and planned as the nation's first industrial city and testimony to this concept are the massive mill buildings that line the Merrimack River, the striking clock and bell towers and the awesome Great Stone Dam.

The strength of the harnessed Merrimack River and its canals served to fuel the Lawrence mills that produced textiles for the American and European markets. The city was a world leader in production of cotton and woolen textiles by the early 20th century.

Lawrence has always been a multi ethnic and multi cultural city with a high proportion of foreign born residents thereby giving it the name "The Immigrant City". Waves if immigrants coming to Lawrence to work in the mills beginning in the Late 1800's and continuing to the present day have made Lawrence truly a home to everyone,

Today, Lawrence remains an urban center in which 35% of its economy is still based of manufacture. The city is still a hub of textile, apparel and shoe companies such as Malden Mills, KGR, Grieco Brothers, New Balance and Cardinal Shoe. Combined with its affordable space and convenient location, newer companies in technology, health care, and manufacturing have chosen to locate in Lawrence.

Lawrence offers recreational, historical and cultural attractions along with people committed to living and working in a safe environment. The city boasts sailing on the Merrimack, Heritage State Park, art exhibitions and a wide range of cultural activities such as ethnic festivals that celebrate Lawrence's diversity and rich heritage.

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MHS Class of 2005: 10 Year Reunion
Ten years ago we left our Ranger lives behind and graduated. A lot of time has passed since our days of Turkey Tossing and Turkey Slopping. Let's get together and catch up...Join us for a night of food, drinks, dancing, and fun! Your ticket includes light appetizers, dessert, coffee, and entertainment. Alcohol is not included, however a cash bar will be available all evening. We'd love to meet your plus one! Bring your spouse, boyfriend, girlfriend, partner, best friend, mom, grampa - the more the merrier! Although we love your super cute kids, it's best that you let them have fun with the babysitter. This is an adult only party. Dress is cocktail attire. Cameras and yearbooks welcome. ****** Need a place to stay? The Springhill Suites by Marriott in Andover has two room types with special discounts just for us! Rooms are available from Friday, June 26th through Sunday, June 28th. Book by June 8th to receive the discounted rate! King Suites: $109/night plus taxDouble/Double Suites: $109/night plus tax ******Tickets are available beginning on BLACK FRIDAY, November 28th, at the pre-sale price of $50.00! Ticket price increases to $60.00 on April 1, 2015. Get your tickets early! Reunion Full-Price - $60.00 Reunion Pre-Order - $50.00

When: Jun 27, 2015 7 PM in Lawrence, Massachusetts
Cost: $50.00 - $60.00 (Sat, 27 Jun 2015 19 )
Spring Coaching with NFTE New England
Sponsored by: New England
Minimum age: 18
NFTE NE Volunteers, We are so pleased you have chosen to be a part of our business plan coaching opportunities this Spring. We appreciate you bringing your professional expertise and generosity of time and spirit to serve as a Business Coach at our local high schools.Business Plan Coaches advise stu . . .

When: Apr 2, 2015 8 AM in Lawrence, Massachusetts (Thu, 02 Apr 2015 08 )
Spring Coaching with NFTE New England
Sponsored by: New England
Minimum age: 18
NFTE NE Volunteers, We are so pleased you have chosen to be a part of our business plan coaching opportunities this Spring. We appreciate you bringing your professional expertise and generosity of time and spirit to serve as a Business Coach at our local high schools.Business Plan Coaches advise stu . . .

When: Apr 2, 2015 2 PM in Lawrence, Massachusetts (Thu, 02 Apr 2015 14 )
Spring Coaching with NFTE New England
Sponsored by: New England
Minimum age: 18
NFTE NE Volunteers, We are so pleased you have chosen to be a part of our business plan coaching opportunities this Spring. We appreciate you bringing your professional expertise and generosity of time and spirit to serve as a Business Coach at our local high schools.Business Plan Coaches advise stu . . .

