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Community Calendar: Monday, April 29 — Sunday, May 5

The Community Calendar runs every Monday and covers the week from Monday through the following Sunday. Items for the Community Calendar can be sent to calendar@itemlive.com. Please include the town, type of event (education, entertainment, municipal), place and time of event.

 

LYNN

Monday, April 29

Education

First-Time Home Buyers Class at Lynn Housing Authority & Neighborhood Development, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Entertainment

Vintage Neon & Street Art Tour with Beyond Walls, 7-9 p.m.

Cathartic Vibes with Shalom Open Mic, 7-10:30 p.m.

Karaoke Night at Lazy Dog Sports Bar, 9:30 p.m.

Tuesday, April 30

Education

Take Back the Night at City Hall and Lynn Museum, 6-8:30 p.m.

Entertainment

Mural Painting with Lynn Tech students at LynnArts, 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Culture Council at Lynn City Hall, 6-6:30 p.m.

LPS Jazz Band Showcase at Lynn Auditorium, 7-9 p.m.

Trivia at Lazy Dog Sports Bar, 8 p.m.

Wednesday, May 1

Entertainment

Story Time with Miss Sue at Lynn Public Library, 9:30 a.m.

Lynn Public Schools All City Art Exhibit, LynnArts, 4-6:30 p.m.

Lynn Community Television Open House 5-8 p.m.

Artist Pop-Up at Bent Water Brewing 6-10 p.m.

Speak Up Open Mic at Walnut Street Cafe, 7:30-10:30 p.m.

Thursday, May 2

Entertainment

Adult Coloring Time at Lynn Public Library, 10:30 a.m.

Lynn Public Schools All City Art Exhibit, LynnArts, 4-6:30 p.m.

Life Drawing at Pick Up Modern & More, 6-9 p.m.

Artist of the Month featuring Joe and Carolyn, 7:30-10:30 p.m.

Karaoke at Brandy Barrel Pub, 9 p.m.

Municipal

School Committee meeting at Lynn Public Schools administration building, 100 Bennett St., 6:45 p.m.

Friday, May 3

Entertainment

Story Time with Miss Lucy at Lynn Public Library, 10 a.m.

Lynn Public Schools All City Art Exhibit, LynnArts, 4-6:30 p.m.

Acoustic Fridays at Bent Water Brewing Company, 6 p.m.

Lynn de Noche with Lynn Walking Shoe Tours, 6-7 p.m.

Pictures in Stone Photo Transfer Onto Slate at OASIS, 7-9 p.m.

Brit Floyd: 40 Years on the Wall, Lynn Auditorium, 8 p.m.

Micadelic at Bent Water Brewing Company, 9 p.m.

Karaoke at Brandy Barrel Pub, 9 p.m.

Saturday, May 4

Entertainment

Spring Craft Fair at First Church of Christ in Lynn, 9 a.m-2 p.m.

Pioneers Throughout History with Lynn Walking Shoe Tours, 10 a.m.-noon

Letterpress Printmaking at Raw Art Works, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Tales from the Hall at Grand Army of the Republic, 2-4 p.m.

The Mark Cataldo Trio at Walnut Street Cafe, 8-11 p.m.

Live Music Saturdays at Bent Water Brewing Company, 8:30 p.m.

Karaoke at Brandy Barrel Pub, 9 p.m.

Municipal

Dumpster Day, Department of Public Works, 250 Commercial St., 7 a.m.-2 p.m.

Sunday, May 5

Entertainment

Trolley for Pioneers with Lynn Walking Shoe Tours 1-3 p.m.

NYC Comedy at Bent Water Brewing Company, 7 p.m.

David Leblanc at Walnut Street Cafe, 7:30-10 p.m.

 

LYNNFIELD

Monday, April 29

Municipal

Library closes at 6:30 p.m. for Town Meeting

Finance Committee, Lynnfield Middle School, Room 111, 6 p.m.

School Committee,  Lynnfield Middle School, 6:30 p.m.

Town Meeting, Lynnfield Middle School, registration 6 p.m., meeting at 7.

Tuesday, April 30

Education

High School council meeting, 275 Essex St., 2:45 p.m.

Entertainment

Lynnfield Idol semi-finals, high school, 275 Essex St., 6-9 p.m.

Wednesday, May 1

Education

Noon early school release

Municipal

Lynnfield Tree Committee, Town Hall,  7 p.m.

Thursday, May 2

Education

Therapeutic riding information session — learn how horses change lives. Library, 18 Summer St., 7-8 p.m.

Breakfast and conversation, Wakefield Lynnfield Chamber of Commerce, Brothers Deli, Main Street, Wakefield, 8-9:30 a.m.

Entertainment

Lynnfield Senior Center, Parkinson’s Support Group: Join us monthly to discuss

coping mechanisms for those living with Parkinson’s. Presented by Kim Arouth from Additional Care, Sign up, 781-598-1078, 10 a.m.

Lynnfield Senior Center, Turning 65? Now that you are turning 65 and possibly

retiring, are you confused about Medicare and all of the choices you need to make?  Come have all of your questions answered by Heather Hurd of BC/BS. Sign up, 781-598-1078, 12:30 p.m.

Lynnfield Senior Center, Veterans Coffee Social: Join Tom Moran, Veteran’s Liaison from Compassionate Care Hospice, for coffee & conversation. Tom can direct you to further help if necessary. Free to all vets and spouses welcome,  Sign up, 781-598-1078, 12:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 4

Education

SATs, high school, 275 Essex St.

