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July 18, 2013

The Lookout: Well-known local singers present two concerts this weekend


Admission is free. For more information, visit

Paranormal expert in Merrimac tonight

Learn about ghosts, monsters and legends from all over the world and in your backyard during “A Paranormal Evening With Jeff Belanger.”

The free event starts at 7 tonight at the Merrimac Public Library, 86 W. Main St., and is presented by Merrimac Reads Local Mysteries, made possible through a federal grant.

Belanger is one of the leading lecturers on paranormal phenomena and has written more than a dozen books, including “Weird Massachusetts” and “The World’s Most Haunted Places.” He is also the series writer and researcher for “Ghost Adventures” on the Travel Channel.

Tonight’s presentation will feature a multimedia lecture, a question-and-answer session, and book signings. For more information, call 978-346-9441.

Legos and more coming to Georgetown library

An assortment of Legos and model trains will be on display at the Georgetown Peabody Library on Tuesday, Aug. 6.

From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., visitors can see a Lego city with Lego trains created by Patrick Connolly, along with G-gauge trains and other models.

The show is part of a Summer Wrap-Up Adventure for the library’s Tuesday Morning Fun program. There will also be a scavenger hunt and vehicles from town departments, including firetrucks and police cruisers.

Upcoming Tuesday Morning Fun activities include Bubble Day on July 23 and Fairy House/Gnome Homes Craft on July 30. Children of all ages are invited to drop in anytime between 10:30 a.m. and noon on those days.

The library is located at 2 Maple St. For more information on the Lego exhibit, contact Connolly at 978-270-7348 or For more information about library programs, visit

Family-themed fun at the YWCA

The Summer Family Fun Series is now under way at the YWCA Children’s Center in Newburyport.

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