Thursday, june 27

DANVERS: Book Sale at Peabody Institute Library, 9 a.m. –9 p.m., Wide selection, lightly used. Great items, great prices. Proceeds benefit Museum Pass Program. Call 978-774-0554.

Beverly: Endicott College Young Writers Workshop, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Endicott College. 376 Hale St. Two-day workshop, students grades 9 to 12. $175 fee includes all activities, food and a T-shirt. Register at endicottyoungwritersworkshop2019.eventbrite.com. Contact Mark Herlihy, 978-232-2178 or mherlihy@endicott.edu.

salem: Memoir Writing Group, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., Salem Athenaeum, 337 Essex St. 978-744-2540.

Ipswich: Appleton After Hours, 4 to 7 p.m., Appleton Farms, 219 County Road. Informal social hour at the Appleton Farm Store with a local farm-based entrepreneur. Contact 978-356-3825 or email szarimba@thetrustees.org.

Ipswich: Art with a View: The Sculptors and Sculpture of Castle Hill, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Castle Hill on the Crane Estate, 290 Argilla Road. Lecture and walking tour of sculpture commissioned for the estate. $12 Trustees members, $20 nonmembers. Register at 978-356-4351 or www.thetrustees.org/castlehill.

Ipswich: After Work Adventure: Salt Marsh Kayak, 5:30 to 8 p.m., Castle Hill on the Crane Estate, 290 Argilla Road. Paddle into the heart of Crane Wildlife Refuge. For competent swimmers ages 15 and up. Equipment provided or bring your own. $32 Trustees members, $40 nonmembers. Register at 978-356-4351 or www.thetrustees.org/castlehill.

Danvers: Oldies Night, 6 to 9 p.m., Danvers Square, 1 Maple St. Musical street fair, food, raffles. Contact sjames1776@gmail.com. www.danversfamilyfestival.com/oldiesnight.

DANVERS: State Rep. Ted Speliotis Office Hours, 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Danvers Town Hall for the residents of Danvers. Call 617-722-2410 & 978-777-3138 or Theodore.Speliotis@MAHouse.gov.

Beverly: Misselwood Summer Music Series, 6 to 9 p.m., Misselwood Estate at Endicott College, 407 Hale St. Reggae Night featuring Soul Rebel Project. Food trucks. Tickets $15, misselwood.com/upcomingevents or $20 at the door.

Beverly: A Little Night Music & Rhyme, 6:30 to 7 p.m., Beverly Public Library, 32 Essex St. Dancing, shaking, moving and singing for kids under 5. www.beverlypubliclibrary.org.

Friday, June 28

Salem: State Rep. Paul Tucker’s office hours, 9 to 10 a.m., Community Life Center, 401 Bridge St.

Beverly: Bebop Beats, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Beverly Public Library, 32 Essex St. An hour of songs, stories, and family-friendly activities. For all ages and their caregivers. 978-921-6062, www.beverlypubliclibrary.org.

Beverly: Yoga on the Lawn, 11 a.m., Beverly Public Library, 32 Essex St. Vinyasa yoga with Kelly Rusch. Bring yoga mat and/or towel. Contact Katie, knelson@noblenet.org.

Beverly: English Practice Group, 11 a.m. to noon, Beverly Public Library, 32 Essex St. For adults of all ages. Contact Allison, 978-921-6062, ext. 2118 or babin@noblenet.org. No registration required.

DANVERS: Book Sale at Peabody Institute Library, noon to 5 p.m. Wide selection, lightly used. Great items , great prices. Proceeds benefit Museum Pass Program. Call 978-774-0554.

Ipswich: Dinoman Space, 3 p.m., Winthrop School, 65 Central St. For children ages 4 to 10. Dinosaurs, meteors, comets, liquid air, and a goldfish give students a distinct view of the solar system. Event kicks off Ipswich Public Library’s summer reading program. 978-412-8713, www.ipswichlibrary.org.

Ipswich: Notch Traveling Biergarten, 5 to 7 p.m., Appleton Farms, 219 County Road. Contact 978-356-4351 ext. 3203 or rdonovan@thetrustees.org.

salem: Vigil to Commemorate the Stonewall Uprising, 6 p.m. at Grace Church, 385 Essex St. A safe place to commemorate the Stonewall Uprising.  

