The Council on Aging is hosting its first ice cream social of the summer on Wednesday at the Senior Center, 5 Broad St. The event, which starts at 11:30 a.m., will officially kick off the summer season at the Senior Center. Mayor Kimberley L. Driscoll, along with state Representative John D. Keenan and state Senator Joan B. Lovely, both Salem Democrats, will be on hand as volunteers and to meet informally with seniors. Admission is $1 and all are welcome. Tickets can be purchased at the event or in advance at the Senior Center. For more information, call 978-744-0924.