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July 2016

Arms and Armor: Onna-Bugeisha: Women of the Samurai
Sunday, 7/3/2016 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)
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Historic Open House Tour
Saturday, 7/9/2016 1:00 PM-4:00 PM
Paine Estate, 140 Lincoln Street, Worcester, MA - $5 Adults, $4 Seniors, $2 Children
What is that house? What goes on in there? If you have asked those questions regarding the yellow house at 140 Lincoln Street, please come on Saturday, June 11 from 1:00 to 4:00 PM. There will be guided tours to answer any question regarding the history, the furnishings, or other questions you may have. Please come and see the beautiful furniture, and see how people lived in our Nation's past. 140 Lincoln Street, Worcester, MA 01605
Sponsored by: Colonel Timothy Bigelow Chapter, DAR
For more information, e-mail or call 508-797-3530.

Post Road Chorus (chapter of Sweet Adelines) Summer Sing Fling
Tuesday, 7/12/2016 6:30 PM-9:30 PM
Briarwood Community Center, 65 Briarwood Circle, Worcester, MA - Free
For women only. Learn how to sing a song a cappella - barbershop style. Lesson dates Jul 12, 19, 26, Aug 2, 9, 16, and 23. Grand finale show on Sat, Aug 27, at Holden Days Celebration, Holden, MA. Please call or email Faith to RSVP.
For more information, e-mail or call 508-769-2841.

Exhibition: A Mother Daughter Journey
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 7/22/2016 - 9/3/2016 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.

Sarah Atwood, violin and Stephanie Mao / Emerging Musicians from New England Conservatory of Music
Sunday, 7/24/2016 1:00 PM-2:00 PM
Tower Hill Botanic Garden, 11 French Drive, Boylston, MA - Free with admission. Please pick up free ticket at the reception desk on day of concert
First place winner of the 2014 American Protégé International Piano and Strings Competition and recipient of the 2013 Presser Award, Sarah Atwood has won both Grand and First Prizes in Boston University's Solo Bach Competition. At Carnegie Hall, Sarah has played at Perelman Hall with the New York String Orchestra and Weill Hall in a performance of solo Paganini. Violinist Sarah Atwood is completing her Masters degree at New England Conservatory with Tamara Smirnova, Associate Concertmaster of Boston Symphony Orchestra.
Sponsored by: Tower Hill Botanic Garden
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