, Salem, MA

May 22, 2013

Best Bets for Wednesday, May 22

The Salem News

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

Reading specialist Jeana Khan will read from and sign copies of her second children’s book, “Eli The Elephant,” from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at Wenham Tea House, 4 Monument St., Wenham. This event is suitable for young readers, ages 3 to 9. For reservations, call Wenham Tea House at 978-468-1398.

Danvers' Office of Veteran Affairs is in need of volunteers tonight, from 5 to sundown, to help place flags at veterans' burial sites in Walnut Grove, Wadsworth Cemetery and Holten Cemetery. If you would like to help, meet at the main entrance of Walnut Grove Cemetery, on Sylvan Street across from the library, at 5 p.m. to be assigned a location. Flags will be provided. For more information, call the Office of Veteran Affairs, at Danvers Town Hall, at 978-777-0001, ext. 3025.

Learn about "Vintage Swampscott" from a renowned local historian. Lou Gallo will show historic photos of Swampscott and tell takes of the town's rich and colorful past in tonight's free Tales from the Fish House lecture, at 7 at Swampscott Yacht Club, second floor of the Fish House at Fisherman’s Beach, 425 Humphrey St., Swampscott. Reservations required at 781-962-5587.