, Salem, MA

June 25, 2013

Best Bets for Tuesday, June 25

The Salem News

---- — Looking for something to do today? Here are The Salem News' Best Bets:

The Hand Bell Choir of the Old South United Methodist Church of Reading will perform a mix of hymns, spirituals and other traditional pieces at Landmark at OceanView, 3 Essex St., Beverly, this morning at 10. For more information, email or call 978-927-4227.

Don't miss "All Things Bright and Beautiful," an exhibit of paintings, collages, stained glass, decorative objects, hand-knit scarves and digital art at the Cloister Gallery in St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 135 Lafayette St., Marblehead. The exhibit, featuring parishioners' artwork, comes to a close Wednesday. The gallery is open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. during the week and is handicapped-accessible. For more information, call 781-631-4951 or

North Shore Concert Band kicks off its free, six-week summer concert series at the Salem Willows Bandstand tonight at 7. Concerts feature a variety of music, including Broadway, classical, big band, Disney, patriotic and solo tunes. This year, the Salem Willows Bandstand will be renamed for Robert Hayes, professional trombone player and concert organizer since 1939. For more information, contact Gordon Bowman, 978-531-9339 or