In addition to founding Yom Hadash, Nelson is an acclaimed child’s entertainer and educator. also been an artist-in-residence at the Camp Hadar for the past two summers.
Campers love to attend his classes and Rockin Shabbat Friday afternoon celebrations.
First Light is sponsored by Merrimack Valley Jewish Federation. Tickets are $18 adult; $9 senior $9 child (over 5), children 5 and under free. There is $45 Family Plan, with minimum of two adults with children be 17 and under.
Red Cross accepting nominations for hero awards
The American Red Cross of Northeast Massachusetts will hold its 12th annual American Heroes Breakfast on March 20, 2014 from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at the DoubleTree by Hilton Boston in Danvers. The Red Cross is accepting nominations for heroes in various categories, including Enduring — a person who has made a difference in their community over a long period of time, Community — a Good Samaritan involved with an event or project that benefits the community, Youth — a student who demonstrated leadership qualities, Workplace — an organization that demonstrates unusual commitment to the community, First Responder — a firefighter, police officer or EMT who has performed an act beyond the call of duty and Military — a member of the Armed Forces who acted above the call of duty.
All heroes must either live or work in the communities served by the American Red Cross of Northeast Massachusetts or their heroic act occurred in the chapter’s service territory.
Communities include Amesbury, Andover, Beverly, Byfield, Boxford, Danvers, Essex, Georgetown, Gloucester, Groveland, Hamilton, Haverhill, Ipswich, Lawrence, Lynn, Lynnfield, Manchester, Marblehead, Merrimac, Methuen, Middleton, Nahant, Newbury, Newburyport, North Andover, Peabody, Rockport, Rowley, Salem, Salisbury, Saugus, Swampscott, Topsfield, Wenham and West Newbury.
You can nominate a hero by visiting www.RedCross.Org/MA/Peabody, or by emailing email@example.com by Jan. 17.
Pentucket Arts Foundation calendar available