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Windham Regular Meetings & Events
Adult Windham Spanish Group, Nesmith Library, 6:30 p.m., Tuesdays
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), Windham Bible Chapel, second Wednesday, 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, 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) and MOMSnext (Mothers of school aged children), Crossroads Baptist Church, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m., first and third Thursdays of most months. (For info., 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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Community Events Friday, October 15
In a joint community service venture, the Pelham Girl Scouts and John H. Hargreaves Memorial VFW Post will host an adult- chaperoned Harvest Dance at Saint Patrick’s Church Parish Center in Pelham for children ages 8-12 from 5-8:30 p.m. There is a cost per child, plus two non-perishable food products for the Pelham Food Bank. This event will help raise awareness and restock the Pelham Food Bank inventory, as well as help fund the VFW Community Service Programs. Cheese pizza and a drink will be available for a small cost. Parents will be required to sign their children in and out. The evening will feature music, dancing, snacks, games and prizes, and raffles. If you have any questions, contact Mark or Rita at 635-1540.
Saturday, October 16 Join Windham Recreation for the 5th Annual Harvest Fest at Griffin Park from 1-4 p.m. The event will feature Pumpkin Decorating and a Carving Contest (for all ages) hosted by the Windham High School Art Club. Bring your decorated or carved pumpkins to enter into the contest from 1-2 p.m. An entry fee of $1 will be charged to benefit a local charity. There will also be a Pie Baking Contest (bring an apple pie and your recipe to enter) hosted by the Girl Scouts. Bring your pies to enter from 1-2 p.m., with an entry fee of $2 to benefit the Girl Scouts. There will also be a pumpkin art table, clam chowder samples, complimentary hay rides, a petting zoo, lots of free giveaways, and more! For more information, contact Cheryl Haas in the Recreation Office at 965-1208 or by e-mail at Recreation@WindhamNewHam pshire.com
To help ease the parking crunch at Harvest Fest, The Common Man has generously offered their parking lot as a shuttle lot. Take the worry out of your day and park your car at The Common Man, and catch the Town Shuttle Van to Harvestfest. The shuttle will run continuously from 12:30-4:30 p.m.
The Windham Woman’s Club will be participating at the Windham Recreation’s Annual Harvest Fest at Griffin Park from 1-4 p.m., so stop by their table for a variety of homemade baked goodies and drinks. You can also purchase Windham Woman’s Club and Windham tote bags and puzzles depicting some of Windham’s town buildings. Proceeds to benefit the club’s many civic and community projects.
The Windham High School Art Club is hosting the Pumpkin decorating/carving at the Harvest Fest on October 16. Windham Recreation delivered pumpkins to the Windham High School this week, which were generously donated by Johnson’s Farms and Delahunty’s. All ages are encouraged to decorate or carve a pumpkin and bring to Griffin Park between 1-2 p.m. to enter it into the contest.
St. Matthew’s Parish, 2 Searles Road, Windham, will hold their Autumn Craft Fair from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., hosted by St. Matthew’s Knights of Columbus Council No. 7572. There will be a wide selection of goods available for purchase from over 25 tables, as well as hot food and drinks at a nominal price during the fair.
The Windham Democratic Town Committee will hold their Annual Pancake Breakfast. Candidates will share a few words and then be available to the voters. Take this opportunity to meet incumbent Representative Carolyn Webber, Senate Candidate Kristi St. Laurent, incumbent Registrar of Probate Debra Crapo, and incumbent Executive Councilor Beverly Hollingworth. There is a small fee for the tickets, and kids 10 and under eat free. Coffee has been generously donated by The Coffee Roaster’s Café. The event is being held at the historic Searles School and Chapel on Route 111 in Windham.
Saturday, October 23 Windham Cub Scouts Pack 263 will hold their annual Pancake Breakfast at St. Matthew Parish, 2 Searles Road, Windham, from 7 a.m. to noon. There is a small cost for the tickets, with a maximum price per family.
Supervisors of the Checklist for the Town of Pelham will be in session for additions and corrections to the checklist from 11-11:30 a.m. in the community room at the Pelham Police Department. New voters may register at this time. This is the last day residents may register to vote prior to the General Election to be held on November 2. Registrations may also be made with the Town Clerk during regular business hours. Proof of residency is required.
American Legion Post 63 Ladies Auxiliary of Salem invites you to enjoy a concert with Stan Jr.’s Super Legends, starring Stan Jr. and Liz Saunders. You can relive those good old days with these fantastic flashbacks of great times, great friends, and great music. From the sounds of Las Vegas to Country Music and Easy Listening to Old-time Rock and Roll, add a touch of Gospel. No super legends show is complete without “The King”! The Stan Jr.’s Super Legends Show will be held at the Masonic Temple, 107 Main Street, Salem. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the show time will be at 7:30 p.m. There is a cost for the tickets, with a discount if purchased in advance. Tickets are also available at Salemhaven, 23 Geremonty Drive, Salem. For more information, call 893-5586. The performance will be to benefit Salemhaven’s new van fund.
Thursday, October 28 St. Patrick’s Parish Hall, 12 Main Street, Pelham, will hold a Blood Drive between the hours of 3 and 8 p.m., sponsored by Knights of Columbus #6902. For more information, or to schedule an appointment to donate blood, please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1- 800-733-2767) or go to redcrossblood.org
. Please give the gift of life by donating blood.