Ipswich: Kids Night Out, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Castle Hill on the Crane Estate, 290 Argilla Road. Outdoor yoga, stories and more. For ages 6 to 10. $24 member child, $8 additional sibling; $30 nonmember child, $10 additional sibling. Register at 978-356-4351 or www.thetrustees.org/castlehill.

Ipswich: Live Action Clue for Adults, 7 to 9:30 p.m., Castle Hill on the Crane Estate, 290 Argilla Road. Classic board game comes alive in the 1928 mansion. Play in teams of six to eight. Dress in 1920s attire. Wine and small appetizers. $44 for members, $55 for nonmembers. For ages 18 and up. Advance reservations required at boston.eventful.com.

Saturday, June 29

DANVERS: Final Day for Book Sale at Peabody Institute Library, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. A wide selection, lightly used. Great items, great prices. Proceeds benefit Museum Pass Program. Call 978-774-0554.

hamilton: Teen Green Art: Whimsical Weavings Saturday, 10:30 a.m., Hamilton-Wenham Library, 14 Union St. Multigenerational weaving workshop, ages 8 to Adult. Registration required at reference desk starting June 1, or call 978-468-5577.

Ipswich: Notch Traveling Biergarten, 2 to 7 p.m., Appleton Farms, 219 County Road. Family-friendly activities, food, refreshments, and entertainment. Beer available from Notch Brewery. Contact 978-356-5728 ext. 4118 or crouillard@thetrustees.org.

Sunday, June 30

Ipswich: Yoga on the Estate, 9 to 10:30 a.m., Castle Hill on the Crane Estate, 290 Argilla Road. Held either on the rooftop deck or the casino lawn, depending on weather and class size. Bring mat, towel, water, and sunscreen. $15 for members, $25 for nonmembers. 978-356-4351 ext. 4052 or email vsindorf@thetrustees.org.

Salem: “The Champions” Film Screening, 10 a.m. to noon, Cinema Salem, 1 E. India Square. Darcy Dennett’s documentary on pit bulls rescued from former football star Michael Vick’s fighting ring. Q&A follows with Northeast Animal Shelter’s director of behavior and founder of Handsome Dan’s Rescue. Free; $10 donation suggested. www.northeastanimalshelter.org.

Ipswich: Notch Traveling Biergarten, 1 to 6 p.m., Appleton Farms, 219 County Road. Family-friendly activities, food, refreshments, and entertainment. Beer available from Notch Brewery. Free admission. Contact 978-356-5728 ext. 4118 or crouillard@thetrustees.org.

Ipswich: Historic Ipswich Walking Tour, 2 to 4 p.m., Ipswich Public Library, 25 N. Main St. Led by town historian Gordon Harris. $10 per person. To register, email Harris at historicipswich@gmail.com or text 978-979-6598. www.historicipswich.org.

Monday, July 1

Salem: Sen. Joan Lovely office hours, 9 to 10 a.m., Community Life Center, 401 Bridge St. 617-722-1410 or email Joan.Lovely@masenate.gov.

Beverly: Sen. Joan Lovely office hours, 11 a.m. to noon, Council on Aging, 90 Colon St. 617-722-1410 or email Joan.Lovely@masenate.gov.

Tuesday, July 2

ipswich: Elizabeth Gordon McKim’s poetry workshop, “Sounding the Stone,” 6 to 7:30 p.m., True North Brewery 116 County Rd. Ipswich.

thursday, july 4

salem: Public reading of the Declaration of Independence, 9 a.m., Salem Common bandstand with Erik Rodenheiser reading. Coffee and water provided.

Marblehead: Harbor Illumination & fireworks, 9 p.m. flares lit around harbor; 9:15 p.m. fireworks. Please note this time is changed form previous years. For information on parking, inclement weather, etc., visit www.marbleheadfireworks.org/.

Friday, July 5,

Marblehead: Public Reception for “Marblehead and Beyond: An Artist’s Reflections,” 2 to 4 p.m. Painting by Corinne Commoss-Abercrombie. Abbot Public Library, 235 Pleasant St., Marblehead. 781-631-1481.

