Watertown Studio Holding Holiday Pottery Sale

Indigo Fire will host a Holiday Pottery Sale at its studio in Watertown. The sale will be Dec. 10 from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and Dec. 11 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Indigo Fire recently expanded to the location at 79R Grove St. this past summer, and would love to open up our doors for Watertown residents to take a peek at this new space, to celebrate our studio artists, and maybe to find a gift or two for a loved one!

Group Advocating for Removal of Watertown Dam Hosting Virtual Meeting

Charlie BreitroseThe Watertown Dam near Watertown Square slows the flow of the Charles River. A group is advocating removing the dam. The following announcement was provided by the Charles River Watershed Association:

The Dam Removal Movement Why Watertown Dam Should Be Next Virtual Event Monday, Dec. 6, 2021, at 7 p.m.

Across Massachusetts, there is a growing movement to remove aging, defunct mill dams and restore free-flowing, climate-resilient rivers. There are numerous benefits and considerations to dam removal, including reinstating migratory fish passage, restoring the ecosystem, and protecting downstream communities from catastrophic flooding.

Mosesian Center Hosting Holiday Classic — Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol”

Dick Terhune stars in “A Christmas Carol” at the Mosesian Center for the Arts. The following information was provided by Mosesian Center for the Arts:

The first theatrical production of A Christmas Carol took place in London just six weeks after the story’s publication in 1843. In 1853, Dickens began to perform the story himself, playing each character without individual props or costumes for each role. In a performance at Mosesian Arts this week, actor Dick Terhune returns to the origins of this holiday tale with a solo turn inspired by Charles Dickens himself. Terhune’s solo performance has been called “mesmerizing … breathtaking … brilliant … unforgettable … a wonder to behold.

Registration Open for Waltham/Watertown Youth Lacrosse Season

The following announcement was provided by Waltham/Watertown Boys Youth Lacrosse:

Registration for Waltham/Watertown Boys Youth Lacrosse is open! We are looking for new andexperienced players from grades K-8 to join the Waltham/Watertown Lacrosse community. Practices are held one-to-two weekday nights per week (and/or Saturday mornings) dependingon age group. Practices, weather and COVID guidelines permitting, will begin in March withgames scheduled to begin in early April. We know folks may have questions/concerns regarding the coming season.

Watertown-Based Pathfinder International Adds Two Board Members

The following announcement was provided by Pathfinder International:

Pathfinder International is pleased to welcome two new members to its Board of Directors, Daniel Lamaute and Jameela Pedicini. Daniel Lamaute is an entrepreneur with a background in finance, investments, and international development. Jameela Pedicini is the executive director of Climate Finance Initiatives at Bloomberg. Together they bring a fresh perspective to sustainable international investments. In the 1990s, Daniel founded Lamaute Capital, an investment company focused on small and medium-sized enterprises, pioneering in B2B financial platforms, where he served as the CEO for over 15 years.

COMICS: Small Saves Gets Nostalgic, Here’s Trouble Has Big Dreams

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.”

DeMarco recently added “Here’s Trouble” to his cartooning lineup, inspired by drawings he did in the 1980s when he was in high school.

Toyota of Watertown Hosting Toy Drive to Help Local Children Have Christmas Gifts

Toyota of Watertown announced it will be collecting toys for children during the holidays. The dealership put out the following information:

We have teamed up with the Watertown police department and the Whooley Foundation for our annual toy drive. Former Sergeant John “Sonny” Whooley began the tradition over 30 years ago. After he died, the police department decided to keep his spirit of giving alive and established the Whooley Foundation in Sonny’s honor. We are collecting donations of new unwrapped toys, gift cards, and monetary donations to assist with 100 different family’s in our community.