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Discovering the works of artist Mary Cassatt

Next Monday artist and founder of Art Matters Jane Blair is returning to Waterstone at Wellesley to continue her art exploration series with a discussion on the American painter Mary Cassatt. Cassatt, born in 1844, was one of the leading women of French Impressionism. 

‘Annie Get Your Gun’ and antique appraisals

Next week at Waterstone at Wellesley, we’re excited to host a musical performance of songs from “Annie Get Your Gun,” and a special “What’s it Worth?” event with Duncan Gray, president of the Sandwich Auction House.

Film critic to discuss ‘Arsenic and Old Lace’

Film critic Dan Kimmel will visit Waterstone at Wellesley this weekend to discuss the classic, dark comedy, “Arsenic and Old Lace.”

‘Long Lives, the New Reality’ lecture series to begin

As part of our ongoing commitment at Waterstone at Wellesley to provide quality lectures and entertainment to our residents and the public, we will be hosting a new series called “Long Lives, the New Reality.”

The series is presented by Susan Sprecher, co-producer of PBS’s Coming of Age in Aging America, and will start with “Rethinking Old Age,” on Monday, Oct. 6.

Busy weekend of activities

We hope you don’t already have plans for the weekend, because we’re hosting some great events at Waterstone at Wellesley!

On Saturday, pianist Alan Pearlmutter and clarinetist Linda Poland will perform Jewish songs in a program they call Yiddishkeit to celebrate Rosh Hashanah, which begins today and ends Friday evening. For those who don’t know Yiddishkeit can be translated to mean, “Jewish character or quality,” or “Jewish way of life.”

A focus on Chagall

Film critic to discuss Chaplin film ‘City Lights’

Fans of silent movie star Charlie Chaplin will want to visit Waterstone this Sunday to listen in on a fascinating lecture about Chaplin’s film, “City Lights.”

Film critic Dan Kimmel, a former Boston correspondent for Variety who taught film at Suffolk University, is visiting on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. to discuss the 1931 film.

Fun-filled week of events

If you’re searching for a local activity in Wellesley next week, consider one of the fun events we have planned here at Waterstone. Nearly every day next week, we’re hosting a performance or informational lecture, all open to the public.

On Sunday, Steve Lanzillotta is visiting on

Jazz up your Sunday afternoon

Join us this Sunday at Waterstone at Wellesley for a free, afternoon jazz performance by the talented saxophonist Brian Kane.

Kane, who’s no stranger to Waterstone, is a music educator as well as a performer, teaching classroom music in both public and private schools for more than a decade.

Waterstone staff gets soaked for ALS Ice Bucket Challenge