November 19, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Community Room Needham Free Public Library
Women In World Jazz brings together women of different nationalities with extensive experience in performance and education. The music is easy to relate to, diverse, and danceable. All members of the group are accomplished musicians playing a variety of musical styles ranging from Jazz to world/ethnic. Our international roster directly influences the choice of repertoire. The music and dance we’re featuring are from Cuba, Brazil, Cape Verde, Japan, and the Middle East. The program is an educational, family-friendly presentation that allows audience participation for all ages. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Needham Library.
November 19, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
The show is hosted by John MacGillivray and Kyle Toto.
Listen to "Sound Off" on WRKO AM 660 about issues and events that concern veterans. With only 0.5% of the population currently serving in the military, it is important to get the word out not only to veterans but the public as well about issues, events, benefits, services, etc. for veterans and their families.
November 20, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Instructor: Scott Brumit
5 week session
Instructor: Sandi Levy
** Strict Class Maximum of 14 **
Continuing students need to register every session.
Students must be able to get up and down to and from the floor with ease.
November 20, 9:30 AM
November 20, 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Instructor: Pearl Pressman
This exercise class is designed to accommodate mature individuals of various fitness levels. This seated class includes a thorough warm-up, strength training exercises using light hand weights, and gentle stretching exercises to increase flexibility and reduce muscle tension.
November 20, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Storytime RoomNeedham Public Library
Join Cici Hunt in this fun-filled music and movement class for children 2-5 years of age and their caretakers. Registration is required, with a maximum of 20 children and caregiver, and starts approximately two weeks before this event. Please sign up for only one session a month so that others may have an opportunity to participate in this program.Funding for Music Enrichment Programs provided by the Friends of the Needham Public Library.
November 20, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Instructor: Manny Correia
November 20, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Advanced sign-up is required by calling The Center at 781.755.4555
November 20, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Contact Person: Paul 617.759.1568
November 20, 1:15 PM - 2:00 PM
Pearl Pressman -- Researchers no longer believe that losing mental capacity is an inevitable part of
the aging process. This fun and unique class is a combination of specific activities designed to improve your memory, reasoning, conceptualization, language and problem-solving skills.
November 20, 5:00 PM
November 20, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
This class will involve dynamic, bilateral movement and physical brain activities to improve stability, total body coordination, speed, spatial awareness, endurance, and flexibility.
November 20, 7:00 PM @ Charles River Room
November 20, 7:00 PM @ Memorial Park - Field House
Memorial Park Trustees
Meeting Monday, November 20, 2017, at 7:00 pm
The tentative agenda is as follows:
1. Approve the minutes of the meetings on October 2 and 12, 2017.
2. Report on Veteran's Day ceremonies.
3. Exchange Club's Special Events Request to use fieldhouse for citrus sale.
4. Thanks to Exchange Club for work on Gazebo.
5. Needham Baseball/Softball Special Events Request.
6. Building Project update - and preparation for 11/29 Neighborhood Meeting.
7. Trash Update.
8. Anything else to properly come before the Trustees.
November 20, 7:30 PM
November 21, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Story Time RoomNeedham Free Public Library
Terrific Toddlers, for children 1-2 years old and their caregivers uses stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, rhythm and sensory activities to help young walkers learn vocabulary and develop gross motor skills.
November 21, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Story Time RoomNeedham Free Public Library
Babies and their adult caregivers explore the rhythms and paterns of speech with songs, lap games and a story or two.
November 21, 1:45 PM - 2:00 PM
Classes include: sculpting, zentangling, coloring, decoupaging.
November 21, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
November 21, 5:30 PM @ Community Room
Agenda for Needham Commission on Disabilities
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 530 pm
In the Community Room of the Needham Public Library
1. Guests – (530 pm) Public Facilities Construction Department will
present the design for the new Memorial Park Building.
2. Chairperson’s Report
- Report back on North Attleboro COD conference
- Review proposed letter to encourage grant submissions
- Report on advocacy calls
- Discuss grant request for accessible swing at Greene’s Field
- Discuss proposal for NCOD to give annual award
3. Read minutes from the October 17, 2017 NCOD meeting
4. ADA Liaison Report
- report on budget meeting
5. Liaison to the School Department Update
6. Handicapped Parking Update
7. Emergency Management Program Committee and Downtown Streetscapes Update
8. Accessible Pedestrian Signals and other compliance issues
9. Planning for the next NCOD meeting – December 19, 2017
November 21, 6:00 PM
November 21, 7:30 PM - 8:45 PM @ Community RoomNeedham Free Public Library
This year marks the centennial anniversary of the birth of John F. Kennedy. Dr. Hylander will be discussing the life, politics and legacy of JFK, covering such topics as Civil Rights, Khrushchev and Cuba, the Vietnam War, and much more. This is the second of four lectures in this series, and is sponsored by the Library Foundation of Needham.
November 22, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Story Time RoomNeedham Free Public Library
Child’s Play is a drop-in program for children 0-2 years and their caregivers. The songs, rhymes, lap games and books in this program will promote rhythm, coordination and verbal skills in young children as well as bonding between child and caregiver.
November 22, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ CATH Cinema
Stonewall Uprising explores the dramatic event that launched a worldwide rights
movement. When police raided a Mafia-run gay bar, the Stonewall Inn, in the
Greenwich Village section of New York City on June 28, 1969, the street erupted
into violent protests that lasted for the next six days. The Stonewall riots, as they
came to be known, marked a major turning point in the modern gay civil rights
movement in the United States and around the world.
November 22, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Hosted by Springwell Healthy Living
November 22, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Craft Room - Children's LibraryNeedham Free Public Library
Drop-In for age appropriate Make-N-Take Crafts!
November 23, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Listen to Veteran's Voice Radio every Thursday night on 95.9 WATD FM radio hosted by Gregg Brasso from Marshfield, MA.
The show includes discussion on veterans' topics such as: Careers, Housing, Family Services, Education, G.I. Bill, Government Benefits, Women's Veterans Issues, and Stories from Veterans.
November 24, 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM
November 24, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Community Room Needham Free Public Library
After years at the top of the racing game, Lightning McQueen is determined to show the younger, faster cars like rookie Jackson Storm that he still belongs on the track. After he is pushed out of the scene by faster cars, Lightning teams up with a clever young race technician with Piston Cup dreams. Using inspiration from the legendary Hudson Hornet, Lightning works harder than ever to prove that he still has what it takes! Our Annual Alternative to Shopping Movie Presentation, sponsored by the Needham Free Public Library.
November 24, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ CATH Cinema
Rated "PG" -- This Hollywood drama is based on the events of the Apollo 13 lunar mission, astronauts Jim Lovell (Tom Hanks), Fred Haise (Bill Paxton) and Jack Swigert (Kevin Bacon) find everything going according to plan after leaving Earth’s orbit. However, when an oxygen tank
explodes, the scheduled moon landing is called of. Subsequent tensions within the crew and numerous technical problems threaten both the astronauts’ survival and their safe return to Earth.
November 25, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Young Adult RoomNeedham Free Public Library
Come and meet people who are interested in the Pokémon Card Game. Exchange cards and build up your decks! This will occur in the Young Adult Room on the second floor, and is sponsored by the Needham Free Public Library.
November 25, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Community Room
For children ages 5-9 years old with Lyn Jekowsky.. Please bring a yoga mat or beach towel and a water bottle.