EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

February 7, 2013

The Rock hosts gaming forum tonight


The Eagle-Tribune

---- — SALEM — A forum on expanded gaming at Rockingham Park will be held 7 tonight.

Millenium Gaming executive Bill Wortman, whose company has an option to purchase the racetrack, will host the forum.

Residents will learn what a casino at Rockingham Park would mean for them. Details on the redevelopment plans also will be provided.

The event will take place in the lower grandstand.

RSVP by calling 898-2311 or email rockinghamparkcasino@gmail.com.

Budget, gambling, I-93 up for discussion

ATKINSON — Tomorrow morning, Sen. Chuck Morse, R-Salem, chairman of the Finance Committee, and Sen. Jim Rausch, R-Derry, chairman of Transportation, will speak to the Greater Salem Chamber of Commerce.

Morse and Rausch will lead a discussion including expectations regarding Gov. Maggie Hassan’s upcoming state budget presentation, as well as the latest on expanded gaming and the Interstate 93 widening project.

The meeting is from 7:45 to 9:30 a.m. in the Tuscany Room at the Atkinson Country Club, 85 Country Club Drive.

Call the Chamber at 893-3177.

Plaistow candidates’ night is Feb. 19

PLAISTOW — Candidates’ Night in Plaistow will be Tuesday, Feb. 19, at 7 p.m. at Plaistow Public Library on 85 Main St.

This is a chance to meet all 2013 candidates running for office. The event will be broadcast live on Plaistow Access TV.

Any candidate who plans to attend should contact Jennifer Kiarsis at 382-7483 or Catherine Willis at 382-7289.

Silly Science planned in Plaistow

PLAISTOW — Silly Science begins Wednesday, Feb. 20, at Plaistow Public Library from 4 to 5 p.m.

Children ages 5 to 8 may join the fun for wacky experiments, learning activities and more from the world of science. Snacks will be provided.

This program will meet every third Wednesday. For more information, visit plaistowlibrary.com.

Free self-defense seminar offered

LONDONDERRY — Koryukan Martial Arts will offer a free self-defense seminar Thursday, Feb. 21, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Learn how to ward off attacks, escape from holds and avoid danger from professionally trained instructors. This is for adults over the age of 18. No prior experience is necessary.

Wear loose-fitting clothes. For more information, call Sensei Ken or Mandy at 552-0589.

Hampstead book club seeks new members

HAMPSTEAD — The Hampstead Special Education Parent Group is looking for new members for its book club.

The club is reading “Out of My Mind” by Sharon Draper. Copies of the book are available at the front desk at Hampstead Public Library.

Their next meeting is on Thursday, Feb. 21, at 7 p.m. at Hampstead Middle School library, 28 School St.

RSVP to info@hampsteadsepg.org or on Facebook.