, Salem, MA

May 24, 2013

Best Bets for Friday, May 24

The Salem News

---- — Looking for something to do today? Here are The Salem News' Best Bets:

Today is your last day to view "The Painted Story: New Work by Brian Brogan" at True North Gallery, 25 Woodbury St., Hamilton. Brogan, a North Shore artist, creates vibrant paintings inspired by indigenous traditions from around the world. The gallery is open until 5 p.m. today. For more information, call 978-468-1962 or email

It's Dog Park Night at the Maple Street Tavern, 49 Maple St., Danvers. A percentage of food sales from 5 p.m. to close will be donated to the Danvers Dog Park Fund. Raffle and auction items will also be available.

The Sea Change Theatre Company closes out its inaugural season with "Braids," Joseph Frost’s lyrical one-act play that focuses on a mother and her daughters and how their lives intertwine as they struggle with the perplexities of womanhood, family responsibilities, and abandonment. Curtain rises at 8 p.m. tonight; tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for students and seniors. To purchase tickets, call 978-500-3885 or email