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Needham rings in the holiday season

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff December is filled with many festive events. Many towns celebrate by lighting a tree, but few can be said to be as iconic as Needham’s Blue Tree lighting. On Saturday, December 7, prior to lighting of the Blue Tree, Needhamites celebrated with a party in Powers...
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Veteran Sahagian visits High Rock School

By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff Each year, the United States celebrates Veterans Day. There are parades and ceremonies, and sometimes even a day off from work or school. But for kids, particularly those growing up now, it is sometimes easy to forget the sacrifices our veterans have made. Count the students at the High Rock...
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‘We Did It for You!’ coming soon

The musical "We Did It for You!" is more than just something to entertain people. “It offers a multi-century parade of feminine genius and courage, and does it with humor and fun,” says Paul Williams, the Oscar-winning songwriter. Written by Thea Iberall, "We Did It for You!" is a charming musical that tells of the...
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Seven Eagle Scouts recognized in Needham

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On Thursday, August 15, Troop 10 celebrated an Eagle Scout Court of Honor for seven of their recent Eagle Scouts at Powers Hall in the Town Hall. Those Eagle Scouts included Cyrus Kurd, Justin Rocco Ochalla, Andrew McCaffrey Atallah, Kevin Patrick Grady, Andrew Patsios, Daniel Stephen Habermas and Nicholas Peter Savage. Scoutmaster John Reichard...
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CRBA performing at New Years Needham

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Forty-one students, ages 8-18, from Needham’s classical ballet school, Charles River Ballet Academy (CRBA), will perform on the Needham Town Hall stage on December 31 at 3:15 p.m. as part of New Years Needham. The performance will feature classical pieces from “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” and “Giselle and Coppelia,” as well as...
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Charles River Ballet performing at New Year

Forty-four students from Needham’s classical ballet school, Charles River Ballet Academy, will perform on the Needham Town Hall stage on December 31 at 1:30 p.m. as part of New Years Needham. The performance will feature classical pieces from "Sleeping Beauty," "Graduation Ball," and "Giselle," as well as original choreography to the music of Pachelbel, the...
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Charles River Ballet performing at New Year

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Forty-four students from Needham’s classical ballet school, Charles River Ballet Academy, will perform on the Needham Town Hall stage on December 31 at 1:30 p.m. as part of New Years Needham. The performance will feature classical pieces from "Sleeping Beauty," "Graduation Ball," and "Giselle," as well as original choreography to the music of...
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Great Hall Performance Series kicks off

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Orion Ensemble to play Needham

The Needham Concert Society presents the Orion Ensemble in concert on Sunday, March 19 at 3 p.m., at the First Baptist Church of Needham, 858 Great Plain Avenue in Needham. Admission is $20 for adults, $15 for seniors, and students admitted free. Tickets are available at the door or by contacting the society. The program ​consists...
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Conductorless Orchestra to play Powers Hall

The Olin Conductorless Orchestra, the nation’s only collegiate ensemble to perform without a conductor, will offer a free public concert in Needham Saturday, December 17, from 8 – 10 p.m. The concert will take place in Powers Hall in Needham Town Hall, 1471 Highland Ave.   The orchestra will perform music for the theater by Mozart, Gershwin...
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‘Beautiful and Bizarre’ to be screened at Needham Town Hall

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff

The Needham Historical Society will screen the premier of “Beautiful & Bizarre: William Baker’s Ridge Hill Farms,” a documentary film that “examines the visionary and eccentric personality that produced one of the country’s first amusement parks,” which was located in Needham.

The free screening will...

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Asylum Quartet plays Needham concert series

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff

The saxophone quartet Asylum Quartet kicked off the second half of the 2015-16 Great Hall Concert Series with a performance on Saturday night that included Needham student musicians.

The concert packed Powers Hall on the second floor of Needham Town Hall and the ensemble showcased...

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Asylum Quartet to play Needham Great Hall Concert

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff On Saturday, March 5, the Great Hall Concert Series will kick off the second half of its 2015-16 slate with a performance by Asylum Quartet, a horn ensemble performing classical music. The concert will begin at 8 p.m. in Powers Hall on the second floor of Needham Town Hall,...
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Rep. Garlick delivers Needham ‘Report to the Community’

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By Ethan Lee Hometown Weekly Intern On Feb. 1, State Representative Denise Garlick delivered a report, titled “2015: The Year in Review/2016: The Year in Preview,” to the community at Needham Town Hall. All Needham residents were invited to this event, which displayed Rep. Garlick’s many actions in the past year, as well as...
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