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Hudson Regular Meetings & Events
60 and Over Coffee Club, Rec. Center, 9 – 11 a.m., every Tuesday. Alvirne Booster Club, Alvirne Library, 7 p.m., first Wednesday. Alvirne Touchdown Club, Alvirne Library, 7 p.m., first Monday.
American Legion Post 48 & Auxiliary, Legion hall, 7 p.m., first Monday.
Awana Club, New Life Christian Church, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., Wednesday. (from Sept. 23–May 26) Open to children age 3 to grade 5. For info or to register: 598-9000. Beekeeping Association, Rec. Center, 7:30 p.m., first Saturday.
Board of Selectmen, Town Hall, BOS Meeting Room, 7 p.m., first, second, and fourth Tuesday.
Budget Committee, Town Hall, 7:30 p.m., third Thursday.
Greater Hudson Business Network, Valentino’s, 142 Lowell Road, Friday mornings, 8 a.m. For information, contact Mike Falzone at 320-8020. Cable Utility Committee, Town Hall, BOS Meeting Room, 7 p.m., third Tuesday. Conservation Commission, Town Hall, 7:30 p.m., third Monday. Fleet Reserve Association, VFW Post, 7 p.m., third Thursday.
Free Movies, basement of the New Beginnings Child Care Center, Hudson, 6 p.m. Call Reverand David Bailey 895-9534 for more information. Friends of Alvirne Ice Hockey, Alvirne High School, 7 p.m., every other Tuesday. Friends of Alvirne Music, Alvirne Band Room, 7 p.m., first Thursday.
Friends of Alvirne Swim Team, Alvirne Library, 6:30 p.m., second Thursday of the month.
Friends of the Library of Hudson, NH, Rogers Memorial Library, 194 Derry Road,
7 p.m., third Tuesday, every other month (except June – August) Friends of Hudson Natural Resources, Town Hall, 7 p.m., second Monday. GFWC Hudson Community Club, Checkers Restaurant, 7 p.m., first Wednesday.
GFWC Hudson Junior Club, George H. & Ella M. Rodgers Memorial Library, 7 p.m., second Wednesday.
Hannah Dustin Quilter’s Guild, Hudson Community Center, 9 a.m., first Monday (except June through August) Hudson Area Moms Club, 10 a.m., Last Wednesday (except December) Hudson Boy Scout Troop 20, Hudson Community Center, 7 p.m., Wednesdays. Hudson Boy Scout Troop 21, Wattannick Grange Hall, Thursdays, 7 p.m.
Hudson Cub Scout Pack 21 & 791, Hills Garrison Cafeteria, third Tuesday, 7 p.m.
Hudson Democrats, Rodgers Memorial Library, last Thursday, 7 p.m. Historical Society, Alvirne Hills House, 7 p.m., fourth Wedneday. Hudson Lions Club, Valentino’s Restaurant, 6:30 p.m., second and last Monday.
Hudson Senior Council on Aging activities, Community Center, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., every Wednesday and Thursday. Hudson/Litchfield Rotary, Hudson SAU Building, 7:30 a.m., every Thursday.
Hudson United Soccer Club Board Meetings, Hudson Police Community Room,
7:30 p.m., second and fourth Wednesday.
Kiwanis, Kiwanis Hall, 7 p.m., first and third Monday. (If Monday is a holiday, call 883-0374.)
Knights of Columbus, St. Kathryn Parish Hall, 7:30 p.m., first Wednesday. Library Trustees, Town Hall, BOS Meeting Room, 7 p.m., third Wednesday. Lions Club of Hudson Bingo, Kiwanis Hall, 4 p.m., second Saturday. Marine Corps League, VFW Hall, 7:30 p.m., last Tuesday.
Movie Night, Hudson Community Center, 7 p.m., first Friday of the month (October to May)
Nashua-Hudson Toastmasters, Nashua Public Library, 6:30 p.m., first and third Wednesday.
Nottingham West Lions Club, Hudson Police Department Community Room, 7 p.m., first and third Tuesday.
