Thursday, Oct. 17

Marblehead: Sustainable Marblehead presents mountaineer/filmmaker David Breashears’ “View from Everest,” 7 to 8:30 p.m., Old Town House, One Market Square. First of three environmental talks. $75 series/$30 per lecture. Students $25 series/ $10 per lecture.

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

Salem: “Gunplay: A Play About America,” 7:30 p.m., Sophia Gordon Center for Creative and Performing Arts at Salem State University, 356 Lafayette St. Go to www.salemstatetickets.com or call 978-542-6365.

Friday, Oct. 18

hamilton: Children’s Yoga with Meredith, 10:15 a.m., Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, 14 Union St. 45 minutes of stories and yoga, music and games. Ages 3 to 5. Free with caregiver. Go to www.hwlibrary.org.

Danvers: The North Shore Players present Mel Brooks’ musical “Young Frankenstein,” 2:30 and 7:30 p.m., Hogan Regional Auditorium, 450 Maple St. Tickets range from $15-20, available online and at door. Go to www.northshoreplayers.org.

hamilton: Explore the Haunting True History of the Legend of Sleepy Hollow with Christopher Rondina, 7 p.m., Hamilton-Wenham Library, 14 Union St. Call 978-468-5577.

Salem: “Gunplay: A Play About America,” 7:30 p.m., Sophia Gordon Center for Creative and Performing Arts at Salem State University, 356 Lafayette St. Go to www.salemstatetickets.com or call 978-542-6365.

Saturday, Oct. 19

ipswich: 24th Annual Ipswich Chowderfest, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Downtown Ipswich River Walk. Tickets at www.eventbrite.com/e/ipswich-chowderfest-tickets-71845924093.

hamilton: Rome and Colonial America, 1 p.m., Hamilton Wenham Public Library, 14 Union St. How the Roman model formed the foundation of America’s landscape. Free. Call 978-468-5577.

Beverly: Old fashioned bean supper, 5 to 6 p.m., The Second Congregational Church, 35 Conant St. $7 adults, $6 seniors, $3.50 children. Handicapped-accessible.

DANVERS: Essex Tech Homecoming Gala to support the Catherine Larkin Memorial Cottage project, 6 p.m. lawn tent at Smith Hall, Essex North Shore Agricultural and Technical School, 565 Maple St. See: https://jgpr.net/2019/08/29/essex-tech-to-hold-homecoming-gala-fundraiser-for-catherine-larkin-memorial-cottage.

MArblehead: Marblehead Arts Association Costume Fundraiser Gala, 6:30 p.m., King Hooper Mansion, 8 Hooper St. Tickets are $40 at door, $35 online. Call 781-631-2608 or go www.marbleheadarts.org.

Salem: “Gunplay: A Play About America,” 7:30 p.m., Sophia Gordon Center for Creative and Performing Arts at Salem State University, 356 Lafayette St. Go to www.salemstatetickets.com or call 978-542-6365.

Danvers: The North Shore Players present Mel Brooks’ musical “Young Frankenstein,” 7:30 p.m., Hogan Regional Auditorium, 450 Maple St. Tickets range from $15-20, online and at door. Go to www.northshoreplayers.org.

sunday, Oct. 20

SALEM: Gunplay: A Play About America by Frank Higgins, 2 p.m., Salem State University’s Sophia Gordon Center for Creative and Performing Arts, 356 Lafayette St. Visit www.salemstatetickets.com or call 978-542-6365

Danvers: The North Shore Players present Mel Brooks’ musical “Young Frankenstein,” 2:30 p.m., Hogan Regional Auditorium, 450 Maple St. Visit www.northshoreplayers.org.

Monday, Oct. 21

danvers: The Women’s Connection October brunch, 8:45 to 10:30 a.m. in the LighthousePoint Room, Danversport Waterfront, 161 Elliot Street (Route 62), $17 inclusive. Reservations and cancellations required. Call Jan at 978-3030, or email Laura at Lauraallavon@aol.com.

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

hamilton: “May I Pet Your Dog?,” 3 p.m., Hamilton-Wenham Library, 14 Union St. Representatives of the Canine Company share stories, activities, games with kids. Free and open to the public. Call 978-468-5577.

Salem: State Rep. Paul F. Tucker, D-Salem, office hours, 6 to 7 P.M., Salem City Hall annex, 98 Washington St.

tuesday, oct. 22

hamilton: Heritage Films presents: “Ghost Stories,” 10:30 a.m., Hamilton-Wenham Library, 14 Union St. Local ghost tales and paranormal findings. Free to public. Call 978-468-5577.

salem: State Rep. Paul F. Tucker, D-Salem, office hours, 1 to 2 p.m., Mayor Jean A. Levesque Community Life Center, 401 Bridge St.

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

Beverly: Ward 2 Civic Association Meeting, 6:30 p.m., Beverly Public Library, 32 EssexSt. Residents and business owners encouraged to attend. Email beverlyw2ca@gmail.com.

Peabody: Bestselling author Michael Tougias discusses his book “Ten Hours Before Dawn,” 6:30 p.m., Free and open to all, Peabody Institute Library’s West Branch, 603 Lowell St. Call 978-535-3354.

Wednesday, oct. 23

salem: State Rep. Paul F. Tucker, D-Salem, office hours, 8 TO 9 A.M., Jaho Coffee Roaster & Wine Bar, 197 Derby St.

