See This Week’s Small Saves Cartoon

Cartoon by James DeMarco

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.”

NewRep Presenting 2 Original Plays in Virtual Series

The following information was provided by NewRep Theatre:

New Repertory Theatre has commissioned two short plays to be performed live and virtually as part of the first installment of the new Showstopper Virtual Play Series, an evening of live theatre with a two-play in one-night package from the comfort and safety of your home. The Showstopper Virtual Play Series features [keyp-ing], written by Miranda ADEkoje, directed by Dawn M. Simmons, and A Very Herrera Holiday, written by Alexis Scheer, directed by Sarah Shin. Tickets are $30, and will be available for sale on November 4. More information about the Showstopper Virtual Play Series can be found at https://www.newrep.org/productions/showstopper-virtual-plays. The Showstopper Virtual Play Series will run from Nov.

Dance Classes for Kids, Scholarships Available

Ballroom in Boston is excited to offer scholarships through its non-profit, Dancing Feet, for all of the upcoming kids programs! Check out all of the class details at www.ballroominboston.com/kids

Click here for the scholarship application. Harry Potter Kids Camp

Thursday, November 12  |  3:00pm – 4:30pm  |  $35/child  |  Ages 7-10

Does your kiddo love Harry Potter and all things Wizarding World? We do too! Your kiddo won’t want to miss out on this one day camp featuring the sorting hat, a House Cup competition, wand making, facing off against the Whomping Willow, Potions class and so much more!

Watertown Library Has Take-and-Make Crafts, Storytime & Movies on Zoom

The Watertown Free Public Library. The following announcement was provided by the Watertown Library:

As the weather turns cold, tune in to your favorite Library programs and classes from the comfort of your living room. This month on Zoom, step up your job search, prove your Parks and Rec TV knowledge, or design a custom, laser-etched coaster. Do you you know someone who does not have computer or internet access? Send them to the Library!

Photo Exhibit at Watertown Library Extended, Captures Images of New England Coast

One of the photos that will be in Joseph Weiler’s exhibit at the Watertown Library, “Bluenose II.” The “New England Coast: Islands, Schooners & Ocean” photo exhibit at the Watertown Public Library has been extended for two weeks. The Exhibit will close on Nov. 14. The exhibit features the work of Watertown photographer Joseph Weiler and had originally be scheduled to run in the month of October.

Emmy Winning Movie Part of Education Program Co-Founded by Watertown Educator

The Emmy-award winning documentary “Dawnland” was made by The Upstander Project, a group co-founded by Watertown’s Mishy Lesser. The film will be shown on PBS’s World Channel in November. A Watertown resident teamed with a local filmmaker to use documentary film and educational materials with the goal of dismantling hurtful and stereotypical ideas, as well as teaching people about the experiences and history of Native Americans that many do not learn in school. Mishy Lesser, an educator from Watertown, co-founded the Upstander Project with local filmmaker Adam Mazo. The project has made several films, including the Emmy-award winning Dawnland, which will be shown in November on PBS, including locally on the World Channel.

Volunteers Wanted for Commander’s Mansion’s “Whoville Jaunt”

The following information was provided by the Watertown Commander’s Mansion:

Jaunt on by to find out why you should come & play. Volunteer to be a “who”, the Grinch will be with you.  So will Santa – sans his sleigh! The Commander’s Mansion will be hosting The Whoville Jaunt — a Dr. Seuss themed/drive-through evening with lights, music and a food pantry donation zone! Join us for an informational evening and find out how you can get involved. 

Special Delivery in This Week’s Small Saves Cartoon

Cartoon by James DeMarco

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.”