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Hudson Regular Meetings & Events
60 and Over Coffee Club, Rec. Center, 9 – 11 a.m., every Tuesday. Alvirne Booster Club, Alvirne Library, 7 p.m., first Wednesday.
Alvirne Drama Club, Alvirne Drama Club, Class Act parents support meetings, AHS Rm. 314, 7 p.m., second Tuesday. Alvirne Touchdown Club, Alvirne Library, 7 p.m., first Monday. American Legion Post 48 & Auxiliary, Legion hall, 7 p.m., first Monday.
Awana Club, New Life Christian Church, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., Wednesday. (from Sept. 23–May 26) Open to children age 3 to grade 5. For info or to register: 598-9000. Beekeeping Association, Rec. Center, 7:30 p.m., first Saturday.
Board of Selectmen, Town Hall, BOS Meeting Room, 7 p.m., first, second, and fourth Tuesday.
Budget Committee, Town Hall, 7:30 p.m., third Thursday.
Greater Hudson Business Network, Valentino’s, 142 Lowell Road, Friday mornings, 8 a.m. For information, contact Mike Falzone at 320-8020. Cable Utility Committee, Town Hall, BOS Meeting Room, 7 p.m., third Tuesday. Conservation Commission, Town Hall, 7 p.m., first Monday. Fleet Reserve Association, VFW Post, 7 p.m., third Thursday.
Free Movies, basement of the New Beginnings Child Care Center, Hudson, 6 p.m. Call Reverand David Bailey 895-9534 for more information. Friends of Alvirne Ice Hockey, Alvirne High School, 7 p.m., every other Tuesday. Friends of Alvirne Music, Alvirne Band Room, 7 p.m., first Thursday.
Friends of Alvirne Swim Team, Alvirne Library, 6:30 p.m., second Thursday of the month.
Friends of the Library of Hudson, NH, Rogers Memorial Library, 194 Derry Road, 7 p.m., third Tuesday, every other month (except June – August) Friends of Hudson Natural Resources, Town Hall, 7 p.m., second Monday. GFWC Hudson Community Club, Checkers Restaurant, 7 p.m., first Wednesday.
GFWC Hudson Junior Club, George H. & Ella M. Rodgers Memorial Library, 7 p.m., second Wednesday.
Hannah Dustin Quilter’s Guild, Hudson Community Center, 9 a.m., first Monday (except June through August)
Hudson Area Moms Club, George H. & Ella M. Rodgers Memorial Library, 10 a.m., Last Wednesday (except December) Hudson Boy Scout Troop 21, Wattannick Grange Hall, Thursdays, 7 p.m. Hudson Cub Scout Pack 21 & 791, Hills Garrison Cafeteria, third Tuesday, 7 p.m. Hudson Boy Scout Troop 20, Hudson Community Center, Wednesdays, 7 p.m. Hudson Democrats, Rodgers Memorial Library, fourth Thursday, 7:15 p.m. Historical Society, Alvirne Hills House, 7 p.m., fourth Wedneday. Hudson Lions Club, Valentino’s Restaurant, 6:30 p.m., second and last Monday.
Hudson Senior Council on Aging activities, Community Center, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., every Wednesday and Thursday. Hudson/Litchfield Rotary, Hudson SAU Building, 7:30 a.m., every Thursday.
Hudson United Soccer Club Board Meetings, Hudson Police Community Room, 7:30 p.m., second and fourth Wednesday.
Kiwanis, Kiwanis Hall, 7 p.m., first and third Monday. (If Monday is a holiday, call 883-0374.)
Knights of Columbus, St. Kathryn Parish Hall, 7:30 p.m., first Wednesday. Library Trustees, Hills Memorial Library, 6 p.m., third Wednesday. Lions Club of Hudson Bingo, Kiwanis Hall, 4 p.m., second Saturday. Marine Corps League, VFW Hall, 7:30 p.m., last Tuesday. Movie Night, Hudson Community Center, 7 p.m., first Friday of the month (Oct. to May)
Nashua-Hudson Toastmasters, Nashua Public Library, 6:30 p.m., first and third Wednesday.
Nottingham West Lions Club, Hudson Police Department Community Room, 7 p.m., first and third Tuesday. Open Space Subcommittee, Town Hall, 7 p.m., fourth Thursday. Planning Board, Town Hall, 7 p.m., first, second, and fourth Wednesday. Recreation Committee, Rec. Center, 6:30 p.m., second Thursday.
