Thanks to Steve Edington of Lowell Celebrates Kerouac, Inc., for the schedule of the upcoming annual Jack Kerouac Birthday Celebration.
The schedule for the 2017 Kerouac Birthday Celebration in Lowell has been finalized. All events take place on Saturday, March 11 (the day before Jack’s birthday):
12:00 Noon: Pollard Memorial Library Tour. This Library played a pivotal role in shaping Keroua’c literary consciousness, and now houses a “Kerouac Corner.” Led by Bill Walsh.
The Pollard Memorial Library is at 401 Merrimack Street.
1:00 p.m. “The Unknown Kerouac: Rare, Unpublished, and Newly Translated Writings.” A presentation and discussion on this recently released book with editor Todd Tietchen and translator Jean Christophe Cloutier. Pollard Memorial Library Community Room.
7:30 pm: “Happy Birthday Jack!” An evening of music and readings.
Music by “The Neverly Brothers” (Dave Norton and Peter Lavender) and Alligator Wine. Time between sets for the sharing of favorite Kerouac passages and the reading of the Governor’s Proclamation of Jack Kerouac Day in Massachusetts.
A $5.00 donation requested. Doors open at 7:00 pm.
Zorba’s Music Hall. 439 Market Street.