Open Space Subcommittee, Town Hall, 7 p.m., fourth Thursday. Planning Board, Town Hall, 7 p.m., first, second, and fourth Wednesday. Recreation Committee, Rec. Center, 6:30 p.m., second Thursday. School Board, Town Hall, BOS Meeting Room, 6:30 p.m., first and third Monday. Sewer Utility Committee, Town Hall, BOS Meeting Room, 5:30 p.m., second Thursday. Sons of the American Legion, Legion Hall, 8 p.m., first Monday.
TOPS (Take off Pounds Sensibly), First Baptist Church, Tuesdays, 3:45-4:15 p.m. for weigh in, and 4:15-5:00 p.m. for the meeting.
Tot Playgroup, Rec Center (Merrifield Park during summer months), 9:30 a.m., every Thursday. Trustees of the Trust Fund, Town hall, 3:00 p.m. fourth Thursday. VFW & Auxiliary, VFW Post, 7 p.m., second Monday VFW Men’s Auxiliary, VFW Post, 7 p.m., first Monday Water Utility Committee, Town Hall, BOS Meeting Room, 5:00 p.m., third Wednesday Wattannick Grange, Grange Hall, 7:30 p.m., first and third Monday (889-5575) Zoning Board, Town Hall, 7:30 p.m., second and fourth Thursday
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Saturday, June 5
The Greater Hudson Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Scholarship Fundraising Cookout at Sam’s Club in Hudson from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
The Litchfield Area Garden Club will hold its Annual Plant Sale from 9-11 a.m. at Griffin Memorial School in Litchfield. The plant sale will feature locally grown perennial plants from member gardens, and annuals for summer-long color. Raffles have been donated by local garden businesses. The Litchfield Area Garden Club is a diverse group of novice to expert gardeners, and new members are always welcome! For more information, contact Janice Bosteels at 424-0498 or email@example.com
, or Deb Mahoney at firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday, June 11
The 3rd Annual Jeanie Barkley Blood Drive,
sponsored by the American Red Cross, will be held from noon-7 p.m. at the Hudson Community Center, 12 Lions Avenue, Hudson. Come and give the gift of life by donating blood.
If you like to ice skate, come and enjoy an evening of Skating to benefit the Bella Tucker Fund at Cyclones Arena, 20 Constitution Drive, Hudson, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The evening will include music, refreshments, and many great raffle prizes. The arena does not have skate rentals, so please bring your own skates. Bella Tucker is an 8-year- old girl who came down with a near-fatal infection on Easter Sunday. Doctors gave little hope for this third grader’s survival, but after five days in a coma, she miraculously survived Streptococcus Pneumonia Sepsis with disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC). Unfortunately, her survival from this infection was not without significant cost. The infection caused extensive tissue damage and Bella underwent quadruple amputation surgery, and is currently facing an extremely long and hard recovery at Children’s Hospital in Boston.
Sunday, June 13
The MOMS Club of the Hudson Area will
hold a Fundraiser Yard and Bake Sale to
benefit the Bella Tucker Fund at 6 Cliff Ave in Hudson (across from Merrifield Park) from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. All proceeds will go to Bella and her family. Kid and baby clothes, household items, books, toys, lemonade, cookies, bread, brownies, and much, much more! For more information on the Bella Tucker Fund, visit www.bellatucker.org
Saturday, June 26
A Hope for a Cure – Fundraiser/Dance
for Jimmy Guill, a Hudson resident who is battling MS, will be held at King’s Court, 222 Central Street, Hudson, from 6:30-11:30 pm. The evening will include raffles, a silent auction, and light hors d’oeuvres. Tickets/donations can be purchased by calling Patty at 880-3966. All proceeds will go towards medical expenses.
The Town of Hudson will hold a Town Clean- Up Day, where residents of Hudson may bring acceptable items for disposal to the West Road Landfill from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. If you have any questions regarding the Clean-Up Day, call the Hudson Highway Department at 886-6018.
