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April 11, 2013

North Shore entertainment calendar


Lectures and discussions

PUBLIC DISCUSSION OF “THE KILLER ANGELS.” Thursday, April 11, 4 p.m., Ipswich Public Library, Collins Meeting Room, 25 N. Main St. Martha Mauser will lead; part of the “Ipswich Reads ... One Book!” program.

GEM PROGRAM. Thursday, April 11, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Flint Public Library, 1 S. Main St., Middleton. David Hill, owner of Tosoro Jewelers in Middleton, will discuss gemstones and jewelry. Program is suitable for adults. 978-774-8132 or

NORTH SHORE COMPUTER SOCIETY PRESENTATION. Thursday, April 11, 7 p.m., McCarthy Auditorium, Peabody Municipal Light Plant, 201 Warren St. Ext. Features Piyum Samaraweera, Carbonite’s director of product management, providing an overview of backup technologies in a presentation titled “Backing up to the Cloud: Safeguarding Your Digital Files.” Learn the differences between backup, syncing and storage, and learn what to look for in a backup service to ensure that files will be available when needed most. Tech Talk Time will also be held. Free. Seating is limited. or 888-955-6727.

“2013 EASTERN YC MINI CRUISES.” Thursday, April 11, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Eastern Yacht Club, 47 Foster St., Marblehead. Vice Commodore Bruce Dyson presents as part of Eastern Yacht Club Sailing Committee’s 2013 Winter Speaker Series. Dyson will discuss how to prepare for and enjoy this summer’s Mini Cruises; boat preparation, what types of food to bring and local knowledge for planned destinations will be covered. Free. Registration required at

CELEBRATE ISRAEL’S 65TH BIRTHDAY Thursday, April 11, 7 p.m., Congregation Shirat Hayam, 55 Atlantic Ave., Swampscott. Presentation titled “Beyond the Camels and Falafel: A Futurist Celebration of Israel!” Presentation by futurist professor David Passig on Israel’s mega trends in the 21st century. Event includes a reception with Israeli culinary specialties, tastings of fine wines from Israel and desserts. Also, a virtual time capsule of stories, photos and other artifacts will be collected and created to record how the North Shore Jewish community engages with Israel. Free. Reserve a spot at, 781-599-8005 or

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