EVENTS AROUND TOWN
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Do you have an event in Marblehead coming up? If so, send us the information so we can post the details on our website and put in our Marblehead Mondays newsletter – DiscoverMHD@gmail.com
Mar 19th: 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Earrings – Fancy & Simple
Make your own stunning party earrings with a few simple supplies; wire, beads and earring hooks. No prior experience is needed. Students will start with simple drop earrings, proceed to briolette drops and make a final pair of chandelier earrings. $25 + Materials. Location: EOS Designs Studio.
Mar 19th @ 7pm
What Does it Mean to be Addicted?
Join us for a candid discussion on what addiction is, how drugs and alcohol affect teen and young adult brain development and chemistry, why “just say no” isn’t enough and more. This event is FREE and open to the public. Light refreshments and conversation will follow the program. Location: Abbot Public Library (235 Pleasant St.)
Mar 20th: 12:00pm – 5:30pm
Happy Spring Celebration at Mud Puddle Toys
Come celebrate the first day of spring with Mud Puddle Toys! Say your farewells and take those last selfies with Mrs. Giraffe as she will be headed to greener pastures. Meet “yet to be named” Flamingo. Celebration cake will be served.
Mar 21st: 12pm – 1pm
Genealogy Workshop Brown Bag Lunch
Bring your lunch and hear about some ways Marblehead Museum can help you in your genealogical searches. Also, hear about some free and easy online resources to help get you started. $10/members and $15/nonmembers.
Mar 21st: 5pm – 7pm
Ribbon Cutting at Sagan Harborside Sotheby’s International Realty
The Marblehead Chamber welcomes the community to celebrate the opening of Sagan Harborside Sotheby’s International Realty’s new office at 1 Essex Street. Local residents and business owners are invited to stop by to observe this move with light refreshments and special raffles.
Mar 21st @ 7pm
Contemporary Art & Sip
Ever wanted to understand more about contemporary works from the Venice Biennale, Documenta and other international art exhibits and venues? MAA Art Instructor and Gallery Associate, Tereza Swanda will lead the discussion. Come review much of contemporary art today, get inspired and question what is art? This informal lecture is open to anyone interested in art history, art appreciation or contemporary visual expression. Light refreshments are included.
Mar 21st: 7pm – 9pm
Caregiver’s Meeting at Old North Church
Communication is more than just talking and listening – it’s also about sending and receiving messages through attitude, tone of voice, facial expressions and body language. As people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias progress in their journey and the ability to use words is lost, families need new ways to connect. Join us to explore how communication takes place when someone has Alzheimer’s, learn to decode the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone with dementia, and identify strategies to help you connect and communicate at each stage. Please RSVP – 781-631-1244.
Mar 22nd: 11am – 12:30pm
JCCNS Lunch & Learn
Join Izzi Abrams for a talk on Hollywood’s portrayal of the American Jewish experience. She will focus on films with Jewish themes and characters such as Gentleman’s Agreement, Crossing Delancey, and Annie Hall, and examine the ways in which these films reflect the Jewish struggle to adapt to mainstream American life.
Mar 22nd @ 8pm
The Barefoot Movement
The Barefoot Movement has been hailed as one of the most promising bands on the bluegrass scene. You’ll get to see them at the me&thee coffeehouse on Friday, March 22. Their music is heartfelt, energetic and down home.
Mar 23 @ 10am
Big Toe Plunge
Help eradicate polio by participating in the Big Toe Plunge at Devereux Beach in Marblehead. The Big Toe Plunge is hosted by the Rotary Club of Marblehead Harbor.
Mar 23: 1pm – 4pm
Zen-Doodle with Tracy Finn
Looking for some mindfulness in a stressful world? Join us for a relaxing afternoon doodling your way to a calmer mind. Zen-Doodling is a fun alternative to meditation, achieving many of the same benefits. No drawing experience or “talent” is necessary. You will be amazed at the results you’ll achieve with simple pattern repetition. Try it and you may find yourself doodling your way to happiness! Class size limited to 6 students. Fee: $50, includes supplies.
Mar 23rd @ 8pm
Jesus Christ Superstar Cast Cabaret
Mar 24th: 3pm – 4:30pm
Bernd Haussmann, guest curator and internationally known artist, likes to pose questions…What will he ask next? Artists and art lovers are invited to join in this guided discussion to delve deeper into the creative process, the meaning of art, and the intention required to stay open, vulnerable and gutsy in what we publicly share with our art. FREE and open to all! Feel free to bring nibbles and refreshments to share.
