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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 p.m., first 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 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, August 7 A Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Collection will be held at the Nashua Public Works Garage, 6 Riverside Street, Nashua, from 8 a.m. to noon for residents of Amherst, Brookline, Hollis, Hudson, Litchfield, Merrimack, Milford, Mont Vernon, Nashua, Pelham, and Windham. There is a small user fee per vehicle, with additional charges for electronics recycling. For more information and a complete list of accepted items, visit www.nashuarpc.org/hhw
, or call 424-2240.
Thursday, August 12 – Sunday, August 15 Hudson’s Old Home Days, sponsored by the Hudson Historical Society, will be held at the Alvirne Hills House (across from Alvirne High School on Route 102) on Thursday, August 12 from 5-10 p.m.; Friday, August 13, from 5-11 p.m.; Saturday, August 14, from noon-11 p.m.; and Sunday, August 15, from noon-5 p.m. The event will feature carnival rides, games, lots of great food, music, crafts and vendors, demonstrations, a fireworks display on Saturday evening, and much more. To participate, contact the Hudson Historical Society at 603-880-2020. Come on down and enjoy lots of great fun for the whole family!
The Hudson Seniors will be having a booth at Old Home Days, where they will be selling various items as well as holding two raffles: one raffle to win two tickets to the NASCAR Race at Loudon on September 19 (valued at $70 each) and another raffle for $100 worth of scratch tickets. Proceeds will benefit the new Senior Center. If anyone is interested in donating other raffle items, contact Lucille at 889-1803.
Saturday, August 14 Community Update: The Griffin Memorial School is scheduled to hold the new playground installation with a tentative start time of 8 a.m.
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 should contact Cathy Morgan at 883-1644 or firstname.lastname@example.org
. There is a fee for a six-foot space.
Saturday and Sunday, August 14 and 15 The Hudson/Litchfield Rotary will be holding a Pancake Breakfast from 8-11:30 a.m. at the Alvirne High School Cafeteria. Proceeds will benefit their scholarship awards. There is a cost per person, children under 5 eat free.
Sunday, August 15
As part of the Old Home Days festivities, an Ugliest Car Contest will be held on Sunday, August 15, from noon-2:30 p.m. at the Hills House, Derry Road, Hudson. Bring in your ugly car or create your own by decorating it. There will be prizes awarded to the ugliest car and the most creatively decorated ugly car.
Library Starting Now 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 email@example.com
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 595-3545.
Litchfield Women’s Club, Litchfield Middle School, 7:00 p.m., second Tuesday. (July & August at member’s homes)
LMS After-School Advisory Group, Litchfield Middle School, 6:00 p.m., last Monday, every other month during school year (Sept, Nov, Jan, March, May) Planning Board, Town Hall, 7:00 p.m., first Tuesday. Recreation Commission, Talent Hall, 7:30 p.m., second and fourth Tuesday. Zoning Board, Town Hall, 7:00 p.m., second Wednesday.
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Rodgers Memorial Library, 194 Derry Road, Hudson, will be collecting school supplies, which the Nashua Soup Kitchen and shelter will distribute to area students. All kinds of supplies are needed, including paper, folders, notebooks, pens, pencils, crayons, markers, rulers, glue, calculators, index cards, book covers, and more. New backpacks for students in grades K-12 are especially needed. Go to www.nsks.org
for a full list of supplies needed. You can put a donation in the collection box at the library or the soup kitchen, or they will also be collecting items at Ledge Street School in Nashua on August 9-11 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Saturday, August 7 There will be a meeting of the Litchfield Historical Society at 2 p.m. at the Litchfield Historical Society Building, 257 Charles Bancroft Highway. New members welcome.
Monday, August 9 There will be a mandatory Campbell High School Fall Parent/Athlete Sports meeting at 7 p.m. in the school Auditorium. All students interested in playing a fall sport at Campbell, and their parents, must be in attendance. Only those who attended the meeting on August 2 will be excused. Topics that will be discussed are pre-season requirements, physicals, and tryout dates. If you have any questions, please call ‘Coach K’ at 546-0306.
