September 29, 2022
What a day! After two years of virtual celebrations, the stars lined up for the 2022 Edward Street Day of Play Family Festival on Saturday, September 17th. The weather was amazing, children enjoyed play-based learning activities, and families connected and reconnected with neighbors, friends, and...
Let’s Play In-Person! Edward Street’s Day of Play Family Festival Returns to Elm Park Saturday, September 17th
September 14, 2022
How sweet it is! After two years of virtual festivals, Edward Street’s Day of Play Family Festival returns to Elm Park on Saturday, September 17th, 11AM-4PM . (The rain date is Sunday, September 18th.) Join us as we celebrate children and families and the organizations that support them. Free to...
September 9, 2022
Worcester’s 11th annual Day of Play Family Festival is Saturday, September 17th from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm at Elm Park. (Rain date: September 18th.) Join the fun and experience more than 40 free activities and performances. “Day of Play connects children and families to the joy of playing and learning...
Businesses: Be a 2022 Worcester Day of Play Sponsor. Make a Difference for Children & Build Name Recognition with Local Families
July 11, 2022
How can businesses reach thousands of local families all at once? How can they support the community while raising brand awareness? By becoming a 2022 Worcester Day of Play event sponsor.
Summer’s here and the time is right… for reading! Sign up young ones, teens, and even yourself for a WPL Summer Reading Program.
June 8, 2022
Worcester Public Library’s annual Summer Reading Program is back with fun programming, activities, and prizes for young children.
April 6, 2022
It’s now clear to state legislators that Massachusetts’ childcare system, or lack thereof, isn’t working. Unaffordable for many families, it leaves children without high-quality learning and care, forces parents to forgo jobs and careers, and leaves businesses without staff. Early educators are severely underpaid, further destabilizing programs and undermining childhood development.
See Life Through the Lens of a Child—Edward Street’s Exhibit of Children’s Photography Is In-Person and Online
March 28, 2022
Play Through the Lens of a Child, Edward Street’s new exhibit of children’s photography, shows what happens when adults empower self-expression and personal responsibility.
Out of the ‘Shark Tank’ and into the Community! United Way of Central MA Announces $1M Challenge Winners in Early Childhood
December 16, 2021
When the United Way of Central Massachusetts organized its recent $1 Million Community Challenge—a Shark Tank-like search for bold community initiatives—they made early childhood a priority.
October 18, 2021
Break out the pumpkins, candy, and costumes. Halloween is here!
September 15, 2021
When you want to spark learning and growth, it helps to have a space that gets young children really fired up.