May 24th, 7 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Location: Rocky Neck Cultural Arts Center, 6 Wonson St., East Gloucester
Anita Pandolfe Ruchman, Childbirth Specialist and Psychotherapist,
is hosting a special event: Woman’s Voices. The event sheds light on how the experience of childbirth has such a profound
impact on a woman’s life. Anita invites the community to come spend an evening focusing on Birth…Karen Brody’s
marvelous play, show on DVD, followed by discussion, Q&A, and information table. There is a suggested donation of $10.
For further information, call Anita at 978-546-6599.
Meet the Lions Event
Date: Saturday, May 25th, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Location: The Methuen Lions, Riverwalk Park, Osgood Street, Methuen
The Methuen Lions will be holding a “Meet the Lions” event on Saturday, May 25th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event
will feature Amesbury’s “Randy the Lion”, Methuen’s own mascot “Murray the Lion”, face
painting by artist Jim Angelone III, prizes, kids games, and more. Information about Lions membership will be available and
members will be on hand to discuss what they can do and how you can be part of the fun. Come say “Hi” and learn
about current projects. For information and questions, contact Jim Wagner (President) at 978-975-9803.
Oil Change Party to Benefit Cape Ann Animal Aid
Date: Saturday, May 25th,
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Extreme Truck and Auto Repair
On Saturday, May 25th, Extreme Truck and Auto Repair is hosting an Oil Change Party to
benefit Cape Ann Animal Aid at 14 Kondelin Road in Gloucester. Oil changes will be provided for all types of vehicles and
there will be fun for the whole family including BBQ food, raffles, games, and prizes. Friendly dogs on leash are welcome
to come along for the fun. 100% of the proceeds will be donated to Cape Ann Animal Aid. For more information, contact Extreme
Truck and Auto at 978-281-0339.
Event: Annisquam Sewing Circle's Annual Plant Sale
Date: Saturday, May 25th, 8 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Annisquam Village Hall
Organization: All proceeds benefit Cape Ann charities and public schools
The plant sale includes perennial plant treasures dug from members gardens at bargain prices,
plus a wide array of the freshest, brightest annuals and perennials from a leading garden center. There will be hanging baskets,
bedding plants, roses, and some exotic plants. Not to be missed is our BAKE SALE TABLE with delicious pies, cakes, and
savory treats. Many items will be prepared from recipes in the Sewing Circles award-winning cookbook, A Circle of Recipes,
which commemorated the 175th Anniversary of the organization. These popular cookbooks will be on sale at the Plant Sale.
Come early for the best selection at this popular holiday weekend event! The plant sale is in charming Annisquam, Gloucester,
off Rte. 127. Turn at Leonard Street at the Annisquam Village Church and continue to the Annisquam Village Hall. All
proceeds benefit local public schools and non-profit organizations in Gloucester and Cape Ann.
Memorial Tree Planting for Women Veterans
Date: Saturday, May 25th at 3 p.m.
Location: Saugus Veteran’s Park (Intersections of Winter &
Program & the People of Saugus request the honor of your presence at the “Women Veterans Memorial Tree Dedication
Groundbreaking Ceremony.” It will be held at the Saugus Veteran’s Park on May 25th at 3 p.m.
Pingree School Spring Open House
Date: Thursday, May 27th from 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Location: Pringree School, 537 Highland Street, South Hamilton
Pingree School in South Hamilton, an independent school for grades
9-12, will host an open house on Thursday, May 23 from 7-8 p.m. for families of sixth and seventh graders. At the open house,
they will learn about the admission process, meet the head of school and Pingree students, tour the facilities, and view models
of the new arts and athletics facilities to open in 2014. RSVP for the open house to email@example.com or 978-468-4415 ext. 262.
Event: GREASE - The Musical presented by Danvers High School
Date: May 30th, 7:30 p.m. May 31st, 7:30 p.m. and June 1st,
2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Danvers High School Auditorium
Danvers High School Academy Theatre Society
Message: Danvers High School Academy Theatre Society presents the award winning musical GREASE on Thursday,
May 30th at 7:30 pm, Friday, May 31st at 7:30 pm and Saturday, June 1st at 2:00 pm and 7:30 pm in the Danvers High School
Auditorium, Danvers. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students and seniors. To order tickets visit www.ticketstage.com. For more information, visit danversacademytheatre.org.
Event: Historic New England Open House
Date: Saturday, June 1st, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Location: Historic New England Museum Properties
Organization: Historic New England
Ten of the North Shores finest historic
properties are open free to the public on Saturday, June 1, 2013 when Historic New England hosts a region-wide open house.
Travel along the Massachusetts North Shore and experience over three hundred years of history at Historic New England’s
properties. Explore some of New England’s earliest architecture in Salem and Saugus, visit with farm animals in Newbury,
and check out a 1924 Pierce Arrow touring car tucked into a carriage house on the prettiest street in Salem. Travel to Cape
Ann to visit Beauport, the seaside summer home of one of America’s first interior designers and Cogswells Grant with
its celebrated collection of folk art. Tour times vary. Please visit www.HistoricNewEngland.org for hours and addresses to plan your trip around the North Shore sites.
