5 Things You Need to Know Today in Worcester - September 19

 by TWIW StaffSeptember 19, 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 - Monday, September 19 - The Fix Burger Bar's "Tokens of Taste" burger memberships go on sale today, Monster Jam at the DCU Center tickets go on sale Tuesday morning, there are a pair of Urban Forestry Master Plan public meetings this week, Olo Pizza is hosting a bocce tournament to support the North High boys basketball team and fans of Wachusett Brewing Co. can pick the next can design.

The Fix Burger Bar's 'Tokens of Taste' Memberships on Sale Starting Today

Starting today, The Fix is selling a limited quantity of "Tokens of Taste" burger memberships.

Fans of The Fix can save up to 55% on all their Fix burger favorites. Burger "tokens" will be issued via the Niche Hospitality Group's mobile app on a monthly, weekly, or bi-weekly basis for one year.

The cost of a burger membership is $149 (one burger token each month), $499 (one burger token each week), or $799 (two burger tokens each week).

The burger membership is valid at all Fix Burger Bar locations: Worcester, Marlborough and Leominster.

The Fix customers are also encouraged to ask their servers how they can be entered to win 52 free tokens (with the purchase of any burger).

Tickets for Monster Jam at the DCU Center Go on Sale Tuesday

Monster Jam roars into DCU Center from Friday, Feb. 17 through Sunday, Feb. 19, 2023. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Tuesday, Sept. 20 at 10 AM.

 TRUCK LINEUP: Grave Digger driven by Weston Anderson; Monster Mutt Dalmatian driven by Linsey Read; El Toro Loco driven by Armando Castro; Velociraptor driven by Travis Mowery; plus many* more!


  • Friday, Feb. 17: 7 PM
  • Saturday, Feb. 18: 1 PM and 7 PM
  • Sunday, Feb. 19: 1 PM


  • Saturday, Feb. 18: 10:30 AM to 12 PM
  • Sunday, Feb 19: 10:30 AM to 12 PM

Two Urban Forestry Master Plan Meetings this Week

The City of Worcester Department of Public Works and Parks is hosting two Urban Forestry Master Plan public meetings this week for a presentation on a new inventory gathered this summer, results of an online survey, and to gather information.

The meeting for District 2 residents is on Wednesday, Sept. 21 at 6:30 PM at Green Park at 50 Officer Manny Familia Way.

The meetings for District 5 residents will be held Thursday, Sept. 22 at 6:30 PM at Stearns Tavern at 140 Mill St.

Sheriff's Office Reserve Deputy Association, Olo Pizza Hosting Bocce Tournament to Support the North High Boys Basketball Team

On Tuesday, Oct. 18 from 5 PM to 9 PM, the Worcester County Sheriff's Office Reserve Deputy Association is hosting a bocce tournament at Olo Pizza at 40 Millbrook Street in Worcester to support the North High boys basketball team.

All proceeds from the tournament will go toward the team's trip to KSA Sports in Orlando, Fla.

Admission is $10 and includes pizza.

Each team must have 4 players. The tournament is single elimination. The entry fee is $100 per team.

The tournament will also have raffle prizes, including Boston Celtics tickets. For more information, donations or sponsorship opportunities, contact Al Pettway or Kevin Mercadante at 508-241-6162 or [email protected]

Wachusett Brewing Co. Letting Fans Pick the Next Can Design

Wachusett Brewing Co. is hosting a vote from now through Wednesday for their next 16 oz. can design.

Fans of Wachusett Brewing can pick between three designs (see below). To vote, visit wachusettbrewingcompany.com.

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