The Salem News
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Kids can come explore the ancient world of dinosaurs, learn all about fossils, then dig for and make fossils out of clay today at the Peabody Institute Library, 82 Main St., Peabody. The fun starts at 10 a.m. for ages 8 to 11, 11 a.m. for ages 5 to 7. Advance registration is required at 978-531-0100, ext. 29.
Families have two chances to see Charlie Williams, the Noiseguy, today, Williams is an author, vocal sound impressionist and children's comedian who uses imitations and energy to animate his children's shows. See the Noiseguy at 10:30 a.m. at Peabody Institute Library, 15 Sylvan St., Danvers. Or, see him for the Swampscott Public Library's summer reading program kickoff at 6:30 p.m. at the library, 61 Burrill St., Swampscott. For more information call 978-774-0554 (Danvers show) or visit www.noblenet.org/swampscott.
Don't miss the North Shore Concert Band when it performs tonight at 7 at the newly dedicated Robert F. Hayes Band Stand at Salem Willows. In case of rain, concert will move to the following Tuesday. For details, contact band manager Gordon Bowman at 978-531-9339 or firstname.lastname@example.org.