Tuesday, February 21, 2023

Get your spiritual, artistic, and wellness needs met while supporting local business owners! Check out these downtown businesses online and in person and invest in your culture and community. Follow along with us on Instagram and Facebook as we spotlight our black-owned downtown businesses - and check out the North Shore Diversity Catalogue for more businesses you can support, now and every month!
Beverly Children's Learning Center has been serving our community for around 50 years, and now they need your help! BCLC is in need of infant, toddler, and preschool teachers. If you are an energetic, compassionate, patient, creative, reliable and experienced educator, please contact Lisa Deschenes at ldeschenes@bclckids.org or call (978) 927-1269.
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Hoping for an exciting start to your week? Hang out with your buds at the Indo, every Tuesday at 8pm, for Geeks Who Drink trivia night.

Don't miss the Magic Fred Show, a family-friendly comedy magic show, at the Larcom this Wednesday, February 22nd, at 2pm! Learn more and get your tickets here.

Keep everyone entertained during February break with Open Paint & Crafting at Hammer & Stain. Stop by their Cabot street location from 11am to 3pm on Wednesday, February 22nd for projects starting at $8, or purchase a craft to take home! Learn more here.

Head over to Backbeat Brewing every Wednesday night from 7pm to 9pm for a nice helping of trivia along with some delicious craft beer.

Looking to liven up your Hump Day? Look no further than karaoke at the Indo every Wednesday from 9pm to midnight hosted by ND Productions' very own DJ Sylvia Pearl.

Bring your little ones to Copper Dog Books this Thursday, February 23, between 11am and 1pm for their Klutz Magical Dragons Make and Take event - a class where you learn to assemble a dragon and take it home after! Drop in for this February vacation event an get 20% off Klutz kits for participating kids! Learn more here.

Come on down to Backbeat Brewing every Thursday at 6pm for a cheesy night of comedy and comfort food at their Open Mic & Pizza Night!

Have you ever wanted to know more about your family history but just don't know where to start? The Beverly Public Library is hosting a Researching Your Family History event from 6:30-8pm on Thursday, February 23rd. Whether professional or hobbyist, expert or novice, you can unlock the story of you with our online and print resources. You will explore the library's many online genealogical databases and take a tour of the Beverly Room. No registration required, learn more here.

The Beverly Public Library is hosting Community Zen from 11:30am to 1pm on Friday, February 24th. Find some peace with a time for quiet meditation and make contact with your own stability and sanity. Sessions will be led by Zen Center's founder Joan Amaral and will include brief instruction, teachings for well-being and healing, and practices for working with the mind, along with guided meditation for grounding and centering. Please note: Silent Zen meditation is from 11:30 AM-12 PM with class from 12-1 PM. You may attend any or all sessions. Find more information here.

Stop by Gentile Brewing this Friday, February 24th between 5pm and 8pm for a vegan seafood pop-up from Oh My Cod Vegan Seafood! They will be serving up Fish and Chips, Lobsta Mac, Coconut Shrymp, Clam Chowda, Buffalo Shrymp, Scallop Rolls, Calamari, and more!

Check out Taste Buds Kitchen's "Cooking with Beer" Class this Friday starting at 7pm. Grab a partner and learn how beer enhances the flavor of your favorite foods. You'll create a hearty menu of comfort foods, both savory & sweet, that highlight a wide array of brews. Find the menu and tickets here.

Ryan Niemiller will be bringing the laughs over at Off Cabot this weekend. With both Friday and Saturday shows, there's no reason to miss this. You may know Ryan Niemiller as the disarmingly handsome comedian and 3rd place finalist from America's Got Talent Season 14. Despite being born with a disability in both arms, Ryan, the self-proclaimed “Cripple Threat of Comedy”, shares his views of the world from the perspective of the handicapped (and very handsome). He's a favorite performer in clubs and colleges across the country. His comedy covers topics such as dating, trying to find employment and attempting to find acceptance in a world not designed for him. See showtimes and get your tickets here!

Pokemon Club is the perfect place for kids of all ages to learn, trade, and play the Pokemon Card Game together. Head over to Paper Asylum on Saturday, February 25th between 1pm and 3pm. This event is free, but please register ahead of time here.

Sign up for Taste Bud's Kitchen's "A Taste of Italy" Class, taking place on Saturday, February 26th from 7:30pm - 9:30pm. Bring a friend and your favorite wine for a fun evening of cooking, company, and learning something new! Explore the menu and get your tickets here.

Kid Dream Coffee is now open on Sundays! Check them out between 8am and 1pm on Sundays and 7am to 3pm every other day of the week.
Was one of your New Year resolutions to read more? Now's your chance! Join Gentile Brewing's ReadABV monthly book club for a fun and casual literary discussion. Just read the book of the month, show up for the meeting, enjoy a beer or two and help choose the next months book. The February pick is Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin. The next meeting is Sunday, February 26th at 12pm, learn more here.

