ENDECOTT PEAR TREE CELEBRATION. Thursday, June 12, 5 to 8 p.m., Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care, 102 Endicott St., Danvers. Celebrate the Endecott Pear Tree with a walking tour around the tree, pear-themed refreshments and a lecture, “Pioneering Moments in Orthopedic Medicine.” Reservations required. $5/Essex Heritage and Danvers Historical Society members, $10/nonmembers, free for Mass General/North Shore Medical staff and Endicott family members. email@example.com, 978-740-0444, www.essexheritage.org/endecott-pear-tree-lecture.
HOSPICE AUCTION & REGATTA. Care Dimensions, formerly Hospice of the North Shore & Greater Boston, will celebrate its 20th annual Hospice Auction & Regatta on Friday, June 13, and Sunday, June 15, in Marblehead. Festivities include the Platinum Gala at the Corinthian Yacht Club on Friday, followed by the Hospice Regatta during the day on Sunday and the family barbecue and award ceremony that evening. For more information, contact Care Dimensions at 978-223-9787 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.CareDimensions.org.
SAIL INTO SUMMER. Wednesday, June 18, 6 to 9 p.m., Pickering Wharf, 23 Congress St., Salem. Join the North of Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau aboard Mahi Cruises’ Hannah Glover for a summer-themed evening of raffles, music, and networking while traveling around Salem Sound. $35 person. Details and tickets at 978-465-6555 or www.northofboston.org.
LOUISE ROSSETTI WOMEN’S RACE & WALK. Wednesday, June 18, 6 p.m., Lynch Park, 55 Ober St., Beverly. The 21st annual Louise Rossetti Women’s 5K Race starts at 6:30 p.m., and the 2-mile Fun Walk starts at 6 p.m. Entry fees are $22 for the 5K, $15 for the fun walk and $15 for students. Registration may be done at northshoretiming.com, or on race day. For more information, contact Jill Page at 978-927-4203.
Children & families
M IS FOR MUSEUM: ART IS FOR EVERYONE. Friday, June 13, 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wenham Museum, 132 Main St., Wenham. Visit the museum’s The Art of the Artifact exhibit, talk about favorite things at the museum and create a piece of art. $10 adult, $6 child. www.wenhammuseum.org.