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March 26, 2014

North Shore News in Brief

“Anything Goes,” with music and lyrics by Cole Porter, will be performed by the North Shore Players on Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at Hogan Regional Center Auditorium, 6 Hathorne Circle in Danvers. Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for students and seniors at www.NorthShorePlayers.org or by calling 978-750-4842 or 978-335-5605.

Salem Theatre Company presents Tom Stoppard’s award-winning comedy “Heroes,” on stage through April 12, with performances playing Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., and Sundays at 3 p.m., at 90 Lafayette St., Salem. The play is about war heroes Gustave, Henri and Philippe who plot an escape from their retirement home. General admission is $25, $20 for seniors and $10 for students. Tickets and details are available at www.salemtheatre.com or 866-811-4111.

“Get to Know the Festival Poets,” a program at the Peabody Institute Library, will discuss the work of poets who will be featured at the Massachusetts Poetry Festival, which will be held in Salem from May 2 to 4. Led by poet and Salem State University Professor Jennifer Jean, the second of six meetings will be held on Tuesday, April 1, at 12:30 p.m. at the Main Library at 82 Main St. in Peabody. The poets discussed will be: April 1, Rhina Espaillat; April 8, Carol Ann Duffy; April 15, Li-Young Li; April 22, Susan Rich; and April 29, Cornelius Eady. For more information and to register, call 978-531-0100, ext. 10, or visit www.peabodylibrary.org.

Wenham Museum’s annual Draw Me a Story exhibit, which this year features “Alphabets and Animals,” will be on display through March 30 at 132 St., Wenham. The exhibit features displays of original illustrations by creators of children’s books. For more information, call 978-468-2377 or visit www.wenhammuseum.org. Hours are Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $8 for adults, $6 for children ages 1 and up.

The Friendly Garden Club of Beverly will award a scholarship to high school seniors from Beverly who are pursuing a college career in environmental science, horticulture, botany, floral design, landscape design, conservation or related fields for the 2014-2015 academic year. Applications must be submitted by May 1. For scholarship forms, call 978-381-3597 or email 01915gardenclub@gmail.com.

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