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August 1, 2013

The Lookout: Local band to sing ‘God Bless America’ at Fenway Park

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Kids use art to show feelings on homelessness

See how local second-graders view homelessness in a collection of art that will be on display from Aug. 5-19 at Chococoa Baking Co.

Pamela Jamison, a teacher at Bresnahan Elementary School, asked her students, “What do the words ‘roof over head’ mean to you?” She also introduced them to ROOF Over Head, a local nonprofit that provides supportive housing to families in need in Amesbury, Newburyport and Salisbury.

An opening reception will be held Monday from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at Chococoa, located in The Tannery Marketplace, Mill 1, 50 Water St., Newburyport.

For more information about ROOF Over Head, visit www.roofoverhead.org.

Revisit the past to help the future

Take a “Walk Back in Time” on Saturday, Aug. 10, to help out the Music for Music Foundation.

Local garage bands The Shadows and The Reunion Band will perform cover songs from the 1960s and ’70s. Acoustic duo Stellwagen will open the show.

The foundation is in its third year of raising money for music programs in Newburyport schools. This year, the goal is to help the Newburyport High band program and fund two scholarships.

The show will be held from 6 to 11 p.m. at the Elks Lodge, 35 Low St., Newburyport. Tickets are $25 in advance at Denise’s Flower Shop, 35 Pleasant St., Newburyport, or $30 at the door.

Free summer concerts in Georgetown

The Georgetown Summer Concert Series continues on Sunday with a performance of Delta blues, country, Americana, soul, reggae and world music by Erin Harpe and the Delta Swingers.

Upcoming shows will feature Rust Never Sleeps on Aug. 11 and Girls Guns and Glory on Aug. 18.

All concerts are free and run from 5 to 7 p.m. at American Legion Park, Rear Prospect Street. For more information, visit www.gtownculture.org.

Entertainment and food at 17 State St.

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