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June 21, 2013

Health Beat: Show off your creativity and help a good cause

The second annual Mad Hatter Tea Party will be held Sunday at Glenn’s Restaurant & Cool Bar in Newburyport.

Hosted from 1 to 3 p.m. by Greater Newburyport Ovarian Cancer Awareness, the event will include tea sandwiches, scones and pastries along with a cash bar.

Attendees are encouraged to wear creatively decorated hats, and prizes will be awarded for the best ones.

Proceeds will benefit Ovations for the Cure, a nonprofit that supports ovarian cancer research and offers support and services to women in treatment and recovery.

Tickets are $20 and can be purchased in advance at Greetings by Design, 4A Winter St. They will also be available at the door.

Glenn’s is located at 44 Merrimac St. For more information, call 978-225-6700.

Artists featured at Anna Jaques

A multimedium exhibit will be showcased at Anna Jaques Hospital from June 27 through July 25.

Morton Gilbert and his daughter Sandy are displaying their photography, Margaret Del Tufo will show off works that use colored pencils and acrylic paints, and David McPhee is exhibiting local watercolor scenes.

A portion of sales will be donated to the Anna Jaques Hospital Aid Association to support the health needs of the community.

PMC Kids Ride to raise money for cancer research

More than 100 children are expected to take part in the Pan-Massachusetts Challenge Greater Newburyport Kids Ride on Sunday.

Children ages 4 to 13 will ride 2.2 miles on the Clipper City Rail Trail, and kids ages 2 to 3 will ride on an obstacle course at Cashman Park.

A party after the ride will feature a disc jockey, face-painting, bike decorating, light refreshments and a visit from the Mix 104.1 ice cream truck.

The goal is to raise $10,000 for cancer care and research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston.

The ride will be held from 9 a.m. to noon. Registration is $15, and there is a $25 fundraising minimum. To register, visit http://kids.pmc.org. For more information, call 978-809-1241 or 800-WE-CYCLE.

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