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Upcoming Fall Programs

Fall program registration continues as we approach the start of new classes to round out the year! Over the next few weeks the second sessions of Zumba and Yogi Trees will begin as well as the beginning of Intro to Girls Field Hockey for kids in K - 2 and 3 - 5.  The beginning of November will also bring Home Alone Safety, the BLAST: Babysitting class and our special Night Before Thanksgiving Zumba! Click HERE for the full schedule and more information on specific programs. Be sure to check back often as we are always adding new programs to the schedule.

DCH Preschool Fall 2018 Enrollment Begins Nov. 1

Enrollment for the DCH Preschool 2018/2019 school year begins on November 1st. Tours are now being scheduled and enrollment applications (via paper or online) will be accepted beginning November 1st. DCH Preschool serves children ages 15 months through Kindergarten with both part- and full-time options. Click here for more information on our school and the enrollment process.

December Vacation Program

Looking for something different and exciting for your kids to do during the December School vacation week? Check out the DCH Vacation Week program! Kids will participate in daily activities that may include sports, arts & crafts, science & more!  From Tuesday, December 26th through Friday, December 29th sign your kids up for a small taste of the very popular DCH Summer Camp program. We will end the week with a pizza party!  For children in Kindergarten through 5th grade. Sign up by the day or for the whole week.  Hours are from 9 am until 4 pm with extended hours available from 8 - 9 am and 4 - 6 pm. Click HERE to register online.

Thank you to the Foundation for MetroWest

DCH was thrilled to receive a generous grant this year from the Foundation for MetroWest to refurbish the windows in our historic Haven House. Established in 1995, the Foundation for MetroWest is the only community foundation serving the 33 cities and towns in the region. They promote philanthropy in the region, help donors maximize the impact of their local giving, serve as a resource for local nonprofits and enhance the quality of life for local residents. We are honored to be chosen as a grantee and are thrilled with our refurbished windows!

95th Birthday Bash

DCH 95th Birthday Bash!

Friday, March 3, 2017

Thank you to all who made DCH's 95th anniversary "Birthday Bash" a success! Guests enjoyed delicious food, festive decor, silent auction, "birthday gift" raffles, cash bar and live music. Thousands of dollars were raised to support the Dedham Community House's enriching programs and historic facilities.


Save the Date for the next "Winter Escape" - Friday, March 2, 2018!

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Winter Wonderland Cocktail Party

Winter Wonderland Cocktail Party

What a fun and successful evening we had at DCH's Annual Winter Cocktail Party fundraiser on Friday, March 6th. Thanks to all who joined us, made a donation, or contributed in any way!

This year instead of escaping the winter, we decided to embrace it with a Winter Wonderland themed event. Guests were treated to delicious food generously donated by Summer Shack and Kings Bowl Dedham, beautiful live music by Boston Percussion Group courtesy of the Dedham School of Music, festive decor, photo booth area, a silent auction and more!   All proceeds benefited DCH's community programs.




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DCH In Bloom


Thank you to all who made our 8th Annual Winter Escape Cocktail Party Fundraiser, "DCH in Bloom" a huge success on Friday, March 4, 2016. It was our most popular and sucessful yet! With the help and generous support of the Noanett Garden Club, DCH was transformed with beautiful floral and plant creations. Guests gathered in this beautiful setting for a fun evening filled with delicious food and beautiful live music, and many went home with unique flower arrangements.

Save the date for the next Winter Escape - Friday, March 3, 2017!



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Winter Escape 2014: March Madness

It's that time of year again! We are preparing to beat back the winter with our Annual Winter Escape Cocktail Party on Friday, March 7th from 7:00 to 11:00 pm here at DCH. This year guests will be treated to March Madness, a college basketball themed event. Patrons are invited to come dressed in their favorite college regalia and will enjoy basketball themed decorations and activities such as a hoop shot contest. The Summer Shack will once again generously provide delicious hors d'oeurves. Live music courtesy of the Dedham School of Music. Tickets (to be held at the door) are available for purchase online by clicking HERE, or in person or by phone at the DCH Main Office. Tickets are $45 at the door. All proceeds from the event go directly to DCH to help fulfill our mission.

