Sunday, Nov. 7, 2 pm, Lowell National Hist. Park Visitor Center, 246 Market St.
“The Girl in the Italian Bakery” features Lawrence native Kenneth Tingle, author of a hard-knocks memoir about growing up in our neighbor mill city. It’s a story about not losing hope. Check out the book here.
Monday, Nov. 8, 12 noon, UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center, 50 Warren St.
“Recovering from the Bubble Economy” features economist Dean Baker of the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, DC, analyzing our situation today and suggesting how we might get the nation’s economy moving again. Baker writes a blog called Beat the Press. This is the second in the Lunchtime Lectures at the ICC series presented by the Parker Lectures, UMass Lowell, and Middlesex Community College. Admission is free, but reservations are required because of the complimentary lunch. To register, contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org by Nov. 2.