Tuesday, May 21

Salem: Veterans and Friends Coffee Social, 10 to 11 a.m., Community Life Center, 401 Bridge St. Learn about veterans’ benefits, VA health care, support services and more. 978-745-0883.

salem: Preschool Storytime Tuesdays, Salem Public Library, 370 Essex St. 11 a.m. Ages 3-5. Stories, rhymes, and sometimes crafts. Call 978-744-9667 to register.

Hamilton: A Gentleman in Moscow, 11:30 a.m. Hamilton-Wenham Library, 14 Union St. A Literary Luncheon to discuss Amor Towles’ historical fiction on the bestseller list for 120 weeks. Copies are available for checkout. 978-468-5577, hwlibrary.org.

Salem: Salem Downtown Neighborhood meeting, 7 to 8 p.m., Turner’s Restaurant, 43 Church St.. Guest speakers are Bob McCarthy, Ward 1 councilor, and Christine Madore, Ward 2 councilor.

Beverly: A discussion of “Hold Still: a Memoir with Photographs” by Sally Mann, 7:30 - 8:45 p.m., Public Beverly Public Library. For CD or digital formats, call 978-921-6062.

Wednesday, May 22

Lynn: Mass Audubon’s Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary free bird walk, 9 —11 a.m., Lynn Woods with Mass Audubon Naturalist Scott Santino. Advance registration is required at 978-887-9264 or register online at massaudubon.org/ipswichriver.

salem: Jim McAllister presents “Phillip Little of Salem: Artist and Civic Leader,” 5:30 p.m., Hawthorne Hotel, 8 Washington Square. $15. Reservations by e-mail at: culturecorner@gmail.com.

Beverly: Beverly Public Library’s Books & Brews Book Discussion Group, 6:30 to 8 p.m. The Indo, 298 Cabot St. “I’ll Be Gone in the Dark” by Michelle McNamara. Register at 978-921-6062.

Peabody: Registered Democrats in Peabody caucus, 7 p.m., the Torigian Community Life Center/Senior Center, 75R Central St.. Contact Chair Beverley Griffin Dunne at 978-531-2427 or PeabodyDemocraticCityCommittee@gmail.com.

thursday, may 23

Hamilton: Stage 284 Youth Company’s “Lion King Jr.,” 7:30 p.m., in the round at 284 Community House, 284 Bay Road, Route 1A. Tickets at: stage284.com/ $22, $23, $27, or at door. Tel: 978-468-4818.

Friday, May 24

Beverly: Yard Sale, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. School for the Deaf (BSD) Alumni Association campus, 6 Echo Ave., Benefits The Children’s Center for Communication/Beverly School for the Deaf. Visit https://cccbsd.org/alumni/welcome/.

Hamilton: Get Connected, 10:15 a.m., Hamilton-Wenham Library, 14 Union St. Effective communication techniques to create stronger connections with their children, their school and their community. With Dana Allara, certified parent coach. Parents and caregivers of children in K-3. 978-468-5577, www.hwlibrary.org.

Beverly: Beverly Public Library Film Society Presents Christian Bale as Dick Chaney, 1 — 1:30 p.m., free in Sohier Room, Beverly Main Library, Friday, 32 Essex St. Call 978-921-6062 for film title or check www.beverlypubliclibrary.org.

Beverly: “The Little Mermaid,” presented by North Atlantic Dance Theatre (NADT), 5 p.m. Cabot Theater, 286 Cabot St, Tickets at thecabot.org.

Salem: Salem Police K9 Unit comedy show and dinner fundraiser, 7 p.m., Salem Moose Hall, 50 Grove St. $25, includes dinner and show. Contact Capt. Kate Stephens at kstephens@salempd.net or 978-744-0171 ext. 50254.

Saturday, May 25

beverly: Endicott College Commencement Ceremonies, 10:30 a.m. Hempstead Stadium on the Endicott campus in Beverly.

Peabody: Institute Library and its South and West Branch Libraries closed for the Memorial Day Holiday.

Beverly: The Little Mermaid presented by North Atlantic Dance Theatre (NADT), 1 p.m. Cabot Theater, 286 Cabot St, Tickets at thecabot.org.

