Wednesday, Oct. 2
Peabody: Bone Marrow Drive, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sports Medicine North, 1 Orthopedics Drive. Anyone between the age of 18 and 44 is encouraged to stop by and get swabbed in an effort to find a bone marrow match for Mandy Manochhio-Putney, a mother of two, who was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia and is in urgent need of a bone marrow transplant. She has been unable to find a matching donor because of her genetic diversity and, having been adopted as a young child, the lack of information on her biological family where a match could potentially exist. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Love-Mandy/588411007869586.
Peabody: Golden Age Club, 12:30 p.m., Community Life Center, 79 Central St. Peabody Golden Age Club will meet. Fall and winter programs and activities will be outlined. Anyone age 60 or older is invited to attend the meeting and join the club. 978-531-6699.
Beverly: Family Fiesta, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Glen Urquhart School, 74 Hart St. Children from the Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos orphanage in Mexico will share their culture and music at the second annual Family Fiesta, featuring a Mexican dinner, followed by music and dance performances. $10 admission, $25 per family, includes dinner of quesadillas, rice, beans, chips, salsa, drink. www.gus.org.
Beverly: Murphy Campaign Fundraiser, 6 to 9 p.m., Wild Horse Cafe, 392 Cabot St. Todd C. Murphy’s campaign for Beverly City Council at-large will hold a cocktail party fundraiser. Cash bar and light hors d’oeuvres served. $50 suggested donation per person, $75 per couple. www.facebook.com/ToddMurphyAtLarge, Electtoddmurphy@gmail.com.
Salem: Agganis Forum, 6 p.m., Recital Hall, Central Campus, Salem State University, 71 Loring Ave. SSU’s Bertolon School of Business’ fall 2013 Agganis Forum, an annual forum for entrepreneurial business leaders, features Eliot Tatelman, president and chief executive officer of Jordan’s Furniture. Tatelman will share the store’s philosophy of giving back to the community. Free. Seating is limited and advance reservations are required at IA_Events@salemstate.edu, salemstate.edu/agganisforum, or 978-542-2293.