Small Saves: Hockey Beards

James DeMarco grew up in Watertown and became a goaltender at age 5. It’s his life’s passion to stand between the pipes and keep the puck out of the net. Combining this with the love of cartooning, Small Saves emerged in 1991 and took on a life of his own. “To play goal–then come home and draw Small Saves — is my ideal definition of a good day.”

Final Tremedal Concert of Season Features Dean Stevens

Dean Stevens will perform at First Parish Church on June 1. Dean Stevens will perform in the final Tremedal Concert of the season. He will perform on Saturday, June 1 at 8 p.m. at First Parish Church, 35 Church St., Watertown. Organizers provided the following information about Stevens:

An exuberant performer of distinctive style and wit, he combines an intricate, self-taught guitar style with a versatile and expressive singing voice. He has established himself as a formidable creator and interpreter of a wide spectrum of songs in English and Spanish.

Library Events: Talk on Controversial 19th Century Minister; Film Brings Women from Armenia, Turkey Together

The Rev. Mark Harris will speak about the Rev. John Weiss, a controversial minister in Watertown from the 19th Century. The Watertown Free Public Library will host a talk by the Rev. Mark Harris on a controversial 19th century minister, and a the screening of a film about women from Armenia and Turkey coming together to cook. The Watertown Library provided the following information:

John Weiss: Watertown’s Flame of Fire An Historical Lecture by Rev. Mark W. Harris

Tuesday, 6/4 | 7 pm | WATERTOWN SAVINGS BANK ROOM, WATERTOWN FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY

Called a “flame of fire” for his dramatic and prophetic style, the Rev. John Weiss was a controversial figure in 19th century Watertown. As a young minister, he was an outspoken advocate for the abolition of slavery and resigned from Watertown’s First Parish Church because of his views. After a ministry in New Bedford, Weiss returned to Watertown and developed new religious philosophy of scientific naturalism.

Small Saves: Elite Goalie

James DeMarco grew up in Watertown and became a goaltender at age 5. It’s his life’s passion to stand between the pipes and keep the puck out of the net. Combining this with the love of cartooning, Small Saves emerged in 1991 and took on a life of his own. “To play goal–then come home and draw Small Saves — is my ideal definition of a good day.”

2019 Watertown Summer Concert Series Line Up Announced

The 2019 Watertown Summer Concert Series features a wide range of music, from children’s to swing to blues to country. The Town of Watertown released the following information about the summer concerts:

SUMMER CONCERT SERIES

WHEN: WEDNESDAYS, 6:30 – 8 PM

WHERE: SALTONSTALL PARK

JUNE 26 – THE STACEY PEASLEY BAND

Join us for a family concert with The Stacey Peasley Band. Children and adults alike will want to dance, clap and sing! Stacey’s joyful and inventivesongs, catchy melodies and energetic beats will lift your spirits! JULY 3 – THE WALTHAM AMERICAN LEGION BAND

Come celebrate the birth of our Nation!

Small Saves: Hat Trick

James DeMarco grew up in Watertown and became a goaltender at age 5. It’s his life’s passion to stand between the pipes and keep the puck out of the net. Combining this with the love of cartooning, Small Saves emerged in 1991 and took on a life of his own. “To play goal–then come home and draw Small Saves — is my ideal definition of a good day.”

Folk Singer Rod MacDonald, & Special Guests Performing in Watertown

Folk singer Rod MacDonald will perform in Watertown on May 18. The next Tremedal Concert features a performer who took part in the 1980s folk revival in Greenwich Village, along with some special guests. Tremedal Concert sent the following information:

On Saturday, May 18, Rod MacDonald will play in Watertown with Terry Kitchen and Mala Levine, featuring Jackie Damsky on violin. The concert is at 8 p.m. at First Parish Church, 35 Church St., Watertown. According to the organizer: Rod MacDonald is an American singer-songwriter, novelist, and educator.

Local Stars Wow the Audience at the 2019 Dancing with the Watertown Stars

Kellie Spillane, a Watertown Middle School teacher, and Matt Davis perform a West Coast Swing during the 2019 Dancing with the Watertown Stars. Ten competitors hit the dance floor at the Hellenic Cultural Center Friday night, but only one could take home the 2019 Dancing with the Watertown Stars trophy. The amateur dancers came from a variety of places, whether born and bred town residents, working for a business or department in Watertown, or being a Watertown elected official. Each teamed up with one of the three professional dancers to put together his or her routine. Watertown teacher Chad Foster lifts Lilia Weisfeldt during his routine at the Dancing with the Watertown Stars.