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July 25, 2013

Best Bets for Thursday, July 25

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Hike the Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary's trails safari-style in search of dragonflies and butterflies as part of this week's Eco-Art program, "Meadow and Wetland Fliers," from 9 to 11 a.m. Learn about the life cycles of these fliers with instructor Meg Atkins, sanctuary field teacher and artist, by catching them in sweep nets and comparing and observing them up close. After the safari, make models of the dragonflies and butterflies using recycled materials. This program is best suited for families with children ages 4 to 12. Cost to participate is $10 for adults, $8 for children, with a member discount available. The sanctuary is at 87 Perkins Row, Topsfield. To register, call 978-887-9264.

Montserrat Galleries continues its series of artist receptions for the exhibit "SEVEN: A Performative Drawing Project" today from 4 to 6 at Montserrat College of Art, 23 Essex St., Beverly. Today's reception features David Teng-Olsen, one of seven artists who have transformed seven gallery walls with their drawings. For more information, email maggie.cavallo@montserrat.edu, call 978-867-9624, or visit www.montserrat.edu/galleries. Can't attend? "SEVEN" is on view through Aug. 8.

Enjoy the smooth Latin sounds of Grupo Fantasia tonight at Castle Hill, 290 Argilla Road, Ipswich, as part of the Castle Hill Summer Picnic Concert Series. Gates open at 5 p.m. for picnicking, and will close once capacity is reached. Grupo Fantasia takes the stage at 7 p.m. Admission, at the gate only, is $30 per car, $20 per car for members of The Trustees of Reservations, $10 for walk-ins. For more information, visit www.thetrustees.org or call 978-356-4351.

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