- Peabody Glen Health Care Center and the American Red Cross are holding a community blood drive Friday, Aug. 2 from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. The center is located at 199 Andover St. You can register online at www.redcrossblood.org or call 800-733-2767. All donors also receive a 24 pack of Nice! spring water as well as a coupon for up to 20 percent off at participating Walgreens stores.
- Peabody's Randy Suckney is joining Team Lanzoni and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Aug. 11 for the 41st Annual Falmouth Road Race to help conquer cancer. More details here on how you can support the cause.
- Friday is going to be a magical night of family fun at the Y. The Torigian Family YMCA is hosting a Magic Show and Movie Night, starting at 7:45 p.m. The movie will be shown outdoors, so bring a lawn chair or blanket with you.
- In case you missed it, Mayor Ted Bettencourt will be making a promotion official Thursday at City Hall when longtime Peabody police officer Tom O'Keefe is sworn in as a lieutenant. The ceremony is at 4 p.m.
- And don't forget, you can now get a free oil change for the year at the Driveway Doctors in exchange for making a donation to Haven from Hunger's capital campaign.
Make sure to check our local events calendar and boards section for even more happenings around Peabody.