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On the Watertown Seal is a picture of an English Colonist and an Indian exchanging, as peace tokens,  bread for fish.  Captain Roger Clap landed at Nantasket Point in 1630 and rode up Charles River to Gerry's Landing with the first party of Watertown Colonists.
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Recreation

  1. Open Forum Meetings 2017

    January 3 - December 5

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Senior Center/Council on Aging

  1. SENIOR CENTER BOOK CLUB - PAUL REVERE'S RIDE BY DAVID HACKETT FISCHER

    May 17, 9:30 AM

    Join us to discuss Paul Revere’s Ride by David Hackett Fischer. Copies of the book are available at the Watertown Free Public Library. Paul Revere's midnight ride looms as an almost mythical event in American history- yet it has been largely ignored by scholars and left to patriotic writers. Now one of the foremost American historians offers the first serious look at the events of the night of April 18, 1775- what led up to it, what really happened, and what followed- uncovering a truth far more remarkable than the myths of tradition. When the alarm-riders of April 18 took to the streets, they did not cry, "the British are coming," for most of them still believed they were British. For George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, and Thomas Paine, the news of Lexington was their revolutionary Rubicon. New members are always welcome!

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  2. SHINE (SERVING HEALTH INSURANCE NEEDS OF ELDERS)

    May 17, 10:00 AM

    THE SHINE PROGRAM (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) is a free service funded by the Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs to help answer your health insurance, and prescription medication coverage questions. SHINE volunteers are trained and certified to provide seniors with free confidential counseling by appointment. Our SHINE volunteer is at the Senior Center once a week on Wednesdays. Call 617-972-6490 to schedule an appointment.

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  3. WREATH-MAKING WITH DIRCTOR ANNE-MARIE

    May 17, 10:00 AM

    Join Senior Center Director, Anne-Marie Gagnon, on Wednesday, May 17 at 10:00 am as she shows us how to weave ribbons & flowers into a beautiful wreath. There is no cost but seating is limited & pre-registration is required.

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  4. WEDNESDAY EXERCISE WITH HENRY OLIVERAS

    May 17, 11:00 AM

    Exercise class with Henry Oliveras, at the Senior Center! The classes focus on the particular needs of seniors in a fun, safe environment. Exercises include muscle strengthening, light-stretching, balance and posture improvement, and low-impact aerobics; all done to your favorite tunes! Regular exercise can improve circulation, help to strengthen bones, Increase muscle mass, reduce joint stiffness, and improve general health. Whether it's to get stronger, loosen up, or just get moving, give it a try!

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  5. SENIOR SHUTTLE TO GRASSFIELDS FOR LUNCH

    May 17, 11:30 AM

    Come join us when travel to the Wal-Lex Shopping Center in Waltham. Lunch is on your own at Grassfields, Steak & Seafood. After you will have time to visit the shops. They have a T.J. Max, the Paper Store, Payless Shoes, and Olympia Sports.

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Town Calendar

  1. Policy Subcommittee Meeting

    May 17, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Innovation Lab, 3rd Floor, Phillips Building

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  2. Neighborhood Meeting

    May 17, 7:00 PM

    Eversource and National Grid will be hosting a meeting in the Council Chamber, Administration Building, 149 Main Street, Watertown, MA, in order to provide an overview of underground construction projects both companies have slated for 2017 in and around your neighborhood. The projects will involve construction along parts of Louise Street, the intersection of Louise and Arsenal Streets and the corridor of North Beacon Street between Louise Street and School Street. Representatives from both companies will be in attendance to provide a project overview and to answer questions related to construction.

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  3. Watertown Commission on Disabilities Meeting

    May 17, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Lower Hearing Room

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Town Clerk

  1. Election Commission Meeting

    October 20, 9:00 AM, 2016 - October 20, 2017, 12:00 PM @ Lower Hearing Room

    The purpose of this meeting is to test and seal the election equipment to be used at the General Municipal Election, Tuesday, November 7, 2017. The public is invited.

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