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March 22, 2014

Best Bets for Saturday, March 22 and Sunday, March 23

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Marblehead Chamber of Commerce's 17th annual Home Show kicks off today from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Marblehead High School, 2 Humphrey St., Marblehead. The show features a wide range of products and providers of home improvement jobs, remodeling, renovating and home-buying services. In addition to home improvement vendors, there will be a silent auction, giveaways, family activities and more. Parking is free, and lunch is available for purchase. The show continues tomorrow, Sunday, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Details are available at

Hamilton-Wenham Public Library’s annual book sale opens to the public today from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and continues Monday through Thursday during regular library hours at 14 Union St., South Hamilton. The sale features books for children, teens and adults ranging from fiction to nonfiction, biography to self-help, science fiction, beach reads and more. Formats include hardcover, paperback, board books, DVD, CDs and some maps. For more information, visit

Salem Theatre Company presents Tom Stoppard’s award-winning comedy “Heroes” at 7:30 this evening and 3 p.m. tomorrow, at the STC Theater, 90 Lafayette St., Salem. Adapted from Gérald Sibleyras’
“Le Vent des Peupliers,” “Heroes” is a play about war heroes Gustave, Henri and Philippe who, fed up with their dictatorial captors, smelly inmates and bingo nights, plot an escape from their retirement home. General admission is $25, $20 for seniors and $10 for students. Tickets and details are available at, or by calling 866-811-4111.


First Church in Salem presents a Dennis Organ Recital at 3 this afternoon, featuring Salem resident and organist Don Glover. The program includes works by Buxtehude, Bach, Franck, Levebure-Wely, Muschel and others. The concert is sponsored by the William Dennis Fund in memory of Caroline Martin. Admission is free and open to the public. First Church is located at 316 Essex St. in Salem. For more information, call 978-744-1551 or email

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