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February 20, 2014

North Shore Entertainment Calendar


PHILLIPS FAVORITES: CELEBRATIONS IN SALEM. Saturday, Feb. 22, 2 to 3 p.m., Phillips House, 34 Chestnut St., Salem. Celebrations in Salem, the final program of the Phillips Favorites series, will welcome the coming spring with home movies, featuring a variety of Salem parades, parties, and the infamous Chestnut Street Days of the 1930s. Popcorn provided by CinemaSalem. Program presented by Historic New England and the Phillips House to highlight the Phillips House Museum and life on Chestnut Street in the early 20th century. $10 per person; discount available for Historic New England members. Space is limited; advance reservations required at 978-744-0440 or


BLACK HISTORY MONTH: SCREENING & DISCUSSION. Thursday, Feb. 20, 9:30 a.m., North Shore Community College, DS106B, 1 Ferncroft Road, Danvers. Screening and discussion of “Holding Ground: The Rebirth of Dudley Street,” a documentary on the residents of an ethnically diverse Boston neighborhood who joined together to rebuild their community. Event part of NSCC’s celebration of Black History Month. Free. Lisa Milso, or 781-593-6722, ext. 6242.

MOVIE NIGHT. Thursday, Feb. 20, 6 to 8 p.m., Flint Public Library, 1 S. Main St., Middleton. Movie Night features a screening of “Khumba.” Rated G. Snacks allowed if they’re enjoyed responsibly. All ages welcome. 978-774-8132,

“FOOD INC.” Thursday, Feb. 20, 6:30 p.m., Second Congregational Church, 12 Maple St., Peabody. GreenPeabody presents a screening of “Food Inc.,” as part of its winter film series. Free.

MOVIE SCREENING. Friday, Feb. 21, 1 to 3 p.m., Ipswich Public Library, 25 N. Main St., Ipswich. Children ages 8 and up are invited to watch “Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2.” Younger children may attend, but must be accompanied by a caregiver. All are welcome. 978-412-8713,

AMERICA’S CIVIL RIGHTS STRUGGLE: FILM FORUM. Wednesday, Feb. 26, 6 to 8:30 p.m., Salem Five Community Room, 210 Essex St., Salem. Salem State University presents “Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle,” a series of film forums that illustrate the history of civil rights in America to raise the level of discourse on the legacy of slavery and emancipation. Screening of “Film Riders” and discussion with Judy Richardson, former freedom rider, SNCC activist, “Eyes on the Prize” researcher/producer and visiting professor at Brown University. Free. 978-542-7349,

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