Hannah Kurman (wordstoponder) wrote,
Hannah Kurman

Change In The Air

It has been months since I last posted. Time to get back into the swing of things. Feels like I've been absent not only from the blogger scene, but also from the happenings in Worcester. This is what I've been up to lately:

- The Pleasant Street Neighborhood Network Center (PSNNC) is celebrating a new, exciting year on Wednesday December 12th, 5:30 to 7:30. Join us as we congratulate Mary Keefe as she steps down from executive director into her new role as State Representative, and as the Board steps up to fill in her shoes. Learn about what we are planning to do in the future and let us know what you'd like to participate in. Meet and mingle with the neighborhood while listening to local Jazz and munching on finger-food. We are also sending out our annual appeal, so don't forget to donate if you have the ability to do so.

- Habitat for Humanity will be moving into the ReStore so that all of the MetroWest/Greater Worcester affiliate will be under one roof. As a result of this consolidation, we have shuffled staff around - we are in need of volunteers more than ever. To celebrate our awesome volunteers (and the customers, too), we are having a volunteer appreciation potluck during the Holiday Hootenanny! Everyone who reads this blog should check out the ReStore's holiday event on Saturday December 15th 10-5pm, which will showcase two bands (Original Jelly Roll Soul - RI jazz and Hip Swayers - Worcester folk), craft vendors, children's activities and a store-wide sale. If you have not been to the ReStore in a while, you need to see all the hard work the volunteers have put into it. I guarantee that the ReStore's appearance has changed drastically.

Wormtown Ska Promotions is bringing Punk/Ska to the Raven on Friday December 28th - $5 for 21+, $8 for 18+. Skank your hearts out to Survay Says and Llama Tsunami, as well as A Minor Revolution and Four Shades of Black. Tune in to Woo Ska's "Wormtown Ska" radio show every Thursday night/Friday morning 12-2am on 91.3 WCUW.
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