Sunday, Oct. 27
300th Anniversary Worship Service and Community Celebration, 9:30 a.m., Second Congregational Church, sanctuary, 35 Conant St., Beverly. The Rev. Dr. Jim Antal, conference, minister and president of the Massachusetts Conference of United Church of Christ, will join the congregation for a special worship service at 9:30 a.m. to commemorate the church’s 300th anniversary. A community celebration will follow at 3 p.m. in the sanctuary. Representatives from many groups will be available with information about their programs. Refreshments will follow. The afternoon event is open to the public. www.beverlysecond.com, 978-922-5722.
Winter Warm-Up Sale, noon to 1 p.m., Ascension Memorial Church, Dorman Gym, 31 County Road, Ipswich. Proceeds benefit the church’s community outreach initiatives. Sale features designer brands, coats, warm-ups, scarves, gloves, mittens, women’s pants and sweaters, men’s pants and shirts, children’s hand-knit sweaters and jackets, shoes and boots. 978-356-2560.
Friday, Nov. 1
Shabbatini, 7 p.m., Aviv Centers for Living, 240 Lynnfield St., Peabody. All alumni, parents, and friends of the North Suburban Jewish Community Center are invited to the annual Shabbatini for martinis, appetizers and desserts. $18 member, $25 nonmember. Miriam Blue, 978-471-5520.
Saturday, Nov. 2
Friendship Fair, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tabernacle Church, corner of Washington and Federal streets, Salem. Features a silent auction; white elephant table; jewelry; CDs, videos and other media; baked goods; books; crafts; toys and children’s items; gift baskets; and an American Girl Doll raffle. Coffee and doughnuts available in the morning; luncheon with lobster rolls served from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. All proceeds from the event are donated to local charities. www.tabernaclechurch.org.
Friday, Nov. 8
Church Bazaar, 5 to 9 p.m., St. John the Baptist Parish, school gym, 17 Chestnut St., Peabody. Annual Parish Bazaar features craft tables, raffles, Grandma’s Attic, photos with Santa, baked goods, children’s games, ice cream sundaes, baseball cards, costume jewelry table, wheel of fortune, popcorn, fried dough and American and Dominican food. All are welcome. 978-531-0002, stjohnspeabody.com.