EVENTS AROUND TOWN

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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

Marblehead Little Theatre is hosting “A Night With the Super Stars” — a one-night-only preview of the vast talent of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR’s cast members as they perform their own favorite vocal selections drawn from a variety of genres. Following the performance, audience members will have a chance to meet and mingle with the actors who will be portraying Jesus, Judas, Mary, Peter, Herod, Caiaphas, Soul Sisters, Priests and members of the ensemble and to hob-knob with the producers, director, musical director, choreographer, stage manager, and production designers. In cabaret style, light refreshments will be available for purchase during & after the show.

Mar 24th: 3pm – 4:30pm

Question Bernd!

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

Knotted Jewelry

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

The Bordellos

Americana rock, blues & country music at Wick’s Restaurant

Mar 29 @ 8pm

Dom Flemons

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

Spontaneous Play

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

The Power of Body Language

Please join the Marblehead Business Referral Network (MBRN) for their annual Spring Networking Social and Business Speaker Series. Speaker Juliet Gil, Body Language Expert and Owner of Nonverbally Speaking, LLC. will be presenting on The Power of Body Language: How to Use it to Your Advantage. You may be surprised that the majority of our communication is actually nonverbal. Learn how to send messages that match your intentions. Tickets: $20 in advance/$25 at door. Appetizers and cash bar will be available.

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