CWW: TouchTomorrow and Day of Play this weekend

TouchTomorrow will be held Saturday, June 13, from 10am to 4pm throughout the WPI campus.

Highly recommended!

Take a look at the website for a full list of events.

On Saturday as well (6/27 rain date), the fourth annual Worcester Day of Play will be held at Elm Park.  You can find a schedule of events on their website.

And the Art in the Park opening reception will be on Sunday, June 14, from 3-7pm at Elm Park!

Belated CWW: Worcester Earn-A-Bike Kids Bike Sale on Saturday

Worcester Earn-A-Bike will be holding a kids bike sale Saturday, June 6, from 12-4pm.

All kids bikes (not including geared or BMX bikes) will be on sale for $5. A helmet will also be provided free of charge courtesy of Breakstone, White and Gluck, PC.

(Image: Kids Bikes, a Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-No Derivs Generic 2.0 licensed image from Mark Faviell’s photostream.)

CWW: Touch-A-Truck Sunday at Worcester JCC

via Facebook:

Touch-A-Truck at Worcester JCC

When: Sunday, May 17, 2015, 11:00 am to 3:00 pm

Where: Worcester JCC, 633 Salisbury Street, Worcester, MA – Rain or Shine

What: Bring the kids to our Touch-A-Truck event where they can see, touch, climb on and explore their favorite big trucks and vehicles, including police, fire safety, military, construction and more.

Who: Invite your neighbors, friends and family! The event is open to the public and will also feature a bouncy house, music, face painting and refreshments.

Cost: Tickets are only $5 per family.

CWW: Friends of Worcester Public Library book sale

On Friday, May 1, and Saturday, May 2, from 10am-4pm in the Saxe Room at the main branch of Worcester Public Library, the Friends of WPL will hold our Spring book sale.

When you pay (incredibly low) yearly dues to the Friends, or make book donations, or purchase from the Food for Thought Cafe and Bookstore, or buy bags full of books at our book sales, you support the Friends’ many programs, including museum passes and the Give and Take bookcase at Union Station.

So come on down and buy a lot of books!


CWW: Free Family Concert on Sunday

Worcester Chamber Music Society will be presenting their annual FREE family concert on Sunday, March 1, at Mechanics Hall from 3-4pm.

My kids and I have been going since the first year they presented, and it is always EXCELLENT and popular — so get there early for seats!

From their website:

The stories of the vain Emperor, who is tricked into wearing no clothes, and Katy the bulldozer, who makes it possible for the townspeople to do their jobs are told through music, art and narration in this delightful concert sure to please all!

Join us for our fourth annual Free Family Concert! Bring a new or gently used book to donate to the Reliant Medical Group Foundation’s REACH OUT AND READ program. All books are distributed to pediatric sites throughout Central Massachusetts. Book donors will automatically be entered into a raffle to win a free family pass to the EcoTarium!

Don’t miss the incredible art display created by students from Burgess Elementary School in Sturbridge.

JACOBY The Emperor’s New Clothes
BRADSHAW Katy and The Big Snow

Tracy Kraus, flute; Krista Buckland Reisner, violin; Joshua Gordon, cello
William Ness, piano; Rohan Gregory, narrator
With guests John Page, conductor; William Kirkley, clarinet; Robert Schulz, marimba, and a percussion ensemble from the Burncoat High School