Convention on June 4

On Saturday, June 4th delegates from across the state will gather in Lowell to participate in the 2011 Massachusetts Democratic State Convention. On the docket this year is the State Party's Action Agenda which will help chart a course for our party during the coming months and years. If you have question about the Convention, or are attending and want more information, please refer to the links below.

Update: Schedule of Events:

June 3rd         

6 PM – 8 PM
Join Lt. Governor Tim Murray for a Welcome Party at the Blue Shamrock, 105 Market Street. 

7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Welcome Party with candidate for United States Senate, Marisa DeFranco, located at the UMass Lowell Inn and Conference Center.  Light hors d'oeuvres and cash bar. 

7:30 PM – 11:30 PM
Convention kick-off reception sponsored by the Lowell Host Committee, located at the UMass Lowell Inn and Conference Center. 

8 PM – 2 AM
Young Dems of Massachusetts is hosting a party to welcome delegates at The Brewery Exchange, 201 Cabot St.  A $10 donation is requested.                         

9:30 PM – 11:30 PM                        
You are cordially invited to join Alan Khazei for this special cocktail reception celebrating Alan's "What Works" Tour, at the UMass Lowell Inn and Conference Center, Hamilton Room. Complimentary drink tickets and light refreshments will be provided.  

June 4th       

8:30 AM
                        
Breakfast sponsored by Massachusetts AFL-CIO and Senator John Kerry, located at the UMass Lowell Tsongas Center Lowell Bank Pavilion.
                                                  
8:45 AM – 10:15 AM                        
The Asian American Delegate breakfast reception at the Viet Thai Restaurant, 368 Merrimack Street (across from CityHall).
                         
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM                        
Governor Deval Patrick will be signing copies of his new book, A Reason to Believe: Lessons from an Improbable Life, at the Lowell Bank Pavilion at the UMass Lowell Tsongas Center.  The book will be on sale in the morning.                         

3:30 PM – 7:00 PM                        
Relax and enjoy time with your fellow Democrats at the Post Convention Party at the Athenian Corner Restaurant, 207 Market Street.                         

4 PM – 6 PM                        
Progressive Democrats of Massachusetts (PDM), will host a cocktail reception after the convention at Cobblestones of Lowell, 91 Dutton St. There will be hors d'oeuvres and cash bar.  All are welcome to join us.