5 Things You Need to Know Today in Worcester - August 10

 by Patrick SargentAugust 10, 2022

In today’s daily 5 Things You Need to Know feature, ThisWeekinWorcester.com explores five important items and stories that Worcester and Central Massachusetts residents should keep a close eye on.

These five things can cover a whole range of subjects and issues that we feel are pertinent to understanding what’s going on in the city and the cities and towns surrounding Worcester.

In today’s edition - Wednesday, August 10 - Color the Curbs skate jam is Friday on Franklin Street, there's a back to school vaccine clinic this week, "We are Worcester" dolls are on display at City Hall, UMass Cancer Walk is hosting a karaoke contest fundraiser and the Worcester Police and Fire departments will take the field at Polar Park to benefit the Manny 267 Foundation.

Color the Curbs Skate Jam on Franklin Street on Friday

The Color the Curbs skate jam is kicking off from the steps of the former Worcester Voke at Lincoln Square on Friday at 4:30 and skateboarders will make their way to Franklin Street.

The event is sponsored by 508 Bike Life, Woo Skates and Push Worcester.

 

Back to School Vaccine Clinic on Friday at El Buen Samaritano Food Program

El Buen Samaritano Food Program Inc. is hosting a back-to-school mobile vaccine clinic on Friday from 10 AM to 2 PM at 39 Piedmont St.

Vaccines are free for anyone ages six months or older.

There will be free snacks and water. Parking is free.

 

'We are Worcester' Dolls on Display at City Hall

There are two "We are Worcester" dolls now on display inside City Hall. The dolls are part of a collection of 18 large-scale sculptures created as part of the Worcester Tercentennial celebration.

Each doll represents the diversity of Worcester's residents and are created in the image of the people of 16 different countries. Dolls can be found at the Worcester Art Museum, the Worcester Regional Airport, the Worcester Public Library, the Worcester Senior Center and Saint Vincent Hospital.

For more information on the dolls, click here.

UMass Cancer Walk and Run Hosting Karaoke Contest Fundraiser

UMass Cancer Walk and Run is hosting a karaoke contest to benefit cancer research at Volturno Pizza and Wormtown Brewery on Shrewsbury Street in Worcester on  Sept. 29.

The benefit will include two dinner seatings (5:30 PM and 6:30 PM) at Volturno. Following dinner, Wormtown will be hosting the karaoke contest. 

Tickets are $40 each and include admittance to karaoke show, pizza and salad at Volturno, and one pint at Wormtown. Purchase tickets online here.

 

Worcester Police, Fire to Play at Polar Park to Benefit Manny 267 Foundation

The Worcester Police and Fire departments will take the field at Polar Park to benefit the Manny 267 Foundation this fall.

The first pitch for the first "Police vs. Fire Baseball Classic" will be at 6 PM on Sept. 26.

To purchase tickets, click here.

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