Needham Historical Society Needham Historical Society, Needham Massachusetts 02492

Calendar & Events, 2013-2104

All Programs take place at the Needham Historical Society’s Upper Falls Schoolhouse (1147 Central Avenue), and are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted.

Join our Book Group!  Good books, and good conversation.


OCTOBER 6, Sunday, 11 am to 3 pm – Needham’s Walk thru History
It’s FREE!  Maps and information at

NOVEMBER 24, Sunday, 1 pm  –  Just Who Do You Think You Are?
A genealogy workshop – to get you started, or to keep you going!

DECEMBER 8, Sunday, 2 to 4 pm  –  Holiday Open House

FEBRUARY 1, Saturday, 7:30 to 10 pm  –  The WINTER SOCIAL – We’re Going Country Again!  Great Food and Drink, Dancing, and More!

FEBRUARY 9, Sunday, 1 pm  –  Midnight Ride, Industrial Dawn:  Paul Revere and the Growth of American Enterprise.
Rob Martello, Olin College.  Dr Martello talks about Revere’s other life – as manufacturer and innovator.

MARCH 9, Sunday, 2 pm  –  Vikings on the Charles ~ or, the Strange Saga of Dighton Rock, Norumbega, and Rumford Double-Acting Baking Powder. Gloria Greis, Needham Historical Society.  At North Hill, 865 Central Avenue.
Was Vinland really in Newton? Why we were invaded by Vikings (briefly) in the 19th century.
Sponsored by North Hill.

APRIL 5, Saturday, 9 am to 2 pm –  32nd Annual Pansy Day!  Come celebrate Spring, and Needham’s Official Flower!
We will have Kid’s activities, workshops, the Gift Shop, the Schoolhouse Cafe, and of course, Pansies!
Why Pansies?

MAY 8, Thursday, 6 to 9 pm – The Needham Historical Society Annual Meeting. At the Needham Golf Club.  An Appraisal Evening with Douglas W. Stinson of Carl W. Stinson, Auctioneers and Appraisers.  For more information and Tickets –


We thank our Program Sponsor, North Hill

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