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January 10, 2013

North Shore Entertainment Calendar

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M IS FOR MUSEUM: WARMTH OF THE FIRESIDE. Friday, Jan. 11, 10 a.m., Wenham Museum, 132 Main St. Discover how people kept warm in winter long ago, enjoy a story about winter on the farm and warm cocoa, and make a mitten craft with museum educators. For children in preschool and older. Free with museum admission; $8/adults, $6/children. 978-468-2377 or www.wenhammuseum.org.

LEARN ABOUT GUIDE DOGS. Friday, Jan. 11, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church of Greater Lynn, Parish Hall, 101 Forest Ave., Swampscott. A representative from “Guiding Eyes,” an internationally accredited guide dog school, will be present. Evening starts with a short children’s story followed by information about the dogs. Dublin, a trained guide dog, will visit. Pizza, salad, drinks and cookies served. A $5 donation per person, or $10 donation per family, will be accepted but is not required. 781-595-8836, ext. 10, or office@uucgl.org.

FAMILY GALLERY EXPLORATION: SILK! Saturday, Jan. 12, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Peabody Essex Museum, Japanese Art Gallery, East India Square, Salem. Drop by the exhibition “Fish, Silk, Tea, Bamboo: Cultivating an Image of China,” where a museum educator will explore hidden symbols in an incredible silk robe. Free with museum admission. www.pem.org/calendar or 978-745-9500, ext. 3011.

STUDIO DISCOVERIES: SILK PAPER MAKING. Saturday, Jan. 12, 1 to 4 p.m., Peabody Essex Museum, Bartlett Gallery, East India Square, Salem. Using silk filaments and simple paste and water, attendees can create their own colorful pieces of paper. Free with museum admission. www.pem.org/calendar or 978-745-9500, ext. 3011.

BEVERLY COMMUNITY DAY. Sunday, Jan. 13, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Phillips House Museum, 34 Chestnut St., Salem. Historic New England invites Beverly residents for tours. Learn about the lives of the Phillips family and their domestic staff in the early 20th century. View the collection of fine furnishings, paintings, Chinese export porcelain, ship paintings and architectural details. Free admission offered only to Beverly residents. Bring proof of residency. 978-744-0440.

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