This Dedham treasure was donated to the town by Dedham Shines.
"Leroy" was the rabbit statue made for the Dedham Shines Public Art Project. There was an auction that was held at the Dedham First Church and Dedham Shines donated the statue for public display. The public space is still being determined.
The auction on Nov. 3 will be the last chance for everyone to see all of the rabbit statues.
Dedham Public Art Project will conclude the 2012 project that placed rabbit sculptures throughout town with a celebration on Saturday, Nov. 3 from 12 p.m.- 4 p.m. at First Church and Parish of Dedham. For the first time ever, all fifteen rabbits will be on display in one location, providing the community an opportunity to photograph the rabbits and say goodbye, meet several of the artists, and follow bidding in the final hours of the online auction (biddingforgood.com/dedhamshines). The day also includes activities and crafts for children, project merchandise sales, t-shirt decorating, a visit from animal rescue programs with live rabbits, and artist demonstrations. Raffle tickets to win Bengal Bunny will be available for $10 and a …