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"

 

by Ron Wackowski, Appraiser and Auctioner

 

Thursday, March 15, 2018

 

7:00 PM meeting

 

7:30 PM presentation

 

Location: Edith O'Leary Senior Center

 

Third Meeting House, 155 Park Street

Do you have an antique or family heirloom and you want to know how much it’s worth? Limit of four items per person and appraisals will cost $2 per item.

 

 

 


MEMBER EVENT

 

"Tales of North Reading"

 

Thursday, April 12, 2018

 

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 and the Algonquins, who inhabited its watershed"

 

by Ms. Mary Lepionka, noted local Ipswich River historian

 

Thursday, May 24, 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