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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 &#x2013; 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&#x2019;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&#x2019;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 &#x2013; 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 &#x2013; 10:30 a.m., First Monday (unless it&#x2019;s a holiday, then second Monday).
MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) and MOMSnext (Mothers of school aged children), Crossroads Baptist Church, 9:30 &#x2013; 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&#x2019;s Public Breakfast, every third Sunday (except July and August) 8 &#x2013; 10 a.m.
Red Hat Society, VFW, 6 Main Street, 1:00 p.m., second Tuesday
Rockingham County Women&#x2019;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, January 21 Master Hypnotist, Peter J. Mamos, will be performing a Comedy Hypnosis Show at Windham High School at 7:30 p.m. Bring your family for a night of laughs and fun. To purchase tickets in advance, call Cara at 845-9224. The event will also feature great raffle prizes and refreshments! This event is a fundraiser to benefit the WHS Edinburgh- bound theater students.
Thursday, January 27 The Windham Parent Teacher Association (PTA) and the Windham Economic Development Committee (WEDC) will co-sponsor the 2011 Business Expo: Building Relationships, Building Community at Windham High School from 5-8 p.m. Come out and show your support of the PTA Neighborhood Business Partner Program Members, local Windham businesses and non-profit organizations, the Windham PTA, and the Windham Economic Development Committee.
Saturday, January 29 Supervisors of the Checklist for the Town of Pelham will be in session for additions and corrections to the checklist from 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the community room at the Pelham Police Department. New voters may register at this time. Registrations may also be made with the Town Clerk during business hours. Proof of residency is required.
Saturday, February 5 Winterfest 2011 will be held at the Pelham Ice Garden outdoor rink, located in Lyons Park behind the Pelham Fire Station from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will feature family fun and games, food and beverages, and a rematch of the Fire vs. Police Departments in the &#x201C;Fire and Ice&#x201D; Pond Hockey match-up.
Come see Chicago&#x2019;s comedic superstars at the Pelham High School Gymnasium! Award-winning comedy improv theatre group Improv Unlimited will present &#x201C;Satire Night Live!&#x201D;, an evening of comedy improv for the entire family, at the Pelham High School Gymnasium, 85 Marsh Road, Pelham, on Saturday, February 5, at 7 p.m. Proceeds from the performance will benefit the Pelham High School Student Technology Association. Improv Unlimited&#x2019;s members hail from all the renowned comedy improv theatres in Chicago, New York, LA, and Boston. Tickets are available at the Pelham High School office at 635-2115, or may be ordered online at www.Comedy-Show-Tix.com
Wednesday, January 26; Thursday, January 27; and Friday, January 28 Warm up this winter with a new book from the Friends of the Library of Windham&#x2019;s (FLOW) Winter Book Fair. Come enjoy gently used adult and children&#x2019;s fiction and nonfiction books, games, CDs, and software, with prices starting at 50 cents! The Winter Preview Sale will be held on Wednesday, January 26, from 4-7 p.m.; and the Book Fair will be held on Thursday, January 27, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Friday, January 28, from 9-11 a.m. The Preview Sale is for FLOW members, teachers, and senior citizens only; however, non-members may join at the Preview Sale. Bring your own reusable bag and receive a discount on your purchase. If you are interested in helping with the Book Fair, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
, or call Susan Hebert at 425-1936 or Kelley Gage at 434-2070.
Wednesday, February 2 Although the snow is falling, the Friends of the Library of Windham have already started thinking about this June&#x2019;s Strawberry Festival and Book Fair. Planning will get underway at our first festival meeting on Wednesday, February 2, at 7 p.m. We are looking for new faces and ideas, and would love to have you join us! The 2011 Strawberry Festival and Book Fair will be held on Saturday, June 4, at Windham High School. The festival is Windham&#x2019;s largest community event, and offers all citizens an opportunity to come together to enjoy music and entertainment, play games, purchase books, and of course, enjoy some delicious food, including our famous strawberry shortcake! If you are interested in joining the Festival Planning Committee, or have any questions, contact Jennifer Simmons at jennis1623@hotmail. com or at 458-2628.
Saturday, January 22 Join us for our free Spaghetti Supper, from 5:45-7 p.m., hosted by the First Congregational Church of Pelham UCC, 3 Main Street, Pelham. Following dinner, the movie Despicable Me will be shown. If you would like information, call the church office at 635-7025.
Saturdays, January 23 &#x2013; March 6 A special lecture series, &#x2018;Heaven and Eternal Life Series: Eye-Witness Accounts and Ancient Document Lectures,&#x2019; will be held at Windham Bible Chapel. The first lecture in the series is &#x201C;What Is Heaven and What Do We Know It To Be Like?&#x201D; Lectures will be presented by Jeff Spanos, Ph.D. candidate in ancient literature and languages. Lectures are on Sundays starting at 10:45 a.m., accompanied with Worship. Each week&#x2019;s lecture is a different subject in relationship to Heaven. The lecture series is $100 for all weeks, or complimentary when bringing non-perishable foods to be donated to a local food pantry. Windham Bible Chapel is located at 14 Cobbetts Pond Road, Windham. For more information, call 898-9899.