Join Annakathryn and Elaine O'Rourke for an evening of yoga and sound healing with their Sensation & Sound class at Earthly Bodies Yoga + Movement from 4pm to 6pm on Sunday, February 26th. Anna will guide you through deep and potent flow to awaken and purify the bodymind and fully prepare you to receive the sound healing. Elaine will then bathe you in sounds of Tibetan bowls, gong and chanting. Space is very limited. Please preregister to ensure your spot. Preregister and get tickets here.

The Beverly Public Library's LGBTQ Book Discussion Group meets on the 3rd Monday of each month, year round from 7pm - 8:30pm. New members are always welcome - come once or as often as you'd like. This month they are reading By Nightfall by Michael Cunningham. No Registration Required, learn more here.

Head over to the Indo every Monday from 8pm to 11pm to enjoy Open Mic Night hosted by Bob Kramer and Nick Consone!

Are you looking for a new fitness routine to wake you up? Join the Beverly Rec Department's new Boot Camp for outdoor strength training every Tuesday and Thursday 6am-7am at Beverly High School for the next seven weeks. Boot Camp is a total-body conditioning program designed to improve your muscular strength, overall power core strength, agility, coordination, speed, flexibility and balance. Challenging workouts for all participants from beginning to advanced. Ready for a challenge? Sign up here.

As the winter continues, we are all looking for fun ways to brighten up the week. Look no further than Beverly's Cornhole League for your next team sport obsession. This is an adult doubles league, you can sign up individually or as a team. Games will be held on Tuesday nights at Camp Paradise starting on February 28th. Learn more and register here.

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Latin Night at the Larcom is your chance to learn to Salsa! For six Thursdays starting on March 9, seasoned choreographers will teach you to Salsa. Then stay for the social dance hour to try out your new moves. Beer, wine, mixed drinks and snacks will be available for purchase during social hour. Sign up for the class pass or drop in, learn more here.

Take your shower voice to the stage! Join fellow music lovers on Tuesday nights 7pm to 9pm at the Larcom Theatre for a fun-filled singers’ workshop. Bethany Vahn, a professional singer and voice coach, shares vocal techniques, warm-up exercises, and more to find and pull out the magical voice of each student. Only 12 spots available per class so sign up now!
Letters From Home will bring back the style of the USO with a high-energy performance featuring Erinn Dearth and Dan Beckmann at the Cabot this Thursday, February 23rd at 6pm! This duo has performed over 900 shows across the United States for veterans and their families, and performed at the 75th Anniversary of D-Day in Normandy, France. The show is filled with singing, tap dancing, knee-slapping jokes and audience interaction that make up a spectacular performance geared towards uniting the nation through music. Learn more and get your tickets here!

Stop by Backbeat Brewing any time on Friday to hear their stellar live music selection. Starting at 3pm to 6pm, they'll have the After Hours Duo. Then 7pm to 10pm is HD R&B back for another 4th Friday.

John Lodge, legendary bass player, songwriter and vocalist of The Moody Blues, and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, is bringing his new show, ‘Performs Days of Future Passed’ to the Cabot on Friday, February 24th at 8pm. Get your tickets here. 

Check out Judes & the Hutch; crushing acoustic renditions of all your favorite jams from yesterday and today at Old Planters Brewing Co on Friday at 7pm. 

Saturdays at Backbeat Brewing mean another day full of live music! Head over between 10:30am and 1:30pm for a Traditional Irish Session. Then stick around 2pm-6pm for the Jazz Jam. And don’t forget about the unmissable Ethan Kaczowka rounding out the night from 7pm to 10pm.

Top Of The World – A Carpenters Tribute will be at The Cabot this Saturday at 8pm.Fronted by singer Debbie Taylor, her Karen Carpenter vocal resemblance is absolutely astonishing. She is backed by a seven piece band consisting of top-notch, professional industry musicians who have had amazing careers in their own right. The band members are all multi-instrumentalists and at times use 3 keyboards to recreate the incredibly complex arrangements created by Richard Carpenter. The attention to detail paired with saxophone, trumpet, flute and many more instruments complete every song to perfection! Get your tickets here.

Old Planters Brewing Co is hosting Mike Francis of Soul Rebel Project for an acoustic performance on Saturday, February 25th at 7pm. Soul Rebel Project are two time winners of the Boston Music Award's international artist of the year. So come down to the tap room, chill, dance and drink some fine brews to the melodic sounds and infectious rhythms of this acoustic performance.

The Robert Cray Band is performing at the Cabot this Sunday February, 26th at 7pm for the first time since his 2020 album “That’s What I Heard”. Over the past four decades, Cray has created a sound that rises from American roots, blues, soul and R&B, with five Grammy wins, 20 acclaimed studio and live albums that punctuate the Blues Hall of Famer’s career. On That’s What I Heard, Robert celebrates the music of Curtis Mayfield, Bobby “Blue” Bland, The Sensational Nightingales and more, alongside Cray’s own songs. Robert’s band features Richard Cousins (bass), Dover Weinberg (keyboards), Terence F. Clark (drums), and Steve Jordan (drums, percussion). Get your tickets now.
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