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October 31, 2013

The Lookout: Dubus and "Dirty Love" at Jabberwocky tomorrow

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Thomas Machine Works Band and Don’t Call Me Shirley will entertain the crowd, and a light buffet will be served. Tickets are $50 and may be purchased at www.pettengillhouse.org.

Local children featured in play

Two Newburyport residents will appear in Pingree School’s “The Yellow Boat” this weekend.

Dylan Wack plays Benjamin and Hannah Wilson plays a “transformational character” in the production, which is based on the true story of Benjamin Saar, a young artist who died at age 8 from a terminal illness in 1987.

Pingree’s adaptation will feature live music written and performed by Amherst band Kids Choice, an a cappella performance by school group Spectrum, and a community visual art piece.

Show times are tomorrow and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. A $10 donation is requested at the door.

Pingree is located at 537 Highland St., Hamilton. For more information, call 978-468-4415.

Wine and art at Veasey Park

Veasey Memorial Park in Groveland is hosting its eighth annual Wine and Art Reception on Saturday from 5 to 8 p.m.

The evening will include entertainment by Don’t Call Me Shirley, a large selection of locally created art and raffles. Food, wine and beer will be available.

Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Veasey Park is located at 201 Washington St. For more information, call 978-521-9345.

Y program lets parents take night off

The popular Kids Night Out continues tomorrow at the YWCA Greater Newburyport.

Offered every Friday from 6 to 9 p.m., the drop-in program treats kids to an open swim, a themed activity, a pizza dinner and entertainment. Parents leave their children in the hands of highly qualified youth services staff.

The program is open to children in first through fourth grade and costs $30 for the first child and $25 for the second. Members save $5.

For reservations or more information, email jyoung@ywcanewburyport.org.

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