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March 28, 2014

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For a nominal fee, electronics and appliances may be dropped off for environmentally safe recycling at Winthrop Elementary School, 325 Bay Road, Hamilton, on Saturday, April 12, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Proceeds go to the 2014 Hamilton-Wenham senior class graduation all-night event. Questions may be directed to Heather and Bill MacDonald at muligan167@verizon.net.

Troops 6 and 2 of the Beverly Boy Scouts are holding an electronics recycling event, Operation No Landfill, which raises money for the Beverly Boy Scouts. It will be held tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Immanuel Church, 140 Bridge St. in Beverly. A nominal fee for the recycling service applies. Materials up for collection are TV sets, computers, monitors, radios, microwaves, cellphones, batteries, exercise equipment and air conditioners, among other things. Products that will not be accepted include refrigerators, large kitchen and laundry appliances, gas-powered equipment, car batteries, mercury products or fluorescent bulbs. For more information, contact recycling@troop2beverly.com or call 978-993-0105 to schedule a home pickup. More details are available at www.troop2beverly.com.

Hamilton Hall will host an appraisal day on Saturday, April 5, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., with appraisals by Stephen Fletcher and his team from Skinner Auctioneers. Each person may bring up to three items to be evaluated. For items that are too large to move, bring a photograph of the item in its entirety, including measurements, and photos of any carvings, marks, stamps or special features. Appraisal slots must be reserved in advance as space is limited. The cost is $20 for one item or $50 for three items. All proceeds benefit Hamilton Hall, 9 Chestnut St., Salem. For reservations and details, email info@hamiltonhall.org, or call 978-744-0805 and leave a message. Visit hamiltonhall.org for details.

The JCC of the North Shore has launched a new Special Needs Inclusion program at its Summer on the Hill camps in Marblehead. Children ages 3 and older who participate in the Special Needs Inclusion receive special support and guidance to help them practice their motor, communication and social skills in a natural setting with their group peers. To learn more, contact Melissa Caplan at mcaplan@jccns.com, or stop by the Camp Open House on Sunday, March 30, from 1 to 3 p.m., at the JCCNS, 4 Community Road, Marblehead. Visit jccns.org for details.

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