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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.
MOMS Club, (Moms supporting moms), Wunderland Playground, second Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. (Claire McGarry, 458-5440)
Pelham Community Spirit Group, VFW Hall, 7 p.m., third Thurs.
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.
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)
Pelham Community Spirit Group, VFW Hall, 7 p.m., third Thursday 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 Pelham~Windham News
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Wednesday, September 1 The town of Pelham will host the final Concert on the Village Green (rescheduled from August 4) in front of the Pelham Public Library starting at 5:30 p.m., featuring the Mill City Revival Band. Pelham Community Spirit will be sponsoring the event with the help from our community businesses. Bring a chair or a blanket and your family and friends. Check the Pelham Message Board for cancellations due to weather, or call Pelham Parks and Recreation at 635-2721.
Tuesday, September 7 John H Hargreaves Memorial VFW Post #10722 is pleased to announce the opportunity for establishing of a Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary. If you are a community member who has sought the opportunity to honor a loved one while serving in a civic capacity and having fun, your time has come! The President of the Department of New Hampshire Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary will hold an informational meeting at 7 p.m. at the Pelham VFW Post. The minimum age is 16 years old. If you have questions, please contact Rita at firstname.lastname@example.org
, or call 635-1540.
Wednesday, September 8 Are you looking to find something interesting, fun, and a way to meet new people? Well, that is what the Windham Woman’s Club is about. Our first meeting of the year will be held on Wednesday, September 8, at the Windham Town Hall. The meeting begins at 11:30 a.m., followed by a luncheon. Our club members are all ages, and we have programs of interest for all. There will be no program for month of September. We are beginning our 100th year of service, and our projects include: College Scholarships, Veterans’ in Manchester, Candidates Night, Coat and Sweater Drive, Yard Sale, Thanksgiving food baskets for families in need, Christmas food baskets and gifts for families in need, a Baby Shower Project for Safe House through Catholic Medical Center, monetary donations to Shepherd’s Pantry, and many more projects. Guests are welcome! Bring a friend. We look forward to meeting you! For more information, see our Website: www.windhamwomansclub.com
Saturday, September 18 Mark your calendars! The 104th annual Pelham Old Home Day will be held on September 18 at the First Congregational Church, with all kinds of fun and activities for the whole family to enjoy. The day will begin with a 5K Road Race starting in front of the Pelham Public Library. There will also be a craft/vendor fair, an auction, a doll carriage and bike parade, a pretty pie contest, kids’ games, entertainment and demonstrations, a food tent, and much more. For a full schedule of events, visit www.pelhamoldhomeday.org/events.htm
Saturday, September 25 Boy Scout Troop 263 will be holding its annual Spaghetti Supper from 5-7 p.m. at St. Mathew’s Parish center. Tickets are available from the boys. There is a cost for the supper, and tickets will be available at the door. This fundraiser is the primary source of funds for the troop to supply the equipment the troop needs for their program.
Now through the end of August August is food for fines month at the Pelham Public Library. Donate a non-perishable item and we will forgive your overdue fines. All food will go to the Pelham Food Pantry. Items that are most needed are canned meat, tuna, canned fruit, cold cereal, condiments, paper towels and toilet tissue, toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoo, soap, laundry, and dishwashing detergent.
Tuesdays, Starting Now An Adult Learning Spanish Group will be meeting every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at the Windham Nesmith Library. All levels welcome. If you have Spanish materials or learning packages that you would like to donate, the library accepts donations.
Beginning Tuesday, September 14 Children ages 10 and up can come to the Pelham Library on Tuesday afternoons from 3:30-4:30 p.m. to learn the basics of American Sign Language (ASL). Stop by or call the library at 635-7581 today to register for this fun, informative class. The classes will be held on September 14, 21, and 28, and October 12, 19, and 26.
Wednesday, September 1 The Planning Board is holding an information workshop on Impact Fees, which will be held at the Windham Town Hall at 7 p.m. to discuss what Impact Fees are and why everyone is talking about them. Come learn about Impact Fees from Glenn Greenwood, Assistant Director of the Rockingham Planning Commission, and give your input to the Planning Board on this method of paying for municipal and school capital expenditures. If you have any questions, feel free to contact Laura Scott, Community Development Director, at 432-3806 or by email at: email@example.com
The Planning Board is holding a workshop to gather feedback on proposed changes to the Subdivision Regulations, with a specific emphasis on storm water management and road design. The workshop will be held at the Windham Town Hall at 8 p.m. The Planning Board is just beginning to rewrite these sections of the Regulations and wants to hear from the public any concerns, comments, or recommendations. All members of the public are welcomed and encouraged to attend this meeting. Copies of the proposed regulation changes are available on the Town Website and at the Community Development office on August 25, as well as at the meeting. For more information, contact Laura Scott, Community Development Director, at 432-3806 or lscott @windhamnewhampshire.com
The Planning Board and Community Development Department are in the process of coordinating a benchmark review of the 2005 Master Plan. A workshop is being held at 9 p.m. at the Community Development Department to continue this process. The public is invited to attend and is encouraged to participate in this review process. The current Master Plan was adopted in 2005 and has a 10-year life. Information about the 2005 Master Plan and 2010 Benchmark review can be found at http://www.windhamnewhampshire.com/
m or by contacting the Community Development Department.
