Santa Claus to Visit Worcester Public Library
Friday, December 09, 2016
Visits will differ at each location, but might include storytelling, caroling, refreshments, crafts, and turns visiting Santa.
On Friday, December 9 Santa will be at the Main Library at 3 Salem Square from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. and the Roosevelt Branch at 1006 Grafton Street from 3 - 4 p.m.
On Thursday, December 15 Santa will visit the Goddard Branch at 14 Richards Street from 4 - 5 p.m.
On Friday, December 16 Santa will visit the Frances Perkins Branch at 470 West Boylston Street from 1 - 2 p.m., and the Tatnuck Magnet Branch at 1083 Pleasant Street from 4 - 5 p.m.
On Friday, December 23 Santa will be back at the Main Library at 3 Salem Square from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
For more information, click here.
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Give to Those in Need
From giving trees at churches to Why Me Inc. as well as many other great organizations, there are plenty of families in the community that could use your help to put a present or two under the tree for a child who might not otherwise get one.
10th Anniversary Production of A Christmas Carol at Hanover Theatre
Get to Hanover Theatre to see the 10th Anniversary production of A Christmas Carol on opening night.
Jeremy Lawrence plays Scrooge for the sixth year in a row, having guest starred on TVs The Blacklist and Shades of Blue, as well as worked with directors Brian De Palma, Rob Howard and Stephen Daldry. Lawrence is also known for his portrayal of playwright Tennessee Williams.
The show starts at 7 p.m.
Christmas by Candlelight at Old Sturbridge Village
Christmas by Candlelight at Old Sturbridge Village is an evening filled with New England holiday traditions, live musical performances, storytelling, sleigh rides, festive foods, a roaring bonfire, and strolls around the decorated Village Common.
At the North Pole Village families will find Santa, Mrs. Claus Bake Shop, a magical talking Christmas tree, and an expanded train display featuring some trains from the movie Joy.
The event goes from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Imagine John Lennon Christmas Festival at That's Entertainment
Multiple bands and solo performers singing Lennon, Beatles and Christmas Carol's.
Any bands, singers, musicians, artists, elves or Santa's helpers that would like to participate are welcome.
Festival times are as follows:
1:00 AM-6:00 AM, 2:00 AM-7:00 AM, 3:00 AM-8:00 AM, 4:00 AM-9:00 AM, 1:00 PM-6:00 PM
The Muppet Christmas Carol at the Worcester Common Oval Ice Skating Rink
Layer up in your most comfortable winter attire and pack some seasonal snacks for this outdoor film screening on City Hall Plaza.
Admission for skating is just $10 and includes skate rentals. Receive a $5.00 discount if you bring your own skates. Kids 6 and under skate free. Admission for the movie is free.
Give Money to Salvation Army
Throw some money in the Salvation Army kettle. Every time a bell rings, an angel gets its wings. The person who stands outside ringing the bell is often there for long hours.
Even if it's just some change, smile at them and wish them a happy holiday.
PHOTO: j_lai/ Flickr
A Festivus for the Rest of Us
You must watch the Festivus episode of Seinfeld, it is one of the most famous episodes of the entire series.
Laughter is the best medicine, after all.
When you finish the episode, be sure to celebrate Festivus on December 23.
PHOTO: Matt Keef/Flickr
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