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February 27, 2014

North Shore News in Brief


The Anchor Pub and Grill and Jubilee Yacht Club will hold their annual Anchor Dip on Sunday, starting at noon, to benefit Care Dimensions, formerly Hospice of the North Shore & Greater Boston. Participants will take a dip into the winter waters at Sandy Point off Water Street and by the Jubilee Yacht Club in Beverly. To make a donation or to sign up, visit the Anchor Pub and Grill at 20 Cabot St., Beverly, or call 978-921-0504.

The Peabody Institute Library presents a four-week painting class taught by local artist Paula Kulas. Classes will be held at 10 a.m. on Fridays, March 7, 14, 21 and 28, at 82 Main St., Peabody. The course will focus on the watercolor works of John Singer Sargent. All materials will be provided. For details and registration, call 978-531-0100, ext. 10, or visit

Salem State University presents Dakin Matthews’ Tony Award-winning adaptation of William Shakespeare’s “Henry IV” on Feb. 27, 28 and March 1 at 7:30 p.m., and March 2 at 2 p.m., in the Callan Studio Theatre, 352 Lafayette St., Salem. Directed by Professor Celena Sky April, the staged reading features Professor Tom Luddy as the witty and calculating Sir John Falstaff. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit or call 978-542-7890.

Democrats in Salem will hold a caucus at Salem High School, 77 Willson St., Salem, at 10 a.m. on Saturday to elect 31 delegates and 21 alternates to the 2014 Massachusetts Democratic Convention in June. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. The caucus is open to all registered Democrats in Salem. Delegates will be divided equally between men and women, and all ballots will be written and secret. Youth, minorities and people with disabilities who are not elected as delegates or alternates may apply to be “add-on” delegates. The school is handicapped-accessible. For more information, contact Salem Democratic City Committee Chair Marsha Finkelstein at 978-219-9890 or, or visit for details.

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