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.

Visit the Whoville Jubilee and the Watertown Tree Lighting at the Commander’s Mansion

The City of Watertown and its sponsors presents The Whoville Jubilee and Official Watertown Tree Lighting! Come visit the grounds of the Commander’s Mansion for a jolly night of holiday fun on Saturday, Dec. 4 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.! This will be an indoor and outdoor walking experience. Your Whoville Passport will make sure you don’t miss a moment of merrymaking!

COMICS: See What Small Saves is Thankful For This Year & a Here’s Trouble Cartoon

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.

Watertown High School Drama Presenting “Get Smart” This Weekend

Get Smart will be performed three times at Watertown High School: Friday, Nov. 19, at 7 p.m., and Saturday, Nov. 20, at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

The play is based on the 1960s television show by the same name, with Agent Maxwell Smart’s comedic interactions with the crime organization KAOS. 

Tickets are $8 for adults; and $5 for seniors and children 10 and under. Find out more about the play in this report by the WHS newspaper, the Raider Times (click here).

Watertown Quilters’ Connection Hosting Auction, Grab & Go Event

One of the quilts that will be up for auction at the Quilters’ Connection event. Quilters’ Connection announced it will hold the third Bi-annual Auction on Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021, featuring an auction of quilts/wall hangings and and so much more!!! Also “A Grab & Go” table with an assortment of fabrics. Some of the quilt pieces in the live auction were donated by renowned quilt artists like Nancy Crasco, Sylvia Einstein and Judy Becker.

Hollywood Actor Promotes Fitness on Watertown Cable Access Series

Actor Cuyle Carvin, right, visited friend and Watertown Cable host/publicist Fred Grandinetti in Watertown recently. The following announcement was provided by Watertown Cable host Fred Grandinetti:

Film, television, video and theatre actor, Cuyle Carvin, recently performed with one of the heavy weights on the movie screen, Tom Cruise. The pair shared a scene in the motion picture, American Made, in 2017 which can be seen at:https://vimeo.com/251399859

Carvin is involved with a weight of another kind on a special episode of Drawing With Fred titled Cuyle Carvin’s Fitness Friends. While exercising with a weight he briefly interacts with Olive Oyl, Wimpy, Brutus and Popeye. The cartoon quartet are all trying to stay in shape with humorous results.

Young Watertown Dancer Performing in City Ballet of Boston’s “Urban Nutcracker”

Watertown dancer Caroline Marsh Zinser will be performing in the City Ballet of Boston’s “Urban Nutcracker” this December. The following announcement was provided by City Boston Ballet:

Anthony Williams’ Urban Nutcracker, the modern Boston-centric holiday classic presented byCity Ballet of Boston, celebrates its 20th season this December! The live in-person performances at the Boch Center Shubert Theatre showcase winter scenes set in present-day downtown Boston, blending the rhythms of Duke Ellington with the classical music of Tchaikovsky. Anchored by classical ballet, the performances also include a broad range of dance forms such as tap, hip-hop, flamenco, and jazz, accompanied by a 16-piece live orchestra of local musicians. Dancer and Watertown resident Caroline Marsh Zinser will be performing in the Boston holiday classic this season.