Open houses & tours
SHOP MIDDLETON OPEN HOUSE. Saturday, April 12, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Fuller Meadow School cafeteria, 143 S. Main St., Middleton. The Middleton Board of Trade hosts, featuring a Buy Local Raffle, product offerings, refreshments, coupons and demonstrations from Middleton businesses in attendance. Raffle winner announced at the conclusion of the event. www.MiddletonBOT.com.
SPRING OPEN HOUSE. Saturday, April 12, 3 to 6 p.m., Montserrat College of Art, 23 Essex St., Beverly. See what students are working on, meet the artists, their parents, and faculty and staff. email@example.com, 978-921-4242, ext. 1153, montserrat.edu.
AQUACULTURE LAB TOUR. Wednesday, April 16, 10 to 11 a.m. and 2 to 3 p.m., meet at Cat Cove, 92 Fort Ave., Salem. Tour organized by Professor J. Buttner. Part of SSU’s Earth Days Week. www.salemstate.edu/earthday.
EARLY LITERACY ACTIVITIES: IT’S NOT JUST BOOKS. Thursday, April 10, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, 14 Union St., South Hamilton. Led by Lisa Davis, speech pathologist of Cape Ann Early Intervention, and Lorraine Der. Designed for learning about a range of early literacy activities. Register with Davis at 978-468-5489 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
STAYING SAFE IN A WIRELESS WORLD. Thursday, April 10, 7 to 9 p.m., Cohen Hillel Academy, 6 Community Road, Marblehead. Parents are invited to learn about issues and risks children face online and strategies for talking with children and keeping them safe on computers and mobile devices. Program presented by Marje Monroe and Doug Fodeman, co-founders of Children Online. Free; RSVPs appreciated at 781-639-2880.
SPEAKER PRESENTATION. Saturday, April 12, 1 p.m., Beverly School for the Deaf, 6 Echo Ave., Beverly. Beth Maloney, an attorney, advocate and author, will speak about her two-year fight against the medical establishment to prove the link between infection-triggered PANDAS and her son’s sudden-onset obsessive compulsive disorder and Tourette’s syndrome. Hosted by TACA, Talk About Curing Autism Massachusetts Chapter. Free; RSVP to Mary Romaniec at Mary.Romaniec@tacanow.org.
PARENTING IN THE DIGITAL AGE. Tuesday, April 15, 7 p.m., Ipswich High School Performing Arts Center, 130 High St., Ipswich. Ipswich Special Education Parents Advisory Council kicks off its free, townwide program for every parent who is struggling with the issue of parenting children in the digital age. Dr. Catherine Steiner-Adair, a noted psychologist, will speak. All Ipswich-area parents and educators are encouraged to participate. email@example.com.