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Kids are invited to show off their board game skills from noon to 3 p.m. at Ipswich Public Library, 25 N. Main St., Ipswich. Game Day features board and card games including Battleship, Sorry, chess, checkers, Connect Four and more. For details and registration, call 978-356-6648.
Local artists, DJs and performers will take to the stage tonight at 8, for Formula 13 Hip Hop Showcase & Food Drive, at the Peabody Elks Lodge, 40 Oak St., Peabody. Donations of non-perishable food items will be collected for Haven From Hunger, and donors will receive a raffle ticket for each item. Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 at the door before 9:30 p.m.; this event is open to adults ages 21 and up with ID. For more information, visit www.theformula13.eventbrite.com.
Support Patrick Cornacchio's Eagle Scout service project at this talent show fundraiser designed to raise money for a space for Spark 540˚’s new headquarters. The organization works with teenagers on service projects. Local teens will perform in a talent show judged by a panel of three judges. The fundraiser takes place at 8 p.m. at Old Town Hall, 32 Derby Square, Salem. Advance tickets cost $7/student and $10/adult, or $9/student and $12/adult at the door. Purchase tickets in advance at 978-223-3879.