Thursday, Sept. 5

Danvers: Red Cross Blood Drive, 2 to 7 p.m., Peabody Institute Library of Danvers, 15 Sylvan St. www.danverslibrary.org.

salem: “Hawthorne in Hollywood,” 6:30 p.m., The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby St. Watch the 1940’s “House of the Seven Gables,” starring George Sanders and Vincent Price. 7gables.org/event/hawthorne-in-hollywood/2019-08-01.

Peabody: Peabody Garden Club potluck dinner and auction, 6 p.m. at St. John’s the Baptist Church Hall, 17 Chestnut St., Peabody. Guest fee is $5. For more information, email: peabodygardenclub@gmail.com, or 978-223-3247.

Beverly: Beverly Design Review Board meets, 6:30 p.m. at Beverly City Hall, 191 Cabot St. To discuss two iconic buildings; Depot 2, and new restaurant on former McDonald’s location,

Marblehead: Meet the author of “The Daughters of Temperance Hobbs, ” 7 p.m., Carolyn Lynch Education Center at Marblehead Museum, 170 Washington St. With author Katherine Howe.’ Members $10/$15 nonmembers. Reservations at 781-631-1768 or: marbleheadmuseum.org.

Danvers: Trumbull Huntington: An 18th Century Woman and the Revolutionary War,” 7 p.m., with researcher Margaret Meahl at The Peabody Institute Library of Danvers, 15 Sylvan St. Register at danverslibrary.org or: 978-774-0554.

friDAY, SEPT. 6

Marblehead: Me&Thee Coffeehouse, 8 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church of Marblehead, 28 Mugford St. Featuring Mason Daring and Jeanie Stahl, Guy Van Duser and Billy Novick, and Bill Staines. Tickets $25 advance, $28 at door, $10 for students. 781-631-8987, www.meandthee.org.

SALEM: Members book sale preview, 6 to 8 p.m., The Salem Athenæum, 337 Essex St. For more information, call 978-744-2540

Saturday, Sept. 7

SALEM: Salem Athenæum Book Sale , 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., 337 Essex St. For more information, call 978-744-2540

ipswich: Doggy Maze Daze fundraiser for Ipswich Animal Shelter, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Marini Farm, 259 Linebrook Road. $14.99 per person; four-legged friends are free. www.ipswichhumanegroup.org/doggy-maze-daze.html.

ipswich: Choate Island Day at the Crane Wildlife Refuge, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 290 Argilla Road. Boat shuttles to island. Parking at Crane Beach; van shuttle to ferry. Tickets in advance or at the dock. Adult Trustees members, $12; nonmembers, $20; Senior Trustee members $6; nonmembers, $10. Visit www.thetrustees.org/CraneOutdoors or call 978-356-4351 ext. 4052.

Salem: “17th Century Saturday Arts & Mysteries Revealed: Historical Carpentry,” 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby St. Learn about historical techniques and tools. www.7gables.org.

Salem: Party on the Bridge, 4 to 9 p.m., Remond Park, 1 Bridge St. Family friendly block party, part of the Crossing Water project in conjunction with Montserrat College of Art’s weeklong arts festival. www.facebook.com/BridgeStreetNeck, bridgestneck@gmail.com.

Danvers: Riverside Square Dance Club introductory session, 7 p.m., All Saints Episcopal Church, 13 Holten St. Free pizza, followed by monthly dance from 8 to 10:30 p.m. 978-774-8159, riversidesquares.org.

Marblehead: Marblehead Little Theatre presents Craig VanRemoortel in the band Brightbill, 8 p.m., 12 School St. For more information and tickets, visit mltlive.org.

Sunday, Sept. 8

Danvers: A Reason to Ride, 8:30 a.m., 75 Sylvan St. 8:30 a.m., 50 miles; 9:30 a.m. 25 miles; 10:30 a.m., 10 miles; 10:45 a.m., 5K walk. Pre-registered participants get an event T-shirt and free barbecue lunch. www.areasontoride.com.

SALEM: Last day of book sale at Salem Athenæum, 337 Essex St., 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., clearance bargains: $3 a bag and free for teachers with ID. Call 978-744-2540

ipswich: Doggy Maze Daze fundraiser for Ipswich Animal Shelter , 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Marini Farm, 259 Linebrook Road. $14.99 per person; four-legged friends are free. www.ipswichhumanegroup.org/doggy-maze-daze.html.

