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April 18, 2013

Lookout: ArtWalk set for this weekend

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Breakfast at the Moose Lodge

The Women of the Moose Lodge will host a breakfast buffet for the public on Sunday from 8 to 11 a.m. Attendees can enjoy a menu of scrambled, fried or omelet eggs, pancakes, French toast and side dishes. Admission is $6 per person. The Moose Lodge is located at 34 Broad St., Merrimac.

Photography exhibit of wildlife at Joppa

Mass Audubon’s Joppa Flats Education Center will host a wildlife photography exhibit by Andover naturalist Mark Brown, beginning Sunday.

The show, “Still of the Moment: Images of the Natural World,” will be up in the center’s Juliet Kellogg French room through June 2. The public can visit with Brown and hear more about his work on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. A portion from sales of Brown’s work will be used to support the education center.

Brown developed an interest in photography in 1995 while studying mountain lions as a research volunteer in Idaho’s Sawtooth National Forest. He has exhibited and published his photographs across the country.

Bartlett Museum dinner this month

The Bartlett Museum will host their annual dinner on Thursday, April 25, at Union Congregational Church, 350 Main St., Amesbury.

The evening will include a short business meeting to elect new officers and board members. A social time will begin at 6 p.m., followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m. Reserve a seat by today.

Tickets are $15. Call Carol at 978-388-6591 or Tony at 978-462-6110 to reserve a seat. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to support Union Congregational Church. A 50/50 raffle will be held, with profits being used for the maintenance and upkeep of the museum.

Historical Society ‘Bury Treasures auction

The Historical Society of Old Newbury is holding their popular ‘Bury Treasures auction on April 26 and April 27 at the Masonic Center in Newburyport.

“The range of items is astounding,” museum curator Jay Williamson said in a statement. “From antique prints and broadsides including a (rare) portrait of ‘Lord’ Timothy Dexter and Dexter’s last will and testament, to paintings by Margaret S. Pearson, George Hathaway featuring Plum Island and Newburyport views. There is truly something for every budget.”

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