Calendar of Events

The following are women related events in the area including ones not sponsored by WWHP.  WWHP sponsored events are indicated by our logo.

July 2018

Healing Fibers: Picture Medical Justice
Saturday, 7/7/2018 5:00 PM-8:00 PM
Sprinkler Factory, Gallery 2, 38 Harlow Street, Worcester, MA - FREE
Call to artists
Healing Fibers: Picture Medical Justice
Entry Deadline: May 18th, 2018
Exhibition Dates: July 7th -29th , Artists' Reception: 07/07/2018 5:pm-8:00pm
Gallery hours: July weekends 01:00pm-4:00pm for viewing and speakers.
Sprinkler Factory, (Gallery 2)38 Harlow St., Worcester, MA
Artists are invited to submit art that addresses personal health stories of themselves or relatives. Or, art that might pose a question or solution to the crisis of health care in the United States. Artists are welcome to participate with up to three pieces addressing the above theme. Art can be of any medium (drawing, sketching, painting, mixed media, collage, prints, photography, sculpture, video, craft, weaving, basketry and assemblage). All art should contain fiber in some capacity such as photographs can be printed on Japanese fibrous paper; videos can be projected on fibrous sheets: be creative! During the reception, there will be Best in Show and Best in Show by popular vote.

In conjunction with the art exhibit we welcome professionals, writers, poets, speakers, musicians, dancers, and storytellers to participate in the event during the month of July 2018 on the weekends from 1PM-4PM. If you would like to participate, or if you recommend somebody, please contact:

Sponsored by: Barbara Roberts, Lynn Simmons
For more information, e-mail or call 508-579-7776.

Gallery at Briarwood - Reception
Sunday, 7/15/2018 3:00 PM-5:00 PM
Gallery at Briarwood, 65 Briarwood Circle, Worcester, MA - Free and Open to the Public
The Gallery at Briarwood cordially invites you to Jo Ellen Reinhardts New England School of Fine Art Academic Traditions  From a Students Perspective. The exhibit runs from Sunday, July 8 through Friday, August 31. Our opening reception will include refreshments and entertainment.

For more information, e-mail

Women's Welding 101 with Amanda Barker
Saturday, 7/21/2018 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
The WorcShop, 243 Stafford Street, Worcester, MA - $70 Members / $80 Non-Members
Have you wanted to learn to weld, but felt intimidated by the all-too-common bearded or otherwise male-identifying instructor? I am excited to offer this first-ever course for female-identifying folks at the WorcShop for women (transgender, gender flux, androgynous welcomed) who want to learn the basics of MIG welding, as well as some basic fabrication essentials, including how to operate important power and shop tools that will assist students in making their own project (TBD) out of steel.

Minimum Enrollment: 2 / Maximum Enrollment: 6
If the class does not meet minimum enrollment 3 days prior it will be canceled.

Students will have the option of transferring their ticket to another class or receiving a refund.
Please provide us with BOTH A CONTACT NUMBER & EMAIL to ensure you are properly notified of course changes.

HOW TO FIND US! Turn in at the Blue Hive parking lot (233 Stafford St.) drive to the back of the lot and turn right to go behind the building. There will be a large garage door. The entrance to the WorcShop is the door on the right with the blue awning.
Sponsored by: Eternity Ironworks
For more information, e-mail

Olga Vinokur  Pianist
Tuesday, 7/24/2018 2:00 PM-3:00 PM
Briarwood Continuing Care Retirement Community: Birches Auditorium, 65 Briarwood Circle, Worcester, MA - Free and Open to the Public
Olga Vinokur is an acclaimed pianist and a dynamic performer on the classical and contemporary music scene who is gaining recognition for the strength and consistency of her artistry as noted by NY Times. She has appeared in the US and internationally as recitalist, with orchestra and chamber musician in major venues including Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Bargemusic, Merkin Hall, Town Hall in New York, Shangai Oriental Art Center in Shangai, Rudolfinums Dvorak Hall and Municipal Houses Smetana Hall in Prague, Kings Place in London, among many others.

For more information, e-mail

August 2018

Free Fun Friday
Friday, 8/3/2018 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Worcester Historical Museum, 30 Elm Street, Worcester, MA - FREE
Discover Worcester with free admission to Worcester Historical Museum, 30 Elm Street, and Salisbury Mansion, 40 Highland Street.
For more information, e-mail or call 508-753-8278.

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