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March 6, 2014

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Warm up at a beachy fundraiser

Get in the summer spirit at the Beach Blanket Bingo Night tomorrow night at Nicholson Hall in Newburyport.

From 6:30 to 10 p.m., attendees can play bingo, enjoy hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar, and vie for prizes in the raffles.

Tickets are $20 in advance, available at The Black Duck Market & Deli and Anchor Stone Deck Pizza, and $25 at the door. Prices include game cards.

All proceeds will support the Newburyport High School Class of 2014’s Senior Safe Night Celebration.

Nicholson Hall is located at 9 Harris St.

West Newbury artist’s work at library

Paintings by artist Tricia Mansfield are on display through March 31 at the GAR Memorial Library in West Newbury.

The exhibit features familiar scenes of West Newbury and surrounding communities, such as a crooked fence or signpost, an apple tree in full bloom, or lofty maples tapped for sap.

The library is located at 490 Main St. and open Mondays through Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Fridays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Classic musical drives into Pentucket

Take a trip back to the 1950s with Pentucket Regional High School’s production of “Grease” next weekend.

Show times are March 14 at 7 p.m., March 15 at 2 and 7 p.m., and March 16 at 4 p.m.

General admission is $10, and reserved seating is $15.

Advance sales for both types of tickets will be held at the school this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Monday from 5 to 7 p.m. General admission tickets will also be available at the door.

Professional actor offers free lessons

Former “Days of our Lives” actor Steve Blackwood is offering free master class acting lessons to the first 30 people who purchase his book during a signing next week.

Blackwood, a Newburyport resident, will visit the Barnes & Noble in Framingham on Wednesday, April 9, from 7 to 9 p.m. “The Steve Blackwood Sessions” is an actors handbook on technique and administration that also features anecdotes from his 10 years playing Bart on the NBC soap opera. It costs $9.95.

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