Monday, Aug. 26

salem: Jigsaw Puzzle Swap Monday, 10:30 a.m., Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, 14 Union St. Swap your old puzzles for “new” ones. 978-468-5577,

tuesday, AUG. 27

Salem: La Tertulia language skills group meets, 6 to 8 p.m., Salem Athenaeum, 337 Essex St. Practice Spanish speaking skills. 978-744-2540.

beverly: Cantemus Auditions for Tenors and Basses, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 4 Ocean St. Call 888-CHORUS-1 (888-246-7871) or visit

Saturday, Aug. 31

Peabody: Our Lady of Fatima Church Yard Sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the church hall, 50 Walsh Ave. Assortment of items, Portuguese food. 978-532-0272.

Wednesday, Sept. 4

Peabody: Monthly meeting of the North Shore Chapter of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE), 1 p.m., Torigian Senior Center, 75R Central St. Call Mike Evers, 781-842-3619.

Thursday, Sept. 5

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.

Saturday, Sept. 7

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 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.

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.,

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,

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