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April 19, 2014

Best Bets for Saturday and Sunday, April 19 and 20

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are The Salem News' Best Bets:

Saturday, April 19

Take your pick of three Easter egg hunts today:

  • Gordon College and Netcast Church will host an Easter Egg Hunt for the community from 10 a.m. to noon at Beverly High School, 100 Sohier Road, Beverly. Families, students and children of all ages are invited to hunt for 20,000 eggs. Winners will receive prizes. A raffle for adults will also be available. For more information, email mechelle.brown@gordon.edu or visit Gordon College's online events calendar.
  • The youth groups of Northshore and Beverly Unitarian Universalist churches will hold an Easter breakfast and egg hunt from 10 a.m. to noon at Northshore Unitarian Universalist Church, 323 Locust St., Danvers. All ages are welcome. Expect a visit from the Easter bunny. Cost is $5 per person ($20 maximum per family), and all proceeds benefit the churches’ youth groups. For more information, call 978-774-7582 or visit www.nsuu.org.
  • Celebrate spring at Salem Athenaeum's egg hunt, an Athenaeum tradition, at 11 a.m. at the Athenaeum, 337 Essex St., Salem. Gather in the reading room for refreshments before the hunt begins. All are welcome. Hunt takes place rain or shine, and participants should bring baskets. Coffee will be available for adults. For details and registration, call 978-744-2540 or email info@salemathenaeum.net.

Families are invited to collaborate in a design challenge with industrial designer, artist and teacher Amy Leidtke in a special Design ThinkShop workshop at Peabody Essex Museum, 161 Essex St., Salem, from 1 to 3 p.m. The program focuses on inclusive problem solving, teamwork and creating. Recommended for families with children ages 7 and up. For more information, visit PEM's online calendar.

Jennifer Pustz of Historic New England presents “Voices From the Back Stairs,” an exploration of domestic service in 19th- and 20th-century New England through three New England house museums, at 2 p.m. at Judge Samuel Holten House, 171 Holten St., Danvers. General Israel Putnam Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution host this special free presentation. Light refreshments will be served. Visitors are welcome and asked to RSVP at 781-944-8373.

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