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February 13, 2014

You're Gonna Laugh!

PLAISTOW - The Plaistow Lions are holding their 5th annual and widely popular Comedy Night on Sat., March 29. This event has continued to grow and has sold out earlier and earlier every year since its inception 4 years ago so get your tickets fast. This year’s event will once again be in the beautiful Grand Ballroom of the Atkinson Country Club. Doors open at 6:45 p.m., cocktail hour and hors d’oeuvres start at 7:00 p.m.

Comedy starts at 8:00 p.m., and will feature three great national comedians, Artie Januario, John Turco, and Katy Grady. The event will once again be hosted by the very funny Dave Rattigan. There will also be raffles and many other surprises.

All proceeds will go to the Plaistow Lions Local Charities Fund to help with various worthy projects throughout the year, including food baskets, sight and hearing assistance, gifts for children, summer camp tuition just to name a few.

Tickets are $30.00, and include a great night of entertainment, hors d’oeuvres, music by a live DJ and lots of laughs. Reserved tables of 10 are available, recommended and get preferred seating.

For tickets, call or text Jaimie Bezanson at 603.770.8948 or you can email the Plaistow Lions at plaistownh.lions@gmail.com. Information is also available on Facebook, just look for “PlaistowNHLions”.

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