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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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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, 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
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Saturday, October 23
Due to the weather conditions on last Friday and Saturday, the Field of Dreams Fall Clean-up has been rescheduled to Saturday, October 23, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
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.
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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, November 11 Dedication of the new Veterans Memorial at the Veterans section of Pine Grove Cemetery will be held on November 11, starting at 11 a.m. Daniel Stacey of Troop 267 created the Memorial as an Eagle Scout project. The dedication is part of the annual Veterans Day program by the Salem Veterans Association headed by President Douglas Micklon. At 9 a.m., plaques honoring Iraq war casualties Edmond L. Lo, Robert Moscillo, and Nicholas Arvanitis will be unveiled at the Cross Street Bridge.
Saturday, November 20 Amber Moonlit Night to benefit the Salem Animal Rescue League will take place at the Brookstone Event Center on Route 111 in Derry. The evening will consist of a dinner, live entertainment, and a live and silent auction. Doors open at 5 p.m., with a cocktail hour and auction item preview starting at 5:30 p.m. Anyone interested in attending should call 893-3117.
Saturday and Sunday, November 27 & 28 The Salem Depot Train Station will hold an Open House from 1-4 p.m. Known as the “little station on the hill,” this historical landmark is located at 87 Main Street, Salem, and is ready for show and tell! Come on in and take a tour. You’ve watched it change before your eyes; now come and see what’s inside.
Saturday, December 4 The North Salem United Methodist Church, 389 North Main Street, Salem, will hold a Craft Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Crafters are needed, so if interested, please contact Pam at 233-1655.
Thursday, October 28 The Kelley Library, 234 Main Street, Salem, will hold “I’m Not Afraid!” Story Time with Tag and Karen, a not-so-scary Halloween Story Time of traditional and original songs and stories for children ages 4-8 years old and their parents. Tag and Karen Vennard are Salem grandparents who like to sing and tell original, creative stories to little ones. Registration is recommended. Halloween costumes are encouraged. Call Michele or the E.V. Reed Children’s Room at 898-7064 to sign up.
Friday, October 22 A Piano Concert hosted by the North Salem United Methodist Church, 389 North Main Street, Salem, will be held from 7-8 p.m. The concert will feature pianist, composer, and performer Sergei Novikov. Tickets will be on sale at the door, and proceeds will go towards the church building fund.
Friday and Saturday, November 12 and 13 The annual Village Fair at the First Congregational Church of Salem, 15 Lawrence Road, will be held Friday, November 12, from 4-8 p.m., and Saturday, November 13, from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. This holiday fair is sponsored by the women’s fellowship group and showcases a wide variety of handmade gifts and ornaments. There will be handcrafted items, fresh baked goods, candy, jams, and more. The Village Café will be serving delicious homemade soups and light lunch items (Friday, 4-7:30 p.m., and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.). Several handmade and donated items will be raffled off. There will also be the popular Ham and Bean Supper featuring homemade pies for dessert on Saturday from 4:30-6:30 p.m. There is a charge for the dinner, with a discount for children under 10. These events support the church in several ways, including helping to fund large projects within the church—the most recent being the purchase of a new stove and fire suppressant system to upgrade the kitchen to meet local codes. For additional information, visit www.FCC-Salem.org
, or call 893-3421.
Seminars & Courses
Wednesday, October 27 Parkland Medical Center will hold Get Quit – Quit Smoking Workshop, in their In-Service Classroom from 7-8 p.m. This is a free workshop led by a tobacco treatment specialist and an ex-smoker who quit smoking with the help of a prescription treatment option and support. You’ll get straightforward information and tools designed to help you quit smoking, followed by a short Q&A session. No finger pointing. No scary tactics. Just a fresh approach to quitting smoking. There is no cost to attend. Refreshments will be served.
Wednesday, November 3 and 10 A limited number of openings remain for Salem Family Resources’ popular babysitter training class next month. The training is for students ages 12 and up, and will be held on November 3 and November 10, from 2:30-5:30 p.m. at the Woodbury Middle School. Participants must attend both sessions to complete the course. Training covers babysitting responsibilities, home and child safety, child development, the business of babysitting, and ideas for fun activities that babysitters can use with their young charges. Materials fee for the course is $10 per student. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Information and registration is available at info@ salemfamilyresources.org
Sports & Recreation
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!
Monday, December 6 Join Windham Recreation this fall for a workshop 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. The December workshop, ‘Keep in Touch’, will involve 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@WindhamNewHampshire.com
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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