Monday, July 8

Danvers: Sen. Joan Lovely office hours, 9 to 10 a.m., Council on Aging, 25 Stone St. 617-722-1410 or email Joan.Lovely@masenate.gov.

Topsfield: Sen. Joan Lovely office hours, 11 a.m. to noon, Topsfield Town Library, 1 South Common St. 617-722-1410 or email Joan.Lovely@masenate.gov.

hamilton: Star Party with the North Shore Amateur Astronomy Club, 7 p.m., Hamilton-Wenham Library, 14 Union St. Celestial themed crafts & slides. Ages 10 +. Free, no registration. Rain date July 9. Visit: hwlibrary.org.

Wednesday, July 10

Beverly: Summer Sounds outdoor concert with Blue Parrot, 6 to 7 p.m., Beverly Public Main Library, Winter Street Courtyard. Scottish, French, French Canadian, and Irish tunes and songs. If rain, in Sohier Room. 978-921-6062.

hamilton: Dinoman: Space investigate the planets!, 6:30 p.m., Hamilton-Wenham Library, 14 Union St. No registration, families welcome. Visit: hwlibrary.org.

Saturday, July 13

hamilton: Mini-Golf in the Hamilton-Wenham Library, 11 a.m. 14 Union St. Play 10 holes! No registration, free. Visit: hwlibrary.org.

Salem: The Salvation Army Christmas in July Fundraiser, 11 a.m -2 p.m . 993 BNorth St., Salem. Silent auction of 85 plus themed baskets with all new items for children age 0-12 years old. Special raffles and lunch. 781- 744-5181

Monday, July 15

Peabody: Sen. Joan Lovely office hours, 9 to 10 a.m., Torigian Community Life Center, 79 Central St. 617-722-1410 or email Joan.Lovely@masenate.gov.

hamilton: How to Boil Water: Pasta Dishes Teens Can Cook Monday, 4:30 p.m. Hamilton-Wenham Library, 14 Union St. discussion. Grades 6 - 12. Registration required. Call 978-468-5577.

Hamilton: Feasting with Your Instant Pot, 6:30 p.m. Hamilton-Wenham Library, 14 Union St. 13 years +. Register at 978-468-5577.

Beverly: Beverly Public Library’s LGBTQ Book Discussion Group, 7 —8:30 p.m. Takes on “My Real Children” by Jo Walton. Sohier Room, Beverly Public Library, 32 Essex St. Titles available at our checkout desk; request alternate formats (CD or digital): 978-921-6062 or bev@noblenet.org.

Tuesday, July 16

Beverly: Beverly Public Library’s Evening Book Discussion Group, 7:30 - 8:45 p.m. Takes on “In Search of Mary Shelley” by Fiona Sampson. Fogg Room, Beverly Public Library, 32 Essex St. Titles available at our checkout desk; request alternate formats (CD or digital): 978-921-6062 or bev@noblenet.org.

Wednesday, July 17

Beverly: Summer Sounds outdoor concert with Molly Pinto Madigan, 6 to 7 p.m., Beverly Public Main Library, Winter Street Courtyard. Angelic voice, haunting music. If rain, in Sohier Room. 978-921-6062.

Hamilton: Eshu & Motoko, 6:30 p.m., Hamilton-Wenham Library. Stories, folk tales, music & more. Free and open to all. 978-468-5577.

thursday, July 18

Danvers: Danvers Historical Society Speaker Series, 7 p.m., Tapley Memorial Hall, 13 Page St. Putnam House Discussion with Bob Hubbard. Email: dhs@danvershistory.org.

Tuesday, July 23

Beverly: Introductory meeting of the Beverly Public Library Farms Branch Short Story Discussion Group, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Conrad Room, 24 Vine St., Beverly Farms. “The Martian Chronicles” by Ray Bradbury. New members welcome; no registration. Handicapped access. Titles at checkout desk. Request alternate formats (CD or digital): 978-921-6066 or bef@noblenet.org.

wednesday, July 24

Beverly: Summer Sounds outdoor concert with JD Debris & the Melee, 6 to 7 p.m., Beverly Public Main Library, Winter Street Courtyard. Jazz, R&B, Latin. If rain, in Sohier Room. 978-921-6062.

