National Day of Action
LOWELL — A protest will be held at noon Tuesday as part of the National Day of Action to Stop the Bans, which is sponsored by multiple national organizations including the ACLU.
The protest will be held at Stevens and Chelmsford Streets.
Riding to end Alzheimer’s
LOWELL — A Lowell woman will join hundreds of cyclists at the Alzheimer’s Association’s 23rd Ride to End Alzheimer’s on June 22. This will be Judy Cahill’s 13th time joining the annual fundraiser, according to a release.
Cahill joined to honor the memory of her mother who had Alzheimer’s and her father who had vascular dementia.
“It is an eye-opener to see how many are really affected by Alzheimer’s,” Cahill said in a written statement. “When I started riding it was to find a cure for my mom.
Now, I ride for her and so my siblings and I never forget any of our beautiful family experiences.”
The ride begins at Odiorne State Park in Rye, NH, and will take participant through the towns of coastal New Hampshire and the North Shore.
Those interested in registering or volunteering at the RIDE to End Alzheimer’s event are encouraged to visit ridetoend alzheimers.org .
Polito to speak in Lowell
LOWELL — Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito will be the keynote speaker at the Middlesex 3 Coalition annual meeting on Tuesday.
Officials are meeting at Kronos in Lowell to discuss initiatives providing economic development, to review accomplishments, to propose future programming and to celebrate Economic Impact Award recipients.
Meet the author night
LOWELL — Best selling author Martha Hall Kelly will be at the Pollard Memorial Library at 6 p.m. Tuesday for the Library Foundation’s annual meet the author night.
Kelly is the author of “Lilac Girls,” a 2016 book based on the true stories of women imprisoned and experimented upon in Ravensbruck Concentration Camp during World War II. Her newest novel, “Lost Roses,” was released last month.
The suggested donation is $50 for admission to the event with proceeds going to the Library Foundation, according to a press release. Tickets can be purchased online at www.mktix.com/pmlf or at the door.
Red Sox photos at library
CHELMSFORD — Former Boston Herald and New York Post sports writer Mike Shalin will head to the Chelmsford Public Library this Thursday to discuss his co-authored book, “The Hometown Team: Four Decades of Red Sox Photography.”
The book features images of the stadium, staff, and the team’s most prominent players. From 7 to 9 p.m., Shalin will talk all things Fenway in the McCarthy Meeting Room. For more information, call 978-256-5521, or visit chelmsford library.org .