6 Great Ways to Spend Memorial Day Weekend in Worcester

by | May 22, 2020 | Entertainment, Events, Headlines

It’s Memorial Day, Worcester! This weekend is three days long to honor and remember those that have died serving in the United States armed forces.

The City of Worcester is hosting a virtual tribute to our fallen heroes.

Tune in to the Worcester Memorial Day Program on Monday, May 25 at 3 PM. The program is available on the City Government Channel on Spectrum Cable channel 192, on the City’s website and on the City’s Facebook page

As you celebrate Memorial Day weekend, you can still experience several events offered in the city. Spend the holiday weekend challenging yourself, connecting with others for laughs and enlightening video calls, or by auditioning for a play. 


Are you up for a challenge? 

The Wild Hometown Movement, in partnership with the EcoTarium, is holding the Worcester Nature Challenge from Friday to Monday.

The challenge prompts you to go outside to appreciate and learn about the nature around you. Take a snapshot of the plants and animals in your area and post it to the iNaturalist app to share your findings and connect with people virtually. 


Get your act together!

This Sunday and Monday the Quaboag Community Summer Theatre is calling for auditions for their play, “The Brothers Grimm Spectaculation.”

Auditions will be held virtually as well as the rehearsals and the performances. Auditions are open to anyone 13 and older. All people who are interested must submit a Google form and post a video of their two monologues by Monday, May 25. 


Have an adults only comedy night!

Loopy Comedy is presenting a $hitfaced standup comedy event that you can watch from your home and hosted by Worcester’s Niki Luparelli.

Grab your tickets and laugh through your weekend.

The tickets are free, but you must reserve them by Saturday! 


Make a Zoom visit to Annie’s Book Stop! 

Acclaimed author and writer of the beloved novel The Giver, Lois Lowry, will be discussing her famous novels. The event is scheduled for this Saturday from 2 PM to 3 PM.

The Zoom meeting is free, but you must register since there are limited slots for reservations and all participants must attend punctually at 2 PM.


Master Tea Mindfulness!

This Saturday, Tea Tell Truth – Pu-erh Tea is hosting their Online Tea Mindfulness and Tea Master Class about tea processing.

Enjoy a discussion about tea and then ease into a guided meditation for self-care and time management. The class takes place between 2 PM to 3 PM and each ticket is $10. 


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Heather Cameron is a graduate of Worcester State University with a Bachelor's degree in English and Education and a Master's degree in English. She is an adaptable writer and has worked with multiple genres including literary analyses, book critiques, ethnographies, how-to-guides, and an extensive Master's thesis that focused on the field of journalism. She is excited to contribute to a news source that concentrates on a city that holds many wonderful memories for her.