Marblehead: Pumpkin decorating workshops, 1—2 p.m., and 3 to 4 p.m., Marblehead Museum, 170 Washington St. 1 to 2 p.m./ages 2 to 4 with adult; 3 to 4 p.m./ages 5 to 10. $10 per child for members; $15 per child, non-members. Includes pumpkin, decorating supplies, snack. Prepaid reservation required at marbleheadmuseum.org, or call 781-631-1768.

Danvers: Care Dimensions 60 minute Yoga for Living with Loss, 6 to 7 p.m., Bertolon Center for Grief & Healing, 78 Liberty St. $75/8 sessions. Drop in classes Tuesdays, 6 to 7 p.m. through Dec. 17, $10 per class or advance discount. 855-774-5100.

Salem: School Committee Candidate Forum, 6:30 p.m., School Committee Chamber, Collins Middle School. Co-Sponsored by: Salem Education Foundation and Salem News.

Marblehead: Medicare 101 for seniors, 7 p.m., free at Abbot Public Library, 235 Pleasant St. Call 781-631-1481 or visit www.abbotlibrary.org.

hamilton: National Novel Writing Month for Newbies, 7 p.m., Hamilton-Wenham Library, 14 Union St., informal gathering of those interested in finding out about November’s National Novel Writing Month. Drop in, ask questions. Call 978-468-5577.

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 at 978-4685-579 or 978-468-5520, x 4.

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/.

Danvers: Danvers Educational Enrichment Partnership’s 21st Annual Wine & Food Tasting, 6 to 9 p.m., Danversport Waterfront restaurant, 161 Elliot St. Supports DEEP’s Teacher Grant Program. Tickets $40 at Merchants Liquor Mart, 88 High St., Danvers or: www.supportdeep2019.eventzilla.net. Must be 21 with ID.

salem: State Rep. Paul F. Tucker, D-Salem, office hours, 6:30 TO 7:30 PM, Salem City Hall annex, 98 Washington St.

Gunplay: A Play About America by Frank Higgins, 7:30 p.m., Salem State University’s Sophia Gordon Center for Creative and Performing Arts, 356 Lafayette St. Visit www.salemstatetickets.com, or call 978-542-6365.

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.

salem: Gunplay: A Play About America by Frank Higgins, 7:30 p.m., Salem State University’s Sophia Gordon Center for Creative and Performing Arts, 356 Lafayette St. Visit www.salemstatetickets.com, or call 978-542-6365.

Peabody: Melissa Moschitto’s award-winning play “Artemisia’s Intent,” 8 p.m., Discover 17th century Italy’s great feminist Baroque painter. Peabody Black Box Theater, 22 Foster St.. One performance only. Tickets $25, at http://bit.ly/ArtemisiaPeabody.

SATURDAY, OCT. 26

MARBLEHEAD: Church of St. Andrew in Marblehead’s annual rummage sale, 8 a.m. to 11:45 a.m., with stuff-a-bag noon to 1 p.m. Donations accepted Oct. 19 to 24 at noon sharp, visit: www.standrewsmhd.org/rummage.html. Call 781-631-4951.

Danvers: Holy Trinity United Methodist Church Harvest Fair, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 16 Sylvan St. (across from the library), wheelchair accessible. Call 978-777-7408.

salem: Gunplay: A Play About America by Frank Higgins, 2 p.m., Salem State University’s Sophia Gordon Center for Creative and Performing Arts, 356 Lafayette St. Visit www.salemstatetickets.com or call 978-542-6365.

Danvers: The North Shore Players present Mel Brooks’ musical “Young Frankenstein,” 7:30 p.m., Hogan Regional Auditorium, 450 Maple St. Visit: www.northshoreplayers.org.

sunday, oct. 27

Danvers: The North Shore Players present Mel Brooks’ musical “Young Frankenstein,” 2:30 p.m., Hogan Regional Auditorium, 450 Maple St. Visit: www.northshoreplayers.org.

Monday, Oct. 28

Danvers: State 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: State 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.

tuesday, Oct. 29

Ipswich: Red Cross blood donation center open, 2 to 7 p.m., Our Lady of Hope, Our Lady of Hope, 1 Pineswamp Road.

hamilton: “Day of the Dead” Skull Mask painting, 2 to 3:30 p.m. ages 7 to 10; 3:30 to 5 p.m., ages 11 to 18, Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, 14 Union St. Registration required at 978-468-5577.

salem: The Mack Park Neighborhood Association Ward 6 Candidate Debate/Forum, 6:30 p.m., Moose Family Center, 50 Grove St. Note: the last forum before the election on Nov. 5. 

Wednesday, Oct. 30

Salem:“White Witch” one-act opera based on the 19th century Jamaican legend of Annie Palmer, 7:30 p.m., Salem State University’s Callan Studio Theatre, 352 Lafayette St. Tickets and information, go to www.salemstatetickets.com or call 978-542-6365.

saturday, nov. 2

Peabody: South Congregational Church holiday fair, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., at 60 Prospect St. Holiday shopping, cafe lunch.

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: State 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: State 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 by calling 978-468-5520 x4.

saturday, Nov 9

Peabody: Annual Fall Fair, St., 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., John Lutheran Church, 32 Ellsworth Road. Baked goods table with Finnish “Nisu” coffee bread, jewelry table, white elephant table, and lunch selection.

Monday, Nov. 16

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

Monday, Nov. 25

Danvers: State 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: State 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

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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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