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 - Friday, June 24 - tickets for Sebastian Maniscalco at the DCU Center go on sale today, applications for the 18th Annual stArt on the Street are open, Congressman Jim McGovern will host a listening session on Hunger, Nutrition and Health, the Town of Millbury is hiring a dispatcher and the Webster Water Ski Collective returns to Lake Quinsigamond.
In a new leg of his "Nobody Does This Tour," comedian Sebastian Maniscalco included the DCU Center in Worcester in new recently announced tour dates.
Tickets go on sale on Friday, June 24, at 10 AM through Ticketmaster for the Saturday, December 3 performance at 7 PM.
Maniscalco has a best-selling memoir and original Netflix special, both titled "Stay Hungry, " available now.
The 18th annual stArt on the Street, an art, music and performance festival on Park Avenue in Worrcester, returns on Sunday, September 18. Save the date here.
Applications are now open for artists, bands, children's activities, food vendors and trucks, nonprofit organizations, packaged food vendors, street performers and the youth markets.
Congressman Jim McGovern hosts a virtual listening session on Monday, June 27, from 10 AM to 11:30 Am The session will help prepare for the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health.
Register here if you:
Join Congressman McGovern's Listening Session to help the White House prepare for the Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health. Zoom, Monday, June 27 from 10-11:30 AM. Share your experiences and recommendations, or just listen in. Register here: https://t.co/JxzperksNi pic.twitter.com/6xwEIbmv0R
— UMass Worcester Prevention Research Center (@UMWPRC) June 23, 2022
The town of Millbury is hiring a full-time public safety dispatcher to work under the Chief of Police. Candidates must be at least 21 years old, have a high school diploma or equivalent, be available for all shirts, and have current APCO EMD, CPR, and E911 Telecommunications certificates.
Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled at the Millbury Police Department, Town of Millbury, 127 Elm Street, Millbury, MA 01527.
The Webster Water Ski Collective returns to the Donahue Rowing Center on Lake Quinsigamond for the second annual “Any Age, Any Disability” Water Ski Event on Friday, June 24, from 8 AM to 4 PM.
The event will be hosted by the Webster Water Ski Collective, and will be the first of four Adaptive Water Ski events in Massachusetts that the collective is hosting in 2022, with a goal of taking 100 disabled participants out on the water this summer.
The adaptive ski event will allow members of the disabled community to participate in water skiing using specialized equipment with trained and certified adaptive ski instructors assisting them. A picnic lunch will also be included for the participants and volunteers. The event is free for the participants and is being paid for through generous donations from our sponsors and local community.
Anyone interested in donating to the event or finding out more information may contact Ryan at [email protected]