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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., Wednesdays
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.
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Saturday, July 3 Come and enjoy a day of fun at the Pelham Independence Day Celebration, sponsored by Pelham Community Spirit, Inc. (Rain Date: July 10). The festivities begin at 4 p.m. with music, games, fun, family activities, and food galore! The day will conclude with a spectacular fireworks display in the evening!
Cub Scout Pack 610 will kick off their “Live Free or Pop Pack to Our Troops” popcorn fundraiser. Our 3+3+3 kickoff happens at the Pelham July 4th Fireworks celebration, scheduled for July 3 at the Pelham Elementary School. The Scouts will have a table to sell the popcorn and strawberry shortcake from 6-9 p.m. Buy a service pack of popcorn for our men and women in the armed forces, and get the 3+3+3 giving advantage! Your gift is 100-percent tax- exempt. A deployed soldier gets a popcorn gift pack, while a significant portion of the proceeds go back to our local Scout pack. Honorarium gift bags and complimentary cards will be available.
Join the Town of Windham for a great Fourth of July celebration! Start the day off at Griffin Park for Town Day from noon- 3 p.m. There will be bounce houses, hot dogs, and hamburgers (while supplies last); family field games from 1-2:30 p.m.; and a DJ. Then, join us at Windham High School later that day for even more fun! There will be a band from 7-9 p.m. (co-sponsored by Centrix Bank), followed by fireworks (hosted by CPIA). The high school parking lot opens at 5:30 p.m. with food vendors (hot dogs, sausages, ice cream, etc.) There will also be the Annual Tennis Round Robins (for all ages) at Griffin Park, beginning at 10 a.m. Contact Lynn at 898-2881 to pre-register.
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
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
Tuesday, July 6 UPDATE: The Griffin Park Playground, which has been closed since June 21 for repairs, was anticipated to re-open on July 3; however, due to unforeseen circumstances, this date has been changed to July 6 at the earliest. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your continued cooperation.
Wednesday, July 7 Once again, the town of Pelham will be hosting Concerts on the Village Green in front of the Pelham Public Library. Pelham Community Spirit will be sponsoring the event with the help from our community businesses. The next concert will be held on July 7, starting at 4:30 p.m., especially for Seniors, with The Strummers. They have been playing for 50 years! At 6 p.m., the Cocabanana Band will play, featuring Jimmy Buffet, Caribbean-style music. Come join the fun with hula-hoops, bubbles, Hawaiian leis, limbo, and more. Bring your favorite parrot and win a prize!
Thursday, July 8 The John H. Hargreaves Memorial VFW Post #10722 of Pelham will be hosting the second annual Reception and Dinner, recognizing Pelham citizens that have committed to military service in the coming year. In 2010, five individuals have made the decision to serve our country. Please join us in supporting them and their families at an Italian catered dinner. Free babysitting is available. The scheduled meal is chicken parmesan, pasta, salad, and dessert. For reservations, contact Mark McCabe at 635-1540 or firstname.lastname@example.org
; or Ken Stubert at 635-2392 or KSMSA@gmail.com
. The evening will also feature raffle prizes, including a pair of tickets to see the Boston Red Sox versus the New York Yankees on 10/3/10. The ticket raffle will run through the end of September and the winner will be notified by phone.
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Wednesday, July 7, Friday, July 16, Wednesday, July 21, and Friday, July 30 Want to learn a new language or practice your Spanish? Well, come to the Pelham Public Library this summer! Beginning Wednesday morning, July 7, at 11 a.m., beginning Spanish classes will be held at the library. Martina Prado, who is visiting here from Madrid, Spain, has offered to spend time with families in Pelham teaching them some basic Spanish words. Among other things, the children will learn the Spanish names for days of the week, months, seasons, colors, animals, food, houses, and furniture. The children will also be taught some conversational phrases such as “Hello, how are you?” and “My name is …” Martina will also be cooking some arroz con leche with the children. Each lesson will also include a craft. The classes are designed for children of all ages, and adults are welcomed, too! All classes will be held at 11 a.m. For more information, call 635-7581.
Friday, July 9 The Nesmith Library will have a Design Your Own T-shirt workshop for teens from 1-2 p.m. Using various ocean-themed materials, make a completely cool, unique T-shirt. Please bring at least two T-shirts with you for this program. Sign up is required, as space and materials are limited.