Saturday – Sunday, June 26 – 27
The Humane Society for Greater Nashua will hold a fundraising Yard Sale at their indoor location, One Wall Street (off Route 111), Hudson, on Saturday from 8 a.m.-2 p.m., and Sunday from 8 a.m.-noon. Anyone interested in shopping early, from 7-8 a.m., may pay an early bird admission fee to enter. Donations and volunteers are needed. For more information, visit www.hsfn.org
Saturday, August 14
The GFWC Hudson Community Club will
hold its annual Library Lawn Sale from
9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the former Hudson Library location: the Hills Memorial Library, 18 Library Street, Hudson. Those wishing to reserve a space to sell their goods should contact Cathy Morgan at 883-1644 or email@example.com
. There is a fee for a six-foot space. (We do not provide tables.)
Saturday, June 12
The Rodgers Memorial Library has had to reschedule the screening of Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland, which will now be held on June 12 at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Come see this film on our big screen. The film is rated PG for scary images and situations.
Sunday, June 13
Friends of the Library of Hudson will hold a
Second Hand Prose Book Sale at the Hills
Memorial Library, 18 Library Street, Hudson. New extended hours will be from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Members enjoy early-bird access at 10 a.m. Stop by for great deals on books, DVDs, CDs, and children’s material. There is also a magazine swap/recycling program. You may also pick up a Friends of the Library membership form.
Thursday, June 10
The Hudson Republican monthly meeting
will be held at the Rodgers Memorial Library at 7 p.m. The guest speakers will be Karen Testerman for Governor, and Jennifer Horn for Congress. The public is welcome. For more information, contact Terry at 553-6335.
Thursday, June 24
The Hudson Historical Society will hold
its next meeting at the Hills House, Derry Road, at 7 p.m., and the theme will be “Remembering my Hudson Childhood” during the 1950s and 1960s. Vivian Dion will reminisce about her childhood as her husband sings old songs to accompany her.
Saturday, June 5
The Alvirne Friends of Music is sponsoring
their Eighth Annual Bronco “Belly Bustin”
Chili Fiesta from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. The event will feature live music from the Alvirne High School Jazz Band. This chili cook-off is sanctioned by the International Chili Society, and the winner will qualify for the World Championship Chili Cook-off. The Fiesta will take place at the Hills House Field on Route 102 in Hudson, rain or shine. There is a small admission cost (free for children under 9). See www.ahsmusic.org
for more information.
Monday, June 7
The Campbell High School Athletic Department, in conjunction with the Athletic Booster Club, announces the Ninth
Annual Varsity Athletic Dinner and Awards
Recognition night, which will be held at 6 p.m. in the Café. The evening will be the culminating event to celebrate the accomplishments of the varsity student- athletes. The President-Elect of the New Hampshire Athletic Directors Association, Scott Fitzgerald, will be our guest speaker.
Saturday, June 12
The GMS Playground Committee will be
hosting a community Spaghetti Supper
at Griffin Memorial School, 229 Charles Bancroft Highway, Litchfield, from 4-7 p.m. There will be fantastic raffle items and baskets, great food, and lots of fun! There is a small cost for the dinner, and all proceeds will go toward the purchase and installation of a new playground at GMS. Children under 4 are free! For more information, check out our Website at www. GMSplayground.com
Seminars & Courses
Wednesday, June 16, and Thursday, June 17
The Hudson Police Department is sponsoring
the AARP Driving Safety Program, which
will be held in the Anne Seabury Community Room, Hudson Police Department, 1 Constitution Drive. The classes will be conducted over four periods on two separate days. The June session will be held on Wednesday, June 16, and Thursday, June 17, from 4-8 p.m. There is a reasonable fee for the course, with a discount for AARP members. This course is designed especially for drivers age 50 and older. Participating individuals will learn how to avoid traffic hazards and may be eligible for auto insurance discounts (for more information, contact your insurance agent). Class size will be limited to 30 individuals, so contact Master Patrol Officer Joseph Hoebeke at 886-6011, ext. 2455, to reserve your seat.
