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April 26, 2014

Best Bets for Saturday and Sunday, April 26 and 27


  • From noon to 4 p.m., come to a spaghetti benefit featuring face painting by Shirley Berry. Admission is $8 for adults, $5 for children ages 8 and up.
  • From 6 to 11 p.m., come to a Team Mason Switzer Benefit featuring a DJ and dancing, bagpiper, belly dancer, silent auction, raffles, cash bar and more.

The Essex Harmony, artists-in-residence at the Danvers Historical Society, will present "The Cost of Freedom: A Boston Marathon Bombing Memorial," a free mixed media a cappella concert with selections by Randall Thompson and William Billings, at 3 p.m. at Tapley Memorial Hall, 13 Page St., Danvers. Donations are encouraged, with proceeds benefitting the ongoing preservation mission of the Danvers Historical Society. Reserve your spot by calling 978-777-1666 or email

Honorable Phillip Weiner, a former war crimes judge, will talk about cases of war crimes in Bosnia and Herzegovina, including those involving crimes against humanity and genocide, at 7 p.m. at Temple Sinai, 1 Community Road, Marblehead. Weiner will also discuss pivotal responsibilities a judge at that level undertakes, and his previous post as a prosecutor for the United Nationals War Crimes Tribunal in the Hague. A complimentary dessert reception will follow Weiner's free presentation. To RSVP, call the Temple, 781-631-2763.

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