, Salem, MA


January 21, 2013

North Shore community calendar, Jan. 21 edition


Danvers: Danvers Democratic Committee Meeting, 7 p.m., Peabody Institute Library, Gordon Room, 15 Sylvan St. Meeting will discuss the caucus to elect delegates to the state convention in Lowell, and state committee platform issues. All registered Democrats in the area are invited to attend. Chairperson Marilyn Hazel, 978-590-1473.

Friday, Jan. 25

Beverly: Public Artist Talk: Jesse Burke, 11:30 a.m., Montserrat College of Art, Carol Schlosberg Alumni Gallery, 23 Essex St. Jesse Burke will give a talk inspired by his current photography exhibit, “High Life.” On view through Feb. 9., 978-867-9624, or

Boxford: Lego Club, 3:30 p.m., Boxford Town Library, 10 Elm St. Children in kindergarten and older are invited for an hour of Lego building around the theme of robots. Free. Joshua Kennnedy, 978-887-7323.

Boxford: QR Code Scavenger Hunt, 4 p.m., Boxford Town Library, 10 Elm St. Teens are invited for a scavenger hunt throughout the library using their smart phones, iPods or iPads to scan QR codes. The winning team will receive iTunes cards. Refreshments served. Free. Darsana Barua, 978-887-7323.

Salem: Annual Friends and Family Night, 8 p.m., Salem High School auditorium, 77 Willson St. The Salem High School Winter Colorguard and the new Salem Junior Colorguard, featuring students from Collins Middle School, Nathaniel Bowditch and Saltonstall, will hold their annual Friends and Family Night. Both groups will present a preview of their 2013 competition shows and refreshments will be served. Free admission. Donations accepted. 978-740-1136.

Saturday, Jan. 26

Topsfield: Wetlands in Winter, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary, 87 Perkins Row. Join sanctuary director Carol Decker for an exploration of the ice-covered marshes of the Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary, and discover the activity and energy. Search for marsh wren nests, possibly examine a muskrat house, look for mink and weasel activity, and identify wetland plants by their winter buds. Dress warmly and wear waterproof boots. $12/nonmembers, $10/Mass Audubon members. Advance registration is required; call 978-887-9264.

Text Only | Photo Reprints
  • Tuesday's Best Bets Best Bets for Tuesday, July 29

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

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • Dear Abby: Dating scene is frustrating for strong young woman Dear Abby: In short, my son is a klutz -- to the point that it affects his self-confidence. He's different from everyone else in the family. Is being a klutz genetic? Is it permanent? He's not doing well academically, either. How can I help him? Par

    July 29, 2014

  • Monday's Best Bets Best Bets for Monday, July 28

    Looking for something to do today? Check out The Salem News' Best Bets.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Dear Abby: Son-in-law’s abusive father makes gatherings painful Dear Abby: I adore my son-in-law, "Tom." He's a wonderful husband to our daughter. He's always inviting us to dinner along with his parents and family. We get along with them but can't stand how they treat Tom. We have never seen parents treat their

    July 28, 2014

  • 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

NDN Video
Comments Tracker