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March 2, 2013

North Shore religion news in brief


“Images of Jewish Women in American Film,” a film and discussion series sponsored by the Jewish Women’s Archive, will trace cultural representations of and attitudes toward Jewish women in American films in the past 50 years. The series begins Wednesday, March 6, at 7 p.m. at Woodbridge, 240 Lynnfield St., Peabody, with the movie “Marjorie Morningstar,” the 1958 film version of Herman Wouk’s novel. Future dates and movies include “Hester Street,” April 22, at the JCC in Marblehead; “The Way We Were,” May 2, at Aviv Centers in Peabody; “Private Benjamin,” June 5, JCC in Marblehead; and “Kissing Jessica Stein,” July 22, at Aviv Centers in Peabody. Admission is free, and refreshments will be served. To reserve a spot, contact Susan Feinstein at 978-740-4431 or

St. Richard Parish in Danvers will hold its third annual St. Patrick’s Dinner on Saturday, March 9, at 5:30 p.m. in the lower church. A traditional corned beef and cabbage dinner will be served. Ticket prices are $12 for adults, $9 for children ages 6-10, and free for children 5 and under. Tickets are available after each Mass at the St. Richard Parish Center or by contacting Mary Roach at 978-340-3044 or There will be live entertainment by the St. John’s Prep Celtic band and Irish step dancing by O’Shea Chaplin Irish Dancers. Raffle baskets will be donated by Parish ministry groups.

Maple Street Church in Danvers will hold its fourth annual Trivia Night on March 9 at the Polish Club on Cheever Street, Danvers, from 6 to 10 p.m. All are welcome to attend and encouraged to form teams of eight. Singles and groups with fewer than eight members will be placed with others to form a team. There will be a DJ, prizes, raffles and a cash bar. The cost is $15 for adults and $5 for children. All are welcome to bring snacks, dinner and/or desserts. Call the church office at 978-774-4510 or Mercy Duffill at 508-527-4745 or to purchase tickets, reserve a table or donate to the raffle.

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