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The North Shore’s Largest Independent Community Newspaper Page 4 October 18 - 24, 2017 Newburyport Memorial Art, Co. Consigli Stone Creations Memorials in granite, marble and bronze Cemetery Lettering . Monumental Cleaning Granite Countertops . Signs . Mailbox Posts . Steps Peter Consigli, Owner 96 Newburyport Tpke (Rte 1) Newbury 978-465-7772 Providers You Know & Trust… In a Place You Call Home 78-948-8696 Robert • Slocum, DO, Kate De • Kanter, NP, and Lynne Henning, NP, (all formerly of Holistic Family Practice) have recently joined Lydia Jeffcoat, MD, in Newburyport to provide convenient access to expert primary care and a network of specialists, all close to home. Now welcoming new patients 16 and older. Same day appointments & early morning sick visits available. an affiliate of Call 978-465-0635 Kate De Kanter, NP; Lynne Henning, NP; Robert Slocum, DO; Lydia Jeffcoat, MD One Wallace Bashaw Jr. Way, Suite 2003, Newburyport, MA 01950 Senior Moments Community Calendar To place an non-profit organization’s event in the Community Calendar for FREE, call 978-948-8696 or e-mail: Classified Ads WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 18th WEDNESDAY MORNING BIRDING These very popular programs provide an excellent opportunity to explore one of the most productive birding areas in the country. to date, we have seen over 320 species of birds on these wednesday field trips. wed, oct 18, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm. Meet at Joppa Flats education Center, one plum Island turnpike, Newburyport. Cost: $17. No preregistration required. Mass Audubon members receive discounts 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm. Meet at Joppa Flats education Center, one plum Island turnpike, Newburyport. Cost: $4. No preregistration required. Mass Audubon members receive discounts on programs. For more information, call 978-462-9998 for information on programs. For more information, about additional programs and call 978-462-9998 for information events, or visit the website at www. about additional programs and events, or visit the website at www. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19th Community Calendar Continues . . . THE GREAT MARSH AND CLIMATE CHANGE As part of its wednesday evening lecture series, the Ipswich Museum is presenting an illustrated talk, “The Great Marsh and Climate Change,” on october 18 at 7:30 p.m. at the Heard House, 54 So. Main St., Ipswich. The speaker, local writer Doug Stewart, will discuss how the essex County’s vast salt marshes dodged the 20th century’s swamp-filling mania and why scientists are now studying the Great Marsh as a model of “Nature’s flood insurance”—if the marsh itself can survive a changing climate. Free to Ipswich Museum members, $10 to others. Handicapped accessible. Information: 978-356-2811, www. NEWBURYPORT IN WWII As the number of living wwII veterans dwindles, Jean Foley Doyle has made it her mission to ensure their stories are not forgotten. The author and historian’s latest documentary examines wwII history as experienced by Newburyporters, both on the battlefield and the home front. written by Doyle and produced by Caterina Masia of port Media, the program centers on a collection of oral history interviews with local people. talented local singers lend their voices to the production and provide some of the background music, recorded live at port Media. The Museum of old Newbury is sponsoring the premiere screening of “Newburyport in world war II,” scheduled for wednesday, october 18. The film will be shown at the Newburyport Senior Community Center, located at 331 High Street, beginning at 7:00pm with a reception following. Doors will open at 6:15, and seating will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Arrive early to ensure admission. For more information about the october 18 program, contact the Museum of old Newbury at 978-462-2681 or visit LECTURE: THE HEALING POWER OF NATURE Joppa Flats education Center offers a monthly lecture series on natural history topics that is free to Mass Audubon members. Children ages 8 and up are welcome. preregistration is not required. wed, oct 18, 2017 THINGS THAT GO BUMP IN THE NIGHT: THE HISTORY & IMPACT OF THE HORROR FILM For generations, audiences have thrilled to the suspense, creepiness, and good old-fashioned ‘jump scares’ that horror films offer. From vampires and witches to creatures and aliens, from the supernatural to the insane, different horror stories pull from a wide variety of fear factors to make moviegoers’ blood run cold! Come hear about horror cinema’s scariest moments, legendary stars and characters, and behind-the-scenes trivia about the making of classic terror films! All who dare to show up receive a free raffle ticket for cool movie-themed door prizes! register online to save your spot! october 19th from 6-7:15pm, Newbury town Library, 0 Lunt Street, byfield, INTRODUCTION TO BIRDING Thursday, october 19th, 7:00 – 8:00 pm - Interested in birding? The parker river National wildlife refuge is situated along the Atlantic Flyway and offers a world-famous location for birders. Help us celebrate the refuge’s 75th year by becoming a birder, or if already a birder, hone your skills with tips from a recognized expert! bill Gette, former Director of Mass Audubon’s Joppa Flats education Center, has led natural history field trips for more than thirty years. In this lecture, he