tuesday, oct. 22

danvers: HAWC (Healing Abuse Working for Change) 8th Annual Working to Heal Breakfast, 7:30 a.m., Danversport, 161 Elliot St. Tickets $60. To register or donate at hawcdv.org/breakfast.  

hamilton: Heritage Films presents “Ghost Stories,” 10:30 a.m., Hamilton-Wenham Library, 14 Union St. Local ghost tales and paranormal findings. Free to public. Call 978-468-5577.

salem: State Rep. Paul F. Tucker office hours, 1 to 2 p.m., Mayor Jean A. Levesque Community Life Center, 401 Bridge St.

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

Beverly: Ward 2 Civic Association Meeting, 6:30 p.m., Beverly Public Library, 32 Essex St. Residents and business owners encouraged to attend. Email beverlyw2ca@gmail.com.

Peabody: Author Talk, 6:30 p.m., Peabody Institute Library West Branch, 603 Lowell St. Michael Tougias discusses his book “Ten Hours Before Dawn.” Call 978-535-3354.

Wednesday, Oct. 23

salem: State Rep. Paul F. Tucker office hours, 8 to 9 a.m., Jaho Coffee Roaster & Wine Bar, 197 Derby St.

Marblehead: Pumpkin Decorating Workshops, 1 to 2 p.m. and 3 to 4 p.m., Marblehead Museum, 170 Washington St. First hour for ages 2 to 4 with adult; second hour for ages 5 to 10. $10 per child for members; $15 per child, nonmembers. Includes pumpkin, decorating supplies, snack. Prepaid reservation required at marbleheadmuseum.org, or call 781-631-1768.

Danvers: Care Dimensions Yoga for Living with Loss, 6 to 7 p.m., Bertolon Center for Grief & Healing, 78 Liberty St. $75 for eight sessions. Drop-in classes Tuesdays, 6 to 7 p.m. through Dec. 17, $10 per class or advance discount. Call 855-774-5100.

Salem: School Committee Candidate Forum, 6:30 p.m., School Committee Chamber, Collins Middle School. Co-Sponsored by Salem Education Foundation and Salem News.

Marblehead: Medicare 101 for Seniors, 7 p.m., Abbot Public Library, 235 Pleasant St. Free program. Call 781-631-1481 or visit www.abbotlibrary.org.

hamilton: National Novel Writing Month for Newbies, 7 p.m., Hamilton-Wenham Library, 14 Union St. Informal gathering of those interested in finding out about November’s National Novel Writing Month. Drop in, ask questions. Call 978-468-5577.

Danvers: Riverside Square Dance Club weekly session, 7 to 8:30 p.m., All Saints Episcopal Church, 13 Holten St. Singles or partners. Visit Riversidesquares.org or call 978-774-8159.

Thursday, Oct. 24

HAMILTON: Flu Vaccination Clinic, 3 to 6 p.m., Miles River Middle School, 787 Bay Road. Information at 978-468-5579 or 978-468-5520, ext. 4.

beverlY: Downtown Trick or Treat, 4 to 6 p.m., Cabot and Rantoul streets. Businesses with orange flyers in windows offer free treats for children in costume. Go to www.beverlymainstreets.org.

Danvers: Wine and Food Tasting, 6 to 9 p.m., Danversport Waterfront, 161 Elliott St. Supports Danvers Education Enrichment Partnership’s Teacher Grant Program. Tickets $40 at Merchants Liquor Mart, 88 High St., Danvers or online at www.supportdeep2019.eventzilla.net. Must be 21 with ID.

salem: State Rep. Paul F. Tucker office hours, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Salem City Hall annex, 98 Washington St.

Salem: “Gunplay: A Play About America,” 7:30 p.m., Sophia Gordon Center for Creative and Performing Arts at Salem State University, 356 Lafayette St. Go to www.salemstatetickets.com or call 978-542-6365.

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.

Salem: “Gunplay: A Play About America,” 7:30 p.m., Sophia Gordon Center for Creative and Performing Arts at Salem State University, 356 Lafayette St. Go to www.salemstatetickets.com or call 978-542-6365.

Peabody: “Artemisia’s Intent,” 8 p.m., Black Box Theater, 22 Foster St. Discover 17th-century Italy’s feminist Baroque painter in this play by Melissa Moschitto. Tickets $25, at bit.ly/ArtemisiaPeabody.

SATURDAY, OCT. 26

Marblehead: Rummage Sale, 8 to 11:45 a.m., Church of St. Andrew, 135 Lafayette St. Stuff-a-bag from noon to 1 p.m. Donations accepted through Oct. 24. Call 781-631-4951 or go to www.standrewsmhd.org/rummage.html.

Danvers: Holy Trinity United Methodist Church Harvest Fair, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., 16 Sylvan St. Wheelchair accessible. Call 978-777-7408.

Salem: “Gunplay: A Play About America,” 2 p.m., Sophia Gordon Center for Creative and Performing Arts at Salem State University, 356 Lafayette St. Go to www.salemstatetickets.com or call 978-542-6365.

Danvers: The North Shore Players present Mel Brooks’ musical “Young Frankenstein,” 7:30 p.m., Hogan Regional Auditorium, 450 Maple St. Tickets range from $15-20, online and at door. www.northshoreplayers.org.

sunday, oct. 27

Danvers: The North Shore Players present Mel Brooks’ musical “Young Frankenstein,” 2:30 p.m., Hogan Regional Auditorium, 450 Maple St. Visit: www.northshoreplayers.org.

Monday, Oct. 28

Danvers: State 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: State 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.

tuesday, Oct. 29

Ipswich: Red Cross blood donation center open, 2 to 7 p.m., Our Lady of Hope, Our Lady of Hope, 1 Pineswamp Road.

hamilton: “Day of the Dead” Skull Mask painting, 2 to 3:30 p.m. ages 7 to 10; 3:30 to 5 p.m., ages 11 to 18, Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, 14 Union St. Registration required at 978-468-5577.

PEABODY: State Rep. Ted Speliotis District Office Hours, 6 to 7:30 p.m., West Peabody Library, 603 Lowell St. For residents of West Peabody. 617-722-2410 & 978-777-3138 or Theodore.Speliotis@MAHouse.gov.

salem: The Mack Park Neighborhood Association Ward 6 Candidate Debate/Forum, 6:30 p.m., Moose Family Center, 50 Grove St. Note: the last forum before the election on Nov. 5. 

Wednesday, Oct. 30

Salem:“White Witch” one-act opera based on the 19th century Jamaican legend of Annie Palmer, 7:30 p.m., Salem State University’s Callan Studio Theatre, 352 Lafayette St. Tickets and information, go to www.salemstatetickets.com or call 978-542-6365.

saturday, nov. 2

Peabody: South Congregational Church holiday fair, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., at 60 Prospect St. Holiday shopping, cafe lunch.

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: State 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: State 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, Nov. 5

HAMILTON: Flu Vaccination Clinic, 3 to 7 p.m., Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, 14 Union St., Hamilton. Information by calling 978-468-5520 x4.

Thursday, Nov. 7

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

saturday, Nov 9

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

Monday, Nov. 16

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.

Monday, Nov. 25

Danvers: State 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: State 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.

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

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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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