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Monday Essentials: Lolita, Steampunk and a Wacky World Record

Here are the five things you need to know before you start your week in Salem.

Steampunk - Salem Patch file photo.
Steampunk - Salem Patch file photo.

Today is Monday, Sept. 23, and here are the five things you need to know:

1. It should be another beautiful week in Salem weather-wise. The National Weather Service is predicting that local residents can expect it to stay dry this week, with daily high temperatures will be in the mid to high 60s and overnight lows in the 40s and low 50s. 

2. Salem's City Council will meet Thursday night at City Hall on Washington Street. The meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m., according to the posted agenda. If you can't make the meeting, Salem Patch will have a complete write-up from the meeting in Friday morning's newsletter.

3. Aaron Katz of The Dejas will attempt to break the world record for continuous drumming in a store at Wynott's Wands on Essex Street in Salem on Saturday, Sept. 28. Click Here for our full story. 

4. The Salem Licensing Board will meet tonight at the City Hall Annex on Washington Street. The meeting, scheduled to begin at 6 p.m., is expected to feature a discussion regarding the opening of Lolita and the future of the liquor license that formerly belonged to Bangkok Paradise, according to the posted agenda

5. Salem's Peabody Essex Museum announced earlier this week that it will host a steampunk-themed party on Thursday. The event will be the September installment of of the museum's monthly evening party series PEM/PMThe event entitled 80 Days: A Steampunk Celebration, will "celebrate time travel and globetrotting through PEM’s extensive collection of art from around the world," according to a release. Click Here for our full story.

For more things going on in Salem this week, check out our events calendar.

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