SPRING FUNDRAISER. Saturday, April 27, 9 p.m. to midnight, 43 Church restaurant, 43 Church St., Salem. Salem Jazz and Soul Festival’s “Rhythm, Blues and Beats” features Jesse Dee, supported by Salem-based System Soul. Event proceeds fund festival’s mission to produce free concerts and support music education causes on the North Shore. $20/ticket. www.salemjazzsoul.org.
“SPRING INTO FASHION.” Sunday, April 28, 2 to 5 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 124 River Road, Topsfield. Fundraiser fashion show to raise money for renovations to the church kitchen will feature clothing and accessories from Francie’s Boutique. Includes refreshments, prizes, raffles and a goody bag for all attendees. $20/ticket. 978-887-0331 or 978-887-5570.
A WORKOUT FOR PALS. Sunday, April 28, 2 to 4 p.m., Karen’s Ballroom Dance Studio, 119R Foster St., Peabody. Fundraising reception to raise awareness of the efforts of PALS Animal Life Savers, Salem’s all-volunteer, nonprofit, no-kill feline rescue group. Join instructors Dot, Nena and Tara for a Zumba workout. $20/ticket; all proceeds donated to PALS and the cats seeking new homes. PalsAnimalLifeSavers.com.
VOLUNTEER INFORMATION PARTY. Sunday, April 28, 3 to 5 p.m., Corinthian Yacht Club, 1 Nahant St., Marblehead. Learn about volunteer opportunities during the Marblehead Festival of Arts. Light refreshments served; cash bar available. www.MarbleheadFestival.org.
CEDAR POND BIRD WALK. Friday, April 26, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Cedar Pond Wildlife Sanctuary, directions will be sent to attendees, Wenham. Join sanctuary director Carol Decker for a walk and view the variety of wetland and woodland habitats. Look for wood-warblers and other bird species singing and staking out territory. Listen for song, discuss behavior and learn tips on locating the birds with binoculars. $10/Mass Audubon Society members, $12/nonmembers. Registration required at 978-887-9264.
2013 ARBOR DAY CELEBRATION. Friday, April 26, 10 a.m., Holten Richmond Middle School, 55 Conant St., Danvers. Tree-planting ceremony, co-sponsored by the Danvers Forestry Division and the Danvers Garden Club. A Green Mountain sugar maple, donated by the Danvers Garden Club, will be planted at the rear of the school. Student representatives will also participate in the ceremony. 978-762-0237 or email@example.com.