Sunday, April 21
“Sunday Morning Tefillin Club: Israel and the Changing Middle East & AIPAC Breakfast,” 9 a.m., Chabad of Peabody Jewish Center, 83 Pine St., Unit E, Peabody. Wrap Tefillin, eat a hot breakfast and learn about the U.S.-Israel relationship. Free admission; open to the entire community, men and women. Off-the-record briefing by AIPAC area director Jacob Baime, who will discuss AIPAC’s approach to activism, Israel’s current threat environment and the role the community can play in the months ahead. Sponsored by Chabad of the North Shore in Swampscott and Peabody. Reserve a spot at Baflax@aol.com or 978-587-3285.
Earth Day Service, 10 to 11 a.m., Unitarian Universalist Church of Greater Lynn, 101 Forest Ave., Swampscott. Attendees will have an opportunity to make a pledge to reduce, reuse and/or recycle with more intention. Children from the faith development classes will play the musical instruments that they created using recycled materials. Following the service, coffee and refreshments will be served in the Parish Hall. 617-633-2004 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday, April 29
Inspirational Evenings: “Reach for the Stars! (Jayzee’s Story),” 6:30 to 7:45 p.m., Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, 14 Union St., Hamilton. Autobiographical musical video by Jorgelina Zeoli (“Jayzee”) about healing from trauma; video includes excerpts from her autobiographical novel, “Flashback,” parts one and three. Through music, art and poetry, the video portrays Jayzee’s inner transformation from the horrors of military violence and childhood trauma to a meditative state of inner peace. A discussion will follow the screening. jorgelinazeoli.com or email@example.com.