Where Will You WOO? - Week of July 20, 2017
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Thursday, July 20
Meditation in the Garden
10:00 AM-11:00 AM
Tower Hill Botanic Garden
11 French Drive
Boylston, MA 01505
Instructor: Rebecca D. Onofrio
Weekly meditation for those who want to slow down and recharge in an inspiring setting.
Friday, July 21
EVENT: Hot Night in the City
6:00 PM-9:00 PM
Worcester Center for Crafts
25 Sagamore Road
Worcester, MA 01605
Come and see the sizzling side of craft - hot demonstrations in glass, clay, and metals, as well as food. Celebrate summer in the city at our annual FREE block party!
Maker Activities, Music by Jubilee Gardens, Food trucks and the opening of the art exhibition, Spark!
Come rain or shine.
Saturday, July 22
10:40 AM-11:40 AM
Worcester Public Library
3 Salem Square
Worcester, MA 01608
Zumba classes are for ages 12 and older. Wearing work-out clothes and sneakers is recommended. And remember to bring water!
Zumba is a high energy, calorie-burning fitness class that uses pop and Latin music to create a dance-party atmosphere. Low-intensity and high-intensity moves are easy to follow for all level participants who can set their own pace.
Alina Khaspekov is a certified Zumba instructor with over 3 years of experience teaching Zumba and Zumba Tone classes.
Classes offered Saturdays 7/8, 7/15, 7/22, 7/29, 8/12, 8/19 and 8/26
Register online at mywpl.org or call 508-799-1655x3
Sunday, July 23
Sunday Public Tour
1:00 PM-2:00 PM
Worcester Art Museum
55 Salisbury Street
Worcester, MA 01609
Join one of our talented Museum docents for an overview of the Museum collection. Free with Museum admission. Tour begins in the Lancaster Welcome Center.
Monday, July 24
First Things First
7:00 PM-9:00 PM
Calliope Productions Inc.
150 Main Street
Boylston, MA 01505
A British comedy by Derek Benfield
Tuesday, July 25
Splash Bash at the JCC!
12:30 PM-4:30 PM
633 Salisbury Street
Worcester, MA 01609
Join the Worcester JCC for a Splash Bash! Free and open to the public, this event is open to members and non-members wishing to learn more about the Worcester JCC. New members will save $100 on their enrollment fee! There will also be Luau games, contests, free snow cones and chair massages, and music from DJ Arnie Hamm. Splash Bash will be held rain or shine at the Worcester JCC located at 633 Salisbury Street in Worcester. All guests over the age of 18 must provide a photo ID. For additional information and questions, please contact Monica Maher at [email protected] or visit the JCC's website at http://www.worcesterjcc.org
Wednesday, July 26
Canal District Music Series
6:00 PM-8:30 PM
Harding Street at Kelley Square
Harding Street at Kelley Square
Worcester, MA 01604
The 2017 Canal District Music Series will once again offer free concerts on Wednesday evenings throughout the summer -- outdoors in the inimitable, carnival atmosphere of Kelley Square. Bring your lawn chairs, partake of delicious fare from our food trucks, and enjoy world class entertainment from the likes of We and the Dawg, Eric Paslay, the Alchemistics, the Cocker Rocks, the Matthew Sanchez Orchestra, and Toni Lynn Washington. There's no better ambiance in Worcester; and it's free! In case of rain, the events will move indoors to the White Room of the adjacent Crompton Building.
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The Burlington Discover Jazz Festival
The Burlington Discover Jazz Festival takes place from June 1 to June 10 in downtown Burlington, Vermont.
This 10 day celebration features four stages with free live music from Leslie Odom Jr. and more. The festival also will feature local food and much more.
For more information, click here.
Taking a Cruise on a Windjammer
Head to Maine and sleep aboard a National Landmark, the Maine Windjammer Fleet.
Go on a three, four or six-day cruise and get closer than ever before to wildlife like whales, eagles, and porpoises while you see some of the best coastal scenery that North America has to offer.
After a successful first festival, the PVDFest returns to Providence for the third year and will take place from June 7 to June 10.
The festival will bring in art, music, performances and more from all over the United States and the world for the free outdoor festival.
Catching a Worcester Bravehearts Game
Year after year, the Worcester Bravehearts are one of the best baseball teams in New England.
They bring in some of the best college talent from across the region to compete for the Futures League Championship.
Don't miss a game.
Visiting Cape Playhouse Theatre
Taking a ride to Cape Cod and visit the oldest summer theatre in the country, Cape Playhouse. Cape Playhouse was first opened in 1927 by Raymond Moore.
The theatre has been home to some of the biggest stars to ever grace a stage like Bette Davis, Humphrey Bogart amongst others.
Enjoying the South County Hot Air Balloon Fest
There is nothing quite like the Hot Air Ballon Fest. This is the place to enjoy glowing hot air balloons, crafts, music, food, fishing, carnival rides, fireworks, and more.
The festival will be held from July 20-22 on the URI athletic fields.
Participating in the Worcester World Cup 2018
The 2017 Worcester World Cup is set to take place from Friday, August 10 to Sunday, August 12.
The Worcester World Cup is more than a soccer tournament. It's a celebration of Worcester and a safe, friendly family event that people look forward to all year.
Newport Jazz Festival
The 2018 festival is set to take place from Friday, August 3 to Sunday, August 5.
The festival will show off over 50 individual jazz ensembles on four stages including performances at the International Tennis Hall of Fame and Fort Adams State Park.
Seeing a Movie at the Rustic Drive-In
Look forward to Calling up your friends, pack a picnic, and sit in your car as feature films are projected on giant outdoor screens.
The audio plays right through your radio, so be sure to turn the volume up high as you snack on your candy and popcorn.
Zip Lining in the Berkshires
Looking for something new and exciting? Head to the Berkshires and get yourself on a zip line, maybe even do a canopy tour.
There are three different tour options, starting with the base area tour which lasts an hour or the Moutain Top or Valley Jump tour which takes three hours. Both of those are sure to shoot some adrenaline into your day.
The Little League World Series
While the Little League World Series does not take place in New England, the series is arguably the marquee sporting event of the summer.
There will be a New England team in it this year and therefore, the Little League World Series is always something to look forward to
Catching a PawSox Game at McCoy
Nothing says summer time like sitting at McCoy Stadium and watching a Pawtucket Red Sox game.
While the PawSox are already in action, the weather is getting warmer and it will be much more comfortable to go out to a game.
Billy Joel at Fenway Park
For the 5th consecutive year, rock and roll legend Billy Joel will play Fenway Park.
Billy Joel released his first hit song, arguably still his biggest hit, Piano Man in 1973 and since then has become the 6th best-selling recording artist and the third best-selling solo artist in the United States.
Joel was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1992 and then the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1999.
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