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March 13, 2014

North Shore Entertainment Calendar

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“NEPTUNE’S HARVEST & GATHERING MUSHROOMS.” Wednesday, March 19, 7 p.m., Buker Elementary School, 1 School St., Wenham. Ann Molly of Neptune’s Harvest Organic Fertilizer will discuss her family’s wholesale seafood company in Gloucester. Later, Norman “Dugie” Russell will share the do’s and don’ts of gathering mushrooms. This event, sponsored by the Hamilton Wenham Garden Club, is free and open to the public. For more information call Pat Lucy at 978-468-5829.

Food

HAM AND BEAN SUPPER. Saturday, March 15, 6 p.m., Church of the Holy Name, corner of Monument Avenue and Thomas Road, Swampscott. Baked ham, homemade baked beans, different types of breads and coleslaw, desserts and hot and cold drinks. Raffle. $10/adults, $5/children ages 12 to 16, free/children under 11. Open to all. Entrance at 40 Hardy Road. www.churchoftheholyname.com.

SALEM SPRING RESTAURANT WEEK. Salem Chamber of Commerce’s eighth annual Salem Spring Restaurant Week, a 10-day event, takes place Sunday, March 16, through Thursday, March 20, and Sunday, March 23, through Thursday, March 27, at 20 restaurants in Salem. Participating restaurants will offer either a prix-fix, two-course dinner menu for $18 or a prix-fix, three-course dinner menu for $28. For details and a list of participating restaurants, visit www.salem-chamber.org. Reservations are encouraged.

Gatherings

RIVERSIDE SQUARES. Saturday, March 15, 7:30 p.m., North Shore Community Baptist Church, 9 Hart St., Beverly. Danvers-based square dancing club celebrates its 50th anniversary with three different callers. Anyone can stop by to watch for free. The club normally dances at the All Saints Episcopal Church of the North Shore, 46 Cherry St. in Danvers and offers 15-week class sessions twice a year, in September and January on Wednesday nights. Anyone who would like to join the September class can leave contact information during their visit or call 978-774-8159.

“DIVERGENT” PARTY FOR TEENS. Wednesday, March 19, 1 to 3 p.m., Peabody Institute Library, 82 Main St., Peabody. The library’s Teen Department hosts a “Divergent” Party for teens, ages 11 to 18, to celebrate the upcoming release of the movie “Divergent,” which is based on Veronica Roth’s young adult novel. Event includes games, food and other fun activities inspired by the book. Fans are encouraged to adopt their chosen faction’s dress. Sign up at 978-531-0100, ext. 14, or www.peabodylibrary.org.

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