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October 2, 2013

North Shore community calendar

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Salem: Haunted Happenings Grand Parade, 6:30 to 8 p.m., downtown Salem. A Salem tradition to kick off Haunted Happenings filled with pageantry, music, and the enthusiasm of thousands of Salem’s students from kindergarten to college. This year’s theme is Books Come Alive! Parade beings at Shetland Park and ends at Salem Common. 978-744-0004, salem-chamber.org.

Peabody: Garden Club Meeting, 7 p.m., Aviv Centers for Living, Tanzer Room, 240 Lynnfield St. The Peabody Garden Club will meet and create crafts for the club’s annual craft fair at Brooksby Farm in November. Guests are welcome, but sign-up is required and can be done by contacting Diane Currieri, 978-531-4417. $5 guest fee.

Wenham: The Evangelical Left: Oxymoron or Opportunity, 4:30 p.m., Ken Olsen Science Center, MacDonald Auditorium, Gordon College, 255 Grapevine Road. David Swartz will address how evangelicals of nearly all political and denominational persuasions view social engagement as a fundamental responsibility, and, in light of recent history, what an evangelical progressive vision of politics can contribute to the common good. A reception will be held at 4 p.m. Lecture is free and open to the public. Debbie Drost, cfi@gordon.edu.

Marblehead: Exhibit and lecture series, 7:30 p.m., Marblehead Museum, 170 Washington St. As part of Marblehead Museum’s lecture series and new exhibit, “Fishing and Shoemaking in Marblehead,” Standley Goodwin will present “John Orne, Marblehead’s First Shoe Manufacturer.” $10 museum members, $15 nonmembers. Reservations recommended at 781-631-1768.

Friday, Oct. 4

Beverly: Fall Rummage Sale, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., First Baptist Church gymnasium, 221 Cabot St. Sale includes clothes for all ages and sizes, housewares, books, kitchen items and sports equipment. Handicapped-accessible. Rain or shine. All proceeds support the mission work of the church. 978-922-3295, www.fbcbeverly.org.

Salem: Successful Aquaculture Operations in Massachusetts, 10 a.m., Explorers Lifelong Learning Institute Center, 10 Federal St. Dr. Joseph Buttner, program coordinator at Northeastern Massachusetts Aquaculture Center, will discuss the operations at the Cat Cove Marine Laboratory in Salem. The research facility raises freshwater and marine organisms, both finfish and shellfish. Since opening in 1999, the hatchery has produced more than 20 million soft-shelled seed clams, which have been planted on sand flats throughout the state. Open to all; donations appreciated from nonmembers in attendance. 978-744-0804, www.explorerslli.org.

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