Holiday Mixer & Toy Drive to be Hosted by Rotary & Watertown Business Coalition

The following information was provided by the Rotary Club of Watertown and the WBC:

The 2nd Annual Holiday Mixer and Toy Drive, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Watertown and the Watertown Business Coalition will take place at the Mosesian Center for the Arts! 

Light Bites will be served

Cash bar

Admission is free to anyone bringing a toy to donate

Those coming without a toy are encouraged to bring a $20 (or more) donation to the Whooley Foundation

The event will be held on Monday, Dec. 4, 2023 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. in the lobby of the Mosesian Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal St., Watertown. Anyone interested in becoming a food or entertainment sponsor for this event should email Kim Severino at:

RSVP Here!

Watertown Business Coalition Hosting Coffee Connect on West Side

The Watertown Business Coalition announced its latest coffee connect will be held at the Watertown Police Department, and feature West Side City Councilor Emily Izzo. The event will be on Wednesday, Oct. 18 at 8:30 a.m. in the Community Room at the Police Station, 552 Main St., Watertown. The Watertown Business Coalition announced:

“The WBC Coffee Connect networking hour returns!!! Come say hello to our friends at the Watertown Police Department and have coffee and refreshments with City of Watertown employees, residents, friends and your business community.

New Dental Practice Welcomed to Town With Ribbon Cutting by Watertown Business Coalition

Arsenal Modern Dentistry held a ribbon cutting at its office in Arsenal Yards on Sept. 21. The staff of the dentistry office was joined by the Watertown Business Coalition leadership. (Photo by Charlie Breitrose)

Watertown’s newest dental practice marked its official opening last week with a ribbon cutting outside its office in Arsenal Yards. Arsenal Modern Dentistry moved into a spot right on Arsenal Street, which has already proven to be a good location, said Dr. Brock Riedel, who runs the practice with his partner, Dr. Anthony Falone.

Take a Walk Through Mt. Auburn Cemetery with Live Well Watertown & the Business Coalition

Mount Auburn Cemetery. The following announcement was provided by the Watertown Business Coalition:

Live Well Watertown’s and Watertown Business Coalition’s WALK N’ TALK Series continues in October with a visit to Mount Auburn Cemetery. Join us on Thursday, Oct. 12 at Mount Auburn Cemetery. Walk starts @ 1 p.m. – arrival 12:45 -1 p.m. ENTER via Main Entrance at 580 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge.

Man Behind the Water Shuttle to Boston Leads Tour Along River

Drew Rollert, left, the Watertown man who wants to start a boat service to Boston from Watertown Square, guided a Walk N Talk along the River on Sept. 14. (Photo by Charlie Breitrose)

“The best way to get to Boston is by boat!” Drew Rollert told a group of people who joined the Live Well Watertown/Watertown Business Coalition Walk N Talk along the Charles River on Sept. 14.

Watertown Square Mural Celebration & Networking Event

The following announcement was provided by the Watertown Business Coalition:

Come see Watertown’s newest piece of public art — the mural at Merchants Row (the side of CVS in Watertown Square). Meet the artists, Amir Tabatabaei and Niloufar Keyhani, and then join us at 6 p.m on Bar ‘Cino’s back patio to mingle, chat with the artists and enjoy some appetizers compliments of Watertown Square’s newest restaurant. There will also be a cash bar. Schedule

5:30pm to 6:00pm – Mural Celebration & Meet The Artists @ Merchants Row

6:00pm to 8:00pm – Back Patio @ BAR’CINO

Rain date: Sept. 20 at 5:30 pm

The event is free.

Watertown Business Coalition Holding Joint Event With Charles River Chamber

Two groups supporting Watertown businesses and organizations will be getting together for a networking event in July. The Watertown Business Coalition and the Charles River Regional Chamber will hold a coffee connect on Wednesday, July 19 starting at 8:30 p.m. The event will be held at Arsenal Yards the green space between Buttermilk & Bourbon and Shake Shack. The event is free for members of either group, and also for non-members. Coffee and goodies will be available. Click here to Register.

Community Walk N’ Talks Series Kicks Off Thursday! 

The following announcement was provided by the City of Watertown:

The Walk N’ Talks are designed to get us outside and walking while learning a bit more about our city! Bring a friend or meet someone new. Our first program will start at Arsenal Yards, go through Arsenal Park with a stop at the Commander’s Mansion before looping back. The program is a partnership between Live Well Watertown and the Watertown Business Coalition

DATE: Thursday, June 15, 2023, 1:00 PM

LOCATION:  Meet at Arsenal Yards by the River Green, between Shake Shack and Buttermilk & Bourbon