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5 Things You Need to Know Today in Worcester – November 22

By Tom Marino | November 22, 2022
Last Updated: November 20, 2022

In today’s daily 5 Things You Need to Know feature, 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 – Tuesday, November 22 – the Canal District is promoting $2 all day parking in the Washington Street parking lot, White Eagle is hosting World Cup watch parties this week, the Veterans Inc. Holiday Harvest is today, the EcoTarium is opening a time capsule this weekend and Wendy’s Frosty Key Tags are now available.

Canal District Promoting $2 All Day Parking on Washington Street

While parking in the Canal District has been a topic at the forefront of local news and social media commentary with multiple restaurant closings over the past few weeks, The Canal District is promoting $2 all-day parking on Washington Street.

The lot is located 165 Washington St. at the corner of Washington and Lamartine streets, behind the Burger King at Kelley Square.


White Eagle Hosting World Cup Watch Parties this Week

The World Cup is underway and the White Eagle Polish Club on Green Street is welcoming soccer fans for three watch parties starting this week to cheer on Poland.

White Eagle will have watch parties today – Nov. 22 – at 11 AM for Poland versus Mexico, on Saturday, Nov. 26 at 8 AM for Poland versus Saudi Arabia and on Wednesday, Nov. 30 at 2 PM for Poland versus Argentina.

The United States team plays its second game on Friday, Nov. 25 at 2 PM against England.

Veterans Inc. Holiday Harvest is Today

The annual Veterans Inc. Holiday Harvest is today – Nov. 22 – from 10 AM to 2 PM at 69 Grove St. in Worcester.

The event is open to all current and former members of the armed services and reserves and their families in need.

Each family will receive free supplies for a full Thanksgiving meal, including a frozen turkey and all the sides.

EcoTarium Opening Time Capsule from 1982 this Weekend

The EcoTarium Museum of Science and Nature will unearth a 40-year-old time capsule on Sunday, Nov. 27. The capsule was buried on the museum’s Sundial Plaza in 1982.

The public is invited to attend and look at what’s inside the capsule.  The event starts at 11 AM.

The EcoTarium is located at 222 Harrington Way in Worcester.

Wendy’s Frosty Key Tags Back for the Winter

From now through Jan. 29, 2023, Wendy’s Frosty Key Tags are available.

Frosty Key Tags are just $2 at participating Wendy’s locations are good for 365 days of free Jr. Frosty treats.

Proceeds from the sale of Frosty Key Tags support Wendy’s commitment to finding safe, loving and permanent homes for children in foster care by partnering with the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.

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