Library Monday, July 12
As part of their teen activities, the Nesmith Library will hold a “Zentangles” Art Program with artist Kristine Brock from 2:30-3:30 p.m. Zentangle is an easy-to-learn method of creating beautiful images from repetitive patterns. It is a fascinating, new art form that is fun and relaxing. Generously sponsored by F.L.O.W. If you have any questions, please call 432-7154 and ask for Lori Morse.
Thursday, July 22 Take the opportunity to meet Democratic candidate for U.S. Congress, Katrina Swett, at the next meeting of the Windham Democratic Town Committee. This will also be a house party at the home of Claude and Louise Peltz. Contact Kristi St. Laurent with any questions at email@example.com
Saturday, July 3 The Crossroads Church, 43 Atwood Road, Pelham, presents Bounce-N-Bash. Bring the family out and race through a 40-foot inflatable obstacle course, shoot some hoops at the “Extreme Basketball Challenge,” jump around in the giant bounce house, explore the game tent, and then have a hot dog or two on us. Don’t miss this free day of fun for all ages on July 3 at the Pelham Elementary School from 4-8 p.m. (prior to the fireworks). If you are looking for a place to worship, check us out Sunday at 43 Atwood Road, Pelham (9 and 11:15 a.m.). More details are available at todaysjourney.org
, or by calling 877-627-9471.
Seminars & Courses
Tuesdays, July 6 – August 10 Pelham Parks And Recreation will hold a new Summer Photography Class, which will run on Tuesdays for six weeks starting on July 6, and will be held at the V.F.W. Hall (old town hall on Main Street, upstairs). There will be a beginner class for children ages 6 and up, from 3:30-5 p.m. (cameras provided), and an advanced/adult class from 6-8 p.m. (bring your own camera). No experience needed for beginner class. Gallery showings will be held for both classes at completion. Size of groups is limited; first-come, first- serve. Classes will be offered with Emily Mastropiero, college student with passion and knowledge for photography. Each week brings a new skill or theme, including editing. There is a cost for the class. Registration forms can be picked up at 6 Village Green, or online at www.pe
lhamweb. com/recreation. Register online at https:// webtrac.pelhamweb.com
. Please sign up by July 2. Call 635-2721 with any questions, or e-mail Recreation@pelhamweb.com
Thursday, July 8 The Pelham Public Library will hold a Compost Workshop at 6 p.m. at the library. Want to start composting? Join us to learn about Worm Composting, an easy way to create rich compost for your garden. Take home your own starter kit and learn tips for better composting. Good for your garden and the environment!
Sports & Recreation
Starting Now The Windham Recreation Department will sponsor a Women’s Fitness Boot Camp. Challenge yourself with all the fun drills and exercises as Extreme Fitness Boot Camp— only at a lower intensity. In this program, we will focus on total body conditioning using dumbbells and resistance bands to tone and tighten all the difficult areas. We will also focus on cardiovascular endurance, as well as flexibility and core strength. Measurements and nutrition planning is optional. Classes are offered on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 8-9 a.m. at Griffin Park. To reserve your spot, contact Joe Grillo, MS, CSCS at 289-3088, or visit www.onthemovefit.net
Starting Tuesday, July 6 Pelham Parks and Recreation presents a new Speed and Agility Camp 2010 for any sport or general fitness. The camp is open to boys and girls, ages 13-18, and runs on Tuesdays and Thursdays for six weeks, starting July 6 and ending August 12, from 7-8 p.m. at the Dennis Lyons Memorial Park, Pelham. There is a cost per person. The instructor is Neil Washington, who has extensive experience with professional collegiate and Olympic athletes. You will need to complete an emergency medical contact triplicate form with the recreation office at the time of registration. Checks must be payable to Town of Pelham. Payments online can be made with MC/Visa. Register with the Pelham Parks and Recreation office at 6 Village Green. A form is available to print at www.pelhamweb.com/recreation
. Space is limited; first-come, first-served. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
, or call 635- 2721 with any questions.
