A local talkshow produced by Watertown Cable Access won an award at the recent Alliance for Community Media Northeast Region Conference. The producers of “Inside Watertown,” Samantha Dudley and Ashley Hardy received the second place award in the Budget II General Talkshow category at the in ACM Northeast Region Conference in Schenectady, New York, in October. Watertown Cable announced the award on Wednesday. The show highlights groups and people who make a difference in Watertown. The show is co-hosted by Charlie Breitrose, editor of Watertown News, and Paul Airasian, a local business and community leader.
The latest concert to benefit Watertown’s sister city relationship will feature the gospel group Meeting Across the Water. The concert will be Saturday, Dec. 1 at 8 p.m. at the First Parish Church, 35 Church St. in Watertown. The Tremedal Concerts benefit the Watertown-El Salvador Sister City Project.
The following information was provided by the Watertown Mall:
The Watertown Mall, located at 550 Arsenal Street, Watertown, will be hosting Wayne Martin Puppets on Saturday, December 1, 2018. Wayne will be putting on three shows at 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m.
Visit the Watertown Mall to see Wayne Martin perform with his posse of hand puppets and marionettes. Board the North Pole Express and meet a variety of arctic characters including Frosty, Rudolph, Elmer Elf, Peter and Penelope Penguin, and Martin’s trademark juggling Christmas tree who breathlessly lights up and illuminates the way for the holly old elf himself. This is truly a magical holiday
experience for the entire family! This event is FREE to the general public; it will take place in the back hallway, near Carter’s.
The Watertown Free Public Library kicks off its Winter Concert Series on Dec. 2 with a performance by violinist Dorisiya Yosifova. The library provided the following information:
Winter Concert Series: Dorisiya Yosifova
Sunday, 12/2 | 2 pm
WATERTOWN FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY, WATERTOWN SAVINGS BANK ROOM
We’re excited to announce the lineup for the 7th annual WFPL Winter Concert Series! As in previous years, our free concert series will feature all local artists. Performances are free and open to all.
The Watertown Mall will be hosting a Tree Lighting Ceremony on Nov. 21, 2018 at 1 p.m. with the Joe Brogan Jazz Trio playing live from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Santa will be there 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. to join in the festivities. We will have a collection box for the Food Pantry, please bring non-perishables. Our large, beautiful tree will be on display all season. The event will be held in the back hallway next to Target, across from Carter’s. The event is free and open to all ages. About the Watertown Mall
The Watertown Mall is wheelchair accessible and accessible by MBTA Bus routes 70 and 70A.
Celebrate the Season with a pair of concerts at Perkins School for the Blind in early December.
Perkins sent out the following information:
You are invited to Perkins School for the Blind for a festive Holiday Concert. Join us:
Sunday, December 2, at 3:00 PM and/or
Tuesday, December 4, at 7:30 PM. Or watch a livestream of the concert to be broadcast at 7:30pm on December 4. View the Events page for details
The Perkins Student Chorus, Chamber Singers, Music Makers, Handbell Ensemble, Instrumental Ensemble and Vocal Soloists celebrate the season with a selection of beautifully arranged choral and instrumental works originating from around the world! The concerts are free and wheelchair accessible in Dwight Hall.
Three members of the Watertown Art Association will have their work shown in exhibitions around the area.
The Watertown Art Association provided the following announcement:
Three wonderful artists, three unforgettable exhibitions! Robin Orifice at Brigham House, 341 Mt. Auburn St. Watertown through Dec. 31
Don’t miss the beautiful solo show of Robin Orifice’s artwork on display at the Brigham House Gallery with an exciting Artist’s Reception on Thursday, Nov.
The Watertown Recreation Department has a wide range of offerings this winter, from youth sports to crafts to music lessons to yoga. The Rec Department also has tickets to the Boston Bruins and Boston Celtics for sale. See all the Watertown Recreation Department’s Winter Program offerings, and download the signup sheets by clicking here. Registration information can also be found on the Watertown Recreation website, www.recreation.watertown-ma.gov, or in the office on the bottom floor of Town Hall, 149 Main St., Watertown. Find out more about the Recreation Department on Facebook (facebook.com/watertownrecreationdepartment), Twitter (twitter.com/watertownrec) or Instagram (instagram.com/watertownrecreation)
The following information came from the Watertown Boys & Girls Club:
The Watertown Boys & Girls Club will host another “Kids Night Out” event on Friday, Nov. 16 from 6-8 p.m.
Kids can be dropped off at the Club and they will enjoy a night of fun and creativity with art teacher, Melissa Epps, that includes painting, music, pizza and more. The event is open to children ages 7 to 12. Pre-registration cost: $10 per child (by Nov. 16 at 5 p.m.) or $15.00 per child at the door.