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“Humor’ in the Semi-Golden Years

June 7, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

A humorous take on growing old uncomfortably, utilizing stories, poems, and personal experiences.


“I will be doing my own semi-amusing stories, poems, and maybe even a song for about forty minutes.

It would be awesome to see some familiar faces in the midst of the Retirement Club throng.
Free admission and all ages welcome.

Skip work or school, I’ll write you a note.

Free coffee and donuts start at 8:00 am but, trust me, get there early!

I’m scheduled to go on around 9:20am, so set your alarm. Join the fun”





Joe Fusco Jr. is a well-seasoned poet/humorist from Worcester, Massachusetts. He is the author of four books of semi-amusing poems and essays: “Pondering the Pandemic during The Rust years”(2021);“Hmm…That’s Different” (2020); “Three Score” (2014); and “The Lost and Found Essays” (2012), all available at local bookstores and Amazon.

Joe’s musings have appeared in Damfino Press, Ballard Street Poetry, Worcester Review, Asinine Poetry, Soul Lit, and the naughty ezine Clean Sheets. He was a co-winner of the Jacob Knight Poetry Award in 2002 and was named Best Poet by Worcester Magazine readers in 1999 and 2002.

Joe is still a frequent contributor to Worcester Magazine and the last Worcester Mega-Slam winner in 2017. He features at bookstores, libraries, clubs, and coffeehouses throughout Central Massachusetts and Belgium. He is the host of the Poetry Extravaganza at Redemption Rock Brewery in Worcester.

Joe taught “Humor 101” for high-school students at Gateways Academy in Shrewsbury and for adults at the Worcester Senior Center. He is on the Board of Directors for the Worcester County Poetry Association.

Joe has lived in lovely Worcester with his better-half Cyndi and their large family for thirty-seven years. He is a registered Independent and sleeps with one eye always open.


Find more info on Joe on his FaceBook and Website.


June 7, 2023
9:00 am - 11:00 am


Joe Fusco


Greendale YMCA
75 Shore Dr.
Worcester, MA 01605 United States
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