Meet filmmaker Sandra Jaffe at a screening of her powerful documentary “Our Mockingbird,”which concerns a collaborative production of Harper Lee’s iconic work “To Kill a Mockingbird” performed by two Birmingham, Alabama high schools – one black, one white. Discussion with the filmmaker will follow. The event is Monday at the Arsenal Center for the Arts at 7 p.m. Find out more here.
BAG IT Movie Showing
The movieBAG IT will be shown on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Watertown Public Library. The move is a light-hearted, yet piercing examination of the problem of overuse of throwaway plastics, particularly single-use plastic bags. See more here.
Discussion of the Book that Inspired "Fiddler"
On Tuesday at 7:30 p.m., the New Center for Arts & Culture and The Yiddish Book Center present a discussion between Yiddish literature experts and authors Jeremy Dauber and Aaron Lansky, on Dauber’s new biography of Sholem Aleichem. Aleichem was the creator of Tevye the Dairyman, the stories that inspired Fiddler on the Roof, one of the world’s most beloved musicals. See details here.
Kids Can Make a Gross Halloween Craft
Learn how to make disgusting creations to gross out your friends just in time for Halloween on Wednesday at 4 p.m. We’ll make used band-aids, used q-tips, and eyeballs. Registration is required. Find out more here.
Jungle Jim Halloween Show
On Thursday at 3:30 p.m., the Watertown Library hosts an activity focusing on Halloween safety and fun featuring mad scientist Jungle Him. He presents challenges to prepare children for the adventure that is Halloween. For grades K to 5. No registration. See more here.