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At the Worcester Public Library
3 Salem Square

FREE!

The Worcester Public Library Presents Latin American Group, Los Alter Boys!

A celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month
as part of Worcester’s Ethnic Mosaic!

The Worcester Public Library will welcome Los Alter Boys on Tuesday, October 25 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. as part of Worcester’s Ethnic Mosaic.

Los Alter Boys is a Latin American group that has been bringing some of the best sounds to the New England area. The band brings all types of flavor with their diverse cultural background.

Giancarlos Buscaglia is the founder of the group, and will be on guitar and lead vocals. Wilson Vera will play the Puerto Rican cuatro. David Rivera will be on percussion, and Manolo Mairena will join on percussion and lead vocal.

The event is free and open to the public; light refreshments will be provided by The Friends of the Worcester Public Library.

This program is administered by the Worcester Arts Council, for the Local Cultural Council – an agency supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

For more information on the Worcester Public Library and a complete list of events and programs visit mywpl.org.

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Looking good, Chandler Community School – in Piedmont! pic:R.T.

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From REC:

IT’S THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN…

REC YOUTHGROW HOMEMADE APPLE PIE SALE!

$25 Each!

Buy a Pie, Support YouthGROW!

*PIES MADE WITH LOCAL AND ORGANIC INGREDIENTS*

Every year, YouthGROWers and Food Justice staff lovingly craft handmade apple pies from scratch with organic butter and locally sourced apples.

We thoughtfully freeze them unbaked, which means that not only can you enjoy the freshest and warmest of pies on Thanksgiving Day or whenever you desire, you get the added benefit of being able to pretend you made them yourself.

Your purchase of a delicious apple pie will support youth employment, urban agriculture, and the local food system! By all accounts, our pies are delicious!

And since you’d probably be making or buying a pie for Thanksgiving anyways, you have NOTHING to lose and EVERYTHING to gain!

ORDER YOUR PIE TODAY! VISIT www.recworcester.org/pie-sale

PRIORITY ORDERS BY NOV. 1st*
*optional Vegan crust
GENERAL ORDERS BY NOV. 15th**
**Traditional while supplies last

WANT TO GET YOUR PIE FOR FREE? BE A PIEoneer!

Sell 10 pies and get YOURS for FREE!

VISIT www.recworcester.org/pie-sale to receive instructions, sign up sheets, and other promotional materials to make collecting orders as easy as…pie.

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CALANDRA CHANEY, Volunteer Engagement VISTA

REC is excited to welcome Calandra from Richmond, VA, where she was most recently a family nutrition
educator.

Calandra is also a graduate student in Clark University’s International Development and Social Change program!

Calandra is most excited for the opportunity to work with REC’s farmers markets and gardens and to support the community through her work.

We are so happy to have her here!

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Poet Carolyn Forché

Carolyn Forché to perform at the Eighth Annual Gregory Stockmal Reading

Celebrated “poet of witness,” Carolyn Forché, will be the featured reader at the Worcester County Poetry Association’s Eighth Annual Gregory Stockmal Reading on Thursday, November 10.

The reading will be start at 7:30 p.m. and will be held in Smith Hall, Rehm Library at the College of the Holy Cross (1 College St).

Free to all!

About Carolyn Forché:

Carolyn Forché’s first volume, Gathering the Tribes, winner of the Yale Series of Younger Poets Prize, was followed by The Country Between Us, The Angel of History, and Blue Hour.

She has translated Mahmoud Darwish, Claribel Alegria, and Robert Desnos. Her famed international anthology, Against Forgetting, has been praised by Nelson Mandela as “itself a blow against tyranny, against prejudice, against injustice,” and is followed by the 2014 anthology The Poetry of Witness.

In 1998 in Stockholm, she received the Edita and Ira Morris Hiroshima Foundation for Peace and Culture Award for her human rights advocacy and the preservation of memory and culture. She is currently at work on a memoir.