“PLAN YOUR GARDEN” WORKSHOP. Saturday, May 4, 10 to 11 a.m., Green Meadows Farm, 656 Asbury St., Hamilton. Led by Rob Eckman, Green Meadows Farm field managerp. Learn how to optimize seeds, soil and plantings in an Earth-friendly way. Workshop includes a garden tips worksheet and plenty of time for questions and answers. Free. Space is limited; registration required at 978-468-2277.
PLANTING DAY. Wednesday, May 8, 3:30 p.m., Peabody Institute Library, South Branch, 78 Lynn St., Peabody. For children ages 5 to 9 with an adult. Start flowers and vegetables from seed. Children can then transplant them into their own gardens at home and watch them grow. Stories will be read. Reserve a spot at 978-531-3380, or register at the library.
Presentations, discussions and lectures
LAW DAY LECTURE. Thursday, May 2, 7:30 to 9 a.m., North Shore Community College, Math and Sciences Building lecture hall, DS119, 1 Ferncroft Road, Danvers. This year’s theme is “Realizing the Dream: Equality for All.” Professor Savannah Overton will address the theme in her lecture, “From the Kitchen to the Front Lines: The Status of North American Women in Modern Times.” Free. Seating is limited; registration required at 978-762-4000, ext. 5481, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
“PROFESSIONALISM AND THE MORAL DOMAIN OF EDUCATION.” Thursday, May 2, 4:30 p.m., Salem State University, Sullivan Building, room 305B, 352 Lafayette St. Avril Brock of Leeds Metropolitan University, United Kingdom, and Louise Swiniarski of Salem State present a lecture that draws on the authors’ joint contributions to the book “Working With Children and Young People: Ethical Debates and Practices Across Disciplines and Continents.” Both will address current concerns and approaches for promoting the moral domain in educational professionalism. Free. Reservations requested at 978-542-6534 or email@example.com.
“FIVE YEARS ON A SAILBOAT IN THE CARIBBEAN.” Friday, May 3, 10 a.m. to noon, Explorers Lifelong Learning Institute Center, 10 Federal St., Salem. Monty and Betsy Morris will share their sailing adventures, one that lasted two years on a 35-foot boat, and another that lasted three years on a 39-foot boat. Monty, a retired architect, and Betsy, a retired banker and author, now spend their winters on this boat in Florida. Donations appreciated from nonmembers in attendance. 978-744-0804 or www.explorerslli.org.