Chabad North Shore’s annual Run-A-Latke, a family 5K run and Hanukkah party, will be held Sunday, Dec. 9, at 10 a.m. at Chabad Community Shul, 44 Burrill St., Swampscott. Hanukkah programming will be available for kids while adults run. Attendees can race, eat latkes and doughnuts, and help build a huge Lego menorah. Register at the door or online at www.nsjewish.com or raceit.com.
During November and December, St. Adelaide Church, 708 Lowell St., Peabody, will collect unwanted books in support of the North Shore Moving Market. Proceeds from the sale of donated books help provide free monthly grocery deliveries to the North Shore’s housebound elderly and handicapped residents. Books should be in new or good readable condition; no children’s books will be accepted. Books may be dropped off before Masses or in the Church Hall on Sundays from 8 a.m. to noon or Mondays and Tuesdays from 3 to 6 p.m., through the end of December. For more information, call North Shore Moving Market at 978-744-2532.
Christ the Redeemer Anglican Church will hold the following additional services: Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2 p.m., Thanksgiving potluck, and evening prayer at 7 p.m.; Friday, Nov. 30, 7 p.m., St. Andrew’s Eucharist. The church is at 188 Elliott St., Route 62, Danvers. For more information, visit www.ctr-anglican.org or call 978-927-4280.
Temple Beth Shalom will host free “Mommy & Me Classes” on Thursdays from 10 to 11 a.m., beginning Nov. 29 at 489 Lowell St., Peabody. During the six-week session, infants and toddlers will learn to play. New families are invited to participate and meet other new mothers. For more information, contact Dawn Sundenfield at firstname.lastname@example.org or 978-535-2100.
The Women’s Council of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary will present its annual Advent program and luncheon on Thursday, Dec. 6, at 10:30 a.m. The program, titled “A Christmas Meditation,” will be held on the campus in the Kaiser Chapel, followed by a luncheon in Alumni Hall, 130 Essex St., Hamilton. The cost for the program and luncheon is $12.75 per person. Those interested in attending should mail their payment by Monday, Nov. 26, to Women’s Council of Gordon-Conwell, 130 Essex St., Hamilton, MA 01982. For more information, contact Erica at 978-646-4027 or EricaG@gcts.edu.