The Hanover Theatre and Conservatory for the Performing Arts

Conservatory Winter/Spring Semester

Winter/spring 2023 classes are now open for registration! Register now to ignite creativity and inspire confidence in the new year! With classes for students of ALL ages in drama, dance, music and technical theatre & design, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Call us anytime at 508.471.1795 for more information about registration. […]

Worcester Public Library

Buck O’Neil: Right on Time Exhibit

Negro Leagues Baseball Museum Exhibit: Buck O'Neil: Right on Time Join the Worcester Public Library for a ribbon cutting ceremony for the exhibit on Wednesday, February 1 at 4 p.m. at the Main Library, 3 Salem Square. The exhibit will be on view from Wednesday, February 1 through Sunday, April […]

Worcester Public Library

Baby Bounce

Introduce your baby to reading books with stories, action rhymes, fingerplays, and songs, and lots of snuggling. Designed especially for them! You’re invited to stay for play/social time after the program. Registration is required as space is limited; sign-up at mywpl.org. Date/Time: Fridays @ 11:00 AM December 2, 9, 16, […]

Worcester Public Library

Baby Bounce

Introduce your baby to reading books with stories, action rhymes, fingerplays, and songs, and lots of snuggling. Designed especially for them! You’re invited to stay for play/social time after the program. Registration is required as space is limited; sign-up at mywpl.org. Date/Time: Fridays @ 10:00 AM December 2, 9, 16, […]

Worcester Public Library

Virtual Poetry Writing Workshop with Susan Roney-O’Brien (February)

This virtual poetry workshop is a vehicle for critique, a time of close reading and thoughtful responses that help craft the written word so that it says exactly what the author intends. The focus is the work itself. Poets are respectful of each other, value the craft, understand the courage […]

Worcester Public Library

Movies & Mocktails (February)

Enjoy mocktails and snacks as we revisit some of pop culture’s greatest films.  1/7: Gremlins (1984) 2/4: The Sandlot (1993)   Saxe Room

Worcester Public Library

African Wrap Doll-Making Workshop

The National Black Doll Museum of History & Culture (NBDMHC) specializes in this updated adaptation of doll-making based on the techniques of the traditional art form rooted in 18th century African American culture. Young participants will create their own three-dimensional figures used over centuries to enhance storytelling. Sponsored by Friends […]

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.

Worcester Public Library

Virtual American History Book Discussion (February)

Please join our ongoing book discussion group focused on American history.   12/6: How to Survive a Plague: The Story of How Activists and Scientists Tamed AIDS by David France 1/3: The Daughters of Yalta: The Churchills, Roosevelts and Harrmans by Catherine Grace Katz 2/7: The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story by Nikole Hannah Jones, et […]

Worcester Public Library

Virtual True Crime Book Club (February)

Please join our ongoing book club to discuss popular books in the true crime genres.   12/14: Hell's Half Acre by Susan Jonusas 1/11: The Good Nurse: A True Story of Medicine, Madness, and Murder by Charles Graeber 2/8: The Doomsday Mother by John Glatt

ArtsWorcester

Call for Art: Impact

Call for Art Impact: A members' exhibition in partnership with the Fitchburg Art Museum Registration Deadline: February 8, 2023 Drop off period: February 16 - 19, 2023  Exhibition run: February 25 - April 8, 2023 Reception: March 3, 2023, 6-9 PM Pick up period: April 13 - 16, 2023 For the eleventh annual Call and Response […]

Worcester Public Library

Winter Wonders: Crafts for Little Ones

Let’s get together and celebrate Winter Wonders with beautiful crafts, songs and books. For ages 3 - 5. Registration is required as space is limited; sign-up at mywpl.org/online-calendar.

Want to See More Events?

To see all the events in the Worcester area from our trusted partners, click here.

Planning a Downtown Event?

Check out the events supplies and services available to you here.

Need Help Submitting an Event on Our Events Calendar?

  1. Go to the discovercentralma.org website and scroll to bottom of page
  2. To only enter events into the calendar and not become a Discover Central MA member, click Already a member? Login to your account
  3. Fill out the information in English to Create an Account and click Create Account
  4. You will then be directed to a page where you can post events
  5. Select Manage My Events to enter events into the calendar
  6. Click Create Event button
  7. Enter the name in English and dates of your event and select Create Event & Continue
  8. Add in all event details in English and an image that is under 690 pixels
  9. When finished, check the box that says Request addition to the Downtown Worcester Calendar
  10. Click Send to Review

All posted events will be subject to review by the Discover Central Massachusetts and Downtown Worcester Business Improvement District staff prior to approval. Please submit events at least two weeks in advance as it can take up to 7-9 days for your event to appear on our events calendar. Please review event guidelines HERE.