Monday, June 24

hamilton: Teen Wicked Good Henna Tattoo, 3 to 5 p.m., Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, 14 Union St. 978-468-5577 or hwlibrary.org

hamilton: Children’s Summer Reading Program Registration Opens, Stop by to sign up, Hamilton-Wenham Library, 14 Union St. Childrens room. hwkidsroom.blogspot.com/.

hamilton: Teen Wicked Good Henna Tattoo Monday, 3 to 5 p.m. , Hamilton-Wenham Library, 14 Union St. Grades 6 —12 in Fall 2019. Visit: hwlibrary.org.

MIDDLETON: State Rep. Speliotis (D) Office Hours, 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Flint Library in Middleton for the residents Middleton (Precinct 2). 617-722-2410 or Theodore.Speliotis@MAHouse.gov.

Ipswich: Nonfiction Book Group, 6:30 to 7:45 p.m., Ipswich Public Library, 25 N. Main St. Book this month is “In Full Flight: One Woman’s Quest for Atonement in Africa” by John Heminway. 978-356-6648, www.ipswichlibrary.org.

Tuesday, June 25

Ipswich: Movement Mapping, 9:30 and 10:45 a.m., Ipswich Moving Company, 2 Cogswell St. Create and perform a choreography map using symbols assigned to different dance moves. Part of the Ipswich Public Library’s Summer STEM program. 9:30 a.m. for grades 1 and 2, 10:45 a.m. for grades 3-5. Registration required at www.ipswichlibrary.org.

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.

WEST PEABODY: State Rep. Speliotis (D) Office Hours, 6 to 7:30 p.m., at the West Peabody Library for residents of West Peabody. 617-722-2410 or Theodore.Speliotis@MAHouse.gov.

Danvers: Family Festival Concert, 6 to 8 p.m., Danvers Rotary Pavilion, 15 Sylvan St. Bring picnic dinner, a lawn chair or blanket and hear live music. Contact Sheryl James, hungrycater@gmail.com​ or 978-335-3484. www.danversfamilyfestival.com/ffconcert

Beverly: Tuesday Night Taps and Tunes, 6:30 to 7:15 p.m., Beverly Public Library Farms Branch, 24 Vine St. For children ages 4 and younger and their families. www.beverlypubliclibrary.org.

Ipswich: Outdoor Family Movie Night, 7 p.m., Our Lady of Hope Church, 1 Pineswamp Road. Free showing of “The Prince of Egypt” at sunset. Children’s activities, free popcorn. 978-356-3944, www.ipswichcatholics.com.

Salem: North Shore Concert Band, 7 to 9 p.m., Robert Hayes Bandshell at Salem Willows Park, 167 Fort Ave. Summer concert series opening night. Rain date is following Thursday. Contact Gordon Bowman, band manager, at 978-531-9339.

Wednesday, June 26

hamilton: Children’s One-Day Book Sale, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Hamilton-Wenham Library, 14 Union St. Board books to teen novels. 978-468-5577 or hwlibrary.org

Marblehead: Tide Pooling Trek, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Chandler Hovey Park, 15 Follett St. Explore rocks and tide pools, see sea stars, crabs and critters. For families with children ages 4 and up. Adults $9 members, $11 nonmembers; children $8 members; $10 nonmembers. www.massaudubon.org.

Beverly: Cupcake Wars, 2 to 3:30 p.m., Beverly Public Library, 32 Essex St. For grades 6-12, a cupcake decorating contest judged on design and use of a secret ingredient. www.beverlypubliclibrary.org.

Danvers: Boy Scouts Spaghetti Supper, 4:30 to 7 p.m., Maple Street Church, 90 Maple St. Boy Scouts of America Troop 16 serve up spaghetti and more. Tickets at the door: Family $20, adult $7, senior/child $5. Contact Kevin Gibbons, gibbonskj@msn.com.

Ipswich: Caribbean Cocktails at the Castle, 6 to 8 p.m., Castle Hill at the Crane Estate, 290 Argilla Road. Self-guided tours, bar, appetizers. Admission includes two drink tickets. $28 Trustees members, $35 nonmembers. Reservations recommended. 978-356-4351, www.thetrustees.org/castlehill.

Ipswich: Ipswich Poetry Club Meets, 6:30 p.m., Ipswich Public Library, 25 N. Main St. Share poems, both finished and in progress, and receive feedback. 978-356-6648, www.ipswichlibrary.org.

Beverly: Books & Brews Book Discussion Group, 6:30 to 8 p.m., The Indo, 298 Cabot St. “The Hate U Give” by Angie Thomas. Register at Beverly Public Library or call 978-921-6062.

Danvers: History Book Group meets, 7 to 8 p.m., Peabody Institute Library, 15 Sylvan St., Danvers. Discuss a history book picked by the group. 978-774-0554.

Thursday, june 27

Beverly: Endicott College Young Writers Workshop, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Endicott College. 376 Hale St. Two-day workshop for students in 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. Speliotis (D) 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.

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.

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

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 presents her poetry workshop, ‘Sounding the Stone,’ 6 to 7:30 p.m., True North Brewery 116 County Rd. Ipswich.

thursday, july 4

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: http://www.marbleheadfireworks.org/.

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

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.

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.

Wednesday, July 17

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