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January 12, 2013

North Shore religion calendar


The Salem News

---- — Saturday, Jan. 12

Coat Sale, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., First United Methodist Church of Hamilton, 391 Bay Road, Hamilton. 978-468-1256.

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.

“Celebrate What’s Right With the World,” 10 a.m., Unitarian Universalist Church of Greater Lynn, 101 Forest Ave., Swampscott. During the worship service, attendees will watch short film by National Geographic photographer and Academy Award nominee Dewitt Jones. The congregation will continue with an appreciative inquiry event from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Both the service and event will be led by interim minister the Rev. Dr. Judith Smith-Valley. www.uucgl.org, 781-595-8836, ext. 10, or office@uucgl.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 posher@rilcf.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 bsimons@templebethshalom.org.

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 bsimons@templebethshalom.org.

Tuesday, Jan. 29

Meet AIPAC: A Strategic Discussion on How to Keep Israel Safe and Secure, 7 p.m., Temple Beth Shalom, 489 Lowell St., Peabody. Evening of learning and discussion about Israel with Jacob Baime from the American Israel Public Affairs Committee. Free. Light refreshments served. Reserve a spot at 978-535-2100.