, Salem, MA


January 24, 2013

North Shore entertainment calendar



HERITAGE INDEPENDENT FILMS. On view every Tuesday and Thursday through Jan. 31, at Hollywood Hits Theatre, 7 Hutchinson Drive, Danvers. Films include “Gloucestermen” at 11:30 a.m. and “Civil War Life and Medicine” at 12:15 p.m. $5/general, $4/seniors. 978-777-2711.

TEEN MOVIE AND PIZZA NIGHT. Wednesday, Jan. 30, 6 p.m., Flint Public Library, 1 S. Main St., Middleton. Screening of “Hotel Transylvania,” rated PG. Call or drop in to reserve a spot. For children ages 13 and older. or 978-774-8132.

Lectures and discussions

“HAITI: A CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL STORY.” Saturday, Jan. 26, 4 p.m., Northshore Unitarian Universalist Church, 323 Locust St., Danvers. Dr. Brian Orr will speak about his experiences in Haiti since the earthquake three years ago. Orr will discuss how Haiti is working to recover from the disaster, but poverty is still rampant and international support is slowing down. Free. 978-774-7582 or visit

FORUM ON “IMMIGRATION RIGHTS IN MASSACHUSETTS.” Sunday, Jan. 27, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church of Greater Lynn, 101 Forest Ave., Swampscott. Facilitated by Jesse Jaeger, executive director of the Unitarian Universalist Mass Action. Includes three presenters from the immigration rights community: Jose Palma, organizer for Centro Presente; Katherine Ascuncion of the Student Immigrant Movement; and Lena Graber of the National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild. Lunch served at 11 a.m. in the Parish Hall; forum will follow.; 781-595-8836, ext. 12; or

THE BIBLE AS LITERATURE: THE BEATITUDES AND PSALMS. Sunday, Jan. 27, 12:30 to 2 p.m., First Church in Salem, 316 Essex St. A free, nondenominational seminar led by Theo Theoharis, a professor of comparative literature and award-winning teacher at Harvard and MIT. Theoharis will lead participants in an interactive and informative discussion of the texts and their role in the development of Western culture, thought and literature. The seminar is the pilot for an ongoing book group on the Bible as literature, which will meet monthly at a cost of $20 to $25 per person for each session. 978-979-8745,, 978-744-5125 or

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