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Thursday, February 20, 2014
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Sunday, February 23rd
Harlem Globetrotters at the DCU Center
50 Foster Street, Worcester
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The world famous Harlem Globetrottersbring their 2014 Fans Rule tour to downtown Worcester! Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind family show features mesmerizing ball handling, an assortment of trick shots, high-flying dunks and precise timing - all with an array of comedy guaranteed to entertain the young and the young at heart.
Thursday, February 20th – Sunday, February 22nd
The Pillowman on stage at Worcester State University
486 Chandler Street, Worcester
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Don’t miss this dark comedy by Britain’s most mischievous playwright- weaving brilliant storytelling and shattering macabre comedy. Student designed and directed, not to be missed.
Friday, February 21st
Merry Ploughboys Irish Pub Night at Mechanics Hall
321 Main Street, Worcester
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Worcester’s majestic Grand Hall will be transformed into an Irish Pub featuring lively traditional Irish ballads and folk music performed by Dublin’s own Merry Ploughboys, with Irish draft beers and traditional pub food being served.
Sunday, February 23rd
Sunday Sermon at Worcester Art Museum
55 Salisbury Street, Worcester
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Pakachoag Music School of Greater Worcester faculty member Elizabeth Bronstein, cello and fiddle, and partner Sam Politz, accordian, are "Deux Amis". They'll be playing in honor of Black History Month and Sunday Sermons at the Worcester Art Museum. Sam, a native of Louisiana, will speak about the African roots of these two unique American musical styles: New Orleans Jazz and Louisiana Cajun Music.
Sunday, February 23rd
Curling Exhibition at Worcester Common Oval
455 Main Street, Worcester
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Catch the Olympic spirit with the Petersham Curling Club playing an exhibition game 9 – 10 a.m., followed by free 30 minute hands-on lessons 10:00 a.m.-12:30p.m. Pre-registration is recommended. Public skating on the Oval will open at 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
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For more great events and activities check out www.northworcester.macaronikid.com
Saturday March 1st is Carnival Day at the Worcester Center for Crafts. This FREE event includes the world's largest Mardi Gras beads, hands-on crafts including personalized shoe box mini-floats and mask-making, food, music and of course, lots of fun.
Visit www.worcestercraftcenter.org for more information.
Extreme Field Day for Kids
Register the kids for Extreme Field Day for Kids coming to the DCU Center on Tuesday, February 18th! This is an obstacle course race series kicking off its New Year in Worcester at the DCU Center. It’s for children ranging in age from 4-14 years old who will be challenged on expertly prepared obstacle courses.
Go to www.extremefielddayforkids.com
Peter and the Wolf
A special performance of the classic Sergei Prokofiev's Peter and The Wolf will be presented at the Hanover Theater featuring WPI's Orchestra and the Youth Ballet of Worcester. The performance will take place on Wednesday, February 26th at 10:00AM.
Tickets are $12.00 and can be purchased by calling Meghan Patrick at 508-471-1793.
Broad Meadow Brook Wildlife Sanctuary
Take the family to Broad Meadow Brook Wildlife Sanctuary in Worcester for a couple of hours of snowshoeing! If you don't have snowshoes, you can rent them for $2.00 a pair. They'll teach you how to use snowshoes and you can practice in the fields before heading out to the trails.
Call 508-753-6087 to register or for more information.
Old Sturbridge Village
Visit Old Sturbridge Village. During February school vacation they have dozens of indoor and outdoor activities for the kids. Some of the activities include sleigh rides (weather permitting), craft demonstrations including potters, tinners, shoemakers and printers, writing with quill pens, dipping candles and plenty more! Plus, kids are free during weekends through March 30th.
Visit www.osv.org for more information.
The Ecotarium is featuring "Maker Week" during February vacation week. You can check out some of their wacky contraptions and then use your creativity and tools like wire cutters and duct tape to make things out of household materials like plastic pipe, recyclables and old electronics.
For more information visit www.ecotarium.org.
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