Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
Spring Course 2017—Becoming an Artist 2:00 pm
Spring Course 2017—Becoming an Artist
Apr 1 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Spring Course 2017—Becoming an Artist
This six-week literature course taught by Theo Theoharis will cover Willa Cather’s “The Song of the Lark” and James Joyce’s “A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man.”   Theo Theoharis, Ph.D. has lectured … Continued
Cambridge Society for Early Music Concert 8:00 pm
Cambridge Society for Early Music Concert
Apr 1 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
LES DELICES Songs Without Words: Airs and Torch Songs Transformed with Debra Nagy, baroque oboe (director) Emily Walhout, viola da gamba — Eric Milnes, harpsichord — David Jacques, theorbo and baroque guitar Debra Nagy founded … Continued
2
Favorite Poems 2:00 pm
Favorite Poems
Apr 2 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Inspired by Robert Pinsky’s Favorite Poem Project (www.favoritepoem.org), the Athenaeum Writing Committee is hosting a Favorite Poem reading to celebrate National Poetry Month. A poem can transform a life. It can give comfort, inspiration, or … Continued
3
4
Writers’ Open Studio 8:30 am
Writers’ Open Studio
Apr 4 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Each Thursday morning the Athenaeum opens exclusively for writers to work in a serene environment. Bring your laptop or pen and paper and leave the distractions at the door.
Salem Writers’ Group 7:30 pm
Salem Writers’ Group
Apr 4 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
All are welcome to bring work-in-progress to share with the group for feedback. The group is facilitated by J.D. Scrimgeour, Professor of English, Salem State University.
5
Mah Jongg 5:00 pm
Mah Jongg
Apr 5 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Would you like to learn Mah Jongg? On four Wednesdays in April, the Athenaeum will host Mah Jongg classes for beginners. Experienced players looking for more game partners are alsowelcome. Classes will be taught by Julie Shaw … Continued
6
7
Salem Connection–JL Bell 7:00 pm
Salem Connection–JL Bell
Apr 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Salem Connection: A Crucial Part of Massachusetts’s Secret Drive to Collect Artillery Before the Revolutionary War As part of a citywide commemoration, J. L. Bell’s lecture will connect the confrontation in Salem on February 26, … Continued
8
Book Group 10:00 am
Book Group
Apr 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Discussion group meets on the second Saturday of the month at 10:00 a.m. View the reading list.
Spring Course 2017—Becoming an Artist 2:00 pm
Spring Course 2017—Becoming an Artist
Apr 8 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Spring Course 2017—Becoming an Artist
This six-week literature course taught by Theo Theoharis will cover Willa Cather’s “The Song of the Lark” and James Joyce’s “A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man.”   Theo Theoharis, Ph.D. has lectured … Continued
9
10
Monday Evening Conversations 7:00 pm
Monday Evening Conversations
Apr 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Monday Evening Conversations Group will begin meeting at the Salem Athenæum on the second Monday of the month at 7:00 PM, starting August 10. All members and other interested parties are invited. It may … Continued
Re-Appraisal Reading Circle 7:00 pm
Re-Appraisal Reading Circle
Apr 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Monthly open meeting to discuss the works of a prolific, popular author of the past whose works are held in quantity by the Athenaeum. 2017 authors: Jan. 9: Rudyard Kipling Feb. 13: Edna Ferber Mar. … Continued
11
Writers’ Open Studio 8:30 am
Writers’ Open Studio
Apr 11 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Each Thursday morning the Athenaeum opens exclusively for writers to work in a serene environment. Bring your laptop or pen and paper and leave the distractions at the door.
La Tertulia 6:00 pm
La Tertulia
Apr 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
La Tertulia is a group of members interested in keeping their Spanish speaking skills in practice. They meet on 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month.
12
Mah Jongg 5:00 pm
Mah Jongg
Apr 12 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Would you like to learn Mah Jongg? On four Wednesdays in April, the Athenaeum will host Mah Jongg classes for beginners. Experienced players looking for more game partners are also welcome. Classes will be taught by Julie … Continued
13
14
15
Egg Hunt 11:00 am
Egg Hunt
Apr 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us to celebrate spring at the annual egg hunt. Gather in the Reading Room for refreshments (coffee for the adults, too) before the hunt begins. Everyone is welcome and the event is held outside … Continued
Spring Course 2017—Becoming an Artist 2:00 pm
Spring Course 2017—Becoming an Artist
Apr 15 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Spring Course 2017—Becoming an Artist
This six-week literature course taught by Theo Theoharis will cover Willa Cather’s “The Song of the Lark” and James Joyce’s “A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man.”   Theo Theoharis, Ph.D. has lectured … Continued
16
17
18
Writers’ Open Studio 8:30 am
Writers’ Open Studio
Apr 18 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Each Thursday morning the Athenaeum opens exclusively for writers to work in a serene environment. Bring your laptop or pen and paper and leave the distractions at the door.
Salem Writers’ Group 7:30 pm
Salem Writers’ Group
Apr 18 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
All are welcome to bring work-in-progress to share with the group for feedback. The group is facilitated by J.D. Scrimgeour, Professor of English, Salem State University.
19
Mah Jongg 5:00 pm
Mah Jongg
Apr 19 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Would you like to learn Mah Jongg? On four Wednesdays in April, the Athenaeum will host Mah Jongg classes for beginners. Experienced players looking for more game partners are also welcome. Classes will be taught by Julie … Continued
20
Young Adult Writing for All Ages 7:00 pm
Young Adult Writing for All Ages
Apr 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Young adult stories aren’t just for younger readers–and they certainly aren’t just for young writers.  We’ll discuss the basics of YA writing, story elements, character development, and achieving the right tone for your audience.  Whether … Continued
21
22
23
24
25
Writers’ Open Studio 8:30 am
Writers’ Open Studio
Apr 25 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Each Thursday morning the Athenaeum opens exclusively for writers to work in a serene environment. Bring your laptop or pen and paper and leave the distractions at the door.
La Tertulia 6:00 pm
La Tertulia
Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
La Tertulia is a group of members interested in keeping their Spanish speaking skills in practice. They meet on 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month.
Incessant Pipe Poetry Salon 7:00 pm
Incessant Pipe Poetry Salon
Apr 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Incessant Pipe Poetry Salon will meet on the 4th Tuesday of every month at 7pm upstairs in the Salem Athenaeum. “The Pipe” is a space to read poetry, yours or others, and discuss everything … Continued
26
Mah Jongg 5:00 pm
Mah Jongg
Apr 26 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Would you like to learn Mah Jongg? On four Wednesdays in April, the Athenaeum will host Mah Jongg classes for beginners. Experienced players looking for more game partners are also welcome. Classes will be taught by Julie … Continued
27
Young Adult Writing for All Ages 7:00 pm
Young Adult Writing for All Ages
Apr 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Young adult stories aren’t just for younger readers–and they certainly aren’t just for young writers.  We’ll discuss the basics of YA writing, story elements, character development, and achieving the right tone for your audience.  Whether … Continued
28
29
30