Monday, Sept. 30

danvers: Danvers Blood Donation Center open,Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/Solid$ID/NothingText ColorText Color$ID/NothingText ColorText Color 1 to 6:15 p.m., 99 Rosewood Drive. Call 800-733-2767.

MIDDLETON: Rep. Ted Speliotis office hours,Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/Solid$ID/NothingText ColorText Color$ID/NothingText ColorText Color 6 to 7:30 p.m., Flint Public Library, 1 S. Main St. For Middleton residents in Precinct 2. Call 617-722-2410 or 978-777-3138 or email theodore.speliotis@mahouse.gov.

Tuesday, Oct. 1

Salem: Preschool Storytime,Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/Solid$ID/NothingText ColorText Color$ID/NothingText ColorText Color 11 a.m., Salem Public Library, 370 Essex St. Stories, songs, craftText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/Solid$ID/NothingText ColorText Color$ID/NothingText ColorText Colors for ages 3-5, no caregiver. Register 978-744-9667 or visit www.salempl.org/calendar to register.

danvers: Danvers Blood Donation Center open,Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/Solid$ID/NothingText ColorText Color$ID/NothingText ColorText Color 1 to 6:15 p.m., 9Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/Solid$ID/NothingText ColorText Color$ID/NothingText ColorText Color9 Rosewood Drive. Call 800-733-2767.

salem: Storybook Theater Company, 4 p.m., Salem Public Library, 370 Essex St. Exploratory acting for creative kids. No experience required. Grades K-5, without caregiver. Call 978-744-9667 or visit www.salempl.org/calendar to register.

Peabody: McGinn Committee Fundraiser, 6 to 8 p.m., Petrillo’s Restaurant, 6 Foster St. In support of Pete McGinn’s re-election campaign for Peabody Ward 2 councilor. Light fare, cash bar, park in Foster Street lot. $25 per person. www.facebook.com/electPeteMcGinn.

Hamilton: Fall Gardening Tips, 7 p.m., Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, 14 Union St. With Steve Flynn Sr. of Nunan’s Florist and Greenhouses. 978-468-5577.

Danvers: “Making Decisions When It Matters Most: Conversations about Healthcare Proxy, Five Wishes and More,” 7 p.m., Peabody Institute Library, 15 Sylvan St. www.danverslibrary.org or www.caredimensions.org, or call 978-774-0554. 

Wednesday, Oct. 2

salem: Baby Signs, 10 a.m., Salem Public Library, 370 Essex St. Games, songs, and activities; infant/toddler signs. 978-744-9667 or visit www.salempl.org/calendar to register.

Peabody: The North Shore Chapter of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) monthly meeting, 1 p.m., Peabody Community Life Center, 75R Central St. Election of new officers. Refreshments served. Contact Mike Evers, 781-842-3619.

danvers: Danvers Blood Donation Center open, 1 to 6:15 p.m., 99 Rosewood Drive. Call 800-733-2767.

hamilton: Flu Vaccination Clinic, 3 to 6 p.m., Senior Center, 299 Bay Road. 978-468-5579 or 978-468-5520, ext. 4.

salem: Library Explorers, 4 p.m., Salem Public Library, 370 Essex St. Stories and crafts for grades K-5, without caregiver. 978-744-9667 or www.salempl.org/calendar to register.

Salem: “Secure the Shadow: Victorian Spirit and Post-Mortem Photography,” 6:30 p.m., The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby St. With historian Bethany Groff Dorau. Members free; nonmembers $10. 978-306-7003, www.7gables.org

thursday, Oct. 3

salem: Time for Toddlers, 10 a.m. Salem Public Library, 370 Essex St. Stories, rhymes, finger plays, and songs. For ages 18 months to 3 years with caregiver. 978-744-9667 or visit www.salempl.org/calendar to register.

danvers: Danvers Blood Donation Center open, 1 to 6:15 p.m., 99 Rosewood Drive. Call 800-733-2767.

salem: Teen Test Kitchen, 3:45 p.m., Salem Public Library, 370 Essex St. Learn basics of cooking. Designed for grades 5-12. 978-744-9667 or www.salempl.org/calendar to register.

peabody: Peabody Veterans Memorial High School Open House, 6 to 8 p.m., 485 Lowell St, for current and prospective students and families to learn about the high school. Free to the public. Questions? Call 978-536-4517.

peabody: Peabody Veterans Memorial High School College Night, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., in the Field House, 485 Lowell St. Interact with representatives from the colleges and universities. Free to the public. Questions? Call 978-536-4517.

Hamilton: New England Witchcraft Tales, 7 p.m., Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, 14 Union St. With Roxie Zwicker. hwlibrary.org.

Salem: Storyteller Jonathan Kruk Presents “Sleepy Hollow,” 8 to 9 p.m., Tabernacle Church, 50 Washington St. For ages 10 and up. Tickets are $25 at the door or in advance at www.eventbrite.com.

