Jewish teens who are currently sophomores or juniors in high school and reside in Robert I. Lappin Charitable Foundation’s service area are invited to attend an informational meeting for the 2014 Robert I. Lappin Youth to Israel Adventure (Y2I) on Sunday, Oct. 20, at 7 p.m., at Temple Beth Shalom, Peabody. Interested teens and parents will hear from alumni and from Deborah Coltin, the trip organizer and supervisor. The 2014 program includes the fully subsidized 12-day trip to Israel in July 2014, in addition to educational programs for teens and parents, and leadership training opportunities for teens. For more information, visit Y2I.org. Registration for the meeting and questions about Y2I 2014 may be directed to Sharon Wyner at 978-565-4450 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Second Congregational Church in North Beverly will celebrate its 300th anniversary on Saturday, Oct. 26, with a catered dinner by Bonne Bouche Caterers in the Fellowship Hall at 6 p.m., followed by a concert at 8 p.m. in the sanctuary, featuring the Cape Ann Big Band and Jazz Ensemble, a 17-piece ensemble. Tickets cost $25 for dinner, $15 for the concert, or $35 for both events, and are available at www.beverlysecond.com, 978-922-5722, or at the door. Dinner reservations must be made in advance. The church is located at 35 Conant St. and is handicapped-accessible by entering at the parking lot end of the building.
Comedy Night at Temple Beth Shalom, at 489 Lowell St., Peabody, will be held Saturday, Oct. 19, with doors opening at 6:45 p.m. and with the show beginning at 7:30 p.m. Sarah Blodgett, Rich Gustus and Chrissy Judge Kelleher will be on stage, and have previously performed at Giggles, The Comedy Studio and Catch a Rising Star. Tickets are $30 each and include three drinks, munchies, dessert and coffee. Your check is your reservation. Call 978-535-2100 or email email@example.com.