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Drop-in Mah Jongg 4:00 pm
Drop-in Mah Jongg
May 2 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The Athenaeum will host drop-in Mah Jongg sessions on Tuesdays in May.
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Spring Exhibition Opening: What Hawthorne Read 6:00 pm
Spring Exhibition Opening: What Hawthorne Read
May 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
What Hawthorne Read From the Collections of the Salem Athenaeum Nathaniel Hawthorne delved into the depths of human nature in his fiction and prose.  A keen observer of people and places, including his hometown of … Continued
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Mass Poetry Fest: A Celebration of the Salem Poetry Seminar 8:00 pm
Mass Poetry Fest: A Celebration of the Salem Poetry Seminar
May 4 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Each June, the Salem Poetry Seminar brings together selected Massachusetts college students with others who share their obsession with words for five days of intense workshopping, drafting, and evening readings at the historic Salem Athenaeum. Students … Continued
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Re-Appraisal Reading Circle 7:00 pm
Re-Appraisal Reading Circle
May 8 @ 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
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Drop-in Mah Jongg 4:00 pm
Drop-in Mah Jongg
May 9 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The Athenaeum will host drop-in Mah Jongg sessions on Tuesdays in May.
La Tertulia 6:00 pm
La Tertulia
May 9 @ 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.
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Boston Classical Trio Concert 7:30 pm
Boston Classical Trio Concert
May 12 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
We welcome the return of three brilliant musicians from Boston’s Handel & Haydn Society: cellist Guy Fishman, violinist and assistant concertmaster Susanna Ogata, and resident conductor and keyboard virtuoso, Ian Watson. They will present an … Continued
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Our Future Climate Depends on What We Do Now 7:00 pm
Our Future Climate Depends on What We Do Now
May 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Our Future Climate Depends on What We Do Now @ Salem Athenaeum | Salem | Massachusetts | United States
John Spengler will tell us how to combat the effects of greenhouse gases before it’s too late. (Yes, there is still time!) Spengler, the Akira Yamaguchi Professor of Environmental Health and Human Habitation and Director … Continued
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Drop-in Mah Jongg 4:00 pm
Drop-in Mah Jongg
May 23 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The Athenaeum will host drop-in Mah Jongg sessions on Tuesdays in May.
La Tertulia 6:00 pm
La Tertulia
May 23 @ 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.
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Closed for Memorial Day Weekend
Closed for Memorial Day Weekend
May 27 – May 29 all-day
The Salem Athenaeum is closed for Memorial Day Weekend. We will be open as usual on Tuesday, May 30.
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Drop-in Mah Jongg 4:00 pm
Drop-in Mah Jongg
May 30 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The Athenaeum will host drop-in Mah Jongg sessions on Tuesdays in May.
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Evolutionary Enigmas: Windows into How the World Works 7:00 pm
Evolutionary Enigmas: Windows into How the World Works
May 31 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Evolutionary Enigmas: Windows into How the World Works @ Salem Athenaeum | Salem | Massachusetts | United States
Many aspects of the natural world do not seem to make sense at first glance. Why are organisms so different from one another, yet have many points in common? How is it that there are … Continued