, Salem, MA

April 19, 2014

Best Bets for Saturday and Sunday, April 19 and 20

The Salem News

---- — Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are The Salem News' Best Bets:

Saturday, April 19

Take your pick of three Easter egg hunts today:

Families are invited to collaborate in a design challenge with industrial designer, artist and teacher Amy Leidtke in a special Design ThinkShop workshop at Peabody Essex Museum, 161 Essex St., Salem, from 1 to 3 p.m. The program focuses on inclusive problem solving, teamwork and creating. Recommended for families with children ages 7 and up. For more information, visit PEM's online calendar.

Jennifer Pustz of Historic New England presents “Voices From the Back Stairs,” an exploration of domestic service in 19th- and 20th-century New England through three New England house museums, at 2 p.m. at Judge Samuel Holten House, 171 Holten St., Danvers. General Israel Putnam Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution host this special free presentation. Light refreshments will be served. Visitors are welcome and asked to RSVP at 781-944-8373.

Sunday, April 20

All Marblehead residents ages 10 and under are invited to Marblehead Rotary Club’s annual Easter Egg Hunt (weather permitting) at 1:30 p.m. at Seaside Park in Marblehead. Participants should bring their own baskets; there will be a special area for children under 5. Be at the location at or before 1:30 p.m. — all 9,000 chocolate eggs will be gathered within five to 10 minutes from the start. Signs will be posted around town to confirm the event. Seaside Park is on Atlantic Avenue, behind Our Lady Star of the Sea Community Center and across from the Marblehead Police Station. For more information, visit the Rotary Club's website.