Boott Cotton Mills Museum 115 John St., Lowell. Lowell's Urbanscape: A Legacy of Newcomers, an exhibition of black-and-white photographs by Jen Bauer and Jeff Caplan, through Sept. 18.

Carlisle Garden Club Carlisle Country Gardens Tour, starts at 27 School St., Fri., June 7, and Sat., June 8, 11 a.m.-noon, six gardens on view, $30 adults, $20seniors, $35 day of' www.carlislegardenclub,org.

Museum of Russian Icons 203 Union St., Clinton. Free First Sundays, Sun., June 2, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Introduction to Traditional Zhostovo Painting, Fri., June 7, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Parish Center for the Arts 10 Lincoln St., Westford. Lee Gee's Solo Art Show - Sacred Moments, runs June 1-30, opening reception Sat., June 1, 7-10 p.m.;,


Boott Cotton Mills Museum 115 John St., Lowell. Acre Family Child Care Pre-K STEAM Fair, Sat., June 8, 10 a.m.-noon


Discovery Museum 177 Main St., Acton (programs are free with admission unless noted). Velocity Engineering Lab, through June 9, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Blossoming Brushwork, Thur., May 30, 10-11 a.m. Plantable Paper, Thur., May 30, 2-4:30 p.m. Forest Fridays, 10-10:45 a.m. Wildflower Seed Balls, Fri., May 31, 2-4:30 p.m. Tinfoil Ferries, Sat., June 1, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Autism-Friendly Evening, Sat., June 1, 5-8 p.m. Member Morning, Sun., June 2, 8-9 a.m. (free for members). Take Aparts Jr., Tues., June 4, 10-11 a.m. Sensory-Friendly Afternoon, Tues., June 4, 1:30-4:30 p.m. Walking Sticks, Wed., June 5, 11 a.m.-noon. Dress Your Stuffed Pet, Thur., June 5, 10-11 a.m.


Chelmsford Stamp Club Trinity Lutheran Church, 170 Old Westford Road; first and third Mon. (June 3), 7:30-9 p.m.


Luna Theater Mill No. 5, 250 Jackson St., Lowell. Third Monday (June 17), 7:30 p.m., $8.

Tupelo Music Hall 10 A St., Derry, N.H. Lenny Clarke with Mike Prior and Jason Merrill, Fri., May 31, 8 p.m., $35. Night of Comedy, featuring Kelly MacFarland, Chris Pennie and Nick Lavallee, Fri., June 7, 8 p.m., $18.

Films, Books, Lectures

Luna Theater Mill No. 5, 250 Jackson St., Lowell. Weirdo Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. Amazing Grace, musical, Fri., May 31, 7:35 p.m., Sat., June , 2:05 p.m. The Biggest Little Farm, documentary, Sat., June 1, 5:05 p.m. The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Sat., June 1, 8:05 p.m., Sun., June 2, 5:05 p.m., 8:05 p.m. Magical Mystery Movie, Sun., June 21, 11:05 a.m. Rafiki, Tues., June 4, 7:35 p.m.


Girls Inc. 26th Annual Celebration of Towday's Woman Gala to Honor Lura Smith, Thur., June 6, 6 p.m., at UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center, 50 Warren St.; $100, benefits Girls Inc.;

Habitat for Humanity 3rd Annual Walkathon, Sat., June 8, 2-4 p.m., at Stony Brook Middle School (rain date June 9), $10/person, $25/family, 978-692-0927,, email

Harvard Schools Trust 3rd Annual Hootenanny Hoedown, Sat., June 1, 6 p.m., at 115 Prospect Hill Road, BBQ, barn dance with English Country and Paradise Bird, with square-dancing, $25, all ages;

Lowell Humane Society Muddy Paws 5K, Lowell Elks Lodge, 40 Old Ferry Road, Sat., June 1, 8:30 a.m., benefits the humane society.

Nashoba Valley Technical High School 6th Annual Alumni Golf Tournament, Sat., July 27, 1 p.m., Townsend Ridge Golf Course, 40 Scales Lane, Townsend; $150, includes 18 holes, cart, dinner and contests;; email

Saint Louis School 74 Boisvert St., Lowell. Bingo, every Tuesday, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; proceeds benefit students of Saint Louis; 978-458-7594.


Chelmsford Public Library 25 Boston Road. The Human Library: Don't Judge a Book By Its Cover, Sat., June 8, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., volunteers share stories of their life experiences.

Lawrence Public Library 15 Main St., Pepperell. Genealogy Part 2, Wed., June 5, 7-8 p.m., registration required.

Nashua Public Library 2 Court St., Nashua, N.H., 603-589-4610,

Parker Memorial Library 28 Arlington St., Dracut. Using Vital Records for Genealogy, Mon., June 3, 6:15-8 p.m.

Pollard Memorial Library 401 Merrimack St., Lowell. No registration required except where noted. Book Sale Donations Drop-Off, through Sat., June 15, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., no videocassette tapes, magazines or textbooks; Writers' Club, Fri. June 7, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Tewksbury Public Library 300 Chandler St.; registration recommended, 978-640-4490, ext. 205, History of the Tuskegee Airmen, Thur., May 30, 7-8 p.m.

Live Music

BLUE OCEAN MUSIC HALL —4 Ocean Front, Salisbury. Freddie McGregor, reggae, Sun., June 2, 5 p.m., $20.

Bull Run 215 Great Road, Shirley. Joe Louis Walker, blues, Fri., May 31, $20. Jeff Pitchell's Legends with Michael Allman, Tyrone Vaughan & Claudette King, Sat., June 1, 8 p.m., $36. Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band, country blues, Sun., June 2, 7:30 p.m., $16. John Sebastian with Paul Rishell and Annie Raines, classic pop, Fri., June 7, 8 p.m., $45.

