The Salem News
---- — Saturday, March 9
Third annual St. Patrick’s Day Dinner, 5:30 p.m., St. Richard Church, 90 Forest St., Danvers. Traditional corned beef and cabbage dinner served. Live entertainment by the St. John’s Prep Celtic Band, Irish step dancing by O’Shea Chaplin Irish Dancers and raffle baskets donated by Parish ministry groups. $12/adults, $9/children 10 and under, free/children 5 and under. Tickets available after each Mass or at 978-340-3044 or email@example.com.
Sunday, March 10
PJ Library Sing-along Seder, 3 to 4:30 p.m., Temple B’nai Abraham, 200 E. Lothrop St. Families with children ages 8 and younger are invited to the Jewish program. Cantor Gaston Bogomolni will teach attendees how to sing and creatively move through a Passover Seder. Designed for families with young children, while teaching parents creative ways to bring the experience home. Free. Grandparents welcome to attend. Parents will receive a free bag of Seder-related items to take home. 978-740-4431 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Funded in part by an allocation from the Jewish Federation of the North Shore.
Thursday, March 14
Passover Story Hour, 10:30 a.m., Flint Public Library, 1 S. Main St., Middleton. Special Passover story hour. Read stories, sing Passover songs, make a Passover craft and enjoy a snack. Sammy the Spider will also be in attendance. Free; open to the community. Program is suitable for children up to age 6. Reserve a spot at email@example.com.
Saturday, March 16
St. Patrick’s Day Mass, 4 p.m., Our Lady Star of the Sea Parish, 80 Atlantic Ave., Marblehead. Mass with Celtic harpist followed by a social in the Parish Center with Irish step dancers from Sheila Bremer’s School of Irish Dance. www.staroftheseamarblehead.org.
Sunday, March 17
Matzah Melodies Preschool Program, 1 to 2 p.m., Cohen Hillel Academy, 6 Community Road, Marblehead. Families with preschool-age children are invited for a craft project, Passover treats and Passover songs. Miss Ari will teach songs to share during Passover Seder. Free. Reservations appreciated at firstname.lastname@example.org or 781-639-2880.
Model Matzah Bakery, 3:30 p.m., Chabad of Peabody, 83 Pine St., Peabody. Children of all ages are invited to experience the Model Matzah Bakery. From threshing and winnowing the wheat stalks to kneading and rolling, each child will bake their own matzo from scratch. Parents are invited to join their children or join in a discussion/class on how to create a fun, interactive Passover Seder that will keep young children engaged and excited. The class will be led by Raizel Schusterman. $5/child, free/parents. Reserve a spot at email@example.com.
Tuesday, March 19
Barnes & Noble Passover Story Hour, 4 p.m., Barnes & Noble, Northshore Mall, Andover Street, Peabody. Read stories, sing Passover songs, make a Passover craft and enjoy a snack. Sammy the Spider will also be in attendance. Free; open to the community. Program is suitable for children up to age 6. Reserve a spot at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, March 22
Tina Luce Music Ministry Concert, 7 p.m., St. Richard’s, 90 Forest St., Danvers. Tina Luce, worship leader from Wesley United Methodist Church in Salem, will perform a worship concert in support of church’s 50-year celebration. Free admission; donations accepted.
Saturday, March 23
Movie Night, 6:15 p.m., South Congregational Church, 60 Prospect St., Peabody. Featuring “Soul Surfer.” Free refreshments served after the film. Community welcome. 978-531-1964 or www.southchurch.net.