An artists’ reception will be held tonight from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the 5 Market St. branch. The art is also on display at the branch on the corner of Route 110 and Main Street.
For more information, call 978-834-8527 or visit www.theprovidentbank.com.
Explore Whittier’s family tree
An ancestor of John Greenleaf Whittier will speak at the Whittier Home Museum in Amesbury today at 2 p.m.
Amesbury native James Elliott Reid Jr.’s talk will follow the theme “Are You Aware of Whittier’s Famous Ancestors?”
The program will be followed by tea and refreshments in the museum, 86 Friend St. Admission is $10 for guests and free for members. For reservations or more information, call 978-388-1337.
Local photographer’s images on display
Photographs by Rowley resident Barrett S. Bacall are on display through the end of October at the Rowley Public Library.
Bacall’s diversified color images are dominated by nature, scenics and abstracts.
The library, located at 141 Main St., is open Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Tuesdays from 2 to 8 p.m.; and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Concert to raise money for arts center
Tonight’s concert at the Grog will raise money for the Byfield Community Arts Center.
Presented by Fusion Blue Productions, the 21-plus show starts at 8 p.m. and features Southbound Outlaws, Morning Orange, Casey Herlihy and Estimated Prophets.
Admission is a suggested donation of $5, with all proceeds benefiting building maintenance and event production at the center, which is volunteer-run.
The Grog is located at 13 Middle St., Newburyport.
Ham and bean supper Saturday
A “Boston Bean” supper will be held Saturday from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at Bethany Masonic Lodge in Newburyport.
The Red Sox-themed dinner will include ham, hot dogs, three kinds of beans, potato salad, garden salad, coleslaw, drinks and desserts.