Watertown Group Holding Vigil to Remember Hiroshima & Nagasaki, Oppose Nuclear Weapons

Watertown CitizensCandleboats float on the Charles River in Watertown in memory of those who died in the nuclear bombings in Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

The following announcement was provided by Watertown Citizens for Peace Justice & the Environment:

Watertown Citizens for Peace Justice & the Environment is holding a commemoration of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on Sunday, August 8 from 7:30 PM until 9:00 PM. at Watertown Square and MDCR Dock.

Two Summer Concerts This Week: Compaq Big Band & Band from U.N.C.L.E.

Music lovers will have not just one but two concerts to attend this week in Watertown’s Saltonstall Park Concerts. The regularly scheduled Compaq Big Band, with vocalists Ed Scheer from The Love Dogs, will play on Wednesday, Aug. 4 at 6:30 p.m. The band has been around for 46 years, and the 2021 edition includes a 19-piece band. The music ranges from Big Band legends such as Glenn Miller, to classics from Frank Sinatra, Billie Holliday and others, and hits through the years up to today. See more about the Compaq Big Band by clicking here.