5 Things You Need To Know Today In Worcester - October 12

 by TWIW StaffOctober 12, 2021

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 - Tuesday, October 12 - win Patriots tickets at Dunkin' in Shrewsbury this morning, Quinn's Blue Plate in Holden is now accepting job applications, it's your last chance to register for the Celtic 5K, Net of Compassion is asking for donations for Hotel Grace, and it's time to place your votes for the Worcester Music Awards.


Get to Dunkin' in Shrewsbury to Win Patriots Tickets this Morning

Six Dunkin’ restaurants in Massachusetts and New Hampshire are hosting Patriots Rally events today where the store will get a New England Patriots makeover and fans can get a chance to win tickets to an upcoming Patriots home game.

The Dunkin' at 118 Boston Turnpike in Shrewsbury is having a Patriots rally from 9 AM to 10 AM today.

One lucky guest will be randomly selected to win the grand prize pack, which includes a pair of tickets to an upcoming New England Patriots home game, a dozen Forever NE donuts, and other items.

Fans who stop by the Patriots Rally events will also have the opportunity to snap pictures with life-size cutouts of Kyle Van Noy and Devin McCourty and more in-store surprises and giveaways.

Quinn's Blue Plate is Now Accepting Applications

Quinn's Blue Plate in Holden is now accepting applications for restaurant staff.

They're accepting for all positions: waitstaff, kitchen, hosts and more. To apply, send a resume via email to [email protected]

The restaurant is still under construction, but an opening date is expected to be announced in the coming weeks. Quinn's Blue Plate is owned and operated by the same management of Quinn's Irish Pub on West Boylston Street in Worcester.

Guinness Celtic 5K is Less than a Week Away

The Guinness Celtic 5k is set to take place on Sunday ,October 17.
If you were registered for the event in 2020, you are automatically registered for the 2021 event. You can confirm your entry at www.celtic5k.com.
There's still a few days left to register for the race. To register, click here.
The race starts at 11 AM at the intersection of Park Avenue and Highland Street near Elm Park.

Net of Compassion Asking for Help with Hotel Grace Donations

Net of Compassion is need of women and men’s sweatpants to provide for their guests at Hotel Grace and their clothing pantry on Main Street.
Sweatpants and other items can be found on Net of Compassion's Amazon Wishlist.
If you would like to schedule a donation drop-off, contact the organization at 508-322-1363.

It's Time to Place Your Votes for the Worcester Music Awards

The Worcester Music Awards are back and now it's your chance to vote for your favorite musician, band, DJ and other artists.
The annual awards show hosted by Pulse Magazine was canceled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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