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June 26, 2013

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Jacob's Corner Pub, on 278 Rantoul St., Beverly, will host a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to benefit patients at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. To learn more, email blooddonor@partners.org, or call 617-632-3206. Schedule an appointment at 978-836-1842 or jacobscornerblooddrive@gmail.com.

See what Danvers third-graders selected as important family artifacts that they may donate to the Danvers Historical Society 50 years from now in "Foresee the Future," from 4 to 6 p.m. at Tapley Memorial Hall, 13 Page St., Danvers. The exhibit highlights their valued possessions and includes similar historical artifacts from the Society’s museum collection. For more information, contact the Danvers Historical Society at 978-777-1666. 

Chet Stentiford, host of Saugus Public TV’s “Creative Gardens,” will present on lawn and garden issues, garden design and layout, and more at the Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, 14 Union St., Hamilton. Guest expert Darron Jalbert will also discuss organic vegetable gardening. This free event runs from 6:30 to 8 p.m. For more information, visit www.hwlibrary.org.

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  • holtenhouse Quick pick 'Voices From the Back Stairs' Jennifer Pustz of Historic New England presents "Voices From the Back Stairs" tomorrow at 2, at the Judge Samuel Holten House, 171 Holten St., Danvers. In her presentation, Pustz explores domestic service in 19th- and 20

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  • Dear Abby: Assistant’s gruff attitude needs to be smoothed out Dear Abby: How do I deal with an assistant who keeps calling me a "brown-noser"? She did it again yesterday at a staff meeting in front of my boss and another assistant. It was the third time she has said it. She is gruff and rude, and several people

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