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August 2018

Working Horn with Chuck Walker

August 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Join educator Chuck Walker as he shares the arts and mysteries of working with horn.  This staple material was used throughout the colonial period to make spoons, powder-horns, combs, and more.  Included with paid admission. For questions or additional information contact Dan Marshall at dmarshall@7gables.org, or call 978-744-0991 ext. 101

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Naturalization Ceremony

August 15 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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The House of the Seven Gables Settlement Association in collaboration with USCIS will host a Naturalization Ceremony for 35 new Americans from the region.  This date will culminate the journeys and many roads traveled by these hopeful individuals to officially be ‘named’ Americans; a moment when pride and excitement is palpable. Our Founder’s, Caroline Emmerton, philanthropic nature led her to our Settlement mission supporting and educating new American’s over 100 years ago.  We continue to support our new Americans today…

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September 2018

17th Century Saturdays: September

September 1 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Celebrate 350 years of stories during 17th Century Saturdays at The House of the Seven Gables. Activities include guided tours of the 1668 Turner-Ingersoll Mansion, Living History Labs in the 1682 Hooper-Hathaway House, and unique shopping in the Museum Store, located in the c.1655 Retire Beckett House. Take in the architecture, seaside views, and the annual exhibit about how we know what we know about The Gables. Members: Free Guided tours: $15.00 For more information about 17th Century Saturday events…

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Fiber Arts Weekend

September 1 @ 10:00 am - September 2 @ 4:00 pm
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Get your hands into all things fiber!   Join us for an exploration into the historical methods of wool production, hand-sewing, rug-hooking, card weaving and more. These labors will be ongoing during the length of the program on Saturday, September 1 and Sunday, September 2 from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. This special hands-on history event is included with your admission to The House of the Seven Gables.  

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Adult ESL & Citizenship classes | clases de Ingles & Ciudadanía

September 11 @ 6:30 pm

SIGN UP NOW! More options and more flexibility to learn English. The House of the Seven Gables is offering Adult ESL & Citizenship classes at: Salem Academy Charter School 45 Congress Street, Salem, MA Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:30pm Walk-in registration welcome. Starting September 11th CHILDCARE WILL BE PROVIDED For more information, contact: Elsabel Rincon: 978-306-7001 or erincon@7gables.org ### La Casa de los Sietes Tejados esta ofreciendo clases de Ingles & Ciudadanía: Salem Academy Charter School 45 Congress Street, Salem,…

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Let Your Yoga Dance Class with Salem Parks, Recreation, and Community Services

September 15 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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"A Little Bit of Body, A Little Bit of Soul, and A Lot of Fun" Let Your Yoga Dance ® combines basic (no pretzel poses) yoga with simple dance steps.  Not just another workout routine, have fun and enjoy moving to music in a safe, non-competitive environment. This special class will be held on the small seaside lawn overlooking Salem Harbor with local instructor Dale Lewinski. Wear athletic shoes, bring water and a yoga mat - or borrow one of…

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Taste of the Gables

September 16 @ 3:50 pm - 8:00 pm
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Join us for our 350th gala fundraiser, Taste of the Gables! All details and a link for tickets can be found here: https://7gables.org/taste-of-the-gables.

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Paint Analysis at The Gables

Layers of Paint, Layers of History

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Christine Thomson is a local conservator whose specialty is paint analysis. This scientific technique is used in historic buildings to help with restoration work and to share better historical information with staff and visitors alike. Ms. Thomson will talk about the importance and techniques of paint analysis and share her 2016 research findings from The House of the Seven Gables. In 2018, The Gables celebrates its 350th anniversary and this talk is complementary to the exhibit These Walls Do Talk,…

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Meet Nathaniel Hawthorne

September 25 @ 10:30 am - 5:30 pm
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Actor and educator Paul Riopelle has crafted a stirring portrayal of Nathaniel Hawthorne's life and legacy through his literary works. This unique, 50-minute performance is on a limited public engagement. Time:10:30 a.m. & 12:30, 2:30, and 5:30 p.m. Where: The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street Cost: Free for members and Salem residents; Included with site admission for the general public. Registrations will not be accepted for these performances. Limited seating in the Hooper-Hathaway House is available on a first…

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Welcome is Healing: Re-thinking Immigration | La Bienvenida es Sanativa: re-pensar la inmigración

September 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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In this interactive workshop, participants will explore the idea of “welcome” in our lives, and how it benefits us to keep our minds and hearts open to new people and experiences.  We will look at the diverse meanings of “welcome” and how we can welcome into our lives the people, situations and things that heal and calm us, as time for rest and reflection becomes increasingly elusive in a fast-paced society. Participants will be given tools based in theater, creative…

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