Mondays, 6:45-7:30 p.m. – Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) of Watertown meets at the Watertown Community Center. Info: Dory at (952) 200-8655 or Debbie at (952) 955-3079.
Tuesdays, 1 p.m. – The Watertown Senior Club meets every Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Watertown City Hall. All 55+ welcome. Info: (952) 955-2697.
Peace Lutheran midweek program
Wednesdays – JAM! Jesus and Me! is a program designed to help kids think bigger, better and grander thoughts about God! We care about sharing the gospel with your child and teaching them how to build Christian relationships with others. The afternoon will be a time for kids in grades 1-5 to grow in their own relationship with Jesus. We will be studying God’s Word, teaching kids how to apply it to their lives, having fun with arts/crafts, music, skits, games and a light supper! Please call or email Kathy Maas to register: 955-2936 or [email protected]
WEFC Children’s Program
Wed. evenings – We’d love your children to join us at Watertown Evangelical Free Church to learn and share about God! The evening is filled with stories, music, games and love for our Lord, Jesus Christ. Whether your child is in Hoppers (born on or before 9/1/11 and potty trained – Pre K) or JWJ – Journey with Jesus (K-6th grade) they will love the friendships they gain with their peers and joy they will feel learning and sharing about God. The program begins Sept. 25. All denominations welcome! See you there! Please call or email Jen Preston to register: 952-955-1068 or [email protected]
Free hot dinner at St. Paul’s
1st Thursday – Please join St. Paul’s Lutheran Church (505 Westminster Ave. SW in Watertown) once a month for a wonderful full course hot dinner. All are invited every first Thursday of the month. Info: 955-1498.
Fridays, 6:45 a.m. – The Tri-County Toastmasters Club meets at the Watertown Community Center near the south entrance. Improve your public speaking and communication skills. Info: Chuck Charnstrom at 952-955-2963
Community Thanksgiving Service
Wed., Nov. 27, 7:30 p.m. – Watertown’s Community Thanksgiving Service will be hosted this year by the Evangelical Free Church, 509 Jefferson Ave. SW. An offering will be received for the Friends for Life Food Shelf and Love INC Heartland. Canned goods may also be donated. A time of fellowship and refreshments will follow the service. All are welcome. For more information call 952-955-1745.
Beers for Rears Benefit
Sat., Nov. 30, 4-9 p.m. – The Beers for Rears benefit will take place at Chumly’s in Waconia. Silent auction: 4 to 9 p.m. Beer bust: 5 to 9 p.m. DJ Neon Jon: 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Raffles and more. All proceeds benefit colon cancer research. Info: getyourrearingear.com or 442-4904.
W-M Youth Wrestling
Mon., Dec. 2 – Watertown Mayer youth wrestling will start Monday, Dec. 2 . Ages pre k- 6th grade. Any questions please contact Brett Sweeney at 612-889-4831.
Day of Prayer
Thur., Dec. 5, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. – The Council of Catholic Women invite all area women to our annual Deanery Advent Day of Prayer to be held at Christ the King Retreat Center, 621 First Ave. S., Buffalo. The day beings with registration at 9 a.m. and ends at 3 p.m. The topic for the day will be “We Walk By Faith.” For reservations call Nancy at 763-682-1394.
Elim Christmas Boutique
Dec. 5-7 – All proceeds from the Elim Rehab and Care Christmas Boutique go to resident activities. Features gift baskets, homemade jewelry, ornaments, crafts, scarves, home decor, greeting cards, and a bake sale each day. Gift ideas for everyone! Thursday, Dec. 4, from noon to 4 p.m., Friday, Dec. 6, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturday, Dec. 7, from 9 a.m. to noon.
Christmas Madrigal Dinners
Dec. 5-7 – For a 19th and last time Watertown Evangelical Free Church is presenting its Christmas Madrigal Dinners. In the festive atmosphere of a medieval royal banquet hall, guests enjoy a delicious feast accompanied by mirth and entertainment, and concluding with the wondrous story of Christmas told through music and drama. Performances are Friday, Dec. 6 at 7 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 7 at 7 p.m.; and Sunday, Dec. 8 at 6 p.m. Tickets and reservations are required. Call Joy at 952-955-3250 after 5:30 pm or leave a voicemail during the day. She will return your call and confirm your reservation.
Santa Day in Watertown
Sat., Dec. 7, 9 a.m. – noon – Children can visit with Santa, write letters to Santa, shop at the Kid’s Holiday Shop, and other fun activities at the Watertown Community Center.
Sun., Dec. 8, 5-8 p.m. – St. Peter Lutheran Church of Watertown will be holding its third Nikolausabend. A complimentary buffet meal of mini bratwurst, baked chicken, mashed potatoes, spatzle, gravy corn, red cabbage, sauerkraut and homemade Christmas cookies will be available. Kids Christmas crafts, and a visit from Nikolaus will be included in the event. Attendees are asked to each bring either a toy or monetary donation for Toys for Tots and local families in need. Reservations recommended to 952-955-1679 or [email protected]
RCTC “Little Women” Auditions
Mon., Dec. 9, 6-9 p.m. – River City Theatre Company is excited to announce our winter 2014 production, Little Women! Open auditions will be held at the Watertown-Mayer Primary School. For information on the audition process and to sign up for an audition time, please visit www.rivercitytheatrecompany.org/littlewomenauditions/ or contact [email protected]
Women’s Winter Escape
Sun., Dec. 15, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. – The Montrose Royal Ambassador Committee invites you to attend the 2nd Annual Women’s Winter Escape, an expo style event, at the Montrose Community Center. Free admission, door prizes, and gift bags given to the first 50 women.
ICC Potluck Dinner
Sun., Dec. 15, 11:45 a.m. – Please join us for a “Food and Fellowship” pot luck luncheon immediately following the 10:30 a.m. mass. Enjoy a break from hectic holiday pace, some “old-fashioned” visiting time, a home cooked meal, and sing a few Christmas carols together. Serving begins at about 11:45 a.m.