Event: Ice Cream Social
Date: Saturday, June 1st, 1 p.m. - 3
Phillips House Museum, 34 Chestnut Street Salem
Organization: Historic New England
Kick off summer at Phillips House. Enjoy a make-your-own-sundae bar
from Treadwells Ice Cream, listen to music from the Ukulele Union of Boston, tour the Carriage House, and play lawn games
in a historic setting. The cost is $5.00. Historic New England and Historic Salem, Inc. members are welcome to join us for
just $2.00. Please call 978-744-0440 or visit www.historicnewengland.org for more information.
Event: 2nd Annual Run For The Fund
Date: Saturday, June 1st, 9 a.m.
Location: Devereux Beach - Marblehead
Organization: Dollars for Scholars - formerly known as CSFM
Come on down to the 2nd Annual 5K Run and Family Walk @ 9am around
Marblehead Neck! The race pre-entry fee is $20, the race day fee is $2 and all student runners are $10. A Family Walk pre-entry
fee is $10, and the race day family walk fee $12. Race is timed by NS Timing and prizes will be awarded in the various
categories! Race day registration starts at 7:30 a.m. Online Registration: www.csfmarblehead.org Find us on Active.com and North Shore Race Guide. The event supports Marblehead students attending college, by offering need-based
scholarships to students.
Event: TNT! 2013 Totally New Theatre at Marblehead Little Theatre
Date: Saturday, June 1st, 8 p.m.
Location: 12 School Street, Marblehead
Organization: Marblehead Little Theatre
Theater 2013, a play development retreat for writers produced by local playwright Shari D. Frost for Marblehead Little Theatre,
is returning for its fifth annual event. On Saturday, June 1 at 8pm, an evening of readings free to the public will be followed
by the unique opportunity to meet the local and visiting playwrights and discuss their work. First-come, first-served at the
theater on 12 School Street in Marblehead, doors will open at 7:30pm. For more information about TNT! 2013, or other upcoming
Marblehead Little Theatre events, go to mltlive.com or call 781-631-9697.
2013 Annual Plant Sale
Date: Saturday, June 1st, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Location: Duffy's Greenhouse, 156 R Granite St, Rockport
Garden Club Fund Raiser
On Saturday, June 1st from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. the Rockport Garden Club invites you to our annual Plant Sale at the Community House. A wide selection
of annuals, perennials, shrubs, herbs, bulbs, house plants, and vegetable seedlings will be available. Proceeds fund planting
and maintaining Rockport’s thirteen town gardens, various civic projects, and several scholarships. Please visit www.rockportgardenclub.org for more information.
Chorus North Shore Presents “Opera
Saturday, June 1st, 8 p.m.
Location: Our Lay of Hope Church, Linebrook Road in Ipswich
Organization: Chorus North Shore
Chorus North Shore joins with The New England Chamber Opera Series to present Opera Fest
on Saturday, June 1st at Our Lady of Hope Church in Ipswich. The chorus is conducted by Sonja Dahlgren Pryor. General admission
is $10, seniors/students $17. Tickets are available online at chorusnorthshore.org or at the door. This program is supported
in part by a grant from the Ipswich Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.
Greater Newburyport Supports Boston
Strong 2.62 Mile Fun Run
Date: Sunday, June 2nd at 10 a.m.
Organization: The One Fund
Mark your calendars! A group of local moms, in
partnership with the Winners Circle Running Club, are hosting a 2.62 Mile Fun Run to support the One Fund and the victims
of the Boston Marathon bombing. The run will take place on Sunday, June 2nd at 10 a.m. Registration opens on Friday, May 17th. Sponsors are still in need as well
as donations for raffles. For more information or to register, visit runthecircle.org/bostonstrong
Event: Saint Mary School Golf Tournament
Date: Monday, June 3rd, 1 p.m.
Location: Beverly Golf
and Tennis Club, 134 McKay Street, Beverly
Organization: Saint Mary School Beverly, MA
Please join us for Saint Mary School Golf Tournament on Monday, June 3rd. Registration
begins at 12:00 pm. Shotgun start at 1:00 pm. Cocktails, dinner, raffles and awards after golf. Cost for attending is $145
per person: Includes green fees, cart, catered dinner, player gifts, prizes, great auction items or $30 for dinner (approximately
6:30 pm). There are team awards for first, second and third Place. There are also low team scores. Individual awards
for men and women are the longest Drive and closest to the pin Email or call Jeff Bonner for more details or questions. firstname.lastname@example.org or 978-922-2815 Register or donate online www.smsbeverly.com/give.htm
Event: LOL with Steve Calechman, Dave Rattigan and Tony V
June 5th, Doors Open at 6 p.m. Show Starts at 7:30 p.m.
