SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

Lifestyle

November 30, 2013

North Shore religion calendar

(Continued)

Wednesday, Dec. 4

Advent Taizé Prayer Service: Wait for the Lord, 7 p.m., St. Mary of the Annunciation Parish, 24 Conant St., Danvers. All Christians are invited to an evening of prayer in the style of the ecumenical community of Taizé, France. Come contemplate the coming of the Lord through sacred scripture, prayer, silent reflection and beautiful music. 978-774-0340.

Saturday, Dec. 7

Christmas Fair, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Family Life Center, First Congregational Church, 4 Georgetown Road, Boxford. Fair includes fresh greens arrangements; Christmas wreaths; homemade cookies; white elephant sale; jewelry; gently-used handbags; and gift baskets. 978-887-5841.

Gift of Christmas annual fair, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church Parish Center, 80 Atlantic Ave., Marblehead. “The Gift of Christmas,” the Star of the Sea’s annual Christmas fair, features varied creations by local artisans and craft vendors; gift baskets and raffles; used books; small craft items suitable for children’s holiday gifts; children’s crafts, including cookie decorating, face painting and ornament creation; and a visit from Santa. Fair continues Sunday, Dec. 8. Admission is free and all are welcome to attend. A light breakfast and lunch will be available for purchase. For details or raffle tickets, call 781-631-0086 or visit www.staroftheseamarblehead.org.

Christmas Fair, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 124 River Road, Topsfield. Annual fair features hand-crafted gifts; hand-knitted and crocheted items; holiday crafts and decorations; a jewelry boutique; scarves, bags, purses and other accessories; home-baked goods; books for all ages; raffles and more. Lunch served from noon to 2 p.m. and features homemade corn chowder, chicken salad sandwiches, hot dogs and chips. Call 978-887-5570 for more information.

Winter Wonderland Holiday Fair, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., First Parish Church (yellow church), 225 Cabot St., Beverly. Cafe features breakfast, lunch, and a dozen homemade soups in the Soup-er Bowl vying for the Golden Ladle Award. Sample soups and cast a vote. Also, fair includes local artists and crafters; books; DVDs; music; attic treasures; new and nearly-new gifts; baked goods; raffles; children’s corner toys; games; sports equipment; children’s crafts, activities and face painting. www.firstparishbeverly.org.

Text Only | Photo Reprints
Lifestyle
  • Orchid North Shore Gardener: It’s the summer without hydrangeas August "Fairest of the months! Ripe summer's queen, the hey-day of the year, with robes that gleam with sunny sheen Sweet August doth appear." -- R. Combe Miller Q: Can you tell me why my numerous "Endless Summer" hydrangea plants are not blooming th

    August 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • Dr. Kate: 8 strategies to help your child overcome a fear of bullies Despite the massive anti-bullying campaigns that dominate our current culture, many students continue to feel bullied. The current anti-bullying campaign focuses on decreasing bullying by policing the bullies, but what about empowering the victims? B

    August 1, 2014

  • booknotes0801 Stroll through a story at Danvers library Reading can be good for the body as well as the mind. That's especially true for visitors of the new StoryWalk at Peabody Institute Library of Danvers. "StoryWalk is combining physical activity with reading," said Karen Veilleux, a children's librar

    August 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • frenkel Quick pick: Bring stories to life Bring stories to life Explore and experience the challenges and satisfactions of combining text with images in a four-session illustration workshop, led by award-winning published illustrator Yetti Frenkel at the Abbot Public Library, 235 Pleasant St

    August 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • TV Outlander [Duplicate] 'Outlander' brings novels to life vibrantly NEW YORK -- There's an odd believability you find inside "Outlander" that somehow makes it feel true-to-life. Never mind that it's a rip-roaring fantasy. Claire, a lovely British Army nurse on a second honeymoon in Scotland, is mysteriously swept fr

    August 1, 2014 4 Photos

  • Dear Abby: Diabetic friend suffers close call miles away from hospital Dear Abby: My husband and I have a lake house and invited a couple (close friends) to join us for a few days. The husband has cancer and has been taking chemo. We wanted them both to rest, as the wife is his only caregiver. We all thought this would

    August 1, 2014

  • Friday's Best Bets Best Bets for Friday, Aug. 1

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

    August 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • Thursday's Best Bets Best Bets for Thursday, July 31

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

    July 31, 2014 1 Photo

  • homecoming1 Festivals in Salem and Beverly celebrate cities' heritage

    Salem Heritage Days and Beverly Homecoming, both of which start this weekend, are roughly the same age. "This is the 49th year," said Bruce Doig, director of parks and recreation in Beverly. "The most recent form of homecoming started in 1966 as a wa

    July 31, 2014 6 Photos

  • 140723_SN_DLE_MINER5 For artist Nathan Miner, it’s not what you see, but how Visitors can see five paintings by Nathan Miner, and watch one being created, at Montserrat College of Art this summer. That's because the gallery where the artist's works are hanging includes a studio where he will be working until Aug. 14, in a co

    July 31, 2014 5 Photos

NDN Video
Comments Tracker