Where to WOO? - Week of April 5, 2018

Thursday, April 05, 2018
GoLocalWorcester Lifestyle Team

Where will you WOO during the week of April 5, 2018?

Thursday, April 5 

Fear: Gallery Opening and Artist Talk

Clark University: Schiltkamp Gallery 
92 Downing St.
Worcester, MA 01610

Many people feel that we are living in a time of heightened anxiety. On a global level, enormous environmental issues and despotic leaders give cause for alarm; on a national level, political acrimony, gun violence, and racial and class tensions are raw; and on a personal, psychological level each one of us wrestles with our own demons. Though much of the fear we feel may be very deliberately and artificially manufactured, we humans are hardwired to react to threats of danger regardless of the prompts, and may at times be powerless to allay primitive, emotive response with logical thinking and critical analysis. 

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Friday, April 6 

Get Ready! The Spring Garden

11:00 AM-12:00 PM

Tower Hill Botanic Garden 
11 French Drive
Boylston, MA 01505

Instructor: Cheryl Monroe

Get prepared for a productive and creative gardening season. Topics include spring pruning, tool sharpening, flower bed cleanup, transplanting, pest control and more.

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Saturday, April 7 

Zip Tour

1:00 PM-1:20 PM

Worcester Art Museum 
Meets in Lancaster Lobby
55 Salisbury Street
Worcester, MA 01609

Zip tours are fast-paced views of one artist or work of art, and last only 20 minutes. Free with Museum admission. (Programming subject to change.)

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Sunday, April 8 

Is Your Lawn Cultured?

12:30 PM-2:00 PM

Tower Hill Botanic Garden 
11 French Drive
Boylston, MA 01505
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Learn how to care for your lawn with cultural practices that will help if you are growing your lawn organically or conventionally. Topics will include mowing, watering, organic matter and seeding

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Monday, April 9 

Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop

5:30 PM-7:30 PM

Thorndyke Road School 
30 Thorndyke Rd.
Worcester, MA 01606

Instructor: Joann Vieira, Tower Hill Horticulture Director

Join our own Horticulture Director Joann Vieira in the field as she demonstrates the essentials of fruit tree pruning.

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Tuesday, April 10 

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Wednesday, April 11

Art Cart: Classical Europe & Asia

2:00 PM-3:00 PM

Worcester Art Museum 
The Renaissance Court
55 Salisbury Street
Worcester, MA 01609

Art Carts are Worcester Art Museum’s interactive, hands-on activity centers. Touch materials, draw or build, and discover the world through art. Led by our knowledgeable—and fun!—educators, these lively informal gallery get-togethers are for all ages. Ask our friendly docents what activity will be on tap today! (Programming subject to change)

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