Arbor Day Festival
University Park, Worcester, MA 01610
Sunday, May 1st
11 AM – 3:00 PM
Main IDEA will be hosting a craft table for this special event! Join us to paint your own terracotta pot and garden rocks, while exploring the rest of the festival!
Whole Kids Event
Worcester Common, Worcester, MA
Saturday, May 21st
11 AM – 4:00 PM
Join Main IDEA to create a craft, and learn more about our summer 2022 programs!
Saturday, Oct 30th, 2021
10am – 4pm
Main IDEA Annual Meeting & Mural Reveal
Main South CDC, 875 Main St, Worcester, MA 016010
Monday, Sept 13th
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Come view the finished youth mural at the Main South CDC and attend Main IDEA’s Annual Meeting! This event is free and open to the public; due to COVID-19, masks and social distancing are required, and all attendees who are not Board or Staff Members must RSVP here in order to attend.
Wellington & Matheson Summer Festival
Wellington Community 714 Main Street Parking Lot
(Corner of Wellington Street & Murray Ave)
Wed, Aug 18th, 2021
(Rain Date Aug 25)
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Backpack giveaway, Vaccination Clinic, Games, Activities, Ice Cream, Food, Raffles, and more!
Art in the Lot
C.C. Lowell, 455 Pleasant St, Worcester, MA 01609
Sat, July 10th, 17th, & 24th
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
C.C. Lowell is having a summer art market! This market hopes to bring something fun to the Pleasant Street neighborhood by creating a sense of community amongst customers, neighbors, and fellow artists & makers. Main IDEA will be hosting youth arts activities!
Carnival Mask-Making Workshop
In partnership with Guardians of Traditions and Creative Hub Worcester
(In-Person) at The JMAC, 20 Franklin Street Worcester, MA 01608
Sat, June 26, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Join Guardians of Traditions, Main IDEA Youth & Arts, Creative Hub Worcester, and the PopUp in-person for this educational and fun workshop take on traditional mask making. Led by Dominican artist, educator, and creator of Iconic Urbe, Luis Rivas, your kids will learn how to create fun vibrant Carnival style masks using household recyclables. *Masks & social distancing required to attend. Register here!
Dec 2020 – Mar 2021
Main IDEA is excited to partner with ValleyCAST this November for a virutal music festival! ValleyCAST’s mission is to foster a creative and engaged community in the Historic Blackstone Valley that is inclusive and supportive of all people with and without disabilities.