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May 9, 2013

Take a virtual safari at Joppa Flats

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Admission is a suggested donation of $5.

David’s Tavern is located at 11 Brown Square, Newburyport. For more information, call 978-463-6681 or 978-973-5626.

Show spotlights local talent

Kids and adults alike are invited to show off their talents in the First Open Stage tomorrow from 7 to 9 p.m. at the First Religious Society Parish Hall, 26 Pleasant St., Newburyport. The coffeehouse-style event is free and open to all.

To get your name on the talent list early, contact Mark Snelling at mark.snelling@ymail.com.

‘Outsidah’ to visit library

Columnist Doug Brendel will read from “Only in Ipswich 2013” on Thursday, May 16, at 7:30 p.m. at the Emma L. Andrews Library in Newburyport. Brendel writes “The Outsidah” for the Ipswich Chronicle. His book pairs cartoons and sketches with his columns, which look at life in small-town New England from the perspective of a newcomer.

The program is free, and light refreshments will be served. Reserve a seat by signing up at the library, located at the corner of Marlborough and Purchase streets, or calling 978-358-8097.

Studio show benefits food pantries

Photographer Roy Goodwin’s prints of places, people and objects at Plum Island and the Boston area will be featured in the Barberry Hill Pottery Spring Studio Show this weekend.

All proceeds from the sale of Goodwin’s photos will support GatheringChangeInc.org, a charitable organization that supports 48 food pantries in the state.

Barbara Haack will also offer a selection of pottery for sale, including bowls, mugs, platters and vases.

Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. tomorrow through Sunday. A reception will be held Saturday from 2 to 5.

Barberry Hill Pottery is located in the barn at 102 Main St., West Newbury.

Downtown eatery features jazz

Guitarist Mike Mele, bassist David Landoni and drummer Phil McGowan will perform live from 7 to 10 p.m. as part of Wednesday’s “Jazz at Ten Center” program at Ten Center restaurant, 10 Center St., Newburyport. For more information, visit tencenterstreet.com

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