- Want to learn about some baby basics? Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates is partnering with Babies R Us to offer free parenting classes and will be holding an hour long session Tuesday morning.
- The Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce's Government Affairs & Economic Development Committee will meet Thursday (4 p.m.) with Judy Barrett of RKG Associates to talk downtown revitalization trends, obstacles, etc. Barrett is a consultant working with the city on public outreach and soliciting input from the community.
- There's a mob style Christmas party Thursday at Spinelli's. Tickets include an Italian buffet, cash bar and a show by the cast of the Real Wicked Housewives of the Mob Boston, along with Christmas and dance music from Tre Bella and the Goodfellas and a special appearance by "Joey Voices."
- Over at Nazareth Academy in Wakefield, the annual Christmas concert performed by students is Thursday night.
- Nutcracker storytime: Dancers from the Boston Ballet will put on a "Nutcracker"-themed story time for preschoolers at the library on Friday (10 a.m.). You can learn more about ballet performance as well. Registration is required.
Make sure to check our local events calendar and boards section for even more happenings around Peabody.