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October 4, 2013

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Women’s studies historian Bonnie Hurd Smith will discuss notable local women of the Civil War, including abolitionists, sanitary commissioners and writers, at the Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, 14 Union St., Hamilton, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. For more information, visit www.hwlibrary.org.

Salem's Haunted Happenings celebrations continue tonight with Mayor's Night Out, from 3 to 10 in downtown Salem. Salem residents, with ID, will be admitted for free to attractions, museums, and can park free in the East India Mall garage after 4 p.m. Look for “Mayor’s Night Out” signs at participating businesses. Also tonight, kids are invited to go trick-or-treating with Driscoll along the the Essex Street Pedestrian Mall, the Museum Place Mall shops and beyond from 5:30 to 6:30. Meet at the East India Fountain on the Pedestrian Mall. Trick-or-treat bags will be provided; costumes are encouraged. And if trick-or-treating isn't your thing, head to Artists' Row, 24 New Derby St., from 5:30 to 7:30 for a pumpkin painting party presented by SCAM, Serendipitish and Social Palates. For more information on these or other Haunted Happenings events happening this month, call 978-745-9595 or visit salem.com.

Two concerts tonight, both at 7:30, will benefit good causes. In Ipswich, enjoy Sisters in Song, an evening of duets by Mary Rudolph, Paula Foukas and several other singers to benefit the Ellie Fund Fighting Breast Cancer at Assumption of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church, 8 Lafayette Road. Tickets are $20 and available at the door. For more information, visit www.elliefund.org. And in Peabody, the Peabody Cultural Collaborative presents a concert by Roomful of Blues, a five-time Grammy-nominated blues band, at City Hall's Wiggin Auditorium, 24 Lowell St. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 and available in advance at http://pcc-presents-roomfulofblues-eac2.eventbrite.com/; Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce, 24 Main St.; Peabody City Hall, 24 Lowell St.; or ArcWorks Community Art Center, 22 Foster St. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/PeabodyCulturalCollaborative.

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