When most people think of Carrabba’s Italian Grill, date nights, special occasions or Sunday dinner usually come to mind. And while the restaurant offers a great atmosphere for those “fancier” occasions, it also has a wonderful lunch menu to choose from all week long.

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Was it just me, or was that one of the longest and most boring Oscar shows in recent history? At one point, I jokingly told my guests that I would have to serve breakfast it Neil Patrick Harris didn’t wrap up that predictions-in-the-box joke which, unfortunately, wasn’t nearly as funny as he thought it was. 

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Cajun Harmony

Cowboy Harley-Davidson will celebrate riding season with a street party and a gumbo cook-off along with a charity scavenger hunt on Saturday, Feb. 28, a great day of fun benefitting the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Registration begins at 9 a.m. with kickstands up at 10 a.m. While bikers are out riding, gumbo cook-teams will be preparing their best, with tastes starting at noon and cook-off judging beginning at 1:30 p.m.

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Noted author and true Southern bon vivant Julia Reed will visit Beaumont on Tuesday, March 10, as guest speaker of The Magnolia Garden Club’s “A Little Dab of Julia,” a luncheon and lecture to begin at 11 a.m. at the Beaumont Event Centre.

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Ronald Trahan, Sherry Paschal, Lola Campbell, Lori Odom and Kurt Ploeger
Pat Avery, Kevin Roy and Johnnie Durden
Fortune Ford, Sheriff Mitch Woods

Thursday, Feb. 12, the Gift of Life Program honored more than 200 breast, prostate and ovarian cancer survivors during its annual Survivors Celebration at the Event Centre in downtown Beaumont.

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