Friday, May 3
Coffee Connection, 7:30 to 9 a.m., Salem Chiropractic Center, 310 Lafayette St. Salem Chamber of Commerce presents this networking event. Make new business connections; catch up with old ones. Reserve a spot at 978-744-0004 or email@example.com.
North Shore Business Forum: Lead Generation, 7:30 a.m., Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Danvers. Nancy Wolff of Online Amplify will present. $11 admission includes continental breakfast. www.nsbforum.org.
Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony, 9 a.m., Holcroft Park Homes, 23 Mill St., Beverly. In celebration of the completed two-phase development in Beverly’s Gloucester Crossing neighborhood. www.northshorecdc.org.
Grand Reopening, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Dawson’s True Value Hardware, 50 Enon St., Beverly. The celebration will include raffle prizes, a treasure hunt, grilled hot dogs and promotional pricing on many items. Representatives from Benjamin Moore and Scotts will be on-site, and North Shore 104.9 will broadcast live from the store. dawsonstruevalue.com.
Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony at Color Bar Salon & Spa, 1 p.m., 80 Foster St., Suite 102, Peabody. Join the Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce and Mayor Ted Bettencourt in welcoming Color Bar to Peabody. Free. Register at www.peabodychamber.com.
Saturday, May 4
Grand Reopening, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Dawson’s True Value Hardware, 50 Enon St., Beverly. The celebration will include raffle prizes, a treasure hunt, grilled hot dogs, a visit from the White Farms Creamery ice cream truck and promotional pricing on many items. dawsonstruevalue.com.
Tuesday, May 7
6-Minute Speed Networking, 5 to 7 p.m., Ferncroft Country Club, 10 Village Road, Middleton. Cocktail reception at 5 p.m., followed by program. Attendees will network and individually meet up to 40 new business contacts in one night. Attendees quickly meet with a number of business professionals to see if there is a mutual connection between their businesses. $25/North Shore Chamber of Commerce members, $50/nonmembers. All attendees must register; space limited to first 40 registrants. 978-774-8565.