Sunday, Jan. 19
Skyloom Sacred Dancers, 10 a.m., Maple Street Congregational Church, 90 Maple St., Danvers. As part of Martin Luther King Jr. weekend, the Skyloom Sacred Dancers will be the centerpiece of the church’s worship service. The theme of their dance is “Dance for Social Justice,” which focuses on oppression and the rise out of it as the spirit helps to unite and create community. Worship offering is part of the church’s 2013-2014 Artist Series. All are welcome. www.maplestreetchurch.org.
Tercentenary Organ Recital Series, 5 p.m., St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, 26 Pleasant St., Marblehead. As part of its 300th anniversary celebration, St. Michael’s continues its tercentenary organ recital series with Barbara Bruns, the minister of music at the Parish of Christ Church in Andover, performing on the church’s Opus 69, 22-stop mechanical action organ. Open to the public. $10 suggested donation to benefit the church’s Recital Series Fund. Light reception will follow. www.stmichaels1714.org/about_history.htm.
Thursday, Jan. 23
PJ Library Move & Groove, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Cohen Hillel Academy, 6 Community Road, Marblehead. Pre-kindergarten children, ages 2.5 to 5, are invited to enjoy stories and creative movements at PJ Library Move and Groove with Elloree Jennings. Walk-ins welcome, but reservations are requested by contacting Phyllis Osher, email@example.com or 978-740-4404. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Free program sponsored by The Lappin Foundation and Cohen Hillel Academy, and supported by CJP.
Saturday, Jan. 25
Handel and Haydn Society Concert, 7 p.m., First Congregational Church, 624 Bay Road, South Hamilton. As part of the church’s yearlong celebration of its 300th anniversary, the concert is the first of a series of three concerts celebrating each of the three centuries. Concert highlights include a harpsichordist and classic 18th-century selections. $15/concert ticket or $40/series ticket. Tickets and details available at www.fcchamilton.org.