News in Brief

Be the Change Sculpture Exhibition Comes to Glendale Park

Arts for Everett, Inc. also known as Art Lab Everett with support from Everett Public School and Everett City Hall Planning Department is hosting a sculpture exhibition on October 26 – December 15, at Glendale Park.

A series of artivist sculptures is coming to Everett on October 26. Theexhibit is called Be the Change and the exhibition is designed tospark conversations around social justice themes. It’s thanks to localartist Martha Chason-Sokol and her nonprofit community artspace, Art Lab Everett.

Thanks also to superintendent of schools Priya Tahiliani and EverettCity Hall Planning Department for supporting and helping tofacilitate this exhibit.

You’ll find the sculptures at Glendale Park from October 26 untilDecember 15. They sculptures are an excellent opportunity for awalking field trip for many of Everett’s students, organizations inEverett and groups of friends. We are in the planning stages oforganized tours with knowledgeable guides.

The exhibition was created by the Jewish Arts Collaborative andfunded by Combined Jewish Philanthropies. It was the brainchild ofNewton artist Caron Tabb. Each of the artworks was created by alocal Boston artist. Of special note is a piece by Brazilian/Americanartist, Julia Czeko.

Ninth Annual J. Barry Dwyer 5K Turkey Trot is Set for Chelsea Stadium Nov. 18

The ninth annual J. Barry Dwyer Turkey Trot is set for Saturday, November 18, at 10 AM at Chelsea Stadium.

The trot promises to be a fun event for all persons of all ages and abilities, featuring a 5K road race, a 3K walk, and a 400 meter fun run for youngsters 10-and-under. The running course is a USATF-certified 5K with chip timing provided by Yankee Timing. The course is mostly flat with a mild hill on the way out and back. The start and finish is on the track at the Chelsea Memorial Stadium at Chelsea High School.

The entry fee is $25 until November 3 ($30 after Nov. 3). Entrants who register before November 3 will receive a race T-shirt. There also will be prizes, food, games, and music with a post-race party at Chelsea Station.

Proceeds will benefit the J. Barry Dwyer Scholarship Fund and the Chelsea High cross country and track teams. J. Barry Dwyer was a hugely successful and popular cross country coach at Chelsea High, whose teams put together a string of Greater Boston League championships and compiled a winning streak of 35 meets over five seasons in the 1970s.

Among the athletes he coached at Chelsea High were the legendary Bobby Goss (who set the national freshman high school record in the one-mile with a time of 4:23), Eddie Richard and his brothers Jim, Bobby, and Jack, Greg Benson, Richie Bradley, Tony and Paul Roasti, and many others during that era.

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