Wednesday, July 9
Beverly: Summer Sounds Courtyard Music Series, 6 to 7 p.m., Beverly Public Library courtyard, 32 Essex St. Singer/songwriter duo Eleanor Jane and Nick Consone will perform as part of the library’s twice-monthly live outdoor music series showcasing local talent. In case of rain, concert will take place in the Sohier Room. For more details, contact Drew at 978-921-6062 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hamilton: Dinoman, 6:30 p.m., Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, 14 Union St., S. Hamilton. A dinosaur program with magic, merry mayhem and magnificent inflatable dinosaurs. www.hwlibrary.org.
Hamilton: Open mike night for teens, 6:30 p.m., Pingree School, 537 Highland St. Open mike night for teen performers. Sign-ups at 6 p.m. for comedians, instrumentalists, vocalists, rappers, dancers and other performers in middle and high school. Performances begin at 6:30 p.m. Free admission. Outdoors in Hedge Garden behind school. Bring chairs and a picnic dinner. All ages welcome. 978-468-4415, ext. 233, or www.pingree.org.
Salem: Journeys of Hope Sunset Cruise, 7 p.m., Hannah Glover, Mahi Mahi Cruises, 24 Congress St. Fundraiser for Journeys of Hope Inc., which is a nonprofit organization on the North Shore serving homeless and at-risk young adults between the ages of 18 to 23. Funds raised will purchase chef outfit for those who graduate from our culinary class. $35. Contact Michelle Phippen at 978-922-3205.
Thursday, July 10
Topsfield: Eco-Art: Flower Power, 9 to 11 a.m., Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary, 87 Perkins Row. For families with children ages 4 and up. Create a decoupage flower container for summertime arrangements, then explore the sanctuary to look for wildflowers, and learn the important role butterflies and bees play in producing new flowers. Use hand lenses and nets to observe insects and share a butterfly story in the meadow. Meet in front of the Visitor Center. Mass Audubon members: $8 adult, $7 child; nonmembers: $10 adult, $8 child. Registration required at 978-887-9264 or massaudubon.org/ipswichriver.