When: Apr 10, 2015 8 AM in Lawrence, Massachusetts (Fri, 10 Apr 2015 08 )
Katie O'Brien

When: Apr 11, 2015 8 PM in Lawrence, Massachusetts (Sat, 11 Apr 2015 20 )
Whiskey Tango

When: May 16, 2015 9 PM in Lawrence, Massachusetts (Sat, 16 May 2015 21 )
Team for Kids Insanity Fundraiser

. Amazing Raffles

. Live Band

. Live Insanity 7pm

Funds raised by Team for Kids members support NYRR Youth Programs. Through school-based programs, free youth events, and a collection of digital resources, NYRR Youth Programs bring free running and fitness programs to more than 200,000 students in under-served schools and communities. For most of these kids, running with an NYRR program is their only opportunity to get exercise or play sports. NYRR Youth Programs have been recognized by Partnership for a Healthier America and First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move campaign as a leader in the fight against childhood obesity and health issues.

When: Jun 26, 2015 6 PM to Jun 26, 2015 11 PMin Lawrence, Massachusetts (Fri, 26 Jun 2015 18 )


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When: Apr 17, 2015 9 PM to Apr 18, 2015 2 AMin Lawrence, Massachusetts (Fri, 17 Apr 2015 21 )
Lawrence Everybody Loves Science 2015

Everybody LOVES Science brings together youth from across Lawrence to showcase all of the amazing things they have learned during the year in active science clubs in Lawrence. Current club participants, parents, friends and members of the public can experience the exciting world of science in Lawrence in one morning through hands-on, interactive activities created by our youth and community mentors.


Use your passport to explore the interactive experiments of more than ten youth science clubs.Oobleck, optical illusions, live animals, science of chocolate, engineering challenges have all been featured before and may show up again! You, too, can use your brains and your hands and make a big mess!

Presented in partnership with:
Youth Development Organization - Lawrence
Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence
Girl Scouts of Lawrence
Youth Development Organization STEM Design Lab
Lawrence High School Coding Club
Lawrence High School Robotics Club

Please note: All youth under age 12 must be acompanied by an adult.  Our event will host a maximum of 450 guests. Get your tickets early!

Everybody Loves Science 2015Saturday, April 25, 201510:00am-12:00pmYDO, Everett Mills, 15 Union Street, Lawrence,MA 01840Third Floor event space
(SCFG Participants and Families arrive at 9:30) Parking is available in the Everett Mills parking lots.
Generously hosted by Youth Development Organization - Lawrence and Everett Mills. 

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When: Apr 25, 2015 10 AM to Apr 25, 2015 12 PMin Lawrence, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit for pricing. (Sat, 25 Apr 2015 10 )
Rock The Block Music Festival featuring Buckcherry / _________________
When: May 31, 2015 12 PM in Lawrence, Massachusetts
Cost: $29.50 (Sun, 31 May 2015 12 )
Soup's On 2015

Soups On 2015

Live and Silent Auction

Cash Bar


Soup Samplings

Guests choose a bowl made by local artists.

Auction Highlights:

  • A week at Bretton Woods
  • Golf and Sailing Outings
  • Sports and Theater Tickets
  • Feed a Family for a Year

Food Provided by:

  • Andolini's
  • Haute Dish
  • Jamie's Restaurant
  • Joe's Crab Shack
  • Palmers Restaurant & Tavern
  • The Party Connection
  • UTEC'S Fresh Roots Catering
  • Yella Grille

To donate an Auction Item, contact Linda Zimmerman at (978) 685-8321 or

When: May 9, 2015 6 PM to May 9, 2015 10 PMin Lawrence, Massachusetts (Sat, 09 May 2015 18 )
Sea of Pink Ride
155 Marston Street
Lawrence, MA  

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Description The Sea Of Pink Ride is a motorcycle cruise sponsored by Commonwealth Motors in Lawrence, MA that supports Breast Cancer Research and Awareness. June 7, 2015 is the 3rd annual Ride that leaves at 10:45AM from Commonwealth Chevrolet in Lawrence, MA through winding country roads to the Harbour Restaurant in Winchendon, MA for food, fun and a raffle.

Thanks to our Riders and Sponsors the last two years were fun, calm cruises escorted by the local Police Department the entire way. SOPR will have a Police escort this year as well.

