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Relay For Life of Needham, Dedham and Wellesley
The Relay For Life of Needham, Dedham and Wellesley will take place June 16-17 from 4 p.m. to 7 a.m. at Defazio Park on Dedham Avenue in Needham.
Check-in will take place from 3-5 p. m. The Survivor Reception is at 4 p.m., the Opening Ceremony at 5 p.m. , the Fight Back Ceremony at 7p.m., and the famous Luminaria Ceremony at 9 p.m.
Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend as volunteers work to fight back against cancer and celebrate and remember those touched by the disease.
More About DeFazio Park
DeFazio Park recently underwent an extensive renovation and is now home to several first-rate athletic facilities. Baseball and softball players will find nirvana with Asa Small, a 60-foot diamond, and John McLeod Field, home to two 90-foot diamonds. Athletes in other sports will also find two multiple-use fields (complete with lights and a synthetic turf) and an eight-lane track.
Amenities at DeFazio include public restrooms and a picnic area with grills. Children can make use of the park's playground and shade can be found in the large gazebo. Dogs are permitted, but must be kept on a leash.