SOUNDS OF PEABODY
The Peabody Institute Library (82 Main St.) will be hosting the following events:
Monday Morning Fun will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Nov. 26. Registration is required as space is limited.
The Northeast Chapter of Voter Choice Massachusetts will be hosting its next meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 27 at the South Branch Library (78 Lynn St.).
After School LEGO Free Time will be held at 5 p.m. on Nov. 28. Registration is required as space is limited.
The Winter Wreath Workshop will be held at 6 p.m. on Nov. 29 at the West Branch Library (603 Lowell St.). Tickets are $50.
Mayor Edward Bettencourt recently announced that this year’s City Hall Christmas tree was grown and nurtured in Peabody by a former Center School student and his family. Peabody resident Stephen Whittier is donating a Blue Spruce tree, which his son brought home from the Center School on Arbor Day 30 years ago. The tree was planted in the Whittier’s front yard in 1988 and will adorn City Hall’s front lawn in 2018.
Whitcomb Tree Service donated its crane and services to remove the tree from Whittier’s yard and bring it to City Hall (24 Lowell St.). The spruce will be decorated by Nov. 22, in time for the Holiday Stroll and annual Tree Lighting Ceremony on Nov. 24.
Sugar Me Sweet Events will be hosting the Small Business Saturday Marketplace from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on Nov. 24 at the AOH Club (58 Lowell 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Curbside leaf collection is scheduled for the weeks of Nov. 26 and Dec. 3.
The Peabody Education Foundation will be hosting a fundraiser from 6-9 p.m. on Nov. 26 at Stonewood Tavern (139 Lynnfield 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 Nov. 29 at Burtons Grill (210 Andover St.).
Higgins Middle School (85 Perkins St.) will be hosting its 16th annual Craft Fair from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Dec. 1.
Brooksby Farm (54 Felton St.) will be hosting its Holiday Open House at noon on Dec. 1-2.
Mayor Edward Bettencourt and the Concert Committee will be hosting A White Christmas, featuring the Hillyer Festival Orchestra, on at 6:00 p.m. on Dec. 1-2 at City Hall (24 Lowell St.). For tickets, call Mary Bellavance in the Mayor’s Office at 978-538-5704.
Bishop Fenwick High School (99 Margin St.) will be hosting its Christmas Craft and Vendor Fair from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Dec. 2.
The Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its Holiday Member Reception from 5:30-8 p.m. on Dec. 4 at the Wylie Inn and Conference Center at Endicott College (295 Hale St. in Beverly).
St. Ann’s Church (140 Lynn St.) will be hosting a blood drive from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Dec. 9 in honor of Thomas Ritchie. Photo identification is required for all donors.
Create and Escape (71 Main St.) will be hosting a Holiday Open House from 5-7 p.m. on Dec. 10.
The Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its next Power Up! session from 7:30-9 a.m. on Dec. 11 at the Ferncroft Country Club (10 Village Rd. in Middleton).
The Peabody Holiday Torch Run will be held at 9 a.m. on Dec. 20 at Analogic Corporation (8 Centennial Dr.). Runners can register at https://specialolympicsma.donordrive.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.event&eventID=511.
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.