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May 25, 2013

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Treat your car to a bubble bath and get rid of the embarrassing seagull excrement, water streaks, mud splatter, finger prints, and all those other not-so-pretty marks. Beverly High School's Girls Tennis Team is hosting a carwash on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Memorial Building, located at 502 Cabot St. in Beverly. The cost is $10 per wash and proceeds will benefit the team and scholarships. For more information, call 978-884-6145.

Don't miss the Sea Change Theatre Company's last performance of Joseph Frost’s lyrical one-act play, “Braids." In the play, the lives of three women, a mother and her daughters, intertwine as they struggle with the perplexities of womanhood, family responsibilities and abandonment. The show will be held on Saturday at 3 and 8 p.m., at Dane Street Church, 10 Dane St., Beverly. Tickets cost $12 for adults and $10 for students and seniors. To purchase tickets, call 978-500-3885, or email boxoffice@seachangetheatre.com. Run time is approximately 40 minutes.

Families with children ages 5 and older are invited to the Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary on Saturday from 1 to 2:30 p.m. to explore the wetlands in search of turtles. Participants will visit areas where turtles like to nest then get an up-close look at a painted turtle. The event will conclude with a hike down to Rockery Pond to visit the resident snapping turtle named Godzilla. The cost is $9 for adults and $7 for children; discounts are available for Mass Audubon Society members. Advance registration is required and can be done at 978-887-9264. The sanctuary is located at 87 Perkins Row in Topsfield.

Head to the Topsfield Fairgrounds on Saturday and Sunday for the Greater Boston Charity Horse Show, featuring hundreds of horses and horse enthusiasts. The public is welcome to attend the weekend-long free event at 207 Boston St. in Topsfield. The show holds an American Morgan Horse Association three-star rating, and riders in any Morgan class who place first or second in the show will qualify for the Morgan Grand National and World Championship Horse Show. The charity event benefits the UpReach Therapeutic Riding Center, Inc., a nonprofit organization that strives to enhance the lives of children and adults with physical and emotional disabilities through the use of horses. Tax deductible donations will be accepted. For more information, visit www.greaterbostoncharityhorseshow.com.

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