Mar 25th & 26th: 4pm – 5:30pm
Community Roots Garden Cleanup
The SPUR Community Roots garden was established in 2016 to grow fresh produce to benefit area food pantries and community programs. The SPUR Community Roots garden cleanup at St. Andrew’s is on March 25th & 26th from 4pm – 5:30pm.
Mar 26th: 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Students will learn how to properly knot cording between beads, making either a spaced or continuous bead necklace or knotted bracelet. They may choose traditional silk style knotting or knotting w/large hole beads & leather. $25+ Materials.
Mar 27th: 9:30am – 12:30pm
Adventures in Watercolor with Elaine C. Daly
Accomplished painter, Elaine Caliri Daly, will teach a new 5 session watercolor painting class which will include working with the elements of design and experimenting with different techniques. There will be individual attention and group critiques. Still life setups will be provided. Come and enjoy some color, fun and play! All levels welcome.
Mar 27th: 9:30am – 12pm
Sew Good Together
Creating pillowcases for the annual SPUR Holiday Cheer Drive.
Mar 28th: 4pm – 7pm
The LUX Life – Wine Tasting
BZ Presents: The Lux Life. Twenty-eight Wines, Five Tables, One DeLUX Night. Join Shubie’s as they welcome LUX Wines, importer of fine wines, for an unforgettable evening featuring wines from seven of Italy’s most esteemed winemaking families. This wine tasting event is FREE and is being held at Shubie’s.
Mar 29th @ 8pm
Americana rock, blues & country music at Wick’s Restaurant
Mar 29 @ 8pm
Me & Thee Coffeehouse welcomes two-time Grammy-award nominated artist Dom Flemons on March 29th. He was the co-founder of the Carolina Chocolate Drops, winners of one of those aforementioned Grammys for Best Traditional Folk album in 2010. Dom’s latest album, Black Cowboys, was nominated in 2019. For the past couple of years Dom has been traveling the world playing his unique takes on traditional folk music.
Mar 30: 10am – 12:30pm
Come experience the fun of dramatic improvisation! Our own lives are improvised works of art; This workshop will help us celebrate the unknown through theatre games and exercises designed to help us be more creative and spontaneous. We’ll literally shake off the winter blues and get active with our bodies, voices, and imaginations – all within a safe and collaborative setting. We’ll assume “roles” and play. We’ll imagine scenarios and bring them to life. We’ll connect with each other and have a good time! This workshop is also perfect for improving interpersonal, public speaking, listening skills.
Mar 30th: 10am – 12:30pm
Kumihimo Beaded Edge Bracelace
What is a braclace? It’s a versatile wrap style bracelet that can also be worn as a necklace. This class is offered as part of our continuing Kumihimo series. Students will learn how to use fine and medium weight cords and create a double beaded edge cord with woven center. No prior Kumihimo experience is needed. $35 + Materials
Mar 30: 10:30am – 12pm
Methods and Materials Interactive Demo
Solo exhibitor, Amy Hourihan, will lead an interactive demo of her methods and materials used in the work of her show titled, “Cloud Atlas”. There will be opportunities for attendees to experiment and paticipate with some of her process. Amy is a member of the MAA as well as the Monotype Guild of New England. She has studied printmaking with Boston artists, Joel Janowitz and Julia Talcott.
Mar 30th @ 1pm
SPUR Enrichment Workshop
SPUR’s service learning enrichment workshops are designed for youth between the ages of 4-11 and are approximately 45 min. in duration. These workshops complement volunteer activities and provide an age appropriate space for reflection and learning. The upcoming workshop is focused on Stewardship – what does it mean to be a steward, take care of something/someone/the environment, with reflection and creation of an action plan in May (as a family).
Mar 30 @ 7pm
Cods in Bloom Auction
The Old North Church Cods in Bloom Auction is on Saturday, 3/30 from 7–10pm at the Gerry 5, 210 Beacon Street in Marblehead. Tickets are $25 per person which includes food, a cash-only bar, entertainment by the a cappella groups Luminescence and Jewel Tones and the chance to bid on great Live and Silent Auction items as well as purchase Service Center offerings.
Mar 30th @ 8pm
The Brian Maes Band
Classic rock music at Wick’s Restaurant
April 4th @ 5:30pm