Location: FINZ Restaurant, Pickering Wharf, Salem
Organization: PALS Animal Life Savers
Laugh out loud
with comedians Steve Calechman, Dave Rattigan and Tony V on Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at FINZ Restaurant, Pickering Wharf, Salem
MA to benefit PALS Animal Life Savers. Doors open at 6 pm and show starts at 7:30 pm. There will
be limited menu to choose from, lots of laughs, raffles and tickets are $20 per person.For more information or ticket reservations,
please call Donna at 781 535 8635 or email Carol at email@example.com
Wednesday, June 5th, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Location: Danvers Community YMCA, 34 Pickering Street, Danvers
A free asthma screening will be conducted by Dr. Christine Palumbo
and nurse practitioner Dianne Redican, certified asthma educator, with Asthma & Allergy Affiliates of Danvers. A free
foot screening will be provided by podiatrist Dr. Deepa Jhaveri of Podiatry Center, Beverly Hospital at Danvers. The foot
screening will be held from 12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m. There will be a wealth of senior health information available as well
as refreshments and giveaways. To learn more about this event, please contact Deb Barrowclough, Health and Fitness Director,
Danvers YMCA at 978-774-2055 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Author Visit: Julia Newman
Date: Wednesday, June 5th,
Institute Library, Danvers
As part of the Social Media Week @ the Library series, Ms. Newman
will be reading from and signing her short story collection, “The Loose Lip Brigade.” Her website, “Feed
Me Daily” has gained wide popularity as one of the most honest, well written blogs about authentic living through creativity
and overall wellness.
Event: "Back to the Beach" Corvette Weekend
Date: June 6th - 9th
Location: Old Orchard Beach, ME
Organization: Vettes to Vets & "Make a Wish"
Message: "Back to the Beach"
is a fun filled weekend for Corvette Owners. We are looking for Corvette Owners to participate in our Corvette Display &
Parade on Sat. June 9th 2013..We are expecting to reach 200 or more Corvettes. So if it is a nice day come on down to meet
other Corvette enthusiasts & make some new friends & just have a Great Time with Great Friends & Great Cars!!!
Hope to see you there!
Identity: The Modern First Impression
Date: Thursday, June 6th – 7 p.m.
Location: Peabody Institute Library, Danvers
Greg Page will discuss the impact of online identity for consumers,
job seekers, teens, and families while exploring ways to embrace social media, optimize search results, and better understand
Event: RUNA at Old Sloop Coffeehouse with Bob and Jen Strom
Date: Friday, June 7th, 7:30 p.m.
Location: 12 School Street, Rockport
Organization: First Congregational Church
RUNA draws on
the diverse musical backgrounds of its members and offers a contemporary approach to traditional and more recently composed
Celtic material. Through their repertoire of both highly energetic and graceful, acoustic melodies, along with their fusion
of music from Ireland, Scotland, Canada, and the United States, this vocal and instrumental ensemble gives its arrangements
of traditional songs and tunes a fresh sound. Lori Lander Murphy of Irish Philadelphia says "There is truly
a mystical quality to their playing. They create a lyrical sound that is at once unique as well as seamless." Bob
and Jen Strom are active session players on the North Shore and have played at the First Saturday Contra Dance in Salem, the
Irish Connections Festival, New Year's Rockport Eve, The Boston Celtic Music Festival, the Salem Maritime Festival, and the
Salem Arts Festival.
North Shore Rugby Invitational 10s Tournament
Date: Saturday, June 8th, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Location: Hurd Stadium, 105 Essex St, Beverly
Organization: Martin Family Fund
North Shore Rugby Football Club (NSRFC) will host its first rugby
tens tournament to be held Saturday, June 8th at Hurd Stadium in Beverly. The match is being played to benefit the Richard Family Fund
which was established by Salem Five Bank in conjunction with the City of Salem for the family of Martin Richard, the 8-year
old boy killed in the Boston Marathon Bombings whose father graduated from Salem High School. The tournament will feature
teams from around Massachusetts including Cape Cod RFC, Boston Ironsides RFC, and Framingham Exiles RFC. Starting with a 10
a.m. kickoff, the round-robin format will allow each team to play the others with the top two facing in a championship match
to determine the winner. Admission is $5 with all profits going to Salem Five Banks Richard Family Fund.
Event: Festival by the Lake
Date: Saturday, June 8th, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: Lake Quannapowitt, Downtown Wakefield
Organization: Wakefield Center Neighborhood Assoc.
The Festival by the Lake is one of the greatest outdoor juried art
shows in New England. For over 25 years, the Wakefield Center Neighborhood Assoc. has hosted this big family fair at Lake
Quannapowitt with hundreds of tables of crafters, artists from all over New England, local nonprofit organizations, live music,
pony rides, family activities and great food. The Festival is steps from Downtown Wakefield with Beebe Library, shops &
restaurants. The Festival is organized by the WCNA as a fundraiser for its many community projects. All proceeds are
used for town improvement projects and community events such as Fireworks, Lighting of the Trees and Easter Egg Hunt and upkeep
of park grounds. Visit www.wcna.org for more info.
Roast Meat Hill Neighborhood Walking Tour
Date: Saturday, June 8th 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Gedney House Museum
Organization: Historic New England
Message: In 2013, Historic New England will be exploring Everybody’s History with
a series of programs, lectures, walking tours and more looking into the everyday lives of those who surrounded our museums
through the years. On Saturday, June 8, local historian Jim McAllister of Derby Square Tours will explore Salem’s Roast
Meat Hill neighborhood. This little known area was once home to Salem's African-American population in the nineteenth century
and Italian population in the twentieth. Learn about artists, actors, and musicians that have also populated the neighborhood
through the years. The tour meets at the Gedney House, located at 21 High Street, on June 8 at 10:00 a.m. The cost is $15.00
for the general public and $10.00 for Historic New England members. Please call 978-744-0440 or visit www.HistoricNewEngland.org to purchase tickets now.
