“Images of Jewish Women in American Film,” a film and discussion series sponsored by the Jewish Women’s Archive, will trace cultural representations of and attitudes toward Jewish women in American films in the past 50 years. The series begins Wednesday, March 6, at 7 p.m. at Woodbridge, 240 Lynnfield St., Peabody, with the movie “Marjorie Morningstar,” the 1958 film version of Herman Wouk’s novel. Future dates and movies include “Hester Street,” April 22, at the JCC in Marblehead; “The Way We Were,” May 2, at Aviv Centers in Peabody; “Private Benjamin,” June 5, JCC in Marblehead; and “Kissing Jessica Stein,” July 22, at Aviv Centers in Peabody. Admission is free, and refreshments will be served. To reserve a spot, contact Susan Feinstein at 978-740-4431 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Artists in Worship will be held at the 10 a.m. worship service on Sunday, Feb. 17, at the Tabernacle Congregational UCC Church, and will continue each Sunday during Lent. Artists of all levels are invited to create artwork or craft projects in the sanctuary balcony during the worship service. Art supplies will be provided, but artists may bring their own supplies. An art exhibit will be on view the Sunday following Easter and will showcase the work of those who participated. For more information, call 978-744-3164 or email email@example.com. The church is at 50 Washington St., Salem.
Chabad of Peabody’s annual Purim bash is set for Sunday, Feb. 24, at 4 p.m. at the Holiday Inn in Peabody. The event includes a halftime megillah reading; a video presentation of Jews in sports; a buffet dinner; a sports show by The Sports Court Jesters; music and dancing; and popcorn, cotton candy and other snacks. Attendees are encouraged to dress up as true fans. Admission is $10 for children and $15 for adults, with a $60 maximum per family. Advance reservations are required by Sunday, Feb. 17, at https://jewishpeabodycom.clhosting.org/templates/articlecco_cdo/aid/2109806/jewish/Untitled/lang/en.