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April 2, 2013

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Wear blue and join Parents United of Salem for the second annual World Autism Awareness Day Walk tonight at 6:30 at Salem Common. Glow sticks will be provided for children, and the first 20 families in attendance will receive a blue light bulb to take home. For more information, visit http://parentsunitedofsalem.org/.

Hear a collection of stories gathered over the years in “Stories my Mother and Other Strangers Told Me," tonight at 7 at First Church, Cleveland Room, 316 Essex St., Salem. Jim McAllister’s Winter 2013 Lecture Series presents stories from Bowman’s Bakery, the Essex Camera Shop, street corner conversations, local publications, unpublished memoirs, unsolicited letters and other sources. Admission is $12. Use new entrance to the right and rear of the church. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. For more information, email culturecorner@gmail.com or call 978-745-6314.

Also tonight at 7, the Salem Peace Committee presents a free screening of the film "Body of War" in the St. James Conference Room, at the corner of Bridge and Flint strets, Salem. "Body of War" tells the story of an Iraq War veteran who was paralyzed from a bullet to the spine and his physical and emotional journey as he begins to question war in Iraq. For more information, call 978-740-9917.

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