The event will be March 4 from 1 to 2 p.m. in Merrimack Valley Hospital’s first-floor auditorium. The cost of $5 includes a full dinner of corned beef with boiled cabbage, potatoes, baby carrots, mixed green salad, dinner rolls, coffee, tea and dessert. The hospital is at 140 Lincoln Ave. Registration is required. For more information or to register, please call 978-521-8140.
Annual Run to the Beach on tap: The Andover Striders, in association with the Winners’ Circle Running Club, will hold the annual Run to the Beach 30K, otherwise known as the “Goin Down the Road Feelin Bad” run, March 16 at 10 a.m.
The race starts at the North Andover VFW and finishes at the Winner’s Circle Sports Bar in Salisbury.
For more information about the run, contact Dave LaBrode at 978-376-8289 or email@example.com. Visit LaBrode on Facebook for updates.
Church plans craft fair: Riverside Memorial Church, 278 Groveland St., will hold its fifth annual craft fair on April 5 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Event organizers are seeking crafters to participate in this event. The fee is $35 for an 8-by-2 1/2-foot table, with chairs included.
All proceeds support Riverside Memorial missions fund. For more information, contact Renee Cannon at 617-455-2792 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Space is limited.
Community Free Market planned: Good Shepherd United Methodist Church and The Vine/Urban Kindness will hold a Community Free Market on April 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Good Shepherd UMC, 471 Main St.
The event includes a free bread and soup lunch. This event is similar to a flea market where customers shop and are given tickets to pay for their purchases, but everything is free.
The two organizations are looking for donations of household goods and clothing to make available for free to the community. No TVs, computers or large furniture will be accepted. Items can be dropped off on April 6 from 10 a.m. to noon at 471 Main St., April 10 from 5 to 7 p.m., April 11 from 5 to 8 p.m. and April 12 from 8 to 10 a.m. More information is available from Keith Boucher at 603-203-4917 or email@example.com.