Read more: Winter Escape 2014: March Madness

90th Anniversary Gala presented by The Norfolk & Dedham Group

Thank you to all of our guests, volunteers, sponsors

and donors for making our 90th Gala such a great success!




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Eastern Bank

FM Walley Insurance

Needham Bank

Robert L. Mazza, CPA

Bisnaw Electric, Inc.

Building Conservation Associates

Burns & Levinson, LLP

Grogan & Company

McDermott & Thomas Associates

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Auction Items Donated by

Boston Ballet

Boston Red Sox

Blue Bunny Books & Toys

Buca Di Beppo

Cory Alexandre Landscape Design

Chiara Bistro

Chocolate Therapy

Curtis Grace Photography


Dedham Community Theater

Dedham Bike Shop

Dedham Exchange

Dedham House of Pizza

Dedham Square Artist Guild

Dedham Square Country Store

Dedham Youth Hockey

Jay Donahue

Fairbanks House

Fitness Together

Fred Astaire Dance Studios

Get In Shape For Women

Harpoon Brewery

High Street Pizza

Keldara Salon & Spa

Kids Fun Stop

Kings Bowl Dedham

Laser Quest


McKinney Brothers Tree Service

Myotech Combined Therapies - Cindy Gillan

New England Sports Academy

Papa Gino's

Paradise Cafe

Pine Village Preschool Needham

Play It Again Sports


Robert Mazza

Rock Spot Climbing

Sky Zone

Stil Studio

Total Image Day Spa

Waves Car Wash

Westwood Furniture

Whole Foods Market Dedham

Yoga Now

Cuisine by

Brickhouse Cafe

Centre Deli

Courtside Cafe

Creative Catering by Roche Bros.

Distinctive Catering

Kings Bowl Dedham

Off the Vine Catering

Regina's Bakery

Salem Food Market

Seasons Catering

Summer Shack

Vincenzo's Italian Deli & Specialty Store

Whole Foods Market Dedham


In-Kind Donations

Anne Francis Photography

Courtyard Florist

Cutlip Design

Dedham School of Music

Dedham TV

Diana McNamara Graphic Design

Menino Arts Center
























90th Anniversary Gala Photo Gallery

Thank you to all of our guests, volunteers, sponsors

and donors for making our 90th Gala such a great success!


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List Of Events

9/1/17: Fall Programs Begin

October 2017: DCH Preschool Parent Open House

10/15/2017: Annual Fall Fair & Pumpkin Fest

12/2, 12/3, 12/9 & 12/10/17: Annual DCH Christmas Tree & Wreath Sale

12/1 – 12/15/17: DYC Gift Giving Program

12/26 - 12/29/17: December School Vacation Week Program

1/3/18: Winter Programs Begin

1/28/18: DCH Summer Camp Open House

2/20 – 2/23/18: February School Vacation Week Program

3/2/18: 10th Annual Winter Escape

3/5/18: DCH Summer Camp Registration Begins

3/31/18: Annual DCH Easter Egg Hunt

4/1/18: Spring Programs Begin

4/17 – 4/20/18: April School Vacation Week Program

5/26 – 5/28/18: DCH Pool Opening Weekend

June 2018: DCH Preschool Popsicle Party

6/18/18: DCH Preschool Summer Program Begins

June 2018: DCH Summer Camp Meet the Counselors Day

June 2018: DCH Summer Camp Begins

6/29/18: Free Summer Family Movie Night

7/1/18: Summer Programs Begin

7/27/18: Free Summer Family Movie Night

8/24/18: Free Summer Family Movie Night

Contact Us

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671 High Street
Dedham, MA 02026
Phone: (781) 329-5740

Preschool: (781) 329-4841