STAINED GLASS CANDLES. Thursday, Nov. 7, 3 to 5 p.m., Abbot Library, Meeting Room, 235 Pleasant St., Marblehead. Teens are invited to make their own stained glass candle holder. Materials provided. 781-631-1481, www.abbotlibrary.org.
FALL APPLETONCOOKS! PROGRAMS. From the Farm Kitchen: Holiday Hors d’oeuvres, Thursday, Nov. 7, 6 to 9 p.m.; and Thanksgiving on the Farm, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 6 to 9 p.m., at Appleton Farms, 219 County Road, Ipswich. $75 for Trustees of Reservations members, $85 for nonmembers. Details and registration at www.thetrustees.org/appletoncooks.
ADOPT A BEACH TRAINING SESSION. Thursday, Nov. 7, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Marblehead Community Charter School, 17 Lime St., Marblehead. Salem Sound Coastwatch will hold a free Adopt a Beach Training session for anyone interested in volunteering or learning more about beach ecology, sources of water pollution, how to identify storm damage, invasive species, and more. Adopt a Beach volunteers serve as year-round “beachkeepers,” cleaning up trash and litter, observing conditions on the beach, and looking for sources of contamination. Light refreshments served. Reservations requested at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 978-741-7900. Visit www.salemsound.org for details.
IMPROV COMEDY. Marblehead Little Theatre presents a six-week course on improvisational comedy taught by Brett Bovio at 12 School St., Marblehead. The course is for teens and adults. Adult classes will be held on Mondays from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. starting Nov. 11, and teen classes will take place on Tuesdays from 4 to 5:30 p.m., starting Nov. 12. The course fee is $175 per person. Space is limited. For more information or to register, visit www.mltlive.com, http://tinyurl.com/n2lhfnv, or http://tinyurl.com/mvt5cmb, or call 978-265-0793.
ISRAELI FILMMAKERS SCREEN FILMS. Thursday, Nov. 7, 2 p.m., Barrington Center for the Arts, Gordon College, 255 Grapevine Road, Wenham. Three Israeli filmmakers will screen their films. Event meant to foster intercultural and interreligious dialogue between young American Christians and Israeli Jews through the medium of film. Free and open to the public. Co-sponsored by Boston Jewish Film Festival, the Consulate General of Israel to New England and the Gordon College Film Society. The filmmakers are in Boston to compete in Boston Jewish Film Festival’s third annual short film competition. www.gordon.edu.