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Salem Regular Meetings & Events
American Legion Auxiliary, American Legion Post #63, 38 Millville Street, third Monday, 7 p.m. Artists Association of Greater Salem, Kelley Library, Conf. Room, second Thursday, 6:30 – 8:45 p.m. Board of Selectmen meetings, Town Hall (Knightly Room); first, second, and fourth Monday. 7 p.m.
Budget Committee meetings, Town Hall (Knightly Room), second and fourth Wednesday, 7 p.m. Cancer Support meetings, Granite State Baptist Church, 1 Sand Hill Road, first and third Monday, 6 – 7:30 p.m. CHADD–Nashua-Windham Chapter, Windham Presbyterian Church, third Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Conservation Commission meetings, Town Hall (Knightly Room), first Wednesday, 7 p.m.
Council on Aging meetings, Ingram Senior Center, fourth Tuesday of April, May, June, August, September and October, 11 a.m. (890-2190) Democratic Town Committee, Kelley Library, third Tuesday, 7 p.m. Diabetes Support Group, Ingram Senior Center, 1 Sally Suite Way, third Wednesday, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Disabled American Veterans, W.T. Barron Chapter 25, American Legion, second Saturday of the month, 10 a.m. Domestic Abuse Support Group, (confidential), Call A Safe Place, 890-6392 for more information. Exchange Club, Jonathan’s (Park Plane Lanes), Thursdays, 12 p.m. Families Cope, Kelley Library, Room B, Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. – noon Garden Club meetings, Salemhaven Nursing Home, second Tuesday , 7 p.m. Greater Salem Artists Association, Kelley Library, second Thursday, 6:30 p.m., September through May.
Historic District Commission meetings, at the Museum, 310 Main Street, at the call of the chairman. Historic Society, Salem, Old Town Hall (310 Main Street), second Tuesday, March through November at 7:30 p.m. Housing Authority meetings, Housing Authority, 70 Telfer Circle, Second Tuesday, 5:00 p.m. Interdenominational Prayer Group, North Salem United Methodist Church, every Sunday evening Kelley Library Trustees meetings, at the Library, 234 Main Street, 10 times per year, date and time set at each meeting. Kiwanis, Salem Boys’ & Girls’ Club, 2nd Monday, 6 p.m. Knights of Columbus, 37 Main Street, 2nd Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. Lions Club, Salem Boys & Girls Club, second Tuesday, at noon and Black Water Grill, third Thursday, at 7 p.m. Machine Knitting Club, Kelley Library, Room B, first Saturday, 9 a.m. – noon. Masons, Spicket Lodge No. 85, 107 Main Street, second Thursday of the month. Military Moms, Boys’ & Girls’ Club, 2nd Thursday, 6:30 – 9 p.m. Mom’s Club of Salem, Kelley Library, fourth Monday, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Order of the Eastern Star, Spicket Lodge No. 85, 107 Main Street, third Friday. Overeaters Anonymous, Kelley Library, Room B, Fridays, 5:30 – 6:45 p.m. Planning Board meetings, Town Hall, second and fourth Tuesday, 7 p.m. Recreation Advisory Committee meetings, Town Hall (Conference Room), first Wednesday, 7 p.m. Refunder’s Group, Kelley Library, Lanc Room, third Saturday, 9am – noon. Rotary Club of Greater Salem, Rockingham Park (Belmont Room 1), Fridays, 7:30 a.m. Salem Family Resources–Success By 6 Grandparents as Parents Support Group Groups, third Friday, 9:30 a.m. at Greater Salem Caregivers. 287 Lawrence Road (Foss School Building). (898-5493) Cindy Jury, Executive Director, Salem Family Resources–Success By 6 Salem Community Emergency Response Team, Trustees room, ADP, 11 Northeast Blvd, second Wednesday, 6 p.m. New recruits are welcome to attend. Salem Crossing #2, Kelley Library, Room B, third Wednesday, 7 – 8 p.m. Salem Crossing #3/Rockingham Commons, Kelley Library, Room B, third Monday, 6:30 – 8:45 p.m. Salem Museum, 310 Main Street, Open Mondays, 2 – 5 p.m. (890-2280) Salem NH Citizen Corps, Knightly Room, Town Hall, second Tuesday, 7 p.m. Salem Republican Town Committee, first Thursday, 7:00 p.m., at the Kelley Library, contact Jeff Hatch at email@example.com
