Worcester’s Radio Of Horror Celebrates 10 Years

Are you a fan of the horror genre? If so, you need to tune in to The Radio of Horror, the longest-running horror show in New England, hosted by Dr. Chris, and found on 91.3 WCUW Live radio, one of the oldest stations in the country. Even more reason to tune in? The show, which runs Sunday night/Monday morning from midnight to 2 a.m., will hit its 10th anniversary Oct. 15. In honor of the big day, we sat down with Dr. Chris to talk about radio horror, hitting the 10-year mark and Halloween.

Clark University Hosts Political Historian David Greenberg

Clark University will host political historian David Greenberg, who will present History of White House Spin: From the Bully Pulpit to the Age of Trump on Thursday, Oct. 12, at 4:30 p.m., at the Higgins Lounge of Dana Commons.

Ecotarium’s Great Pumpkin Nights

In former years, the EcoTarium has hosted a Pumpkin Festival, boasting carved pumpkins, trick-or-treating for children and the opportunity to explore the museum after hours.

This year, however, the EcoTarium will be hosting Great Pumpkin Nights. And the focus, according to Kerry Castorano, the EcoTarium’s director of institutional advancement, is on the wow factor.

Game On

If you miss the games of yesteryear, with their simplicity and easily enjoyable fun, you’re not the only one. More and more titles being released are trying to harken back to the “godfathers” of that bygone era (think Mario and Zelda). The latest to dabble in nostalgia is Graceful Explosion Machine. With a fitting juxtaposition for a title, this space-shooter hits all its targets.

The Central Scene: Things to do in October


The mission of African Community Education is to assist African refugee and immigrant youth and families in achieving educational and social stability through outreach in Worcester. Its fundraiser will feature authentic African cuisine and live African drumming performances throughout the evening. The evening will also include speeches from former and current students and a silent auction featuring African art, pottery and jewelry.

5:30-9 p.m. Oct. 12; University of Massachusetts Medical School, Blais Pavillion in the Lazare Building; 55 N. Lake Ave., Worcester; $30-$50; acechildren.org or facebook.com/aceworcester.