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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 […]

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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

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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 […]

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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


Downtown Worcester BID February Community Meeting

Join the Downtown Worcester Business Improvement District (BID) on the second Friday of each month to catch up on all things Downtown Worcester! These social hours are an opportunity for Downtown stakeholders to enjoy some caffeine and conversation with other Downtown aficionados. Our February 2023 meeting will be held at the JMAC, 20 Franklin Street, on Friday, […]


Opening Reception: The Nineteenth ArtsWorcester College Show

Public reception: Friday, February 10, 2023, 6:00-9:00 PM (snow date: February 11) ArtsWorcester at the Davis Art Gallery Celebrate the artists of The Nineteenth ArtsWorcester College Show! After two years of virtual exhibitions, the College Show returns in-person! The Nineteenth Annual College Show is a juried exhibition open to all undergraduate […]

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Worcester’s Black History Trail with Thomas Doughton

Join Thomas Doughton as he discusses Worcester’s Black History Trail, an ongoing collaborative undertaking of the City of Worcester, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester Branch NAACP, and the Laurel Clayton Project. The goals of the project are to document and highlight historical sites important to understanding the experience of […]

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The Case for Coffee with Judy Palken, Registered Dietitian

Come learn about coffee, one of the most widely-consumed beverages in the world! Coffee is complex - although it is problematic for some, it really is brimming with health benefits. Find out how to include this beverage in your life healthfully, including the effects of caffeine, and what you add […]

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Galentine’s Day

Grab your gals and pals and join us for an afternoon of sweets, mocktails, music, and crafts. We’ll have desserts from Bri’s Sweet Treats, wine glass decorating, book page bouquets, and pincushions for those of you in an anti-Valentine state of mind. For 18+.  All are welcome! Saxe Room

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De-Stress with Dogs (February)

Visit with a registered therapy dog to bring a little rest and relaxation to your day. Therapy animals are generally privately owned pets who are brought by their handlers to places to bring joy and smiles. This program is made possible by Tufts Paws for People, which is a Community […]

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Cricut Maker for Beginners I: Learn the Design Software (February)

Learn how to design signs, stickers, labels, and more with the free software, Cricut Design Space. Participants will receive instruction on how to use the software while creating their own design. *Basic computer knowledge required* Patrons are encouraged to bring their own laptop or tablet loaded with Cricut Design Space […]

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