Schedule

New Years Needham
December 31, 2015
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9:00 AM
9:00 AM — Chinese Lantern Display — Town Common

Watch as they become even more dramatic against the night sky. More…

9:30 AM
9:30 AM — Keith Munslow — Masonic Hall

Music/Storytelling – Ages 3+ More…

10:00 AM
10:00 AM — Magic of The Steelgraves — Needham Library

Their spectacular magic show features adorable animals, unique and amazing illusions More…

10:30 AM
10:30 AM — Keith Munslow — Masonic Hall

Music/Storytelling – Ages 3+ More…

11:15 AM
11:15 AM — Magic of The Steelgraves — Needham Library

Their spectacular magic show features adorable animals, unique and amazing illusions More…

Noon
12:00 PM — Needham Dance Theatre — Town Hall Powers Hall

Dance Performance – Journey Thru America More…

12:00 PM — Chris Bolter — Masonic Hall

Magician
(Ages 3+) More…

12:30
12:30 PM — Tanglewood Marionettes: Hansel and Gretel — St. Joe’s
Kennedy Gym

Marionette performance More…

1:00
1:00 PM — Outrageous Fortune — Christian Science Church

Acoustic vintage jazz and blues trio More…

1:00 PM — Chris Bolter — Masonic Hall

Children’s magician
(Ages 3+) More…

1:15
1:15 PM — O’Shea-Chaplin Academy of Irish Dancing — Town Hall Powers Hall

Step dancers More…

1:30
1:30 PM — Karen K & The Jitterbugs — Needham Library

Bug Out! with Karen K and her imaginary friends, the Jitterbugs More…

2:00
2:00 PM — Outrageous Fortune — Christian Science Church

Acoustic vintage jazz and blues trio More…

2:00 PM — Branches Steel Drum Band — Congregational Church

The band performs traditional Calypso music of Trinidad, Barbados, Greneda, Antigua and Monserrat More…

2:00 PM — Rhythmic Dreams — Town Hall Powers Hall

Exciting, innovative “Wizard of Oz” themed presentation with hoops, balls, ribbons, acrobatic skills and extreme flexibility. More…

2:00 PM — James Michael — Center at the Heights

“Melodies of Memories and Miracles Broadway Classics” More…

2:30
2:30 PM — Tanglewood Marionettes: Hansel and Gretel — St. Joe’s
Kennedy Gym

Marionette performance More…

3:00
3:00 PM — Branches Steel Drum Band — Congregational Church

The band performs traditional Calypso music of Trinidad, Barbados, Greneda, Antigua and Monserrat More…

3:30
3:30 PM — Fermata Nowhere — Christian Science Church

NHS Female
a cappella group More…

3:30 PM — Odaiko New England — Masonic Hall

Japanese Taido Drumming – All ages More…

3:30 PM — Charles River Ballet — Town Hall Powers Hall

Dance Performance More…

4:00
4:00 PM — Great Plain Squares — Unitarian Church

Have fun with fast-paced energizing square dancing. No experience needed. More…

4:30
4:30 PM — West Newton Ceili Band — Christian Science Church

Irish Music More…

4:30 PM — Jam Sandwich — Congregational Church

Light Rock Cover Band More…

5:00
5:00 PM — Melodious Funk — Masonic Hall

Funk/soul band More…

5:30
5:30 PM — Chelsea Berry — Congregational Church

Energetic rock/folk/pop More…

6:00
6:15
6:15 PM — Longwood Opera — Christian Science Church

We will present opera arias and ensembles that will be sure to delight young and old More…

7:00
7:00 PM — The Payne Killers — Masonic Hall

R&B music More…

7:00 PM — Jon Stetson — Town Hall Powers Hall

Mentalist / Comedian
(Age 18+) More…

7:30
7:30 PM — Needham Concert Society — Congregational Church

Exciting and joyous chamber music More…

8:00
8:00 PM — Needham Community Theatre — Christian Science Church

Show tunes More…

8:00 PM — Oen Kennedy — Unitarian Church

Songwirter, singer, whistler More…

8:30
8:30 PM — Plugged In Teen Bands — Masonic Hall

Young rock musicians
(Ages 8-18) More…

9:00
9:00 PM — Carolyn Waters — Unitarian Church

Carolyn fuses blues, jazz, roots and other musical genres. More…

9:30
9:30 PM — Countdown Party at Powers Hall — Town Hall Powers Hall

The red-hot horn section of The Love Dogs in beautiful Powers Hall in Town Hall. (Ages 21+) The party runs from 9:30-12:30 and will include music, dancing, light food and a cash bar. $20 through Dec. 26th/$25 after Dec. 26th and at the door. More…

