5 Great Ways to Spend Your Weekend in Worcester

by | Jun 12, 2020 | Entertainment, Events, Headlines

Jump into June with fun and informative events for all ages! The city has plenty of ways you can spend your weekend. 

This is the last weekend before school break for many families in Worcester County! Treat your children to exciting opportunities and relax after the school year! 

Tune in for virtual activities across Worcester or enjoy your free time outdoors with your community. Celebrate our students, attend webinars, or spread some positivity in Worcester. 


Stay informed with a webinar! 

This Saturday morning — June 13 — at 9:30 AM, the Worcester Public Library will be educating the community about resources you can access at home.

Use Zoom to listen to their webinar called, Getting Started with E-Books, Audiobooks, and Movies. In this webinar, you will learn how to download free e-books, audiobooks, videos, and music. Make sure to register ahead of time! 


Spread hope this Saturday! 

Come to University Park on Saturday from 11 AM to 3 PM for 2020’s Day of Hope.

The community, including members from businesses, places of worship, health service workers, and many more organizations will be coming together to contribute to the well-being of the city. Join the volunteers to provide outreach programs, food, groceries, clothes, games. and music to the residents of Worcester. 


Show some Pride this Saturday Night! 

This Saturday at 7 PM Annie’s Book Stop is inviting Cathy G. Johnson, the creator of The Breakaways, on Zoom for Pride month!

Join this online event by logging onto Zoom for a discussion about queer representation in graphic novels for young readers. The Zoom link is provided on their Facebook, so click the link and listen to an interesting discussion! 


Challenge your children this weekend! 

This Saturday and Sunday your child can be registered for the Jumpstart Game Jam! This free online competition, which is offered by the International Game Developers Association (IDGA) Becker College Chapter, prompts your high schooler to design their own video game.

Is your child be up for the challenge?


Cheer on young musicians! 

Mark your calendars this Sunday for Worcester Music Academy’s Virtual Student Recitals.

Encourage their students’ hard work and practice by tuning in for their virtual Zoom performance. To get the link, simply send the academy a message. 


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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.