SOPR has once again teamed up with the American Cancer Society - Making Strides Against Breast Cancer to bring you the 2015 Sea Of Pink Ride on June 7. Thanks to their help we have the Sponsor-A-Rider ability! Click the green Register link about signup and to set up your very own donation page and start raising money and awareness right away!

Email with any questions. Included in Registration fee is breakfast morning of Ride and commemorative long sleeve shirt.

Start: 10:00am (Registration)

Commonwealth Chevrolet
155 Marston St
Lawrence, MA 01841
Destination: The Harbour Restaurant and Grille Winchendon, MA
Contact: Dennis Millman
Phone: 617-823-0722

When: Jun 7, 2015 12 AM to Jun 7, 2015 12 AMin Lawrence, Massachusetts (Sun, 07 Jun 2015 00 )
Michael Sweet of Stryper

When: Jun 19, 2015 6 PM in Lawrence, Massachusetts
Cost: $20.00 - $25.00 (Fri, 19 Jun 2015 18 )
Lone Wolf James- Flight of Fire- Leaving Eden

When: Apr 3, 2015 6 PM in Lawrence, Massachusetts (Fri, 03 Apr 2015 18 )
Pet Rock - Concert to Benefit the MSPCA at Nevins Farm
A Huge Production presents Pet Rock: Concert to benefit the MSPCA at Nevins Farm. With live music, games, raffles and fun atmosphere ticket holders can support the MSPCA in a multitude of ways and even walk away with cool prizes in addition to great memories and knowing they supported a great cause. Join great bands like Boston Music Award winners Rippopotamus with their funky horn driven sound once described as "James Brown meets Living Color at George Clinton's house" (who are celebrating their 25th anniversary and kicking it off for this event). Also performing will be The Rolling Who bringing the best of 80's and 90's rock, while Emmy Cerra brings a singer/songwriter vibe to the proceedings, Detuned's quirky originals and funky takes on classics will intrigue and the stylings of Modern Day Prophet bring an acoustic edge. Together they will create a diverse and unforgettable evening to help animals in need.

When: Apr 18, 2015 3 PM to Apr 18, 2015 8 PMin Lawrence, Massachusetts
Cost: 10 - 10 USD (Sat, 18 Apr 2015 15 )
Kip Winger

Kip Winger, the multi-platinum recording artist, may be known best for his success with Winger and his early days as a bass player with Alice Cooper. However the range and scope of his musical journey can be more fully experienced in his solo albums, This Conversation Seems Like A Dream, Songs From The Ocean Floor, From The Moon To The Sun and his most recent composition Ghosts for string orchestra, piano and harp.In 1995, after his hugely successful run with Winger, Kip built a studio in the hills of Santa Fe, New Mexico and started writing and producing music without limits. "It was incredibly freeing to connect to music without any preconceived ideas about what it needed to be or what niche it needed to fill." It is in Kip's solo work that he has been able to exercise the breadth of his talents as a composer. London's Classic Rock Magazine called him "one of the most gifted composers and arrangers in the rock genre" and praised his "compulsion to experiment."Over the years, Kip has continued to pursue his interest in composition. He patterned his course of study after the intensive one-on-one relationships favored by many composers. He sought out such masters as Edgar Grana, who holds a Masters from Juilliard and currently teaches composition at the School of Visual Arts in New York City; University of New Mexico Professor of Theory and Composition, Richard Hermann; and Professor Michael Kurek from the Blair School of Music at Vanderbilt University. Professor Kurek has praised him for his "great ear and innate musical sensitivity" resulting in "beautifully crafted phrases and nuance."Aside from his powerful solo acoustic shows and touring with Winger, Kip was the lead singer for the Alan Parsons Live Project. He has performed or recorded with the likes of Alice Cooper, Mark Farner, Roger Daltrey, Neal Schon and Bob Dylan.The fifth studio album, KARMA by Winger, was released in November 2009 and made the top 10 best lists of 2009 in virtually every rock website and magazine.The Tucson Symphony Orchestra became the first orchestra to perform a C F Kip Winger composition with the world premiere of Ghosts in the MasterWorks Chamber Orchestra Series in the 2009/10 season. The San Francisco Ballet's debut of Ghosts in February, 2010 will feature the collaborative work between world-renowned choreographer Christopher Wheeldon and Winger.

