Upcoming Events and Meetings

Sunday, Nov. 14, 1-3 pm, Centro Restaurant, 24 Market St, Lowell. Artist reception for Pamela Wamala, whose work is on display (“Freedom Flow Wall Puzzles”)

Thursday, Nov. 18, 6.30 pm, Spalding House, 383 Pawtucket St, Lowell. “Wanted: Asian Longhorned Beetle!”–Lowell Parks & Conservation Trust Annual Meeting and a program geared toward average citizens who are concerned about beetle infestation and tree damage. Worcester lost 26,000 trees to this insect. For  directions, go to http://bit.ly/d80Wdi; rsvp to www.lowelllandtrust.org

Sat., Nov. 20, 2 – 4 pm, Whistler House Museum of Art, 243 Worthen St, Lowell. Artists reception for “Annual Juried Members Exhibit 2010,” on view Nov. 20 through Dec. 30. Go to www.whistlerhouse.org for details.

Sat., Nov. 27 through Dec. 31, The Brush Gallery & Studios, Market Mills, 256 Market St, Lowell. “A month of unique and artful gifts.” Go to www.thebrush.org for Tues. through Sun. regular hours. Dec.  11/12, 11 – 5 pm, Third Annual Cookie Contest; vote for your favorite.