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March 22, 2014

North Shore religion news in brief

The 19th EGGstravaganza Easter Egg Scramble at Danvers Church of the Nazarene, 181 Dayton St., Danvers, is set for Sunday, April 13, beginning with a Palm Sunday celebration service at 10:30 a.m. Check-in starts at noon, followed by the scramble, which features thousands of candy-filled eggs for children up to age 10. At 1 p.m., prizes will be awarded and free hot dogs, popcorn, soft drinks, activities and personalized pictures with the Easter Bunny will be available. This is a free, rain-or-shine event that is open to the North Shore community. Space is limited and advance registration is requested at or 978-777-2060.

Rabbi Mathis will lead a Semi-Potluck Seder on the second night of Passover, Tuesday, April 15, at 5 p.m., at Temple Beth Shalom, 489 Lowell St., Peabody. The cost is $25 per person, $15 ages 12 and under, and $54 for nonmembers. A chicken dinner and chicken soup with matzah balls will be served. RSVP by April 7 to Beth Simons at TBS, 978-535-2100 or For more information or for a list of foods to bring, contact Beth Simons.

Northshore Unitarian Universalist Church presents its Spring Pops and Auction event, starting at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 12, at 323 Locust St., Danvers. The event features Danny Titus, a lively and popular musical performer, as well as an auction with donated items from the congregation and community, certificates for restaurants, museums and other local attractions and services. Admission is $10 and proceeds support the missions and operations of the church. Food will be available for purchase. For more information, contact the church at 978-774-7582, or visit

Our Lady Star of the Sea Parish presents “The Psalms,” a scriptural series with Dr. Steven Fahrig on Wednesdays, March 26 and April 2, from 7 to 8:15 p.m., in the Parish Center Hall, 80 Atlantic Ave., Marblehead. For more information and a full schedule, visit, or call 781-631-0086.

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