, Salem, MA

July 19, 2013

Best Bets for Friday, July 19

The Salem News

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Questions? Comments? Concerns? Share them with State Representative Jerry Parisella during open office hours from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Beverly Council on Aging, located at 90 Colon St. Contact Angel Donahue-Rodriguez at 617-722-2877 for more information.

Partake in the Community Summer Bash festivities from 4 to 7 p.m. outside of Living Hope Church. The event features musical entertainment by rap artist Steven Hernandez and the group Hope Rising, hot dogs, face painting, games, and other activities. Admission is free and open to the public. In case of rain, the event will take place inside the church, which is located at 556 Cabot St. in Beverly. For details, contact Scott Smith at 978-921-4141 or visit

Salem Athenaeum's Summer Salon Series features a presentation by Kate Murray on “A Rwandan Odyssey: Accomplishments of a Great People,” beginning at 5:30 p.m. at 337 Essex St. in Salem. Tickets and reservations are not required. For details, visit, call 978-744-2540, or email