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“BEACHES 101.” Saturday, Nov. 3, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Beverly Cooperative Bank Community Room, 87 Lafayette St., Salem. Salem Sound Coastwatch will host a two-hour classroom session to learn all about beaches. Information includes sources of pollution, what causes beaches to either erode or grow bigger, invasive species in the water or on the beach, marine debris and the role it plays in the food chain, and more. Free. Registration requested at firstname.lastname@example.org or 978-741-7900. www.salemsound.org/adoptabeach.html.
ANTIQUES APPRAISAL DAY. Saturday, Nov. 3, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Swampscott Public Library, 61 Burrill St. Friends of the Swampscott Public Library will host Kaminski appraiser Mary Westcott. $10 per item, or three for $25. All proceeds benefit the Friends of the Swampscott Public Library. No jewelry, coins or stamps appraised; participants may bring photos of large items. 781-596-8867.
TECH TUESDAYS: FLICKR AND PINTEREST. Tuesday, Nov. 6, 6:30 p.m., Boxford Town Library, 10 Elm St. First Tuesday of each month features a one-hour workshop on technology. Workshop’s topic is Flickr and Pinterest. Free. 978-887-7323.
ARTIST DEMONSTRATION. Saturday, Nov. 3, 10 a.m. to noon, Danvers Art Association, 105 Elliott St. David P. Curtis, an out-of-doors painter, will present. Bring brushes and paint. www.danversart.org/danversart.org/Welcome.html.
2012 HARVEST ART FESTIVAL: “DRAWN TO BROOKSBY.” Saturday, Nov. 3, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Brooksby Farm, 54 Felton St., Peabody. GreenPeabody, in collaboration with the Peabody School District and Peabody Institute Library, presents, featuring the talents and creative expressions of all Peabody schoolchildren in kindergarten through grade 12. Collections include paintings, drawings, photography and 3-D projects. Free. Refreshments and entertainment provided.
ANNUAL FALL SHOW. Saturday, Nov. 3, and Sunday, Nov. 4, noon to 4 p.m., Danvers Art Association, 105 Elliott St. Danvers Art Association’s “Gallery 62” juried show, featuring oil, acrylics, watercolors, photography, jewelry and crafts. All items made by Danvers Art Association members and available for purchase. Award ribbons will be given in all categories. Free admission. www.danversart.org.