The Newton Highlands Community Development Corporation is a self-supporting, nonprofit organization that initiates, facilitates and sponsors activities designed to foster a vital sense of community in Newton Highlands. The Hyde Community Center serves as a catalyst for community-building–introducing Highlands residents to each other and giving people an opportunity to work together on programs and activities serving the diverse interests of members of the Newton Highlands neighborhood. The Center collaborates with other community-building organizations in the Highlands to offer activities that are located not only at the Center itself, but elsewhere, in Newton and beyond. The Center is more than a building–it is the Heart of the Highlands.

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Summer in the Highlands August 3rd and 5th

Hyde Playground Garden Funded by the Hyde Community Center and Planted by Barbara Darnell.

This weekend at Hyde Playground Friday August 3rd at 6:00 the Soft Touch Dance Band playing Big Band Music. At dusk the outdoor movie Groundhog Day.

Sunday August 5th Commonwealth Shakespeare Company performing Henry VI Part III at 7:30

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Shakespeare in the Park Hyde Playground Bandstand Sunday July 29th 7:30

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Hyde Playground Bandstand Commonwealth Shakespeare will perform Henry VI Part II Sunday July 29th at 7:30.

The battle for the English crown continues.  As tensions rise between York and Lancaster it is unclear who has the right to the throne. With the Duke of York gaining support, who will ultimately reach power and glory: the Duke or King Henry VI?

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Music & Movie July 27th and Shakespeare in the Park July 29th

Friday July 27th at 6:00 the Black Velvet Band playing Irish music will perform at 6:00 at Hyde Playground. Followed by the movie Back to the Future 2 at dusk.

On Sunday July 29th at 7:30 Commonwealth Shakespeare Company will be performing Henry the VI part II at Hyde Bandstand.

 

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Summer in the Highlands for July 13th

Tonight Friday July 13th at 6:00 the jazz band the Gringo Kings will be playing at 6:00. Followed up by the outdoor movie Despicable Me 3 at dusk.

Next Friday July 20th we will have the Stardust Band at 6:00 and the movie at dusk is Back to the Future.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Last day of school June 22nd spend it at Hyde Playground with a concert and movie

The last day of school is today (June 22nd) spend the night at Hyde Playground with a concert and movie.

The great oldies band the Reminisants play at 6:00 and the movie Paddington 2 plays at dusk.

 

 

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Newton Highlands Village Day Sunday June 10th

Newton Highlands Village Day

Village Day 2018 is SUNDAY, June 10!!!

The day begins with the 5K Road Race and Family Fun Run at 10:00 AM, followed by the festival from 11-4.   Thanks to the generosity of our sponsors, all kid activities are FREE!  That includes bounce houses, caricatures, and face painting!  Plus, enjoy delicious food, enjoy two stages of live music, amazing magicians, and much more!

Come for the run and stay for the fun!

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See you Sunday, June 10!

10:00 – 11:00 Road Race (onsite registration 8-9:30 AM, awards ~11:00)   Hyde Center
11:00-4:00 Village Day:  Activities, Music, Vendors, Food  Lincoln Street
11:00-2:30 Magicians:  Constantine & Charlie near Indulge!
11:00-3:00 Music:  Chris Pitts Jam Session with Wes Wirth (bass), Josh Raymond (drums), and Yuki Kanesaka (keyboard), Chris Pitts (sax) East Stage
11:15-11:25 Opening remarks: Mayor Ruthanne Fuller West Stage
11:30-12:30 Music:  Stacey Peasley Band   (children’s music) West Stage
12:30-1:00 Dance:  Paulette’s Ballet Studio East Stage
1:00-2:00 Music: Studio Two(Beatles tribute band) West Stage
3:00-4:00 Music:  Tal Shalom-Kobi  East Stage
2:00-3:30 Music: The Fifth Division (classic rock) West Stage
3:30-4:00 Music:  Highlands Conservatory (students from the Newton Highlands music school perform) West Stage

Locations:

  • East Stage (JAZZ): In front of Fleck Coffee
  • West Stage (YOUTH/ROCK): In front of Congregational Church
  • Magicians:  In front of Walnut Market
  • Hyde Center:  90 Lincoln Street
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June 8th Studio 2 Beatles Band at 6:00 and the movie Coco at dusk

Tonight June 8th at 6:00 Studio 2 Beatles Band will be playing at the Hyde Playground Bandstand and at dusk the family movie Coco will be shown.

