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Mandalas for Health, Love and More!

Discover your inner creativeity while learning about free art expression with The Lawrence Arts House at El Taller!

Tickets are $15 per person, $25 per couple. Includes appetizers, and mandala & freestyle painting supplies. Cash bar available.

Fernanda Lopez, Art Therapist, and Renee Hopkins, a local artist, will lead this casual workshop. Yoga demonstration by Bibiana Gomez Jaramillo.

Door Prizes and Raffles will be available.

Bread and Rose Festival Seeks Logo

Painters, Graphic Designers, Sketchers, all Artists - Bread and Roses Heritage Festival is looking for this year's Festival logo. Winner gets paid and published!

Send in your logo by March 9, 2016 to info@breadandrosesheritage.org


The Bread & Roses Festival is looking for Lawrence residents to help plan this year's festival!

The Lawrence Mills: A Photography Exhibit Reception

"The Lawrence Mills: A Photography Exhibit
February 1 - 28, 2016
Lawrence Heritage State Park Visitors Center
3rd Floor Gallery, 1 Jackson Street, Lawrence, MA 

Please join them for a reception on
Sunday, February 7, 2016 from 1:00 to 3:00 PM.
The opening is free and open to the public.

Historic Mills Photography Workshops and the Lawrence History Center are pleased to present a Photography Exhibit featuring the works of our workshop participants:

Community Day Charter School Applications Due

Applications for CDCPS are available starting January 4, 2016. You must submit an application to each school to which you would like to apply to by February,4, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. for your child to be included in the lottery for that school. Admission to each school is done by a public lottery that is held in March for the next school year.

The Center for Hope and Healing Fundraiser

Margaritas in Nashua (minutes from Merrimack Valley and the North Shore) will host "Noche Mexicana Fundraiser" and donate 20% for pre-taxed food and beverage sales from participating families, friends, and supporters to The Center for Hope and Healing. 

Guests can choose items from any of their menus (takeout orders included). Call Ahead seating 603-883-0996. 

You can participate any time on February 10th from 11:30am to 1am! CHH staff, board, and volunteers will be there at 5pm with information and materials about the agency and its mission.


Citizenship Preparation Class Information Session

Citizenship Preparation Course Info Session:

If you are interested in taking Citizenship Classes you must attend one of the following sessions at Notre Dame Education Center. Information and Registration Sessions Wednesday, March 2 at 1:00 PM Thursday, March 3 at 10:00 AM Tuesday, March 8 at 6:00 PM. The information sessions is 1.5 hours and there will be an English Language test as well. Class dates will be held from March to May. Citizenship Preparation course is $50.

As a reminder:

PREPARING for CITIZENSHIP To apply for citizenship you must

Emergency Winter Parking Ban in Lawrence

From the City of Lawrence’s website:

In the event of a snow storm prior to December 15, 2015, or after April 1, 2016, residents will be asked to adhere to the alternate side of the street parking ordinance where parking is allowed.

Any questions, call (978) 620-3090.

During the period from December 15 to April 1st annually, between the hours of 12:01 AM. and 6:00 AM., vehicles shall, unless otherwise prohibited by law, be parked alternating on a daily basis, on one side of the street only.


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