5 Great Ways to Spend Your Weekend in Worcester

by | Jun 19, 2020 | Entertainment, Events, Headlines

Clear your schedules! This weekend in Worcester is jam-packed with exciting and celebratory events! This weekend is special for so many reasons, but you don’t need a reason to treat yourself during your time off. 

ThisWeekinWorcester.com has a list of all the events you will want to relish this weekend. Don’t forget to give thanks to your dad or guardian on Father’s Day, start your children’s summer vacation with outdoor fun, celebrate Black heritage, honor refugees, and just enjoy another amazing weekend! 

 

Commemorate Juneteenth this weekend.

Worcester’s Juneteenth commemoration will be celebrated online this year on Saturday, June 20. This event is hosted by Black Heritage  from 10 AM to 12 PM. Participants can look forward to a reading of General Gordon Granger’s speech about the Emancipation Proclamation to the enslaved people in Galveston Texas in 1865 as well as fascinating conversations.

To attend the Zoom call or watch via Facebook live, look for the links on their Facebook event page! 

 

School is out! 

Start your children’s summer off right at Apex Entertainment’s Summer Kick Off. Drive on down to 21 Apex Drive in Marlborough on Saturday for a full day of musical performances, yard games, kids’ activities, tasty food, and more! They are also offering a sidewalk chalk contest and the winner will be rewarded with a birthday party at Apex Entertainment when it is safe to host one indoors. 

You must buy tickets for parking; prices are $10 for general admission and $25 for VIP parking. 

 

World Refugee Day is this Saturday! 

Worcester Alliance for Refugee Ministry (WARM) is inviting you to a virtual party this Saturday night at 7 PM. Celebrate refugees with a virtual event that features dancing, drumming, henna, poetry, music, and more. 

You can join the celebration through their Facebook page. 

 

Play it cool this Saturday! 

Make your living room a theater by tuning into The Cannon Theatre’s Online Evening of One Act Plays. Enjoy two short plays from the comfort of your couch from 7:30 PM to 9 PM! 

Cannon Theatre will be performing “Why Cupid Came to Earl’s Court” and “He Said and She Said.” Check out these plays by registering for free on Facebook. 

 

Bond with your dad this Father’s Day! 

Make Sunday special with Canvas n Cup’s Virtual Painting Class to celebrate your all-star dad. You will knock Father’s Day out of the park when you purchase a ticket to this step-by-step virtual class for $10.

Your family can create a masterpiece of Fenway Park together. Tickets only include the Zoom link and instructor. To order supplies, you can purchase a painting kit from Canvas n Cup.

 


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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.