Special Event: Explore Watertown's East End/Coolidge Square Shopping Area
Live Well Watertown
Watertown Recreation Department
The Historical Society of Watertown
Thursday, August 18, 2016
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
575 Mount Auburn Street
Watertown, MA 02472
Join co-facilitiators Audrey Jones Childs and Ilana Hardesty in front of Uncommon Grounds to learn about the history of the Coolidge Square shopping area. Proceed on a culinary/culture tour of Coolidge Square that will end at The Apartments at Coolidge School Auditorium with a presentation featuring the history of Watertown's East End and samples from area markets and eateries.
Ms. Jones is Vice President of the Historical Society of Watertown, a 3rd generation East End resident and a frequent lecturer on the history of Watertown.
Ms. Hardesty has taught healthy cooking programs in Greater Boston for many years and is now enrolled as a student in the Gastronomy Program at Boston University. In her first course, the Anthropology of Food, she was able to combine her food interests with her love of Watertown, where she has lived for almost 20 years, focusing on the history of Armenian settlement and foodways.
This event is partially funded by The Marshall Home Fund.