Wednesday, April 17th at 7:00 pm – Jim McAllister “Architecture & Preservation in Salem 1900-2000” Salem’s own local historian & journalist will give a lively account of many of the sites of historic significance in Salem over the past century.
Wednesday, May 15th at 7:00pm – Paranormal Salem Join Kimberly Bizjak for an evening to explore the paranormal side of Salem’s history. Kimberly is the owner of Paranormal Salem, a researched-based paranormal society and tour company. She also teaches Paranormal Studies at NSCC. You’ll learn the history and theory of ghost hunting, debunking, and equipment. She’ll share her spooky findings in Salem, and maybe find some more during the lecture!
Wednesday, June 19th at 7:00 pm – Giles Laroche Salem’s noted children’s author and illustrator will delight the audience (young and old) with a demo of his artform, discussion and reading of his latest book “If You Lived Here-Houses of the World”
Wednesday, August 21st at 7:00 pm – Hank Phillippi Ryan How does an Emmy winning reporter become a best-selling author of fast-paced murder mysteries? Hank will share how she went from a reporter at Rolling Stone Magazine to the US Senate and then to under-cover investigations for NBC to following her dreams
Saturday, September 21st at 2:00 pm Robyn Kanter Robyn Kanter, of Kanter Design Associates, worked under Dan Foley when he relandscaped the garden and has remained true to its vision. She will tell the story of a garden that is one of the oldest on the North Shore, and arguably one of the oldest anywhere that has remained virtually unchanged by time and fashion.
Wednesday, November 20th at 7:00 pm Brunonia Barry Salem’s own NY Times Best-selling author, Baccante award winner & Strnad Fellowship recipient presents her latest novel fresh off the press.