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February 10, 2007

Weekend Calendar

Art/Literature



Saturday, Feb. 10



Author Event: Sarah Phelan, 3 to 5 p.m., Cornerstone Books, 45 Lafayette St., Salem. The author reads from her book "Stay at Home." Free. 978-744-1831 or www.cornerstonebooks-salem.com.



Music



Saturday, Feb. 10



A Capella for the Arts, 7 p.m., Danvers High School, 60 Cabot Road. Proceeds benefit Danvers High music and theater programs. Tickets are $15, $10 for students and seniors. 978-774-3074 or 978-750-9917.



Gordon College Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band, 7 p.m., A.J. Gordon Memorial Chapel, Gordon College, 255 Grapevine Road, Wenham. Includes music by Barnett, Basler, Weinberger, Dukas, Sparke, Doss, Fillmore and Sousa. Cost is $11, $8 seniors. To purchase tickets, visit www.gordon.com or call 978-867-3400.



Sunday, Feb. 11



Shlock Rock, 2 p.m., Congregation Shirat Hayam, 55 Atlantic Ave., Swampscott. A Jewish rock 'n' roll band led by Lenny Solomon. Tickets are $15 for adults; $10 for kids under 18; under 2 free. Contact Harryette Katzen at mlksmom@aol.com.



North Shore Philharmonic Orchestra, 3 p.m., First Baptist Church, 221 Cabot St., Beverly. Admission is $17, $15 seniors/students. Children 12 and under free. 781-286-0024.



Theater



Saturday, Feb. 10



"Quilters," a folk musical, Jensen Theatre, Barrington Center for the Arts, Gordon College, 255 Grapevine Road, Wenham. First show 4:30 p.m. Cost is $13 adults, $10 for students and seniors. Second show 8 p.m. Cost is $16 for adults; $13 for seniors and students.



Premiere of film: "Fisher 2: Tacklebox," 7 p.m., Endicott College's Little Theatre, Beverly. A movie made by Marblehead and Salem residents. Cost is $7 per person. 978-594-1544.



Sunday, Feb. 11



Auditions for Disney's High School Musical, 12:30 p.m. for ages 8 to 10; 1:30 p.m. for ages 11 to 13; 2:30 p.m. for ages 14 to 17; and 3:30 p.m. for ages 18 and up, Temple B'nai Abraham, 200 E. Lothrop St., Beverly. Audition fee is $5. www.neverlandtheatre.com or 978-948-7925.







"Love Letters," a play, 7:30 p.m., In A Pig's Eye restaurant, 148 Derby St., Salem. Featuring Dave Rich and Deborah Linehan, directed by Georgette Beck. A two-hour play. Presented by Hit and Run Theatre. Tickets $15. 978-969-1533.



Children/Family



Saturday, Feb. 10



Kids Fair, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Winthrop School, 325 Bay Road, Hamilton. Featuring music, origami, raffles, stories and fingerplays. Hosted by the Hamilton-Wenham Early Childhood Partners. Free. Call 978-468-5489.



Drop-in Crafts, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Hamilton-Wenham Public Library. "Hearts Aplenty," a celebration of Valentine's Day.



Open House, noon to 2 p.m., Marblehead Community Charter Public School, 17 Lime St. The school is accepting applications for grades four through eight. 781-631-0777.



"The Color Red" Valentine's Celebration, noon to 4 p.m., Danvers Art Association, 105 Elliott St. Decorate Valentine's cards; eat cookies and special treats. Free. Children accompanied by an adult are welcome. 978-777-8501.



Children's Valentine program with Corinne Demas, 2 to 3:30 p.m., Salem Athenaeum, 337 Essex St. The author will read from her book "The Littles Matryoshka," followed by a workshop to make Valentine's. Free; all children welcome. Registration required. 978-744-2540.



Sunday, Feb. 11



JCC Camp Open House, noon to 2 p.m., Congregation Shirat Hayam, 55 Atlantic Ave., Swampscott.



Recreation



Saturday, Feb. 10



Saturday Explorations: Winter Birds, 1 to 2:30 p.m., Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary, 87 Perkins Row, Topsfield. For families with children 5 years and older. Identify and learn about the birds that spend the winter in Massachusetts. Registration is required. Cost is $9 for adults, $7 children. 978-887-9264.



Sunday, Feb. 11



"Ex-Skull-Ent Adventure," 1 to 2:30 p.m., Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary, 87 Perkins Row, Topsfield. For families with children 6 and up. Explore the world of animal skulls. Registration is required. Fee is $9 adults, $7 children. To register, call 978-887-9264.



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