Welcoming Change
Wednesday, May 11, 2022
Kari Boutcher is excited to join the Beverly Main Streets team as their Office Coordinator. You may recognize her from her former position at FRANK or see her participating in local community theatre. She is enthused about joining the non-profit world and continuing to engage with the beautiful community of Beverly in a new capacity.
This is Reilly, the new Grants Coordinator at Beverly Main Streets! You may recognize them from Be Healthy Beverly, but don't fret, they're still the Public Health Program Coordinator there as well. Reilly is very excited to be working with Beverly Main Streets, and looks forward to interacting with the Beverly community even more in this new position.
Salem x Beverly Bridge Cleanup Competition
Fancy a little friendly inter-city competition? This Saturday, May15th, from 10am-12noon, wear your Beverly gear and meet up at the Beverly Port Marina for a cleanup of Water St and the Salem/Beverly Bridge area. Will Keep Beverly Beautiful or Keep Salem Beautiful clean up more? Bags and litter picking tools will be provided.
Join Us at Gentile to Discuss Downtown for All
Beverly Main Streets invites you to an evening of community and craft beer at Gentile Brewing Company, a family-owned and operated nano craft brewery located in Beverly, Massachusetts. Come socialize, share your stories about Beverly, and tell us what you would like to see as we begin to collectively shape our vision of Downtown for All. We hope to see you there! Free to attend, but RSVP to let us know you're coming.
Bid now to support the restaurant industry and new restaurant workers!
Root, a North Shore nonprofit with the mission is to help young adults create a pathway to independence through foodservice training and employment, is hosting a fabulous online auction with fun experiences from downtown Beverly businesses like Off Cabot and FRANK until May 15th. Register now to bid!
Other Arts & Culture Events
The Castle is hosting an exclusive preview party in celebration of Showtime's new show The Man Who Fell to Earth on Thursday (tomorrow!) at 7pm. Enjoy giveaways, preview viewing, and details about the series from brand ambassadors. The first 75 attendees will have their gaming fees covered, so be sure to show up early!

Check out comedy legend Jay Whittaker at Off Cabot Comedy & Events on Thursday, May 12 at 8pm. Get your tickets while they last!

On Saturday, May 14 from 10am-12pm, the Law Office of Julie Low is offering a free online workshop about estate planning. Come learn why this is such an important life step in protecting your family and assets. Be sure to register before noon on Friday.

Heartbeat City will be serving 80's throwback jams at American Legion from 8-11pm on Saturday, May 14. Come rock out to your favorite hits with them!

Enjoy the music of Amy and Friends at Fibber McGee's this Saturday, May 14 at 9:30pm.

Treat yourself to a day of self-care and wellness at Casa Calma on Sunday, May 15 beginning at 9:30am.This day-long retreat includes reiki and tarot, massage and meditation, yoga, and more! Space is limited so register now.

Bring the kids to learn about sushi and dumpling making on Sunday, May 15 from 5-7pm at Taste Buds Kitchen. Get your tickets now!

On Thursday, May 19 the Beverly Council on Aging will be hosting Telling Our Stories. Mark it on your calendar!

Join Crossfit Route 1A on the common by Backbeat Brewing on Thursday, May 19 at 6pm for a free workout! Get your sweat on and then head to Backbeat for a refreshing brew.
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Checking In With Main Streets
There are two more days to apply to participate in our community art show at Endicott College this summer. If you're an artist who lives or works in Beverly, or is enrolled in a Beverly college, you are eligible to apply to this juried exhibition. The exhibition runs June 13-August 1, with a reception on Thursday, June 16 from 5-7pm. For more information, read the Call to Artists. Additional questions can be addressed to Gallery Director Elizabeth Bollenberg at ebollenb@endicott.edu. 
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