The Kaplen JCC on the Palisades Thurnauer School of Music celebrates its annual Gift of Music gala benefit concert, featuring mezzo-soprano Naomi Louisa O’Connell, at the Bergen County Academies in Hackensack, 4-6 p.m. It celebrates both Leonard Bernstein at 100 and the 20th anniversary of the Music Discovery partnership with Englewood’s public schools. Tracey Blumberg will receive the Gift of Music visionary award. (201) 408-1406.