Justices of peace plan gala event
Love is bound to be in the air during a special "Valentine's Day Extravaganza" in Merrimack. The New Hampshire Justices of the Peace Association will host the event, providing eight officiants to perform traditional weddings, civil unions and vow renewal ceremonies on Feb. 14. The organization will provide pictures, music, cake, champagne, sparkling cider and flowers, according to a press release. The cost is $195, with additional costs for up to four guests. Children of couples are free. The event will be held at the Merrimack VFW at 282 Daniel Webster Highway from noon-7 p.m. Reservations can be made at www.nhjpa.org or by calling founder Lee Laroche at 529-7389.