Monday, Dec. 3
PJ Library New Pajama Drive, 3 to 4:30 p.m., Richardson’s Ice Cream, 156 S. Main St., Middleton. The Robert I. Lappin Charitable Foundation, in partnership with Richardson’s, invites families of the PJ Library to donate new pajamas, which will be distributed to local shelters. Children who donate a pair of new pajamas will receive a scoop of Richardson’s ice cream of their choice. New pajamas of all sizes are needed. 978-740-4404 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Advent Adult Education Scripture Program, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Our Lady Star of the Sea Parish Hall, 80 Atlantic Ave., Marblehead. Will focus on Isaiah the prophet with speaker Steven Fahrig, pastoral associate of St. Bridget of South Boston and professor at St. John’s Seminary and Blessed John XXIII Seminary. www.staroftheseamarblehead.org.
Wednesday, Dec. 5
Make and Take Shabbat Boxes, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Cohen Hillel Academy, 6 Community Road, Marblehead. Children and parents are invited to make original-designed Shabbat boxes to take home, filled with a kiddish cup, Shabbat candles, Shabbat blessings, a sheet of family discussion questions and challah. Program suitable for 3- and 4-year-olds. Reservations are requested and can be made at 978-740-4404 or email@example.com. Walk-ins welcome. Free, sponsored by the Robert I. Lappin Charitable Foundation.
Saturday, Dec. 8
Fair Trade Advent Fair, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Maple Street Church, Social Hall, 90 Maple St., Danvers. The third annual fair features handcrafts by local artists and from around the world: jewelry, ornaments, textiles and original artwork. Also, various organizations will be represented. Sponsored by the World Service Committee of Maple Street Church. All proceeds support the crafters. 978-774-4510.
Toys Only Rummage Sale, 9 to 11 a.m., Church of St. Andrew, Lafayette St., Marblehead. The 22nd annual sale features games, puzzles and children’s books. Most toys are used, some are new, and all are in good condition. firstname.lastname@example.org.