Sunday, March 23
Organ Recital, 3 p.m., First Church in Salem, 316 Essex St., Salem. Dennis Organ Recital features Salem resident and organist Don Glover. Program includes works by Buxtehude, Bach, Franck, Levebure-Wely, Muschel and others. Sponsored by the William Dennis Fund in memory of Caroline Martin. Free. 978-744-1551, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Adult Faith Formation Lecture Series, 7 to 9 p.m., Our Lady of Hope Parish, 1 Pineswamp Road, Ipswich. Lecture by Richard Gaillardetz of Boston College and current president of the Catholic Theological Society of America, titled “The Legacy of the Second Vatican Council for the 21st Century.” Refreshments served. Free-will offering taken. Information, Mo Donovan, 978-518-0133, or John and Barbara Gould, 978-535-2321.
Sunday, March 30
Live Animals and Crafts, 9:30 to 11 a.m., Cohen Hillel Academy, 6 Community Road, Marblehead. Preschool fun with Curious Creatures. Live animals, animal crafts, healthy snacks, and fun with other preschoolers. Free. Reservations appreciated. RSVP to Renee Rudnick at email@example.com or 781-639-2880.
Service with Special Guest, 10 a.m., Church of the Holy Name, corner of Monument Avenue and Thomas Road, Swampscott. The Rt. Rev. Bishop Gayle Harris, suffragan bishop of the Diocese of Massachusetts, will join the Rev. Mark Templeman at a festive celebration of Holy Eucharist. www.churchoftheholyname.com.
Tuesday, April 1
Connections Plus, 4 p.m., Panera Bread, Vinnin Square, Swampscott. Women of all ages are invited to a free book group with conversations about Jewish identity. Group will discuss “The Thread” by Victoria Hislop. RSVP to Sharon Wyner at 978-565-4450 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Walk-ins are welcome.
Thursday, April 10
PJ Library Move & Groove, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Cohen Hillel Academy, 6 Community Road, Marblehead. Prekindergarten children are invited for stories and creative movements at PJ Library Move and Groove. Walk-ins welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Free. Sponsored by The Lappin Foundation and Cohen Hillel Academy, and supported by CJP. RSVP to Phyllis Osher, email@example.com or 978-740-4404.