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Best Bets for Friday, July 11

July 11, 2014

By Anonymous, The Salem News, Beverly, Mass.

July 11--Looking for something to do today? Check out The Salem News' Best Bets:

Head to the Salem Athenaeum for its Summer Salon Series featuring a presentation by Trip Mason titled "Never Trust a Printed Image: Contemporary Photography." Mason has extensive experience and knowledge in photography and the photographic process, and will discuss some digital imaging methods, primarily Photoshop. The informal informational gathering begins at 5:30 p.m. and takes place inside the Athenaeum, which is located at 337 Essex St., Salem. To guarantee a seat, RSVP to Jean Marie Procious at 978-744-2540 or, or visit for more information.

Celebrate the opening of the summer exhibit "Special Places" at a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Ipswich Museum, 54 S. Main St. The exhibit features photography by Dorothy Kerper Monnelly, whose prints were inspired by the diverse landscapes of the Ipswich marshes, Acadia, the American West and the Grand Tetons and many others. Everyone is welcome to attend the opening reception. For more information, call 978-356-2811.

Enjoy the sights and sounds of regional, all-volunteer professional talent performing on stage from 7 to 9 p.m. at Tapley Memorial Hall as part of the Oniontown Community Variety Show. Light refreshments will be served and everyone is welcome to attend. Admission is $5 per person at the door with proceeds benefiting the ongoing preservation mission of the Danvers Historical Society. Tapley Memorial Hall is located at 13 Page St. in Danvers. For more information, contact Dan Tremblay at 978-777-2711 or Reservations are appreciated to help with hall set up.


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