Event: Gigantic Yard Sale
Date: Saturday, June 8th, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Location: Memorial United Methodist Church, Beverly
out the gigantic yard sale at the Memorial United Methodist Church in Beverly! This huge yard sale will take place on Saturday,
June 8th, from 9 to 2 pm. To donate items please call Cyndie at 978-927-2669 on Tuesday and Wednesday
mornings. No clothing, computers, large appliances or televisions! Rain date will be on June 15.
Concert to Benefit Winthrop School’s Playground and Ipswich
Sunday, June 9th, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Location: Ipswich Performing Arts Center, 134 High Street, Ipswich
This year’s Ipswich Roots Show is dedicated to showcasing our
next generation of student musicians and supporting the Winthrop Playground Committee and the Ipswich Music Department. In
addition to featuring performers from the Ipswich Middle and High School, this year we are featuring virtuoso folk performer
Jake Armerding. Tickets are available online at winthropplayground.org/concert. Tickets are $10 for adults; $5 for children
and seniors. Free admission will be granted to individuals who sign up to volunteer for a 4 hour shift to help construct the
Winthrop School’s new playground during the community wide build from September 11-15h. To volunteer, sign up at winthropplayground.org/volunteer.
Event: 11th Annual Ice Cream Social featuring Cherry Farm Creamery Ice Cream
Date: Sunday, June 9th, 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Location: Saint John the Baptist Elementary, 19 Chestnut Street, Peabody
Organization: NSMC Cancer WALK and Ovations
for a Cure
Message: Make your
own sundaes featuring Cherry Farm Creamery Ice Cream (210 Conant Street, Danvers) are $4.00 for children and $5.00 for adults.
The fundraiser for NSMC Cancer WALK is to be held on Sunday, June 23th at Salem Willows Park. For more information log
onto www.nsmccancerwalk.org. Proceeds from the WALK will support the renovation of the inpatient oncology unit at NSMC Salem Hospital, ensuring that
our cancer patients have access to the most up-to-date and sophisticated cancer care on the North Shore. Additionally, proceeds
will also be donated to Ovations for a Cure which is a nonprofit organization providing patient programs, awareness, and care
for women with Ovarian Cancer in Massachusetts. For more information log onto www.ovationsforacure.org
Event: Ira Audi Quattro
Date: Monday, June 10th, 12:30 p.m.
Location: Ferncroft Country Club, Middleton
Organization: AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts
Attention all golfers! On June 10th at 12:30, come
on down to The Ferncroft Country Club to play golf for a cause! Registration is $175.00 per golfer or $700.00 per foursome.
This event is the Annual Ira Audi Quattro Cup Golf Tournament to benefit the programs and services of AIDS Action Committee
of Massachusetts. Registration fees include 18 holes and cart fees, along with access to the post-play dinner buffet, awards
and live auction. At the live auction you can bid on an all-expense paid trip for two to play in the Audi 2013 US Final at
Kiawah Island Golf Resort in Charleston, S.C. scheduled for August 22nd through the 25th,
2013. Spend the weekend fully immersed in the prestige and luxury associated with the Audi brand. To register, visit www.aac.org/golf or contact Sharon Glasser at 617-450-1520 or email@example.com
Relay for Life in Peabody
Date: Friday, June 14th at 5 p.m.
Location: Peabody Veterans Memorial High School
Organization: American Cancer Society
On Friday, June 14th, hundreds of caring people will gather at Peabody veterans Memorial High School on Lowell
Street in Peabody for the annual Relay for Life in Peabody. Relay for Life is the signature event of the American Cancer Society,
and this will the 19th Relay held in Peabody. The official welcoming ceremony takes place at 6 p.m. followed by the Survivor and
Event: Arts Fest Beverly
Date: Saturday, June 15th, 10 a.m. -
Location: Cabot Street, Beverly
Arts Fest Beverly is a free outdoor festival that's fun for the whole family! Over 100+ juried fine
artists and crafters, music and entertainment, kids' activities, art-on-the-spot creations and food trucks. For more information,
contact Beverly Main Streets at 978-922-8558, or visit www.beverlymainstreets.org
Erie Fire Association Community Yard Sale
Date: Saturday, June 22nd, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location: 474 North Street, Georgetown
4 Firehouse is holding a Community Yard Sale and inviting folks to join in. Rain date is scheduled for Sunday, June 23rd. Set up starts at 7 a.m. Space is still available for rent for $20. Refreshments will be sold by
the Erie 4 Fire Association. For more information, please contact Donna Clough, president, at 978-352-2545 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
Event: Annual Strawberry Festival
Date: Saturday June 22nd from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Location: Connors Farm, Danvers, MA
Organization: Boston Children's HospitalAnnual
Connors Farm Strawberry Festival Come on down to Connors Farm on Saturday, June 22 from 9 a.m. to 6
p.m. The rain date is Sunday, June 23 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is $6 per person and a portion of the proceeds will
benefit Children’s Hospital. Join us to enjoy a live band, petting zoo, bouncy house and jumping pillow, duck races,
pedal carts, hayrides and more! There will also be cake, BBQ, and you can pick your own strawberries for a separate charge!
For more information please call (978) 777-1245 or email email@example.com
Event: Raleigh Ringers Handbell Concert
Date: Monday, June 24th at 7 p.m.