Ipswich: Sculpting Workshop with Metal Scraps and Magnets, 1 to 3 p.m., Castle Hill on the Crane Estate, 290 Argilla Road. With Madeleine Lord of the New England Sculptors Association. Free with admission. 978-356-4351 ext. 4015, www.thetrustees.org.

Monday, Sept. 9

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.

Beverly: Meet Isabella Stewart Gardner, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Beverly Public Library, 32 Essex St. No registration. Handicapped accessible. Refreshments at 9 a.m., Visit: beverlypubliclibrary.org/monday-mornings/

Danvers: Red Cross Blood Drive, 1 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. Danvers Blood Donation Center, 99 Rosewood Drive. RedCrossBlood.org or call 1-800-733-2767.

Peabody: Red Cross Blood Drive, 2:15 p.m. to 7 p.m., Lahey Clinic - North Shore, One Essex Center Drive, 978-538-4000, 978-977-6336.

salem: House of Seven Gables monthly meeting, 7 to 8 p.m., with Mayor Kim Driscoll on updates on Salem and the Derby neighborhood. Following refreshments at 6:30 p.m. www.hdsna.org

Tuesday, Sept. 10

Danvers: Red Cross Blood Drive, 1 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. Danvers Blood Donation Center, 99 Rosewood Drive. RedCrossBlood.org or call 1-800-733-2767.

hamilton: NoveList: Gateway to a Great Read, 2 p.m., Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, 14 Union St. A quick workshop on using Novelist, for avid readers. Call 978-468-5577 or go to hwlibrary.org.

Beverly: Beverly Democratic City Committee meeting, 7 p.m., Barnet Gallery of the Beverly Public Library, 32 Essex St. Newcomers welcome. 978-618-5188.

Beverly: Planning Board meets, 7 p.m., City Council Chambers at Beverly City Hall, 191 Cabot St.

Salem: Mack Park Neighborhood Association (MPNA), 6:30 p.m., for 7 p.m. Moose Family Center, 50 Grove St. Ward 6 Council Candidate Debate. Please bring items for Sept. 14 yard sale.

wednesday, Sept. 11

Danvers: Red Cross Blood Drive, 1 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. Danvers Blood Donation Center, 99 Rosewood Drive. RedCrossBlood.org or call 1-800-733-2767.

Salem: Salem High School Class of 1960 reunion picnic, noon, rain or shine at Salem Willows Park (across from the Arcade) Bring a chair, pack lunch or buy it at concessions. Call Dennis Korumpas at 978-744-7594, Sisty Klein at 978-594-5776.

hamilton: MakerBot 3D Printing Demo, 7 p.m., Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, 14 Union Sr. Small class with Head of Reference Sarah Lauderdale. register at the Reference Desk or call 978-468-5577.

Danvers: Riverside Square Dance Club free introductory session, 7 to 9 p.m., All Saints Episcopal Church, 13 Holten St. Come as you are, singles or partners. Free refreshments. 10 weeks of classes, $85 if you sign on. Visit Riversidesquares.org, call 978 774 8159.

thursDAY, SEPT. 12

Danvers: Red Cross Blood Drive, 1 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. Danvers Blood Donation Center, 99 Rosewood Drive. RedCrossBlood.org or call 1-800-733-2767.

Danvers: Red Cross Blood Drive, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., Brentwood Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, 56 Liberty St.

Friday, Sept. 13

Danvers: Red Cross Blood Drive, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Danvers Blood Donation Center, 99 Rosewood Drive. RedCrossBlood.org or call 1-800-733-2767.

hamilton: Book Sale at Hamilton-Wenham Library, 6 to 8 p.m., 14 Union St. Friends of the Library members get first crack; you can join or renew at door. 978-468-5577.

topsfield: Architect Ben Nutter on archicture in Topsfield 17th to 21 centuries, 7:30 p.m., Gould Barn, 1 Howlett St, Topsfield. Free with refreshments. 978-219-4940

Saturday, sept. 14

Danvers: Red Cross Blood Drive, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Danvers Blood Donation Center, 99 Rosewood Drive. RedCrossBlood.org or call 1-800-733-2767.

hamilton: Public book sale at Hamilton-Wenham Library, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 14 Union St. Friends of the Library members get first crack; you can join or renew at door. 978-468-5577. e

Sunday, Sept. 15

DANVERS: The General Israel Putnam Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will host a Welcoming Tea at their Chapter Home, the 1670 Judge Samuel Holten House at 1 p,m. Hostess for the afternoon is Cyndy Morrissette. Chapter Historian Libby Potter will speak on Holten House and Judge Samuel Holten.

