THE FINE PRINT: All events below - except for movie nights - are suitable for adults, teens, and children (age 8 & up) accompanied by an adult. All events are FREE and require registration. Please register by clicking the "HERE" after each listing below or by calling (978) 640-4490 x 205.
A VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS: Tuesday, December 4, 7pm
Actress Anne Barrett invites all to gather ‘round as Victoria Yule entertains in her parlor, telling all about her Christmas plans for 1895. She’ll sing songs, tell stories and show the treats, ornaments and presents that will make it a special celebration. Along the way, she’ll share the history and traditions of the festive holiday season. Register HERE.
SHARKS OF NEW ENGLAND: Saturday, December 8, 10am (PERFECT PROGRAM TO BRING YOUR SON/GRANDSON TO!)
Shark expert Tom King will present an illustrated program on shark species found in New England waters. He’ll discuss what time of year sharks can be found in certain areas while sharing many photos. A Q&A period will conclude the presentation. Register HERE.
CHRISTMAS TRADITIONS & MEMORIES: Tuesday, December 11, 7pm
Dave Downs – “Best Exhibitor” as the New England History festival – explores fascinating topics surrounding Christmas. (Why was it against the law to celebrate Christmas during early colonial times?) Visit the past with Dave as he recounts his favorite personal holiday memories; step back in time when Christmas trees only cost $2.00; and sing along to some Christmas carols while Dave strums on his ukulele! Register HERE.
DINNER & A MOVIE - HOPE SPRINGS: Friday, December 14, 7pm
Enjoy a free dinner and a movie on Friday nights at the Tewksbury Public Library! This week’s movie is Hope Springs (PG-13), a romantic comedy featuring Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones and Steve Carell. Register HERE.
A CHRISTMAS CAROL: Tuesday, December 18, 7pm
The Christmas season comes alive with the Delvena Theatre Company’s production of the beloved story of “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens. Enjoy this dramatic reading, complete with period costumes, featuring a narrator and two actors with more than sixty years of experience among them. Register HERE.
REDUCE YOUR HOLIDAY STRESS: Wednesday, December 19, 7pm
Dr. Heather DiRocco – of Optimal Health Family Chiropractic in Tewksbury – explains how to keep you and your children (and grandchildren) healthy during the holiday season. Stop feeling anxious, tired and sick and start enjoying the most wonderful time of the year! Register HERE.
THE COAST GUARD OF MASSACHUSETTS: Thursday, December 20, 7pm
John Galluzzo – one of the country’s leading U.S. Coast Guard historians and author of “The Coast Guard in Massachusetts” – explores the Coast Guard’s deep roots in this state. The Coast Guard has protected the Bay State coastline during numerous ways, performing some of the most dramatic rescues in American history, from the Pendleton to the Argo Merchant to the Etrusco. The story of the Coast Guard in Massachusetts is one of heroism, honor, respect and devotion to duty. Register HERE.
AHOY, PIRATES!: Thursday, December 27, 7pm (PERFECT PROGRAM TO BRING YOUR SON/GRANDSON TO!)
Popular New England folklorist John Horrigan will take you on a cruise from the Golden Age of Piracy through the contemporary pirates who lurk off the coast of Somalia today. You’ll learn about the Pirate Code, pirate myths, buried treasure, pirates in pop culture, and many notorious pirates. Register HERE.
DINNER & A MOVIE - TROUBLE WITH THE CURVE: Friday, December 28, 7pm
Enjoy a free dinner and a movie on Friday nights at the Tewksbury Public Library! This week’s movie is Trouble with the Curve (PG-13), a baseball drama featuring Clint Eastwood, Amy Adams and Justin Timberlake. Register HERE.