The Salem News
---- — Party like a patriot
Partake in the Patriots Day festivities at Maple Street Church on Monday from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Enjoy a barbecue with hot dogs, hamburgers, drinks, popcorn, peanuts and cotton candy, and watch the Red Sox take on the Rays at Fenway Park. Raffle tickets will be on sale for a chance to win four Red Sox tickets, Red Sox gear, gift certificates, gift baskets and other items. All proceeds will benefit the River House in Beverly, a nonprofit organization that provides homeless men with temporary shelter and the opportunity to work in partnership with staff and the community to find stable income, adequate health care and permanent homes. Tickets cost $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12. The event will be held rain or shine at 90 Maple St., Danvers. Everyone is invited to attend, and children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. For tickets, contact Steve Horn at 978-774-1770, Mark Leslie at 978-762-0600 or Maple Street Church at 978-774-4510. To learn more about the River House, visit www.riverhousebeverly.org.