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Canal district wagon tours
Thursdays, 7/6/2017 - 8/24/2017 5:00 PM-7:30 PM
Crompton Building, Behind the Crompton building in the empty lot, 192 Harding Street, Worcester, MA
Sponsored by: Canal District Alliance
For more information, e-mail wagontours@gmail.com or call 508-963-0706.

July 2017

Arms and Armor: Aethelflaed - Lady of the Mercians
Sundays, 7/30/2017 - 8/6/2017 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 information@worcesterart.org.

August 2017

8th Annual Miss Central Massachusetts Pageant
Sunday, 8/6/2017 5:00 PM-10:00 PM
Mechanics Hall, 321 Main Street, Worcester, MA - $30, $40
About MCM
We are dedicated in serving as a platform for young ladies and girls by helping them build self-esteem, poise, stage presence, and social skills. A program for ages 5-27, with no height or weight requirement, offers a rewarding experience that can help them in many areas of life.

Becoming an official contestant in the prestigious local state pageant is designed to be an excellent vehicle for advancing the careers and personal goals of young women in Central Massachusetts. We provide an opportunity to make their dreams come true, allowing them to become role models in their community. Everyone is a winner, with many prizes awarded. www.misscentralmass.com
For more information, e-mail info@mechanicshall.org or call 508-752-0888.

Arms and Armor: The Real Cleopatra
Sunday, 8/13/2017 11:30 AM-12:30 PM
Worcester Art Museum, Conference Room, 55 Salisbury Street, Worcester, MA - Free with Museum admission
Cleopatra, the last queen of Egypt, is one of the most famous female rulers in history, though better known for the men she loved than the armies she led. But what was Cleopatra really like? Join us for a look at the real woman who became the legend.(Programming subject to change)
For more information, e-mail information@worcesterart.org.

Arms and Armor: Onna-Bugeisha - Women of the Samurai
Sunday, 8/20/2017 11:30 AM-12:30 PM
Worcester Art Museum, Conference Room, 55 Salisbury Street, Worcester, MA - Free with Museum admission
The official title of a Samurai's wife was, "The One who remains in the Home." But what did these women really do while the men were away? From warriors to poets, manning catapults to writing laws, no two lives are quite the same. Come and learn the stories of a few outstanding women from the age of Samurai!(Programming subject to change)
For more information, e-mail information@worcesterart.org.

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