Sports & Recreation
Tuesday, July 6 – Friday, August 13 Pelham Parks and Recreation will hold Summer Camp – 2010 at Pelham Veterans Memorial Park from 9:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m., Mondays through Fridays for six weeks, starting Tuesday, July 6. No camp on rain days; no makeup dates. Before- and after- care is available from 7:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. The camp is for children ages 6-14 (must be age 6 by July 1), and they will be separated by age. There is a cost for the camp, and field trips are separate and charged individually. Call 635-2721 with any questions, or send an e-mail to Recreation@pelhamweb.com
Tuesdays and Thursdays, July 6 – August 12 Pelham Parks and Recreation will hold Tots Summer Playground Camp at Elmer G. Raymond Memorial Park Lodge from 10 a.m.–2 p.m., on Tuesdays and Thursdays for six weeks, starting July 6. Open to residents and non-residents. There is a cost for the camp. Call 635-2721 with any questions, or send an e-mail to Recreation@pelhamweb.com
Mondays and Wednesdays, starting July 7 Pelham Parks And Recreation will offer a new Pelham Glee Club, Summer Music Adventure, for children ages 12-18. The program will run for seven weeks starting July 7 from noon-2:30 p.m. The classes will be held at the V.F.W. Hall (old town hall on Main Street, upstairs) and/or Sherburne Hall in the town hall building. No experience is needed. Show choir will perform with the Little Princess summer production and a major showcase performance number. Size of group is limited; first-come, first-serve. A registration form is available at 6 Village Green, or online at www.pelhamweb.com/
recreation. Register online at https://webtrac. pelhamweb.com
. There is a cost for the program.
Thursdays, July 8, 15, 22, and 29 Windham Recreation is once again teaming up with the New England School of Archery to offer quality lessons to youth (ages 7 and older) and adults at an affordable rate. The class is on Thursdays, July 8, 15, 22, and 29, at the Center School. The beginners’ class is at 4 p.m., and the intermediate/advanced class is at 5 p.m. In case of inclement weather, the class will be moved indoors at the school. There is a cost, which includes instruction and equipment. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity. To register, contact the Recreation Department at 965-1208, or by e-mail at Recreation@WindhamNewHam pshire.com
Tuesday – Thursday, July 13 – 15 Assumption College and Windham High School are teaming up to present a Softball Camp for players ages 12-18, hosted at Windham High School, 64 London Bridge Road, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Athletes will be broken up based on age and skill level. There is a cost per camper. For registration forms and more information, go to www.windhamjaguars.org
and click on the clinics/camps icon, or contact David Hedge, Windham High Softball Coach, at coachhedge@Comcast.net
Starting Tuesday, July 13 Pelham Parks and Recreation is now accepting registrations for Adult and Teen Tennis Lessons for six weeks beginning July 13, for one hour per week. Teens (14 and over) should register for 5 p.m.; adults should register for either 6 or 7 p.m., depending on their level. There is a cost for the lessons, and family discounts are offered. The lessons will be held at the Pelham High School tennis courts. You must provide your own racket and one new canister of tennis balls. Beginner or experienced—come learn from USTA instructor Phyllis Morris in a fun, challenging environment. Class size is limited; first-come, first-serve. E-mail email@example.com
with any questions. Forms are available at www.pelhamweb.com/recreation
, or you may register online at https://webtrac. pelhamweb.com
and pay with MC/Visa.
Monday, July 26 – Friday, July 30 The Pelham Elementary School will offer a Lego NXT Robotics Camp at the school, 61 Marsh Road, Pelham, Monday through Friday, from 9-11:30 a.m. each day. This camp is designed for students entering grades 3, 4, and 5 (limit of 15 students). There is a cost for the camp, and all the proceeds for the camp will be solely dedicated to purchasing the NXT Robotics Kits supplies needed. Come spend a week with Mrs. Doe creating Robots from the Lego NXT kits. Students will work in small groups of three and have intensive, hands-on learning experiences with robots, sensors, and programming software. On Friday, we will showcase what our robots can do! Call the Pelham Elementary School Office during the hours of 8 a.m.–3 p.m., Monday through Friday, to sign your child up for the camp and bring or mail your payment to Pelham Elementary school. Registration forms will be available in the office. If you would like a registration form e-mailed to you, please e-mail Mrs. Doe at firstname.lastname@example.org
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