Hamilton: Stage 284 Youth Company’s Lion King Jr., KING JR., 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., in the round at 284 Community House, 284 Bay Road Route 1A. Tickets at: stage284.com/ $22, $23, $27, or at door. Tel: 978-468-4818.

sunday, May 26

Peabody: Institute Library and its South and West Branch Libraries closed for the Memorial Day Holiday.

Hamilton: Stage 284 Youth Company’s “Lion King Jr.,” 3 p.m., in the round at 284 Community House, 284 Bay Road, Route 1A. Tickets at: stage284.com/ $22, $23, $27, or at door. Tel: 978-468-4818.

monday, May 27

Peabody: Institute Library and its South and West Branch Libraries closed for the Memorial Day Holiday.

tuesday, May 28

Peabody: Institute Library and its South and West Branch Libraries reopen following Memorial Day Holiday.

WEST PEABODY: State Rep. Ted Speliotis district office hours, 6 to 7:30 p.m., at the West Peabody Library, for residents of West Peabody. 617-722-2410 and 978-777-3138 or Theodore.Speliotis@MAHouse.gov.

Thursday, May 30

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

Danvers: Raising of the Gay Pride Flag, 6:30 p.m., in front of Town Hall, 1 Sylvan St., with refreshments following in Town Hall.

Saturday, June 1

hamilton: 50th Anniversary of “The Very Hungry Caterpillar,” 11 a.m. Hamilton-Wenham Library, 14 Union St. Games & crafts for all ages. 978-468-5577 * hwlibrary.org

Monday, June 3

Salem: Sen. Joan Lovely office hours, 9 to 10 a.m. Council on Aging, 5 Broad St. https://malegislature.gov/Legislators/Profile/JBL0

Monday, June 10

Danvers: Sen. Joan Lovely office hours, 9 to 10 a.m., Council on Aging, 25 Stone St. https://malegislature.gov/Legislators/Profile/JBL0

MIDDLETON: State Rep. Ted Speliotis district office hours, 6 to 7:30 p.m., at the Flint Library in Middleton, for Middleton precinct 2 residents. 617-722-2410 and 978-777-3138 or Theodore.Speliotis@MAHouse.gov.

Friday, June 7

hamilton: “Faith Trumbull Huntington: An 18th Century Woman Encounters the War, “10:30 a.m., Hamilton-Wenham Library, 14 Union St. Free and open the the public. 978-468-5577 * hwlibrary.org

Tuesday, June 11

hamilton: Ebooks and Eaudios with Lewis, 2 p.m. Hamilton-Wenham Library, 14 Union St Bring your favorite device and install the Libby app. Free and open to the public. 978-468-5577 * hwlibrary.org

Saturday, June 15

BEVERLY: Arts Fest Beverly 2019, 10 a.m. — 4 p.m., Cabot Street. Free outdoor festival for the family! Over 150-plus juried fine artists, crafters, and entertainment. Rain or shine. Visit: www.beverlymainstreets.org

Monday, June 17

Peabody: Sen. Joan Lovely office hours, 9 to 10 a.m., Council on Aging, 79 Central St.https://malegislature.gov/Legislators/Profile/JBL0

Tuesday, June 18

Salem: Veterans and Friends Coffee Social, 10 to 11 a.m., Community Life Center, 401 Bridge St. Learn about veterans’ benefits, VA health care, support services and more. 978-745-0883.

Thursday, June 20

Salem: Veterans and Friends Coffee Social, 5 to 7 p.m., Community Life Center, 401 Bridge St. Learn about veterans’ benefits, VA health care, support services and more. 978-745-0883.

Friday, June 21

hamilton: Ebooks and Eaudios with Lewis, 2 p.m. Hamilton-Wenham Library, 14 Union St Bring your favorite device and install the Libby app. Free and open to the public. 978-468-5577 * hwlibrary.org

Wednesday, June 26

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

Monday, July 1

Salem: Sen. Joan Lovely office hours, 9 to 10 a.m. Council on Aging, 5 Broad St. https://malegislature.gov/Legislators/Profile/JBL0