Location: Melrose Middle
Organization: Sponsored by the Jubilate Ringers of the First Congregational
Church in Melrose
The Raleigh Ringers are an internationally
acclaimed, advanced community handbell choir based in Raleigh, North Carolina. Since their founding in 1990, The Raleigh Ringers
have been dazzling concert audiences with unique interpretations of sacred, secular and popular music, including famous rock
'n' roll tunes arranged just for handbells. The choir performs on one of the most extensive collections of bells and bell-like
instruments owned by any handbell ensemble in the world. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door. Tickets may be purchased
in person at Melrose Cooperative Bank, and online at handbells.brownpapertickets.com. For more information, firstname.lastname@example.org or call 781-462-1977. Concert funded in part by the Melrose Messina Fund for the Arts.
Cape Ann Artisans 2013 Spring Studio
June 22nd and Sunday, June 23rd, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: Gloucester and Rockport
Cape Ann is home to a thriving arts community, one of the oldest in the country. For thirty
years Cape Ann Artisans has been inviting the public to visit their studios during their Open Studio weekends. The self-guided
tour along the scenic coastline of Gloucester and Rockport presents a unique opportunity to meet 26 professional artists and
see their work in the setting in which it was created. The work represented includes; pottery, painting, sculpture, photography,
mosaics, jewelry, hand-made glass beads, weaving, and block printing. Several of the artists will be demonstrating their working
process during the tours.
Event: Cars for Pets
Date: Saturday, June 22nd, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location: 347 Highland Ave, Salem
Organization: Northeast Animal Shelter
Join us for a fun, relaxing day with food, music, raffles and more. Show off your vehicle while helping to raise
money to save homeless cats and dogs. ALL makes and models welcome. $20 entry fee and spectators are free!
Annual Strawberry Festival
Date: Saturday, June 22nd,
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Connors Farm, Danvers
Boston Children’s Hospital
On Saturday, June 22nd, Connors Farm in Danvers will host its Annual Strawberry Festival. Admission is $6 with a portion of proceeds
benefiting Boston’s Children’s Hospital. There will be an assortment of family friendly activities and entertainment
including live music, a petting zoo, bounce houses, duck races, pedal carts, hayrides, cow train, and much more. Additionally,
visitors can pick their own strawberries and enjoy delicious strawberry shortcake. For more information, visit connorsfarm.com/12strawberryfestival.htm
Benefit Golf Tournament
Date: Monday, June 24th at 7 a.m.
Organization: Salem Moose & Salem K9 Unit
memorial golf tournament will be held at the Salem Municipal Golf Course on Wilson Road in Salem. The cost is $100 per golfer.
Hole sponsorship is $50 per sign. The primary function of the group is to raise funds to continue working with the Salem Police
K-9 Unit and continue serving meals to the local Special Needs and Elderly. In addition to golfing, there will be a silent
auction, a raffle for gift certificates, 50-50 raffle, and other special prizes. Registration for the tournament and event
begins at 7 a.m. For more information, contact Pat Foley at 978-235-1661 or email@example.com
Sip and Paint
Date: Thursday, June 27th,
6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
25 Exchange St, LynnArts
Come down to LynnArts for an evening of art making with your
favorite beverage and best friends. You will be guided step-by-step through creating an artistic masterpiece to take home
with you. No artistic experience is necessary. There will be a cash bar and all materials are included. Pre-registration is
required. Contact Jennifer for more information at 781-598-5244 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Event: Coastal Gardens 2013 Tour
Date: Friday & Saturday, June 28th & 29th, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: Visitor Booth Upper Main St, Rockport
Organization: Rockport Garden Club Fund Raiser
This year’s Coastal Gardens tour will feature ten gardens. Many of
these private gardens have never been open to the public. An expansive garden near the ocean will host the special events:
a luncheon and a sale of original artwork and note cards by local artists. Tickets for the garden tour are $20.00 in advance
before June 1; after June tickets are $25.00, all tickets are non-refundable. Beginning June 1 tickets will be sold
at Toad Hall Bookstore, 51 Main Street. They may be purchased in advance by calling 978-546-2896, 978-546-1638 or 978-546-5988
or online at email@example.com. On June 27, 28, and 29 tickets will be sold from 8:30 AM - 5 PM at the Chamber of Commerce Information Booth at Upper Main
Street and on June 28 and 29 at Barletta Park on the corner of Broadway and the Top of T Wharf. Tickets ordered before
June 17th can be mailed, please add a $1.50 postage and handling charge for each ticket. Proceeds from the garden tour help
to fund the planting and maintenance of Rockport’s twelve town gardens, various civic projects and several scholarships.
Keep the Beat Congenital Heart
Date: Sunday, June 30th at 9 a.m.
Location: Endicott Park, Danvers
Organization: It’s My Heart
On Sunday, June 30th, It’s My Heart will host a 5k walk, followed
by a family fun picnic at Endicott Park in Danvers. Fruit, Subs, Pizza, and other refreshments will be served up along with
many family fun activities including balloon art, face-painting, a reptile show, a photo party booth and more! This event
is a great way to meet new heart families. The free family picnic is open to all walkers and volunteers; however, register
and raise $25 by June 15th to receive your authentic walk T-Shirt.
