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March 14, 2013

Lookout: Wilson Music Series concludes on Sunday

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Groff speaks at Emma Andrews Library

The author series at Emma Andrews Library continues this month with a visit by Bethany Groff, the regional site manager for Historic New England. Groff will discuss her book, “A Brief History of Old Newbury: From Settlement to Separation,” on Thursday, March 21.

Groff recounts the history of some of Newbury’s founding families “and the tumultuous events in which they participated.”

The talk begins at 7:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. The program is free to attend, but registration is suggested. Call 978-358-8097. The library is located at 77 Purchase St., Newburyport.

Children’s art show at Valerie’s Gallery

The Newburyport shop Valerie’s Gallery is hosting a special art show through Sunday. The 30 pieces were created by students in kindergarten through third grade at Newburyport Montessori School and Inn Street Montessori School.

Kindergarten students at Newburyport Montessori School were inspired to create the artwork in their “Spilt Milk” project by scenes from the book, “It Looked Like Spilt Milk” by Charles G. Shaw.

“Kindergarten students blew white and gray paint through a straw into their desired shape,” shop owner Valerie Stanton wrote in an email. “They learned about color mixing and paint flow.”

There is a total of four different art projects displayed in the shop. The other three projects, created by students in the Lower Elementary School at the Inn Street Montessori School, include “Cave Paintings,” “Matisse Cut-Outs” and “Eat Cake!”

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