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February 23, 2013

North Shore religion news in brief

St. Richard Parish in Danvers will hold its third annual St. Patrick’s dinner on Saturday, March 9, at 5:30 p.m. in the lower church. A traditional corned beef and cabbage dinner will be served. Ticket prices are: adults, $12; children 10 and under, $9; and children 5 and under, free. Tickets are available after each Mass at the St. Richard Parish Center or by contacting Mary Roach at 978-340-3044 or maryroach@comcast.net. There will be live entertainment by the St. John’s Prep Celtic band and Irish step dancing by O’Shea Chaplin Irish Dancers. Raffle baskets will be donated by Parish ministry groups.

Maple Street Church in Danvers will hold its fourth annual Trivia Night on March 9 at the Polish Club, on Cheever Street, Danvers, from 6 to 10 p.m. All are welcome to attend and encouraged to form teams of eight. Singles and groups with fewer than eight members will be placed with others to form a team. There will be a DJ, prizes, raffles and a cash bar. The cost is $15 for adults and $5 for children. All are welcome to bring snacks, dinner and/or desserts. Call the church office at 978-774-4510 or Mercy Duffill at 508-527-4745 or myrtleturtle1122@aol.com to purchase tickets, reserve a table or donate to the raffle.

Hatsumi Miura from Yokohama, Japan, will perform in the St. Michael’s Church Organ Recital Series on Sunday, Feb. 24, at 5 p.m. at 26 Pleasant St., Marblehead. Her program will include works by Kerll, Cabezon, Carrieri, Bach, Brahms and Robert Schumann. Miura studied at New England Conservatory of Music and, during her two years in Boston, was assistant organist at All Saints Church in Ashmont. Since returning to Japan in 1998, she has been appointed organist at Yokohama Minato Mirai Hall. She also teaches organ at Ferris University in Yokohama and is organist at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Yokohama. Suggested donation at the door is $10. A reception will follow the concert. For more information, visit www.stmichaels1714.org or call 781-631-0657.

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