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February 20, 2013

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Children of all ages can join magician and juggler Robb Preskins for a pirate show at 2 p.m. today. The Friends of the Boxford Town Library will sponsor today's school vacation week event at 10 Elm St., Boxford. The show is free and open to the public. Sign-up at the library, or by calling Joshua Kennnedy at 978-887-7323.

Poets and creative writers are invited to meet fellow wordsmiths and share samples of their work. The program will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. at Flint Public Library, 1 South Main St., Middleton. Adults and teens are invited. For more information, visit http://www.flintlibrary.org/.

Plans are already under way for Beverly's homecoming festivities in August. The Homecoming Committee will hold a meeting at 7 p.m., at the Beverly Cooperative Bank, 254 Cabot St. The committee is seeking volunteers to assist with fundraising initiatives, events, media and website help. New members are invited to attend the meeting. For more information, visit http://beverlyhomecoming.homestead.com/.

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