 

NAHANT  

Monday, April 29

Municipal

Spring leaf pickup, curbside, 7 a.m.

Wednesday, May 1

Education

Storytime, Nahant Library,  10:30-11:15 a.m.

Municipal

Nahant Veterans’ Mobile Food Market, Town Hall, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Friday, May 3

Entertainment

Nahant Community Breakfast, free and all are welcome. Nahant Village Church, 27 Cliff Street, 8-9 a.m.

Meet our New Minister, Rev. Megan Snell. Learn about her journey to ministry, her current doctoral work, and her interests and aspirations, Nahant Village Church, 8-9 a.m.

Saturday, May 4

Entertainment

Derby Day Party, Nahant Veterans Association At NLSS, 2-8 p.m.

A Tribute to Bill Merrill, Ellingwood Concert, Ellingwood Chapel, 8 p.m.

Municipal

Spring Boat Launch Day One, Tudor Wharf

 

PEABODY

Tuesday, April 30

Education

North Shore Home School Community Garden Group, South branch library, 78 Lynn St., 1:30-3:30 p.m.

English conversation circle providing non-native English-speaking adults a chance to practice the language in a relaxed setting. Main library, 82 Main St., 3rd floor conference room. Registration required, call 978 531 0100, ext. 38. 5-6 p.m.

Wednesday, May 1

Education

Adult loss of parent group, library, 82 Main St., second floor, 7-8:30 p.m.

Entertainment

“The Scarlet Letter” discussion series: a four-week discussion on Nathaniel Hawthorne’s classic. Books available on a first-come, first-served basis. Library, 82 Main St., Sutton room. 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Thursday, May 2

Education

Real Talk, Real Moms – join Peabody native Jessica Luque in discussing the joys and hardships of being a mom. Attendees urged to arrange childcare so that the hour can focus on mothers. South branch library, 78 Lynn St., 7:30-8:30 p.m.

Entertainment

Peabody Garden Club and Salem Garden club join together to present Tips, Tricks, and Trade Secrets. Deborah Trickett, owner of The Captured Garden will present a Power Point presentation at Community Life Center, 401 Bridge Street, Salem. Open meeting, $5 guest fee. For more information contact co-presidents: MaryEllen at 978-531-9332 or Tina at 978-532-2317, 7 p.m.

Saturday, May 4

Entertainment

PILCON 2019 featuring professional artist panels and crafts, games, comic books and trivia. Library teen room, 82 Main St., 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

 

SAUGUS

Wednesday, May 1

Entertainment

Cooking with Don Doward, Saugus Public Library, 6-7:45 p.m.

Thursday, May 2

Education

Safety workshop for kids, Saugus Public Library in the Craft room, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Friday, May 3

Entertainment

Theatre Company of Saugus presents Steel Magnolias, Saugus American Legion Post, 210, 44 Taylor St. 8 p.m.

Saturday, May 4

Entertainment

Theatre Company of Saugus presents Steel Magnolias, Special Event Night, Saugus American Legion Post, 210, 44 Taylor St. 8 p.m.

Sunday, May 5

Entertainment

Theatre Company of Saugus presents Steel Magnolias, Saugus American Legion Post, 210, 44 Taylor St., 2 p.m.

Classical Music Gruppetto Trio, Saugus Public Library, in the Community Room, 2-3 p.m.

 

SWAMPSCOTT

Monday, April 29

Entertainment

CFCE provides a parent-child playgroup at 89 Burrill St., 10-11:30 a.m.

Preschool story time with stories, songs, finger plays, and action rhymes for children aged 3-5 at the public library, 10:30-11 a.m.

No Knead Bread Making class at the public library, 7-8 p.m.

Food for Thought Cookbook Club at the public library, 7-8:30 p.m.

EveryBody, lynegar inspired, Yoga with Stacie Nardizzi at 89 Burrill St., 7:15-8:20 p.m.

Municipal

School Building Committee meeting at the middle school, 6:30-9 p.m.

Finance Committee meeting at Town Hall, 7 p.m.

Tuesday, April 30

Entertainment

Popular Titles Book Group discussing “Pachinko” by Min Jin Lee at the public library, 7-8 p.m.

Municipal

Town Election, 7 a.m.-8 p.m.

Wednesday, May 1

Entertainment

Caregiver & Me dance class at 89 Burrill St., 9:30-10 a.m.

Creative Movement and Ballet dance class at 89 Burrill St., 10:15-11 a.m.

Toddler Story Time with story and song for children aged 1-3 at the public library, 10:30-11 a.m.

Municipal

Board of Selectmen meeting at the high school, 7 p.m.

Finance Committee meeting at Town Hall, 7 p.m.

Thursday, May 2

Entertainment

CFCE provides a parent-child playgroup at 89 Burrill St., 10-11:30 a.m.

Municipal

Conservation Commission meeting at the police station, 7:30 p.m.

Friday, May 3

Entertainment

Silly Sounds Storytime with music and movement at the public library, 10:15-11:15 a.m.

Swampscott Arts Association Opening Reception at 89 Burrill St., 7-9 p.m.

Saturday, May 4

Entertainment

Beginner Mosaics class at 89 Burrill St., 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Hands on Tech Series Hummingbird Robotics with Ed Robinson at the public library, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Swampscott Arts Association Gallery Hours at 89 Burrill St., 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Parent-Child workshop for papermaking at 89 Burrill St., 3:30-5 p.m.

Sunday, May 5

Entertainment

Swampscott Arts Association Gallery Hours at 89 Burrill St., 1-3 p.m.

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