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January 24, 2013

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‘Souper Saturday’

at Andrews Library

The Emma Andrews Library will begin its annual “Souper Saturday” fundraising program tomorrow from noon to 2:30 p.m. at the library, 77 Purchase St., Newburyport.

Visitors can enjoy homemade hot soup and desserts to benefit summer children’s events at the library. A $5 donation is suggested. “Souper Saturdays” will also be held on the last Saturday of February and March.

Artists’ Muse show

at Port eatery

The group of artists who have studios at the Artists’ Muse in Amesbury will hold a group art show at Carry Out Cafe and Catering in Newburyport through next month.

The artists, who all work in different media including oil, pastel, watercolor and mixed, will visit with the public from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday at the cafe, 155 State Street.

Choral Society holds ‘Season of Love’ raffle

The Newburyport Choral Society will hold a fundraiser throughout February during which they’ll give away 28 weekly prizes.

Each week, a new raffle item will be picked, including weekend getaways, concert and theater tickets, sporting events, spa treatments and more.

Raffle tickets can be purchased online at A calendar of the prizes is also posted.

Science writer speaks at library

Local writer William Sargent will visit the Georgetown Peabody Library next week to discuss his eight books.

Sargent, who lives in Ipswich, writes about science and the environment. A relative of the painter John Singer Sargent, he is also the son of a former governor of Massachusetts. Sargent has taught at Harvard University and the Briarwood Field Station in Bourne. He has been a consultant for the NOVA Science Series.

His book, “Shallow Waters: A Year on Cape Cod’s Pleasant Bay” received the Boston Globe Winship Award for the best book about New England and was the basis for a NOVA film.

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