May 6, Saturday. The Melrose Symphony Orchestra will present their annual spring Pops Concert at Memorial Hall at 8 p.m. with trumpeter Jeffrey Work as the featured soloist. General admission tickets are $12, $10 for students and seniors, and can be obtained at the Melrose Drug Center, 462 Main Street.
May 7, Sunday. The Beebe Estate Antiques and Collectibles will have a roadshow appraisal of "attic treasures" from noon to 3 p.m. at the Beebe Estate, West Foster Street. Informal appraisals (limit five items per person) will cost $2 per item. For information, call Jane Lavender, 662-5788.
May 7, Sunday. Puppet show and balloon creations with Ron Comeau of Jubilee Puppet Theater will take place from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the First Congregational Church, 121 West Foster Street. Tickets are $3 per person at the door.
May 9, Tueday. Lyceum will present Alicia Nitecki at the Beebe Estate at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $5.00 and can be obtained at Bread 'n Bits of Ireland, 530 Main St., Melrose or call 781-665-5210.
May 12, Friday. The Melrose Arts and Crafts Society will present its 95th annual craft exhibit at the First Baptist Church, 561 Main Street. Admission is free and the exhibit is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
May 13, Saturday. The Mother's Day Tea sponsored by the Victorian Melrose Society will be held at the Beebe Estate, 235 West Foster Street, from 2 to 4 p.m. Guests are encouraged to wear Victorian dress or a "tea hat". A $14 donation per person is requested with the proceeds to support the ongoing and special activities of the society, a non-profit, community organization. Reservations are by advanced payment. A stamped, self-addressed envelope with a check made out to "VMS" should be sent to VMS, 15 Woodland Ave., Melrose 02176. Call 665-9672 for more information.
May 13, Saturday. The sixth annual Melrose High School Athletic Hall of Fame banquet will take place in Memorial Hall. For ticket information, contact Wilson Insurance Agency at 665-1034.
May 14, Sunday. Third Annual Melrose Run for Women (walkers also welcomed) at 9 a.m. The 3.5 mile course starts and ends at the Melrose Armory. The race benefits the Melrose Alliance Against Violence. Pre-entry $12; post-entry, $15; Kid's Fun Run (8:30 a.m.), $2. Obtain entry forms by calling Linda Ford, 322-2075, or visit www.melroserunningclub.com.
May 27, Saturday. "A Sentimental Journey" Dance at the Americal Civic Center, Main St., Wakefield to benefit the Alliance for the Mentally Ill. Donation $10.00 per person; $15.00 for two. Tickets available at Bob's Market, 163 W. Wyoming Ave or Ralph's Florist, 161 W. Wyoming Ave, Melrose.
May 5, 2000