:Church to hold craft fair: Riverside Memorial Church, 278 Groveland St., will hold its fourth annual Spring Fling Craft Fair March 21 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Event organizers are seeking crafters to participate in this event. The fee is $30 for a 3-by-6-foot table with chairs. All proceeds support Riverside Memorial missions fund. For more information, contact Renee Cannon at 617-455-2792 or email email@example.com. Applications can be submitted online at http://thebusychickadees.com. Space is limited and the church ran out of tables last year, so interested people are encouraged to call early.
:Cabaret dinner theater on tap: Spotlight Playhouse will present “Broadway on Essex,” a Cabaret Dinner Theater, March 23 at 6:15 p.m. at the Galleria at Maria’s Restaurant, 83-85 Essex St. The show features a cast from theater houses across the state singing Broadway favorites both old and new, including pieces from “Oklahoma,” “Beauty and the Beast,” “Chicago,” “Wicked,” “Cabaret” and others. Tickets, $35 each, include dinner, coffee, tea and a homemade dessert buffet during intermission. Tickets are available by calling 978-380-8508, by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or online at eventbrite.com and searching for “Broadway on Essex.” More information is available at www.spotlightplayhouse.org.
Grant writing workshops offered: A series of three grant writing workshops will be held at Northern Essex Community College’s Riverwalk campus at 360 Merrimack St., Building 9, Entry K, in Lawrence in March and April. The first class, Introduction to Grants Research, is March 27 from 2 to 4 p.m. The second class, Introduction to Grant Writing for Beginners, is April 10 from 2 to 4 p.m. The third and final class, Introduction to Grant Writing II for Beginners, is April 24 from 2 to 4 p.m. The cost of each workshop is $30. NECC’s Grant Resource Center and its workshops are supported in part by funding from The United Way of Massachusetts Bay & Merrimack Valley and Associated Grant Makers, and in collaboration with Jericho Road Lawrence. More information is available from Dawna Perez at 978-738-7605 or email@example.com.