, Salem, MA


November 23, 2013

North Shore religion calendar

Saturday, Nov. 23

Holiday Craft Fair, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Second Congregational Church, 35 Conant St., Beverly. Holiday Craft Fair features area crafters, silent auction, food table, raffles, children’s room, SERRV handicrafts, snack bar, and an MGH Bloodmobile in the parking lot. Building is handicapped-accessible. Nancy Lague, 781-933-2646.

Parish Bazaar, 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., St. James Parish Hall, corner of Bridge and Flint streets, Salem. Bazaar includes homemade food, baked goods, “Kid’s Korner,” Christmas decorations, knitted goods, white elephant table, raffles, penny raffle and more. Open to the public. 978-745-9060.

Christmas Holiday Fair, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Memorial United Methodist Church, 2 Dane St., Beverly. Annual fair includes new Christmas items, grandma’s attic, crafts, baked goods, silent auction, white elephant items, and a luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. 978-927-1066.

Scandinavian Fair, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Community Covenant Church, 33 Lake St., West Peabody. Fair includes baked goods, a country store, attic treasures, imported Scandinavian goods, crafts, quilted items, knit goods, and items for children. Luncheon served in Fellowship Hall. Nicole Leontakianakos, 508-314-5871.

Benefit Clothing Sale, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Danvers Church of the Nazarene, 181 Dayton St., Danvers. Sale features gently-used children and adult clothing, shoes, and boots for $5 or less. All proceeds will be used to create Christmas baskets for those in need in the community. Any remaining clothing will be donated. 978-777-2060,

Sunday, Nov. 24

Parish Bazaar, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., St. James Parish Hall, corner of Bridge and Flint streets, Salem. Bazaar includes homemade food, baked goods, “Kid’s Korner,” Christmas decorations, knitted goods, white elephant table, raffles, penny raffle and more. Open to the public. 978-745-9060.

Fair Trade Boutique, 11:30 a.m., North Shore Unitarian Universalist Church, 323 Locust St., Danvers. Features hand-crafted items, including mobiles, scarves, wind chimes, jewelry, tree ornaments, baskets and more, made by artisans from 32 countries. Proceeds support low-income artisans and farmers. All sale items come from SERRV, a nonprofit organization that works to end poverty by providing opportunities and support to artisans and farmers worldwide. Fair takes place during coffee hour following the church service. 978-774-7582,

Text Only | Photo Reprints
  • 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