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September 12, 2013

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Parade of pooches to benefit rescue group

The Black Dog is partnering with One Tail at a Time Rescue to host a Doggie Paw-rade on Saturday at 10 a.m.

The event at the 19 Water St., Newburyport, store will feature contests, treats and prizes. Dogs will also be available for adoption.

A $5 entry fee will benefit One Tail at a Time, and Black Dog will match the total of donations collected. For more information, call 978-462-3888 or email newburyportgs@theblackdog.com.

Sculpture outdoors at Maudslay

The 15th Sculpture at Maudslay, featuring the work of 33 North Shore artists, is on view through Sept. 29.

This year’s theme is “Intertwined,” which coordinator Bert Snow said has inspired works ranging from blue crocheted nests in trees to an old bridge abutment with trees wrapping around it to a big, swirling umbrella form.

An artists’ reception and tour will be held this Saturday from 2 to 5 p.m.

Maudslay State Park is located on Curzon Mill Road in Newburyport. The exhibit can be viewed for free, but there is a $2 parking fee. For more information, call 978-465-7223.

Tour a lighthouse this weekend

The Newburyport Harbor Light at Plum Island will be open for tours from 1 to 4 p.m. this Sunday, weather permitting.

Sneakers are required, and there is a short ladder to climb. Children must be at least 5 years old and 42 inches tall.

Admission and parking are free, though donations will be accepted. The Friends of Plum Island Light is also hosting an end-of-season sale, featuring many lighthouse items.

For more information, call 978-463-2867, email friendsofpilight@aol.com or visit www.newenglandlighthouses.net/plumisland.html.

Blues on tap at the Grog

Parker Wheeler & Friends will welcome Ed “Duato” Scheer for this Sunday’s performance at the Grog in Newburyport.

Scheer, a drummer, is the leader of The Love Dogs and will be joined by band mates bassist Randy Bramwell and saxophonist Mario Perrett, as well as guitarist Ricky “King” Russell, drummer Steve Bankuti and saxophonist Amadee Castenell.

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