Saturday the 9th of June at 9am!

​Hope everyone has started a seedling to help beautify the neighborhood!

We’ll begin with the traffic “island” at the begin of Federal Street, in front of Murphy’s Funeral Home.

We will happily take plants, soil, compost, mulch, bricks, stones or anything that anyone has a little extra of that they wouldn’t mind donating!

Please reply to this email if you would like to participate.

June 7th to October 11th 

Every Thursday between 3pm to 7 Pm

Come down to Derby Square Thursday for the beginning of this years farmers market!


Celebrate Summer with HSI!

Sunday, June 17, 2018


Bowditch House Grounds

9 North Street

Salem, MA 01970

Join Historic Salem, Inc. for an evening of abundance and magic as we celebrate the coming of Summer on the Bowditch House grounds on Sunday, June 17th!

5-7pm: Barbeque from Smokin’ Betty’s & Blues Music by Drivin’ Blind

7pm: Talk by the Salem Historical Society on “Astrology & Astronomy Through the Ages”

Followed by: Traditional Solstice Activities & Candlelight Tour of the Witch House

Solstice attire preferred (red, yellow, orange, and gold)

Get your tickets here!

Friday, June 1, 2018 (All day) to Sunday, June 3, 2018 (All day)

For three days each summer, this free festival transforms downtown Salem into an opportunity for the local arts community to showcase their talents. The 2011 festival was attended by more than 5,000 people, featured more than 80 artists, a juried art show, outdoor performance at the East India Square Stage, interactive art presentations, and artists located in 20 downtown businesses. People of all ages and backgrounds enjoyed viewing art, participating in art making and purchasing art. 


Saturday, June 23, 2018 – 12:00pm to 5:00pm

Come out and celebrate the 7th annual North Shore Pride Parade and Festival. The Parade kicks off at noon with celebrity Grand Marshall comedienne Caroline Rhea (TV’s “Sabrina the Teenage Witch”) and a new expanded route through downtown Salem that ends on Salem Commons park for the festival. Join radio personality Angie C of WZLX as she hosts a fun-filled day the whole family will enjoy with live music acts, a dedicated kids zone, dozens of vendor tables featuring some of the best LGBTQ-inclusive companies and local businesses and much more!

Saturday, June 30, 2018 – 8:00am to 12:00pm


77 Wilson Street

$10/unit: Computers $20/unit: TVs, Monitors, Laptops, and Appliances (Refrigerators, A/C and Freezers).

All other electronics free! Including: Small Appliances, Home/Business Phones Printers/Fax Machines CD Player/VCRs

Please note: Cash or checks only!

E-items containing mercury along with cFl light bulbs can be brought  to Salem DPS at 5 Jefferson Avenue during regular City business hours.

Congratulations to two Federal Street houses that won preservation awards for their outstanding work!



If you would like to volunteer, have a newsworthy neighbor, know of future events 


have ideas on making our neighborhood even more wonderful, please contact us!