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July 4, 2014

North Shore Community Calendar


Salem: Salem Celebrates the Fourth rain date, 4 to 10 p.m., Salem Maritime National Historic Site, Derby Wharf, 160 Derby St. Free children’s activities begin at 4 p.m., food tents open at 4 p.m., Pocket Money Orchestra on main stage at 5 p.m., opening ceremonies with Mayor Driscoll at 7:15 p.m., pops concert with the 42-piece Hillyer Festival Orchestra following, fireworks launched over Salem Harbor at 9:15 p.m. with Festival Orchestra playing 1812 Overture., 978-745-9595 ext. 5676.

Hamilton: Sundays in Patton Park Concert Series, 5 to 7 p.m., Patton Park, Route 1A. The 2014 summer concert series features the Merrimack Valley Band performing patriotic tunes and more. Free outdoor musical concert. Supported in part by a grant from the Hamilton-Wenham Cultural Council.

Beverly: Concerts at Lynch Park: Overdrive, 6 to 8 p.m., Lynch Park band stand, 55 Ober St. Concert series continues with Overdrive. Free parking for residents with stickers, $15/nonresident parking.

Swampscott: Town Fireworks Display, beginning at dusk. Rain date for the town of Swampscott’s fireworks display. For updates, visit

Monday, July 7

Danvers: The American Cancer Society’s Look Good, Feel Better program, 10 a.m., Mass General Hospital North Shore, 102-104 Endicott St. Free program teaches cancer patients hands-on cosmetic techniques to help them cope with appearance-related side effects from chemotherapy and/or radiation treatments. To reserve a spot, contact Patty Hanson at 978-882-6700 or

Ipswich: Brown Bag Lunch, noon, Ipswich Museum, 54 S. Main St. Ipswich native and author David Kent will speak about his recent book on Nikola Tesla, which explores Tesla’s life, his complex mind, and his experiments and contributions to science. Free/Ipswich seniors and museum members, $5 nonmembers.

Salem: Glassblowing demonstrations, 6 p.m., Salem State University, Glassworks Studio, Enterprise Center, Suite 750, 121 Loring Ave. Glassblowing demonstration will take place as part of the Rosenberg Institute for Emerging Glass Artists. Four glass artists will be in residence at SSU throughout July. Free; open to the public. 978-542-7890 or

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