Friday, January 28 The Pelham School District will conduct a free screening for Pelham children, ages 2.5 to 6, who may have vision, hearing, speech, coordination, or overall developmental concerns and/or an educational disability. The purpose of the screening is to identify children that may require special education and/or related services. Child Find screenings will take place on Friday, January 28, 2011, at The Pelham Preschool, 61 Marsh Road, Pelham, from the hours of 1-3 p.m. Appointments are required; spaces are limited. For more information or an appointment, contact Shirlee Sullivan or Jean Olson at 635-1145, or e-mail email@example.com
Thursday, January 27
Crossroads Kindergarten and Preschool will have an open house from 5-7 p.m. Come by and see our classrooms and view our curriculum. Alumni Registration is on Monday, January 31, and open registration starts on Tuesday, February 1. For further information, contact the school at 635-8788.
Thursday, February 3 Pelham High School will hold an Eighth Grade Open House for the incoming Class of 2015 students and parents. The event, organized by the school&#x2019;s guidance department, will be held beginning at 6:30 p.m. The administration, guidance department, and other members of the PHS faculty will present parents and students with general information about the high school, the course selection process, and appropriate planning for high school. Tours of PHS will also be administered by the school&#x2019;s Student Ambassadors. For more information, call the PHS Guidance Department at 603-2116.
Seminars & Courses
Thursday, January 27 The Pelham Public Library will be hosting a free Self-Defense class with Instructor Diana Erickson at 6 p.m. Erickson is an instructor at Sidekick Taekwondo. The class focuses on the basic fundamentals that every person should know, from simple reminders of every-day safe living, to basic techniques that are effective in many self-defense situations. If you know how to defend yourself, then you have a much greater chance of fighting off an attack or surviving it. Even knowing just a few basic self- defense moves can be enough to discourage an attacker or get away in time to save your life. Call the Pelham Public Library at 635-7581 to RSVP for this free event. This class is for ages 16 and over.
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Thursday, February 10 A Health and Wellness Lecture will be given by Dr.Daniel Parent. The meeting will be co- sponsored by the Windham Garden Club and the Windham Woman&#x2019;s Club, and will take place at the Windham Town Hall, 3 North Lowell Road. There is an elevator in the rear of the building for handicap access, as the meeting will be held on the second floor. Please arrive at 7 p.m. to enjoy some scrumptious homemade goodies to eat and drink. The lecture will begin at 7:30 p.m. In this presentation, Dr. Parent will outline the expense of &#x201C;disease&#x201D; care versus the investment in &#x201C;wellness&#x201D; care. He will provide common sense, easy- to-implement strategies to significantly improve your well being, so you can live the life you so rightfully deserve. For more information, call or e-mail Denise M. Sarnie, Windham Garden Club First VP and Program Chair, at 434-0027 or mridee@aol. com, or Anne Engelhardt, Windham Woman&#x2019;s Club President, at 321-9429 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Sports & Recreation
Starting Monday, January 31 Windham Recreation Department will co-sponsor Pilates Classes on Monday evenings, beginning January 31, at the Town Hall. 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 email@example.com
to register for a class.
Saturday, February 12 The Pelham Softball League will hold a walk-in registration at Pelham Memorial School from 9 a.m. to noon. The registration deadline is March 15 for the 10, 12, 14, and 16U divisions, and April 15 for the 6 and 8U divisions (for online registrations). First- time registrants will need a birth certificate and proof of residency. All participants are required to agree to/sign a Parent Code of ethics and will require a Medical Release Form. For questions, contact Nancy at player firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday, February 19 &#x2013; Saturday, March 19 The Hudson/Windham Baseball School for Hudson and Windham youth ages 9-12 will be running its camp five consecutive Saturdays from February 19 through March 19 in the Alvirne gym. Campers will be drilled in all fundamentals of baseball and will have an opportunity to apply their skills in daily games with live pitching and hitting. Alvirne Varsity Baseball Coach Mike Lee is the camp director, along with Windham Varsity Baseball Coach Derek Lee. Campers will develop their pitching skills under Alvirne Pitching Coach Adam Perkins, who is the career-wins leader at URI. The High School Varsity players will work one-on-one with the students, which allows for a 2-1 coach-to-student ratio. Registrations are currently being accepted. Contact Alvirne&#x2019;s Mike Lee at email@example.com
or Windham&#x2019;s Derek Lee at DL33Lee@comcast.net
ASAP, as spaces are limited.
2nd Annual Ice Fest On Cobbetts Pond
Sponsored by Cobbetts Pond Improvement Association, NH Lakes and Castleton
Saturday January 29, 2011
10AM to 2PM Parking and lake access at Castleton
Chili cook-off contest Ice skating
......a reason to smile! Refreshments and more! Children&#x2019;s activities
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