, Salem, MA

June 26, 2013

Best Bets for Wednesday, June 26

The Salem News

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

Jacob's Corner Pub, on 278 Rantoul St., Beverly, will host a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to benefit patients at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. To learn more, email, or call 617-632-3206. Schedule an appointment at 978-836-1842 or

See what Danvers third-graders selected as important family artifacts that they may donate to the Danvers Historical Society 50 years from now in "Foresee the Future," from 4 to 6 p.m. at Tapley Memorial Hall, 13 Page St., Danvers. The exhibit highlights their valued possessions and includes similar historical artifacts from the Society’s museum collection. For more information, contact the Danvers Historical Society at 978-777-1666. 

Chet Stentiford, host of Saugus Public TV’s “Creative Gardens,” will present on lawn and garden issues, garden design and layout, and more at the Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, 14 Union St., Hamilton. Guest expert Darron Jalbert will also discuss organic vegetable gardening. This free event runs from 6:30 to 8 p.m. For more information, visit