This is our pick of the best of the burbs. For more information, go to www.boston.com and search music, restaurants, arts and crafts, and other goings-on throughout Greater Boston.
Beverly: Dennis Dixon will demonstrate the uses of Google Earth, a free, downloadable program that shows satellite imagery of Earth’s terrain, cities, oceans, and canyons. Go on a three-dimensional trip anywhere, then save your tour and share it with others. Monday, 9:30 a.m. Beverly Public Library, 32 Essex St. Free. 978-921-6062, www.beverlypubliclibrary.org.
Newbury: The 2012 MSPCA Walk for Animals has something for everyone, including contests and prizes, food and music, childrens’ activities, canine demonstrations, and other animal antics. Sunday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm, 5 Littles Lane. $25 registration fee. 978-462-2634, www.walkforanimals.com.
South Hamilton: Myopia Hunt Club will host the Boston Equestrian Classic. Spectators are treated to activities that include sky divers, pony rides, medieval jousting, shopping, and Olympic-caliber riders competing for the grand prize. Sunday, 11 a.m. Myopia Hunt Club, 435 Bay Road. $20 per car, Champagne luncheon $135 per person, $1,250 for a table of 10. www.bostonequestrianclassic.com.
Winchester:Winchester Community Music School’s annual MusicFest open house features an instrument petting zoo, free sample classes for children, live demonstrations and performances, a drum circle, and a musical passport journey. Sunday, 2-4 p.m. Winchester Community Music School, 407 Highland Ave. Free. 781-721-2950.
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