Peabody Celebrates Memorial Day by remembering fallen veterans with services, a parade and a ceremony at the Peabody City Hall. A service will be held at 9:30am the Cedar Grove Cemetary followed by a parade at 11 am. Parade begins on Washington Street at the corner of Allen's Lane and ends at City Hall, where there will be a wreath-laying ceremony in front of the World War I, World War II, Korean and Vietnam war monuments.
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Meet children's author April Jones Prince as she reads from her book, What Do Wheels Do All Day? [Illustrated by Giles LaRoche]. Free and open to the public, this program is designed for toddlers through age six and their caregivers. Enjoy an art project and other interactive activities relating to the book, followed by a book signing and snack. For more information and to RSVP online, visit the website or call.
The Children’s Program will visit the Peabody Institute Library to present a ballet story on April 12 at 10:00am. This year’s ballet is a child-friendly version of Don Quixote. After the story has been read, children in attendance will able to view Boston Ballet costumes, pointe shoes, and tiaras. The event will end with a dance lesson from Boston Ballet School staff to music excerpts from the Don Quixote score. This is a free event that is open to the public.
Come celebrate the City of Peabody’s rich ethnic diversity and heritage at the Peabody International Festival in Peabody’s Square. Bring the entire family for a day of fun, food, games and entertainment steeped in rich cultural traditions.