Page 10 THE MALDEN ADVOCATE–Friday, April 21, 2023 Green Malden Fair encouraged a sustainable, environmentally friendly city S aturday’s Green Malden Fair included free shrub saplings, Malden Youth Garden Club, Bike to the Sea tune-ups, specialized recycling, Malden Climate Action Plan Kickoff , Wicked Cool Mystic Team, and Malden River Works at Pine Banks Park. Event organizers, pictured from left to right: Friends of the Malden River President Karen Buck, Mayor’s Youth Employment Program staff Dina Genene, Yanni Genene and Hajar Azegza, Communications Director Ronald Cochran, Sustainability and Grants Manager Emily Granoff , Councillor-at-Large Carey McDonald, Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) Transportation Manager Marah Holland and MAPC Climate and Energy Planner Julia Nassar. Malden resident Kaela Goldstein got a nannyberry viburnum root from Tree Warden Chris Rosa during Saturday’s Green Malden Fair at Pine Banks Park. Members of the Malden High School Garden Club, shown from left to right: Shawree Edwards, Jadelini Mora and Megan Le sold crocheted items. Ward 2 Councillor candidate Sheila Rachels (far left) and her mother, Susanne, placed a sticker where she wants to put in community environmental projects, such as farmers markets. Bike to the Sea volunteer Brooke Ashleigh (at left) and Bike to the Sea Executive Director Jonah Chiarenza fi xed brakes on a bicycle. At the Mystic River Watershed Association’s exhibit’s map, Charlotte Taylor put a pin on Mount Vernon Street as a hot location, referencing global warming. Pictured from left to right: mayoral candidate Lissette Alvarado, community advocate Kathy Sullivan and Friends of Roosevelt Park member John Saia are shown helping to save Roosevelt Park from becoming an artifi cial turf fi eld. (Advocate photos by Tara Vocino)

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