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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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Thursday, August 12 – Sunday, August 15 Mark your calendars! 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.
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 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 small cost per person, and children under 5 eat free. There will also be an Art Exhibit and sale.
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 (a $125 Sunoco gas card) awarded to the ugliest car and the most creatively decorated ugly car. This event is sponsored by Affordable Wood Energy, LLC.
Saturday, August 21 A Banzai Bandits Carwash will be held on Saturday, August 21, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Alvirne High School. Sponsored by the Hudson Bears Football Team and the Banzai Bandits, all benefits will support the Zach Tompkins Memorial Field.
Sunday, August 23 The High Hopes Foundation will hold their eighth annual Poker Run (rain or shine) at the VFW, 15 Bockes Road, Hudson. Registration is at 9 a.m. There is a registration fee. The event will feature music, raffles, and 50/50 prizes. For more information, or if you would like to donate an item for our raffle, contact the High Hopes office at 429-1010 or visit www.highhopesfoundation.org
Saturday, September 25 The Alvirne High School Class of 1970 Reunion Committee is looking for classmates for their 40th
class reunion. If you graduated
with them or if you know someone who did, please e-mail any information you have to firstname.lastname@example.org
. The reunion will be held on September 25 at the Alpine Grove Banquet Hall in Nashua.
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.
Mondays in August The Rodgers Memorial Library will be screening Adventure Films every Monday night in August at 6:30 p.m. Most are based on young adult novels. All ages are welcome. Students in grades 6-12 who attend will get a raffle ticket for a chance to win a prize in our Teen Reader’s Raffle. The scheduled films are as follows: August 16: The Vampire’s Assistant; August 23: Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker; and August 30: Inkheart. Refreshments will be served.
Tuesday, August 17 Students in grades 6-12 were invited to submit short films for a Student Made Film Festival at 6:30 p.m. at the Rodgers Memorial Library, 194 Derry Road, Hudson. Prizes will be awarded for Judge’s Favorite and Audience Favorite. For more information, visit www.rodgerslibrary.org
The Rodgers Memorial Library holds a book discussion the third Tuesday of each month at 1:30 p.m. The discussion topic on August 17 will be Still Alice by Lisa Genova, the story of a woman’s descent into early onset Alzheimer’s disease. Books are available at the library, which is located at 194 Derry Road, Hudson. For more information, visit www.rodgerslibrary.org
Thursday, August 19 The Litchfield Republican Town Committee will feature guest speakers Tom Deblois, candidate for NH Senate, and John Stephen, candidate for Governor at their next meeting, which will be held at New England Small Tube, 480 Charles Bancroft Highway (Litchfield Technology Park), Litchfield, at 7 p.m. For more information, please contact Nick D’Alleva at 595-3545.
Thursday, August 26 A Litchfield Seniors (55 and above) organizational meeting will be held from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at Talent Hall at Darrah Park. The meeting will start with a discussion of meeting dates, program suggestions, playing Bingo, and light refreshments. Questions may be directed to Pat Jewett at 424-6636 or Betty Darling at 429-1315.
Monday, August 30 The Kiwanis of Hudson will host a Greater Hudson Chamber of Commerce Networking Event at their Function Hall, 14 Melendy Road, Hudson, at 5:30 p.m. Come and enjoy some networking, refreshments, and, at the same time, learn more about the great contributions the Kiwanis of Hudson organization does locally. There is no cost to attend. RSVP is requested by calling 889- 4731.
Starting Now Pre-registration is being accepted for the 2010-2011 school year for the Griffin Memorial School Pre-school Program. This is for the pre-school 3-year-old class, and children need to be age 3 by September 30. For more information, call 424-5831.
Starting Tuesday, August 10 Alvirne High School will be holding tryouts for the 2010 Fall Sports season. See the school website for the tryout schedule.
Starting Wednesday, August 11 Campbell High School will be holding tryouts for the 2010 Fall Sports season. See the school website for the tryout schedule.
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, August 19, 20, and 21
Alvirne High School’s Class Act is performing William Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew at 7 p.m. at the Hills Garrison School in Hudson. Tickets are available at the door, with discounted pricing for students.
Thursday, August 26 Alvirne High School’s “First Night” program will start promptly at 6:30 p.m. in the C. J. Steckevicz gymnasium, and should conclude around 9 p.m. Parents are asked to pick up a copy of their child’s schedule at 6:15 p.m. in the cafeteria and proceed to the gymnasium. If there are any questions, contact the Guidance office at 886-1260, ext. 2506.
Saturday, September 25 The Alvirne High School Class of 1970 Reunion Committee is looking for classmates for their 40th class reunion. If you graduated with them or if you know someone who did, please e-mail any information you have to firstname.lastname@example.org
. The reunion will be held on September 25 at the Alpine Grove Banquet Hall in Nashua.
Sports & Recreation
Mondays, Now through August 30 Litchfield Baseball Pick-up Games/Practice will be held on Mondays in August (through August 30) at 6 p.m. at Corning (Minors) Field. Are you a Litchfield baseball minor league player and want to get some extra practice time during the summer? Visit www.hoodlinks.net/litchpub/summerfun
. html for more information. Important Note: Litchfield Pick-Up Baseball (PUB) is not affiliated with Litchfield Baseball Association (LBA).
Saturday and Sunday, August 14 and 15 The NH Grizzlies AAU 2011 Baseball Teams will hold tryouts for U13s, 14s, and 15s at the Griffin Memorial School, 229 Charles Bancroft Highway, Litchfield. The NH Grizzlies Baseball Program is a complete instructional program beginning with team workouts in the early fall and continuing through the winter with a game schedule that will be completed in late July or early August. Detailed info can be found at www. nhgrizzlies.com
or by contacting us at email@example.com
Monday and Thursday, August 16 and 19 Hudson Youth Baseball will hold its registration nights for the 2010 Fall Baseball season from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Recreation Center, 4 Oakwood Street. All players must be league age 6-12. League age is determined by the player’s age as of April 30, 2010. Players who were 5 years old on April 30 are not eligible. Visit www.hu
dsonyouthbaseball. com for more information. You may complete the registration forms before you come. Extra forms will be available at the Recreation Center. Hudson Youth Baseball is a registered non-profit charity, and cash donations are welcome and appreciated.
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 more information, visit zacharytompkins. homestead.com/EVENTS.html
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