- The American Red Cross and the Peabody Institute Library of Danvers are teaming up Wednesday to hold a blood drive. The drive will be 2-7 p.m. in the Gordon Room at the library.
- The Danvers High Class of 1978 is reuniting to celebrate 35 years on Sept. 28 at Timothy's. There will be a special ticket sale this Thursday at Town Hall from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
- The 468th U.S. Army Firefighters are waging a war on diabetes and they need your help. Goodies Ice Cream Parlor is hosting a scoop-a-thon Friday afternoon to do just that. Twenty of the proceeds will benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. And we understand McGruff the Crime Dog will also make an appearance thanks to the Danvers and Peabody police.
- Trails & Sails starts up this weekend and there are a few Danvers activities to take in. The new archaeological exhibit at the Rebecca Nurse Homestead that opened this summer will be open again and there will be a repeat of the lecture this Saturday and again Sept. 28 from 1-4 p.m. The lecture is at 2 p.m. The Danvers Historical Society will also host a "Testament of Freedom" concert on Sunday (3 p.m.) at Tapley Hall. Essex Harmony, artists-in-residence, will perform the music of Randall Thompson and Jacob Kimball. And finally, you can stop in and visit the Judge Samuel Holten House on either Saturday or Sunday. Tours are hosted by the General Israel Putnam Chapter of the Daughters of the Revolution.
- The Golden Onion Awards at Danvers Community Access TV are coming up Sept. 25.
Make sure to check our local events calendar and boards section for even more happenings around Danvers.