Event: Keep the Beat Congenital Heart
Date: June 30th,2013 10:15 a.m.- 11:30 a.m.Location:
Endicott Park, DanversOrganization: It's My Heart The day's events will include a 1 or 2 mile or
5K Walk, followed by a family fun picnic with fresh fruit, subs, pizza, refreshments, snacks, and many family-fun activities
including balloon art, face-painting, a reptile show, a photo party booth, and more! The FREE family picnic is open to all
walkers and volunteers, but in order to receive your authentic Walk t-shirt, you must register and raise $25 by June 15, 2013.
All registered CHD participants will receive a FREE Walk t-shirt and a special participant medal, so don't forget to register
your heroes!! Registration starts at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 10:00 a.m. The Heart Hero’s Lap & Group Photo begins
at 10:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. The walk begins at 10:15 a.m. and the Family Picnic and Fun Day goes from 11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
For more information please call 781-771-7806 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Family Picnic Concert
Date: Sunday, June 30th, 4 p.m. -6 p.m.
Location: Lawn of the Historic Hall Haskell
House Gallery & Visitor Center
The Ipswich ReCreation and Culture along with the Ipswich Cultural Council Invite all to a Family Picnic Concert on
Sunday, June 30th from 4 – 6 p.m. The concert will be on the lawn of the Historic Hall Haskell House Gallery & Visitor Center
and feature the music of the Merrimack Valley Concert Band.
Erie Fire Association
No. 4, INC. Bingo Night
Thursday, July 18th, 6 p.m.
Location: The Erie Fire Association No. 4, Georgetown Bingo is coming soon! Erie 4’s next Bingo night will be held on Thursday, July 18th. Doors open at 6 p.m. and play beings
at 7 p.m. There will be 16 regular games. There is a $4 minimum admission for 6 cards and additional cards are 3 for $1. Four
“Special” games including two 50/50 games will conclude the night. There will be Free Coffee throughout the night.
The 9th Annual Reid’s Ride 28-Mile Bike-a-Thon
Date: Sunday, July 21, 6:30 a.m.
Location: Lynnfield High School
Reid’s Ride is a bicycling event to raise funds to fight
adolescents and young adults cancers. Reid’s Ride 28 mile bike-a-thon is on Sunday, July 21st. The Ride starts at Lynnfield High
School. Registration is at 6:30 a.m. and the ride starts at 7:30 a.m. The ride goes through Middleton, Danvers, Beverly,Manchester,
and end at Stage Fort Park in Gloucester. The route is well-marked and is supported by technical and safety chase teams from
Lyons Ambulance, Cape Ann Amateur Radio, Landry’s Bicycles and volunteer motorcycle escorts. The ride finishes at Stage
Fort Park with festivities, music, prizes, ice cream, and much more. The ride is organized by and for young adults. For more
information, visit www.reidsride.org.
Event: 9th Annual Reid’s Ride Bike-A-Thon Date: Sunday July 21st, 2013 starting at 7:30 a.m. (check-in/registration
at 6:30 a.m.)Location: Lynnfield High School to Stage
Fort Park in Gloucester Organization: Reid R. Sacco AYA
Cancer Fund Help support the Reid R. Sacco AYA Cancer
Fund in their fight against cancer in adolescents and young adults on July 21st by participating in the 9th
Annual Reid’s Ride Bike-A-Thon. Bike 28 miles from Lynnfield High School all the way to Stage Fort Park in Gloucester.
After the race join us for a BBQ reception and awards at the finish line at Stage Fort Park. Register online at www.ReidsRide.org. The Bike-A-Thon departs from Lynnfield High at 7:30 a.m. and check-in and registration opens at 6:30 a.m.
Event: 3rd Annual Christopher Cutler Rich Golf Tournament
Date: Monday, September 23rd
Location: Bass Rocks Golf
3rd Annual Christopher Cutler Rich Golf Tournament to benefit Cape Ann Animal Aid will take
place on September 23rd this year! This event has become a premier charity event, selling
out each year and raising funds for the Cape Ann Animal Aid. The tournament features a day of golf, followed by a catered
celebration dinner with awards, prizes and live auction.
Event: Dinner and a Runway Show Supporting Youth Education
Date: September 26th, 2013
Location: Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott Street, Danvers, MA
Organization: Catholic Charities North Catholic Charities North Fashion Forward for Education
Perfect ladies night out -- dinner and a runway show in support of education and training opportunities for young women
in Lynn. The show features fashions from Carlisle Collection, Giblees Menswear, Irresistibles, J. Mode and Revival Fashion
Consignment. The latest fashions and newest trends will be presented in womens and mens clothing as well as jewelry and accessories.
The Master of Ceremonies will be Kim Carrigan. Tickets cost $50 per person with VIP tables starting at
$300 and are available to purchase online at www.ccab.org/NorthFashionShow or by calling 781-593-2312. Purchase a ticket or table by July 1st for a free raffle chance at the door!
For more information please email email@example.com.
The Lighthouse Chapter of BNI Meeting
Date: Fridays, 7 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Location: Bass Rocks Golf Club in Gloucester
The Lighthouse Chapter of BNI meets weekly at Bass Rocks Golf Club
in Gloucester. Meetings are held Friday from 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Visitors are welcome. For more information or a reservation
to attend, please call Annalei Babson at 978-309-8450.
