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October 18, 2013

Health Beat: Amesbury healing center hosting open house this weekend

The Way to Balance Center for Advanced Healing and Training in Amesbury is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a Community Open House this weekend.

The public is invited to meet therapists, vendors and support staff from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. tomorrow and Sunday. Ten guest speakers will give presentations or demonstrations on topics including anxiety, back and neck pain, clinical thermography, astrology, meridian tapping and relaxation.

Additionally, there will be several raffles, door prizes, unique Egyptian-made products and clothing for sale, and free refreshments. A portion of donations and all raffle proceeds will benefit Our Neighbors’ Table.

The Way to Balance, located at 21 Water St., is owned by Sue Hanks Singleton and her husband, Aaron Singleton. Sue is a medical intuitive and master healer/teacher who recently released a new book, “Nine Simple Laws to Create Joy and Grace: A Comprehensive Guide to Manifestation.” Aaron is a licensed massage therapist, master healer/teacher and founder of the Energy of Life healing process.

For more information, call 978-834-0341 or visit www.thewaytobalance.com.

Pitching in to help breast cancer research

A day of vintage baseball at Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm in Newbury tomorrow will raise money for breast cancer research and art education.

Hosted by the Essex Base Ball Organization, Jan’s Pitch for Breast Cancer and the Arts will start at 10 a.m. and feature four games between teams based in Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire and Connecticut. Vintage baseball is played by 1864 rules, with wooden bats, authentic “lemon peel” baseballs and no gloves.

During and after the games, guests can sample food from local eateries, listen to live music and Joe Mac DJ, and enjoy beer from Ipswich Ale and wine from Mill River Winery. Tom Zappala of Merrimac will also be there to sell his new book, “The Cracker Jack Collection: Baseball’s Prized Players.”

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