will describe why birding is so popular; review basic information every new birder should know to get started; outline a method for working through the identification process most effectively; explain why a sense of place and time is so important; and outline aids to bird identification, both physical and behavioral. bill’s lecture is co-sponsored by Friends of parker river National refuge, Inc. and parker river Nwr and is free to the public. This program will take place in the refuge visitor center auditorium. No preregistration for this program. parker river National wildlife refuge; phone: (978) 465-5753 A VIRTUAL TOUR OF HAVERHILL’S CEMETERIES welcome to the Graveyard! The Gravestone Girls present an adultoriented, “virtual tour” of New england cemetery art, history, and symbolism. The “virtual tour”, called AJH_CMA_5.04x9.5_8.17.indd 1 9/19/17 11:39 AM

October 18 - 24, 2017 Page “Welcome to the Graveyard”, takes us from colonial burial grounds, through the rural cemetery movement of the 19th and into the 21st century locations. It examines why we have cemeteries and gravestones, why they look like they do, and how styles and art have evolved over almost 400 years. This event is sponsored by Linwood Cemetery and Crematory And Atwood Memorial Company. Thursday, October 19 at 7 p.m. at the Buttonwoods Museum 240 Water Street, Haverhill, MA. Admission $3 Buttonwoods Museum members, $5 Non-Members. For more information email FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20th FALL HARVEST FAIR The First Congregational Church of Georgetown, Fri. Oct. 20th 10:00- 5:00pm & Sat. Oct. 21nd 9:00- 3:00pm – See Page 2 for details MASS SENIOR ACTION MEETING The Mass Senior Action council is a 35 year- old organization of seniors and older adults working to ensure the best for their future wellbeing by influencing legislation touching all areas of daily life. Meetings include a speaker and discussion, a 15 minutes business meeting and time to network over coffee. Adults from all area towns are welcome. You do not need to be a senior or a member to attend. Our next meeting on October 20th, 10:00 at the Newburyport Senior Center will feature Roseann Robillard, director of Newburyport Council on Ageing who will offer an overview of services and programs available at COA’s throughout Massachusetts. We will also hear an important update on the “Bridge the Gap” Senior Health Care Bill for Massachusetts. It is time for us to join other states in protecting the rising healthcare costs and reassessing outdated asset limits imposed on citizens of MA. All adults as well as citizens living with disabilities owe it to themselves to learn as much as possible about these important issues. IMAGINE, SING, & LEARN: WHICH NEST IS BEST? This parent/child program is designed for the creative, curious, and active preschooler who loves animals. Each 90-minute session offers a structured series of activities including original songs, movement, dramatic play, hands-on science, and a thematic snack. You’ll receive coloring pages, song lyrics, vocabulary, a fun fact sheet, and a suggested reading list in an electronic goody bag! Fri, Oct 20, 2017 10:00 am - 11:30 am. Meet at Joppa Flats Education Center, One Plum Island Turnpike, Newburyport. Cost: adult, $9/child $8. Preregistration required. For more information, call 978-462-9998 for information about additional programs and events, or visit the website at www.massaudubon. org/joppaflatsprograms. HALLOWEEN HAPPENINGS Mass Audubon’s Ipswich River Imagine Your Child Making Friends, Having Fun, Loving & Learning Dance Conveniently Located 77 Turnpike Road Route 1 Ipswich 978.356.6060 Wildlife Sanctuary in Topsfield will hold its annual Halloween Happenings for families on Friday, October 20 and Saturday, October 21. Join us for a safe, fun-filled, guided family night walk through the forest along trails lit by glowing luminaries and jack o’lanterns to learn about the creatures of the night. Children and adults are encouraged to come in costume, but dress warmly as you will be outdoors for about an hour. Allow about 1- 1/2 hours total. Recommended for children ages 4-10 accompanied by an adult. The program begins in the barn with games and activities that will keep you entertained until your group goes out. Arrival times from 6:00-7:30 p.m. on Friday and 5:30-7:00 p.m. on Saturday. Refreshments will greet participants at the end of the program. Rain or shine. Advance registration with payment is required. No walkins. FEE: $11 per person (adult or child) ($10/Mass Audubon members). Register online at ipswichriver or call 978-887-9264. BEATLES SCHOLAR AT THE NEWBURY TOWN LIBRARY Beatlemania comes to the Newbury Town Library on Friday, October 20th from 6:30-7:30pm, when professional Beatles scholar Aaron Krerowicz will present The Beatles: Band of the Sixties. Explore the music of The Beatles in this 60-minute multimedia presentation (part history and part musical analysis) spanning the full 1960’s: beginning with the band’s Continued on page 8 Harvest Italiano: Dinner, Auction and Raffles! Saturday, October 21st at 6:00 PM Trinity Episcopal Church 124 River Road, Topsfield $12 for adults, $7 for seniors, $5 for children 10 & under. Gluten-free and vegetarian alternatives. Wine by the glass, Childcare available. Call 978-887-5570 for reservations or buy tickets at the door. Seasoned & Kiln Dried Firewood in stock now! 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