Adult Programs

Community Service Awards

The Community House recognizes and honors individuals who have exhibited extraordinary dedication to volunteerism and/or community service. The Joanne Holbrook Patton Community Service Award and the Volunteer of the Year Award are presented at our annual Harvest Dinner in November. Nominations are accepted year-round. Deadline for Harvest Dinner 2020 nominations is April 30, 2020.

Susanna Colloredo-Mansfeld
Recipient of the 2019 Joanne Holbrook Patton Community Service Award

Special Friends

Thursdays, 6:30-8:30pm
February 13 – Sweethearts Dance
March 26
April 16 – Spring Fling Dance
May 14 – Country Western Dance
June 18
July 9 – Art Grows Here Reception
September 17 – Karaoke & Spaghetti Dinner
October 22 – Halloween Dance

The Community House has been serving the interests of our “Special Friends”, individuals with special needs, for over 30 years via regular socials. All events are free, with advance registration. RSVP 978-468-4818 x10. Interested in volunteering? There are opportunities to volunteer throughout the year.

Community Carol Sing

Saturday, November 30

Kick off your Christmas celebrations with a Christmas Carol Sing for all ages! Brian Doser and Joe Scuderi, along with a few special guests, team up for an exciting evening of caroling and holiday fun!
3:3pm – Railroad Ave will be closed off for a festive evening with hot cocoa and more!
4pm – A special visit from Santa and his holiday mini horses – great opportunity to take some special photos!
5pm – The lighting of the Christmas Tree at People’s United Bank on Railroad Ave, followed by our Community Carol Sing. Booklets of carols will be provided by The Community House. Children are encouraged to bring their own flashlights or glowsticks.

29th Annual Community House Classic 9 Hole Golf Tournament

June 5, 2020
Cape Ann Golf Club, Essex, MA

Community Block Party

Saturday, June 20
At Patton Park
Music – Kids’ Activities – Food Trucks – Vendors
Fireworks at dusk
Raindate Sunday, June 21

Harvest Dinner

Thank You to everyone who came out and supported The Community House at this year’s 18th Annual Harvest Dinner.
And, Thank You to our event sponsors!
Salem Five Charitable Foundation
Emanio Creative
Barbara Lynch Photography

Independent Progams

Great Bay Tai Chi

Paul Mahoney

Ignite Your Spirit Yoga

Laurence King