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May 2, 2013

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The Actor’s Studio of Newburyport will present “The Spider and the Mouse, A living prophecy of the MicMac people” this weekend.

Created by Ed Bullock, Marc Clopton and David Sanipass, the show is directed by Clopton. Performances are scheduled for Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 7 p.m. at the black box theater in the Tannery Marketplace, 50 Water St., Newburyport.

Tickets are $18 for adults and $15 for seniors and students. To reserve a seat, call 978-465-1229, or go online to www.newburyportacting.org.

Launch party for ‘Royal Mistress’

Newburyport author Anne Easter Smith will hold a launch party for her newest book, “Royal Mistress,” at Jabberwocky Bookshop tomorrow night at 7.

Easter Smith is the author of four other novels set in the Wars of the Roses during the 15th century. Her third book, “The King’s Grace,” won Romantic Times Review 2009 Best Historical Biography award. “Royal Mistress” continues the story of the York branch of the Plantagenet dynasty during the civil or Cousins’ War that culminated in the death of King Richard III at Bosworth and the ascension to the throne of the Tudors.

Easter Smith’s other books are: “A Rose for the Crown,” “Daughter of York,” “The King’s Grace” and “Queen By Right.” On Monday, she will give a reading at the Boston Public Library at 6 p.m.

Crop walk at Arrowhead Farm Saturday

The Community-Supported Agriculture program at Arrowhead Farm will hold a Crop walk on Saturday at 1 p.m. and Monday at 6 p.m. at the Newburyport property.

On the free walk, the public can join members and growers in observing what is growing and how it is growing. The group will be able to sample different spring greens.

Arrowhead Farm is located at 131 Old Ferry Road, Newburyport. Reservations are not required.

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