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Park and Recreation hosting drive-in movie

On Saturday, July 18, Needham Park and Recreation is hosting a drive-in movie at Defazio Parking Lot. Those who would like to join in on this event can sign up at here. The drive-in event can be found under the New Summer 2020 tab. For $40 per car, the entire family can...

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Historic summer for Needham Sharks

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After growing in size from just 82 swimmers last summer to 105 this summer, more than half of which (59) qualified for the A Regional Championships, along with an 8-3 dual meet record in the Suburban Summer Swim League, it’s safe to call the summer of 2019 a successful one for the...
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Plugged In hosts Community Engage Evening

Needham Park and Rec, Foundation for Metrowest and the Plugged In Band Program joined together on October 20 to empower youth to help others On Saturday, October 20, the Plugged In Band Program in Needham held its Community Engage Evening. One of the most important aspects of Plugged In is the emphasis placed on showing students...
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A dash of Rosemary in Needham

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By Stephen Press Hometown Weekly Staff In late August of 2016, Hometown Weekly arrived at Rosemary Pool to take in the scene. "So many pools are holes in the ground, surrounded by concrete with an asphalt parking lot – could be anywhere," Patty Carey, director of Needham Park and Recreation, told the paper at the time....
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Park and Rec spearheading Clean-Up

Needham Park and Recreation and DPW Parks and Forestry are teaming up for Needham’s annual Fall Town-Wide Clean-Up Saturday, October 14. Individuals, families, clubs, groups, and teams are all invited to lend a hand to help keep Needham beautiful. Park and Recreation staff will be on hand at the Public Services Administration Building (500 Dedham...
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Park and Rec hosts summer fun

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[caption id="attachment_20557" align="alignright" width="300"]Matt Heaton (Toddlerbilly Troubadour). Matt Heaton (Toddlerbilly Troubadour).[/caption]Needham Park and Recreation held four free Children's Theatre events this summer on Tuesday afternoons at the Eliot Elementary School, sponsored by Parent Talk and Representative Denise Garlick. Each of the four events were attended...
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Rosemary and time in Needham

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By Stephen Press Hometown Weekly Staff When Rosemary Lake closed in 1969 due to issues with water quality, Needham Park and Recreation determined that a temporary pool was the answer. And so it was that Rosemary Pool was born in 1972. Almost half a century later, the "temporary" Rosemary Pool has finally reached the end of...
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Big Ryan’s tales thrill Needham kids

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By James Ensor Hometown Weekly Reporter Needham Park and Recreation presented Big Ryan, who told tall tales at the Children’s Theatre Program on Tuesday, August 2. The day featured original stories, puppets, some music, movement and lots of family fun. A rainy Tuesday afternoon gave the event some extra appeal to parents looking to...
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Needham Town-Wide Cleanup on Saturday

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff

Needham Park and Recreation and the Needham Department of Public Works Park and Forestry Division will hold the annual Town-Wide Cleanup on Saturday, April 2 from 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Supplies will be provided to participants from 8:30-11 a.m. at the Public Services Administration...

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