- The Peabody High Parent-Teachers-Students Organization is hosting a coffee hour Thursday night (7 p.m.) at the school during which Principal Eric Buckley and others will chat about what's going on at Peabody High.
- The City Council's finance committee will meet Thursday (7 p.m.) to discuss among other matters a $5.1 million bond order request from the mayor for several capital projects.
- State Sen. Joan Lovely is holding office hours Thursday (6 p.m.) at Peabody City Hall.
- The Peabody Republican City Committee gathers Thursday (6:30 p.m.) in the conference room of the West Branch Library.
- The Friends of the Peabody Independence Greenway are inviting residents to come out and ride Saturday on the city's bike trail for a geocaching event. A group will be meeting at the Russell Street trailhead at 9 a.m. There will be coffee, you can bring food to share and there will be games and prizes. "Geocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices. Participants navigate to a specific set of GPS coordinates and then attempt to find the geocache (container) hidden at that location," according to geocaching.com.
- And one more thing: The Fire Department will be flushing hydrants in Ward 2 Precinct 2 and Ward 6 Precinct 3 starting Monday, Oct. 21. The testing may cause some temporary discoloration in tap water in those neighborhoods.
Make sure to check our local events calendar and boards section for even more happenings around Peabody.