When: Jul 19, 2015 6 PM in Lawrence, Massachusetts
Cost: $20.00 - $25.00 (Sun, 19 Jul 2015 18 )
Spring Coaching with NFTE New England
Sponsored by: New England
Minimum age: 18
NFTE NE Volunteers, We are so pleased you have chosen to be a part of our business plan coaching opportunities this Spring. We appreciate you bringing your professional expertise and generosity of time and spirit to serve as a Business Coach at our local high schools.Business Plan Coaches advise stu . . .

When: Apr 10, 2015 12:45:00 PM in Lawrence, Massachusetts (Fri, 10 Apr 2015 12:45:00 )

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When: Apr 30, 2015 4 PM to Apr 30, 2015 7 PMin Lawrence, Massachusetts (Thu, 30 Apr 2015 16 )
Douglas County Democrats Happy Hour

When: Apr 7, 2015 5 PM in Lawrence, Massachusetts (Tue, 07 Apr 2015 17 )
MSPCA Hair of the Dog Wine Tasting & Art Show
MSPCA Hair of the Dog Wine Tasting & Art Show Join us on Friday, May 1st from 6-9 pm for the 11th annual ‘Hair of the Dog’ Wine Tasting & Art Show, benefiting the animals of the MSPCA at Nevins Farm!  Sample dozens of wines from around the world while enjoying a dazzling array of ar[...]

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When: May 1, 2015 6 PM in Lawrence, Massachusetts
Cost: $40 ($50 at the door) (Fri, 01 May 2015 18 )
Deo and Valerie Wedding Reception

A celebration of our union in front of God, families and friends. Please RSVP to confirm your presence.

When: Aug 8, 2015 6 PM to Aug 8, 2015 11 PMin Lawrence, Massachusetts (Sat, 08 Aug 2015 18 )

When: May 17, 2015 12 AM in Lawrence, Massachusetts (Sun, 17 May 2015 00 )
SHINE Health Benefits University (HBU)

Learn how to help your consumers unravel Medicare!

Learn about Medicare Parts A & B, Medicare Supplemental Plans (Medigaps), Medicare Advantage Plans, Medicare Prescription Drug Plans (PDPs), Prescription Advantage, Medicare Advocacy Project, Extra Help and One Care.

This program has been approved for 3 Social Work Continuing Education hours for relicensure in accordance with 258 CMR.  Collaborative of NASW and the Boston College and Simmons Schools of Social Work Authorization Numbers D 70050-2 and D 62014. 
Register today - space is limited.

We hope to see you there!


SHINE Program

Elder Services of Merrimack Valley

280 Merrimack Street, Suite 400

Lawrence, MA 01826

When: May 8, 2015 9 AM to May 8, 2015 12 PMin Lawrence, Massachusetts (Fri, 08 May 2015 09 )
Groundwork Lawrence - Earth Day, Comcast Cares Day

We hope you will join us for our biggest community event all year! Earth Day, Comcast Cares Daybegins at 8:00AM at Pemberton Park in Lawrence with a light breakfast and welcome remarks by local leaders. Volunteers then transition to various spots around the city to spruce up parks, streets and other open spaces. The day wraps up at 12PM with a lunch and music to give thanks to our volunteers.YOUR EARTH DAY CHECKLIST

  1. RSVP
    1. Individual RSVP
    2. Group RSVP
  2. Waivers - Please print and fill out your waiver in advance and bring it to the event / Por favor imprima el siguiente formulario, llénelo, fírmelo y traiga con usted el día del evento
    1. English
    2. Espanol
More Info

For more information, general questions, and to learn how you can lead a project please email Rosa Pina or call her at 978-974-0770 x7001.

We look forward to working with you!

When: Apr 24, 2015 9 PM to Apr 25, 2015 1 PMin Lawrence, Massachusetts (Fri, 24 Apr 2015 21 )

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