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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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Friday, November 5 The Pelham Community Theatre acting class presents Alice in Wonderland at 7 p.m. at Sherburne Hall. Admission is free with a food bank donation.
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.
Mark your calendar! The second annual coat and sweater drive sponsored by the Windham Woman’s Club will be held on November 6 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Windham Town Hall (upstairs). Please help those in need by donating your clean and wearable coats and sweaters for men, women, children, and infants. Especially needed are extra-extra large sizes for women. Help keep someone warm this winter! Thank you in advance for your caring support.
The final Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Collection of 2010 will be held at the Nashua Public Works Garage, 6 Riverside Street, Nashua, from 8 a.m. to noon. This is for residents of Hudson, Litchfield, Pelham, and Windham to properly dispose of hazardous waste, such as pesticides, insecticides, drain cleaner, varnish, coal tar driveway sealer, Muriatic acid, antifreeze, mixed gasoline, paint thinner, lithium batteries, pool chemicals, etc. There is a user fee per vehicle, with additional charges for electronics recycling. For more information, visit http://www.nashuarpc.org/hhw
, or call 424-2240.
Wednesday, November 10 A Salute to Veterans and their families will be held on Veteran’s Day Eve, November 10, at 7 p.m. at the Windham High School Auditorium, London Bridge Road, Windham. The program will honor fallen soldiers from area towns, the Gold Star, and mothers and family. Following the program will be a showing of the movie Taking Chance, starring Kevin Bacon. The event is free and is sponsored by the Windham Garden Club. Voluntary donations accepted to build a Memorial Garden at Dover AFB in DE. Tax-deductible checks can be made out to NHFGC, and mailed to Windham Garden Club, P.O. Box 881, Windham, NH 03087.
Saturday and Sunday, November 13 and 14 St. Patrick Parish Center, 12 Main Street, Pelham, will hold an old fashioned Christmas Craft Fair on Saturday, November 13, from 9 a.m to 6 p.m., and Sunday, November 14, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The fair will feature crafters, food, baked goods, and raffles.
St. Kathryn Parish will hold its 17th annual Holiday Bazaar and Penny Sale on Saturday, November 13, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday, November 14, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be hand-made crafts, grand raffles (1st prize – $1,000 cash), a quilt raffle, homemade candy and baked goods, 50/50 raffles, theme baskets, many penny sale gifts, a children’s play area, and great food and refreshments. A visit from Santa with a photo opportunity is also planned. St. Kathryn’s is located at 4 Dracut Road in Hudson. Stop by for a fun weekend.
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Through the month of November For the month of November, the Nesmith Library Teen Advisory Board will sponsor a Food Drive to benefit the Shepherd’s Pantry right here in Windham. Please let your friends and family know about the Food Drive, and drop off your non-perishable foods at the Nesmith Library.
Beginning Monday, November 8 The Pelham Public Library will hold a Gift Making workshop for all middle-schoolers for the upcoming holidays, beginning November 8, at 2:30 p.m., and continuing every Monday for the next four weeks in the Molly Hobbs Room. You may register for as many of the classes as you would like. It’s easy—just stop by the circulation desk and get your name put on the list, e-mail Miss Debbie at firstname.lastname@example.org
, or call the library at 635-7581.
Pelham Senior Lunch
Meals are served at the Senior Center, 8 Nashua Road, Pelham. Tuesday – Friday, November 9 – 12 Tuesday– Soup, Hot Open Faced Roast Beef, Veggies, Lemon Meringue Pie Wednesday– Tossed Salad, Spaghetti w/Meat Sauce, Green Beans, Italian Bread, Peaches Thursday– Closed - Veterans Day Friday– Breaded Fish, Potato, Zucchini & Tomato, Bread, Pudding & Topping
Sunday, November 7 The First Congregational Church Youth Groups are sponsoring a Warm Fuzzy Winter Clothing Drive for local shelters. Only winter clothing in good condition is being accepted! If you or your children have outgrown winter clothing (and shoes/boots) from the past year, we will make sure the clothes are immediately put to good use. Clothes may be dropped off at the Church, 2 Main Street, Pelham.
