DOUGH RAISER. Thursday, Oct. 25, 11:30 a.m. to midnight, Uno Chicago Grill, 970 Paradise Road, Swampscott. For A Bed for Every Child, an initiative of the Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless that provides new mattresses, box springs and linens to school-age children without a bed. Uno will donate up to 20 percent of dine-in, takeout or delivery checks. firstname.lastname@example.org or www.unodoughraisers.com.
BENEFIT CONCERT. Friday, Oct. 26, 6:30 to 10:30 p.m., St. John’s School, gym, 19 Chestnut St., Peabody. All proceeds will buy food, clothing, toys and educational materials for the poor in Santa Lucia, Los Rieles, San Francisco de Macoris. Entertainment includes Latin music performed by Lenguas de Fuego, Stacey Vasquez and Grupo Esperansa; dancing by “Los Angeles”; rock ’n’ roll by Blackwater Noise and Protest. Also, 12-year-old K. Leigh Ryan will sing. Event includes raffle tickets, homemade Dominican pastelitos, pizza, assorted snacks and refreshments available for purchase. $10/ticket, available at the door or 978-531-0002.
MS HALLOWEEN FUNDRAISER. Saturday, Oct. 27, 11 a.m., Essex Street pedestrian mall, Salem. Wooshie’s Warriors, a fundraising group for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, will have a table in downtown Salem selling MS T-shirts, candy bars, jars of chocolate bark, knitted hats, Halloween blankets, soda, water, decorative wall mirrors, chocolate/peanut butter fudge, brownies, cookies, bracelets and PartyLite candles. email@example.com.
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COMEDY NIGHT. Saturday, Oct. 27, 7 p.m., Knights of Columbus No. 498, 7 Topsfield Road, Ipswich. Featuring Paul Gilligan, to benefit the Knights’ scholarship fund. $25/person. Includes prizes and raffles. Doors open at 7 p.m.; show begins at 8:30 p.m. 978-356-7740.
TEMPLE BETH SHALOM COMEDY NIGHT. Saturday, Oct. 27, 7:30 p.m., Temple Beth Shalom, 489 Lowell St., Peabody. Join comedians Mark Scalia, Steve Bjork and Jimmy Dunn for 90 minutes of fun. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. Tickets cost $30 and include three drinks, snacks and dessert. 978-535-2100 or firstname.lastname@example.org.