Worcester Public Library

Stories and Songs

Children and families are welcome to our weekly stories, sing-alongs, and fun activities.  A great way for children to gain early literacy, math, and social skills! Ages: Families with children 5 and under Registration is required as space is limited; sign-up at mywp.org.

JMAC BrickBox

Worcester Chamber Music Society Spotlight Concert: Randall Hodgkinson

Spotlight Concert Randall Hodgkinson, piano Wednesday, February 15 | Jean McDonough Arts Center BrickBox @7:30 PM Program Johann Sebastian Bach  The Goldberg Variations, BWV 998   Frédéric Chopin Piano Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op. 58   Tickets: Adults $35-$38, Students $10, EBT/WIC $5, Youth 17 and under free For EBT/WIC tickets, […]

Worcester Public Library

Virtual Science Fiction Book Club (February)

Do you like reading about spaceships, parallel worlds, aliens, telepathy, time travel or droids? Join us to discuss great SF & Fantasy fiction. Ages 16 and up are welcome.   Register:  12/20: The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell 1/17: Hominids by Robert J. Sawyer 2/21: The Freeze-Frame Revolution by Peter Watt

Worcester Public Library

Great American Read Book Club (February)

12/27: Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett 1/24: Outlander by Diana Gabaldon 2/28: Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood Attendees will receive a free copy of the upcoming month’s selection. Banx Room

Hanover Theater

Worcester Chamber Music Society: Annual Free Family Concert

The Stories of Hansel & Gretel and Peter & the Wolf -- a free family concert Sunday, March 5 | The Hanover Theater @3:00 PM Presented by the Worcester Chamber Music Society and The Hanover Theatre and Conservatory. With guest musicians, The Hanover Theatre Conservatory Youth Ballet Company, and Neighborhood Strings […]

The Hanover Theatre & Conservatory for the Performing Arts

The Red Hot Chilli Pipers

March 11th 2023, 8:00 pm Bagpipes with attitude. Drums with a Scottish accent. A blazing rock band and show so hot, it carries its own health warning! 90 mins plus intermission It’s Bagpipes. It’s Rock. It’s Bagrock. AC/DC meets the poet Robert Burns. Where rock anthems sit comfortably alongside the […]

Woo Juice

Woo Juice Grand Opening

We are excited to announce the GRAND OPENING of Woo Juice, on Friday, April 7th at 22 Front Street in the Midtown Mall. Please join us for the Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony and Celebration for a new healthier option in our growing city.

Mechanics Hall

Worcester Chamber Music Society: Swept Away – Mechanics Hall

Swept Away Sunday, April 23 | Mechanics Hall, Worcester @4 PM in-person and virtual options Evoking wind, mystery, and movement, with liquid lines by both harp and piano, works by Takemitsu, Caplet, and Fauré, will sweep you away at our last Main Stage concert of the season. Program Toru Takemitsu And […]

The Hanover Theatre & Conservatory for the Performing Arts

Music Worcester Presents: Dance Theatre of Harlem: The Hazel Scott Ballet

Now a singular presence in the ballet world, the Dance Theatre of Harlem Company tours nationally and internationally, presenting a powerful vision for ballet in the 21st century. The 18-member, multi-ethnic company performs a forward-thinking repertoire that includes treasured classics, neoclassical works by George Balanchine and resident choreographer Robert Garland, […]

The Hanover Theatre and Conservatory for the Performing Arts

Lewis Black: Off the Rails

Known as the King of Rant, Lewis Black uses his trademark style of comedic yelling and finger pointing to expose the absurdities of life. His comedic brilliance makes people laugh at life’s hypocrisies and the insanity he sees in the world. A GRAMMY Award-winning stand-up, Lewis Black performs his critically […]


Redemption Rock Pop-Up Tasting at ArtsWorcester

Redemption Rock Pop-Up Tasting: a beer premier at the ArtsWorcester Biennial! Celebrate the return of two of Redemption Rock Brewing’s most popular seasonal beers and enjoy more freshly-canned favorites at this free tasting event. Full pours will also be available for purchase, with proceeds benefiting ArtsWorcester’s youth and outreach programs.  Sip […]

The Hanover Theatre & Conservatory for the Performing Arts

Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood: Scared Scriptless

2 hrs 30 min (including 20 min intermission) Armed with only their wits, “Whose Line is it Anyway?” stars Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood are taking to the live stage and they’re…Scared Scriptless. Prepare to laugh yourself senseless as improv comedy masterminds Colin & Brad must make up original scenes, […]

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