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Monday, April 14, 2014
Celebrity Series of Boston---75th Anniversary Gala--April 12, 2014
Celebrity Series of Boston
Diamond Jubilee Gala
Celebrating 75 Years
Saturday, April 12, 2014
The Park Plaza Castle
6:30 Cocktails and Retrospective
After-Dinner Entertainment, Club 75
Donna Egan and Eleanor Pao, Gala Chairs
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Ne Me Quitte Pas
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