Sports & Recreation
Thursday, June 10
The Hudson Recreation Department will
hold a registration night for Tennis Lessons
for children and adults at the Recreation Department, 2 Oakwood Street, Hudson, from 6-7:30 p.m. The tennis program will be held over several two-week sessions, one hour per day. The available times for lessons will be: 8-9 a.m., 9-10 a.m., 10-11 a.m., and 11 a.m.-noon. There will be four sessions offered: Session 1, from June 28 through July 9; Session 2, from July 12 through July 23; Session 3, from July 26 through August 6; and Session 4 from August 9 through August 20. For more information, call 880-1600. No early registrations will be accepted.
Friday, June 18
The Hudson Recreation Department will
hold an open registration for the Fall Soccer
Program from 3-8 p.m. at the Community Center, 12 Lion Avenue, Hudson. Registration will continue until the end of July. Anyone who has not signed up by July 31 will be charged a late fee.
Robinson Pond Now Open
submitted by Dave Yates
With the warm weather here, the Hudson Recreation Department announces the opening of Robinson Pond for Hudson residents.
Litchfield Regular Meetings & Events
Board of Selectmen, Town Hall, 7:00 p.m., Mondays; second and fourth Monday (June – August)
Boy Scout Troop 11, Litchfield Community Church, 7:00 p.m., every Monday during the school year.
Campbell High Booster Club, Campbell High, 7:00 p.m., second Wednesday. Conservation Commission, Town Hall, 7:00 p.m., first Thursday. Fire Department meeting, Station House, 7:00 p.m., second and fourth Wednesday.
Friends of Aaron Cutler Memorial Library, Library, 7:00 p.m., third Monday. (except
January & July)
Girl Scouts Adult Volunteers, Litchfield Service Unit, Litchfield Middle School, Art Room, 6:30 – 8 p.m., second Wednesday. Anyone interested is welcome. Hudson/Litchfield Rotary, Hudson SAU Building,7:30 a.m., every Thursday. Library Trustees, Library, 7:00 pm., second Monday.
Litchfield Area Garden Club, 7:00 p.m., second Wednesday, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Litchfield Budget Committee, Campbell High, Media room, 7:00 p.m., fourth Thursday of the month. Litchfield Lions Club, Litchfield Middle School, 7:00 p.m., second Thursday.
Litchfield Republican Committee, Litchfield Tech Park, 480 Charles Bancroft Hwy, 7:00 p.m., third Thursday. For info, call 424-5487.
Litchfield Women’s Club, Litchfield Middle School, 7:00 p.m., second Tuesday. (July & August at member’s homes) Planning Board, Town Hall, 7:00 p.m., first Tuesday. Recreation Commission, Talent Hall, 7:30 p.m., second and fourth Tuesday.
The Club at LMS After-School Advisory Board, Litchfield Middle School, 6:00 p.m.,
last Monday, every other month during school year (Sept, Nov, Jan, March, May) Zoning Board, Town Hall, 7:00 p.m., second Wednesday.
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Gates will be opened daily from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. starting Memorial Day weekend, and will close after the Labor Day weekend. There are picnic tables, barbeque grills, and portable toilets in place. Buoys will clearly mark the swimming area and keep boats away from swimmers. There will be no lifeguards on duty; swimming is at your own risk. However, there will be Recreation Department personnel checking IDs on weekends and holidays, ensuring that only Hudson residents use the area and ensuring that people adhere to the rules of the facility. Water tests will be accomplished, and updated counts will be posted at the swimming area and on the Recreation Department Website (www.hudsonrec.com
). There is a carry-in/carry-out policy; bring a trash bag with you to clean up behind yourself, and place it in the dumpster when leaving the area. Also, no dogs are allowed on the beach or in the swimming area Also, due to water treatments, the Recreation Area will be closed on Monday, June 14, and Monday, July 19. Call the Recreation Department at 880-1600 if further information is needed.
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