THE EVERETT ADVOCATE – Friday, April 5, 2019 Page 13 Attention water user: hydrant flushing T he Water Department will be flushing water mains throughout Everett from April 3 through May 3. The purpose of flushing is to remove sediment buildup in the mains and to verify the safe operation of hydrants and valves. Hydrant flushing might result in temporary discoloration of the water caused by small particles that dislodge during the flushing, as well as a temporary reduction in pressure. Discolored water will be temporary and is not harmful; however, the discolored water might stain your laundry, especially white materials. Therefore, please avoid doing laundry during the noted flushing period Prior to washing clothes, including during times after the hours stated in this notice, please check the cold water for possible discoloration. If water is discolored, let the cold water run for a few minutes until water becomes clear. If it does not clear at that time, try again later. Unfortunately, the City of Everett cannot fully guarantee the safety of doing laundry and/or the possibility of discoloration even during the evenings and other times of Second Annual Frank Mastrocola Bocce Tournament – Sat., June 1 Winner’s Trophy named in memory of a beloved member, Ersilia Matarazzo T he Everett Kiwanis Club once again is proud to announce the Second Annual Frank Mastrocola Bocce Tournament to be held Saturday, June 1 at the Italian-American Club on Pearl Street in Malden. Twelve teams will compete for the first-place prize of the Cup and $1,000; as well as a second-place prize of $450. The Winners Trophy will now and forever be known as Ersilia’s Cup, in memory of our beloved member Ersilia Cataldo Matarazzo. EPS MUSIC | FROM PAGE 6 ment for up to 50 years – show enhanced neural processing compared to their peers. Not to mention: Social benefits include conflict resolution, teamwork skills and how to give and receive constructive criticism. A 2015 study supported by The NAMM Foundation, “Striking a Chord,” outlines the overwhelming desire by teachers and parents for music education opportunities for all children as part of the school curriculum. The EPS Music Department is in the midst of its busiest time of the year: Several performances and trips are scheduled for the coming weeks and months. “Percussion Pageantry” is set for Sunday, April 7, at 1 p.m. in the Everett High School (EHS) Gymnasium; String Night will be on Thursday, April 11; the May Day Concert will be on Wednesday, May 1, and the Memorial Day Concert is scheduled for Wednesday, May 22 (all beginning at 6 p.m. inYour participation supports Everett Kiwanis’ $10,000 in Kiwanis scholarships and charities. Calling all teams, sponsors and raffle donations for the June 1st Tournament! Four-member teams cost $250 per team, or $75 to enter as an individual. The cost includes food and beverage provided throughout the day. For more information, contact Everett Kiwanis President Rafael Santos at 617-7948182 or email everettkiwanis@gmail.com. side the EHS Auditorium.) The EHS Percussion Ensemble is competing in the 2019 Winter Guard International Percussion and Winds World Championships on April 1014 in Dayton, Ohio. EHS band members and musicians will also be traveling to Washington, D.C., in May to march in the National Memorial Day Parade and represent Massachusetts for a full weekend of festivities. About the NAMM Foundation The NAMM Foundation is a nonprofit supported in part by the National Association of Music Merchants and its approximately 10,400 members around the world. The foundation advances active participation in music making across the lifespan by supporting scientific research, philanthropic giving, and public service programs. For more information about the NAMM Foundation, please visit www.nammfoundation.org. the day as the water system has been disturbed. Therefore, please check your water carefully prior to doing laundry and inspect the laundry before drying it. Hydrant flushing will be performed between the hours of 8 a.m. and 10 p.m. Monday through Friday. The Water Department appreciates your patience as we work to improve the quality of the drinking water. If you would like additional information, please call the Water Department at 617-394-2327.

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