, Salem, MA


September 5, 2013

North Shore Entertainment Calendar


SALEM ATHENEUM BOOK SALE. Members’ Preview on Friday, Sept. 6, 6 to 8 p.m., followed by the regular book sale on Saturday, Sept. 7, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., and Sunday, Sept. 8, noon to 2 p.m., at 337 Essex St., Salem. For information call 978-744-2540.

MYSTERY MAYHEM BOOK GROUP. Tuesday, Sept. 10, 10:30 a.m., Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, 14 Union St., South Hamilton. Attendees can discuss what mystery and suspense books they’re reading. This month’s topic is “Death in Venice, and other travel hot spots.” Pick up a flier at the library with suggested book titles and authors. There will also be a chance to solve a mystery. Light refreshments served.

LITERARY CAFE. Tuesday, Sept. 10, 1 to 2:30 p.m., Flint Public Library, 1 S. Main St., Middleton. Coffee, tea and philosophy for adults. 978-774-8132.

AUTHORS PRESENT BOOK. Wednesday, Sept. 11, 7 p.m., Swampscott Public Library, 61 Burrill St., Swampscott. Authors Dr. Amanda V. French and Dana Rousmaniere will discuss their book “The Complete Illustrated Birthing Companion,” a photo-filled guide that presents balanced and comprehensive perspectives on all aspects of delivery in present day. A question-and-answer time and book signing will follow the presentation. Call the library, 781-596-8867, to reserve a seat.

AUTHOR VISIT. Wednesday, Sept. 11, 7 to 8 p.m., Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, 14 Union St., South Hamilton. Author Barbara Kent Lawrence will talk about her first novel, “Islands of Time,” the themes in the book, and the process of writing. Free.

Lectures & workshops

SUSTAINABLE LAWN CARE BASICS AND COMPOST TEA WORKSHOP. Saturday, Sept. 7, 10 to 11:30 a.m., 572 Essex St., Beverly. Featuring Javier Gil, an accredited organic land care professional. Change a few traditional lawn care habits to transform a lawn into a thriving green landscape, chemical free. Learn about the benefits of compost tea. Meet indoors in the yellow farmhouse. Leave with practical tips and techniques to start right away. Pre-register at or email Members $10, nonmembers $15, space is limited. 978-921-1944 ext. 1825.

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