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It's First Friday in Salem! Celebrate art, music, poetry, shopping and food, all day in downtown Salem.Events include a ghost-hunting tour, art workshops, book signing, gallery opening, live music and more. Visit www.salemfirstfriday.com for a schedule of events and participating businesses.
Ever want to live on a sailboat? Monty and Betsy Morris have — and did. The Morrises will share their sailing adventures, one that lasted two years on a 35-foot boat, and another that lasted three years on a 39-foot boat, in a presentation from 10 a.m. to noon at Explorers Lifelong Learning Institute Center, 10 Federal St., Salem. For more information, call 978-744-0804 or visit www.explorerslli.org.
Dorothy Monnelly will sign copies of her new book, “For My Daughters,” featuring large-format black and white photography and poetry, during a special event in the Appleton Room at Ipswich Museum, 54 S. Main St., Ipswich, from 5 to 7 p.m. Monnelly's book will also be available for purchase in the museum store. For more information, check out www.ipswichmuseum.org.