Beverly: Beverly Public Library Books & Brews Book Discussion Group, 6:30 - 8 p.m. “The Immortalists” by Chloe Benjamin. 21-plus at the The Indo, 298 Cabot St. Titles available at library checkout desk, 32 Essex St. Rrequest alternate formats (CD or digital): 978-921-6062 or bev@noblenet.org.

friday, July 26

Peabody: State Rep. Paul Tucker’s office hours, 9 to 10 a.m., Mayor Jean A. Levesque Community Life Center, 401 Bridge St.

wednesday, July 31

Beverly: Summer Sounds outdoor concert with Adrienne Howard and Linda Swicker, 6 to 7 p.m., Beverly Public Main Library, Winter Street Courtyard. Jazz, R&B, Latin. Traditional music from Ireland to Appalachia. If rain, in Sohier Room. 978-921-6062.

Monday, Aug. 5

Salem: Sen. Joan Lovely office hours, 9 to 10 a.m., Community Life Center, 401 Bridge St. 617-722-1410 or email Joan.Lovely@masenate.gov.

Beverly: Sen. Joan Lovely office hours, 11 a.m. to noon, Council on Aging, 90 Colon St. 617-722-1410 or email Joan.Lovely@masenate.gov.

wednesday, Aug. 7

Beverly: Summer Sounds outdoor concert with Brewin Brass Band, 6 to 7 p.m., Beverly Public Main Library, Winter Street Courtyard. Nine piece band, dance covers to classic rock. If rain, in Sohier Room. 978-921-6062.

Saturday, Aug. 10

salem: Salem Athenaeum Book Group, 11 a.m., The Salem Athenaeum, 337 Essex St., discussing ‘The Coming of Conan the Cimmerian’ by Robert E. Howard. 978-744-2540.

Monday, Aug. 12

Danvers: Sen. Joan Lovely office hours, 9 to 10 a.m., Council on Aging, 25 Stone St. 617-722-1410 or email Joan.Lovely@masenate.gov.

Topsfield: Sen. Joan Lovely office hours, 11 a.m. to noon., Topsfield Town Library, 1 S. Common St. 617-722-1410 or email Joan.Lovely@masenate.gov.

wednesday, Aug. 14

Beverly: Summer Sounds outdoor concert with Bob Kramer Band, 6 to 7 p.m., Beverly Public Main Library, Winter Street Courtyard. Acoustic trio, blues/rock/roots /urban jazz influences. If rain, in Sohier Room. 978-921-6062.

Monday, Aug. 19

Peabody: Sen. Joan Lovely office hours, 9 to 10 a.m., Torigian Community Life Center, 79 Central St. 617-722-1410 or email Joan.Lovely@masenate.gov.

wednesday, Aug. 21

Beverly: Summer Sounds outdoor concert with Love Love Trio, 6 to 7 p.m., Beverly Public Main Library, Winter Street Courtyard. Vocal and lyric driven rock. If rain, in Sohier Room.

friday, Aug. 23

Peabody: State Rep. Paul Tucker’s office hours, 9 to 10 a.m., Mayor Jean A. Levesque Community Life Center, 401 Bridge St.

Monday, Sept. 9

Danvers: Sen. Joan Lovely office hours, 9 to 10 a.m., Council on Aging, 25 Stone St. 617-722-1410 or email Joan.Lovely@masenate.gov.

Topsfield: Sen. Joan Lovely office hours, 11 a.m. to noon, Topsfield Town Library, 1 S. Common St. 617-722-1410 or email Joan.Lovely@masenate.gov.

Monday, Sept. 16

Peabody: Sen. Joan Lovely office hours, 9 to 10 a.m., Torigian Community Life Center, 79 Central St. 617-722-1410 or email Joan.Lovely@masenate.gov.

Monday, Sept. 23

Salem: Sen. Joan Lovely office hours, 9 to 10 a.m., Community Life Center, 401 Bridge St. 617-722-1410 or email Joan.Lovely@masenate.gov.

Beverly: Sen. Joan Lovely office hours, 11 a.m. to noon, Council on Aging, 90 Colon St. 617-722-1410 or email Joan.Lovely@masenate.gov.

friday, Sept. 27

Peabody: State Rep. Paul Tucker’s office hours, 9 to 10 a.m., Mayor Jean A. Levesque Community Life Center, 401 Bridge St.

