Saturday, March 15
Ham and Bean Supper, 6 p.m., Church of the Holy Name, corner of Monument Avenue and Thomas Road, Swampscott. Baked ham, homemade baked beans, breads, coleslaw, desserts, and hot and cold drinks. Raffle. $10/adult, $5/children ages 12 to 16, free/children under 11. Entrance at 40 Hardy Road. www.churchoftheholyname.com.
Sunday, march 16
Kaleidoscope Chamber Ensemble in Concert, 4 p.m., Old North Church, 35 Washington St., Marblehead. The ensemble performs a program of chamber music featuring flute, oboe, clarinet, cello, violin and viola. Free admission; free-will offering collected at the door to benefit the Old North Church Piano Restoration Fund. www.kaleidoscopechamber.com, 781-631-1244.
Monday, March 17
Girls Book Club Meeting, 7 to 8:15 p.m., Swizzles Frozen Yogurt, 421 Paradise Road, Swampscott. The Girls’ Book Club, a program by the Lappin Foundation, is for girls ages 9 to 12 and their mothers. Books focus on the lives and adventures of American Jewish girls. Grandmothers and special friends welcome. Free, books provided. For details, contact Phyllis Osher at 978-740-4404 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, March 20
PJ Library Move & Groove, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Cohen Hillel Academy, 6 Community Road, Marblehead. Prekindergarten children are invited for stories and creative movements at PJ Library Move and Groove with Phyllis Eidelman. Walk-ins welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Free. Sponsored by The Lappin Foundation and Cohen Hillel Academy. Supported by CJP. RSVP to Phyllis Osher, email@example.com or 978-740-4404.
Sunday, March 23
Organ Recital, 3 p.m., First Church in Salem, 316 Essex St., Salem. Dennis Organ Recital features Salem resident and organist Don Glover. Program includes works by Buxtehude, Bach, Franck, Levebure-Wely, Muschel and others. Sponsored by the William Dennis Fund in memory of Caroline Martin. Free. 978-744-1551, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Adult Faith Formation Lecture Series, 7 to 9 p.m., Our Lady of Hope Parish, 1 Pineswamp Road, Ipswich. Lecture by Richard Gaillardetz of Boston College and current president of the Catholic Theological Society of America, titled “The Legacy of the Second Vatican Council for the 21st Century.” Refreshments served. Free-will offering taken. Information, Mo Donovan, 978-518-0133, or John and Barbara Gould, 978-535-2321.