5 Things You Need to Know Today in Worcester – May 30, 2019

 by Patrick SargentMay 30, 2019


May 30, 2019 5 Things


It's Bravehearts Opening Day!

The Worcester Bravehearts kick off their 2019 season today -- Thursday, May 30 -- versus the Nashua Silver Knights, with the first pitch being scheduled for 6:35 PM.

In celebration of Opening Day, skydivers will be landing on the field prior to the game and the team will also welcome 2004 Boston Red Sox World Series Champion Keith Foulke.

As TWIW reported yesterday,  the 5th annual Healthy Over Hungry Cereal Drive to support the Worcester County Food Bank is being put on by the Bravehearts and Saint Vincent Hospital.

For tickets, click here.


Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce to Host Mega Business Hours

The Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with its affiliate Chamber partners of Auburn, Blackstone Valley, Central Mass South, Wachusett Area, and Webster Dudley Oxford, will hold a Business After Hours on Thursday, June 13, from 5 PM to 7:30 PM at Samuel Slater’s at Indian Ranch in Webster.

A Caribbean Night-themed Mega Business After Hours, the event on Webster Lake will include complimentary food, a cash bar, and live Caribbean music from the Toby’s Steel Band.

Samuel Slater’s is located at 200 Gore Rd. in Webster, Mass. Admission to the event is $10 for Chamber members and $20 for non-members. For additional information, or to register online for the June Business After Hours, visit www.worcesterchamber.org, or contact Lili Zannotti at [email protected] or by phone at 508-753-2924, ext. 224.


Irish Tenor Emmet Cahill Returns to Worcester

The Emerald Club of Worcester in partnership with Assumption College is welcoming back for the third year in a row, Irish Tenor Emmet Cahill [photo above] for a one night engagement at the Curtis Performance Hall at Assumption College. Proceeds from the concert will benefit The Emerald Club of Worcester.

The concert begins at 7:30 PM tonight -- Thursday, May 30 -- and tickets can be purchased here.


"Out to Lunch" Festival and Farmers Market Looking for Intermission Acts

The Out to Lunch Festival and Farmers' Market runs every Thursday from June 20, 2019 through August 29th (with the exception of July 4, 2019). The  10-week concert series brings music, local food and produce, and art to downtown.

The Worcester Cultural Coalition is currently looking for community organization and youth intermission act performances for the City's "Out to Lunch" Festival and Farmers Market to showcase Worcester’s creative community and youngest talents to hundreds of downtown workers and residents. Intermission performances should run from 15-20 minutes.

To submit performance ideas, fill out this survey.


Massachusetts is the Number One State in U.S. for Jobs

In its latest report, the data experts at WalletHub have ranked Massachusetts as the best state for jobs in America.

WalletHub compared the 50 states across 33  indicators of job-market strength, opportunity and a healthy economy and data set ranges from employment growth to median annual income to average commute time.

To see how Massachusetts compared to the rest of the country, check out the map below:

Source: WalletHub
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