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Operation Christmas Child

collecting boxes the week of November 18-25

Operation Christmas Child is ministry of Samaritan’s Purse.  You are invited to pack 1 or more shoe boxes with things for a child from age 2-14 and drop them off at at location to be announced during the week of November 18-25.   Samaritan’s Purse will gather the shoeboxes and send them to areas where there are needy children.  The boxes will be accompanied by an invitation to follow a Bible study course.  

For more information on Operation Christmas Child click on the following link: 

https://www.samaritanspurse.org/what-we-do/operation-christmas-child/

1st Annual Porchfest in Swampscott

Saturday, September 14, 12 noon – 6 p.m.
various locations in Swampscott

SWAMPSCOTT PORCHFEST 2019 LINEUP AND SCHEDULE

TIME PERFORMER LOCATION
12-1 Red Rock Ramblers ReachArts, 89 Burrill Street
1-2
Linda Marks
Swampscott Public Library
1-2 Bon Saints 85 Monument Avenue
1-2 Aaron Berdofe 12 Banks Road
2-3 The Intergalactic Poetry Experience Allstars ReachArts, 89 Burrill Street
2-3 The Navigators 153 Elmwood Road
2-3 Eddie Biggins 92 Banks Road
3-4 The Seventy-Sevens 85 Monument Ave
3-4 The Taylor Twins 133 Elmwood Road
3-4 Ashley and Justin 12 Banks Road
3-4 Good Lad 91 Walker Road
4-5 Church and Puppets 85 Monument Avenue
4-5 One Dime Band 153 Elmwood Road
4-5 Blue Honey 87 Farragut Road
4-5 Tad Overbaugh 91 Walker Road
5-6 Blue Big Band Linscott Park Gazebo
5-6 Acoustic Irish Traditional Fiddle Jam 87 Farragut Road

or by location and genre:

REACHARTS, 89 BURRILL ST.

12 – 1pm Kick-Off Party at ReachArts — Free ice cream, face painting and

kids activities. Music by the Red Rock Ramblers, Swampscott’s ukulele

sing-along group!

2 – 3pm The Intergalactic Poetry Experience Allstars — Rock & Roll Poetry

and Spoken Word

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SWAMPSCOTT PUBLIC LIBRARY

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1 – 2pm Linda Marks — singer/songwriter, jazz & folk

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LINSCOTT PARK GAZEBO

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5-6pm BlueBigBand—jazz

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85 MONUMENT AVE

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1:00 – 2:00pm Bon Saints — pop/rock

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3:00 – 4:00pm The Seventy-Sevens — Eclectic Folk and Jazz

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4:00 – 5:00pm Church And Puppets — Welsh-fueled rock

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153 ELMWOOD

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2:00 – 3:00pm The Navigators — classic rock

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4:00 – 5:00pm One Dime Band — Roots/Blues/Americana

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133 ELMWOOD

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3 – 4pm The Taylor Twins — acoustic classics and originals

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12 BANKS

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1 – 2pm Aaron Berdofe — singer/songwriter

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3 – 4pm Ashley and Justin — Folk, Blues, and Classic Rock

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92 BANKS

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2 – 3pm Eddie Biggins — Irish singer

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87 FARRAGUT

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4 – 5pm Blue Honey — Americana/Roots band

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5 – 6pm Acoustic Irish traditional fiddle jam (open to experienced players)

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91 WALKER

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3 – 4pm Good Lad — Americana

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4 – 5pm Tad Overbaugh — singer-songwriter; country/rock

Concert for Africa

Sunday, September 29, 5 p.m.
Washington Street Baptist Church, 256 Washington St. Lynn

CONCERT FOR AFRICA 

We will be hosting a Concert for Africa on Sunday, September 29th at 5:00 PM. We’re inviting musicians from other churches to come and play to support Ollie Collins’ school Beautiful Beginnings in Liberia as well as Esther Kisaghu’s Rose Foundation, which fights against domestic violence in Kenya. Please come out, worship with us, and donate to support these missions who rely on the support of their church family.

To read more about the Rose Foundation visit:  https://www.bu.edu/sph/2016/04/11/alumna-fights-domestic-violence-in-kenya/

To read more about Beautiful Beginnings’ founder visit http://stories.gordon.edu/revolutionizing-reading-in-liberia/

Conversations for Caring: Autism Across the Lifespan

Wednesday, October 9, 1-2:30 p.m.
Hogan Regional Center Auditorium, 450 Maple Street, Danvers