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Thursday, April 24, 2014
Help your friends and family get in on the act as well. WOO Cards make great gifts! Share discounts and special offers at more than sixty area cultural destinations, restaurants, hotels, retailers, transportation providers and more! Best of all–WOO Cards NEVER expire!
Use the coupon code 'GLW' to save $5 off the online purchase of a WOO Card today. Click here to purchase your own.
Through April 26th
Disney on Ice presents Princesses & Heroes at The DCU Center
50 Foster Street, Worcester
Use your WOO Card to save $4 off select seats to April 26th 7 p.m. show
Enter a world of wonder where heroes and hearts prevail. Join Disney princesses as they do high flying jumps, daring acrobatics, and breathtaking skating.
Thursday, April 24th
The Old Neighborhood at the Worcester Historical Museum
Fletcher Auditorium, 30 Elm Street, Worcester
Admission is free, Swipe your WOO Card for WOO points
Join Thomas Doughton as he discusses the unique history of Worcester’s Black neighborhood, Laurel/Clayton, and its eventual loss due to the urban renewal efforts of the 1960’s.
Thursday-Saturday, April 24th – 26th
Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare at Worcester State University
486 Chandler Street, Worcester
$2 off admission with WOO Card
Worcester State presents Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, where love and comedy are the vines that weave through shipwrecks, foiled villians, and mistaken identities – what happens in Illyria, stays in Illyria!
Opening weekend Friday April 25th – Sunday, April 27th
Rocky Horror Show on stage at Worcester County Light Opera
21 Grandview Avenue, Worcester
Use your WOO Card to save $2 off tickets
A humorous tribute to science fiction and horror movies of the late 1940s through early 1970s, the musical shares the tale of a newly engaged couple getting caught in a storm and coming to the home of a mad transvestite scientist. Are you ready to time warp?!
Friday, April 25th
Spring Fling Family Hike at Tower Hill Botanic Garden
11 French Drive, Boylston
Use your WOO Card to save $2 off adult garden admission
Hike the Gardens and trails to look for the buds and blooms of early spring.
Weekends in Worcester…www.WorcesterMass.org/Culture
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Old Sturbridge Village
Old Sturbridge Village April School Vacation Family Fun Package
Enjoy a family getaway in Sturbridge this April vacation. Available for check in April 18-27, 2014. Visit Sturbridge Village during April School Vacation Week to meet baby animals, churn butter, make a hands-on craft, and watch some family-friendly performances, including storytelling, music, and puppet shows. This package includes two days of admission to the Village, two hands-on crafts for the kids, one night's stay at the Reeder Family Lodges, and cookies and cocoa with Village-made redware mugs for you to keep. This package starts at $139. For more information, click here.
April Vacation Cooking Classes at Saltbox Farm
Saltbox Farm in Concord, MA is offering hour hands-on cooking classes for kids ages 7 and older. Taught by professional chefs, kids will learn basic knife skills and kitchen safety and prepare healthful versions of kids’ favorites including chicken stir-fry, dessert squares and pasta. Most importantly, your kids will have a blast! Classes will be held April 22nd, 23rd and 24th from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm at Saltbox Farm. Each class will feature a different menu. Cost is $75.00 per class. Through catering, cooking classes, and a CSA, Saltbox Farm serves as a resource for locally grown food and culinary education for home cooks and enthusiasts. For more information, click here.
Educational Fun for Families at Fruitlands Museum
At Fruitlands Museum in Harvard, MA, explore your New England heritage and enjoy a different Museum collection Monday 4/21 - Friday 4/25 at 10. Fruitlands is closed on Tuesdays. Hands-on craft activities, interactive gallery stations, and a spring time nature scavenger hunt insure a fun and educational week for families with children ages 3 and up. Free with admission. For more information, click here.
EcoTarium’s Close Encounters of the Wild Kind!
When school's out, the EcoTarium in Worcester is the place to be. Get up close to nature with hands-on activities designed to get kids outdoors and exploring the EcoTarium's ponds, meadows, and woods. Learn about vernal pools and discover who lives in them, collect samples of cool pond and insect life, investigate the secret lives of wildlife through camera traps and tracking, and see the tools needed to become a naturalist. Free with museum admission. For more information, click here.
Roger Williams Zoo
Roger Williams Zoo, Party for the Planet!
This April vacation, don’t miss out on a party as big and green as the Earth itself at Roger Williams Zoo in Cranston, RI! This year’s theme is “Sustainability.” Each day will include environmental education, awareness and suggested action items to help sustain a healthier environment and lifestyle, and more. Event runs from April 21-25 from 11am-3pm each day, and is free with Zoo admission. For more information, click here.
Lowell's Kids Week
Lowell’s April Play-cation
The city of Lowell, MA is rolling out the red carpet for kids during April vacation with access to fun, inter-generational experiences. Enjoy the free, unique activities for kids and families during Lowell Kids Week. Your City Saturdays give kids the chance to hang out with park rangers, and creatively explore the varied history of Lowell through story, song, and arts & crafts. All families with kids ages 3-8 are invited to attend! There is a full schedule of vacation week activities. For more information, click here.
April School Vacation Days at Wachusett Meadow
Come spend your vacation with Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary in Princeton, MA on Tues. 4/22 through Friday 4/25 and explore what is happening there in spring. How does spring affect the fields and forests? Who is up and about or back from the south? Play games, hike, do craft activities and spend lots of time outdoors. Choose to come 1, 2, 3 or all 4 days. Each day will have a different theme. For more information, click here.
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