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April 8, 2013

Best Bets for Monday, April 8

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Watch the Peabody Skating Club twirl, twist, jump and jive in the 39th annual ice skating show from 5 to 7 p.m. at the McVann-O’Keefe Skating Rink, 511 Lowell St., Peabody. The show will feature area skaters performing group and solo routines. Admission is free, and all are welcome to attend. For more information, contact Sally Larkin Bettencourt, the director of the Peabody Skating Club, at 781-305-3555 or peabody.skating.club@gmail.com.

Learn about the “real Shutter Islands” during Beverly Public Library's Monday Mornings lecture series, when local author Christopher Klein presents a virtual tour of the history and natural beauty of the Boston Harbor Islands national park area. The movie “Shutter Island” was set on a fictitious island in Boston Harbor, but the true stories of the 34 Boston Harbor Islands are even stranger than the film. Hear tales of ghosts, shipwrecks, prisoners of war and Revolutionary War battles that took place on “the real Shutter Islands.” Klein’s guide, “Discovering the Boston Harbor Islands,” will be available for purchase. The event starts at 9:30 a.m. in the library's Sohier Room; light refreshments will be served beforehand at 9 a.m. The library is located at 32 Essex St., Beverly, and is handicapped-accessible. Admission is free. For more information, call 978-921-6062 or email flynn@noblenet.org.

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