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Worcester news you can use and a song …

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Instead of meat, feast on these mock-meats! Available at TRADER JOE’S, RT. 9, SHREWSBURY (just over the bridge):

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REC-CITY OF WORCESTER EARTH DAY CLEANUPS – this Saturday!

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Dorrie and CENTRAL MASS KIBBLE CONNECTION! Every Wednesday at the Mustard Seed on Piedmont Street! Dorrie gives out free cat food and dog food to people who are struggling – but have pets they love and care for! And need to feed!

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Jett thinks the world of Dorrie!

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THIS THURSDAY!

A fundraiser to benefit the military veterans of Veteran Homestead!

Get your friends and colleagues together for a FUN night of go-kart racing, food, drinks, music, prizes, networking and of course mingling with our veterans at the Second Annual Veteran Homestead Star Spangled …

… Go-Kart Challenge!💗

Where:
F1Boston
290 Wood Road
Braintree, Mass.

When:
Thursday, 6 April
5 pm to 9 pm

We have only one team available, so act NOW and tickets are also on sale if you don’t want to race – so don’t miss this opportunity and the fastest way to help our heroes, the veterans who are responsible for our freedom.

Compete for a place on the podium and the 1st place trophy or come and cheer on your comrades. Either way, you’ll have a blast and help support our veterans through the great work of Veteran Homestead.

Event Details

There are two ways to participate:

1. WE HAVE ONE TEAM LEFT TO FILL – Sponsor and organize your 4-person team to race in the 90-minute endurance race. We have corporate and individual sponsorships available.

It’s fun and safe and each of your drivers take turns at the wheel of the F1Boston racing kart. You’ll race against as many as 11 other teams all for the glory of supporting our veterans and winning the illustrious 1st place trophy.

2. Buy a ticket and attend the event to cheer on your favorite team, enjoy food and cocktails, music, networking, shoot a game of pool (all included in the ticket price) and of course meet our veterans.

Tickets are $150 per person and all proceeds go to Veteran Homestead.

For more information on Veteran Homestead visit veteranhomestead.org
For more information on F1Boston visit f1boston.com

Part 2 – Woo news you can use … and a song🎵💗

At Holy Cross college:

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At Clark University:

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April 3 at Clark U: EPA exec to deliver Geller Lecture on the economics of water

Julie Hewitt, an Environmental Protection Agency executive, will present this year’s Albert, Norma and Howard ’77 Geller Lecture, “Waters… People…Value” at Clark University at 4:30 p.m., Monday, April 3, in the Grace Conference Room on the 1st floor of the Higgins University Center, 950 Main St.

The lecture is free and open to the public.

Hewitt is the associate director for economics in the EPA’s Office of Water, an office that ensures drinking water is safe, and restores and maintains oceans, watersheds, and their aquatic ecosystems to protect human health, support economic and recreational activities, and provide healthy habitat for fish, plants and wildlife.

Hewitt is an expert in the economics of water and water quality; she oversees a wide range of analyses that seek to understand how people are affected by changes to U.S. waters.

Hewitt previously served as a staff economist for the President’s Council of Economic Advisers. Hewitt holds a Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley.

This event is co-sponsored by the George Perkins Marsh Institute, the Mosakowski Institute for Public Enterprise and the Economics Department.

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DID YOU KNOW THE WORCESTER ANIMAL RESCUE LEAGUE AT 139 HOLDEN ST. HAS A “RE-TAIL” STORE?🐰🐰 Open 7 days a week – noon to 5 p.m. All proceeds go towards the 💗 of the WARL dogs and cats! Adopt today!

The cat’s meow! For sale:

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pics: R.T.

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Go, Dolly, go!!!! Worcester’s 20th Latino Film Festival – March 24-29

Worcester’s 20th Latino Film Festival!

Dolly V.’s been working her magic for two decades! She and her film festival are loved by so many Worcesterites! Dare we say it? They’ve become two of Woo’s cultural icons! Dolly works with Steve S. of Cinema 320 to make it all happen. Cinema 320 has brought amazing, independent films from all over the world to Worcester – since 1982! Films that you would typically have to drive into Cambridge or Boston to see you can enjoy right here in Worcester! Thank you, Dolly and Steve!

Check out this this great festival, complete with guest speakers …

March 24 – 29

Clark University, 950 Main St.

All films (all with subtitles) will be shown in Room 320 of the Jefferson Academic Center at Clark University.

General admission:

$6; $4 students and seniors.

The festival is presented by:

Centro Las Americas, Assumption College, Clark University, Holy Cross college, Quinsigamond Community College, WPI and Worcester State University.

For more information, visit the website: 

Cinema320.com 

Coming attractions!  CLICK HERE and go to LATINO FILM FESTIVAL on the menu bar to learn more and see trailers for the films!

FILM SCHEDULE:

“No,” 7:30 p.m. March 24.

In 1988, Chilean strong-man President Augusto Pinochet calls for a “Yes” or “No” referendum vote on whether he should stay in power. Ad-man Rene Saaverda (Gael Garcia Bernal) leads the team campaigning for “No” using marketing strategies from the Cola wars. However, his boss heads the “Yes” team. Based on a true story.

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“Nostoros Los Nobles” (“The Noble Family”), 7:30 p.m. March 26.

It’s bad news for the three grown but spoiled children of a Mexico City patriarch. He’s cut off their family fortune — and they’re going to have to get jobs.

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“El Boxeo,” 1 p.m. March 28.

Director Alan Swyer is a former boxer, which helped him get an amazing 80-plus interviews with ring legends, promoters and trainers.

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“Pelo Malo” (“Bad Hair”) 7:30 p.m. March 28.

In this widely praised slice of everyday life film from Venezuela, a 9-year-old boy wants to straighten his curly hair, but his hard-working mother is very much against the idea.

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“Las Vacas con Gafas” (“Cows Wearing Glasses”), 1 p.m. March 29.

Marso, an artist and art professor, has a disease that could render him blind at any time and forces him to look at his life anew.

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“Sleeping with the Fishes,” 4 p.m. March 29.

One girl’s journey of self-discovery and the dynamics of her zany family in a Latino Jewish home in Brooklyn.