1.) The 10 candidates – seven Democrats and three Republicans – vying for U.S. Sen. Ed Markey’s former 5th Congressional seat will be narrowed down to two (one from each party) Tuesday, Oct. 15, in the primary.
The Democrats are state Sen. Will Brownsberger, state Sen. Katherine Clark, Middlesex Sheriff Peter Koutoujian, Martin Long, Paul John Maisano, state Sen. Karen Spilka and state Rep. Carl Sciortino. The Republicans are Frank Addivinola, Michael Stopa and Tom Tierney.
Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. More >>
2.) Former WBCN DJ and author Carter Alan will discuss his new book, “Radio Free Boston: The Rise and Fall of WBCN” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, at Arlington High School. Tickets are $5. More >>
3.) The Fox Library will have clay mask making for children ages 11 and up from 4-5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16. More >>
4.) The Park and Recreation Commission is holding an on-site public meeting at Hibbert Street Park at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, to solicit design input for park, playground and site improvements. More >>
5.) Artbeat’s weekend activity is spooky sand painting. More >>