WORCESTER – In our latest daily feature, ThisWeekinWorcester.com will explore 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 — April 30, 2019 —the Worcester School Committee IS happening this week, the EAW Forum is tonight, Rachel’s Table 3rd Annual FOODraiser, Mezcal hosting a tacos & tequila dinner on Thursday and street sweeping begins today on Shrewsbury St.
The Worcester School Committee Meeting is On this Week
Last week, the School Committee meeting was cancelled due to an error by the City while posting the committee agenda.
The School Committee hasn’t met since before April school vacation — which should make this meeting…long.
The meeting is Thursday night at 7 PM at City Hall.
EAW Forum is Tonight
The Educational Association of Worcester [EAW] will meet tonight from 5-7:30 PM for an election forum. Three candidates are running for EAW president — incumbent Roger Nugent, former president Leonard Zalauskas and Michael Patrick Lyons. The evening will consist of a meet and great with the candidates, followed by a question and answer period.
Street Sweeping to Begin Today on Shrewsbury St & Other Areas
Tuesday, April 30, Worcester DPW&P will begin sweeping in the following areas. Please obey all posted No Parking signs. Cars interfering with sweeping will be ticketed and towed. Placing leaves or branches in the street may result in fines. pic.twitter.com/DS8hLXI6TP
— DPW & P (@WorcesterDPW) April 29, 2019
Mezcal Hosting a Tacos & Tequila Dinner Party on Thursday to Kick-Off Cinco De Mayo Event
Mezcal Worcester is kicking off four days of fiestas with a Tacos & Tequila Dinner on May 2. Each guest will enjoy three featured tequila cocktails with chef’s tacos and sides. Tickets are $50/pp and include tax and gratuity.
To purchase a ticket, click here.
3rd Annual Rachel’s Table FOODraiser at Big Y
It’s a simple concept with big payoff – by taking advantage of Big Y’s buy 1 get 2 free sale, participants are able to donate three times more than usual.
Last year, Rachel’s Table collected over a ton of food in just two hours.
This year’s fundraiser falls on Sunday, May 5 from 11 AM to 1 PM at Big Y on Mayfield St. in Worcester.
All food donations go right to Friendly House in Worcester.
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