SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

Lifestyle

July 2, 2013

Events for families on the North Shore

(Continued)

Hamilton: Sundays in Patton Park Concert Series, 5 to 7 p.m., Patton Park, Route 1A, Hamilton. The 2013 Summer Concert series features the Brass Connection, performing patriotic tunes, and ragtime, dixieland and swing music. In case of rain, call 978-468-4818 for concert location. Supported in part by a grant from the Hamilton-Wenham Cultural Council. Free. www.PattonParkConcerts.org.

Monday, July 8

Danvers: Otha Day: Drum to the Beat, 11 a.m. to noon, Peabody Institute Library, Children’s Room, 15 Sylvan St. Otha facilitates fun and lively drum/rhythm circle events. All ages can participate. 978-774-0554.

Peabody: Nature Journaling, 11 a.m., Peabody Institute Library, 82 Main St. Join Mass Audubon’s Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary to explore the natural world and record discoveries through drawing and writing. For ages 9 to 13. Part of library’s “Dig Into Reading” summer program. Advance registration required at 978-531-0100, ext. 29.

Tuesday, July 9

Topsfield: Nature Adventures with Picture Books: Who Comes From an Egg?, 9:30 to 11 a.m. at Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary, 87 Perkins Row. For families with children ages 3 to 6. Read “Animal Babies that Hatch” by Robert O’Brien, then go on a hike in search of eggs and try to figure out what might hatch from each. Cost $9 adults, $7 children (member discounts available). Registration required. 978-887-9264.

Wednesday, July 10

Hamilton: Charlie Hope music concert, 6:30 p.m., Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, 14 Union St. All-ages music concert with Charlie Hope, winner of Juno’s 2012 Best Children’s Album of the Year. www.hwlibrary.org.

Salem: “Moments of Play” Festival of 10-Minute Plays, 7:30 p.m. at the Salem Theatre Company, STC Theater, 90 Lafayette St. Admission $15. Tickets available at www.salemtheatre.com, 978-790-8546, or at info@salemtheatre.com.

Thursday, July 11

Topsfield: Eco-Art: Busy Beaver Builders, 9 to 11 a.m. at Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary, 87 Perkins Row. For families with children ages 4 to 12. Examine a beaver mount up close, then take a walk to see a beaver lodge, dam, and scent mounds. Discover how beavers continue to change the habitats in which they live and how other species of plants and animals benefit. Upon return, make beaver dioramas out of natural materials. Instructor: Meg Atkins, sanctuary field teacher and artist. Cost $10 adults, $8 children (member discounts available). Registration required. 978-887-9264.

Text Only | Photo Reprints
Lifestyle
  • This weekend's Best Bets Best Bets for Saturday, July 26

    Looking for something to do today? Check out The Salem News' Best Bets:

    July 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • North Shore religion news in brief Congregation Shirat Hayam is offering a free, five-week Hebrew Reading Crash Course on Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. from Sept. 2 through Oct. 7, at the synagogue, 55 Atlantic Ave., Swampscott. Led by Nancy Miller, the course is open to the community and is

    July 26, 2014

  • North Shore religion calendar Wednesday, July 30 Book Club, 7 p.m., Aviv Centers for Living, 240 Lynnfield St., Peabody. Women of all ages are invited to a free book group with conversations about Jewish identity. Group will discuss "The Harem Midwife" by Roberta Rich. RSVP to Sh

    July 26, 2014

  • Dear Abby: Teen is looking for direction after high school graduation Dear Abby: I am an 18-year-old high school senior who is scared about what's going to happen after graduation. For the past three years I have known exactly where I'll be and what I will be doing in the general sense. Now that I have one more year to

    July 26, 2014

  • macaws Vet Connection: Pet birds need training, social interaction and time out of the cage People are fascinated with the big colorful birds on display at Animal Kingdom and wild bird sanctuaries. It's always fascinating to see someone walking down the street with a big-beaked bird on his or her shoulder as a companion. We are all drawn to

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • Ask Dog Lady: Her little dog is obsessed with food Dear Dog Lady: I have a 3-year-old, long-coated Chihuahua named Mexipep (after a brand of hot sauce). She has many fine attributes -- she's very sweet, not nervous and barky like the short-coated Chihuahuas can be. On the subject of food, however, th

    July 25, 2014

  • howe Book Notes: Local novelist sees ‘conversion’ syndrome in witch trials The parallels between 1692 and today are so close, they're frightening. That's one conclusion you could draw from reading "Conversion," Marblehead resident Katherine Howe's new novel, which compares the world of the Salem Witch Trials to the life of

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • vehicles Quick pick: Festival of vehicles

    Festival of vehicles Take a ride over to the Hamilton-Wenham Public Library for the 16th annual Vehicle Night on Wednesday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The festival of fire trucks, emergency vehicles, cruisers and snow plows takes place in the library park

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • Friday's Best Bets Best Bets for Friday, July 25

    Looking for something to do today? Here are The Salem News' Best Bets:

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • Dear Abby: Tyke becomes a terror when mom takes back her cellphone Dear Abby: When my friend "Fran" and I get together with our kids, they often play games on her cellphone until the battery dies. If she tries to take the phone from her 6-year-old to make a call or recharge the phone, he starts yelling at her, pushe

    July 25, 2014

NDN Video
Comments Tracker