Sunday, March 10

Irish Concert: 9:30 a.m., St. Patrick Parish Choir; at St. Patrick Church, 282 Suffolk St.

Opening Mass: 10 a.m., principal celebrant the Rev. Sean Maher, readings in Gaelic by Eileen Sullivan, hymns by St. Patrick Choir; St. Patrick Church, 282 Suffolk St.

Irish Cultural Week Parade: 11 a.m., from St. Patrick Church to City Hall for the raising of the Irish flag and laying of the wreath at the Irish Monument, bagpipes performed by Phil Klibansky, Irish national anthem sung by Eileen Sullivan

Brunch: Following the parade, music by Chuck Campbell, adults $5/children $3, St. Patrick Church Hall.

Traditional Ceili (Irish Folk Dancing): 1-5 p.m., free, Sponsored by the Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians Division 1; Lowell Lodge of Elks, Old Ferry Road.

Tuesday, March 12

Irish Movie Night: 7 p.m., "P. S. I Love You," free (suggested donation $5), light refreshments; Mount Pleasant Golf Club, 99 Staples St.

Friday, March 15

St. Patrick School Student Performance: Grades K1-8 perform traditional and contemporary Irish songs; Lowell Senior Center Broadway Street.

Dinner Dance: 6:30 p.m. cocktails, 7 p.m. dinner, music by Silver Spears Irish Band, $39, drawing of the annual Lucky Leprechaun $5,000 raffle (tickets $25), sponsored by Ancient Order of Hibernians Division 19, Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians Division 1 and Lowell Irish Cultural Committee; Lenzi's Mill House, 810 Merrimack Ave.


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Saturday, March 16

Acre Neighborhood Walking Tour: 10 a.m., David McKean, historian and parish archivist will conduct a walking tour of "God's Holy Acre," starts at National Historical Park Visitors Center, 246 Market St.

Sunday, March 17

St. Patrick's Day Mass: 10 a.m., St. Patrick Church, 282 Suffolk St.