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April 3, 2013

Newburyport News in Brief

Port Elks serving monthly breakfast

The Newburyport Elks will hold their monthly breakfast on Sunday, April 7, from 8 to 11 a.m. at the Elks Hall, 25 Low St. Tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for children under 12. The public is invited.

‘Back to the Bean’ supper at Masonic Lodge

The Bethany Masonic Lodge at 31 Green St. continues its “Back to the Bean” theme dinner series on Saturday, April 6, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. The dinner will include ham, hot dogs, three kinds of beans, potato salad, coleslaw, garden salad, brown bread, rolls, drinks and desserts. The theme dish for April is spaghetti and meatballs. The cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children. If the Bruins win against the Devils on Thursday, April 4, then kids eat free.

Sister City meeting on Sunday

The Greater Newburyport/Bura Alliance, which relates Newburyport to Bura, Kenya, will hold its monthly potluck supper meeting on Sunday, April 7, beginning at 5:30 p.m. Members who meet at each other’s homes come from Newburyport and several surrounding towns. This month’s meeting will be held in Topsfield. The public is welcome. For more information and directions, call Joanna Hammond at 978-388-3230. For more on the 21-year-old Sister City organization, visit www.masskenya.org.

orkshop series aims to transform lives

The Emma L. Andrews Library and Community Center is hosting a workshop series designed to help people transform their lives and achieve their personal, career and financial goals. The four-session series led by coach, speaker, author and violinist Jeanette Isabella takes place Tuesdays, April 9, 16, 23 and 30 from 6 to 9 p.m. The cost is $75, which includes Isabella’s book “Someday Is Here!” Participants will learn to find positive solutions to problems such as identifying and attaining their goals, reducing stress and using time and money effectively. To learn more, visit www.jeanetteisabella.net or call 786-246-2422. To register, call the library at 978-358-8097.

Salvation Army needs volunteers

The Newburyport Salvation Army has a new volunteer opportunity available. Every Monday through Friday from 8:30 to 10 a.m., the Salvation Army offers coffee and pastries to the general public. Someone is needed to make the coffee, keep the coffee area tidy and stocked, and at 10 a.m., make and leave a full fresh pot with a few pastries out. If interested, call Donna or Lt. Meghan at 978-465-0883.

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