Norwood’s Centennial Celebration Events Calendar

1872 NORWOOD CENTENNIAL 1972

Official Schedule of Events

Saturday, January 15,1972

Grand Opening Norwood Centennial Headquarters in Norwood Town
Square,

Start of year-long sale of Centennial Commemorative Sterling Bronze
Coins by the Centennial Coin Committee. Sterling. $10. – Bronze.
$2.00 — Bronze in Lucite: $5.00. Sterling limited to 1000. (Town
Seal on reverse of Municipal Building).

Start of year-long sale of Commemorative Souvenirs by the Centennial
Souvent Committee. Pennants, pins, glasses, plates, tankards, bal¬
loons, key chains, bumper stickers, etc.

Continuing program of compilation of Norwood Histoid by Dr. Bryant
Tolies. Compilation only at this time. To be printed later in year.

Sunday, February 20,1972

Centennial Carillon Concert – Roger T. Walker, Carillonneur.

Massed ringing of Church Bells in Norwood. 7:45 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Centennial Interfaith Religious Service at Norwood ™ m ° r o “f* N “* t
8:00 p.m. Father Manton, Mission Church in West Roxbury, Guest

Speaker. Direction of Father Hardiman.

Wednesday, February 23,1972

Centennial Carillon Concert — Roger T. Walker, Carillonneur.
Centennial Banquet at Roll Land. Guests: Lt. Gov. Dwight, Bishop Ml ^*
hand, Chr. Dedham Selectmen, 5 former Managers present M™,
Board of Selectmen. Clergy: Monsignor Sennott, Rev. Hocutt.

Toastmaster: John J. Murphy.

Publication and distribution of Norwood Centennial Commemorative
Chronicle. Also, sale of semi-hard covered Chronicles at Headquarters.

February 23, to March 22,1972

Exhibition of Pen and Ink Drawings of Norwood at Morrill Memon
Library.

Tuesday, March 14,1972

Shattuck School P.T.A. Centennial Night.

Wednesday, March 15,1972

St. George’s Orthodox Church Centennial Services.

Friday, March 17,1972

Temple Shaare Tefilah Centennial Services.

Saturday, March 18,1972

Norwood Recreation Department Basketball Tournament.

Sunday, March 19,1972

Congregational Church Centennial Service.

March 23 to April 21,1972

Exhibition — The Historic Library Collection at Morrill Memorial
Library.

Friday, April 7,1972

Centennial Carillon Concert — Mr. Roger T. Walker, Carillonneur.

Friday, April 14,1972

Norwood Police Dept. Centennial Ball at Norwood Armory.

Saturday, April 15,1972

Norwood School Department Music Festival.

Club 37 Centennial Amateur Show at Runeberg Hall.

Sunday, April 16,1972

Club 37 Centennial Amateur Show at Runeberg Hall.

Grace Episcopal Church Centennial Service.

April 22 to May 20

Exhibition of Selections from Win Everett Collection at Morrill Memorial
Library.

Sunday, April 23,1972

United Church Centennial Service.

Saturday, April 29,1972

Centennial Exchange Concert at Norwood Senior High School — Lincoln
D. Lynch Auditorium.

Sunday, April 30, 1972

First Baptist Church Centennial Service.

Monday, May 1, 1972
Centennial Queen Contest.

Friday, May 5, 1972

Centennial Carillon Concert — Mr. Roger T. Walker, Carillonneur.

Saturday, May 13, 1972

Ancient Fife & Drum Corps Centennial Muster. Sponsored by Colonial
Boys of Norwood, Inc.

Thursday, May 18, 1972

Norwood Junior High School South P.T.A. Centennial Program at
Norwood Junior High School North

Friday, May 19, 1972

Centennial Spring Choral Concert at Lincoln D. Lynch Auditorium,
Norwood Senior High School — Norwood High School Choral Groups.

Sunday, May 21, 1972

Parents Music Association Centennial Scholarship Concert at Norwood
Junior High School North. Featuring Mr. Arthur ” Boston
Symphony Orchestra as Guest Conductor. Presented by Mr. Paul
Alberta Music Director of Norwood Public Schools.

Centennial Carillon Concert – Mr. Roger T. Walker, Carillonneur.

St. Catherine’s School Centennial Musicale at St. Catherine s Auditorium.
Centennial Art Exhibit at Town Square, Exhibit to be located at Morrill
Memorial Library for one month thereafter.

May 21 to June 20 „ 4 .

Exhibit – Historic Norwood Fire Department and Private Collection

Morrill Memorial Library.

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Wednesday, May 24, 1972

High School Centennial Baseball Game – Norwood vs. Dedham
High School Centennial Tennis Matches – Norwood vs. Dedham.

Thursday, May 25, 1972

Norwood Junior High School North P.T.A. Centennial Program at Nor-
wood Junior High School North.

Friday, May 26, 1972

Centennial Elementary Spring Instrumental Concert at Norwoo umor
High School North.