Tuesday, September 7 The John H. Hargreaves Memorial VFW Post #10722, 6 Main Street, Pelham, will hold a Ladies Auxiliary Meeting at 7 p.m. The meeting will feature guest speaker, Department of New Hampshire Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars President Donna Fischer.
Pelham Senior Lunch
Meals are served at the Senior Center, 8 Nashua Road, Pelham. Tuesday – Friday, August 31 – September 3 Tuesday– Soup, Open Faced Beef Sandwich, Hash Brown Potato, Fruit Cup, Wednesday– Roast Pork w/Apples & Saurkraut, Potato/Gravy, Chef Cut Veggies, Dark Bread, Fruited Jell-O Thursday– Ham & Cheese Quiche, Corn, Spinach, Bread, Desert Friday– Roast Turkey & Stuffing, Mashed Potato/Gravy, Cranberry Sauce, Butternut Squash, Dinner Roll, Apple Crisp
Saturday, September 25 The Presentation of Mary Academy (PMA) Parent Group will hold the 15th Annual Fall Fun Fest from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This family fun event will be on the campus of PMA at 182 Lowell Road, Hudson. Parking and admission are free. All community members are welcome to enjoy activities such as: face painting, make-your-own scarecrow and tie-dye T-shirt, pumpkin decorating, face painting, and more! There will be over 175 Penny Sale items, including desirable prizes such as gift cards from local area restaurants and attractions, games for kids, holiday items, and more. Our popular theme basket raffles will have over 20 baskets, including a Nintendo DS basket, Boston sports basket, scratch ticket basket, and more. There will be a Super Raffle with top prize of $500 cash! The children will love to play on the inflatables and visit the petting zoo! Come and enjoy a fun family day. The funds raised by this event help support programs for the students.
Sports & Recreation
Starting Now Registration is now open for the fall session of swim lessons at the Salem Boys and Girls Club. The fall session will begin on September 7 and run until October 30. The Boys & Girls Club swim lesson program offers classes for children ages 3 and up, from beginner levels to advanced swimmer and pre-competitive levels. Classes meet once a week for 45 minutes for an eight- week period. There is a cost per child, and non-members ages 6 and up are required to purchase a membership at a per-year cost. For more information, call 898-7709.
Fridays, September 10, October 8, November 12, and December 10 Join Windham Recreation this fall for Zippety Zoo for Tots, a great monthly program that will be held at the Windham Senior Center starting at 10 a.m. Wildlife Encounters/ Granite State Zoo will be coming to Windham once a month for demonstrations for ages 2.75-5 years old. They will bring two hands-on animals with them, including one special animal; then, they will discuss the animals; and finally, they will send an activity home with you. They will be in Windham on September 10, October 8, November 12, and December 10. There is a cost per child. To register or to find out more information, contact the Recreation Office at 965-1208 or by e-mail at Recreation@WindhamNewHampshire.com
. Please note that you must pre-register.
Beginning Monday, September 13 The Windham Recreation Department will co-sponsor Pilates Classes on Monday evenings at the Town Hall. Pilates is a sensational, total body-conditioning program. These classes are taught by a Licensed Physical Therapist and Certified Pilates Instructor who can modify exercises to meet your individual needs. Two levels of classes are offered. Pilates level I will be held at 5:30 p.m. and is for anyone new to Pilates. Pilates level II will be held at 6:30 p.m., and is faster-paced for people already familiar with this popular form of exercise. Classes begin September 13. There is a cost for the eight-week session, which should be made payable to the Town of Windham. Call Marie Theodhosi at 437-9575 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
to register for class.
Mondays, September 13 – October 18 Pelham Parks and Recreation will hold an Introduction to Art class at the V.F.W. Hall (old town hall) on Main Street. The class for boys and girls ages 6-12 (beginner) will be held from 3:30-5 p.m., the class for boys and girls ages 10-13 (advanced) will be held from 5-6:30 p.m., and the class for teens and adults ages 14 and up will be held from 6:30-8 p.m. No experience or equipment needed. Size of groups is limited; first- come, first-serve. Registration form can be picked up at 6 Village Green, or online at www.pelhamweb.com/recreation
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lhamweb. com. Please sign up by September 8. Call 635-2721 with any questions or e-mail Recreation@pelhamweb.com
Tuesday, September 14 Pelham Travel Basketball is now accepting registrations for the 2010-11 Winter Travel Season. New and returning players are required to register for the coming season. Registration is open to any child in grades 4-8 residing in Pelham. Children entering 3rd grade are permitted to register and try out, but preference is given to players entering the 4th grade. There are two ways to register. First, there is a new online registration system—visit www.pe
lhambasketball. com and access the “Register Online” link. Second, there will be a Walk-in Registration Night, which will be held on September 14, from 6-8 p.m. at St. Pat’s Clubhouse. Save time by printing off the registration form from our Website under the “Documents” link. Registration does not ensure participation in the program. All registered players will either participate in a tryout session or be evaluated by teams coaching staff. There is a registration fee. For more information, visit www.pelhambasketball.com
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Tuesdays, September 14, 21, 28, and October 5 Windham Recreation is offering Mini-Soccer for children ages 2-4 this fall. The program meets on Tuesday mornings at either 9:45 a.m. or 10:15 a.m., at Griffin Park. To register, please contact the Recreation Office at 965- 1208 or by e-mail at Recreation@Windham NewHampshire.com
. There is a cost for the four weeks, and pre-registration is a must!
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