Thursday, April 3
Book signing with Gordon College professor, 1 p.m., Gordon College Bookstore, 255 Grapevine Road, Wenham. Dr. Elaine Phillips, author and professor of biblical students at Gordon College, will sign copies of her first book for lay audiences, “With God, Nothing is Impossible,” a devotional based on the stories of women in the Bible. Refreshments and a limited-time price reduction available. Free. elainephillips.yolasite.com.
Friday, April 4
Teddy Bear Shabbat for Kids, 5:30 p.m., Temple Ner Tamid, 368 Lowell St., Peabody. Dinner at 5:30 p.m., Kabbalat Shabbat at 6:15 p.m. Children under age 7 are welcome and should bring their cuddly teddy bear. Free; RSVP to 978-532-1293.
Monday, April 7
Mini Movie Series, 7:45 p.m., Temple Ner Tamid, 368 Lowell St., Peabody. Featuring “Gentleman’s Agreement,” starring Gregory Peck and Dorothy McGuire. A journalist goes undercover as a Jew to conduct research for an expose on anti-Semitism in New York and the affluent community of Darien, Conn. Refreshments and discussion will follow. Cost is $2 per person. RSVP to 978-532-1293.
Thursday, April 10
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. Walk-ins welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Free. Sponsored by The Lappin Foundation and Cohen Hillel Academy and supported by CJP. RSVP to Phyllis Osher, firstname.lastname@example.org or 978-740-4404.
Friday, April 11
Faith Matters, 8 p.m., Temple Ner Tamid, 368 Lowell St., Peabody. Interfaith Speaker Series features Dr. Albert Lincoln, former secretary-general of the Baha’i International Community. Discussion and refreshments. RSVP to 978-532-1293.
Saturday, April 12
Spring Pops and Auction, 7 p.m., Northshore Unitarian Universalist Church, 323 Locust St., Danvers. Event features Danny Titus, a lively and popular musical performer, as well as an auction with donated items from the congregation and community, certificates for restaurants, museums and other local attractions and services. Food will be available for purchase. $10 admission. Proceeds benefit the church’s missions and operations. 978-774-7582, www.nsuu.org.