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January 16, 2014

The Lookout: Trivia Night to raise money for Newbury library


No experience is required to learn simple, traditional and newly crafted village dances from around the world.

The manor is located at 9 Spring Lane. Dancing will take place on the wooden floor of the grand ballroom from 6 to 8 p.m. on Jan. 21 and 28 and Feb. 4 and 11.

Admission is a suggested donation of $10. Registration is required; contact Ellen Kennedy at 978-388-8604 or

Exhibit captures ‘North Shore Moods’

Paintings by Salisbury artist W.E. (Bill) Duke will be on display tomorrow through February at Post Road Framers in Rowley.

“North Shore Moods” features work inspired by the unique landscape of the region. Duke has won several awards at the North Shore Arts Association’s exhibits, including Most Popular in 2013. His work has also been accepted into the American Watercolor Society’s Annual International Exhibitions in New York City.

An opening reception will be held tomorrow from 5 to 7 p.m. at the store, located in Rowley Market Place on Route 1.

For more information, call 978-948-2710 or visit

Honoring a well-loved local musician

A musical celebration of the life of Florence Pearson is planned for Saturday at the First Religious Society in Newburyport.

Pearson, a longtime Newburyport resident, was a professional violinist and teacher. She died in December at age 98.

Friends and family members will perform music by Bach, Schubert, Pearson, Ovsepian and Faure. The concert and memorial service starts at 4:30 p.m. at the 26 Pleasant St. church.

Winter Festival set for Tuesday in Amesbury

The Family Appreciation Day & Winter Festival sponsored by the Amesbury and Greater Haverhill chambers of commerce has been rescheduled to Tuesday.

Activities will be held in two waves — 3:30 to 6:15 p.m. and 6:15 to 9 p.m. — at Amesbury Sports Park, 12 S. Hunt Road. Unlimited snow tubing, an open skating rink, magic shows and more are part of the festivities. Food and drinks will be available to purchase.

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