Aug
9
Fri
Dance 4 Peace XXIV @ Lowell Memorial Auditorium
Aug 9 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Dance 4 Peace is an annual community event that raises awareness and promotes violence prevention while highlighting youth as assets in the community. The event is a powerful collaborative project in Lowell, MA spearheaded by the Lowell Community Health Center’s Teen BLOCK and the Youth Violence Prevention Coalition that showcases the creative talents of youth in a violence prevention context.

All proceeds benefit Lowell Community Health Center Teen BLOCK programs. Each year we award a deserving young person with the Quoc Bao Le Memorial Scholarship. Your donation and support for this event has helped serve over thousands of young people since 1995.

Aug
16
Fri
DCF Support Group @ NFI Family Resource Center of Lowell
Aug 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

A support group for caregivers who are working with DCF. Especially those whose children have been removed from their care. Come and talk to other parents who are going through what you are. Learn how to navigate the DCF system and also techniques for staying connected to your children when they are not in your care and how to take care of yourself during this stressful time.

GLADLY
Aug 16 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

GLADLY is a group for high school aged LGBQ/T young people to come together once a week and give voice to their experiences while being in community with others. We share resources and stories with one another while providing relevant psychoeducational tools related to coping with things like dysphoria, transitions (social, legal, and/or medical), and other things that may be coming up in their lives. We also set aside time to engage in creative self-care activities like drawing, painting, beading, etc.

Aug
21
Wed
Depression Shortcuts: A Conversation on Goal Setting/Motivation @ NFI Family Resource Center of Lowell
Aug 21 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

This is a peer based workshop that will focus on learning how to prioritize and set goals with depression. Topics we’ll focus on include SMART goals, organizational tools, and the science behind developing new habits! We’ll also look at how the cycle of growth can ultimately help increase positive self-image and long-term motivation.

Raffle will be done at the conclusion of the workshop.

If you have any questions regarding Depression Shortcuts: A Conversation About Goal Setting and Motivation, please contact Tianna Guerra at 978-455-0701 ext. 208 or email at [email protected]

Aug
23
Fri
GLADLY
Aug 23 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

GLADLY is a group for high school aged LGBQ/T young people to come together once a week and give voice to their experiences while being in community with others. We share resources and stories with one another while providing relevant psychoeducational tools related to coping with things like dysphoria, transitions (social, legal, and/or medical), and other things that may be coming up in their lives. We also set aside time to engage in creative self-care activities like drawing, painting, beading, etc.

Aug
25
Sun
5th Annual Family Festival @ Shedd Park
Aug 25 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Every summer The Center for Hope and Healing, Inc. transforms Shedd Park into our own amusement park with games, water activities, live music, food, and raffles.

New this year!!! A wellness fair! Festival vendors will be unified by a common theme of wellness and we will host community fitness classes throughout the day.

Follow the social media buzz for the event with #CHHFamFest19

Ticket Pricing:

General Admission: $5 per person, same price for children and adults*
Family Ticket: $25 for your whole family!**
Group Tickets: Discounts are available for large groups, summer camps, and others. If you have a group of 10 or more, register with a group ticket and we’ll reach out to you!
All pre-sale tickets come with a bottle of cold water, it can be hot in August!

*Children under two years of age enter free

**The family ticket provides savings for families of 6 or more people

Check back for the community fitness schedule!

All event proceeds support survivors of sexual violence and their loved ones in our community.

Aug
30
Fri
GLADLY
Aug 30 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

GLADLY is a group for high school aged LGBQ/T young people to come together once a week and give voice to their experiences while being in community with others. We share resources and stories with one another while providing relevant psychoeducational tools related to coping with things like dysphoria, transitions (social, legal, and/or medical), and other things that may be coming up in their lives. We also set aside time to engage in creative self-care activities like drawing, painting, beading, etc.

Sep
6
Fri
GLADLY
Sep 6 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

GLADLY is a group for high school aged LGBQ/T young people to come together once a week and give voice to their experiences while being in community with others. We share resources and stories with one another while providing relevant psychoeducational tools related to coping with things like dysphoria, transitions (social, legal, and/or medical), and other things that may be coming up in their lives. We also set aside time to engage in creative self-care activities like drawing, painting, beading, etc.

Sep
7
Sat
Lowell Support Group for Caregivers & Families of LGBQ/T Folkx @ The Center for Hope and Healing Inc.
Sep 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sep
13
Fri
GLADLY
Sep 13 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

GLADLY is a group for high school aged LGBQ/T young people to come together once a week and give voice to their experiences while being in community with others. We share resources and stories with one another while providing relevant psychoeducational tools related to coping with things like dysphoria, transitions (social, legal, and/or medical), and other things that may be coming up in their lives. We also set aside time to engage in creative self-care activities like drawing, painting, beading, etc.