Salem, Massachusetts 01970

Easter Egg Hunt on Pickering Wharf

 Pickering Wharf for the annual Easter Egg Hunt with The Easter Bunny

Hop on down to Pickering Wharf for the annual Easter Egg Hunt with The Easter Bunny. Bring the family along for a fun filled time. The hunt starts 1 p.m. at The Happy Sunflower and continues along the Wharf. At 2 p.m., photos with The Easter Bunny in front of The Happy Sunflower.

Event is free for the whole family to attend.

Candy for egg hunt was donated so there may be some with nuts.

The Easter Egg Hunt starts tomorrow at 1pm. Arrive a little early.

Photos with The Easter Bunny at 2pm.

Saturday, April 19, 2014. Egg hunt starts at 1 p.m.
Happy Sunflower

The Dark Night Rises at SPL

Salem Public Library invites teens to a showing of 'The Dark Night Rises'

Come to the Salem Public Library for a showing of the latest in the Batman Saga, The Dark Night Rises! Teens are invited to meet with friends and see the latest tech available to Bruce Wayne as rises to defeat the evil Bane, a nefarious terrorist bent on seizing the City of Gotham and holding it hostage under a nuclear ultimatum!

Saturday, April 5, 2014 2-4pm
Salem Public Library

Salem Woods Hike

Join the Friends of the Salem Woods on a Saturday morning hike!

Take a hike through the wilods of Salem with the Friends of the Salem Woods! Be ready for mixed terrain and mud as this trail This 80-90 minute excursion is a great opportunity to get outside, have some healthy fun and experience the beauty of the Salem Woods!  Open to All! Walk leader Chris Burke can be reached at 978-210-9937 for more information.

First Saturday Monthly at 9am April - November

Sensational India Festival

Peabody Essex Museum's Sensational India is a family-oriented weekend festival f

Peabody Essex Museum celebrates an unparalleled 200-year legacy of cultural exchange with India through the 'Sensational India!' Festival! Explore and experience the creativity and dynamism of contemporary Indian culture during this annual weekend-long festival. Inspired by the modern, contemporary and traditional Indian art, families can discover today's India through dance, food, musical performances, visual art and storytelling.

Saturday, April 5, 2014 10am-5pm
Sunday, April 6, 2014 10am-5pm

Maker Lounge Opening Day at PEM

PEM Maker Lounge is dedicated to creativity and innovation through hands-on expl

Peabody Essex Museum is excited to have families come see their new space at the museum designed just for innovation! The Maker Lounge is dedicated to creativity and innovation through hands-on exploration with technology, materials and ideas. It builds on PEM's tradition of bringing together new and inspiring objects from around the world and celebrating creative expression through human ingenuity. Tackle a design challenge or tinker with all kinds of materials from circuits to cardboard saws. Both energizing and relaxing, the space has music, iPads and universal phone chargers.

Saturday, March 29, 2014 from 11am - 4pm

MusicKidz at SPL

Salem Jazz and Soul Festival hosts a monthly music-education series, “MusicKidz"

The Salem Jazz and Soul Festival hosts a monthly music-education series, “MusicKidz” at the Salem Public Library’s Children’s Room. The classes are geared toward children in grades K through 5, and offer a fun hour-long session where kids can explore their musical interests!


Second Saturday of Each Month 10am
Salem Public Library

Free Book Swap with Salem Recycles

Salem Recycles is offering folks a chance to drop off old books and swap them fo

SalemRecycles is hosting their semi-annual book and media swap. If you have items to drop off [videos, CDs, DVDs and books], you may do so on Saturday when you arrive or the Friday before between 5:30-7 pm. Volunteers will be available to help unload.  No swap is needed in order to attend; participants can choose to donate materials, take materials or do both.

Saturday March 15, 2014 10am-1pm
Drop off: Friday, March 14, 2014 5:30-7pm
Salem Senior Center

Peabody Essex Museum: February School Vacation Week

PEM has a wonderful lineup of family fun for February Vacation!

Peabody Essex Museum has a fun lineup of activities, performances and demonstrations for February vacation! Come visit the museum and enjoy our regular exhibits and catch a live animal presentation, enjoy a family film, or take part in a fun art activity.  There's something new every day so don't miss out!

Monday, February 17 to Friday, February 21, 2014 from 10am - 5pm

12th Annual Salem's So Sweet Festival

Salem So Sweet,  Salem MA Valentines Festival, Visit Salem MA

Don't miss historic downtown Salem's sweetest event of the year. Attend the 12th annual Salem’s So Sweet, Chocolate & Ice Sculpture Festival. A decadent tradition of delectable chocolate, sparkling ice sculptures and Valentine’s Day shopping.

The Annual Salem's So Sweet Chocolate and Ice Sculpture Festival is sponsored by the Salem Chamber of Commerce and Salem Main Streets. Join them and local retailers, businesses and restaurants as they celebrate the wonder of chocolate. 

Saturday, February 8 - Sunday, February 16
Downtown Salem

Lunar New Year at PEM

Celebrate Lunar New Year, aka Chinese New Year, at PEM in 2014

Join PEM as they celebrate the Lunar New Year!  2014 is the Year of the Horse and PEM will host a day of family fun including traditional lion dances, a film set in Boston's Chinatown, sword play, traditional crafts and more! Join the festive mood in the Atrium — watch dance performances, create your own festive door god or mini dragon, hear some stories, experience traditional dance and performances, and take a family tour!

Saturday, February 1, 2014 10AM - 4PM
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