Five Things to Try in Watertown in 2018

It’s that time of year again, when we scout around for new and fun things to try all around Watertown in the New Year! Luckily there’s never a shortage of options around town, whether it’s sampling new kinds of cuisine, trying a new fitness regimen, or taking a cooking class. Here are 5 things to check out in 2018:

LEARN something new about everything to do with TV production, at the amazing series of workshops offered by Watertown Cable Access Television! Topics range from the basics of TV pre- and post-production to digital video editing, news production, audio, lighting, and more. Get details and workshop dates on their website.  

TRY your hand at Middle Eastern cuisine and take a cooking class at Kareem’s Restaurant! Owner Ahmad Yasin will teach you how to make delicious Arabic dishes that range from meat-heavy to vegetarian to vegan, all from the freshest local ingredients! Best of all, he’ll work with your budget and customize a class suited to your personal preferences. Head to the website for details and sign-up info.  

BOX your way into a new level of fitness with the team at GymIt Watertown! Their Everybody Fights program, exclusive to this location, combines traditional boxing training with high-intensity interval training. It’s super challenging and a ton of fun – check it out! More info on their website.  

EXPLORE a new part of the world with the experts at Andean Treks! This Watertown-based travel company specializes in the Galapagos, Ecuador, Patagonia, and Peru, and has been leading customized trips to these amazing places since 1980. What are you waiting for? Get to their website and start planning!

SUBMIT your artwork for display at the Dorothy and Charles Mosesian Center for the Arts! If you enjoy creating in the visual arts realm and think you might want to share your work, the Mosesian Center hosts juried shows throughout the year, charging just $10 per submission (limit 10 per show). Head to their website to find out guidelines and deadlines for upcoming shows in 2018.