Friday, May 30
Italian Night Supper, 6 p.m., Church of the Holy Name, Remick Hall, 40 Hardy Road, Swampscott. Church youth will host an Italian Night Supper with spaghetti sauce, different types of pasta, salads, bread, desserts, tea, coffee and cold drinks. $10 adult, $5 children ages 12 to 16, free/children 11 and under. Open to all. Raffle available, with all proceeds benefiting the Heifer International program to buy livestock. www.churchoftheholyname.com.
Saturday, June 7
Symposium: “Building a Handsome Church: St. Michael’s, Marblehead, 1714,” 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Peabody Essex Museum, Morse Auditorium, 161 Essex St., Salem. Daylong conference observes the 300th anniversary of St. Michael’s Church in Marblehead. $75 per person includes all presentations; lunch; tours of St. Michael’s Church, including crypt, archives and belfry; and closing reception. Details and registration at www.stmichaels2014.org or 781-631-0657.
Yard Sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Memorial United Methodist Church, 2 Dane St., Beverly. Books, toys, furniture, videos, white elephant tables, snack bar and more. Rain date, June 14. To donate items, call 978-927-1066.
Beethoven Mass, 8 p.m., Our Lady of Hope Church, Linebrook Road, Ipswich. Chorus North Shore performs Beethoven Mass in C Major with soloists Rochelle Bard, soprano; contralto Stephanie Kacoyanis; tenor Omar Najmi; baritone Mark Morgan and the Festival Orchestra. Tickets available online or at the door; $20 general, $17 students and seniors. www.chorusnorthshore.org, 978-468-3077.
Sunday, June 8
Temple Hosts Sale, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Temple Shalom, 287 Lafayette St., Salem. Members of Temple Shalom in Salem and Temple B’nai Abraham in Beverly are hosting a blowout yard sale with help from Youth to Israel students. Sale proceeds support efforts to send prayer books to Africa. All are welcome.
Saturday, June 21
Rummage Sale, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., South Congregational Church, 60 Prospect St., Peabody. Annual rummage sale features clothing for all ages and seasons, shoes, pocketbooks, linens, bedding, tablecloths and more. Arrive early for best selection. 978-531-1964.
Wednesday, July 30
Book club, 7 p.m., Aviv Centers for Living, 240 Lynnfield St., Peabody. Women of all ages are invited to a free book group with conversations about Jewish identity. Group will discuss “The Harem Midwife” by Roberta Rich. RSVP to Sharon Wyner at 978-565-4450 or email@example.com. Free; open to all. Sponsored by the Lappin Foundation, the Jewish Journal and Cohen Hillel Academy.