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March 29, 2014

North Shore religion news in brief

The Lappin Foundation has formed the Youth to Israel Alumni Association, which invites all alumni from 1971 to 2013 who participated in any of the teen trips subsidized by Lappin Foundation and by the Jewish Federation of the North Shore, including Y2I, LGI, USY, NFTY, Young Judaea and others. The first alumni event will take place on Sunday, June 1, at 4 p.m., with a free, special screening of the IMAX film “Jerusalem, The Movie.” Alumni are invited to reconnect, reminisce and revisit the magic and beauty of Jerusalem. Seating is limited to 300. Attendees will receive a goodie bag of Israeli treats. Alumni can reserve up to two tickets each by contacting Evan Coltin at 978-740-4410 or ecoltin@lappinfoundation.org.

The Orthodox Church of St. John the Russian will offer a pysanky Easter egg-decorating class on Tuesday, April 1, from 7 to 9 p.m. The ancient egg-decorating craft has been passed down through generations. Adults interested in learning the craft are invited to reserve a space by calling 978-380-6499. Limited space is available. Tools and special dyes will be provided, but participants should bring three or four uncooked white eggs, a pencil, a plumber’s-style candle in a holder and an old, soft dish towel to work on. More information will be provided upon phone registration. Attendees are asked to enter the church parking lot at 34 Lafayette Road in Ipswich.

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 www.nsuu.org.

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