, Newburyport, MA


April 11, 2013

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‘Peter Pan’ at Firehouse Sunday

The Methuen Ballet Ensemble will return to the Firehouse Center for the Arts in Newburyport on Sunday to present “Peter Pan,” the tale of the boy who never wants to grow up, and his adventures with The Lost Boys in Neverland, Tinker Bell, Captain Hook and the Darling children.

The ballet performance begins at 3 p.m. Tickets are $22. To purchase, call The Firehouse box office at 978-462-7336 or visit

Author talk at Emma Andrews

Rowley author Constance Johnson Hambley will speak at The Emma Andrews Library in Newburyport next Thursday, April 18.

The manuscript for Hambley’s first novel, a thriller called “The Charity,” sat in her drawer for 15 years before she made a move last year to self-publish it. She will read from her book and discuss the process she went through, beginning at 7:30 p.m.

The library is located at the corner of Marlborough and Purchase streets. It is free to attend these sessions, but space is limited. To reserve a seat, call 978-358-8097.

New exhibit showcases five Port artists

The Firehouse Center for the Arts is hosting a new exhibit this month. “April & Art: Upstairs at the Firehouse” runs through May 5.

The display features the works for five Newburyport artists: Mary Arthur Pollak, Alan Bull, Vivien Colon-Lebron, Heather Karp and Peter Zoltai, all of whom work in different mediums and styles, such as oil, acrylic and photography, ranging from impressionism, photo journalism, figurative and abstract expressionism.

A reception with the artists is scheduled for Saturday from 3 to 5 p.m. in the upstairs gallery.

Home and garden expo on April 20

The Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce and Industry will host a Home, Garden and Business Expo on Saturday, April 20, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Newburyport High School.

Numerous local businesses will be on hand to exhibit products and services for the home and garden.

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