Event: Richard Avedon Exhibit
April 13th through July 31st, Tuesday - Saturday: 10-5, Sunday: 1-5
Location: Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover
In 1976, Rolling Stone Magazine asked photographer Richard Avedon to cover the
upcoming presidential primaries. Avedon rejected this idea, suggesting instead that he photograph the men and women who he
believed were the key figures in the leadership of the United States. The resulting series of 69 photographs, titled The Family,
create a vivid narrative about American politics and culture in a specific point in time.
Event: Norman Laliberte Exhibit
Dates: April 27th - June 2nd
Location: King Hooper Mansion, 8 Hooper Street, Marblehead, MA 01945
Organization: Marblehead Arts Association
Marblehead Arts Association presents Laliberte EXUBERANCE 2013: VARIED EXPRESSIONS
OF ARTIST, NORMAN LALIBERTE. This exhibit will run from April 27th until June 2nd. A renowned artist who is known to international
art collectors, Laliberte's large body of work encompasses prints, paintings, mixed media pieces, sculptures and books displayed
throughout all galleries of the historic King Hooper Mansion, in downtown Marblehead, Massachusetts.
American Rain Barrel Company
Date: Saturday, April 20th – May 7th
Location: Essex Transfer Station, Essex MA
The Town of Essex is
partnering with the Great American Rain Barrel Company in Hyde Park, MA to offer recycled rain barrels to residents as part
of a community wide conservation and sustainability program. The 2013 campaign will launch on Saturday, April 20th
at the transfer station. There, a rain barrel will be displayed and order forms will be available. Rain barrels will be delivered
to the parking lot behind the Police Station (24 Martin Street, next to town hall) on Wednesday, May 15th, from
5 – 7 p.m. The deadline for ordering is May 7th, 5:00 p.m. To take advantage of this offer, please visit
www.greatamerican barrel.com, click on “Shop Local Programs” and look for “Essex” or contact via email
at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone (800) 251-2352.
Event: Fresh Air
Fund Friendly Town Visit
July 11th through the 22nd
Location: North of Boston area
Fresh Air Fund
In 1877, The Fresh Air
Fund, an independent not-for-profit organization, was created with one simple mission to allow children living in low-income
communities to get away from hot, noisy city streets and enjoy free summer experiences in the country. Deborah Stephanides
is the Fresh Air Fund Chairperson for the North of Boston area and is looking for volunteer host families to open their homes
and hearts to a New York City youngster from July 11 until July 22 this summer. Children in the Fresh Air Fund program are
between the ages of six and twelve and are matched to your family’s needs and interests. Transportation is provided
and the Fresh Air Fund provides for any medical expenses for children without insurance. The Fund also provides liability
insurance for hosts. There are no financial requirements for hosting a child. Please consider opening your home and heart
to an inner city child this summer. A visit to the home of a warm and loving host family can make all the difference in the
world to an inner city child. Please call Debbie Stephanides at 978 744 8531 or visit freshair.org for more information.
Event: NMTW Community Credit Union Rock and
Jock Celebrity Softball Tournament with Milan Lucic
Date: Thursday August 22nd, 2013 doors open at 6 p.m.
Location: LeLacheur Park in Lowell, MA
Organization: NMTW Community Credit Union
Milan Lucic’s annual NMTW Rock and Jock Celebrity Softball Tournament will be held at
Le Lacheur Park on Thursday August 22nd. Purchase tickets online. General admission tickets are on sale for $10
and VIP tickets are on sale for $150. This fun event also includes an all-you-can-eat BBQ before the game, gift items, and
and a meet and greet with Milan Lucic himself! For VIP doors open at 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. for General Admission. For more information
please visit the Rock and Jock Softball website at www.rockandjocksoftball.org.
Event: Scrap Metal Continuous Collection
Location: Harry Ball Field, 410 Essex Street, Beverly
Organization: Beverly Little League
Scrap Metal Continuous Collection, the big container to collect all our scrap metal products is back
at Harry Ball Field, 410 Essex Street in Beverly. Recycle items like: aluminum siding, BBQ grills, ladders, hot water
heaters, electronic motors, fans, fire extinguishers, lawn mowers (no fluids) toasters, tools, baby strollers & more.
(PLEASE NO TELEVISIONS OR MONITORS). Do your spring cleaning then visit Harry Ball Field. This is a WIN- WIN! Recycle unwanted
items for free, reduce our city’s tipping costs and help the environment - all at the same time! Proceeds
raise funds for Beverly Little League too! For more info, please contact BLLs fundraising coordinator at Laurie.email@example.com or 508-527-5963. Thank you!
Event: Emergency Preparedness
Location: North Shore/Everywhere
Organization: Beverly Emergency Management Community
The Beverly Emergency
Management would like to remind the general public and the citizens of Beverly that now is the time to think about basic needs
you, your family, and your pets will need in advance of an emergency. How will you communicate, what supplies will you need
to keep in your home, car or office. The more you know about what to do in an emergency, the more confident and secure you
will feel in your abilities through a disaster. Be prepared: assemble an emergency supply kit, make your emergency plans,
stay informed, and get involved in helping your family, your business, and your community be ready for emergencies.
