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What’s happening north of Boston

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Brick Safari, presented by Metro by T-Mobile, runs through Sunday, Jan. 5, at Stone Zoo in Stoneham.

HAMILTON Stage 284 is presenting “Into the Woods” at the Community House, 284 Bay Road (Route 1A), with an adult actor performance on Sunday, Nov. 10, at 3 p.m., and youth actor performances on Friday, Nov. 15, at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 16, at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday, Nov. 17, at 3 p.m. For ticket prices and more information, visit

SALEM Weston resident Nazda Alam, the first Muslim female member of the Massachusetts Electoral College and former chair of the Muslim Voter Registration Project in Massachusetts, will screen and discuss her short documentary, “Rohingya: Atrocities Against Women,” on Tuesday, Nov. 12, at 7 p.m., at Viking Hall 123, 1 Loring Ave. on the campus of Salem State University. A former member of the Governor’s Advisory Council on Refugees and Immigrants, the Bangladesh native is president and CEO of the Nazda Alam Foundation for Muslim Women Civic Engagement and Leadership. The event is free and open to the public.

STONEHAM Stone Zoo, 149 Pond St in Stoneham, and Franklin Park Zoo, 1 Franklin Park Rd. in Boston, are offering free admission to veterans with military identification from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. from Saturday, Nov. 9 through Monday, Nov. 11. While exploring the wildlife at Stone Zoo, be prepared to spot 40 life-sized animal sculptures made from millions of colorful LEGO bricks during Brick Safari, presented by Metro by T-Mobile, which runs through Sunday, Jan. 5. For more information, call 617-541-LION (5466) or visit


WINCHESTER The Massachusetts Orchid Society is presenting World of Orchids: Asia on Sunday, Nov. 10, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Sons of Italy, 117 Swanton St. Tour the exotic collections and shop from vendors of orchids, growing supplies, and art. Admission costs $10 per person, with society members and those 8 and under free. For more information, visit .

Cindy Cantrell

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