Thanksgiving meal

Sandra Moore, left, and Carol Turner are served a turkey dinner at a Senior Citizens Thanksgiving Lunch held at the Salem High School auditorium in 2013.

No one needs to go without a turkey dinner this Thanksgiving Day.

Several local organizations are serving free community meals, and all are welcome to attend.

Here is where to find one.


Tavern in the Square: 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Volunteers welcome. To donate time, call the manager in advance; 189 Washington St. 978-740-2337.

Lifebridge: Two servings, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. and 6:30 to 7 p.m. 56 Margin St. 978-744-0500.

Moose Lodge: Doors open at 11:30 a.m., dinner at noon. Registration required by calling Salem Council on Aging at 978-744-0924. Transportation is available for $1 for Salem seniors. Meals can also be delivered to homebound Salem residents; call the Council on Aging to sign up. Although this is geared toward senior citizens, individuals and families are welcome. 50 Grove St. 978-744-0924.


St. Peter’s Episcopal Church: Noon to 2 p.m. Volunteers welcome. Call the church to donate time; 4 Ocean St. 978-922-3438.


Ma Dukes and Friends, First Church of Danvers: Meals served from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Meals can be delivered to homebound residents; call Debby Marticio at 978-774-0172 to request one. Volunteers welcome; call Marticio to donate time. 41 Centre St.


Haven From Hunger: Noon. Dinner is courtesy of Henry’s Market. 71 Wallis St. 978-531-1530.


Brothers Deli: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 41 Market St. 781-581-3363.

My Brother’s Table: Brunch, 10:30 a.m. to noon; dinner, 2:30 to 4:15 p.m. Volunteers welcome; call 781-595-3224. 98 Willow St.


The list of free Thanksgiving meals was compiled by North Shore Community Action Programs.

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