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April 18, 2013

Lookout: ArtWalk set for this weekend

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Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $5 at the door. The Cat Café will serve beer, wine, soft drinks and snacks throughout the evening.

The Cat in the Cradle Coffeehouse is hosted by the Byfield Community Arts Center and sponsored in part by the Newburyport Five Cents Savings Bank.

Healing Arts and Crafts Market

This month’s session of the Newburyport Healing Arts and Crafts Market is scheduled for Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the First Religious Society, 26 Pleasant St., Newburyport. Open to the public, the market is free to attend.

Visitors can receive a foot massage, get a tarot reading and browse a collection of healing crystals, handmade jewelry and other products.

Home and garden expo in Newburyport

The Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce and Industry will host a Home, Garden and Business Expo on Saturday 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.

Wally the Green Monster, the Boston Red Sox mascot, will visit from 10:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Music will be provided by WNBP Radio.

Benefit concert Saturday

Local radio station 92.5 The River Radio and Blue Ocean Music Hall are joining together to present a benefit concert on Saturday at 8 p.m. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at www.blueoceanhall.com. Proceeds from ticket sales will support the Blue Ocean Society for Marine Conservation.

The show, featuring New England bands deSol and Entrain, is part of daylong celebration in recognition of Earth Day. The festivities include a Beach Clean-Up at 11 a.m. at Salisbury Beach Center. Also, from 6 to 8 p.m., the public is invited to attend the opening of a new martime art show by acclaimed national artist Matthew Smith.

Smith’s wood and copper block paintings of marine life will be on exhibit at The Pavilion and Seaglass Restaurant on Salisbury Beach. He will donate 25 percent of the proceeds from the sale of his artwork to the Blue Ocean Society. The show will run for three months.

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