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GWL is hiring new Green Team Members - a part-time, year-round position for high school students from Lawrence!

GWL is hiring new Green Team members - a part-time, year round paid position for Lawrence residents ages 14-18. Please visit our Job Openings page to read the job description and download an application. All applications must be submitted to Anna Rickards by 5pm on Friday, Sept 9th. For a little inspiration check out the documentary Green Team made about the work they do in Lawrence.

MA Farmers Market Week - Announcing Concert Series and a New Vendor!

Please join us for MA Farmers Market Week at one of Lawrence's two Farmers Markets:

  • Wednesday from 9am-4pm on Appleton Way between the Court House and City Hall
  • -or-

  • Saturday from 10am-2pm on the corner of Lawrence and Park Streets in the GLFHC Park St. Clinic's Parking Lot

Click to download the press release and proclamation from the Patrick-Murray Administration.

Join Green Team for another Community Park CleanUp - Tomorrow at 1:30!!!

The Groundwork Lawrence Green Team is hosting a park clean up at the Riverside Park, in South Lawrence - Friday, Aug 12 (tomorrow). As a group of ten high school student we strive to make a difference in Lawrence and would love for you to join us in our efforts to improve our city

We will have games, food and so much more!!
The clean up will be from 1:30-3:30
Come be the change you want to see in Lawrence!

Article in Today's Trib about Spicket River Greenway

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Check it out!

"This month, work began on the final phase of a 13-year, multi-million-dollar project that officials hope will remake the Spicket into a glistening centerpiece of the city's Arlington and downtown neighborhoods and open a new chapter in the story of both the river and the city"

Read the full article here

Call for Entertainers at the Lawrence Farmers Markets

Calling all musicians, singers, artists, dancers, poets, and entertainers of all kinds…Groundwork Lawrence is looking for acts to perform at our Wednesday and Saturday Farmers Markets. Our markets run:
Sat 10am-2pm on the corner of Lawrence and Park Sts
Wed 9am-4pm on Appleton Way between City Hall and the Court House.

National Night Out

National Night Against Crime. We would have a family/neighborhood night full of FREE fun, food, music and activities. Come and join us, meet your neighbors, participate in the games, eat (free pizza)!. The police department, fire department and ambulace will be coming around and have displays of their trucks. Don't stay home, come and join us for this great night of free outdoor activities!!!
GWL will be hosting 3 sites: Dr. Nina Scarito Park on Brook St, Manchester Park at 75 Manchester St (behind La Fruteria), Cronin Park on Adler & Poplar Sts.