Upcoming events

Greenhouses Galore

On April 8, Sustainable Marblehead will be holding its first annual Green Homes tour from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

According to the roadmap to reach netzero emissions by 2040, there are six core transitions that need to be made, the first involving making homes and buildings superefficient. During the tour, homeowners will learn how to improve their home’s energy efficiency by visiting 11 different upgraded homes, see energy efficient technology, and speak with the people who installed them. The event will be held in person and is free of charge. 

Rock ‘N Roll

On Saturday, April 8 at 7 p.m., Rockin 4 Vets will be holding another event in its Home grown Rock concert series at the Gerry, located at 210 Beacon St., featuring the James Montgomery Band. 

Tickets can be purchased at the Three Cod Tavern, located at 141 Pleasant St. or online at home-grown-rock-vets-2023.eventbrite.com. VIP tickets can be bought before the event which include: Pre-show wine and cheese Meet & Greet with the band, a photo opportunity with James Montgomery, a free live JMB CD, an autographed event poster, and reserved front row seating. Ticket prices for the event range from $41.86 to $79. 

Scrambling Eggs

The Beacon will be holding its annual Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday, April 9 at 10:30 a.m. on the patio. All are welcome to attend and the Easter Bunny will be making a special appearance at the event. Following the egg hunt, Easter Dinner at the Beacon will begin at 11 a.m. Reservations are recommended, but not required, an can be made by calling (781) 631-0180 or online at thebeaconmarblehead.com. 

Get Smart

Want to learn how to take quality photographs and videos with your smartphone? On April 12, you can attend an interactive class at Abbot Public Library from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. At the class, participants can learn to take better photos by using the “rule of thirds” of photography, and learning how to hold the device for steadier, blur-free photos while using the volume control as a shutter button. 

Those in attendance will also learn how different types of phones affect how photos are stored and edited. The class will be taught by professional photographer/videographer, Bob Michelson who has had his work appear in several local and national publications. Registration is required and space is limited. To register, visit abbotlibrary.org.