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Celebrate Dr. Seuss' 109th birthday today with a breakfast of green eggs and ham. The Kiwanis Club of Beverly, will host the breakfast, which will be held from 8 to 11:30 a.m. at the Italian Community Center, 302 Rantoul St., Beverly. The full breakfast features green (or yellow) eggs, ham, pancakes, milk, orange juice and coffee. Activities include face painting, balloons, raffles and giveaways, and attendees are encouraged to bring a camera as there will be an opportunity to meet and pose for pictures with popular characters, including The Cat in the Hat, Easter Bunny, Wally the Green Monster, Hello Kitty, Bob the Builder, and Blue from "Blues Clues." Children will be admitted for free and must be accompanied by an adult. Admission is $5 for adults and tickets will be available at the door. For more information, visit Beverly Kiwanis' website at www.beverlykiwanis.org.
If your kids aren't into eating eggs, maybe they'll enjoy hunting for them. There are several Easter egg hunts planned today to choose from:
- 10 a.m. to noon, Green Meadows Farm, 656 Asbury St., Hamilton; after the hunt children can dye an egg in the greenhouse; free.
- 11 a.m., Salem Athenaeum, 337 Essex St., Salem; bring your own baskets; refreshments available in the reading room prior to the hunt; register at 978-744-2540 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- noon to 3 p.m., The Happy Sunflower, 78 Wharf St., Salem; hunts will be divided into two age groups: ages 4 and younger, noon to 1 p.m.; ages 5 and older, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Following each hunt, participants can take photos with the Easter Bunny. Event includes giveaways from participating Pickering Wharf businesses and goody bags for parents of egg hunters. 978-594-8988.
- 12:30 p.m., Danvers Art Association, 105 Elliott St., Danvers, Easter Bunny will be there, too; free; www.danversart.org/danversart.org/Welcome.html.
Celebrate Women's History Day today at the Phillips House, 34 Chestnut St., and Witch House, 310 Essex St., both in Salem, from noon to 4 p.m. Enjoy guided tours of the Phillips House (departing every half-hour). At the Witch House, author Bonnie Hurd Smith will sign and sell her books on women’s history. Free admission to Salem residents with proof of residency. For more information, call 978-744-0440 or 978-744-8815 or email email@example.com.
On Sunday, All Saints Episcopal Church will host an Easter egg hunt for all children ages 9 and younger following the 10 a.m. Easter service. The church is at 46 Cherry St., Danvers. For more information, visit www.allsaintsepiscopalnorthshore.org.