Friday, Oct. 4

danvers: Danvers Blood Donation Center open, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., 99 Rosewood Drive. Call 800-733-2767.

salem: Jammin’ with Jen, 10 a.m., Salem Public Library, 370 Essex St. Sing-along for ages 2 and up with caregiver. 978-744-9667 or visit www.salempl.org/calendar to register.

salem: Build It!, 4 p.m., Salem Public Library, 370 Essex St. Hands-on science and engineering for grades K-5, without caregiver. 978-744-9667 or visit www.salempl.org/calendar to register.

Salem: Hawthorne in Hollywood Film Series, 6:30 p.m., The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby St. View the 1926 silent film “The Scarlet Letter.” $15, $12 members. Visit 7gables.org/event/hawthorne-in-hollywood-2019-10-04/.

Saturday, Oct. 5

danvers: Danvers Blood Donation Center open, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., 99 Rosewood Drive. Call 800-733-2767.

Salem: Actress Kathy Najimy returns to Salem to revisit her role in comedy-horror hit “Hocus Pocus,” 7 p.m. Hawthorne Hotel, 18 Washington Sq. Meet, autograph and photo ops. Visit www.eventbrite.com/e/hocus-pocus-at-the-hawthorne-hotel-salem-ma-featuring-kathy-najimy-tickets-66121265485.

salem: 17th Century Saturday Arts & Mysteries Revealed: Colonial Food Preservation, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby St. Learn your way around the colonial kitchen. Visit: www.7gables.org

Danvers: The Danvers Garden Club’s 3rd Annual Savers Fundraiser, 9 a.m. to noon, at St. Richard’s Church. Soft goods, linens, curtains, bedding, clothing, shoes, and purses.

Beverly: Windows into the World of Waldorf open house for prospective parents and students, 10 a.m., Waldorf School at Moraine Farm, 701 Cabot St. Visit: https://waldorfmoraine.org/event/windows-into-the-world-of-waldorf-open-house-3/

beverly: Yoga at the Library, 3:30 p.m., free at the Beverly Public Library, 32 Essex St., with registered yoga teacher, Kelly. Bring yoga mat/towel/water bottle. Questions? Contact Katie at knelson@noblenet.org.

sunday, oct. 6

danvers: Danvers Blood Donation Center open, 8:30 a.m. — 2 p.m., 99 Rosewood Drive. Call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767)

Salem: Actress Kathy Najimy returns to Salem to revisit her role in comedy-horror hit “Hocus Pocus,” 7 p.m. Hawthorne Hotel, 18 Washington Sq. Meet, autograph and photo ops. Visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hocus-pocus-at-the-hawthorne-hotel-salem-ma-featuring-kathy-najimy-tickets-66121265485.

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.

danvers: Danvers Blood Donation Center open, 1 — 6:15 p.m., 99 Rosewood Drive. Call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767)

tuesday, oct. 8

danvers: Danvers Blood Donation Center open, 1 — 6:15 p.m., 99 Rosewood Drive. Call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767)

Salem: La Tertulia language skills group meets, 6 to 8 p.m. Salem Athenaeum, 337 Essex St. Keep your Spanish speaking skills in practice! 978-744-2540.

Salem: Councilor At-Large Candidate Forum, 6:30 p.m., Salem Moose Family Center, 50 Grove St. Free and open to the public. Call 617-682-2446.

Beverly: Beverly Democratic City Committee meeting, 7 p.m., Beverly Farms Branch of the Library, 24 Vine St. Guest speaker Lisa Peterson, candidate for Congress, 6th Congessional District. Call 978-618-5188.

Wednesday, oct. 9

danvers: Danvers Blood Donation Center open, 1 — 6:15 p.m., 99 Rosewood Drive. Call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767)

Danvers: Riverside Square Dance Club weekly session, 7 to 8:30 p.m., All Saints Episcopal Church, 13 Holten St. Come as you are, singles or partners. If you can walk briskly you’re welcome. Visit Riversidesquares.org, or call 978 774 8159.

thursday, oct. 10

danvers: Danvers Blood Donation Center open, 1 — 6:15 p.m., 99 Rosewood Drive. Call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767)

friday, oct. 11

danvers: Danvers Blood Donation Center open, 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m., 99 Rosewood Drive. Call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767)

saturday, oct. 12

danvers: Danvers Blood Donation Center open, 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m., 99 Rosewood Drive. Call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767)

sunday, oct. 13

danvers: Danvers Blood Donation Center open, 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m., 99 Rosewood Drive. Call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767)

monday, oct. 14

danvers: Danvers Blood Donation Center open, 1 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.,., 99 Rosewood Drive. Call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767)

Tuesday, Oct. 15

danvers: Danvers Blood Donation Center open, 1 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.,., 99 Rosewood Drive. Call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767)

salem: Book Buffet for ages 10 to 18, 6:30 p.m., Salem Public Library, 370 Essex St. Make candy sushi, Minute-to-Win-It games, chat about books. 978-744-9667 or visit www.salempl.org/calendar to register.

