5 Things You Need to Know Today in Worcester – May 22, 2019

5 Things You Need to Know Today in Worcester – May 22, 2019

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 — May 22, 2019 — the City of Worcester has planned the city’s Memorial Day Celebration, Heard St. School is opening up a time capsule from 1994, Lock 50 is having a launch party for their Tiki Bar, PAW Patrol Live! is coming back to the Hanover Theatre, and Preservation Worcester and the sixth grade students from Columbus Park school are hosting their closing reception for their Cardboard, Conception, Construction Exhibition. 

City’s Memorial Day Celebrations Announced

The Worcester Veterans’ Council and the City of Worcester Veterans’ Services Division will host the following events in observance of the Memorial Day holiday:

  • Sunday, May 26: Water Ceremony – Elm Park – 2 p.m.
  • Monday, May 27: Memorial Day Observance Remembrance Ceremony – Hope Cemetery – 9 a.m. Massing of Colors (inside main gate on right) – 9:15 a.m. Program (Veteran’s Section #45)
  • Monday, May 27: Wreath Laying Ceremony – Massachusetts Vietnam Veterans Memorial – Green Hill Park – 11 a.m. (Sponsored by the Perpetual Care Committee of the Memorial)


Heard St. School Hosting Time Capsule Unveiling Event

Heard St. School is unveiling a time capsule from 1994 next Wednesday at the school’s 25th anniversary time capsule event. The school will also be creating a new time capsule with current students, families and teachers.

See more info below: 

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It’s a Launch Party at Lock 50 — [Not Lunch Party]

Lock 50 is opening up their Tiki Bar on the patio and are having a party to celebrate

From 6 PM to 10 PM on Wednesday night, May 22, you can enjoy exotic Tiki drinks, a complimentary pig roast and live music from local Worcester legend Sam James. 


New PAW Patrol Live! Show Coming to Hanover Theatre this Fall

A brand new live show — PAW Patrol Live! Race to the Rescue – comes to The Hanover Theatre and Conservatory for the
Performing Arts for two shows, Tuesday, Oct. 8 at 6 PM and Wednesday, October 9 at 6 PM. Tickets go on sale to members today — Wednesday, May 22 —  at 10 AM and to the general public on Friday, May 31 at 10 AM.

Tickets to PAW Patrol Live! Race to the Rescue start at $22. Discounts are available for members and groups of 10 or more. Contact the box office at 877.571.SHOW (7469) for more information. Tickets are available online at TheHanoverTheatre.org, by phone at 877.571.SHOW (7469) or at The Hanover Theatre box office located at 2 Southbridge Street in downtown Worcester.


Last chance to catch the Cardboard, Conception, Construction Exhibition!

Worcester PopUp is hosting a closing reception for the collaboration between Preservation Worcester and the Columbus Park Preparatory School Art Club 6th grade students.

Immerse yourself in a large-scale 3D cardboard facade installation architectural styles found in the Columbus Park neighborhood.

For more information, click here

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    Patrick Sargent is the founder and lead reporter for ThisWeekinWorcester.com. He was born and raised on Grafton Hill and is a graduate of Holy Name high school and Worcester State University. Over the past two years, he worked as a contributing reporter for the Worcester Sun. Previous to that, over the course of several years, he had stints with GoLocalWorcester, Worcester Magazine, the Leominster Champion and Fitchburg Pride. He is the owner of Sargent Media, LLC and can be contacted at [email protected] or 774-232-1223.