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The Bluegrass Gospel Project at the Homegrown Coffeehouse
The Homegrown Coffeehouse launches our 34th season on Saturday, October 1, with one of the finest bluegrass bands in the country -- Unparalleled vocal harmonies, eclectic, stirring repertoire, and roots firmly planted in the bluegrass tradition create complex, inspiring music. This is the Bluegrass Gospel Project, a group thats been doing something special for over ten years: exploring and expanding the tradition of bluegrass gospel, from U2 to the Stanley Brothers, Sam Cooke to Steve Earle. The six members of the BGP bring decades of experience to the group. Taylor Armerding, the groups front man, mandolin player and singer, was a founder and lead singer for Northern Lights, the progressive bluegrass group that took the bluegrass world by storm in the 1980s. He was invited by Gene White, Jr. (fiddle) to form the group in 2001 along with Paul Miller (vocals, guitar), Steve Light (banjo, Dobro, guitar, vocals) and other notable musicians to do a one-time performance to a packed house on New Years Eve. The bands chemistry and the musics broad appeal was powerful beyond anyones expectations, and the group continued to perform, with Colby Crehan (female lead vocalist) and Kirk Lord (upright bass) joining the BGP in 2007. The groups natural on-stage abilities sweep the audience off their feet with smooth, blissful vocal work, seminal musicianship, and a camaraderie that few other bands exhibit. The Bluegrass Gospel Project at the Homegrown Coffeehouse, Saturday, October 1, at 8P.M. The Homegrown Coffeehouse is located at the First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, at the corner of Great Plain and Dedham Avenue in Needham center. There is free parking and wheelchair access. Admission is $22.00 / $17.00 students & seniors to benefit the Church. For more information, call (781) 444-7478,or visit us at www.uuneedham.org for directions, performer links, and advance tickets.

When: Oct 1, 2016 8pm to Oct 1, 2016 10:30PMin Needham Heights, MA
Cost: 17 - 22 USD

The Truth About Estate Planning

The Truth About Estate Planning: Rules for and Tools for Effective Estate Planning This class is designed to review some of the key estate planning topics covered in Estate Planning 101. It will review the basics of estate tax planning and creditor protection, as well as powers of appointment, trust protectors, and other techniques to provide the flexibility your spouse, and beneficiary will need. It will then cover two very important techniques to reduce income taxes on trust beneficiaries. One technique involves ensuring that trust assets get a step up in basis to the extent possible. The other will let your beneficiaries receive income from the trust without paying the significantly higher marginal rates on trustees. Anyone whose trust calls for school bus protections for their beneficiaries should attend this class. At the class, we will cover the steps necessary to implement these changes in your trust. The class is highly interactive; questions are welcome.  Participants will receive a loose leaf binder containing forms and checklists to begin their planning, or to review an existing plan.  The class is held in Suite 102 at 160 Gould St., Needham, MA.  It generally lasts about 1 ½ to 2 hours, depending on the level of interaction, and the number of questions. To inquire about the availability of late registrations, call 617-624-3350.  

When: Oct 11, 2016 6pm in Needham Heights, MA

Nuestra Noche - Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Join us for a celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month and learn about New York Life's ongoing efforts and commitment to the Latino community in the Boston Metro Area. 

When: Oct 12, 2016 6pm in Needham Heights, MA

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Charles River Landing 
300 Second Avenue
Needham, MA 02494

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About Needham, MA
The Town of Needham was founded in 1711 and is located in Norfolk County within the loop of the Charles River.

The famous artist Newell Convers Wyeth or better known as N.C. was born on October 22 1882 in the town of Needham and was raised on a small farm close by. Thirty of Wyeth's paintings are able to be seen in the town library.

Also visit the Needham Historical Society for other interesting facts about the town.