• CHRISTIAN AND MUSLIM WOMEN’S PERSPECTIVES ON MARY: Sister Rita and Merve Gollu will discuss their perspectives on Mary, mother of Jesus, at 7 p.m. Wednesday at St. Claire’s Monastery, 720 Henry Clay Ave., New Orleans. The free program is sponsored with the Atlas Foundation.
  • CRAFT NIGHT: Westbank Community Ministries will provide instruction in creating no-sew two-sided blankets during a craft night at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at 2525 Apollo Ave., Harvey. The large blankets require at least 1.5 yards of both a fleece print and coordinating solid-color fleece. Participants will also need a sharp pair of scissors.
  • 150TH ANNIVERSARY: The St. Peter Missionary Baptist Church, 1731 New Orleans St., will celebrate its 150th anniversary at 2 p.m. on Sunday. Past members are invited, and there will be a photo display showing the church’s history in the program. Rev. Alex J. Robertson III is the pastor. For more information, call (504) 947-1460.
  • PROMPT SUCCOR CONCERT: The Choir of Our Lady of Prompt Succor church in Westwego will perform its Christmas Concert at 7 p.m. on Sunday. Refreshments will be served after the concert. Winning bids from the silent auction will be announced.
  • CONCERT AT GOOD COUNSEL: “A Garden District Christmas Concert” will be presented at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Church of Our Lady of Good Counsel, 1307 Louisiana Ave. It will be the official reopening of the newly restored historic church in the presence of the Most Rev. Gregory M. Aymond, archbishop of New Orleans. Featured will be several of New Orleans’ finest musicians, including sopranos Phyllis Treigle and Melissa Brocato; tenors Kevin Rouchell and Bart Folse; and organist Brian Morgan, director of music. The Good Shepherd Choir will also perform Gregorian chant. Composers included will be Adolphe Adam, Jehan Alain, St. Alphonsus, Gregory Hamilton, Calvin Hampton, Nicola A. Montani and Daniel Pinkham. The Church of Our Lady of Good Counsel was dedicated in 1894 and is now part of Good Shepherd Parish, which also includes St. Stephen Church and the Church of St. Henry. Free, but donations will be accepted. For further information, call (504) 227-3793.
  • LOW-IMPACT AEROBICS: Westbank Community Ministries offers low-impact aerobics classes from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at Faith Presbyterian Church, 2525 Apollo Ave., Harvey. For information, call (504) 368-2525.
  • WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY: “Learning to Walk in the Dark” by Barbara Brown Taylor will be the focus of a women’s Bible study that will begin with a session from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 11. To reserve a spot, call Westbank Community Ministries at (504) 368-2525.