North Reading Historical and Antiquarian Society

PO Box 354

North Reading, MA 01864 

(978) 664-1066

info@nreadinghistory.org

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North Reading Historical and Antiquarian Society Upcoming Events



SPECIAL EVENT

Tour of Historic Rev. Daniel Putnam House


Weekly June 21 thru Sept. 2, 2017

Wednesdays & Saturdays

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

27 Bow Street


FAMILY FUN EVENT

23rd Annual Apple Festival - Schedule of Events


Exhibition of Artwork


Tuesday, Aug. 15 thru Friday, Sept. 15

Flint Memorial Library, Main Floor


FAMILY FUN EVENT

23rd Annual Apple Festival


Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Grounds of the Reverend Putnam House

27 Bow Street

Rain date: Sept. 17, 2017


The Festival will include local vendors, an apple pie contest, Historical Society merchandise, local entertainment, children's games and pony rides.


MEMBER EVENT

Pot Luck Supper

"Sharing Archaelogical Knowledge"

by Anneliese Newsome


Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017

6:30 PM Pot Luck followed by a short meeting

7:30 PM Presentation


Celebrating Archaeology Month, Anneliese Newsome will be our speaker and members are invited to participate. Members are asked to bring items of personal / historic value.


Here's your chance to share your favorite dish and meet friends at the Society's first member event of the season.


Location: Edith O'Leary Senior Center

Third Meeting House, 155 Park Street


MEMBER EVENT

"World War I and World War II Artifacts"

by Rich Barbatos


Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017

7:00 PM meeting

7:30 PM presentation

Location: Edith O'Leary Senior Center

Third Meeting House, 155 Park Street



FAMILY FUN EVENT

Holiday Open House


Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017

2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Putnam House Grounds, 27 Bow Street


Celebrate the season--reindeer dust, homemade cookies, hot cider and cocoa, town souvenirs, tours of the historic properties and tractor hayrides by M.G. Hall--meet the North Reading Minit & Militia. At 4:15 pm, the Chamber of Commerce lights the tree on the Common followed by the Christian Community's service.


FAMILY FUN EVENT

A Victorian Christmas


Saturday - Sunday, Dec. 2/3 and 9/10

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Putnam House Grounds, 27 Bow Street


The Putnam House decked out for the holidays is a sight to see and enjoy. Our Victorian Christmas is a beauty to behold. And "Last minute" Christmas shopping too.


MEMBER EVENT

"North Reading B-17 Crash Declassified, Secrets Revealed"

by Eric Evans


Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018

7:00 PM meeting

7:30 PM presentation

Location: Activity Room, Lower Level

Flint Memorial Library, 147 Park Street


A discussion of facts and impact of the crash 75 years later.

Co-hosted with the Library and Friends of the Flint Memorial Library


MEMBER EVENT

"Antiques Appraisals and Current Market"

by Elaine Drinkwater


Thursday, March 8, 2018

7:00 PM meeting

7:30 PM presentation


Location: Activity Room, Lower Level

Flint Memorial Library, 147 Park Street



MEMBER EVENT

"Tales of North Reading"


Thursday, April 20, 2017

7:00 PM meeting

7:30 PM presentation

Location: Activity Room, Lower Level

Flint Memorial Library, 147 Park Street


The ever popular Tales of North Reading offers unique personal perspectives on our town.


Election of Board: Please remember a quorum is needed to vote in next year's slate of officers


MEMBER EVENT

"History of the Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary"

by Mass Audubon Society


Thursday, May 10, 2018

7:00 PM meeting

7:30 PM presentation

Location: Edith O'Leary Senior Center

Third Meeting House, 155 Park Street



FAMILY FUN EVENT

Memorial Day Open House


Monday, May 28, 2018

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Rev. Daniel Putnam House, 27 Bow Street

Damon Tavern, 21 Bow Street




Tour the Putnam House and Damon Tavern.


MEMBER EVENT

The Society Annual Meeting and Dinner


Thursday, June 2, 2018

6:30 PM

Location: To Be Determined


Social at 6:30 PM, Dinner at 7:00 PM

Meeting to Follow

Annual Reports


FAMILY FUN EVENT

Tour of Historic Rev. Daniel Putnam House


Monday, May 20, 2017

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Rev. Daniel Putnam House, 27 Bow Street

Farm Museum, Putnam Homestead Grounds



Tour the Putnam House and Farm Museum