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March 16, 2013

North Shore religion calendar

Saturday, March 16

St. Patrick’s Day Mass, 4 p.m., Our Lady Star of the Sea Parish, 80 Atlantic Ave., Marblehead. Mass with Celtic harpist followed by a social in the Parish Center with Irish step dancers from Sheila Bremer’s School of Irish Dance.

Sunday, March 17

St. Patrick’s Day Liturgy, 9 a.m., Our Lady Star of the Sea Parish, 80 Atlantic Ave., Marblehead. Family liturgy followed by an encore performance by the Irish Step Dancers during coffee hour.

Matzah Melodies Preschool Program, 1 to 2 p.m., Cohen Hillel Academy, 6 Community Road, Marblehead. Families with preschool-age children are invited for a craft project, Passover treats and Passover songs. Miss Ari will teach songs to share during Passover Seder. Free. Reservations appreciated at or 781-639-2880.

Model Matzah Bakery, 3:30 p.m., Chabad of Peabody, 83 Pine St., Peabody. Children of all ages are invited to experience the Model Matzah Bakery. From threshing and winnowing the wheat stalks to kneading and rolling, each child will bake their own matzo from scratch. Parents are invited to join their children or join in a discussion/class on how to create a fun, interactive Passover Seder that will keep young children engaged and excited. The class will be led by Raizel Schusterman. $5/child, free/parents. Reserve a spot at

Tuesday, March 19

Barnes & Noble Passover Story Hour, 4 p.m., Barnes & Noble, Northshore Mall, Andover Street, Peabody. Read stories, sing Passover songs, make a Passover craft and enjoy a snack. Sammy the Spider will also be in attendance. Free; open to the community. Program is suitable for children up to age 6. Reserve a spot at

Friday, March 22

Tina Luce Music Ministry Concert, 7 p.m., St. Richard’s, 90 Forest St., Danvers. Tina Luce, worship leader from Wesley United Methodist Church in Salem, will perform a worship concert in support of church’s 50-year celebration. Free admission; donations accepted.

Saturday, March 23

Movie Night, 6:15 p.m., South Congregational Church, 60 Prospect St., Peabody. Featuring “Soul Surfer.” Free refreshments served after the film. Community welcome. 978-531-1964 or

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