or 548-7418. Salem Senior Services, open Mon. – Thurs., 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Salem Teen Social Center, Kelley Library, Room B, first Thursday, 7:00 – 8:45 p.m. Salem Writers Group, Kelley Library, Conf. Room, second Tuesday, 10 a.m. – noon. Salem Youth Hockey, Kelley Library, Room B, second Wednesday, 5:30 – 8:45 p.m. Son’s of Union Vets & Auxiliary, Kelley Library, Room B, fourth Saturday, 12:30 – 4:30 p.m. Take Off Pounds Sensibly, Pleasant Street Methodist Church, Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m. Winning Speakers Club, Senior Center, Lowell Road, second and fourth Wednesday, 7 p.m. Women’s Club (GFWC) Salem Chapter, Kelley Library, Beshara Room, first Tuesday, noon – 2 p.m. (No July, August or December) Zoning Board of Adjustment meetings, Town Hall, first Tuesday, 7 p.m.
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Friday – Saturday, October 15 – 16 Greater Salem NH Rotary Club invites you to Salem’s Oktoberfest, October 15, 6-10 p.m., and October 16, noon-10 p.m., on the grounds of Rockingham Park. The event will feature traditional German food, along with beer, wine, soft drinks and desserts, hot air balloon rides on Saturday, a car show, live music, and face painting and balloons for the kids. Come and enjoy lots of great activities for the whole family.
Saturday, October 16 It is that time of the year when the Field of Dreams organizes their Fall Clean-Up. They need volunteers from our community to help out with the clean-up effort, which will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Field of Dreams, Geremonty Drive, Salem. Volunteers will be preparing the park for the upcoming winter season by clearing leaves and fallen branches, picking up trash, and generally cleaning up from the summertime. This is a great opportunity to get some fresh air and work alongside your neighbors and friends. Please bring rakes, tarps, saws, gloves, and leaf blowers if you have them, but most importantly, bring friends and family. Any amount of time you can give would be greatly appreciated. We will have water available for our volunteers. Want to get involved or have any questions? Call Ross Trecartin at 233-4455. For more information, visit our Website at www.fieldofdreams-nh.org
The Triumphant Cross Lutheran Church, 171 Zion Hill, Salem, will hold a Holiday Craft Fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The fair will feature genuine, hand-made crafts from local craftsmen, plus door prizes, a delicious food court, raffles, and baked goods. Parking and admittance is free. Proceeds from the craft fair help to provide the church’s community service.
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Wednesday, October 20 This is the last Wednesday for the Salem Farmers Market from 2-6 p.m. at Hedgehog Park! Come on down at 4 p.m. to carve a pumpkin selected from one of our local vendors. Volunteers will be on hand at both children’s events to assist participants with their creations. The market is located at Hedgehog Park on Route 38 in Salem. Stop by and support our local farms and vendors who bring the finest quality farm-grown or hand-made products to bring to your table. E-mail email@example.com
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Friday, October 22 The Granite State South Board of Realtors (GSSBR) and their affiliates will hold the second annual Charity Halloween Costume Party at the Atkinson Country Club, 85 Country Club Road, Atkinson, starting at 6:45 p.m. All proceeds will benefit the Dream Factory. Purchase your tickets at GSSBR, 87 Indian Rock Road, Windham, or register at www.gssbr.org
. Must be 21 or over to attend. Contact Caron Renik for sponsorship opportunities at caron@gssbr. org. For more information about the charity, visit www.nhdreamfactory.com
Saturday, October 23 The Supervisors of the Checklist of Salem will be in session between 11 a.m. and noon on the lower level of the Municipal Office Building, for the purpose of registering new voters for the upcoming State General Election. This will be the last opportunity for a resident of Salem to register to vote if he/she wants their name to appear on the checklist that will be used on Tuesday, November 2. New Hampshire election law does, however, allow a person to register to vote at the polls if they present the required documentation. Voters must be 18 years of age on or before Election Day. A picture ID and proof of domicile is required. (A driver’s license is acceptable.) Naturalized citizens must show a passport or documented citizenship papers. Residents may also register to vote at the office of the Town Clerk during regular office hours through Friday, October 22.
