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Big Banana to host cooking demo & beef tasting Saturday

LACONIA — A cooking demo and taste testing of Scottish Highlander and Angus natural beef will be held on Saturday, March 22 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Big Banana at 229 Messer Street, Laconia.

The Highlanders are raised at Miles Smith Farm in Loudon which has been in operation since the 1850's and raises its animals in a natural and kind environment without hormones or antibiotics. The animals are raised and fed on grass, hay, and vegetable grains. Open to the public at the Big Banana, which is the exclusive retailer of this beef in the Laconia area.

Last Updated on Monday, 17 March 2014 08:55

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Bob Smith to address Lakes Region Tea Party on Wednesday

MOULTONBOROUGH — Republican U.S. Senate candidate Bob Smith is scheduled to attend the next meeting of the Lakes Region Tea Party on Wednesday, March 19, at 7 p.m. in the Moultonborough Public Library.

Smith, a conservative, who served in the Senate from 1990 to 2002, is one of three Republicans who have announced they are running for the seat currently held by Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, a Democrat.

The head of the Carroll County Republican Committee, Joanne Haight, is also scheduled to speak to the group about the committee's functions.

State Rep. Jane Cormier of Alton is also scheduled to attend.

More information can be obtained by contacting Peggy Graham at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Last Updated on Monday, 17 March 2014 08:39

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Pemi Fish & Game Club to host potluck & talk about bats

HOLDERNESS — The spring pot luck dinner, annual meeting and elections of the Pemi Fish and Game Club will be held at the clubhouse at 295 Beede Road in Holderness on Friday, March 28.

Those attending are urged to bring a main dish, salad or dessert, if they are able to do so, but that is not a requirement, organizers say. Those planning to bring a dish are asked to call Winnie Oustecky at 536-4129.

The suggested donation is $5, kids age 8 and under are free. Those bringing an offering may opt to be fed free.

Following the dinner the club will meet upstairs in the Assembly Hall for a short annual meeting and elections followed by a presentation by Dave Erler, senior naturalist at the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center. Erler has been the featured speaker in the past. The talk is scheduled to be about bats and diseases such as the fungus called "white nose syndrome" that are shrinking the bat population. Erler will answer questions at the end of his talk.

For additional club information see the club website, www.pemi.org

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Gilford Parks and Rec. Department planning two trips to see Red Sox in July

GILFORD — The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department will be sponsoring two trips to watch the Red Sox at Fenway Park this summer. The first trip is scheduled for Tuesday, July 1 to see the Red Sox Play the Chicago Cubs. The second trip is scheduled for Tuesday, July 29 to watch the Red Sox play the Toronto Blue Jays.

Travel to and from each game will be provided aboard a Coach Company, Luxury Coach fully equipped with climate control, DVD Video System and Lavatory. Priority registration is given to Gilford residents, however any tickets unsold as of April 1 will be made available to residents of other communities. These trips are limited to 53 participants each, so register early.

Cost is $65 per person or $240 for a four-pack. For more information, please call the Gilford Parks and Recreation Department at 527-4722.


Last Updated on Monday, 17 March 2014 07:57

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