Saturday, May 27, 1972

St. Timothy’s Church Centennial Service.

Sunday, May 28, 1972

Norwood Woman’s Club Centennial Music Festival.

Sunday, June 4, 1972

Centennial Carillon Concert

_ Roger T. Walker, Carillonneur.

Sunday, June 11, 1972

Centennial Religious Service
High School.

Norwood Historical Society

at H. Bennett Murray Field, Norwood Senior

_ Day House Conducted Tours.

Monday, June 12, 1972
Dedication Aaron Guild Park

Friday, June 16,1972

Centennial Musical Extravaganza. Sponsored by Norwood Public Schools.
Mr. Paul Alberta, Director — At Norwood Town Square.

June 21 to July 23, 1972

Exhibit — Old Trains. The Railroad in Norwood’s Development — At
Morrill Memorial Library.

Friday, June 23,1972

Colonial Boys Concert at Norwood Town Square. Sponsored by Norwood
Chamber of Commerce.

Tuesday, June 27,1972

Father and Son Softball Game — Endean Playground — Sponsored by
Norwood Amateur League.

Old Timer’s Softball Game — Endean Playground — Sponsored by Nor¬
wood Amateur League.

Tuesday, July 4,1972

Centennial Parade.

Centennial Fireworks.

Norwood Recreation Department Playground Activities and Road Race.

Friday, July 14,1972

Centennial Band Concert — Norwood Town Square.

Friday, July 21,1972

Concert — The Blue Hillsmen — Barbershoppers — Norwood Town
Square. Sponsored by Norwood Chamber of Commerce.

July 23 thru 29,1972

Centennial Beautification Committee — “Most Colorful Front Yard
Planting Contest” — $50 – 1st.; $25 – 2nd.; $25 – 3rd.

July 24 to August 27,1972

Exhibit of Old Clocks at Morrill Memorial Library.

Centennial Tennis Tournament by Norwood Tennis Club sanctioned by
USLTA.

July 28-29-30,1972

Norwood Memorial Airport — Centennial Open House.

Friday, July 28,1972

Centennial Band Concert at Norwood Town Square.

Royabestos Brakettes vs. Meneain Caterers Softball Game at Endean
Playground.

Wednesday, August 3,1972

Police vs Firemen Softball Game Endean Playgroun

League Winners vs. All Stars Soitball Game – Endean Playground.

Saturday, August 12,1972
Centennial Family Picnic.

Centennial Band Concert

Friday, August 18,1972

Centennial Band Concert at Norwood Town Square.

Friday, August 25,1972

The Debonnaires – Exhibition at Norwood Town Square.
Sponsored by Norwood Chamber of Commerce.

Saturday, August 26,1972
Girls Softball Tournament —

Norwood Recreation Department.

Sunday, August 27,1972
Girls Softball Tournament —

Norwood Recreation Department.

August 28 to Sept. 27,1972

Exhibit _ Historic Norwood Police Department at Morn

Library.

Memorial

Saturday, September 9,1972

Centennial Ham, Frankfurt and Bean Supper at Norwood Senior High School Field

Centennial Fireman’s Muster – At Norwood Senior High School Field

Centennial Band Concert — At Norwood Senior High School Field.

Sunday, September 17,1972

St. George Roman Catholic Church Centennial Service.

Friday, September 22,1972

Centennial Band Concert — Norwood Town Square.

September 28 to October 31,1972
Norwood Camera Club Exhibit – Norwood Scenes
Memorial Library.

and Events at Morrill

October 5, 6, 7, 1972

Centennial Industrial Exhibit at Norwood Armory.
Friday, October 6,1972

St. Catherine’s Church Centennial Service.

Friday, October 13, 1972
Centennial Concert — Balch School.

Tuesday, October 17,1972

International Centennial Festival at Roll Land.

Norwood Recreation Dept. Road Race — Dedham to Norwood.

Thursday, October 26,1972

Norwood High School Girls Field Hockey — Norwood vs. Dedham.

Sunday, October 29,1972

Emmanuel Lutheran Church Centennial Services.

November 1 to November 30,1972
Thanksgiving Exhibit at Morrill Memorial Library

Sunday, November 5 ,1972

Evangelical Baptist Church Centennial Service.

Wednesday, November 15,1972

Centennial Salute by Norwood Camera Club — Senior High School.
Thursday, November 16,1972

Senior Citizens’ Grand Ball — Concannon’s Village.

Sunday, November 19,1972

Centennial Carillon Concert — Mr. Earl Chamberlain, Guest Carillonneur.
Dedication of Centennial Boulder — Town Square.

Centennial Religious Service at Norwood Junior High School North.
Musical and Massed Choirs.

Thursday, November 23,1972

Centennial Football Game — Norwood vs. Dedham at H. Bennett Murray
Field, Norwood High School — Thanksgiving Day.

Closing of Centennial Year Celebration

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