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Windham Regular Meetings & Events
American Legion Post 109, Town Hall, upstairs, 7:30 p.m., third Tuesday
CHADD, Windham Presbyterian Church, 7:30 p.m., third Thursday (Judy Holt, 880-4997)
Conservation Commission, Planning & Development Conference room, 7 p.m., second and fourth Thursday
Garden Club, Windham Town Hall, 7:30 p.m., third Thursday (except July/August)
Hannah Dustin Quilters Guild, Hudson Community Center,
9 a.m., first Monday (except June – August)
Historic District/Heritage Commission, Bartley House, 4 p.m., second Wednesday
Lions Club, Windham Senior Center, 7 p.m., first and third Wednesday (except July & August) Visitors are always welcome.
Planning Board, Planning & Development Conference Room, 7:00 p.m., first and third Wednesday
Recreation Committee, Planning & Development Conference Room, 7 p.m., third Thursday
Selectmen, Planning Department, 7 p.m., Mondays
Technical Advisory Committee, SAU Building, 7 p.m., second Thursday (except July, August, December) Toastmasters, Windham Senior Center, 7 p.m., second Wednesday
Windham Bible Chapel Youth Group, at Chapel, 6:30 p.m.,
Windham Democratic Town Committee, Coffee Roaster’s Cafe,
third Thursday, 7 p.m.
Windham Newcomers & Friends, Membership, Koffee Klatch,
10 a.m., second Tuesday; Windham Depot Rail Trail, 9:30 a.m., Thursdays
Windham Woman’s Club, Windham Town Hall, 11:30 a.m., first Wednesday, September through May; second Wednesday in January (434-5096)
Zoning Board, Planning & Devel. Conference Room, 7:30 p.m.,
second and fourth Tuesday.
Pelham Regular Meetings & Events
Animal Rescue Network of New England, Pelham Police
Department Community Service Room, first Monday, 7 – 8 p.m.
Budget Committee meeting, Mondays and Thursdays, 7:30 p.m.
Conservation Commission, Sherburne Hall, 7:30 p.m., second Wednesday
Council on Aging, Pelham Senior Center, 1 p.m., first Thursday (except July and August) CTAC, Town Hall Annex, 7 p.m., second Wednesday
GriefShare, grief recovery support group, Mondays, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Crossroads Baptist Church
Hannah Dustin Quilters Guild, Hudson Community Center, 9 a.m., first Monday (except June-August) Historical Society, Historical Society Building, fourth Monday Knights of Columbus, K of C Hall, 7:30 p.m., first Wednesday Library Trustees, Pelham Library, 6:30 p.m., second Wednesday Mom To Mom, Crossroads Baptist Church, every other Thursday.
MOMS (Moms Offering Moms Support), Pelham Public Library, Molly Hobbs Room, 9:30 – 10:30 a.m., First Monday (unless it’s a holiday, then second Monday).
MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) meeting, Crossroads Baptist Church, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m., first and third Thursdays of most months. (For information, call 635-1556)
Planning Board, Town Hall, 7:00 p.m., first and third Monday
Pulpit Rock Lodge Number 103, A&FM Meeting, every second
Monday (except July and August), 7:30 p.m., at the Lodge.
Pulpit Rock Lodge’s Public Breakfast, every third Sunday (except
July and August) 8 – 10 a.m. Red Hat Society, VFW, 6 Main Street, 1:00 p.m., second Tuesday
Rockingham County Women’s Connection, Rockingham Race Track,
Belmont Room, 11:30 a.m., third Tuesday Selectmen, Sherburne Hall, 6:30 p.m., Tuesdays Single Mom Small Group, 7 p.m., Fridays, Mindy 635-8679 St. Patrick School Board, School Library, 7 p.m., second Tuesday VFW, 6 Main Street, Pelham, 7 p.m., first Thursday
Wattannick Grange, Hudson Grange Hall, 7:30 p.m., first and third Monday
Zoning Board, Town Hall, 7:00 p.m., second Monday
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Saturday, May 22
The Pelham Gardeners members are busily digging up perennial plants for our annual plant sale, which will be located on the grounds of the First Congregational Church (where Old Home Day is), from 9 a.m.-noon. Come early, as they sell out quickly.
The Windham Garden Club will open its 20th annual Plant Sale from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., at the Windham Town Hall parking lot. More than 3,000 plants, mostly grown and/or donated by Club members, will be available, including herbs, vegetables, colorful annuals, and perennials for sun, shade, and in between. Cash and checks accepted. Buyers are encouraged to line up early and to bring their wagons and garden carts. At sale’s end, winning tickets in the Nancy Surette Scholarship fund and Junior Gardeners raffles will be drawn. Tickets may be purchased at the event.
Sunday, May 23
The Gilman E. Sleeper Camp 60 Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War will hold a Memorial Day ceremony at Pine Grove Cemetery at 1 p.m. The ceremony will be held at the gravesite of the camp’s namesake, Lieut. Gilman E. Sleeper and will be followed by a brief ceremony at the GAR monument, also in Pine Grove. The public is cordially invited to attend. Lieut. Sleeper’s gravesite can be reached by using the cemetery entrance on Main Street.