Beverly: Red Cross Blood Drive , 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Beverly Cove Community Center, 19 East Corning St.

salem: The 7th Taste of The Gables fundraiser, 4 p.m. 115 Derby St. Twenty-one vendors, food, local spirits, craft beers, silent auction. $100 and $125 for general admission. Register at 7gables.org/Taste-of-The-Gables. Visit www.7gables.org

Monday, Sept. 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.

hamilton: Public book sale at Hamilton-Wenham Library, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., 14 Union St. Friends of the Library members get first crack; you can join or renew at door. 978-468-5577.

Peabody: The Jewish Book Group of the North Shore hosts an evening with Faith Quintero, 7 p.m. Temple Tiferet Shalom, 489 Lowell St. Author of “Loaded Blessings.” RSVPs Sharon Wyner at 978-565-4450 or swyner@lappinfoundation.org.

tuesday, sept. 17

hamilton: Public book sale at Hamilton-Wenham Library, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., 14 Union St. Friends of the Library members get first crack; you can join or renew at door. 978-468-5577.

hamilton: Literary Luncheon, 11:30 a.m., Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, 14 Union St. Join Amy discussing Bear Town by Frederik Backman. Call 978-468-5577 or go to hwlibrary.org.

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, Sept. 18

danvers: North Shore Community College’s Supervisors’ Connection Workshop: “Managing your value at work,” 8 to 10 a.m. at NSCC’s Danvers Campus, 1 Ferncroft Road, DS106. $49.00 per workshop. Register with Susan at 978-236-1240.

danvers: Bishop Fenwick High School class of 1964 55th class reunion, 12 noon to 4 p.m. buffet luncheon at Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St, Danvers. 978-774-8622

hamilton: Public book sale at Hamilton-Wenham Library, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., 14 Union St. Friends of the Library members get first crack; you can join or renew at door. 978-468-5577.

Ipswich: Johnson Lecture series presents naturalist and national bestseller Sy Montgomery, 7 p.m., Hellenic Center (117 County Rd. Rt. 1A. Book sales and cash bar at 6:30 p.m., Register at 978-356-6648.

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, sept. 19

hamilton: Public book sale at Hamilton-Wenham Library, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., 14 Union St. Friends of the Library members get first crack; you can join or renew at door. 978-468-5577.

Friday, Sept. 20

Beverly: Art & History of the Library Walking Tour, 10 a.m. Beverly Public Library, 32 Essex St., with librarian Lisa Ryan. Questions? Email: ryan@noblenet.org

Saturday, Sept. 21

Danvers: 63rd reunion of Holten High Class of 1956, noon to 4 p.m., Polish Club, 12 Cheever St. For more information, call Sally Saplin at 978-777-5074, or Carol Morrissey at 978-774-2485.

Monday, Sept. 23

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, sept. 24

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.

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, Sept. 26

Hamilton: Hamilton-Wenham Public Library closed for staff training, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Will reopen at 1 p.m. for business as usual till 8 p.m.

friday, Sept. 27

Peabody: State Rep. Paul Tucker’s office hours, 9 to 10 a.m., Mayor Jean A. Levesque Community Life Center, 401 Bridge St.

saturday, oct. 5

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

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.

tuesday, oct. 8

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. 9

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.

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. Come as you are, singles or partners. If you can walk briskly you’re welcome. Visit Riversidesquares.org, or call 978 774 8159.

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.

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.

Monday,

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

sunDAY, SEPT. 15

Danvers: Red Cross Blood Drive, 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m., Danvers Blood Donation Center, 99 Rosewood Drive.RedCrossBlood.org, or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767)..

Gloucester

9/9/2019: 2 p.m. - 7 p.m., Magnolia Library & Community Center, 1 Lexington Ave

  

 

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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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