, Newburyport, MA


June 6, 2013

The Lookout: Newburyport girl featured in ‘The Sound of Music’ at North Shore Music Theatre


Space is limited, and registration is required. Call 978-994-1692 or visit

Garden volunteers sought at Maudslay

The Maudslay State Park Garden Committee is looking for people to help maintain the park’s historic gardens.

Activities include planning, planting and weeding. No gardening experience is necessary.

Upcoming garden work dates are Monday, June 10; Saturday, June 15; Monday, June 24; and Saturday, June 29, from 9 to 11 a.m. Meet in the Italian Garden at the park, which is on Curzon Mill Road in Newburyport.

For more information, visit

Theater to take audience on a pirate adventure

Theater in the Open will present “A Princess Pirate Panto!” on Saturdays and Sundays through June 23 at 2 p.m. in Maudslay State Park.

Directed by Edward Speck, the free show will hit the high seas in search of adventures, buried treasure and a dance number or two.

Parking is available for $2 in the lot on Curzon Mill Road, Newburyport. From there, follow the Theater in the Open flags to the site, about a 10-minute walk away.

For more information, call 978-465-2572.

Gardens on display in Groveland

“Beyond the Garden Gate,” the Groveland Garden Club’s tour, will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, rain or shine.

A plant sale will be held starting at 9 a.m. at the Little Red Schoolhouse, 26 Broad St. Plants will also be sold at some of the gardens.

Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 the day of the tour. They are available at Langley-Adams Library, Jon Val’s, Dunn’s Farm Stand, Nunan Florist & Greenhouses and Knapp’s Greenhouses.

For more information, call 978-290-3774.

Local photographer’s work exhibited

Photography by Edward Gerrish Mair of Plum Island is on display through the month of June at the First Religious Society in Newburyport.

Mair’s award-winning photographs have been featured at the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, the Amesbury Art Festival, the British Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends, the Lynn Historical Museum and local phone books. He prefers to capture places instead of people.

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