HOME BUYER TRAINING: The Merrimack Valley Housing Partnership will hold the following home buyer training classes, $100 per household: in English, Tues.-Wed., May 27-28, and Wed.-Thurs., June 4-5, 6:30-9 p.m. Visit mvhp.org or call 978-459-8490 for registration.

JUST 'CAUSE WE CAN -- 3.5 mile walk/run in conjunction with Just 'Cause 3-Day 60 Mile Walk., Sat., May 31, 7 a.m., The Virginia Thurston Healing Garden, 145 Bolton Road, Harvard, $25 registration fee, family maximum $100.

LOWELL CULTURAL COUNCIL COMMUNITY INPUT MEETING: The public is invited to provide suggestions on the types of grant projects that should receive funding in the 2015 Lowell Cultural Council (LCC) Grant Cycle, in collaboration with the Cultural Organization of Lowell (COOL), at the annual Community Input Meeting on Thurs., May 29, 5:30-7 p.m., in the Mayor's Reception Room at Lowell City Hall, 375 Merrimack St., Lowell. For information, contact Liz Stewart at 978-674-4260 or estewart@lowellma.gov.