, Salem, MA


May 10, 2014

Best Bets for Saturday and Sunday, May 10 and 11

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are The Salem News' Best Bets:

Saturday, May 10

Meet the baby piglets at Green Meadows Farm, 656 Asbury St., Hamilton. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., children can help feed the piglets and learn the role of pigs on the farm. Mrs. Green will lead crafts under the tent, including making a piggy puppet and painting rocks to decorate the piglets’ home. Tours take place every 20 to 30 minutes. For more information, visit or call 978-468-2277.

Individuals and families living with Marfan syndrome, a life-threatening genetic disorder of the body’s connective tissue, will celebrate The Marfan Foundation’s first 1-mile Walk for Victory in the Boston area, at Salem Willows Park, 167 Fort Ave., Salem. Walk starts at noon. Event includes food and activities for the family. Register at or on-site.

Join Beverly Mayor Mike Cahill and the Beverly Bicycle Committee for the third annual bicycle ride from City Hall, 191 Cabot St., Beverly, to Hospital Point Lighthouse and back. Meet at City Hall at 2 p.m. Participants of all ages and all cycling abilities are invited. Wear a helmet. The ride is marshalled for safety and concludes with Hoodsies and a few words from Cahill. Donations for River House will be accepted. For more information, visit

Sunday, May 11

Ipswich High School and Middle School students present Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “The Sound of Music” at 2:30 p.m. at Ipswich Performing Arts Center, 134 High St., Ipswich. Tickets are available at the door or online: $10 adults, $8 students and seniors.

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