Monday, Oct. 7

Salem: Sen. Joan Lovely office hours, 9 to 10 a.m., Community Life Center, 401 Bridge St. 617-722-1410 or email Joan.Lovely@masenate.gov.

Beverly: Sen. Joan Lovely office hours, 11 a.m. to noon, Council on Aging, 90 Colon St. 617-722-1410 or email Joan.Lovely@masenate.gov.

Monday, Oct. 21

Peabody: Sen. Joan Lovely office hours, 9 to 10 a.m., Torigian Community Life Center, 79 Central St. 617-722-1410 or email Joan.Lovely@masenate.gov.

friday, Oct. 25

Salem: State Rep. Paul Tucker’s office hours, 9 to 10 a.m., Mayor Jean A. Levesque Community Life Center, 401 Bridge St.

Monday, Oct. 28

Danvers: Sen. Joan Lovely office hours, 9 to 10 a.m., Council on Aging, 25 Stone St. 617-722-1410 or email Joan.Lovely@masenate.gov.

Topsfield: Sen. Joan Lovely office hours, 11 a.m. to noon., Topsfield Town Library, 1 S. Common St. 617-722-1410 or email Joan.Lovely@masenate.gov.

Monday, Nov. 4

Salem: Sen. Joan Lovely office hours, 9 to 10 a.m., Community Life Center, 401 Bridge St. 617-722-1410 or email Joan.Lovely@masenate.gov.

Beverly: Sen. Joan Lovely office hours, 11 a.m. to noon, Council on Aging, 90 Colon St. 617-722-1410 or email Joan.Lovely@masenate.gov.

Monday, Nov. 16

Peabody: Sen. Joan Lovely office hours, 9 to 10 a.m., Torigian Community Life Center, 79 Central St. 617-722-1410 or email Joan.Lovely@masenate.gov.

Monday, Nov. 25

Danvers: Sen. Joan Lovely office hours, 9 to 10 a.m., Council on Aging, 25 Stone St. 617-722-1410 or email Joan.Lovely@masenate.gov.

Topsfield: Sen. Joan Lovely office hours, 11 a.m. to noon., Topsfield Town Library, 1 S. Common St. 617-722-1410 or email Joan.Lovely@masenate.gov.

Monday,

salem: Sensory Storytime Mondays, 10 a.m., Salem Public Library, 370 Essex St. ages 18 months to 3 years with adult. Stories, songs, and activities with visual supports and sensory activities. Call 978-744-9667 to register.

wednesday

salem: Babies and Books Wednesdays, 10 a.m., Salem Public Library, 370 Essex St. Ages 0-11 months with adult. Rhymes, finger plays, and songs. Register at 978-744-9667.

salem: Bucket Drumming for Kids Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m. Salem Public Library, 370 Essex St. Register at 978-744-9667.

salem: Library Explorers, 4 p.m., Salem Public Library, 370 Essex St. Stories and crafts for grades K-4. Register at 978-744-9667.

Thursday,

salem: Tiny Toddlers Thursdays, 10 a.m. Salem Public Library, 370 Essex St, ages 12-23 months with adult. Stories, rhymes, finger plays, and songs. Register at 978-744-9667.

salem: Arts and Crafts Night for Children in Grade 2 and up, 6:30 p.m. Salem Public Library, 370 Essex St, Register at 978-744-9667.

Fridays

salem: Time for Twos Fridays, 10 a.m., Salem Public Library, 370 Essex St, Ages 24-35 months with adult. Stories, rhymes, finger plays, and songs.

friday, June 28,

salem: Vigil to Commemorate the Stonewall Uprising, 6 p.m. at Grace Church, 385 Essex St. A safe place to commemorate the Stonewall Uprising.  

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Tuesday, April 16

Beverly: “Hidden Life of Trees” with Linda Weltner, 7 —9 p.m. Beverly Public Library Main Branch, Sohier Room, 32 Essex St. with Linda Weltner, Massachusetts Master Gardener, sponsored by the Friendly Garden Club of Beverly. www.beverlygardenclub.org