10:00
10:00 PM — Chris Pahud and The Rounders — Unitarian Church

Eclectic evening of folk music, poetry, and a touch of indie. More…

Masonic Hall
9:30 AM — Keith Munslow

Music/Storytelling – Ages 3+ More…

10:30 AM — Keith Munslow

Music/Storytelling – Ages 3+ More…

Noon — Chris Bolter

Magician
(Ages 3+) More…

1:00 — Chris Bolter

Children’s magician
(Ages 3+) More…

3:30 — Odaiko New England

Japanese Taido Drumming – All ages More…

5:00 — Melodious Funk

Funk/soul band More…

7:00 — The Payne Killers

R&B music More…

8:30 — Plugged In Teen Bands

Young rock musicians
(Ages 8-18) More…

Christian Science Church
1:00 — Outrageous Fortune

Acoustic vintage jazz and blues trio More…

2:00 — Outrageous Fortune

Acoustic vintage jazz and blues trio More…

3:30 — Fermata Nowhere

NHS Female
a cappella group More…

4:30 — West Newton Ceili Band

Irish Music More…

6:15 — Longwood Opera

We will present opera arias and ensembles that will be sure to delight young and old More…

8:00 — Needham Community Theatre

Show tunes More…

St. Joe’s
Kennedy Gym
12:30 — Tanglewood Marionettes: Hansel and Gretel

Marionette performance More…

2:30 — Tanglewood Marionettes: Hansel and Gretel

Marionette performance More…

Town Hall Powers Hall
Noon — Needham Dance Theatre

Dance Performance – Journey Thru America More…

1:15 — O’Shea-Chaplin Academy of Irish Dancing

Step dancers More…

2:00 — Rhythmic Dreams

Exciting, innovative “Wizard of Oz” themed presentation with hoops, balls, ribbons, acrobatic skills and extreme flexibility. More…

3:30 — Charles River Ballet

Dance Performance More…

7:00 — Jon Stetson

Mentalist / Comedian
(Age 18+) More…

9:30 — Countdown Party at Powers Hall

The red-hot horn section of The Love Dogs in beautiful Powers Hall in Town Hall. (Ages 21+) The party runs from 9:30-12:30 and will include music, dancing, light food and a cash bar. $20 through Dec. 26th/$25 after Dec. 26th and at the door. More…

Needham Library
10:00 AM — Magic of The Steelgraves

Their spectacular magic show features adorable animals, unique and amazing illusions More…

11:15 AM — Magic of The Steelgraves

Their spectacular magic show features adorable animals, unique and amazing illusions More…

1:30 — Karen K & The Jitterbugs

Bug Out! with Karen K and her imaginary friends, the Jitterbugs More…

Congregational Church
2:00 — Branches Steel Drum Band

The band performs traditional Calypso music of Trinidad, Barbados, Greneda, Antigua and Monserrat More…

3:00 — Branches Steel Drum Band

The band performs traditional Calypso music of Trinidad, Barbados, Greneda, Antigua and Monserrat More…

4:30 — Jam Sandwich

Light Rock Cover Band More…

5:30 — Chelsea Berry

Energetic rock/folk/pop More…

7:30 — Needham Concert Society

Exciting and joyous chamber music More…

Center at the Heights
2:00 — James Michael

“Melodies of Memories and Miracles Broadway Classics” More…

Unitarian Church
4:00 — Great Plain Squares

Have fun with fast-paced energizing square dancing. No experience needed. More…

8:00 — Oen Kennedy

Songwirter, singer, whistler More…

9:00 — Carolyn Waters

Carolyn fuses blues, jazz, roots and other musical genres. More…

10:00 — Chris Pahud and The Rounders

Eclectic evening of folk music, poetry, and a touch of indie. More…

Town Common
9:00 AM — Chinese Lantern Display

Watch as they become even more dramatic against the night sky. More…