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June 12, 2014

North Shore Entertainment Calendar


OLD ROSE SALE. Saturday, June 14, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m., Ipswich Museum, Whipple House lawn, 54 S. Main St., Ipswich. The Ipswich Museum holds its annual sale. The Old Rose Gardens at the Whipple House contain pre-1864 rose varieties, many of which are originally from Ipswich residents’ gardens. $25 per plant.


“BAGGAGE,” BY RICHARD FLYNN. On view through July 1, CinemaSalem, 1 East India Square, Salem. “Baggage” is an installation in pieces by Richard Flynn, featuring more than 200 new artworks displayed in a manner evocative of goods for sale on store shelves. Free and open to the public when CinemaSalem is open for movies.

SHEILA FARREN BILLINGS. On view throughout June and July, Northshore Unitarian Universalist Church, 323 Locust St., Danvers. Exhibit features watercolors, acrylics and other works by award-winning artist Sheila Farren Billings of Salem, who is also the author and illustrator of four children’s books. 978-774-7582,

“ART OF ONE SHORE TO ANOTHER.” Collection of oil and watercolor paintings by Elaine Carter Stonkus on view through June 26 at The Gallery at Grosvenor Park, 7 Loring Hills Ave., Salem. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekends. 978-741-5700.

ART BY THE “FAB 4.” On view through June 29, Brush Strokes Gallery, 14 Prospect St., Marblehead. Exhibit features works in tile art, acrylic, watercolor, pastels and photography created by a group of local artists, referred to as the “Fab 4.” For more details, call 617-233-2347 or contact Mary Taddie at

ART BY BRETT MASON. On view through June 27 at Beverly Bank, 254 Cabot St., Beverly. Exhibit of original artwork by award-winning Beverly artist Brett Mason. The public is welcome to view the exhibit during regular banking hours: Monday to Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Thursday and Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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  • 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.

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  • shakespeare Good cause The Bard comes alive on Misery Island Join Sea Station for its inaugural performance of "The Tempest Trials," a Shakespearean festival on Salem's Misery Island, on Saturday from noon to 4:15 p.m. The festival features actors of all ages participating

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    July 24, 2014

  • Dear Abby: Girl and cousin both need counseling after assault Dear Abby: My granddaughter "Cindy," age 2, was being watched by her mommy's ex-sister-in-law and her sons. Cindy went to her mommy and said, "Bubby hurt me." Bubby is what she calls her 10-year-old cousin. Her mother called the police. A policeman s

    July 23, 2014

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  • Dear Abby: Younger couples weigh in on how they handle money Dear Readers: On April 11, I printed a letter from "Wondering in Washington," a man asking why young men in general today have the attitude that "any money I earn is mine" in a marriage or live-in situation. He said when he married, he and his wife c

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