Portsmouth Herald — There’ll be a night of stand-up comedy to benefit Veterans Count at Blue Ocean Music Hall on Thursday, May 24 from 7 to 10 p.m. All proceeds from the event, which includes performances from comics Paul D’Angelo, Christine Hurley, and Matt Barry, will be donated to Veterans Count. A raffle and auctions for prizes will take place between acts. Current prizes include airline tickets, golf foursomes at some of the best golf courses in the country, a Tom Brady football jersey, restaurant gift cards from establishments ranging from Portsmouth to Newburyport, Boston Red Sox tickets, preseason New England Patriots tickets, and more. Tickets are $20 in advance and are available through Verani Realty real estate agents or by calling Verani’s offices: in Portsmouth, 431-8977; Exeter, 772-0600; or North Andover, Massachusetts, 978-475-4411. Tickets are $25 at door. For more information, call 888-723-0306. The Blue Ocean Music Hall is located at 4 Oceanfront North, Salisbury, Massachusetts.