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September 12, 2013

North Shore Entertainment Calendar


“THE BEATRIX POTTER YOU NEVER KNEW.” Monday, Sept. 16, 9 to 10:30 a.m., Beverly Public Library, Sohier Room, 32 Essex St., Beverly. The library’s Monday Mornings lecture series kicks off with “The Beatrix Potter You Never Knew,” an illustrated lecture with speaker Betsy Bray on how Beatrix Potter overcame a strict childhood to become a woman ahead of her time. Light refreshments served between 9 and 9:30 a.m. Program geared toward older adults. 978-921-6062,

“LEAF-BLOWERS ARE BLOWING MORE THAN LEAVES.” Monday, Sept. 16, 7 to 8 p.m., Abbot Public Library, 235 Pleasant St., Marblehead. hosts a presentation on health risks leaf-blowers create in the form of air and noise pollution. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. Free; open to the public.

WAS KING GEORGE III “MAD” ABOUT THE ARTS? Tuesday, Sept. 17, 6:30 p.m., Castle Hill on Crane Estate, 290 Argilla Road, Ipswich. The former librarian of Windsor Castle, Oliver Everett, presents “King George III: A Good Connoisseur and Collector.” The lecture examines George III’s artistic legacy, which still remains in the Royal Collection, and demonstrates how the king, as described by a biographer, was “the most cultured monarch ever to sit on the throne of Britain” despite great political, military, and social upheaval. $30 for Trustees of Reservations and Royal Oak Foundation members, $40 nonmembers. A reception will follow. Advance registration strongly recommended at Also, Freeman’s Auctioneers and Appraisers, sponsor of the post-lecture reception, will offer a “What’s It Worth?” free appraisal session with five specialists from 1 to 5 p.m. in Castle Hill’s Great House gallery. Program presented in partnership with The Royal Oak Foundation.

“TAMING THE TERRIBLE TOO(S).” Tuesday, Sept. 17, 7 p.m., Abbot Public Library, 235 Pleasant St., Marblehead. Marblehead resident and organizing coach Susan Stone presents “Taming the Terrible Too(s).” Stone will share an informative and entertaining presentation on why one’s life can easily become overstuffed, and ideas and techniques for de-cluttering and simplifying one’s home and office. Public welcome. 781-631-1481,

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