tuesday, Nov. 5

HAMILTON: Flu Vaccination Clinic, 3 to 7 p.m., Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, 14 Union St. Drop in; bring insurance card, wear short sleeves. 978-468-5520 ext. 4.

Thursday, Nov. 7

salem: Artist Talk, 4:30 p.m., Salem State University Dance Studio 303, O’Keefe Complex, 225 Canal St. With choreographer Alexandra Beller. salemstate.edu/arts or 978.542.6365.

DANVERS: State Rep. Ted Speliotis district office hours, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Danvers Town Hall, 1 Sylvan St. For residents of Danvers. Call 617-722-2410 or 978-777-3138 or email Theodore.Speliotis@MAHouse.gov.

Marblehead: “Elbridge Gerry: Beyond the Gerrymander,” 7 p.m., Marblehead Museum, 170 Washington St. With historian/author Robert Allison. Tickets $15, register at 978-740-0444 or www.essexheritage.org.

hamilton: Tea Leaf Reading with Roxie Zwicker, 7 p.m., Hamilton-Wenham Public LIbrary, 14 Union St. Free, drop in. 978-468-5577, hwlibrary.org

danvers: DHS Falcon Marching Band showcasing this year’s Field Show with music of Queen, 7:30 p.m. at DHS Deering Stadium. Free, all welcome. Donations gratefully accepted for scholarship fund. www.danversband.org

salem: Writers Series presents Diane Les Becquets, 7:30 p.m., Salem State University MLK Room, Ellison Campus Center, 352 Lafayette St. Award-winning author of five novels. salemstate.edu/arts or 978.542.6365.

Salem: Live Comedy Night with Sean Lynch, 8:15 p.m., CinemaSalem, 1 E. India Square Mall. Tickets $20; 10% of proceeds support NSMC Salem Hospital. www.cinemasalem.com.

saturday, nov. 9

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

hamilton: Teddy Bear Tea Story Time, 11 a.m., Hamilton-Wenham Library, 14 Union St. Ages 3+ and their stuffed companions. Free, no registration. Questions? Call 978-468-5577.

Monday, Nov. 11

danvers: “Women’s Connection” November Brunch, 8:45- 10:30 a.m. in the Lighthouse Point Room, at Danversport Waterfront, 161 Elliot St.(Route 62) with annual country fair and auction. $17 pp, Reservations at 978-303-7873.

wednesday, Nov. 13

beverly: The Impact of Hoffman with Tim Harney and Lydia Gordon, curator of the Hoffmann show at Montserrat College of Art, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Founders Gallery, 248 Cabot St.

thursday, Nov. 14

Beverly: Prostate Cancer Support Group, 6:30 p.m., Beverly Hospital Ledgewood Facility, 87 Herrick St. For more information, call John Quinn at 617-905-4999.

Salem: Celebration of black artistry through music, 7:30 p.m., Salem State University, Recital Hall, 71 Loring Ave. Castle of our Skins presents String quartet by Florence Price and the Neo-Romantic flare of Afro-British composer Samuel Coleridge-Taylor. Go to www.salemstatetickets.com or call 978-542-6365.

friday, Nov. 15

peabody: St Adelaide’s Christmas Fair, 3 to 9 p.m., 708 Lowell St. Home baked goods, holiday gift baskets, gift extravaganza, wine cellar, kid’s activities, $2,000 in prizes.

saturday, Nov. 16

ipswich: Holiday Craft Fair, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Ipswich Town Hall Gym, 25 Green St. Crafts and Greek pastries. Call 978-356-6650.

peabody: St. Adelaide’s Christmas Fair, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 708 Lowell St. Home baked goods, holiday gift baskets, gift extravaganza, wine cellar, kid’s activities, $2,000 in prizes.

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.

Beverly: Beverly Public Library LGBTQ Book Discussion Group, 7 to 8:30 p.m. 32 Essex St., Sohier Room. To discuss The Epic of Gilgamesh. Questions? 978-921-6062.

Wednesday, Nov. 20

danvers: North Shore Community College’s Supervisors’ Connection Workshop: “What’s my Communication Style?” 8 to 10 a.m., Danvers Campus, 1 Ferncroft Road, DS106. $49 per workshop. Register at 978-236-1240.

Beverly: Public Library Books & Brews Book Discussion Group, 6:30 to 8 p.m. To discuss “Rebecca” by Daphne Du Maurier. At The Indo, 298 Cabot St. Ages 21+. Registration required at 978-921-6062.

Thursday, Nov. 21

Beverly: Public Library Farms Branch Book Discussion Group, 7 to 8:30 p.m., 24 Vine St., Beverly Farms, Conrad Room. To discuss “All You Can Ever Know” by Nicole Chung. No registration; new members welcome. Questions? 978-921-6066.

Monday, Nov. 25

Danvers: State Sen. Joan Lovely office hours, 9 to 10 a.m., Council on Aging, 25 Stone St. Call 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. Call 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

Thursday, Nov. 21

Beverly: Public Library Farms Branch Book Discussion Group, 7 to 8:30 p.m., 24 Vine St., Beverly Farms, Conrad Room. To discuss “All You Can Ever Know” by Nicole Chung. No registration; new members welcome. Questions? 978-921-6066.

Monday, Nov. 11

danvers: “Women’s Connection November Brunch, 8:45- 10:30 a.m. in the Lighthouse Point Room, at Danversport Waterfront, 161 Elliot St.(route 62) with annual country fair and auction. $17 pp, Reservations at 978-303-7873.

HE ARTS at SALEM STATE UNIVERSITY

(Contact: Karen Gahagan at 978-542-7890 or kgahagan@salemstate.edu)

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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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