Classes at Hatch Include Intro to Sewing, Beginner Programming and Find Out About Laser Cutting

Watertown’s Hatch Makerspace has a variety of workshops in September. See more information in the information provided by the Watertown Library below:

September Hours:Tuesday – Friday from 1-9 pmSaturday-Sunday 1-7 pm

Masks are required. Hatch will continue to follow all library closures. Curbside pickup is still available for 3D prints. Intro to the Sewing Machine with CherylMonday, September 13, 6 pmLearn how to use a sewing machine.

Guitarist Featured in Summer Concert Has Played with Jazz & Rock Greats, His Music Has Been Used by TV Shows

Watertown’s John Baboian has played guitar with the stars of rock and jazz, and will be performing at the Watertown Summer Concert series. Wednesday’s Watertown Summer Concert features guitarist John Baboian, who has played with some of the greats in rock and jazz, and his music has been used on television soundtracks. “Although best known for his work in the jazz & swing idioms, John has performed in the Classical, Blues, Rock, R&B, Latin and World music genres,” Baoboian’s bio on his website said. The concert is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 8, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Saltonstall Park, next to Town Hall (149 Main St., Watertown).

Check Out This Week’s Small Saves and Here’s Trouble Comic Strips

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.

Sept. 1 Watertown Summer Concert Cancelled, Farmers Market Open

The Watertown Summer Concert featuring Radio Honey has been cancelled due to inclement weather. “Unfortunately it’s another rainy Wednesday and we have cancelled tonight’s concert,” the announcement from the Town of Watertown reads. “The Saltonstall Park Concert scheduled for today, Wednesday, September 1, 2021 has been CANCELLED DUE TO RAIN!” The other Wednesday event at Saltonstall Park, the Watertown Farmers’ Market, will still be open 2:30-6:30pm as scheduled.

Radio Honey Performs Sweet Sounds from the ’70s to Today at the Watertown Summer Concert

Listen to Sweet Sounds from the 1970s all the way to today at Wednesday’s summer concert. The Saltonstall Park Summer Concert series continues on Wednesday, Sept. 1, at 6:30 p.m. with Radio Honey. Get there early and join in the free dance lesson with instructors from Ballroom in Boston, beginning at 6 p.m.

Radio Honey features female and male vocals while performing a range of hits, from “Adele to Zeppelin.” According to the band’s website, Radio Honey’s show are “A fun and low volume mix of classic and modern rock favorites that you may hear on radio stations like 100.7 WZLX and 92.5 the RIVER.”

Kids Can Join Free Dance Classes Offered by Watertown Studio

Free dance classes for kids are available in Watertown. The following announcement was provided by Move & Groove Watertown and Ballroom in Boston:

Move & Groove Watertown and Ballroom in Boston are so excited to be offering kids dance classes this fall! Thanks to a generous grant from the Watertown Cultural Council and in conjunction with our nonprofit, Dancing Feet, we are able to offer two free dance classes for kiddos: Dance With Me, and Princess Ballet! These classes are a great way for kids to give dance a try in a safe and positive environment! If your kid loves to twirl around the house, these classes are for you! 

We are offering two free dance classes on September 18th: Dance with Me and Princess Ballet. 

Dance With Me: September 18th at 10 a.m., ages 2-3 years, 30 minutes

Our Dance with Me class is an introductory creative movement toddler dance class where a parent or guardian joins them during their dance class.