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September 27, 2013

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Salem: Food Pantry, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., The Salem Pantry, 211 Bridge St. All Salem residents in need are welcome. All clients need to bring a photo ID and recent proof of Salem residency. A suitable form of address verification is a recent piece of mail with resident’s name and address.

Salem: Fifth Annual Public Safety Day, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Moose Lodge, 50 Grove St. Bike safety, with obstacle course and free helmets (first come, first served), visit from McGruff the Crime Dog from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., and from Salem’s K-9 unit. Fire safety smoke house, public safety vehicles to explore, Masonic Youth ID program. Elderly safety, food safety, city’s automated calling system, also face painting and coloring for kids. At 1 p.m., Tommy the Moose presents stuffed animals to law enforcement for distribution to kids after traumatic events.

Peabody: Open Scrapbooking Lab, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Peabody Institute Library, 82 Main St. First meeting of open scrapbooking lab. Bring scrapbooking supplies. Drop-in program for those who want to work on their own independent projects while being inspired by the ideas of others. Participants can come and go at their convenience. Space is limited. Reserve a spot at 978-531-0100, ext. 10, or

Swampscott: Book sale, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Swampscott Public Library, 61 Burrill St. The Friends of the Swampscott Public Library will hold a book sale. All are welcome to attend. Bargain day; $1/filled grocery bag, 10 cents/book. All proceeds benefit the Friends of the Swampscott Public Library and its mission to support the library. 781-596-8867.

Wenham: Attic Treasure Sale, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wenham Museum, 132 Main St. Semiannual attic treasures sale features gently used vintage fashions, a “New with Tags” boutique, costume jewelry, housewares, home décor, small furniture, antiques and more. Proceeds benefit the museum’s education exhibits and programs. 978-468-2377,

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