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October 12, 2013

North Shore religion calendar


Saturday, Oct. 26

Annual Church Fair, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Fellowship Hall, Holy Trinity United Methodist Church, 16 Sylvan St., Danvers. Includes a coffee shop, luncheon and the following booths: candy, baked goods, country store, holiday table, grandma’s attic, books, jewelry, gifts and accessories. Event includes a silent auction and a cookie walk where one can fill a container with a variety of cookies. Handicapped-accessible. 978-777-7408.

Winter Warm-Up Sale, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Ascension Memorial Church, Dorman Gym, 31 County Road, Ipswich. Proceeds benefit the church’s community outreach initiatives. Sale features designer brands, coats, warm-ups, scarves, gloves, mittens, women’s pants and sweaters, men’s pants and shirts, children’s hand-knit sweaters and jackets, shoes and boots. 978-356-2560.

Trunk or Treat, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Covenant Christian Academy, 83 Pine St., Peabody. Branch Church sponsors a Trunk or Treat event for children of all ages, featuring candy, inflatable bounce houses, hot dogs and drinks, and prizes and giveaways. Free. Bring a bag for candy. To serve as a “trunker,” email; prize awarded for best decorated trunk. Details available at

Medjugorje: “The Blessed Virgin’s Message,” 5:30 to 8 p.m., St. Richard Parish, 90 Forest St., Danvers. St. Richard Parish will host Medjugorje visionary Ivan Dragicevic for a spiritual experience of personal discovery and reaffirmation, re-wakening, deepening and sharing of faith. Program part of the parish’s 50th anniversary celebration.

300th Anniversary Celebration, 6 p.m., Second Congregational Church, Fellowship Hall, 35 Conant St., Beverly. In celebration of the church’s 300th anniversary, a catered dinner by Bonne Bouche Caterers will be served at 6 p.m., followed by a concert at 8 p.m. in the sanctuary, featuring the Cape Ann Big Band and Jazz Ensemble, a 17-piece ensemble. Tickets cost $25 dinner, $15 concert, or $35 combined, and are available at, 978-922-5722, or at the door. Dinner reservations must be made in advance.

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