Watertown Rotary Hosting Free Senior Citizen Cookout

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The following information was provided by the Rotary Club of Watertown:

Watertown seniors are invited to the Rotary Club of Watertown’s Senior Citizen Cookout on Sunday, Oct. 1. This is a free event, with food, entertainment and more. 

The event will be from noon to 3 p.m. at the Sons of Italy Hall at 520 Pleasant St. in Watertown. Doors open at 11:30 a.m.

Entertainment will be provided by DJ “Rock’n” Richard Picceri and Mass Motion Dance Studios.

If you need transportation to the event, contact the Watertown Senior Center at 617-972-6490.

Special thanks to all our local contributors.

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  1. Greetings Watertown residents and senior citizens. After you attend this cookout, stop by the Hosmer Elementary School (1 Concord Rd) for our celebration of Indigenous Peoples Day. Here’s some more information about the event:

    Watertown Celebrates Indigenous Peoples Day 2023
    Sunday, October 1, 2023 from 1:30 – 5:00 P.M.
    at the Hosmer Elementary School, 1 Concord Rd, Watertown, MA
    FREE Admission


    1:30 – 1:35 Welcome and Land Acknowledgement – Maria Hendricks (Assonet & Mashpee Wampanoag), Actress and master of ceremonies appearing as Sipu*
    1:35 – 2:15 Nettukkusqk Singers: Deborah Spears Moorehead (Wampanoag) Fine Artist and Music Performer, and Music Performers Pam Ellis (Nipmuc), Jasmine C. Moorehead (Wampanoag) and Jacquelyn D. Moorehead (Wampanoag) a traditional women’s singing and drumming group
    2:15 – 2:35 Judy Fallows, school gardens/three sisters presentation
    2:35 – 3:20 Brock Stonefish, (Moravian Delaware Nation) internationally acclaimed singer/songwriter
    3:20 – 3:35 Storytelling with Teddy Hendricks (Mashpee Wampanoag, Nipmuc)
    3:35 – 4:15 Eastern Sun Drummers and Dancers (Mashpee Wampanoag)
    4:15 – 4:35 Thea Hopkins (Aquinnah Wampanoag) performing songwriter
    4:35 – 4:50 Geri Barney (Navajo) artist, musician & singer/songwriter
    4:50 – 5:00 Mix and mingle with the artists
    1:30 – 4:30 Indigenous craft center

    * Sipu is the main character in the New Repertory’s Indigenous historical play Listen to Sipu by Mashpee Wampanoag playwright Mwalim *7)


    Deborah Moorehead (Indigenous art); Leslie Tuplin (Native Solutions); Bob and Cindy Shelley (Native American Indian craft); Geri Barney (Navajo, paintings); Hartman Deetz (Mashpee Wampanoag, Ockway Bay Wampum); Julia Marden (Aquinnah Wampanoag, Eastern Woodland art); Belmont Bookstore

    Sonya Avant-Sanders (Mashpee Wampanoag, Indigenous food)

    Organized by members of the Pigsgusset Initiative, a working group of Watertown Citizens for Peace, Justice and the Environment in partnership with the New Repertory Theatre. Members of the organizing committee include Teddy and Maria Hendricks (Mashpee Wampanoag, Nipmuc & Assonet), Stephanie Stonefish Ryan (Moravian Delaware Nation), Eileen Ryan, Jacqui Gross and Jennifer Wolfrum. Supported by the Cuniff, Hosmer and Lowell Elementary Diversity and Belonging Councils, Watertown Community for Black Lives, Watertown’s Department of Community Development and Planning, Watertown Boys and Girls Club and WHERE ARE ALL THE BLACK PEOPLE AT

    Funded by Watertown Community Foundation, Massachusetts Cultural Council, Watertown Savings Bank and private donations

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