The Needham Exchange Club is pleased to announce the following events providing a celebration of the 4th of July in Needham, while also thanking those in the first line of response during the COVID-19 public health crisis:
Go 4th and Decorate: House decorating contest in celebration of 4th of July. Residents are invited to show their patriotism by decorating their house and sending a photo of it by July 3rd to firstname.lastname@example.org to be judged by the club. Submissions must provide name, address and the photo in the email.
Field of Flags: 500 Stars and Stripes flags in five rows honoring First Responders will be displayed on Memorial Park beginning on July 1st.
Retrospectives on the 4th of July in Needham: Go to TNC 2019 Parade Coverage for a video of Needham’s 2019 4th of July Grand Parade. On the 4th the Needham Channel will be showing “Classics of TNC Past: The 4th of July” followed by an old fireworks and parade throughout the day on the Community and HD Channels, including the HD stream at needhamchannel.org. Check needhamchannel.org for announcements and schedule updates.
Town Vehicle Procession: On the morning of July 4th at around 9:00 AM there will be a procession of Town and Municipal Vehicles beginning at the Town Common, proceeding along May Street to Webster Street, then along Webster to Highland Avenue where the procession will head back along Highland Avenue towards the Town center. The public is invited to watch while maintaining the social distancing guidelines currently in effect. Private vehicles will not be permitted to participate.
Happy 4th of July Flyover: Late morning on the 4th there will be (weather permitting) a flyover of Needham pulling a banner wishing Needham a Happy 4th of July.
Ringing of the Bells: Mid-Day on the 4th Needham houses of worship will simultaneously ring their bells to celebrate the 4th of July and the service of all our First Responders.
Who is the Needham Exchange Club?
As a member of America's National Service Organization, the Needham Exchange Club has been serving Needham since 1947.
All proceeds from our fund raisers go directly back into the Town of Needham by way of our many projects and events that reach out to every member of our community.
The Needham Exchange Club meets on the first and the third Thursday of the month, September through June. Meetings include socializing, dinner and a speaker on a topic of general interest.
Membership in the Needham Exchange Club is open to anyone with an interest both in Needham and community service.
To contact us:
The Exchange Club of Needham