, Newburyport, MA


May 15, 2014

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Ten percent of all sales will go to Alex’s Team Foundation, named in honor of Alexandra Jane Miliotis, who was 16 when she died of leukemia in 2002.

The show will run from 6 to 9 p.m. at 44 Merrimac St. The art is also available to view by appointment.

For more information, call 978-462-3200 or visit

Check out summer styles on Sunday

Two local organizations are hosting fashion shows this Sunday.

At noon at The Pavilion, the Salisbury Beach Beautification Committee will present fashions from All She Wears in Hampton, N.H. A full-course luncheon will also be served, and local vendors will sell their wares. Tickets are $50.

The committee is part of the Salisbury Beach Betterment Association. For reservations or more information, call 978-463-3672 or 978-499-4466.

At 3 p.m., “Coast Into Summer” at a show hosted by Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church at Nicholson Hall, 7 Harris St., Newburyport.

In addition to the latest summer fashions from local boutiques, the event will also feature a Greek luncheon. Tickets are $25 and may be reserved by contacting 978-363-5377 or

Plant sales in the Newburys

Both the West Newbury Garden Club and the Friends of the Newbury Town Library are holding their annual plant sales this Saturday.

From 8:30 to 11 a.m., the garden club will offer a wide variety of perennial sun and shade plants at the West Newbury Training Field, Route 113. There will also be baked goods, certified organic herbs and heirloom tomatoes. New this year is an Energy Fair, hosted by the West Newbury Energy Advisory Committee.

Proceeds from the sale support the club’s civic activities, including annual scholarships, maintenance of public displays and gardening lectures. For more information, visit

From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., plants and baked goods will be offered at the Newbury Town Library, 0 Lunt St., Byfield. The Friends’ bookstore will also offer gardening books for sale, and the new seed library will be available.

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