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”! Add a variety of instruments for specialty numbers on the guitar, fiddle, banjo, harmonica, and keyboards. 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.
Saturday, October 30 A Psychic Fair will be held at the American Legion Post 63 of Salem, 38 Millville Street, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., with a variety of Psychic Readers, including Palmistry, Aura Photos, Tarot, Pet Psychic, Angel Guidance, and Sound Balance. There is a fee, and all readings are 15 minutes each. Come and join us for free coffee and snacks. Hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, and drinks will also be available. The Psychic Fair is being held to benefit American Legion Auxiliary veteran projects of NH.
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.
Thursday, December 16 The next American Red Cross Blood Drive sponsored by Greater Salem Chamber of Commerce Resources Committee is to be held from 1-6 p.m. at Mosaic Technology Facility, located at 41 Northwestern Drive, Salem.
Saturday, October 16 The Kelley Library will hold a Dora the Explorer Story Time at 11 a.m. This special Saturday story time is for kids ages 3-6, and will feature a visit by Dora the Explorer!
Thursday, October 21 The Kelley Library presents ‘Ice Scream, You Scream’ at 3 p.m. Teens will enjoy some ice cream while watching a fun, scary movie. This event is for children ages 12 and up. Call Cathy at 898-7064 for more details.
Fridays, October 15, November 12, and December 10; and Saturday, October 16 Centerpoint Community Church, located at 101 School Street, Salem, invites you to Faithbooking. This is a monthly opportunity to work on scrapbooking and/or other craft projects as a one-time or ongoing adventure for groups and individuals of all ages. Snacks and beverages will be provided. Guidance is available for the beginners, and materials are available. A small donation is requested for Friday refreshments and for Saturday refreshment, which includes breakfast and lunch. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
. Dates and times for this event are: Fridays, October 15, November 12, and December 10 from 6 p.m.-midnight; and Saturday, October 16, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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Tuesday, October 19 Salem Family Resources-Success By 6 will host a Parenting Workshop for parents of young children at 6:30 p.m. at the Woodbury Middle School, 206 Main Street, Salem. The workshop, “Ready, Here I Come,” was developed by the NH Parent Information and Resource Center, and will be presented by Nancy D’Agostino and Pam Miller-Sallett. Parents of children ages birth to five years old will gain information on building a strong foundation of learning during these early years for future success in school, including the most important factors for success, simple ideas for activities, and where to get additional help, if needed. There is no cost to attend; registration via e-mail is requested at info@salemfamilyreso urces.org
. Salem Family Resources-Success By 6 provides programs and supports for families with young children in the greater Salem area. For more information about Salem Family Resources, contact Cindy Jury at 898-5493 or by e-mail at email@example.com
Sports & Recreation
Friday, October 22, and Monday, December 6 Join Windham Recreation this fall for two great workshops for children ages 3-5 at the Windham Senior Center at 9:45 a.m. Mad Science of Southern NH is coming back to Windham to have some fun with pre-schoolers on Friday, October 22, and Monday, December 6! The October workshop will be ‘Mad Mixtures,’ and will be lots of fun! Then, in December, they will be coming back for a ‘Keep in Touch’ Workshop, which involves the five senses. There is a fee for the programs per child, per class, and pre-registration is a must. To register, contact the Recreation Office at 965-1208, or by e-mail at Recreation@Win dhamNewHampshire.com
Monday, November 1 – Thursday, December 23 The Salem Boys & Girls Club is now holding registration for the next session of swim lessons. Sessions are eight weeks long, and classes meet once a week for 45 minutes. The new session will begin November 1, and run until December 23. There is a cost per child. Children ages 6 and up need to hold a current Salem Boys & Girls Club membership. This can be obtained at the time of registration. For more information, check us out at www.salembgc.org/aquatics
, or call 898-7709, ext. 10.
