What: Jack Kerouac Birthday Celebration hosted by Lowell Celebrates Kerouac
When: Saturday, March 12
Where: Throughout Lowell
Information: Visit lowellcelebrateskerouac.org
Jack Kerouac 2016 Birthday Celebration in Lowell, MA
Lowell Celebrates Kerouac has planned another rollicking birthday celebration for its hometown hero, Jack Kerouac. This year it’s a one-day event occurring on his birthday, March 12.
Kerouac would have been 94 on his next birthday. Come celebrate with like-minded Kerouacians in beautiful downtown Lowell this coming March 12!
10:00 am: Downtown Walking Tour of Lowell Kerouac Sites.
Begins at the Kerouac Commemorative at Bridge and French Streets and ends at
the Pollard Memorial Library. Led by Roger Brunelle.
12:30 pm: Pollard Library Tour.
This Library played a pivotal role in shaping Kerouac’s literary consciousness, and
now houses a “Kerouac Corner.” Led by Bill Walsh. The Pollard Library is located
2:00 pm: “Woody and Jack: Two American Icons.”
A presentation comparing the lives and legacies of Jack Kerouac and Woody Guthrie by Steve Edington. Steve is a member of the LCK Committee and the author of The Beat Face of God
and Bring Your Own God—The Spirituality of Woody Guthrie.
Books available for signing following the presentation.
Visitors Center Theater at the Lowell National Historical Park. 246 Market Street.
4:00 pm: Open Mike at The Old Worthen.
141 Worthen Street.
8:00 pm “The Moody Street Sound” at the UnchARTed Gallery.
With Special Guest David Amram. 103 Market Street.
A $5.00 donation is requested to support Lowell Celebrates Kerouac.