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May 8, 2014

North Shore Entertainment Calendar

Good causes

RELAY FOR LIFE OF DANVERS. Friday, May 9, 6 p.m. to Saturday, May 10, 6 a.m., Danvers High School, 60 Cabot Road, Danvers. American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Danvers is an overnight event that celebrates cancer survivors, remembers those who have died from cancer, and provides the opportunity to fight back against the disease. Funds raised support the American Cancer Society’s efforts to find a cure for cancer. For details or to register, visit

WALK FOR VICTORY. Saturday, May 10, noon, Salem Willows Park, 167 Fort Ave., Salem. Individuals and families living with Marfan syndrome, a life-threatening genetic disorder affecting the body’s connective tissue, will celebrate The Marfan Foundation’s first one-mile Walk for Victory in the Boston area. Walk starts at noon. Event includes food and activities for the family. Register at or on-site.

RILEY ROCKS COMEDY NIGHT. Saturday, May 10, 6 p.m., Union Club, 141 Cabot St., Beverly. Night of comedy, food and fun in support of the Riley Rocks Fund. Stand-up comics include Paul D’Angelo, Jeff Koen, Joe Espi and Chris Pennie. $40 ticket, available at Super Sub, 324 Cabot St., Beverly, or by contacting Emily Dawson, 978-852-1981, or Gino Cirone, 508-654-4400. Event includes raffle and silent auction items.

LIONS COMEDY NIGHT. Saturday, May 10, 8 p.m., John T. Heard 10th Masonic District Lodge, 70 Topsfield Road, Ipswich. Comedy night features Ipswich’s Paul Gilligan, Stephen Bjork, Dave Rattigan, Abhishek Shah and Gordon Ulen. Event includes cash bar, limited food menu, drawings and more. Proceeds benefit Ipswich Lions Club charities and scholarships. Tickets, $25 each, available at Zumi’s Espresso & Ice Cream, 40 Market St., Ipswich; Lions Club members; or Scott Johnson, 978-356-4611. Doors open at 7 for 8 p.m. show.

RESIDENCE TEA & HANDBAG EXTRAVAGANZA. Wednesday, May 14, 2 to 4 p.m., Emmerton House, 12 Hawthorne Blvd., Salem. Residence Committee of the Woman’s Friend Society will hold the annual Residence Tea and Handbag Extravaganza to support the upkeep and maintenance of the Emmerton House, which provides low-rent housing to women who work and/or study in the Salem area. Attendees encouraged to accessorize a favorite handbag; prize awarded for most unique bag. Event includes a raffle, tea, coffee and refreshments. $5 donation at the door. Woman’s Friend Society, 978-744-2137.

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