Friday, May 28
Teens are invited to the Nesmith Library from 2-4 p.m. for the last TAB meeting of the year. We’ll make posters to advertise the upcoming Teen Summer Reading Program!
Saturday, June 5
Teen volunteers are still needed to help out at the Teen Tent at the Strawberry Festival. Please e-mail or call Mrs. Morse for more information at LMorse@NesmithLibrary.org
Saturday, June 5
The 2010 Strawberry Festival and Book Fair,
sponsored by the Friends of the Library of Windham (FLOW), will take place at the Nesmith Library from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (Festival rain location – Windham High School, Book Fair rain location – Nesmith Library.) Shuttles will be available from the Rte. 111 Park and Ride and the Windham Center School. There is no parking at the Nesmith Library or at the Windham Town Hall! Music, Entertainment, Books, Games, Food, Raffles, and Homemade Strawberry Shortcake! Fun for the entire family!
Wednesday, June 9
The Pelham Public Library will hold a Library Trustee Meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the Dr. Ernest Matthew Law Reading Room. This is an open public meeting.
the ceremonies, the group will then travel to Forest Hill Cemetery in East Derry to hold a ceremony for a fallen soldier of the Civil War. The camp meets at 1 p.m. on the fourth Saturday of the month at the Kelley library. Membership is open to anyone who has an interest in the Civil War. For more information, contact Ellsworth Brown at 870-0043.
Monday, May 31
The Pelham VFW Post #10722 and American Legion Post #100 are coordinating the
Pelham Memorial Day events. A Wreath
Ceremony will be held at Veteran’s Memorial Park from 9-10 a.m. Parade Units will meet/ form-up at Pelham Village Green between Town Hall and the Police Department from 9:30-10:15 a.m. From 10:15-11:30 a.m., the Memorial Day “Parade of Colors” and Ceremony will begin at Pelham Village Green and will circumvent the Village Green Loop, and then proceed to Gibson Cemetery Memorial for: National Anthem, Introductions, Honored Guest’s Speech, Roll-Call of Deceased Veteran’s/Civil Service employees, Wreath-Laying Ceremony, and Military Honors rendered with 21-Gun Salute and Taps. Parade Units will then march to the Town Center Memorial before finishing at the American Legion Post #100. The musical pieces during the parade and ceremony will be provided by Pelham High School students. At noon, the Town of Pelham will sponsor a cookout to be held at American Legion Post #100 on Windham Road (Route 111A). Call VFW Post Commander Mark McCabe at 320- 1120, or American Legion Post Commander Aram Jeknavorian with any questions or comments.
Thursday, June 3
A Household Hazardous Waste and
Electronics Collection will be held at the Nashua Public Works Garage, 6 Riverside Street, Nashua, from 3-7 p.m. Residents of Amherst, Brookline, Hollis, Hudson, Litchfield, Merrimack, Milford, Mont Vernon, Nashua, Pelham, and Windham may attend. There is a cost per vehicle, and additional charges for electronics recycling. For more information and a complete list of accepted items, please visit www.nashuarpc.org/hhw
, or call 424-2240.
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Saturday, June 5
The First Congregational Church of Pelham is sponsoring a Town-Wide Yard Sale on the church lawn. Spaces (10 x 10) may be reserved for on the lawn. You may call the church office to reserve your spot at 635-7025. We also offer to list your home yard sale on a map for the same date if you choose to have a home yard sale that day. There is a fee to be listed on the map. Maps will be sold that day to folks interested in cruising yard sales.
Saturday, June 12
St. Patrick School, 16 Main Street, Pelham,
will hold a Community Spring Festival Day
from 7 a.m.-3 p.m., featuring a pancake breakfast from 7-10:30 a.m., a 5K road race with registration at 8:30 a.m., children’s games, a craft fair, touch-a-truck, a duck race, delicious food, an antique car show, and more. All proceeds benefit St. Patrick School.
Thursday, June 17
The Pelham Public Library will host a seminar on Getting Organized with Lorraine Falcone from Naturally Organized, from 6-8 p.m. For more information, call the library at 635-7581.
Pelham Senior Lunch
Meals are served at the Senior Center, 8 Nashua Road, Pelham. Tuesday, May 25 – 28
Tuesday– Soup, Steak Sandwich W/Peppers & Onions, French Fries, Fruit Cup w/Sherbet Wednesday– Roast Pork, Applesauce, Potato W/Gravy, Corn, Dark Bread, Strudel Crumb Cake Thursday– Chicken Cordon Bleu, Mashed Potato W/Gravy, Cranberry Sauce, Carrots, Dinner Roll, Vanilla Wafer & Banana Pudding Friday– Birthday Dinner - Baked Haddock, Baked Potato, Mixed Veggies, Bread, Birthday Cake & Ice Cream
Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, May 21, 22, and 23
Windham High School presents its third and final theatre production of the school year,
William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet.
Performances will be held on Friday and Saturday, May 21 and 22, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, May 23, at 1:30 p.m. Seating is general admission. Tickets are available for purchase at the door starting one hour before curtain.