Starting Tuesday, August 10 Alvirne High School will be holding tryouts for the 2010 Fall Sports season. Any athlete trying out for a team must have a filled out permission form, which can be picked up in the main office or downloaded from www.alvirnehs.org
. Athletes must also have a recent physical form on file, or bring it with them on the first day of tryouts. The tryout schedule is as follows: Football – A Freshmen meeting will be held at the school at 6 p.m. Parents should attend this meeting with your son. August 11, 12, and 13: Freshmen tryouts from 3:30-6:30 p.m.; Sophomores, juniors, and seniors from 7:30-10:30 a.m. and 3:30-6:30 p.m.; no practice for freshmen over the weekend; August 14: practice for sophomores, juniors, and seniors from 7:30-10:30 a.m. and 3:30-6:30 p.m. Girls’ Soccer– August 16-20: Tryouts from 9-11 a.m. and 2:30-4:30 p.m. August 18: Varsity jamboree at Londonderry, starting at 1 p.m. August 21: Varsity jamboree. Boys’ Soccer– August 16-20: Tryouts are from 4-7 p.m. August 19: Varsity and junior varsity scrimmage at Londonderry High School at 4 p.m. August 23: Varsity jamboree. Boys’ Cross Country– August 16- 20: Tryouts from 6-7:30 p.m. Girls’ Cross Country– August 16-20: Tryouts from 5-7:30 p.m. August 21: Tryouts from 9-10:30 a.m. Golf – August 16 and 17: Tryouts for everyone from 8-10 a.m. at World Cup Driving Range (located near Green Meadow Golf Course). August 18- 19: Tryouts at 6:30 a.m. at Green Meadow. August 20: TBA. Volleyball – August 16: Tryouts from 4-7:30 p.m. August 17: Tryouts for new players, and players from the freshmen team last year from 4-6 p.m.; returning junior varsity and varsity team from 5:30-8 p.m. August 18: Same as Tuesday; August 19: Varsity practice from 4-7 p.m.; everyone else 4-6 p.m., and there will be a program meeting from 6:15-6:45 p.m. Cheerleading: August 16: A mandatory meeting for all parents and cheerleaders at 5:30 p.m. in the cafeteria, 5:30-8:30 p.m. August 17-18: Tryouts from 5:30-8 p.m. August 19-20: TBA. August 21-22: Varsity only from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Starting Wednesday, August 11 Campbell High School will be holding tryouts for the 2010 Fall Sports season as follows: Football– August 11-14, double sessions, 6-8 a.m. and 3:30-6 p.m. and August 16-21, double sessions, 6-8 a.m. and 3:30-6 p.m.; Cross Country– August 16, 8-9:30 a.m.; Golf– August 16 from 9-10:30 a.m. at Hidden Creek (on Albuquerque), August 17 from 9-10:30 a.m. at Hidden Creek (meet the Pro), and August 18 from 9-10:30 a.m. at Hidden Creek; Spirit– August 16 and 17 at 7 p.m. and August 18 at 6 p.m., all in the CHS Gym; Volleyball– August 16-18 from 4:30-7 p.m.; Girls’ Soccer– August 16-18, double sessions, 8:30-10 a.m. (Conditioning) and 4-6:30 p.m.; Boys’ Soccer– August 16-18, double sessions, 8:30-10 a.m. (Conditioning) and 4-6 p.m.
Sports & Recreation
Now through Saturday, August 28 The Litchfield Youth Soccer League (LYSL) will accept Fall Recreational Soccer registration through Saturday, August 28. If your birthday is before October 1, 2006, please join us! This year, a new program is being implemented called the Cougar Cubs. This program is for kids that are a year too young for our instructional recreation league (birth dates from 10/01/06 to 9/30/07). The Cubs will meet each Saturday at 9 a.m. at Griffin Memorial School for one hour, from September 11 through October 23 (skipping Columbus Day weekend – October 9) for a total of six sessions. For older children, the season begins September 11. There is a cost to register. For further information, visit our Website at www.litchfieldyouthsoccer.com
Wednesday, August 11 The Hudson Heat Gold 14U will be hosting tryouts to round out its established, competitive fast-pitch softball team on August 11 at 5 p.m. at Kiwanis Field in Hudson. A spot for an experienced travel ball pitcher is open, along with room for a dedicated, all-around experienced player. This will be the only tryout for this Heat team. Anyone interested should contact Team Manager Jim Carbone directly at firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday, August 27 As a fundraiser for the Zach Tompkins Memorial Fund, the Zach Team will be holding a Zach Attach 5K Fun Run/Walk at Alvirne High School, 200 Derry Road, Hudson, at 7 p.m. on August 27. Whether you’re a runner or a walker, this event will be fun for the whole family. On March 8, our community suffered the loss of a very special classmate and friend, Zachary M. Tompkins. Zach had a dream of building a football stadium, and every time someone participates in a fundraiser for Zach, we come closer to building a legacy in his memory that will last a lifetime! To register or for information, visit zacharytompkins. homestead.com/EVENTS.html
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