EVENTS AROUND TOWN

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Apr 19th: 7pm – 8:30pm

Conversations on Race: Building Tolerance & Inclusivity

This event is cosponsored by the Abbot Public Library and the Marblehead Racial Justice Team, who are excited to host this workshop presented by SkillsUSA Lynn Tech. Talented students from the SkillsUSA program describe tolerance and inclusivity and how to build them in our community.They will also lead activities in breakout rooms about how to apply these important concepts.

April 20th – 23rd

Basketball Clinic

Join varsity basketball coaches Moran & Giardi for an outdoor basketball clinic! Your child (grades 2nd – 8th) will work with the coaches in a small group to improve your shooting, ball handling, agility, and conditioning at Seaside Park Basketball Courts. The Marblehead Recreation & Parks Department look forward to seeing you on the court!

Apr 20th @ 6pm

Cook & Garden with Love

Come learn about a new direction in gardening. We will share the principles behind vertical aeroponic gardening and use what we grow in our recipes that we will be cooking together. Register on eventbrite. Free event. 6-7pm Tuesday April 20th. Click below to register.

Apr 22nd: 12pm – 1pm

PPP Forgiveness

Join the Marblehead Chamber of Commerce for their next workshop with Daniel Martiniello with the Small Business Administation via Zoom. The topic is PPP Forgiveness and the event is FREE. Please RSVP to andrew@thechristensenlawfirm.com for Zoom Link.

Apr 22nd @ 7pm

Marblehead Street Scenes, Businesses & Buildings

Join the Marblehead Museum for an evening of images with Marbleheader, Dan Dixey. These images are new additions to Dan’s collection and feature street scenes, businesses, and buildings around town. Dan’s connection to Marblehead goes back a few centuries, and it’s always a treat to have him share with us his collection of Marblehead memorabilia!

Apr 24th: 10am – 12pm

Family Fun for Earth Day!

Mark your calendar for Saturday, April 17th or Saturday, April 24th, to help the Conservancy celebrate Earth Day/Arbor Day this year! They will be offering fun activities that can be done by kids, families, or small groups anytime during the week of Earth Day, April 17-25 (and beyond!).  They have planned three activities that will encourage kids of all ages to enjoy and learn about natural open space. The Conservancy tent will be pitched at the Lafayette St. entrance of Lead Mills Conservation Area from 10 AM to Noon on both Saturdays so you can stop by with safe social distancing to learn how to build a bee house or a bird house.  You’ll also be able to pick up copies of the Conservancy’s Passport to Marblehead Natural Open Space.

Apr 24th: 3pm – 4pm

Go Green & Help SPUR Clean 2021

In honor of Earth Day SPUR will be hosting their annual Go Green & Help SPUR Clean event, cleaning parks and beaches in Lynn, Marblehead, Salem & Swampscott. This cleanup will occur between 3PM-4PM (low-tide) on Saturday, April 24th.

Apr 27th: 6pm – 7pm

Letter-Writing

April is National Letter-Writing Month and in honor of this special designation The Abbey Studio is inviting you to a free online gathering about letter-writing. Try your hand at a Sweetheart Note, see a demo on sealing wax, and maybe find a pen pal! If you’d like to follow along, have your favorite pen and stationery on hand. It’s free but space is limited and registration is required. Don’t miss this fun opportunity to help hold onto this important form of communication!

Apr 27th @ 7pm

Lucretia and Joseph Brown: The Real Story

Long mired in myth and misconception, the real history of Lucretia Thomas Brown and Joseph Brown is even more fascinating than the legends. Over the last few years, many individuals and organizations in town have uncovered new and exciting threads in the couple’s lives. Together, they weave a story of creativity, strength, entrepreneurship, community, and resilience that reflects the characteristics of Marblehead itself. Join Lauren McCormack, Executive Director of the Marblehead Museum, and Robin Taylor, writer and member of the Marblehead Racial Justice Team, for a Zoom discussion. Moderated by Selectman Jackie Belf-Becker. Free Event.

April 28th: 7pm – 8:30pm

Talking Trash for Clean Oceans

This presentation, The “Underwater in Salem Sound” Lecture Series, is jointly sponsored by Salem Sound Coastwatch and the Abbot Public Library. With the goal of reducing single use plastic waste, a team of Salem and Lynn high school students have been hard at work since November, exploring and evaluating how marine debris affects their communities. With funding from an NOAA Marine Debris Prevention Grant, the students are turning their research and findings into actionable community service projects that include:

Apr 29th: 9am – 10am

Health Insurance Options for Small Businesses

Join Marblehead Business Referral Network (MBRN) for their next Smart Talk with Paul Silker, a health plan advisor. Learn about health insurance options for small businesses and individuals. Come with your questions. He will address them all!! The event is free and open to all!

May 1st: 10am – 12pm

Marblehead Memories Roadshow

Marblehead Museum invite to bring in your photos, letters, and other keepsakes from from 20th-century Marblehead for digitization (up to 3 per person per event). The digital images and stories collected at these events will be added to the Marblehead Museum’s Archive and made freely accessible for public use.

May 3rd: 4pm – 5:30pm

Mindful Knitting

There are many health benefits to knitting and mindfulness is one of them. Add this to your knitting and just maybe you’ll have a little less thinking! Join Knitting Weaving Making for Mindful Knitting with Marblehead Knits! This class will be virtual.

May 3rd @ 7pm

Town Meeting

Our vote makes a difference! Be sure to check out the 2021 Town Warrant to be ready to vote at the Town Meeting on May 3rd at 7:00pm at Our Lady Star of the Sea Community Center, Rear Parking Lot at 80 Atlantic Ave. in Marblehead.

May 4th: 8am – 9am

Chamber Coffee Chats

Join the Marblehead Chamber on Zoom for Chamber Coffee Chats! All Chamber members are encouraged to attend, and participants will have the opportunity to MEET fellow members and SHARE UPDATES about their own businesses. There is no better time to CONNECT and come together! We hope you’ll join us. Space is limited; Please RSVP to Andrew Christensen at andrew@thechristensenlawfirm.com by the date prior to event. Zoom links will be emailed to attendees before the scheduled event.

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