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Pemi Fish and Game Club's Biathlon Program Open to all ages

HOLDERNESS — The Pemi Fish and Game Club, located at 295 BeedeRoad in Holderness, continues the biathlon program which enjoys an enthusiastic following of participants who combine shooting with skiing, snowshoeing, running, walking, wheelchairing, and mountain biking as the season and abilities dictate.
Persons of all ages and abilities are urged to give this sport a try. Coaches are available and all will fit in, ages 5 to 70's and beyond.
Rifles are available. Courtesy of an NRA Foundation grant there are six Savage MII FVT target rifles and two Kimber M83 rifles. Rifles must be iron-sighted bolt action .22's and the ammo should be subsonic.
The upcoming Winter Biathlon dates are Saturdays, January 18, February 15, and March 8. Nordic cross country skiing or snowshoeing are choices of locomotion. The winter events are dependent on adequate snow cover; check the club website for the latest announcements.  Registration will be at the clubhouse starting at 8:30 a.m. with relays for all classes starting between 10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. A second relay will be held if registration numbers warrant such. The match fee is $15 for one relay and $25 for both. Advance registration is not required.

Last Updated on Friday, 03 January 2014 10:06

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Arthur James Dance Band at Pitman's on January 11

LACONIA — Pitman's Freight Room will host Dance Night featuring the Arthur James Dance Band on Saturday, January 11 at 8 p.m.

Admission is $12 and Pitman's is a BYOB venue.

Arthur James became a fixture of the New England blues scene in the 80's. From 1990 to the present James has become the John Mayall of NH. He has shared the stage at festivals and clubs with a who's who of the New England blues world. Some past band mates have gone on to play with Roomful of Blues. Recently James is the winner of two Granite State Blues Challenges. The Band will perform Blues and R&B Dance favorites.

Band memers include Arthur James guitar and vocals, Matt Sambito, bass and Johann Haas on drums. For tickets or information call 527-0043 or 494-3334 www.pitmansfreightroom.com

Last Updated on Friday, 03 January 2014 10:04

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Ballroom dancing at Laconia Community Center January 11

LACONIA — Community ballroom dancers will be holding a winter wonderland dance on Saturday, January 11th at the Community Center located on Union Avenue. The dance will run from 7 to 10 p.m.

The group started out renting Leavitt Park club house eight years ago, then moved to the Community Center two years ago to take advantage of the wood floor. Additional dances scheduled for the 2014 season include an Evening Under the Stars Dance on May 10, and a Summer Solstice Dance on June 14.

The price is $10 per person. The admission fee goes directly to the room rental fee, water, and snacks for the dancers. For more information e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Last Updated on Friday, 03 January 2014 09:56

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Belknap County Republican Committee will hear state chairman Jennifer Horn

BELMONT — The next monthly meeting of the Belknap County Republican Committee will be held on Wednesday January 8 at 6:30 p.m. at the Top of the Town Restaurant, 88 Ladd Hill Rd in Belmont.

This month's guest speaker, NH GOP Chairman Jennifer Horn, will be discussing the Party's renewed focus on grass roots initiatives nationally and here in New Hampshire, and the need for party unity in an effort to elect Republicans in 2014 and 2016.

In addition, the Republican candidates for the District 1 Executive Council seat of the late Ray Burton, have once again been invited to attend this meeting.

Belknap County GOP meetings are open to all Republicans and like-minded independents.

Once again, in an effort to help those in the community who are less fortunate, the committee asks that each attendee bring a non-perishable food item to the meeting for distribution to local food pantries.

Last Updated on Friday, 03 January 2014 09:52

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