Saturday, Jan. 12
Saul Kaye Concert, 7 p.m., Congregation Shirat Hayam, 55 Atlantic Ave., Swampscott. For all ages, featuring blues musician. $10/CSH members, $15/nonmembers, $8/students, $15/at the door. Tickets available at CSH or shirathayam.org.
Sunday, Jan. 13
Kickoff Celebration and Breakfast, St. Richard’s Parish, 90 Forest St., Danvers. To mark the church’s 50-year anniversary. Pancake breakfast, 8 to 11 a.m., in the church hall, includes pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausages, fruit salad, juice, tea, coffee and hot chocolate. $3/adults, $2/children under 12, $10/maximum per family. Tickets will be sold at all Masses and on the day of the event. The kickoff Mass, 11 a.m., includes a balloon Mass, baptismal renewal, household blessing and holy water distribution. www.stricharddanvers.org.
Wednesday, Jan. 16
PJ Library Make and Take, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Cohen Hillel Academy, 6 Community Road, Marblehead. Free and open to 3- and 4-year-olds; children must be accompanied by an adult. Event includes stories, songs and a craft. 978-740-4404 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, Jan. 25
Tu B’Shevat evening: “What Does the Torah Tell Us?,” 6 p.m., Temple Beth Shalom, 489 Lowell St., Peabody. Potluck dinner with a selection of wines at 6 p.m., followed by the Shabbat service and program at 7 p.m. Learn about trees in the Jewish tradition. Program led by guest speaker Jason Gaines. Children will have a planting project. To reserve a spot or to sign up to bring a dairy/vegetarian main dish, vegetable or salad, call 978-535-2100 or email email@example.com.
Sunday, Jan. 27
“Faces of the Night,” 7 p.m., Temple Beth Shalom, 489 Lowell St., Peabody. Tenor Kevin Margolius and pianist David Sparr will perform Jewish music of danger, dreams and celebration. Wine, cheese and crackers served at 6:30 p.m. Dessert reception will follow the performance. $18/advance, $25/at the door, $10/students. Reserve a spot at firstname.lastname@example.org.