Watertown Rotary Hosting Free Senior Citizen Cookout

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 Maria’s School of Dance.

Watertown High School Class of 1983 Holding 40th Class Reunion

The old Watertown High School building. (Courtesy of Watertown Public Schools)

The following announcement was provided by the WHS Class of 1983 Reunion Committee:

The Watertown High School CLASS OF ‘83 Reunion Committee is thrilled we have finalized plans for our 40th, yes 40th, class reunion! We will be holding our event at the recently renovated OAKLEY COUNTRY CLUB! Our reunion will be SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 25th from 7-11 p.m.

We will be serving passed Hors d’oeuvres and there will be a cash bar (sorry, only debit/credit cards accepted per Oakley CC policy). Purchase your “tickets” NOW ~ Special Pricing~ $40 for our 40th~ if purchased by October 15th.

Sen. Brownsberger Appearing at 2 Community Events This Week

State Sen. Will Brownsberger

State Sen. Will Brownsberger announced that he will be appearing at a pair of events in Watertown this week. Sen. Brownsberger’s office provided the following announcement:

Watertown Farmer’s Market – 9/20Senator Brownsberger and staff will host a table at the Watertown Farmer’s Market. The farmer’s market offers access to the local food system, fosters community connections through partner programs, and promotes healthy eating and lifestyles. Stop by to connect with our office, share a concern or learn about some state resources. Where: Saltonstall Park on Thaxter St, Watertown, MA 02472Date: Wednesday, September 20thTime: 2:30 PM-6:30 PM

Watertown Faire on the Square – 9/23The Senator’s office will also host a table at the 24th annual Watertown Faire on the Square. The event has something for everyone – live entertainment, exhibitors, a kid’s zone and food court & beer garden. Come by our table to say hello or have a chat.

LETTER: School Committee Member Seeks Re-Election

School Committee member Kendra Foley seeks re-election. My name is Kendra Foley. I have served on the Watertown School Committee for eight years, the last two as Chair. I am running for re-election on November 7th and I am asking for one of your three votes for School Committee. I’m running for re-election because I love this community and I believe in the power, value and promise of public education.

Watertown’s Got Talent is Back, Applications Due Soon!

The following announcement was provided by the Watertown Community Foundation:

Do you have what it takes to be crowned Watertown’s Top Talent? Announcing Watertown’s Got Talent is BACK for a second year!! In partnership with Arsenal Yards, please save-the-date for a fun-filled evening of talent, entertainment & more! When: Tuesday, October 24, 2023Time: 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.Where: The River Green at Arsenal Yards

All application are due to hello@arsenalyards.com by Sunday, October 1st. Ticket details, coming soon!

City Seeks Feedback on Watertown Square Cultural District

The following announcement was provided by the City of Watertown:

Your feedback is vital to the success of the Watertown Square Cultural District! A public meeting will be held on Oct. 3, 7-8:30 p.m. in the Watertown Savings Bank Room at the Watertown Free Public Library, 123 Main St. Starting in 2022, Watertown began pursuing a Cultural District designation from the state. A Cultural District is an important civic tool designed to support the economy, the arts, and culture bearers on a local level.

Watertown High School Faces Rival in Doubleheader at Soccer Night in Belmont

The following announcement was provided by Watertown High School Soccer:

The Watertown High School Boys and Girls Varsity soccer teams will face off against Belmont in the 8th Annual Soccer Night in Belmont on Saturday, September 23rd, at Belmont High School. Boys Varsity vs. Belmont at 4:30 pmGirls Varsity vs. Belmont at 6:30 pm

Watertown Boys Varsity will defend their trophy win after a dramatic 3-2 penalty shootout winlast year’s game. Watertown Girls Varsity will continue to build on their best-ever playoff runlast season.

Historical Society Hosts One-Woman Show About Ruth Bader Ginsberg

Sheryl Fay will present her one-woman show on Ruth Bader Ginsberg at the Watertown Library. (Courtesy of SherylFaye.com)

The following announcement was provided by the Historical Society of Watertown:

The Historical Society & Watertown Free Public Library present: Ruth Bader Ginsberg: “I Dissent.” Performed by Sheryl Faye. WHEN: Sunday September 24, 2023, at 2 p.m.

WHERE: Watertown Free Public Library- Watertown Savings Bank Room, 123 Main St., Watertown MA 02472

In her one-woman performance, Sheryl Faye brings Justice Ginsburg to life. Ginsburg was an American lawyer and jurist who served as an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1993 until her death in September 2020.