The Salem News
---- — Sunday, Feb. 3
Choral Evensong, 3 to 5 p.m., St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, 26 Pleasant St., Marblehead. St. Michael’s Choir will sing new work by Salem resident Douglas Major, choral music by Tallis and 13th-century Gregorian Chant Canticles with handbell accompaniment. 781-631-0657 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, Feb. 9
“That’s Amore” Spaghetti Supper, following 4:30 p.m. Mass at St. Richard’s Parish, 90 Forest St., Danvers. As part of St. Richard’s 50-year anniversary celebration, the church will host a spaghetti supper in the parish hall with a cash bar, entertainment and activities. $5/person, $20/family. Tickets sold at the door and after Mass. www.stricharddanvers.org.
Sunday, Feb. 10
Sacrament of Marriage St. Valentine Mass Celebration, 11 a.m., St. Richard’s Parish, 90 Forest St., Danvers. To celebrate with couples who are celebrating their 50-year anniversary or are getting married at St. Richard’s this year. www.stricharddanvers.org.
VOTF North Shore-Seacoast Affiliate meeting, 7 to 9 p.m., St. Thomas the Apostle Church Hall, 1 Margin St., Peabody. Richard Gaillardetz of Boston College presents “The Legacy of the Second Vatican Council for the 21st Century.” Refreshments served; free-will offering appreciated. VOTF North Shore-Seacoast Affiliate program in collaboration with the School of Theology and Ministry, Boston College. 978-535-2321, email@example.com, 978-518-0133 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday, Feb. 13
Ash Wednesday Services, 6:30 a.m., 5 and 7:30 p.m., Christ the Redeemer Anglican Church, 188 Elliot St., Danvers. www.ctr-anglican.org or 978-774-3163.
PJ Library Make and Take Program, 3:30 p.m., Cohen Hillel Academy, 6 Community Road, Marblehead. Free Jewish story and craft hour for 3- and 4-year olds. Walk-ins welcome. 978-740-4404 or email@example.com.
Thursday, Feb. 14
“Religious Freedom and the Arab Spring,” 4:30 p.m., Gordon College, Ken Olsen Science Center, MacDonald Auditorium, 255 Grapevine Road, Wenham. Presented by Jennifer Bryson, director of the Islam and Civil Society Project at The Witherspoon Institute and a visiting research professor for peace and stability operations at the U.S. Army War College. Bryson also served as an interrogator at the Guantanamo Bay detention camps and has written in favor of human, rapport-building interrogation and against the use of torture. Free. firstname.lastname@example.org or www.gordon.edu.
Wednesday, Feb. 27
Happy Anniversary Mass, 8 a.m., St. Richard’s Parish, 90 Forest St., Danvers. To celebrate St. Richard’s 50-year anniversary. Following the Mass, light refreshments will be served in the rectory conference room. www.stricharddanvers.org.
Connections Plus Book Group Meeting, 4 p.m., Panera Bread, Vinnin Square, 433 Paradise Road, Swampscott. New club for baby boomers, grandmothers and grand friends of the PJ Library to discuss books about Jewish identity and the role of women in Jewish culture. Group will discuss “I am Forbidden” by Anouk Markovits. Free; sponsored by the Robert I. Lappin Charitable Foundation, the Jewish Journal and Cohen Hillel Academy. 978-740-4404 or email@example.com.