Beverly : The Monarch Butterfly: Sustaining the Monarch One Yard at a Time, 

6:30 to 8 p.m., Beverly Public Library, 32 Essex St, free, in the Sohier Room, with Katie Banks Hone. presenting. All welcome. 978 381-3597.

wednesday, Oct. 16

Danvers: North Shore Community College’s Supervisors’ Connection Workshop: “Change is inevitable; Suffering is optional,” 8 to 10 a.m., NSCC’s Danvers Campus, 1 Ferncroft Road, DS106. $49 per workshop Call Susan Ryan at 978-236-1240.

HAMILTON: Flu Vaccination Clinic, 4 to 7 p.m., Buker Elementary School, 1 School St., Wenham. Information: 978-4685-579, 978-468-5520, x4.

Thursday, Oct. 17

BEVERLY: Ghost Stories of New England, 7 p.m., Beverly Public Library, 32 Essex St, mixed medai presentation with Dan Tremblay of Heritage Films. Free and open to adults. Questions? ridenour@noblenet.org.

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.

tuesday, oct. 22

Salem: La Tertulia language skills group meets, 6 to 8 p.m. Salem Athenaeum, 337 Essex St. Keep your Spanish speaking skills in practice! 978-744-2540.

Wednesday, oct. 23

Danvers: Riverside Square Dance Club weekly session, 7 to 8:30 p.m., All Saints Episcopal Church, 13 Holten St. Singles or partners. If you can walk briskly you’re welcome. Visit Riversidesquares.org, or call 978 774 8159.

thursday, oct. 24

HAMILTON: Flu Vaccination Clinic, 3 to 6 p.m., Miles River Middle School, 787 Bay Road, Hamilton. Information: 978-4685-579, 978-468-5520, x4.

beverlY: Cabot and Rantoul streets closed for trick or treating, 4 to 6 p.m. Safe, fun, free. www.beverlymainstreets.org/events/downtown-trick-or-treat/

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.

saturday, nov. 2

salem: 17th Century Saturday Arts & Mysteries Revealed: A Sailor’s Life & Hornworking, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby St. Sing sea shanties and learn the wonders of the horn. Visit: www.7gables.org.

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.

tuesday, Nov. 5

HAMILTON: FLu Vaccination Clinic, 3 to 7 p.m., Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, 14 Union St., Hamilton. Information: 978-4685-579, 978-468-5520, x4.

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.

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.

Beverly: Free weekly adult English language practice group, 11 to 11:45 a.m., Beverly Public Library, 32 Essex St. No registration required. Contact Martha at 978-921-6062

Monday, Sept. 23

Salem: Sensory Storytime with Northeast Arc, 10 a.m.

Salem Public Library, 370 Essex St. Singing, active play, stories, and art. Ages 18-60 months, with caregiver. 978-744-9667 or: www.salempl.org/calendar to register.

Tuesday, Oct. 1

salem: Preschool Storytime, 11 a.m. Salem Public Library, 370 Essex St. Stories, songs, crafts: 3-5 years old, no caregiver. Register: 978-744-9667 or visit www.salempl.org/calendar to register.

salem: Storybook Theater Company, 4 p.m. , Salem Public Library, 370 Essex St. Exploratory acting for creative kids! No experience required. Grades K-5, without caregiver. Call 978-744-9667 or visit www.salempl.org/calendar to register.

wednesday, Oct. 2

salem: Baby Signs, 10 a.m. Salem Public Library, 370 Essex St. Games, songs, and activities; infant/toddler signs. 978-744-9667 or visit www.salempl.org/calendar to register.

salem: Library Explorers, 4 p.m., Salem Public Library, 370 Essex St. Stories and crafts for grades K-5, without caregiver. 978-744-9667 or: www.salempl.org/calendar to register.

thursday, Oct. 3

salem: Time for Toddlers, 10 a.m. Salem Public Library, 370 Essex St. Stories, rhymes, finger plays, and songs; ages 18 —36 months, with caregiver. 978-744-9667 or visit www.salempl.org/calendar to register.

salem: Teen Test Kitchen, 3:45 p.m., Salem Public Library, 370 Essex St. Learn to cook at SPL! Basics for teens, grades 5-12. 978-744-9667 or www.salempl.org/calendar to register.

Tuesday, Oct. 1

Peabody: McGinn Committee fundraiser in support of Pete McGinn’s re-election campaign for Peabody Ward 2 Councillor, 6 to 8 p.m., Petrillo’s Restaurant, 6 Foster St. Light fare, cash bar, park in Foster Street lot. $25 pp. www.facebook.com/electPeteMcGinn

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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

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