5 Things You Need to Know Today in Worcester – June 6, 2019

5 Things You Need to Know Today in Worcester – June 6, 2019

Worcester Bravehearts Giving Away 500 Kelley Sq. Shirts

The first 500 fans at Saturday’s Bravhearts game will be able to grab a “in-memoriam” Kelley Square t-shirt to “lament” the loss of the City’s most infamous intersection.


Hanover Theatre’s Summer Program to Perform The Music Man

The Hanover Theatre and Conservatory for the Performing Art’s 2019 Youth Summer Program (YSP) will present Meredith Willson’s The Music Man on Friday, July 26 at 7 pm and Saturday, July 27 at 2 and 7 pm, and the second session will present the show Friday, August 16 at 7 pm and Saturday, August 17 at 2 pm and 7 pm.

YSP Pre-Teen will present The Music Man JR. on Saturday, August 10 at 2 pm and 6 pm. Tickets for all performances are on sale now.

The Music Man is family entertainment at its best, featuring some of musical theatre’s most iconic songs and a story filled with wit, warmth and good old-fashioned romance. Meredith Willson’s six-time, Tony® Award winning musical comedy has been entertaining audiences since 1957 and is a story to be shared with every generation.

The 11th Annual Art in the Park Starts this Weekend

The large-scale sculptures of Art in the Park return to Elm Park for the summer with works from over two dozen artists, including pieces from Worcester Public School teachers and students.

The opening celebration of “Interludes” is from 2 PM to 6 PM on Saturday, June 8, 2019, and will feature violinist Daniel Asuka, Parillo, Skop, and Brynes Trio, the Russo Brothers’ Jazz Quintet, and a music-making lesson with Gret Cooney’s g-scale pentatonix drum. 

Learn more here.


Railers Name Cam McGuire as Public Relations & Social Media Coordinator 

Earlier this week, the Worcester Railers officially announced that the club has named 22-year-old Cam McGuire as Public Relations & Social Media Coordinator. 
McGuire, of Ridgefield, CT, graduated from Lake Forest College in May of 2019 with a Bachelor of Science in Communication & Business. 
In 2018, McGuire served as the Public Relations Coordinator & Broadcaster for the Fond du Lac Dock Spiders in the Northwoods League (NWL), a summer collegiate baseball league which has produced 218 players into the major leagues. He broadcasted 77 games in 81 days as the Dock Spiders went on to win their first ever NWL title. 
8th Annual Day of Play Family Festival Starts Next Weekend

In it’s 8th year at Elm Park in Worcester, the Day of Play Family Festival takes place on June 15 from 11 AM to 4 PM. This annual festival is free to all and offers 50+ activities and performances. Last year, the festival attracted 6000 families of young children ages 3 to 10. 

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