Home / News Events / Events

May 1, 2023

Open Sky Community Events for Mental Health Month

May 1, 2023

Check out how Open Sky is honoring Mental Health Month in May!

Please note that some events are only open to individuals served by Open Sky as indicated.


Worcester Adult Community Clinical Services (ACCS) - Mental Health Brunch (View Flyer)
Tuesday, May 9th, 10am-1pm
Living Word Church, 32 Tyler Prentice Road, Worcester, MA
Wear your GREEN and show some pride! Food, Games, etc. All are welcome! The Department of Mental Health will be present for this event with a table.


CAYAS (Children and Young Adult Services) - Mental Health Music Bingo with prizes that support mental and physical wellness.
Tentative date: May 10th, 5-7pm
*For individuals served by CAYAS


Crystal House Clubhouse - Mental Health Awareness Picnic in the Park (View Event)
Thursday, May 11th, 11am-2pm
Monument Park, Gardner, MA (rain date: May 12th)

A variety of local mental health organizations will be in attendance (including Open Sky). Browse the info tables, enjoy live music, food, activities, and more! There will be an ice cream truck from 12:30-1:30pm. Picnic lunches are available for $3 which includes a wrap, chips, and drink. Email Tamela.Deveikis@openskys.org to RSVP by May 2nd. For more information, contact Tamela at 978-630-2794. Open Sky's Adult Community Clinical Services (ACCS) North County will also be present!


Peer Services Team and Community Membership - Hope Day Celebration (Yellow Tulip Project) (View Event)
Friday, May 12th, 10:30-11:30am
Worcester Senior Center

Learn more here. The peers will share recovery stories at the Hope Day Celebration event. Anyone attending peer groups in May will be entered in a raffle to win a self basket in both North County and Worcester!


May Mental Health Awareness Month Community Conversation (View Flyer)
May 16th, 5-9pm
St Francis Xavier Center, 20 Temple Street, Worcester, MA 01604

Join us for a communiy onversation in recognition and celebration of May Mental Health Awareness Month. Listen to personal stories highlighting hope, strength, and resiliency from individuals with lived experience in mental health and substance use recovery. Other community agencies also present to provide resources. Reserve a seat at fightthestigma.eventbrite.com.


South County Adult Community Clinical Services (ACCS) - Mental Health Matters Event (View Press Release)
Sunday, May 21st, 2-6pm
Joslin Park, Oxford Common

In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, Oxford is looking to do its part to help end the stigma surrounding Mental health. We whole-heartedly believe it is crucial for individuals and families to receive the support and treatment they desere to help them through their toughest times. By bringing the various organizations to this event, we can provide the community with local resources for an array of mental health services including but not limited to support groups, trauma-response, substance abuse and recovery, domestic violence, suicide prevention, anti-bullying, ABA, Veteran's relief, and eldercare.


Clinical Leadership Team - Mayor's Mental Health Event
Wednesday, May 24th
Worcester City Hall


Tradewinds Clubhouse - Maker's Market (View Flyer)
Wednesday, May 24th, 10am-2pm
Tradewinds Clubhouse, 309 Main Street, Southbridge, MA 01550

Open Sky members and staff invite you to shop from various craft vendors at the Maker's Market! This month's theme is focused on mental health. If you are interested in becoming a vendor and selling your crafts, please call 508-765-9947 to sign up (no food or alcohol)


Adult Community Clinical Services (ACCS) North County Team A (View May Calendar)

Wednesday May 3 Basketball Group at Mount Wachusett Community College at 12:30

Friday May 5 Animal Adventures outing in Bolton All Day 9-5 (if weather permitting)

Saturday May 6 Walking Group at the walking trail behind the Gardner Veterans ice skating rink all day 9-4 (if weather permitting)

(Tentative) Wednesday May 10 Picnic at Dunn park all day 9-5 (if weather permitting)

May 11th Mental Health awareness activity/table with Crystal House

Saturday May 13 Mini Golf at Kimball Farm in Westford all day 9-4 (if weather permitting)

Thursday May 18 Bowling Group at Gardner Ten Pins at 3

Friday May 19 Pool Group at Breakaway Billiards in Clinton at 12:30

Saturday May 20 Game Group at 55 Lake Street office at 1

Friday May 26 Movie Group at Gardner Cinemas at 1

Saturday May 27 Craft group at 55 Lake Street at 1

Memorial Day tie tye group on Monday, May 29th at 12pm - 2pm.