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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, Upper Floor, Right, 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., Kelley Library, email: email@example.com
. 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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Fridays, March 18 and 25 The Rockingham Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will sponsor Foot Clinics for individuals 60 years and older who are unable to perform their own foot care. Clients will receive a basic nail trimming and foot assessment, but no treatment of corns or calluses. Appointments are necessary for this clinic. There is a suggested donation fee for the first visit and for subsequent visits. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call Exeter at 772-2981, Derry at 432-7776, or 800- 540-2981.
Saturday, March 26 The Salem Boys & Girls Club will hold its 24th Annual Charity Auction at the Boys & Girls Club, 3 Geremonty Drive, Salem, from 5-9 p.m. This is a very important night for the Club because funds raised at the event finance the programs that serve more than 350 children daily and assist the Club in offering affordable memberships to more than 2,000 youth annually. There is a cost for the tickets, which will include dinner at 7:30 p.m. and a live auction at 8:45 p.m. The silent auction and reception will be held from 5-7 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at www.salembgc.org/
p or by contacting Martha Breen at 898-7709, ext. 16. The Club hopes you will join them in helping children and teens in our community.
Saturday, April 2 The American Legion Post 63 Ladies Auxiliary will sponsor a live concert featuring Stan Jr.’s Super Legends, which will be held at the Masonic Temple, 107 Main Street, Salem, at 7:30 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.). The show will feature a variety of music, from the sounds of Las Vegas to country music, easy listening to old time rock ‘n roll, a touch of gospel, and even “The King”! There is a cost for the tickets, and a discount is offered if purchased in advance. Tickets are available at Salemhaven, 23 Geremonty Drive, Salem. Proceeds will go to benefit Salemhaven’s Senior Activity Fund. For more information, call 893-5586.
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Tuesday, March 15 The March Kids Arts Program for children, When the Giants Came to Town, will be held at the Kelley Library at 3:15 p.m. Kids in grades 2-5 are invited to come and look at famous pieces of art featuring giants and then draw/paint a giant themselves. Registration is requested, as space is limited. Call Corrie in the Reed Children’s Room at 898-7064.
Thursday, March 17 The Kelley Library will hold a special KLAS event. Learn about one of the world’s largest mammals with the Seacoast Science Center at the library at 7 p.m. Their “All About Whales” presentation will highlight the anatomy, life cycle, migratory routes, and behavioral patterns of humpback whales.
Wednesdays, March 16 and March 23 The Kelley Library will hold the Read to Dixie program at 6:30 p.m. Children can practice their reading skills with Dixie the dog, who loves to be read to! Bring your own book or select one at the library. Registration is required. Sign up for one 15-minute session by calling the library at 898-7064, or stop by the Kelley Library Reed Children’s Room.
Thursday, March 24 The Kelley Library invites teens, ages 12 and up, to indulge their inner rock star for an afternoon of Guitar Hero and Dance Dance Revolution. The program begins at 3 p.m.
Meetings Tuesday, March 15
Region 10 Community Support Services, Inc., in cooperation with the state’s Quality Council for Developmental Services, would like to invite you to attend a Regional Quality Council Meeting on the importance of quality services. The meeting will be held at the Hampstead Public Library, 6 Mary E Clark Drive, Hampstead, NH, from 6:30-8 p.m. Everyone plays a role in impacting quality services, which, in turn, impacts the quality of life that individuals with developmental disabilities and acquired brain disorders experience. This meeting is an opportunity for all stakeholders (individuals with disabilities, families, agency staff, family support council members, board members, and community members) to share their thoughts and ideas about what quality means to them and to learn about the role the Quality Council plays in influencing the quality of services. RSVP by March 4 to Anita Trudel at 893-1299, ext. 334, or e- mail email@example.com
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Wednesday, March 23 Mosaic Technology will welcome the Greater Salem Chamber of Commerce and its members as it hosts Business After Hours from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Business After Hours provides opportunities for networking and great food and beverages for members of the Chamber. Space is limited for this event, so members are urged to call the Chamber at 893-3177 to make reservations as soon as possible. Mosaic Technology is located at 41 Northwestern Drive, Salem, and ample parking is available.
Seminars & Courses
Wednesday, March 16 The Rockingham VNA and Hospice will sponsor the Salem Senior Center Diabetes Support Group, which will be held at the Senior Center, 1 Sally Sweet Way, Salem, from 10:30-11:30 a.m. The facilitator will be Brenda DeMaria RN, CDE. Call 1-800-540-2981 for more information.
