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Needham Junior Football and Cheerleading Holding Experience Open House

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff Needham Junior Football and Cheerleading will hold its annual Experience Open House on Saturday, May 7 at 2 p.m. at Needham High’s Memorial Field. The event is for football players and cheerleaders in grades 1-4. There will be coaches on hand to run the football players through fun drills...
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Needham Library to Celebrate Location’s 100th Anniversary

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff A few years ago, the Needham Library celebrated the 125th anniversary of the library system being introduced to the town. This April, the library will celebrate another important milestone, when it hosts a 100th anniversary party honoring the date that the library moved to its current location on the...
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Needham Churches Taking Part in Walk Away Homelessness Event

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff Family Promise MetroWest will host its seventh annual 5K Walk Away Homelessness on Saturday, April 9 beginning and ending at the Natick Common. The walk starts at 8:45 a.m. and there will be events running until 11. Among the local residents taking part in this annual event that raises...
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Needham’s T-10 Competes at Super Regionals

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff The Needham High robotics team T-10 (T minus 10) competed last weekend in the Super Regional East FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) competition at the University of Scranton in Scranton, Pa. The Needham team competed against 72 other groups of high schoolers from across the Eastern U.S. to earn 24...
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Kids build fun at Needham ‘Engineering Extravaganza’

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff

On Saturday at Newman Elementary School, Let’s Build Engineering Fun for Kids and the Needham Science Center hosted the first Engineering Extravaganza for families to participate in fun, hands-on activities that tested engineering knowledge and sparked creativity.

From artistic robots to a cantilever challenge...

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Town of Needham to ‘Go Red for Women’ on Friday

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff On Friday, Feb. 5, the Town of Needham and Beth Israel Deaconess - Needham (BID-Needham) will join forces to raise awareness about heart disease and strokes by wearing red. Needham will honor Go Red for Women Day, a program of the American Heart Association, which draws attention to the...
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Glee Club to perform ‘Singing Valentines’ in Needham and Wellesley

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After a very successful debut last year, the Highland Glee Club is excited for the return of its “Singing Valentine” program in Needham, Newton and Wellesley.

The group will send a group of singers to perform three classic love songs to your Valentine at his or her home, workplace,...

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Glee Club to perform ‘Singing Valentines’ in Needham and Wellesley

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After a very successful debut last year, the Highland Glee Club is excited for the return of its “Singing Valentine” program in Needham, Newton and Wellesley.

The group will send a group of singers to perform three classic love songs to your Valentine at his or her home, workplace,...

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Needham Students Are Off To See The ‘Wizard Of Oz’

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff The Needham Middle Schools Fine and Performing Arts Department is preparing to take audiences on a trip down the yellow-brick road next week with a performance of “The Wizard of Oz.” The musical will be performed on Friday, Feb. 5 and Saturday, Feb. 6 at 7:30 p.m. with a matinee...
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Needham Chef Preparing To Open Restaurant

BY JOSH PERRY (@Josh_Perry10)
Needham resident and noted American chef Rachel Klein has announced plans to open her first restaurant, RFK Kitchen, on Great Plain Ave. The current goal is to have the restaurant up and running by the spring. In the past few weeks, Klein and her partner, Francesco Melandri, have been...
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