Virtual Central Mass


Posted: May 13, 2020

With social-distancing recommendations still in place and school being out for the remainder of the school year - take advantage of these local online activities to keep you and your family entertained at home. 

Pottery Invitational / May 16

The annual Worcester Center for Crafts' Pottery Invitational sale will be going ONLINE this year. Works from 19 nationally known potters will be represented in the Gallery Store. 

Ashley Jordan Livestream / May 17

Ashley was a finalist in the Nash Next Icon competition, named Country Artist of the Year at the 2018 Boston Music Awards, and is a recognizable name at Indian Ranch, having opened for Trace Atkins, and participated in an event with The Beach Boys. 

Virtual DIY Crafts for Adults / May 20

Breakout your inner crafter and join the crafty Librarian, Jess from The Worcester Public Library, to learn how to make something special for yourself, a friend, or a loved one. Crafting is easy for everyone, all you have to do is watch every Wednesday at 3 PM.

Film Screening & Discussion / May 23

Worcester Black History Project will be hosting a 1 PM ONLINE SCREENING of Anita: Speaking Truth to Power documentary followed by a 2:30 PM Zoom discussion. The film follows the supreme court case of Anita Hill, the African-American lawyer whose case exposed the problem of sexual harassment to the world and brought the topic to the forefront of public discourse.

Teen Open Mic / May 26

Have your teen express themselves by sharing a song, poem, or spoken word with the online community at Main IDEA. This is appropriate for ages 10-17. Registration is required and space is limited. 

Free Art Workshops / Until May 28

Tuesdays and Thursdays on Facebook and Instagram Live, Main IDEA hosts a virtual art workshop series. The month of May will feature a pen & ink series for teens and tweens! All workshops are free of charge. 

Zoom Into Poetry / May 29

The Worcester County Poetry Association is pleased to support virtual poetry readings with Bedlam Book Cafe this month. On Friday, May 29 host Nicole DiCello will welcome featured poets Jenith Charpentier and Joe Fusco Jr. 

Covid-19 Chronicles / Until Dec. 31

Take YOUR place in Worcester's history, by sharing your story with Worcester Historical Museum's community project and browse through their current COVID-19 stories here.

Online Music Lessons

Have you always wanted to learn an instrument or sing? Now is the perfect time to learn! The Worcester Music Academy is offering online lessons from their exceptional teachers. 

Toddler Circle Time / Thursdays

Circle Time for Toddlers is a weekly online class from 10 AM - 1:30 AM where your little one will sing songs, explore music through hand movements, and make music with hand instruments. The class is free, but registration is required.