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March 9, 2013

North Shore religion calendar

Saturday, March 9

Third annual St. Patrick’s Day Dinner, 5:30 p.m., St. Richard Church, 90 Forest St., Danvers. Traditional corned beef and cabbage dinner served. Live entertainment by the St. John’s Prep Celtic Band, Irish step dancing by O’Shea Chaplin Irish Dancers and raffle baskets donated by Parish ministry groups. $12/adults, $9/children 10 and under, free/children 5 and under. Tickets available after each Mass or at 978-340-3044 or

Sunday, March 10

PJ Library Sing-along Seder, 3 to 4:30 p.m., Temple B’nai Abraham, 200 E. Lothrop St. Families with children ages 8 and younger are invited to the Jewish program. Cantor Gaston Bogomolni will teach attendees how to sing and creatively move through a Passover Seder. Designed for families with young children, while teaching parents creative ways to bring the experience home. Free. Grandparents welcome to attend. Parents will receive a free bag of Seder-related items to take home. 978-740-4431 or Funded in part by an allocation from the Jewish Federation of the North Shore.

Thursday, March 14

Passover Story Hour, 10:30 a.m., Flint Public Library, 1 S. Main St., Middleton. Special Passover story hour. Read stories, sing Passover songs, make a Passover craft and enjoy a snack. Sammy the Spider will also be in attendance. Free; open to the community. Program is suitable for children up to age 6. Reserve a spot at

Saturday, March 16

St. Patrick’s Day Mass, 4 p.m., Our Lady Star of the Sea Parish, 80 Atlantic Ave., Marblehead. Mass with Celtic harpist followed by a social in the Parish Center with Irish step dancers from Sheila Bremer’s School of Irish Dance.

Sunday, March 17

Matzah Melodies Preschool Program, 1 to 2 p.m., Cohen Hillel Academy, 6 Community Road, Marblehead. Families with preschool-age children are invited for a craft project, Passover treats and Passover songs. Miss Ari will teach songs to share during Passover Seder. Free. Reservations appreciated at or 781-639-2880.

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