Salem Theatre Company presents Tom Stoppard’s award-winning comedy “Heroes,” on stage through April 12, with performances playing Thursdays and Fridays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m., at 90 Lafayette St., Salem. The play is about war heroes Gustave, Henri and Philippe who plot an escape from their retirement home. General admission is $25, $20 for seniors and $10 for students. Tickets and details are available at www.salemtheatre.com or 866-811-4111.
The 12th annual Olde Salem Greens 5K Cross Country Race is set for Sunday, March 23, beginning at 9 a.m. at Olde Salem Greens, 75 Wilson St., Salem. Online registration remains open until Friday, March 21, at noon and costs $18 per entry. Registration is also available the day of the race until 8:45 a.m. at the race site, and costs $20 per entry. Preregistered runners may pick up their bib number and shirt on Saturday, March 22, from 4 to 6 p.m., at the Salem Senior Center, 5 Broad St. The race is hosted by Salem Department of Park, Recreation & Community Services, and race proceeds go directly to the Salem, Park and Recreation Department and the Salem High School Cross Country Team. For details or to register online, visit www.NorthShoreTimingOnline.com/reglivecb.aspx?eventyear_id=153.
The JCC of the North Shore has launched a new Special Needs Inclusion program at its Summer on the Hill camps in Marblehead. Children ages 3 and older who participate in the Special Needs Inclusion receive special support and guidance to help them practice their motor, communication and social skills in a natural setting with their group peers. To learn more, contact Melissa Caplan at firstname.lastname@example.org, or stop by the Camp Open House on Sunday, March 30, from 1 to 3 p.m., at the JCCNS, 4 Community Road, Marblehead. Visit jccns.org for details.
Children’s Friend and Family Services seeks volunteer mentors ages 21 and older from a variety of backgrounds. Each mentor will be matched with one youth, between the ages of 5 and 18, from the North Shore. Mentors and youths meet every week for at least two hours. For more information or to volunteer, visit childrensfriend.net/services/youth-mentoring/ or contact Samantha Alves, director of youth mentoring, at email@example.com or 978-219-1528.