Author Archives: John Rice

Hyde Community Center Campaign “Making a Difference in our Community”

Hyde Fundraising Making a Difference in our Community As 2020 ends please evaluate supporting the Hyde Community Center. Attached is our year-end appeal. Happy Holidays! The staff and trustees of the Hyde Community Center.

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Giving Tuesday and the Hyde Community Center

Dear friends and neighbors, Please donate during Giving Tuesday, the global movement of generosity on Tuesday, December 1 to support The Hyde Community Center. Since 1988 The Hyde Community Center, nicknamed The Heart of the Highlands, has been the center … Continue reading

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Thank You The Village Bank For The New Hyde Floor

While Covid-19 shutdown the Hyde from March to August we used that time to renovate our building. We sanded and stained all our walls, we removed many of  our window coverings and restored our windows. The largest improvement was that … Continue reading

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Hyde Playground Garden Planting

We planted 1,400 tulips in Hyde Playground Garden last weekend which will be blooming next May! Donations for the flowers came from Newton Community Pride, the Hyde Community Center and the Taipei Economic Culture Office in Boston. Barbara Darnell is … Continue reading

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Storytelling at Hyde Bandstand Saturday October 10th 2:00-4:00

Saturday Oct 10, 2- 4 pm  Outdoor Storytelling at Hyde Playground/Bandstand in Newton! Come listen to great stories, or, maybe get inspired and put your name in the hat to tell your personal, true 5-minute story (e.g. Moth style) on … Continue reading

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NHNAC Newton Trivia Contest & Hyde Renovations

The Newton Highlands Neighborhood Area Council is hosting a Newton trivia contest and wants people to participate. 20 winners will receive a gift card to a Newton Highlands business.  You don’t need to get all of the questions right to … Continue reading

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Summer in the Highlands 2021 :(

Studio 2 the Beatles cover band would have opened Summer in the Highlands 2020 tonight followed by thirteen concerts and movies, two plays and a story slam. Unfortunately based upon the COVID-19 pandemic we can not have Summer in the … Continue reading

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Hyde Playground Taiwan Garden

The Hyde Playground Taiwan Garden is in bloom with 1,200 tulips planted last fall by Barbara Darnell & Groot Gregory. Thank you Barbara and Groot! The garden is funded by the Hyde Community Center, The Taipei Economic Culture Office and … Continue reading

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Newton Highlands Soup Social February 8th 6:00

Newton Highlands Soup Social Saturday February 8th 6:00 pm. Hyde Community Center 90 Lincoln Street Newton Highlands. Free Admission, Free Entertainment, Free Food, Come Join Us! Open gym for kids and delicious hot soups, bread and ice cream! Sponsored by … Continue reading

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Newton Highlands Soup Social February 8th 6:00

Newton Highlands Soup Social Saturday February 8th 6:00 pm. Hyde Community Center 90 Lincoln Street Newton Highlands. Free Admission, Free Entertainment, Free Food, Come Join Us! Open gym for kids and delicious hot soups, bread and ice cream! Sponsored by … Continue reading

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