Today is Wednesday, Dec. 5. Here are five things to know today in Peabody.
- North Shore Elder Services over off Sylvan Street in Danvers is holding an open house today from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. for its newest initiative, the Longevity Connection. All in one place, the Longevity Connection provides comprehensive resources, products, services and referrals for elders and those with disabilities, a committed and experienced staff. Check out the attached .pdf for more information.
- The Peabody Recreation Department is taking a day trip to New York City on Dec. 8 and there are still three seats available. The cost is $54 each. Motor coach transportation departs from Higgins Middle School at 6:30 a.m. bound for NYC. Once in the city, you are on your own. The coach returns to Peabody at approximately 11 p.m. To reserve the seats, visit www.peabody-ma.gov/parks_rec.html and click “Register Online.” Questions? Call 978-536-7133.
- Check out these local placeswhere you can buy a Christmas tree this year.
- Brooksby Farm is holding its annual holiday open house this weekend. The farm store will be open both Saturday and Sunday from noon - 3 p.m. and there will be wagon rides over the hills and through the woods, a bonfire to toast your toes, pre-cut Christmas trees, wreaths, roping and swags, complimentary hot mulled cider, tasting of selected jellies, marmalades and relishes, and sampling of apple and pumpkin pie.
- Have you checked out Haven from Hunger's Facebook page? The city's food pantry is trying to get 1,000 Likes by Christmas as a show of support.