 

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2018 Summer in the Highlands Schedule

The Hyde Community Center & Newton Highlands Neighborhood Area Council     

2018 Summer in the Highlands

All Movies and Concerts are free and take place outside on the Hyde Playground.

In case of rain, the entertainment moves inside the Hyde Gym. Bring blankets and beach chairs.                                   

June 8  6:00 p.m. Concert:  Studio 2  (Beatles Band) Dusk Movie: Coco                 

June 15 6:00 p.m. Concert: Soul Shakers (oldies & rock) Dusk Movie: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

June 22 6:00 p.m. Reminisants (oldies) Dusk Movie: Paddington 2

June 29 6:00 p.m. Specific Gravity, Dusk Movie: Ferdinand           

July 6th No Concert Have a Happy July 4th Weekend

July 13 6:00 p.m.  Concert: Gringo Kings (Jazz) Dusk Movie: Despicable Me 3

July 20 6:00 p.m.  Concert: Stardust Band (Rock) Dusk Movie: Back to the Future        

July 27 6:00 p.m. Concert: Black Velvet Band (Irish) Dusk Movie: Back to the Future 2

July 29 7:00p.m.   Shakespeare in the Park (Commonwealth Shakespeare)

August 3 6:00 p.m. Concert: Soft Touch Dance Band (Big Band) Dusk Movie: Groundhog Day

August 5 7:00 p.m. Shakespeare in the Park (Commonwealth Shakespeare)

August 10 6:00 p.m. Concert:  Crowes Pasture (Bluegrass) Dusk Movie: Frozen

August 17 6:00 p.m. Concert:  Legit Band (oldies rock) Dusk Movie: Early Man

August 24 6:00 p.m. Concert:  Dueling Piano Show with Justin Klosek and Chris Keenan, special guest Jeff Freedman, Dusk Movie: Big

August 31 No Concert Have a Happy Labor Day Weekend

September 7 6:00 p.m. Concert:  Loose Change (oldies, rock) Dusk Movie: Sherlock Gnomes

September 8   7:00 p.m.  Nomad Story Slam (community storytelling)

For more information contact : John Rice 617-201-7088 or director@hydecenter.org

Sponsors: Village Bank, Wholefoods, O’Hara’s Food and Spirits.

Shakespeare at the Hyde

 

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Newton Taiwan Day Saturday May 5th 11:00 to 3:00

‘Newton Taiwan Day’ Saturday May 5th:  Festivities kick off at 11:00 pm with a Dragon Dance starting at the Hyde Community Center, continuing down Lincoln which will be closed to traffic, and then back to the Hyde Center, 90 Lincoln Street, Newton Highlands. After the Dragon Dance the fun continues at the Hyde Playground, where there will be a dance performance, craft projects for kids, and cultural activities for adults.  There will be 50 booths and many give-aways.  Admission is free.  For more info, contact the Executive Director of the Hyde Center, John Rice at 617-201-7088 or director@hydecenter.org.

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Newton Highlands Soup Social Saturday February 10th 6:00 pm Hyde Community Center

Newton Highlands Soup Social Saturday February 10th 6:00 pm

Hyde Community Center 90 Lincoln Street Newton Highlands

Free Admission, Free Entertainment, Free Food, Come Join Us!

Featuring Strolling Magicians: Charlie, Jackson and Constantine

Open gym for kids & Delicious local hot soups and more

Sponsored by the The Hyde Community Center and the Newton Highlands Neighborhood Area Council.

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