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April 25, 2013

North Shore Entertainment Calendar


MONTSERRAT’S FINE ART IV SENIOR THESIS RECEPTION. Wednesday, May 1, 5 to 8 p.m., 301 Cabot St., Beverly. The seventh senior exhibition in a weekly series of receptions this spring, titled “Keep in Mind,” features the work of Montserrat seniors Colin McGuire, Miguel Graves, Kermit Class, Ivy Folwer, Morgan Dyer, Rachael Kollar, Jade Brewer, Alyssa Kline, Rebecca Skrabely and Erin Wolf., 978-867-9604 or

Gatherings and celebrations

COMMUNITY OPEN HOUSE. Friday, April 26, 5 to 7 p.m., Marblehead Community Center, 10 Humphrey St. All Marblehead residents are welcome to visit the new Teen Center. Also, from 7 to 10:30 p.m., the community center will host a High School Teen Night for grades nine through 12. Event includes live music, food and drinks. or 978-998-0285.

CELEBRATE WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE’S BIRTHDAY. Saturday, April 27, noon, Visitor’s Center, 36 S. Main St., Ipswich. The Ninjas of The Actors Company take over the streets of downtown Ipswich with merriment and scenes from Shakespeare’s works. Free.

MEET A BRUIN. Monday, April 29, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Salem AOH, 104 Boston St. Shawn Thornton will meet fans and sign autographs. $20 for autograph, $5 for an 81/2-by-11-inch photo. First come, first serve. $3 from each autograph will be donated to the Martin Family Fund established by Salem Five Charitable Foundation.


ALL-CHURCH YARD SALE. Saturday, April 27, 8 a.m. to noon, First Baptist Church gymnasium, 221 Cabot St., Beverly. Housewares, furniture, tools, books, toys and more. Handicapped-accessible and stroller-friendly. Proceeds benefit the missions of the church. Rain or shine. 978-922-3295.

ANNUAL FRIENDS’ SPRING BOOK SALE. Saturday, April 27, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Beverly Public Library, 32 Essex St. Open daily through May 5, during regular library hours. Includes hardcover and paperback fiction, children’s books, nonfiction, music, and movies in various formats. Paperbacks and children’s books, $1; hardcovers, $2. All sale proceeds benefit the library. 978-921-6062 or

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