Event: Free & Confidential Business Counseling
Date: 2nd Tuesday of Every Month
Location: Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce
The Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce now offers FREE and Confidential small business
counseling on the 2nd Tuesday of each month to help you raise capital, start or grow your business, here in Massachusetts.
Appointments in Peabody with a representative from the Small Business Development Center at Salem State College are scheduled
on a first come, first serve basis between 9 AM and 1:30 PM. Call 978-531-0384 today to schedule yours!
Event: Peabody Rotary Meetings/Book Sale
Date: Every Thursday morning - 7:30 a.m.
Locatoin: Red's Kitchen and Tavern, Route 1 Northbound in Peabody
Peabody Rotary meets every Thursday morning at 7:30 a.m..
Currently, they are selling the Entertainment Books for $30 each. These books contain coupons for local and national restaurants,
entertainment venues, retail stores, and much more. The purchaser will save more than the $30 cost. The proceeds benefit the
Rotary who in turn helps out the community in many ways. For information about Peabody Rotary, go to www.rotarypeabody.org
or for membership information, contact Membership Chair Martha Holden at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday Polo Matches
Date: Every Sunday, June through September
at 3 p.m.
Bay Road, South Hamilton
Myopia Polo Club
Club is celebrating its 125th year of polo. The season is packed with events, including the Governor’s Cup, ECTA Cup, and Harvard
vs. Yale. Check out their website at Myopiapolo.org for a schedule of events and details.Event: Ipswich Museum
Date: Various events throughout the month
Location: 54 Sount Main Street, Ipswich, MA
Visit the Ipswich Museum for special brown bag lunch events, lectures, and walking tours throughout the
month. Details of all events are online at www.ipswichmuseum.org.
Event: Free Small Business Counseling
Date: 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month
Location: 33 Commercial Street, Gloucester
Organization: Cape Ann Chamber
Free small business counseling is offered at the Cape Ann Chamber's 33 Commercial
Street office in Gloucester on the first and third Thursdays of each month. Anyone who is considering starting a business
or has questions about an aspect of their current business is invited to make an appointment to meet with a representative
from the Small Business Development Center of Salem State College at the chamber office. This is the twenty-fourth year
that the Chamber has offered this service to area firms and prospective new business owners; and over 7,400 business-people
have taken advantage of this service. Call the Chamber office at 978-283-1601 or email info@CapeAnnChamber.com for an
Event: Free Hypnotherapy
Location: Salem Hospital
Organization: Salem Hospital
Salem Hospital is offering free smoking cessation treatment using a combination of hypnosis
and “the patch” to qualified candidates. To find out if you’re eligible to participate, or to learn
more about HYPQUIT, call study coordinator Joanne Rowley, MS, RN-CS at 978-745-4391 ext. 247.
Event: Membership Drive
Location: Bessom Street, Lynn, MA
Order of the Sons of Italy
The Order of
the Sons of Italy in America/Santa Famiglia Lodge #2834 located in Lynn is currently conducting a membership drive. Its missions
include: encouraging the study of Italian language/culture in American schools and universities; preserving Italian American
traditions, culture, history and heritage; promoting closer cultural relations between the United States and Italy. OSIA/Santa
Famiglia #2834 is for people of any gender, age, religion and profession. You don't even have to be Italian to join! Whether
you are of Italian heritage or simply have a love for things Italian, OSIA welcomes you as a member. If you are interested
in helping out not only the Sons of Italy in America but also your local community as well, please contact Frank R. Iacono,
Financial Secretary, Santa Famiglia Lodge #2834 at 617-240-6055 and leave your name and message. AVANTI/Come in one and all!
Event: Fellowship Soup
Date: Every Saturday 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: Gloucester United Methodist Church, 436 Washington St., Gloucester
The Gloucester United Methodist Church invites you to
join them every Saturday for their community outreach program, Fellowship Soup. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Fellowship Soup gives
you the opportunity to share a free meal and enjoy the company of others in the community. Call 978-281-1040 or email email@example.com
for more information.
Cares for the Community
Cranney Home Services
Cranney Home Services
is donating $1,000 per month to local non-profit organizations nominated by residents of the North Shore and surrounding areas.
The only requirement is that the charity has 503-C IRS status. Please visit www.cranneyhomeservices.com to nominate
the charity of your choice. A random drawing will occur on the last day of each month. Winners will be announced
on the company’s web site, their Facebook page, in their newsletter and in local news publications.
Designing Your Own Daily Meditation Practice
A course in Meditation, Beverly, is offering free talks to groups and organizations. Discover
how meditation can help reduce and manage stress effectively, develop concentration, improve calmness, lower blood pressure,
anxiety, and develop a sense of overall peacefulness and well being. To schedule a free talk for your group or organization,
Event: Y for All
Location: Any YMCA
YMCA believes the all kids deserve a chance to learn, discover, and succeed. With your help, the YMCA is doing just that,
helping those who truly need and deserve the community's support. The Y For All campaign raises money for children and families
who are in need of YMCA programs and services, but are unable to afford them. Such services include childcare, early learning
education, youth and teen programming, unemployment relief and affordable housing. By donating, the Y uses your gift to make
a meaningful, enduring impact right in your own neighborhood. For more information, visit www.WhatAboutYou.org or call 978-927-6855.