March 26, 2020
Need at home inspiration? Check out these local ideas.
We’ve assembled some of our favorite recommendations, resources and guides you might find helpful while at home with the whole fam!
Best Places to Walk near Watertown
It’s great to get outdoors but please remember to adhere to social distancing when leaving your house and exploring public areas. Here are some of our favorite local spots:
Or channel your inner creativity and chalk your local walk. Spread some kind words outside on your driveway or sidewalk.
For the Family
Watertown Free Public Library
While the Library is currently closed, you can still access books online via the E-Library. If you don’t have a library card, you can sign up for one online here and you will receive access to digital resources immediately. Please remember to return your E-Library books when you are finished as there are other people who would like to access these resources as well.
Watertown Boys & Girls Club
While the Watertown Boys & Girls Club is temporarily closed, check them out on Tic Tok at watertownbgc for a variety of fun ways to break up your day. Find out more on their Facebook account.
Crafts, Games, Activities & More.
Looking for new ideas? Check out these local mom resource pages full of ways to keep the children occupied.
Russo’s now delivers! Plus, for a spectacular price and selection of finest items Russo’s is offering “Boxed and Ready to Go” orders right into your trunk. Please remember, Senior Citizen hours are 6am-7:30am daily. For more information and to place your orders, click here.
At Home Health & Fitness
Join Watertown’s Artemis Yoga online for classes via Zoom conferencing. For more information click here.
Live stream with your fav teachers from Watertown’s Yoga Works here.
For additional virtual class options check out this list of Boston Magazine’s local recommendations.
Support the Arts
New Rep Theater
While the New Repertory Theater had to make a difficult decision to postpone and cancel their spring performance and events, you can still support by purchasing a 2020/2021 Subscription or make a donation to New Rep’s COVID-19 Relief Fun(d). For more information please visit their website OR find them on Facebook.
Watertown Food Pantry
Support the local Watertown Food Pantry, as needs increase due to the COVID-19 pandemic. You can mail your tax-deductible contributions or for more information on most needed items, please click here.
Mount Auburn Hospital
As a not profit, Mount Auburn Hospital relies on philanthropic support, especially at times like these. They have established a COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund to provide needed resources as they quickly and strategically respond to the community’s evolving needs. To make a donation, please click here.
Watertown Fire and Police Departments
To keep these departments safe, if you have any PPE or extra supplies (including gloves, masks, eye protection and disinfectant) you are able to donate, please contact EMS officer, Lieutenant Dave Meagher at 617-972-6516 or email@example.com. Any donations would be greatly appreciated.
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