Cary Hall 1605 Mass Ave., Lexington. Concord Chorus Performs Faure's Requiem, Sat., June 1, 8 p.m., $30/$25/$10.

Hampton Beach Casino 169 Ocean Blvd., Hampton, N.H. Original Wailers, reggae, Thur., May 30, 8 p.m., $22. Life on Mars, David Bowie tribute, Sat., June 1, 8 p.m., $15-$19. Brothers Osborne with Caylee Hammack, country, Sun., June 2, $75. O.A.R. with American Authors and Huntertones, rock, Wed., June 5, $50. Collective Soul & Gin Blossoms, rock, Sat., June 8, $50.

Lowell Memorial Auditorium 50 East Merrimack St. Nickelodeon's JoJo Siwa, Sun., June 16, 6:30 p.m., $49.50-$69.50.

Lowell Summer Music Series Boarding House Park, Allman Betts Band, southern rock, Fri., June 14, 7:30 p.m., $39/$45. Colbie Caillat and Gone West, singer/songwriter, Fri., July 12, 7:30 p.m., $49/$55. The Record Company, blues rock, Sat., July 13, 7:30 p.m., $34/$40. Angelique Kidjo, world music, Sun., July 14, 7:30 p.m., $42/$50. I'm With Her, folk, Fri., July 19, 7:30 p.m., $37/$45. The Wallflowers, rock, Sat., July 20, 7:30 p.m., $49/$55. Blue Oyster Cult, classic rock, Fri., Aug. 2, 7:30 p.m., $49/$55. Mat Kearney, singer/songwriter, Sun., Aug. 4, 7:30 p.m., $35/$40. Gavin DeGraw, singer/songwriter, Fri., Aug. 9, 7:30 p.m., $52/$60. The English Beat, rock, Sat., Aug. 10, 7:30 pm., $42/$45. The Beach Boys, classic pop, Thur., Aug. 15, 7:30 p.m., $64/$70. Classic Albums Live: Queen's A Night at the Opera, tribute, Fri., Aug. 16, 7:30 p.m., $34/$40. Peter Yarrow & Noel Paul Stookey, folk, Fri., Aug. 23, $54/$60. Toad the Wet Sprocket and Big Head Todd & The Monsters, Sat., Aug. 24, 7 p.m., $55/$60. The Mavericks, country rock, Fri., Aug. 30, $46/$50. The Fools and The Stompers, classic rock, Sat., Aug. 31, 7:30 p.m., $32/$35.

Riverwalk 35 Railroad Square, Nashua, N.H. Felix Pastorius & Hipster Assassins, jazz, Thur., May 30, 8 p.m., $10/$13. Amanda Anne Platt and the Honeycutters, folk-rock, Fri., May 31, 8 p.m., $12/$15. Becca Stevens with The Beardogz, singer-songwriter, Sat., June 1, 8 p.m., $15/$20.

Tsongas Center 300 MLK Jr. Way, Lowell. Alexandre Pires, Brazilian dance music, Sat., June 1, 9 p.m., $74-$259. 21 Savage and Da Baby, hip-hop, Sat., Aug. 10, 8 p.m., $39.50-$75. We Will Rock You, Queen tribute, Wed., Nov. 13, 7:30 p.m., Thur., Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m., $29-$99.

Tupelo Music Hall 10 A St., Derry, N.H. Ghost of Paul Revere, folk/rock, Thur., May 30, 8 p.m., $25-$30. Arlo Guthriee, folk, Sat., June 1, 8 p.m., $65-$75.

Zorba Music Hall 437 Market St., Lowell. Masterstroke, Queen tribute, Fri., May 31, 7 p.m., $24. Dead Letter Office, REM tribute, Sat., June 1, 7 p.m., $12.50.


Boston Billiard Club & Casino 55 Northeastern Blvd., Nashua, N.H. High Hands Saturday Jackpot, every Sat., 2-10 p.m. Learn To Play Poker, every Fri., 6-7:30 p.m.; free. Tuesday Trivia Night, every Tuesday, 7:30-10 p.m.


Lowell Visitors Center 246 Market St. Wellness on the Walkways: Millpower Power Walk, Sun., June 2, 10-11:30 a.m., 3-mile walk through downtown; free parking at 304 Dutton St.


Lowell High School Class of 1969 50th Reunion, Fri., Aug. 16, Mt. Pleasant Golf Club, Staples Street, Lowell, catered by Steve's Kitchen, DJ, a 50-year retrospective video, 50/50 raffle to support scholarship fund, photos, games,silent auctions; $50, benefits LHS Class of 1969 Scholarship Fund given annually to a UMass Lowell or Middlesex Community College senior; 978-995-3637 or 978-454-9808.

Sales, Fairs

MILL CITY BBQ —1018 Gorham St., Lowell. Mill City BBQ & Music Jam, Sat., June 15, 4-8 p.m., music by Nextune and The Brian Lewis All-Star Fun N Soul Review, family-friendly, $5 donation appreciated.

MILL NO. 5 —Shirley Common ShirleyFest, Sat., June 8, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., entertainment, food, games, crafts ($25 for a table).


Centre Stage Theatre Salem Senior High School, Geremonty Road. Auditions for "California Suite," Tues., June 11, Wed, June 12, 7 p.m., resume and headshot desired, ages 40s-late 50s, rehearsals alternate 1-2 times a week, production date Sept. 12-14; 617-771-4905.