BY MURIEL C. HOFFACKER
— Looking for something to do today? Here are The Salem News' Best Bets:
Fill your morning with the magical puppetry of John McDonough’s Pumpernickel Puppets “Sir George and the Dragon.” The event is part of Peabody Institute Library's vacation-week programs, and is geared toward children, ages 3 to 10, and families. Space is limited and registration is required at 978-531-0100, ext. 29. The event will be held at the library's main branch located at 82 Main St., in Peabody.
Learn how your body works at 2 p.m. today. Join children, ages 5 and older, on an exploration of the digestive tract, hear the heart pump and watch the blood flow. The event is sponsored by the Middleton Cultural Council and will be held at Flint Public Library, located at 1 South Main St., in Middleton. For more information, visit http://www.flintlibrary.org/.
Will the Masconomet Chieftains dominate the Marblehead Magicians? Or will Marblehead have some tricks up their sleeve to take home the win? Find out at 2 p.m. when Masconomet Regional High School's girls hockey team competes against Marblehead High School's girls. The game will be held at the Dorothy Talbot Rink located at the O'Maley Middle School, 32 Cherry St., Gloucester.