CURRENT EVENTS: Marblehead’s best bets for Aug. 30-Sept. 6

Current Events spotlights exciting happenings in the coming week. If you’d like to contribute a listing, please email Current associate editor/senior reporter Leigh Blander at 

Sun prints in the garden
Wed., Aug. 30, noon

Create your own notecards with botanical designs using the photographic process called cyanotype. This class, led by Patricia Scialo,will be in the garden at the Marblehead Arts Association, 8 Hooper St. Admission is $35. Rain date is Thursday, Aug. 31, noon.

Dads & Donuts
Sept. 2, 10 a.m.-noon

Join Hestia on the first Saturday of each month for a special Dads & Donuts event when kids
and fathers (or father figures) come to play in Hestia’s Paint Your Own Pottery studio. There will be complimentary donuts. For more information, reach out to or call 781- 639-2727. To make an online reservation, go to

Art inspired by environmental justice
Fri., Sept. 1, 4 p.m.-7 p.m.

Check out the newest exhibit opening at ARTI, 70 Washington St. “Welcome to the Symbiocene” is a display of artists inspired by environmental justice, including members of the group Shared Habitat Earth.

Guy Ford Band
Saturday, Sept. 2, 8:30 p.m.-11:30 p.m.

Come dance the night away with the Guy Ford Band at The Beacon Restaurant, 123 Pleasant St.

Beach cruise-in
NEW DATE: Tuesday, Sept. 12, 6 p.m.-8 p.m.

Held at Riverhead Beach, this monthly cruise-in is the perfect place for car enthusiasts to come together and appreciate all makes and models of cars. Learn more at

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Editor Leigh Blander is an experienced TV, radio and print journalist who has written hundreds of stories for local newspapers, including the Marblehead Reporter.

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