Upcoming community events

Spring reading

From Thursday, April 13, to Saturday, April 15, Friends of Abbot Public Library will be holding its spring book sale at the library’s current location on 3 Brook Road. The collection of books will range from children’s books to adult books and Friends members will get a 10 percent discount on items including mugs, towels, and totes. On Thursday, the book sale will run from 3-6 p.m., and on Friday and Saturday, it will run from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 

Discounts will be available on all books Friday and Saturday, and Friends of Abbot Public Library note that at this time, book donations are not being accepted due to limited space. 


Walking through women’s history

On Saturday, April 15, Marblehead Museum’s Women’s History Walking Tour will be returning for its second year. The tour, which will take place from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., will focus on women’s history from the 1860s through 1920. Associate Director Jarrett Zeman will take attendees through downtown while discussing women who fought to end slavery, fought for women’s rights, traveled the world on their bicycles, and created films. 


Art at Salt 

On Tuesday, April 18, Sea Salt restaurant will be hosting the Little Harbor Studios Art Reception from 4:30-6 p.m. Guests will have a chance to meet the artists that created the art displayed at the reception and can enjoy wine and light hors d’oeuvres. All are welcome to attend the event. 


Speaker series at COA

Town Administrator Thatcher Kezer and Town Moderator Jack Attridge will be speaking as a part of the Council on Aging’s speaker series. The event held on Wednesday, April 19, will involve a detailed preview of the 2023 Town Meeting. 

Town Meeting will take place at 7 p.m. at the Veterans School. At the speaker series, Kezer and Attridge will help residents understand how the meeting will take place and break down the details of each article up for voting at Town Meeting.