Irish Heritage Month in Lawrence, Massachusetts kicks off on Sunday, March 4, 2012 with the opening reception for the exhibit, "The Irish, The Augustinians: The Story of our Catholic Heritage," at the Lawrence Heritage State Park at One Jackson Street.
The Reverend Father James McFadden Wenzel OSA of Merrimack College is giving a lecture at 1:00 p.m., followed by the official opening of the exhibit. The event is free and the building is handicap accessible.
The month of Irish events - including concerts, lectures, exhibits, banquets, and children's activities - is sponsored by Division 8 of the Ancient Order of Hibernians and the Irish Foundation of Lawrence.
For a list of events taking place during Irish Heritage Month, click here.
For year round information on Irish cultural activities in Massachusetts and the New England region, visit IrishMassachusetts.com.