SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

Lifestyle

April 11, 2013

North Shore entertainment calendar

Good causes

PARENTS FOR MUSIC EXCELLENCE FUNDRAISER. Thursday, April 11, 4 to 10 p.m., Texas Roadhouse, 301 Newbury St., Danvers. Get a coupon from a DHS band member and dine at Texas Roadhouse anytime between 4 and 10 p.m.; the restaurant will donate 15 percent of the total food purchase to PME. A table with PME raffle baskets will be set up inside the restaurant.

BOOK EVENT TO BENEFIT ARCWORKS. Thursday, April 11, 5:30 p.m., 22 Foster St., Peabody. Book reading and signing of “Frame Up” by James Phoenix. Free admission. Refreshments served. Proceeds from books sold at the event will benefit the art center. Reserve a spot at srbrown@ne-arc.org.

ACCIDENTALLY ON PURPOSE. Thursday, April 11, 6:30 p.m., Moose Family Lodge, 50 Grove St., Salem. Performance by comedy improvisational troupe whose style is based on the TV show “Whose Line is it Anyway?” Event will benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Salem. $10/ticket, available at the Boys & Girls Club, 13 Hawthorne Blvd., Salem. Program starts at 7 p.m. Audience members may be subjects of improv. Cash bar and raffles available. dbollen@bgcgs.org, 978-744-0915 or www.bgcgs.org.

THE ARTFUL DOGGER. Thursday, April 11, 7 to 9 p.m., Danvers Art Association, 105 Elliott St. Friends of Danvers Dog Park presents a fundraiser art show and auction that showcases artwork in various mediums by local artists. Reception and silent auction start at 7 p.m. $5 ticket includes appetizers, musical entertainment and door prizes. www.friendsofdanversdogpark.com.

“ALL THINGS NEW.” Thursday, April 11, 7 to 9 p.m., Community House of Hamilton and Wenham, 284 Bay Road, Hamilton. Silent auction to benefit Amirah, an organization dedicated to helping women emerge from commercial exploitation. Admission is $5 or a gift card to Target, Walmart or Home Depot. Familygordon@comcast.net.

FOURTH ANNUAL TASTE OF THE NORTH SHORE. Friday, April 12, 6 to 9 p.m., Acura of Peabody, 233 Andover St. Event features samples from several North Shore restaurants, entertainment, and live and silent auctions to benefit the 2013 North Shore Cancer Walk/Run. Billy Costa of Kiss 108 FM and NECN’s “TV Diner” will serve as host and auctioneer. $60/ticket; purchase at http://nsmcgiving.partners.org/taste or 866-296-6900. Funds raised from the North Shore Cancer Walk/Run help ensure quality care to cancer patients at North Shore Medical Center and the Mass General/North Shore Cancer Center. www.northshorecancerwalk.org.

1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Lifestyle
  • macaws Vet Connection: Pet birds need training, social interaction and time out of the cage People are fascinated with the big colorful birds on display at Animal Kingdom and wild bird sanctuaries. It's always fascinating to see someone walking down the street with a big-beaked bird on his or her shoulder as a companion. We are all drawn to

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • Ask Dog Lady: Her little dog is obsessed with food Dear Dog Lady: I have a 3-year-old, long-coated Chihuahua named Mexipep (after a brand of hot sauce). She has many fine attributes -- she's very sweet, not nervous and barky like the short-coated Chihuahuas can be. On the subject of food, however, th

    July 25, 2014

  • howe Book Notes: Local novelist sees ‘conversion’ syndrome in witch trials The parallels between 1692 and today are so close, they're frightening. That's one conclusion you could draw from reading "Conversion," Marblehead resident Katherine Howe's new novel, which compares the world of the Salem Witch Trials to the life of

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • vehicles Quick pick: Festival of vehicles

    Festival of vehicles Take a ride over to the Hamilton-Wenham Public Library for the 16th annual Vehicle Night on Wednesday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The festival of fire trucks, emergency vehicles, cruisers and snow plows takes place in the library park

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • Friday's Best Bets Best Bets for Friday, July 25

    Looking for something to do today? Here are The Salem News' Best Bets:

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • Dear Abby: Tyke becomes a terror when mom takes back her cellphone Dear Abby: When my friend "Fran" and I get together with our kids, they often play games on her cellphone until the battery dies. If she tries to take the phone from her 6-year-old to make a call or recharge the phone, he starts yelling at her, pushe

    July 25, 2014

  • misselwood_2 Rare, classic cars make an appearance at annual Endicott College show

    The original Concours d'Elegance was a fashion show on wheels. "It did start in 17th century France, where some of the aristocracy wanted to show off the fashions they were wearing," said Patrick Cornellison, chairman of the event. "Mainly women woul

    July 24, 2014 2 Photos

  • twenties_3 Ipswich's Castle Hill braces for 1,000 at Roaring '20s Lawn Party

    The latest dance craze started in the 1930s. The Lindy Hop, which first flourished in the ballrooms of Harlem, is expected to draw hundreds of people to a dance floor at the Crane Estate this Sunday. Organized by Boston Swing Central, a dance club in

    July 24, 2014 4 Photos

  • kallyson North Shore entertainment calendar Good cause YARD SALE TO BENEFIT JIMMY FUND. Saturday, July 26, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 11 Anna Drive, Danvers. Family yard sale with all proceeds benefiting the Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk. WOOSHIE'S WARRIORS FUNDRAISER FOR MS. Sunday, July 27, 10 a.

    July 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • The reader's eye Name: Erika Torkildsen Hometown: Beverly Description: "I took this at the Salem Common around a park where I noticed a ripped basketball net amid the blue sky. Instead of taking the picture from my original view, I tipped the camera up from under the

    July 24, 2014

NDN Video
Comments Tracker