Wednesday, June 2
Pelham Elementary School will hold an Ice Cream Social from 6-8 p.m. in the student dining area. Come on in and enjoy an ice cream sundae, socialize, and dance the evening away! An alternative non-dairy product will be available. There is a small fee per bowl of ice cream. This family event is sponsored by the PES PTA.
Saturday, June 12
Pelham Athletic Department presents a
concert to benefit Pelham Athletic Facilities.
The concert will be held at the Harris Family Track and Field, and will begin at 4 p.m. All proceeds will benefit improvements and upgrades for Pelham Athletic Facilities. There is a cost to attend. Tickets can be purchased in the athletic office at Pelham High. Featured Bands include: Just Joe – featuring PHS’ Joe Perigny; B-Street Bombers, featuring Mandy Powers and Craig Range; and Not Broken, featuring PHS Teacher Dave Torissi. For more information, call 635-9652, or e- mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday, June 28 – Friday, July 2
Windham High School will hold its First
Annual Boys’ Basketball camp. For boys
entering grades 3-6 in the fall 2010 school year, the camp will run from 8-11 a.m. For boys entering grades 7-11 in the fall 2010 school year, the camp will run from noon-4 p.m. Enrollment is limited. There is a cost for the camp. Pre-register by May 28 by contacting Coach Steffanides at email@example.com
, or by calling 537-2400, ext. 2214.
Seminars & Courses
Thursday, May 27
The Windham Community Development Department will offer a free Business Education Seminar, Regional Economic
Development: How partnerships and creative financing can work for you. The
speaker will be Laurel Bistany, Executive Director of REDC, and the seminar will run from 5:30-7 p.m. at A.J. Letizio Sales and Marketing, 91 Indian Rock Road. RSVP By Monday, May 24. Light refreshments will be served. For information on these events and to RSVP, contact Laura Scott, Community Development Director, at lscott@windhamne whampshire.com
Sports & Recreation
Now until the end of June
Registration for the Windham Soccer league is currently being accepted from now until the end of June. For more information, or to register, visit www.windhamsoccer.org
Saturday and Sunday, May 22 and 23
The Salem, NH American Legion Baseball Team is having tryouts from 5:45-7:30 p.m. at Salem High School. Post #63 American Legion will be sponsoring a Senior Team for players born in 1991-1992 and a Junior Team for players born in 1993-1996. Senior team members should be from Salem, Pelham, and parts of Windham. Junior Team members can be from any area or town that does not sponsor a Jr. program. Contact Gordon College Head Coach John Ryan at 978-375- 2733 with any questions.
Monday, May 24
St. Patrick School in Pelham will hold
their 10th Annual Golf Tournament at the
Meadowcreek Golf Club, Dracut, MA. Registration begins at 1 p.m., with a dinner and banquet to follow at 5:30 p.m. There is a registration fee. The event will feature gifts, prizes (a new car!), raffles, and live and silent auctions. Sponsorships, dinner guest, and golf openings are still available! For more information, visit www.stpatsgolf.com
, or call Mark Jedraszek at 635-7387.
Wednesday, May 26, and Friday, June 4
Windham Recreation will be holding
registration for summer swim lessons at
the Windham Town Beach on the following dates: Wednesday, May 26, from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Windham Town Hall, and on Friday, June 4, from 1:30-3 p.m. at the Recreation Office. The Summer Flyer will be available by the end of April/beginning of May on the Town Website and from the Recreation Office. Registration is accepted on a first- come, first-served basis. For additional information, contact the Recreation Office at 965-1208, or by e-mail at Recreation@Wind hamNewHampshire.com
Starting Tuesday, June 8
We are now accepting sign-ups at Pelham Parks and Recreation for adult golf lessons at the Windham Country Club for a five- week program starting June 8. The one-hour lessons will be on Tuesdays from 6:30-7:30 p.m. for all levels, and there is a cost per player. You may register online at https:// webtrac.pelhamweb.com
and pay with MC/ Visa, or print a form from www.pe
lhamweb. com/recreation to mail in or drop off at the 6 Village Green town hall office. Open to residents and non-residents. Bring your own clubs, or they will be supplied at no extra cost. Lessons emphasize the skills of the game. Space is limited. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
, or call 635- 2721 with any questions.
Monday, June 28 – Friday, July 2
Pelham Parks and Recreation, 6 Village Green, Pelham, is now accepting registrations for the very well attended and
fun-filled instructional British soccer clinic
offered by Challenger Sports. The Monday- Friday camp will take place at Muldoon Park, 304 Mammoth Road, Pelham, during the week of June 28. Forms are available at our town hall office. An emergency contact form will be needed for each child; please request from our office. The program is open to children ages 3 to 16 for mini-soccer—half- day or full-day. The cost varies depending on session. No experience is required and your child will learn to play soccer while having lots of fun. Camp runs rain or shine. Shin guards are required. Open to residents and non-residents. A free soccer ball and free T-shirt are given to each participant on day one. The deadline is June 18; and a late fee will be charged after that date. E-mail email@example.com
, or call 635- 2721 with any questions.
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