Starting Monday, November 1 Do you feel drawn to help people? Come and join a team of compassionate individuals who believe in helping people with terminal diagnosis find quality, dignity, and comfort in their remaining days. Amedisys Hospice of Londonderry will hold a Volunteer Training class for six sessions, beginning Monday, November 1, from 6-8 p.m. Contact Renee LaFountain, Volunteer Coordinator, at 421-0414 or renee.la
for more information or to sign up.
Friday, November 5 The Windham Endowment for Community Advancement is hosting its second annual fundraising dinner on November 5 at Searles Castle in Windham at 6:30 p.m. This year, the Endowment is adopting a Casablanca theme, complete with Rick’s Cafe and Monte Carlo gaming. The event promises something for everyone, including Mediterranean food, raffles and silent auctions, live music, and dancing! Additionally, the Endowment will present its Community Advancement Award during the evening. Tickets are limited and can be purchased at www. windhamendowment.org
. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Windham Endowment for Community Advancement and its community partners. The Windham Endowment for Community Advancement is a non-profit community foundation created to enhance the quality of life for all Windham residents, now and for generations to come.
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Saturday, November 6 Windham High School, 64 London Bridge Road, will host a Holiday Craft Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., featuring a great variety of vendors, raffles, refreshments, and fun! There is a small admission fee, and students enter free. For more information, contact Linda at 458-2396. Proceeds will benefit the Windham High School students bound for the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland in August 2011. Windham High is the only school in the state of New Hampshire invited to participate, so please come and support these talented students.
Saturday, October 30 The Friends of the Library of Windham and the children’s room are teaming up for a Mini Fall Fun Festival on Saturday, October 30, so mark your calendars and don’t miss a fun afternoon at the Nesmith Library! The program will begin at 1 p.m. with local author Diane Mayr reading Littlebat’s Halloween Story. Following the reading, children can participate in a number of fun activities and indulge in some delicious snacks. Copies of Littlebat’s Halloween Story will be available for purchase, and Diane will be on hand for book signing. Weather permitting; we will create a “Find the Candy in the Haystack” station for the children to go through! No registration is required for this event, and it is open to children of all ages. Costumes encouraged, but not necessary.
Thursday, October 21 The Windham Garden Club will hold their next meeting, which will be held at the Windham Town Hall at 7 p.m. The meeting will feature an illustrated talk from fellow member Ray Loszewski on his adventures of backpacking down the Grand Canyon’s steepest trail and negotiating the Colorado River’s Class 5 Crystal Rapids, the waterway’s most dangerous passage. Anyone interested in membership or other club information can contact Su Bennett at 889-7699.
Pelham Senior Lunch
Meals are served at the Senior Center, 8 Nashua Road, Pelham. Tuesday – Friday, October 19 – October 22 Tuesday– Onion Soup, Chinese Chop Suey, Rice/Dried Noodles, Veggies, French Bread, Pineapple & Cookies Wednesday– Baked Chicken, Cranberry Sauce, Mashed Potato/Gravy, Broccoli, Bread, Pudding/Topping Thursday– Beef Pot Pie, Green Beans, Bread, Angel Cake w/ Lemon Sauce Friday– Bar-B-Q Pork Shank, Baked Potato, Corn, Dinner Roll, Apple Pie & Ice Cream
Sunday, October 24 St. Patrick Parish invites families with young children ages 0-5 to gather at 10:30 a.m. in the Parish Center. This gathering will provide families with great resources to engage your children with faith. Crafts and activities will be provided for the young children, while parents interact and share their ways to integrate faith and the upcoming holidays. Please RSVP to Cara Jean at 978-771-3833 or email@example.com
Sports & Recreation
Now – Wednesday, November 24 The applications are in from Pats Peak, and Pelham Parks and Recreation will be participating in Session I of the After School Ski and Snowboard program in Henniker for five Thursdays, starting January 6. This activity is open to students in Pelham Memorial and/or Pelham High Schools. Coach buses pick up the students after school and return them to their schools at 8:30 p.m. for Memorial and 9 p.m. for PHS. Costs vary depending on package chosen. Space is limited; first-come, first-serve. Full payment must be received with registration. Pats Peak policy is no refunds. Sign-ups will begin on October 14 and end November 24. There is a scholarship available for those who apply online with Pats Peak. Original applications are required, or you may sign up on the Pats Peak Website directly and pay the bus cost to Parks and Recreation
Sundays, October 24 – November 14 Pelham Parks and Recreation will hold a new Bike Camp 2010 for boys and girls ages 7 and up at the Dennis Lyons Memorial Park Skate/Bike Park, Pelham, for four Sundays, starting October 24, from 9 a.m.-noon. Registration forms will be available at our Website or at the Parks and Rec. office. You may also sign up at https://webtrac. pelhamweb.com
and pay with MC or VISA. Registrations will be accepted until the maximum count is reached. Space is limited; first-come, first-serve. There is a fee for the camp. Bring bikes, knee and elbow pads, and a helmet (required!). E- mail firstname.lastname@example.org
with any questions, or call 635-2721. We must have a triplicate emergency medical form on each child, so ask for that form.
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