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Can You Top This? Harriet Merrifield Forbes (1856 - 1951) Author, Artist, and WCHS Member for 92 years!
Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, 7/2/2016 - 12/29/2016 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Tower Hill Botanic Garden, The Library , 11 French Drive, Boylston, MA - Free with admission.
On exhibit July - December.
Sponsored by: Tower Hill Botanic Garden
For more information, e-mail or call 508-869-6111116.

Exhibition: A Mother Daughter Journey
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 7/22/2016 - 9/10/2016 10:00 AM-5:00 PM
Worcester Center for Crafts, Krikorian Gallery, 25 Sagamore Road, Worcester, MA - FREE
For more information, e-mail or call 508-753-8183x301.

July 2016

Arms and Armor: Aethelflaed: Lady of the Mercians
Sunday, 7/31/2016 11:30 AM-12:30 PM
Worcester Art Museum, Conference Room, 55 Salisbury Street, Worcester, MA - Free with Museum admission
In the early 10th century, the Anglo-Saxons were fighting against the Vikings over control of Britain. Aethelflaed was the daughter of King Alfred the Great, the first King of the English. Like her father, Aethelflead was a warrior who fortified the Kingdom of Mercia and then led the fight against the Vikings in that land. Discover heroic Aethelflaed and explore the weapons and armor of her day!(Programming subject to change)
For more information, e-mail

August 2016

History Bites: Thrift Score, Cottage Tailor Skirt
Wednesday, 8/10/2016 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Worcester Historical Museum, 30 Elm Street, Worcester, MA - Free with admission
Join museum staff every Wednesday in July and August as each week they discuss a fascinating object from the Museum's collection. Why did they pick it for conversation? How does it reflect Worcester's rich shared history.
August 10: Thrift Store Score, Cottage Tailor Skirt...with Vanessa Bumpuss, exhibits coordinator.
Bring your lunch and chat with staff in this opportunity to informal discussion.
The half-hour program will be promptly at 12:15 and conclude by 12:45.
For more information, e-mail

Layered: A Collection of Accessories and Design by Timmary Leary
Friday, 8/12/2016 5:30 PM-7:30 PM
Gallery 372, First Floor, 372 Chandler Street , Worcester, MA - FREE
Timmary Leary will be hosting this artist reception to discuss her artwork. A local Worcester teacher, Timmary has been creating and teaching art for years. Her pieces will be on display until September 3rd, and available for purchase. To find out more about Timmary, feel free to visit her website ( )
For more information, e-mail or call 508-756-9220.

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