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January 21, 2013

North Shore community calendar, Jan. 21 edition

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Danvers: Danvers Democratic Committee Meeting, 7 p.m., Peabody Institute Library, Gordon Room, 15 Sylvan St. Meeting will discuss the caucus to elect delegates to the state convention in Lowell, and state committee platform issues. All registered Democrats in the area are invited to attend. Chairperson Marilyn Hazel, 978-590-1473.

Friday, Jan. 25

Beverly: Public Artist Talk: Jesse Burke, 11:30 a.m., Montserrat College of Art, Carol Schlosberg Alumni Gallery, 23 Essex St. Jesse Burke will give a talk inspired by his current photography exhibit, “High Life.” On view through Feb. 9. maggie.cavallo@montserrat.edu, 978-867-9624, or www.montserrat.edu/galleries.

Boxford: Lego Club, 3:30 p.m., Boxford Town Library, 10 Elm St. Children in kindergarten and older are invited for an hour of Lego building around the theme of robots. Free. Joshua Kennnedy, 978-887-7323.

Boxford: QR Code Scavenger Hunt, 4 p.m., Boxford Town Library, 10 Elm St. Teens are invited for a scavenger hunt throughout the library using their smart phones, iPods or iPads to scan QR codes. The winning team will receive iTunes cards. Refreshments served. Free. Darsana Barua, 978-887-7323.

Salem: Annual Friends and Family Night, 8 p.m., Salem High School auditorium, 77 Willson St. The Salem High School Winter Colorguard and the new Salem Junior Colorguard, featuring students from Collins Middle School, Nathaniel Bowditch and Saltonstall, will hold their annual Friends and Family Night. Both groups will present a preview of their 2013 competition shows and refreshments will be served. Free admission. Donations accepted. 978-740-1136.

Saturday, Jan. 26

Topsfield: Wetlands in Winter, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary, 87 Perkins Row. Join sanctuary director Carol Decker for an exploration of the ice-covered marshes of the Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary, and discover the activity and energy. Search for marsh wren nests, possibly examine a muskrat house, look for mink and weasel activity, and identify wetland plants by their winter buds. Dress warmly and wear waterproof boots. $12/nonmembers, $10/Mass Audubon members. Advance registration is required; call 978-887-9264.

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