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June 20, 2013

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On Monday from 6 to 8 p.m., a Strawberry Social & Band Concert is planned at the First Congregational Church in Georgetown.

Enjoy strawberry shortcake, strawberries and ice cream and a chocolate fountain. In the case of rain, the event will move from the church lawn to the Fellowship Hall.

Admission is $5. For more information, call 978-273-2999.

Laughs on the menu at comedy celebration

An Anniversary Comedy Show at the Winner’s Circle on Tuesday will celebrate four years of weekly shows.

Starting at 8 p.m., the free event will be hosted by Tony Moschetto and feature a mix of stand-up comedians from throughout New England, giveaways and surprises.

The Winner’s Circle is located at 35 Elm St. (Route 110), Salisbury. For more information, call 978-828-9532.

Tour the Plum Island lighthouse this weekend

The Newburyport Harbor Light at Plum Island will be open for tours from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, weather permitting.

Sneakers are required, and there is a short ladder to climb. Children must be at least 5 years old and 42 inches tall.

Admission and parking are free, though donations will be accepted.

For more information, call the Friends of Plum Island Light at 978-463-2867, email or visit

Geiger center feting its 30th birthday

A Dance Party Celebration tomorrow night will mark the 30th anniversary of the Jeanne Geiger Crisis Center in Newburyport.

The party will take place from 7 to midnight at the Mission Oak Grill’s Steeple Hall, 26 Green St., Newburyport. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will be served, and there will be a limited live auction and raffle. Tickets are $75 and may be purchased at or by contacting 978-465-0999 or

The center has evolved from a handful of volunteers in the basement of a church in 1982 to a $2 million nonprofit agency staffed by 24 professionals and dozens of trained volunteers who serve more than 1,400 clients a year.

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