October 19 2018,  Peabody

Sounds of Peabody

Sounds of Peabody

 

The City Council is seeking volunteers to serve on the Charter Review Committee. If you are interested in serving, please send a letter of interest to the City Clerk with your name, address and contact information, including a primary phone number and email address, a brief background summary of yourself and references. Please feel free to call the City Clerk’s Office with any questions.

 

The Peabody Institute Library (82 Main St.) will be hosting the following events:

Family LEGO Saturdays will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Oct. 20 and Nov. 17. Registration is required as space is limited.

Monday Morning Fun will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Oct. 22, Oct. 29, Nov. 5, Nov. 19 and Nov. 26. Registration is required as space is limited.

PC Troubleshooting will be held at 6 p.m. on Oct. 22. Registration is required as space is limited.

Baby Story Time will be held at 10 a.m. on Oct. 23, Nov. 6 and Nov. 20. The program will also be offered at 10 a.m. at the South Branch Library (78 Lynn St.) on Oct. 30 and Nov. 13. Registration is recommended, but not required.

Toddler Story Time will be held at 11 a.m. on Oct. 23, Nov. 6 and Nov. 20. The program will also be offered at 11 a.m. at the South Branch Library (78 Lynn St.) on Oct. 30 and Nov. 13. Registration is recommended, but not required.

Dr. Theodore Theoharis of the Harvard University Extension School will begin his four-part discussion series of Mark Twain’s “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” at 11 a.m. on Oct. 24.

After School LEGO Free Time will be held at 5 p.m. on Oct. 24 and Nov. 28. Registration is required as space is limited.

Sensory Story Time will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursdays until Nov. 8. The program is designed for children between 18 months and five years of age. Registration is required as space is limited.

Drop-In Crafting Fun will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Oct. 25, Nov. 8 and Nov. 15.

Professor Frank Morris of the University of Massachusetts at Lowell will be presenting “Baseball as American Culture” at 7 p.m. on Oct. 29. Registration is required as space is limited.

The New England Chamber Players Concert will be held at 7 p.m. on Nov. 5. Registration is required as space is limited.

Family Story Time will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Nov. 10. Registration for the program is recommended, but not required.

Fall Family Game Night will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Nov. 15 at the South Branch Library (78 Lynn St.). Registration is required as space is limited.

 

The Halloween Monster Mash that was scheduled for Oct. 19 has been cancelled due to a lack of ticket sales.

The second annual Senior Appreciation Concert will be held at 10 a.m. on Oct. 20 at Higgins Middle School (85 Perkins St.).

The Recreation Department will be hosting its Trunk or Treat event from 3:30-5:30 p.m. on Oct. 20 at Higgins Middle School (85 Perkins St.). Trunk applications are available at https://peabodyma.myrec.com/documents/trunk_or_treat_application.pdf. (Please note: The deadline date [which is at the bottom of the application form] for mailing or emailing an application is Oct. 16.)

Early voting will be held from Oct. 22-Nov. 2 at City Hall (24 Lowell St.), the West Branch Library (603 Lowell St.) and the Senior Center (75R Central St.).

The Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its next Business Studio Workshop from 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on Oct. 25 at Bancroft & Co. (210 Andover St.).

Free Flu Shots will be available from 3-6 p.m. on Oct. 25 at City Hall (24 Lowell St.).

Peabody Main Streets will be hosting Nightmare on Main Street from 3:30-7 p.m. on Oct. 25.

Bonkers Funhouse (535 Lowell St.) will be hosting its Halloween Kids Glow Costume Party from 5:30-9:30 p.m. on Oct. 26. Tickets are $15 before Oct. 23 and will be $25 thereafter. Tickets can be purchased at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bonkers-halloween-kids-glow-costume-party-tickets-50417691673?aff=efbeventtix#tickets.

The Citizens Inn Gala Raising the Roof will be held from 6-10 p.m. on Oct. 26 at Danversport (161 Elliott St. in Danvers). Randy Price of WCVB Channel 5 will be the master of ceremonies.

The third annual Autumn’s Trick or Treat and Shop Fundraiser will be held from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on Oct. 27 at Brooksby Farm (54 Felton St.). All proceeds will benefit the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Boston Children’s Hospital.

The McVann O’Keefe Memorial Skating Rink (511 Lowell St.) will be hosting a Halloween Skating Party from 2:10-3:40 p.m. on Oct. 28.

Curbside leaf collection is scheduled for the weeks of Oct. 29, Nov. 12, Nov. 26 and Dec. 3.

Free Flu Shots will be available from 4-6 p.m. on Nov. 1 at the Peabody Municipal Light Plant (201 Warren St. Ext.).

The Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its 87th annual Business Awards Dinner from 5-8:30 p.m. on Nov. 1 at the Doubletree Hotel (50 Ferncroft Rd. in Danvers). Tickets are $65 before Oct. 26 and $75 thereafter.

The Reid R. Sacco AYA Cancer Alliance will be hosting the first annual Fall into the Holidays event from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Nov. 4 at Danversport (161 Elliott St. in Danvers). Tickets are $55 and can be purchased at https://www.cancerinyoungadults.org/ayaholiday.

Tax expert Cynthia Brandt will be hosting a seminar on the new tax law from 4-7 p.m. on Nov. 8 at Springhill Suites (43 Newbury St.) RSVP by Nov. 1 to cbrandt@cabrandt.com.

The Peabody Veterans Day Breakfast will be held from 8:30-11:30 a.m. on Nov. 11 at City Hall (24 Lowell St.).

The fifth annual Colton Buckley 5K will be held at 10 a.m. on Nov. 11 at the AOH Club (58 Lowell St.). Registration is available online at http://www.northshoretimingonline.com/reglive2017.aspx?eventyear_id=1499. Online registration will close at noon on Nov. 9. Proceeds will benefit the Citizens Inn Haven from Hunger.

The Torigian Family YMCA will be hosting the LiveSTRONG at the Y Half Marathon at 9 a.m. on Nov. 17 at Lt. Ross Park (23 Johnson St.).

Peabody Main Streets will be hosting the Holiday Stroll and Tree Lighting from 1-5 p.m. on Nov. 24 at City Hall (24 Lowell St.).

The Don Bosco Technical High School Reunion will be held from 5-9 p.m. on Nov. 24 at the Norwood Elks Lodge (152 Winslow Ave. in Norwood). A Memorial Mass will be held at 4 p.m. The cost is $47. For additional information, contact James Hager at dbtreunion@gmail.com.

The McVann O’Keefe Memorial Skating Rink (511 Lowell St.) will be hosting Skate with Santa from 2:10-3:40 p.m. on Dec. 23.