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April 25, 2013

North Shore Entertainment Calendar


ATTIC TREASURES SALE. Saturday, April 27 and Sunday, April 28, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wenham Museum, 132 Main St. Features small furniture, home goods, rugs, vintage china, silver, crystal, serving pieces, costume jewelry, books and more. New merchandise will be displayed Saturday and Sunday. Proceeds benefit the museum’s educational exhibitions and events. No admission to galleries. 978-468-2377 or


COMMUNITY BREAKFAST. Saturday, April 27, 8 to 11 a.m., Masonic Hall, 20 Washington St., Beverly. All-you-can-eat blueberry and plain pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, and all the fixings. $5/adults, $3/children. Proceeds support the Masons’ charitable projects. 978-807-4150.

DELUXE PANCAKE BREAKFAST. Sunday, April 28, 8 to 11:30 a.m., Vittori-Rocci Post, 143 Brimbal Ave., Beverly. Menu includes all-you-can-eat pancakes, sausage, ham, scrambled eggs, baked beans, applesauce, juice, coffee and tea. Admission is a $4 donation for adults, $3 for children. Handicapped-accessible. Event supports the North Shore YMCA Wildcats Gymnastic National Team and the Veteran’s Aid Fund. 978-922-7150.

BEVERLY RESTAURANT WEEK. Sunday, April 28, through Thursday, May 2, participating restaurants in downtown Beverly. Beverly Chamber of Commerce and Beverly Main Streets present the second portion of the city’s first Restaurant Week. Participating restaurants will offer either three-course dinners for $25 or two-course dinners for $15; prices do not include tax, drinks and gratuities. For a list of participating restaurants and menus, visit

“A CIVIL WAR-ERA POTLUCK DINNER.” Wednesday, May 1, 6 p.m., Ipswich Public Library, Collins Meeting Room, 25 N. Main St. Diners will select a recipe to share. Reservations required. Space limited to 30 participants. Call the library to reserve a spot, 978-356-6648.


STORIES, COOKIES AND CRAFTS. Saturday, April 27, 10 a.m., St. Mary School, 13 Chapman St., Beverly. Preschool will host a complimentary event for children in preschool and kindergarten accompanied by a caregiver. Reserve a spot at 978-927-3259.

SPRING STORYTIME AND CRAFT. Saturday, April 27, 11 a.m. to noon, Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, 14 Union St., Hamilton. Listen to stories about rain, mud and flowers, then create a craft to take home. Program suitable for children ages 2 and up. Free.

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