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Sunday, August 07, 2016


No one freak out, but there are only a couple of weeks left of summer until school starts. 

GoLocalWorcester has put together a list of ten fun things to do rain or shine in Central Massachusetts over the last weeks of summer

SEE SLIDES BELOW: Last Chance for Summer Fun - Rain or Shine in Central MA

Spoiler Alert: The list includes a lot of eating. However, there's a lot of active fun and running around as well. 

The ten activities below are fun for both children and adults and will be time well spent together before the busses begin making their rounds and school begins. 

Here are 10 last chance summer fun activities in Central Massachusetts:


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Laser Tag

Raining out? No problem. At LazerCraze in Westborough, there's plenty of room to run around. Get your friends together and take them on in the best laser tag in the area.

Address: Westmeadow Plaza 166 Milk Street, Westborough

Website: LazerCraze

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18 Holes at FORE! Indoor Golf Range

FORE! is a 10,000 sq foot facility in Westborough that provides eight PGA Tour golf simulators, a full bar, restaurant and plenty of TVs to catch any sports action.

The best part is its only $25 for 18 holes.

Address: 153 Turnpike Road, Westborough

WebsiteFore! Golf Entertainment

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Get a Lobster Roll at Tweed's

Nothing says good summer eating like a Lobster Roll. 

Tweed's in Worcester are famous for there lobster rolls stuffed with huge pieces of lobster on a toasted bun.

Comes with french fries and coleslaw...and the best service in the city.

Address: 229 Grove Street, Worcester

Website: Tweed's

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Explore the Ecotarium

Visit the Ecotarium and their cool exhibit Wild Music: Experience the Sounds and Songs of Life.

Wild Music is a hands-on experience that allows you to "discover how nature is filled with “musicians” that create distinct musical masterpieces to communicate with and relate to one another. And, explore how human music is inspired by the music of other living creatures – from tiny insects to giant whales."

Address: 222 Harrington Way, Worcester

Website: Ecotarium

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Take the Worcester Diner Car Tour

There are eight famous diners in the Worcester area - and you can visit them all in one day.

Start out by heading east on Shrewsbury Street to check out the Boulevard Diner (pictured) and the Parkway Diner. 

Be sure to check out the Kenmore Diner, Corner Lunch, Miss Worcester Diner, Central Diner, Carl's Diner and Ralph's Diner.

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Load Up on Candy!

With four days left, let's get the energy going and follow that up with a sugar crash.

Be the cool kid that shows up with candy on the first day of school, or the parent that indulges themselves once the kids are out of the house - either way, Candy Hop in Shrewsbury has nearly every candy imaginable, including their famous Jelly Bean wall.

Address: Christmas Tree Plaza - 1000 Boston Tpke (Ste 7), Shrewsbury, MA

Website: Candy Hop

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Animal Adventures

Animal Adventures is a great opportunity for kids to learn a lot, and experience even more, before they go to school.

Snakes, frogs, foxes, skunks, porcupines, goats, and much, much more! 

Address: 336 Sugar Road, Bolton

Website: Animal Adventures

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Scale the Wall

With only a few days left of summer, the Central Rock Gym in Worcester is a great place to spend some of that leftover summer energy.

A fun workout for kids and adults alike, challenge your friends to see how high you can climb.

Address: 299 Barber Ave, Worcester

Website: Central Rock Gym 

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Relax at Elm Draught House

If you haven't been to this place, you're missing out. They serve food, beer and wine during the movies. All the movies are second-run, so if you miss it in the big theaters, you can always catch a few here. Or if you're like us, you just wait for them to get to this place so you can drink a beer and watch a good movie.

Where: 35 Elm Court, Millbury

Website: Elm Draught House

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Get Some Ice Cream at Gibby's

Ice cream won't go bad in the rain. It's science. 

There's no better place in Central Massachusetts to get your ice cream fix than Gibby's in Worcester.

With more than 60 flavors of ice cream, you can't go wrong.

Indulge in several more scoops of the areas best ice cream before summer comes to a close.

Address: 50 Sunderland Road, Worcester

Website: Gibson's Dairy


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