5 Things To Do This Month: Self Care

This month, we are talking about Self Care. The below events are things we thought would be great things to take care of our mind, heart, body and soul 🙂

1. Salem’s So Sweet

Salem's So Sweet

Downtown Salem, February 8th-February 14th (see update below). Sample wine and chocolate to your heart’s content at the 11th annual Wine and Chocolate Tasting on the evening of February 8th (tickets can be bought in advance for $25 at the Chamber of Commerce, 265 Essex Street). Shop downtown Salem all week, while sampling chocolates and viewing the outdoor ice-sculptures (starting Feb 9th at noon). For more information on events, times and tickets, visit the Chamber of Commerce Site HERE.

******* Update!!! Because of the impending snow storm, Salem’s So Sweet has been rescheduled to the following week (Feb. Check out the details HERE!)

2. Books About Women, Books By Women, Women.

Books about Women

Beverly Commons bandstand
Saturday, February 9th from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Join book lovers in celebrating women in literature. Free coffee and donuts provided while you peruse and purchase your favorite books.

******* Update!!! Because of the impending snow storm, this event has been rescheduled to February 16th.

3. Watch the Animated Oscar-Nominated Shorts

Paperman, Disney's Oscar-nominated short

Paperman, Disney’s Oscar-nominated short

Cinema Salem
One East India Square, Salem, MA
Feb 6th to 11th

This is a rare chance we get once a year to watch all five films at once in the big screen! This is an indulgence I don’t want to miss!

Click HERE for showtimes.

4. The Heart in Art

The Heart in Art
Scarlet Letter Press and Gallery
Pickering Wharf, 102 Wharf Street, Salem, MA
Saturday, February 9th, 6pm until 9pm.

For a little twist on Valentine’s Day, this art show features artwork from over 20 local artists that pays homage to the human heart.

Sip blood-red wine and dip strawberries, brownies, pretzels and marshmallows into the flowing fountain of chocolate fondue.

Can’t make it to the opening? You can still see the show during the entire month of February.

5. The Artful Life Open House!

Artful life banner

The Artful Life
10 Colonial Road, Suite #14, Salem, MA (next to Green Tea Yoga).
Friday, February 22nd, from 4pm until 8pm.

Join Madelene at her new art therapy center and studio for a free sampling of their creative services! Refreshments and art materials provided.

4:30-5pm: Express Your HeART for young children and their caregivers.

5:30-6pm: Collaborative group art-making. 6:30-7pm: Creative Zen Group for mindfulness and meditation.


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