Mills Field 96 Gould St, Needham, MA02494 A basketball court, tennis courts and a youth baseball diamond all beckon visitors to Mills Field on Gould Street. Other…More amenities include a picnic area with grills and a playground that is suitable for ages 3-6.
Cricket Field Hillside Ave & Sunnyside Rd, Needham, MA02494 Cricket Field features two multi-purpose fields, a half basketball court and a playground suitable for kids ages 3 to 5.…More Several soccer goals are also present on the fields. Dogs are permitted, but owners are asked to keep pets on a leash, walk them along the perimeter and clean up after them. Parking can be found on Sunnyside Road.
Greene's Field Pickering St & Great Plain Ave, Needham, MA02492 Efforts in recent years by dedicated residents have thus far saved Greene's Field from being demolished. Due to the…More park's sparing, visitors here have the opportunity to take in a Little League game, take part in a pick-up game of basketball or make use of the area's open field. The site also includes a large playground (designed for ages 7 to 12) and a picnic area. In addition, gaslights dot a walking path near the edge of the park. Motorists must park on Pickering Street.
St. Bartholomew Parish 1180 Greendale Ave, Needham, MA02492 St. Bartholomew Parish is a Catholic Church with services led by Father Philip McGaugh. Sacrament of Reconciliation is…More offered on Saturdays from 3:15pm - 3:45pm or by appointment, and baptisms are performed on the first Sunday of the month. St. Bartholomew's is currently involved in "ARISE: Together in Christ," a three-year program in which the Archdiocese of Boston is also participating. Additionally, the church offers several religious education programs for children and teens, as well as soccer and basketball programs. A book club, prayer group, senior social club, choir and adult education classes are also offered.
Originally a mission of parishes in Roxbury, Newton Upper Falls and Natick in the 1800s, St. Joseph Parish has grown…More into its own as a highly attended church on Highland Avenue. The Rev. Michael Lawlor leads a 4 p.m. vigil on Saturdays, as well as services on Sunday at 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Services are also conducted Monday through Friday at both 6:50 a.m. and 9 a.m.
The church sponsors several special events and fundraisers throughout the year. Among them are St. Joseph's Christmas Bazaar, the Golf Tournament, apple picking in September and a spring auction.
Women are invited to the church to take part in the WINGS (Women in God's Spirit) group as well as the Women's Guild. Men, meanwhile, can join the local Knights of Columbus, while teens will find a basketball league, Relay for Life, Youth Circle and Youth Teaming with Justice and Peace Committee. For children, the church offers a grades 5 to 8 basketball league, Boy Scout and Girl Scout meetings, and a toddler's playgroup.