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April 11, 2014

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Al-Anon, a nonprofit, public service organization that helps people who are affected by someone else’s drinking or drug abuse, will hold meetings every Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at Knights of Columbus Hall, 96 Main St., second floor, Peabody. For more information or other locations in Massachusetts, call 508-366-0556 or visit www.ma-al-anon-alateen.org.

For a nominal fee, electronics and appliances may be dropped off for environmentally safe recycling at Winthrop Elementary School, 325 Bay Road, Hamilton, tomorrow 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.

The Salem Parks and Recreation Department is offering programs for children during April vacation, including a yarn event, Skyzone trip, day trip to Boston, pottery class and an adventure in Salem. Also, a Guitar for Beginners class for children and adults begins Monday, April 21. For more information and to register for classes and events, visit www.salemrec.com, or contact Katie Duffey, recreation supervisor, at kduffey@salem.com.

Registration for Peabody Recreation Department’s summer programs is open and can be done online at www.peabodyrecreation.com or in person at 50 Farm Ave., Peabody. Summer programs include youth theater; golf leagues and lessons for youth and adults; art workshops; Peabody Youth Television (PYTV); Brooksby outdoor adventure and teen adventures; preschool, special needs playground programs; junior explorers; summer basketball leagues; sports clinics; and tennis playground program. For a full brochure, visit www.peabodyrecreation.com.

Emotions Anonymous, a 12-step organization similar to Alcoholics Anonymous, will meet weekly for the purpose of working toward recovery from emotional difficulties. Members are from many walks of life and are of diverse ages, economic statuses, and social and educational backgrounds. The only requirement for membership is a desire to become well emotionally. Meetings are held at Beverly Hospital on Tuesdays from 7 to 9 p.m. For more information, call Murray at 978-535-7676.

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