FRIENDS’ MEMBERS-ONLY BOOK SALE. Friday, March 15, 6 to 8 p.m., Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, 14 Union St., Hamilton. Nonmembers can join at the door. Book sale benefits the library’s additional programs. Sale includes books, DVDs and CDs for children, teens and adults. Sale continues Saturday, March 16, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Monday through Thursday, March 18 through 21, during regular library hours, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. www.hwlibrary.org.
YARD SALE. Saturday, March 16, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Maple Street Congregational Church, Social Hall, 90 Maple St., Danvers. To benefit outreach programs. Items for sale include small furniture, china, clocks, electric gadgets, linens, collectibles, area rugs, frames, new women’s clothing, wreaths for all occasions, new kitchen items and white elephant tables. 978-774-4510.
INDEPENDENT FILM SCREENINGS. Thursday, March 14, and Tuesday, March 19, 11:40 a.m., “Mysterious Places in Essex County”; 12:15 p.m., “Schoonermen Stories of Cape Ann”; and 12:40 p.m., “Ghost Tales,” at Hollywood Hits Theatre, Hutchinson Drive, Danvers. $5/general, $4/seniors. 978-777-2711.
Art, exhibits and receptions
“UNCONVENTIONAL INVENTIONS” OPENING RECEPTION. Thursday, March 14, 5 to 7 p.m., Carol Grillo Gallery, Walter J. Manninen Center for the Arts, Endicott College, 376 Hale St., Beverly. Endicott College School of Visual and Performing Arts has partnered with the Photographic Resource Center at Boston University to present a seven-week, PRC satellite show featuring unconventional and innovative photography. Also, guest artist Harold Feinstein will speak informally in the Rose Performance Hall from 7 to 8 p.m. Exhibit and reception are free. 978-232-2655, email@example.com or www.endicott.edu/centerforthearts.
25TH ANNIVERSARY SALTBOX GALLERY SHOW AND SALE. Friday, March 15, through Sunday, March 17, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Topsfield Fairgrounds, Coolidge Building, 207 Boston St., Route 1. Show features 13 oil and watercolor artists, two woodworkers, a potter, and two jewelry artisans. Artisans will be present all weekend and available to answer questions, discuss possible commission work and provide information on classes they teach. Also, 16 former Saltbox artists will have their work on display and available for purchase. An artist reception will be held Friday, March 15, from 7 to 9 p.m. Admission and parking are free. 978-887-3844.