GENETIC GENEALOGY: ADDING DNA TO YOUR TOOK KIT. Wednesday, Oct. 30, 7 p.m., Peabody Institute Library, 15 Sylvan St., Danvers. We’re all cousins! Mike Maglio will introduce us to genetic genealogy, which uses DNA testing to tell us just how closely we are related. Learn about your deep ancestry and break through brick walls in your genealogy research. Register via danverslibrary.org or by phone at 978-774-0554.
BIOGRAPHER MEGAN MARSHALL. Wednesday, Oct. 30, 7 p.m., Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, 14 Union St., South Hamilton. Noted biographer Megan Marshall shares her newest work, “Margaret Fuller: A New American Life,” which explores the life of Margaret Fuller, Henry David Thoreau’s editor, Ralph Waldo Emerson’s friend, war correspondent and heroine. Funded by the Jolie Tea Company. www.hwlibrary.org.
RADIO 92.9 HAUNTED MOVIE SERIES ON SALEM COMMON. Saturday, Oct. 26, 6:30 to 8 p.m., 18 Washington Square, Salem. Bring a blanket or beach chair to watch “Hocus Pocus” under the stars. Free. www.Radio929.com.
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ANTIQUE APPRAISAL DAY. Saturday, Oct. 26, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Swampscott Public Library, 61 Burrill St., Swampscott. Kaminski appraiser Mary Westcott will be at the library to offer appraisals. $10 per item, $25 for three items; all proceeds benefit the Friends of the Swampscott Public Library. Jewelry, coins or stamps will not be appraised. Participants can bring photos of large items for appraisal. 781-596-8867.
REACH FOR RECOVERY SEMINAR. Tuesday, Oct. 29, 6:30 p.m., Orthopaedics Plus, 100 Cummings Center, Suite 121Q, Beverly. Reach For Recovery, a free seminar with exercises and education for maximizing upper extremity mobility and function post mastectomy. Physical therapists who have been trained in a comprehensive post-op rehabilitation protocol will provide information and treatment ideas, sensitive to both physical and psycho-social aspects of breast cancer, to facilitate a faster recovery after surgery. Reserve a spot by Friday, Oct. 25, by calling 978-927-0907 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.