Monday, May 13
Danvers: Women’s Connection Brunch, 8:45 to 10:30 a.m., Danversport Waterfront, 161 Elliott St. Speaker Margie Lansdorf on “Atheist Believer — How Did That Happen?” $17. Reservations at 978-303-7873.
Danvers: State Sen. Joan Lovely office hours, 9 to 10 a.m., Council on Aging, 25 Stone St. 617-722-1410 or 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 Joan.Lovely@masenate.gov.
middleton: Drop-In Henna Tattoos, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Flint Library, 1 S. Main St. 978-774-8132.
Salem: Historic Derby Street Neighborhood Association meeting, 7 to 8 p.m., the House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby St. With Harbormaster Bill McHugh and Noah Flaherty from Hawthorne Cove Marina. Coffee social at 6:30.
Tuesday, May 14
salem: Preschool Storytime Tuesdays, 11 a.m., Salem Public Library, 370 Essex St. Ages 3 to 5. Stories, rhymes, and sometimes crafts. Call 978-744-9667 to register.
salem: Mack Park Neighborhood Association meeting, 6:30 p.m., Salem Moose Family Center, 50 Grove St. Essex County District Attorney Jonathan Blodgett speaks.
Beverly: Beverly Democratic City Committee meeting, 7 p.m., Beverly Public Library Farms branch, 24 Vine St. State Sen. Joan Lovely speaks. 978-618-5188.
Marblehead: Healthy Bodies Healthy Minds, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Epstein Hillel School, 6 Community Road. With Michelle Pierce, clinical director of Multi-Service Eating Disorders Association. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, May 17
Hamilton: Get Connected, 10:15 a.m., Hamilton-Wenham Library, 14 Union St. Learn effective communication techniques to create stronger connections with their children, their school and their community. With Dana Allara, certified parent coach. For parents and caregivers of children in K-3. 978-468-5577, www.hwlibrary.org.
Saturday, May 18
PEABODY: Peabody Garden Club Plant Sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Kinder Care Parking Lot, 520 Lowell St.
Peabody: Peabody Pride Community Cleanup, 9 a.m., meet for supplies at City Hall, 84 Lowell St. Free pizza lunch, 11:30 a.m., Leather City Common. 978-538-5701.
Beverly: Barbecue Supper, 5 to 6 p.m., Second Congregational Church, 35 Conant St. Burgers, cheeseburgers, hot dogs and more. Adults $7, seniors $6, children $3.50. Home-baked pies: $1.50 per slice. Handicapped-accessible. 978-922-5722.
Danvers: Northshoremen Barbershop Chorus 71st Annual Show, 2 p.m., Danvers High School, 60 Cabot Road. “Barbershop Down Broadway.” Tickets $20, $10 for students. 866-727-4988 or www.harmonize.com/northshoremen.