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December 12, 2013

The Lookout: A holiday package of performances

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The center, located at 19 Beach Road, has several other public holiday events coming up, including carols with Newburyport High School students at 3 p.m. Tuesday, “An Afternoon of Song and Stories” with Jeffrey Mitchell on Wednesday at 1 p.m., a holiday centerpiece workshop on Dec. 19 at 1 p.m., and “The Romance of a Christmas Card” by Pontine Theatre on Dec. 20 at 1 p.m.

Make an elf out of yourself for charity

The Tannery Marketplace is looking for a few good elves.

Each elf sighting reported by text message, email or phone will earn $1 toward the elf’s charity of choice. Each photo of an elf posted to the Tannery’s Facebook page gets $2.

To participate, register and pick up a numbered elf hat at the Newburyport Chamber of Commerce or the following Tannery shops: The Black Duck, Riverside Cycles, Newburyport Olive Oil Co., Eureka! Toys and Shanti Salon.

Since the program began in 2009, more than $12,000 has been collected for organizations such as the Rowley Council on Aging, the Amesbury holiday program and The Pettengill House. Several five-star elves have been participating since the beginning, earning a gold star for each year.

The program runs through Dec. 25. The Tannery is located at 50 Water St., Newburyport.

Maudslay State Park calendars for sale

The Maudslay State Park Association is selling 2014 “Save the Pond” calendars that showcase the passive and active recreation elements of the park. Money raised from the sales will be used to restore the park’s pond. Calendars are $15.

The calendars are being sold in Newburyport at Yankee Runner, 49 Pleasant St.; Greater Boston Running Co., 27 Water St.; The Natural Dog, 155 State St.; Riverside Cycles, 50 Water St.; Salon Bellisimo, 113 Merrimac St.; Plum Island Coffee Roasters, 54R Merrimac St; and Maudslay headquarters, 74 Curzon Mill Road. They are also available at Newburyport Five Cents Savings Bank’s various locations; Amesbury Animal Hospital, 230 Main St.; and West Newbury Food Mart, 275 Main St.

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