Saturday, November 13 The First Congregational Church of Pelham, 3 Main Street, will hold the 4th Annual Chili and Chowder Supper. Many of our members and friends will be entering the contest, vying for the Top Chili and Chowder Blue Ribbon. In the past, the varieties have been amazing, and you are guaranteed to go home fully satisfied. All are welcome to come and enjoy. Call the church office for more information at 635-7025.
Thursday, November 18 Parents of teens, are you confused? Are you asking, what happened to my child? Join the First Congregational Church, 3 Main Street, Pelham, on November 18 at 7 p.m. for a discussion about the relationship of teenagers and their parents. We will have some fun, share some stories and discuss some strategies and resources to help you understand, remember, and prepare for the “wonder years“ of teens. All are welcome, except for the kids. For information or to sign up, please call First Congregational Church of Pelham at 635-7025. Cost is a donation (canned goods or monetary) to the Pelham Food Pantry or Good Neighbor Fund.
Monday, November 8 The Windham School District, SAU 28, will hold a Public Forum regarding Bullying at the Windham High School Media Center from 6:30-8 p.m. New laws regarding bullying necessitate community input. Please come to provide your thoughts and ideas to help the development of an updated Pelham School District Policy on Bullying. All are welcome!
Wednesday, November 10 The Windham School District, SAU 28, will hold a Public Forum regarding Bullying at the Pelham Elementary School Media Center from 6:30-8 p.m. New laws regarding bullying necessitate community input. Please come to provide your thoughts and ideas to help the development of an updated Pelham School District Policy on Bullying. All are welcome!
Friday, November 19 The hilarious Court Jesters are back and they are taking on the Jammin’ Jaguars at 7 p.m. at the Windham High gym! Tickets are available for sale at www. windhamjaguars.org
. Credit cards are accepted online, or contact Beth Lippold at Lippoldfamily@comcast.net
. Come out and have a night of fun and help support the Windham Jaguar Booster Club! The Jammin’ Jaguars Team Roster includes teachers and principals from all the Windham Schools, Windham Town leaders and officials, and surprise guest players.
Sports & Recreation
Tuesdays, starting November 9 Pelham Parks and Recreation will hold a Winter 2010-11 Theater program, in which they will put together a production of The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe. The program is for children ages 6 and up, and rehearsals will be held on Tuesdays starting November 9 from 3:30-5:30 p.m. at the V.F.W. Hall (old town hall on Main Street, upstairs) and/or Sherburne Hall in town hall building. No experience is needed and everyone gets a part. Size of group is limited; first-come, first-serve. Registration forms can be picked up at 6 Village Green or online at www.pelhamweb.com/recreation
. Register online at https://webtrac.pelhamweb.com
. There is a cost for the program. Production is scheduled for January 14 and 15, in Sherburne Hall. For information, e-mail email@example.com
, or call 635-2721.
Starting Now through Monday, November 15 The Pelham Parks and Recreation is accepting registrations for the Youth Basketball program, which begins with practices the week of November 29. Games for each division start Saturday, January 8, 2011. There will be evaluations for Divisions 3-8 on Saturday, December 4, at Memorial Gym. Coach drafts will follow at the school café. Look for a time for your child on the Parks and Recreation Website. All divisions will have a pre-season game on December 18. The program is open to boys/girls ages 7-15, and ends late February or early March 2011. Games/practices are held in Pelham school gyms on evenings and/or Saturdays (Sundays are possible). New and returning players are welcome to join. Team shirts will be included. Coaches (volunteer) and referees (paid) are needed! Coaches will need to complete an application. Registration forms will be available at our Website or at the Parks and Rec. office. You may also register at https:// webtrac.pelhamweb.com
and pay with MC or Visa. Your child’s registration cannot be accepted without payment. Deadline for sign-up is November 15. No placement is guaranteed thereafter. There will be a late fee of $10 after the deadline, given available space. Divisions may be eliminated, given insufficient sign-ups.
Mondays, starting November 15 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. There is a cost for the eight-week session. Call Marie Theodhosi at 437-9575 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
to register for class. Classes begin November 15.
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