Mardi Gras Party

hosted by Gary Gropman

WHAT: Mardi Gras party at Gary Gropman’s house.
WHEN: Saturday, Narch 24th, 6 PM – ?
WHERE: 36 Stevens Street, Malden
FOOD: Please contact Gary to discuss what you should bring.
COST: $2 to the host for incidentals.
RSVP: Please call Gary at (781) 322-2516 to RSVP before March 16th.
MAXIMUM GUESTS: 30.

DIRECTIONS (FROM THE SOUTH): Take I-93 to exit 29 for MA-28/MA-38 towards Somerville/Medford. Keep right at the fork, merging onto MA-28 N./Fellsway. Turn right onto Revere Beach Pkwy. then right onto River’s Edge Dr. & continue onto Commercial St. Turn right onto Medford St. and right onto Main St., then immediately left onto Acorn St. Acorn ends at Hancock St. where you turn right, then immediately left on Lowell St. and left again on Stevens. Gary is the 3rd house on the right.

DIRECTIONS (FROM THE SOUTH): Take I-93 to exit 32 for MA-60 towards Medford Sq./Malden (3rd exit from the traffic circle), becomes Salem St. Turn right onto Fellsway W. and left onto Medford St. which ends at Main St., where you will turn right. then immediately left on Acorn St. Acorn ends at Hancock St. where you turn right, then immediately left on Lowell St. and left again on Stevens. Gary is the 3rd house on the right.

VIA MBTA: The nearest train stop is Malden Center Station. If anyone needs a ride, please call Gary.

Valentine’s Day Potluck

hosted by Norman Pelletier & Jim Garrity

WHAT: Valentine’s Day party at Harry & Philip’s house.
WHEN: Saturday, February 10th, 2-6 PM.
WHERE: 3 Vale View Rd, Wakefield
FOOD: Call or e-mail Norm (see roster) if you would like to bring something to contribute.
COST: $2 to the host for incidentals.
RSVP: Please call or e-mail Norm (see roster) to RSVP before February 7th.
MAXIMUM GUESTS: 25.

DIRECTIONS: Take I-93 to 128/I-95 N. Follow Exit 38A to Main St. (MA-28). Take the sharp left onto North St. which continues into Prospect St. Turn left onto Vale View Rd.

VIA MBTA: Commuter rail to Wakefield Center & call Harry (857) 544-3630 for pick-up.

Yankee Swap Party

hosted by Ben Gallo

WHAT: A Chinese New Year’s Party/Yankee Swap. Bring a gift for the Yankee Swap if you like (something not expensive).
WHEN: Sunday, January 14th, 1-? PM.
WHERE: 15 Trifone Rd., Revere
FOOD: Chinese food, salad, dessert, soft drinks, and coffee will be provided. BYOB.
COST: $10 at door for food, beverages, and incidentals (plates, cups, utensils, napkins).
RSVP: Please e-mail benpgallo@sbcglobal.net or call Ben at (781) 808-4911 by January 2nd.
MAXIMUM GUESTS: 25.

DIRECTIONS (GOING NORTH): From I-93N, take left exit 27 onto I-93 N/Tobin Bridge/US-1 N, Take Sargent St. exit toward W. Revere (0.2 mi). Turn right onto Sargent St. (0.2 mi). Turn right onto Washington St. (0.3 mi). Turn left onto Trifone Rd. (0.1 mi). Ben’s is the second house on the right.

GOING SOUTH: Take US-1 S to Rte. 60 exit toward Malden/Revere. Enter rotary and take the 1st exit onto Squire Rd./Rte. 60W (the Revere Theater is on the right). At the 2nd set of lights turn sharp left onto Washington St. (gas station is on the left). Follow Washington St. (0.5 mi). Trifone Rd. is on the right. Ben’s is the second house on the right.

VIA MBTA: Take the Blue Line train to Beachmont Station, and board the 119 bus (Northgate/Beach St.) Get off the bus at Malden St. & Washington St. (immediately after Lucia Ave.) Turn left onto Washington St. and walk 6 short blocks to Trifone Rd on the right side of Washington St. Ben’s is the second house on the right.

Deck the Halls Potluck

hosted by Stephen Larrett & Tony Soares

WHAT: Deck the Halls with balls and holly…. Join Tony and Stephen to kick off the holiday season with a December potpourri, good friends, good food and great times.
WHEN: Sunday, December 3rd, 2-6 PM.
WHERE: 25 Warren Ave, Randolph
FOOD: Call or e-mail Tony (see below) if you would like to bring something to contribute.
COST: $2 to the host for incidentals.
RSVP: Please call or e-mail Tony at (617) 282-5154 or tony45232@aol.com.
MAXIMUM GUESTS: The more the merrier!

DIRECTIONS: Take I-93 to Exit 4 (MA-24 S.) toward Brockton using the left two lanes, and continue onto MA-24 S. Take Exit 20A to merge onto MA-139 E. toward Randolph. Follow MA-139 E., which becomes Warren St. After the plaza with Not Your Average Joe’s on the right, Warren Ave. is the third left, by the big white fence on the corner. Stephen & Tony are the 1st house on the right.