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December 20, 2012

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HOLIDAY FOOD DRIVE. Thursday, Dec. 20, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., 100 Cummings Center main lobby, Beverly. Accurety will hold a food drive to benefit the Beverly Bootstraps food pantry, which serves local residents in need. Non-perishable food and toiletry items will be accepted. All participants will be entered into a gift basket raffle. Adeline Matton, 978-884-5609 or

TOYS FOR TOTS DRIVE. Saturday, Dec. 22, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Boxford Town Library, 10 Elm St.. Library is partnering with Mandalorian Mercs for a Toys for Tots drive. Meet classic Star Wars characters and bring an unwrapped, new toy to donate to a less fortunate child. Nanci Milone Hill, library director, 978-887-7323.

BROADWAY THEATRE GETAWAY. Tickets are available for the Salem Theatre Company’s $5,000 Broadway Theatre Getaway fundraising raffle that offers the winner a trip to New York City for two, including round-trip travel, two nights’ accommodation, two theater tickets to two performances of the winner’s choosing (based on availability), and up to $500 to cover meals and other expenses. Tickets cost $50 each, and the drawing will take place on Saturday, Dec. 22, at 7:30 p.m., before the final performance of “Reckless” at the STC Theater, 90 Lafayette St., Salem. The winner does not need to be present to win and has up to one year to redeem the prize. Raffle tickets may be purchased at The Art Corner, 264 Washington St., Salem; at the STC Theater Box Office one hour before show time on all show dates; and from STC board members and staff. For complete raffle rules and more information, visit or call 978-790-8546.

GIVING GARDEN. Five trees, each dedicated to a local charity organization, in the Best Buy wing at the Liberty Tree Mall, 100 Independence Way, Danvers, during mall hours through Thursday, Dec. 27. Each tree contains ornaments with wishes specific to each charity/organization. Shoppers can purchase the item listed on the ornament, and it will be distributed to the appropriate charity/organization. 978-777-0795.

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