Seminars & Courses Thursday, March 24
All members of the local business community are invited to a free Business Education Seminar entitled “Organize and Prioritize for Business Success! Learn helpful tips, effective tools, and proven habits to help your business succeed.” This workshop will be led by Deb Titus of Human Capital Solutions, LLC. This workshop is open to all members of the local business community and will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m., and the local business host will be Breath of Sun, LLC, 46 Lowell Road, Windham. Light refreshments will be served. Space is limited, so please RSVP early to Laura Scott, Community Development Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org
, or call 432-3806.
Sports & Recreation
Friday, March 25 Salem Youth Baseball will host the 2nd Annual Dinner Dance Fundraiser, which will be held at the Harris’ Pelham Inn at 7 p.m. This year’s theme is “First Pitch,” which represents the launching of our Challenger Division. The new Division will allow special needs children of all ages to participate in the great game of baseball. Funds raised from this event will help defer the costs of setting up the Challenger Division, as well as keep costs down for the other levels of baseball that we support. The evening will feature a DJ, with a portion of the night dedicated to a Baseball Idol Karaoke contest, delicious food, raffle items, silent auction, and a sports memorabilia auction.
Sunday, April 3 The “Run for Scholars” 5K Run/Walk will be held at the Atkinson Country Club, starting at 10 a.m. This race is a benefit to raise funds for the Granite State South Board of REALTORS Scholarship Fund. Come enjoy a great activity for a great cause. Pre-register online at www. RunForScholars.com
, or mail in the registration form and payment to: Granite State South Board of REALTORS, 87 Indian Rock Road, Windham, NH 03087. Checks should be made payable to: GSSBR. A Technical Running Hat will be given to the first 200 registrants. Registration fees are non-refundable. For pre-race pick- up, come to the Atkinson Country Club between 3 and 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 2, and receive your free beer! You may also register in person from 3-6 p.m. Race day pick-up/registration will be held from 8-9:45 a.m. There will also be a post-race party, awards, and raffles at the end of the race! For more information or to inquire about sponsorship opportunities, contact Caron Renik at 893-5313.
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The New Hampshire Police Cadet Training Academy is currently accepting applications for the 2011 session. Sponsored for the past 38 years by the New Hampshire Police Association and the New Hampshire Association of Chiefs of Police, along with the Exploring Division of the Daniel Webster Council, the New Hampshire Police Cadet Training Academy offers young men and women ages 14 to 20 the opportunity to experience life as a police recruit. This year, the week-long Academy will take place at the Hesser College campus in Manchester from June 25 to July 1. There are three academy sessions held during the same week.
The Academy starts with the Basic Class, designed for the first-time Cadet, and is limited to 100 applicants. The Cadet who returns for the second year attends the Advanced Academy. This is limited to 36 applicants. The third-year Cadets are usually very serious about a pursuing a career in law enforcement and attend the Leadership Academy. This is limited to 20 applicants. The Academy staff is all police officers from New Hampshire,
whose time is generously donated by the Chiefs, Directors, and Selectmen. Training for all three class levels is conducted by the most prestigious law enforcement officials in local, county, state, and federal law enforcement, as well as professionals from
business, media, and academia. The training has both physical and educational demands, the classroom topics are fascinating, and the discipline is motivating. Registration deadline is June 10, but applications are considered on a first-come, first-serve basis. At the conclusion of the Academy, the staff awards two
scholarships worth a total of $1,500 to students continuing their education in the law enforcement or criminal justice fields. Also, Hesser College awards a $1,000 per semester scholarship to any Cadet Academy graduate who is accepted into the Hesser College Criminal Justice program. There is funding offered by the Dunbarton Police Association, Sean Powers Memorial Fund, and anonymous providers for assistance for applicants who may not be able to fully afford the tuition fee. Applications may be found on our Website at www.
; once there, click on Cadet Training Academy. On the Website, you will also find a link to a segment from NH Chronicle from WMUR Channel 9, Manchester. Further information can be obtained from Chief Steven Marshall, Washington, NH Police Department, 495-3294 or email@example.com
, or your local Chief of Police.
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 a.m.; Wednesday night Bible Study, 7 p.m.
Granite United Church 1 Sand Hill Road • Saturdays, 4 p.m.; Sunday Services, 8:45, 10, and 11:30 a.m. www.graniteunited.com
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, 9:00 a.m. & 11:15 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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