Saturday, April 13
“Genealogy Research: Finding and Documenting Your Ancestors,” presented by Barbara J. Beake and Peg Plummer of Essex Society of Genealogists, 11 a.m., Essex Senior Center, 17 Pickering St., Essex. Free and open to the public.
Monday, April 15
The T.O.H.P. Burnham Library will be closed in observance of Patriot’s Day.
Thursday, April 18
Special Story Hour at T.O.H.P. Burnham Library, 10 a.m., with singer/author Daisy Nell entertaining with her story of “The Stowaway Mouse”.
Saturday, April 20
Celebrate Earth Day with tree saplings provided by Essex Department of Public Works will, 2 p.m., at the Transfer Station. Kousa Dogwood and Rose of Sharon will be available. First-come, first-served. The DPW will also be accepting brush, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Limbs up to eight inches in diameter; Essex residents only. Call 978-768-6262.
Thursday, April 25
T.O.H.P. Burnham Library Friends of The Library Meeting, 7 p.m., in the library. All are welcome.
Wednesday, May 1
T.O.H.P. Burnham Library Friends of The Library annual pie fest, 12 noon to 5 p.m., Bakers and eaters needed. $3 a slice. Proceeds benefit children’s programming.
Friday, May 3
Happy As A Clam 5K Road Race and One-Mile Fun Run, Essex Elementary School, 12 Story St. Registration at 4 p.m., followed by race at 5:30 p.m. Fundraiser for Essex Elementary PTO. $25 for 5K, $8 for fun run. www.happyasaclam.org.
Tuesday May 7
Morning Book Group, 9:30 a.m., T.O.H.P. Burnham Library. Pick up your copy of “Wild from lost to found on the Pacific Crest Trail” by Cheryl Strayed. All welcome!