Saturday, November 6 The Barron School PTA will be hosting the 9th annual Barron School Turkey Trot. This 3K race and fun walk will be held at the Barron School on Saturday November 6. The Walk starts at 9:45 a.m. and the Road Race starts at 10 a.m. This year, we have a new discounted Student road race fee, and a discounted fee if you register by October 30. All proceeds from these fun events will go towards the Brian Richardson Literacy Fund, and we hope to have a record- breaking number of runners this year! Principal Tony DiNardo will be running the event along with the PTA.
Monday, November 8 Campbell’s Scottish Highlands Golf Course, located at 79 Brady Avenue, Salem, invites you to golf for free, while supporting a local food pantry.
Just bring a frozen turkey
(minimum of 12 lbs.) to the Clubhouse Proshop on Monday, November 8 and receive a free day of golf. In lieu of a turkey, they will also accept a gift certificate of $20 or more valid at a local supermarket. All donations will go to the local food pantry. Scheduled tee times may be made up to 1 week in advance for this event by calling 603-894-4653, ext. 13. The rain/ snow date will be November 15. You must call to reschedule your tee time for this date. Give us a turkey, and you might get an eagle or a birdie!
Salem Church Services
Ararat Armenian Congregational Church 2 Salem Street • Sunday Services, 10:30 a.m.
Centerpoint Community Church 101 School Street • Sunday Service, 10 a.m.
Grace Assembly of God 199 Zion Hill Road • Sunday Worship Service, 10:30 a.m.; Wednesday night Bible Study, 7 p.m.
Granite State Baptist Church 1 Sand Hill Road • Saturdays, 4 p.m.; Sunday Services, 9 and 11 a.m. starting September 11 & 12, 2010
Hannah Tenney United Methodist Church 290 Main Street• Sunday Worship and Sunday School, 11 a.m.
Faith Bible Chapel Meets at American Legion Hall, 38 Milville Street • Worship Service, 8:30 a.m., 7 p.m.; Bible Study, Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m.
First Congregational Church, UCC 15 Lawrence Road • Sunday Worship Service, 10 a.m.
Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church, 200 Lawrence Road • Masses: Sat., 4 p.m.; Sun., 9 a.m., 10:45 a.m.; Weekdays: Mon., Tues., Thurs., Fri., Rosary, 8:40 a.m., Mass, 9 a.m.
Greater Salem Vineyard Fellowship Meets at Salem High School, Auditorium • Sunday Service, 10:00 a.m.
North Salem United Methodist Church 389 North Main Street • Sunday Worship Service & Sunday School, 9 a.m.
Pleasant Street United Methodist Church 8 Pleasant Street • Sunday Worship and Sunday School, 9:00 a.m.; Youth Group 5-7 p.m.; www.pleasantstreetumc.org
Rockingham Christian Church 5 Industrial Way, Unit #2 • Sunday Worship & Children’s Church, 9:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. • www.rccsalem.com
Salem Bible Church 11 Ermer Road (off Rte. 111) • Morning Worship, 10:30 a.m., Eve. Worship, 6 p.m. Sunday School, 9:15 a.m. • Wednesday Prayer Meeting, 7 p.m.
St. David’s Episcopal Church Main Street (across from Kelley Library) • Sunday Services, 8:00 a.m. & 10:00 a.m.
St. Joseph’s Catholic Church
33 Main Street • Masses: Sat., 4:15 p.m.; Sun., 7:30 a.m., 8:45 a.m., 11 a.m.; Weekdays: Mon., Tues., Thurs., Fri., Rosary 6:50 a.m., Mass, 7:15 a.m.; Wed., Rosary, 6:50 a.m., Eucharistic Service 7:15 a.m., Evening Mass, 6:30 p.m.
Triumphant Cross Lutheran Church 171 Zion Hill Road • Sunday Services, 8 a.m., 9 a.m.; • Fellowship Hour 10 a.m.
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