Natick Community Services Recreation and Parks Department News

Issue Date: 
October, 2018
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Mondays - Thursdays
(unless otherwise specified)
2:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Cole Center, 179 Boden Lane
The Teen Center is the only drop-in program for all teens in grades 6 and up. Students can take charge of their afterschool activities in the gym, game room, and on the fields, where they can play, create, and share freely amongst their peers. Snacks are provided. Now open weekly Monday through Thursday (unless otherwise specified), the Teen Center offers a wide variety of programs and activities for students to participate in.
Free Teen Pass registration is required. To save time, pre-register online! For returning students, register online and bring last year’s pass with you. New students will receive a new pass on their first day.
Please Note: If pass is lost/missing, replacement cost is $5.
Transportation is provided for students at Wilson Middle School. The Natick Recreation and Parks van will pick up students in the front of the school at 2:30 pm each day. (Pickup is at 11:30 am on early release days)
Upcoming programs include personal finance basics, RAD self-defense, and many more! For the full list of programs, please subscribe to our mailing list & stay tuned for details on the Teen Center website.

Thursday, October 25
2:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Cole Center, 179 Boden Lane
Celebrate the 19th Annual Lights On Afterschool. Launched in October 2000, Lights On Afterschool is the only nationwide event celebrating afterschool programs and their important role in the lives of children, families, and communities. The Teen Center is hosting a field day, including games in the gym, game room, and fields (weather dependent). Snacks are provided. This event is FREE for students living in Natick and/or attending Natick schools. No pre-registration necessary.

Sponsored by Cognex
AGES 3 – K
(Program is geared to this age group)
Saturday, October 27
Starts at 12:00 pm at the Natick Common
The 20th annual town-wide Halloween Party will take place on the Common.
If you’re interested in volunteering or making a donation to help out the event, contact Aaron Friedman at 508-647-6530.