Recycling Committee, Board of Selectmen Meeting Room (lower level of Town Hall), 7 p.m., fourth Monday School Board, Hills Memorial Library, 6:00 p.m., first and third Monday. Sewer Utility Committee, Town Hall, BOS Meeting Room, 5:30 p.m., second Thursday. Sons of the American Legion, Legion Hall, 8 p.m., first Monday.
TOPS (Take off Pounds Sensibly), First Baptist Church, Tuesdays, 3:45-4:15 p.m. for weigh in, and 4:15-5:00 p.m. for the meeting.
Tot Playgroup, Rec Center (Merrifield Park during summer months), 9:30 a.m., every Thursday. Trustees of the Trust Fund, Town hall, 3:00 p.m. fourth Thursday. VFW & Auxiliary, VFW Post, 7 p.m., second Monday VFW Men’s Auxiliary, VFW Post, 7 p.m., first Monday Water Utility Committee, Town Hall, BOS Meeting Room, 5:00 p.m., third Wednesday Wattannick Grange, Grange Hall, 7:30 p.m., first and third Monday (889-5575) Zoning Board, Town Hall, 7:30 p.m., second and fourth Thursday
Litchfield Regular Meetings & Events
Board of Selectmen, Town Hall, 7:00 p.m., Mondays; second and fourth Monday (June – August)
Boy Scout Troop 11, Litchfield Community Church, 7:00 p.m., every Monday during the school year.
Campbell High Booster Club, Campbell High, 7:00 p.m., second Wednesday. Conservation Commission, Town Hall, 7:00 p.m., first Thursday. Fire Department meeting, Station House, 7:00 p.m., second and fourth Wednesday.
Friends of Aaron Cutler Memorial Library, Library, 7:00 p.m., third Monday. (except January & July)
Girl Scouts Adult Volunteers, Litchfield Service Unit, Litchfield Middle School, Art Room, 6:30 – 8 p.m., second Wednesday. Anyone interested is welcome. Hudson/Litchfield Rotary, Hudson SAU Building,7:30 a.m., every Thursday. Library Trustees, Library, 7:00 pm., second Monday.
Litchfield Area Garden Club, 7:00 p.m., third Wednesday/Thursday, email Jennifer-DuaneDionne@comcast.net
or call 603-423-1081 for more information.
Litchfield Budget Committee, Campbell High, Media room, 7:00 p.m., fourth Thursday of the month. Litchfield Lions Club, Litchfield Middle School, 7:00 p.m., second Thursday.
Litchfield Republican Committee, 7:00 p.m., third Tuesday. For info, call 595-3545, or email NickDAlleva@myfairpoint.net
Litchfield School Board, Campbell High School, 6:30 p.m., generally the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month.
Litchfield Women’s Club, Litchfield Middle School, 7:00 p.m., second Tuesday. (July & August at member’s homes)
LMS After-School Advisory Group, Litchfield Middle School, 6:00 p.m., last Monday, every other month during school year (Sept, Nov, Jan, March, May) Planning Board, Town Hall, 7:00 p.m., first Tuesday. Recreation Commission, Talent Hall, 7:30 p.m., second and fourth Tuesday. Zoning Board, Town Hall, 7:00 p.m., second Wednesday.
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Friday, March 18 The Hudson American Legion Post 48, 1 Fulton Street, will hold and evening of music, dancing, and karaoke by Mike Kelley from 8 p.m.-midnight. The evening will also feature drink specials for the ladies.
Wednesdays, Now – April 13 Volunteers from the AARP will be at the Rodgers Memorial Library, 194 Derry Road, Hudson, to offer free tax help to senior citizens and low- to moderate-income taxpayers with their tax returns from 1-5 p.m. Tax assistance volunteers do not, however, help prepare Schedule C, Schedule E, or complicated/lengthy Schedule D forms or other specialized forms. Taxpayers with complex tax forms are advised to seek paid tax help. Call the library at 886-6030, ext. 4522 to make an appointment.
Saturdays, March 19 and April 2, 9, 23, and 30; and Sunday, April 3
All 2010 dog license tags will expire on April 30. State Law requires all dogs to be licensed to avoid a fine and/or court. To assist residents, the Animal Control Facility will be selling license tags on March 12, 13, and 19 and April 2, 3, 9, 23, and 30 from 9 a.m. until noon. (Rabies certificate and spay/neuter certificate required and must be presented at time of licensing). Checks and cash only (credit/debit cards are not accepted). License tags are always available at the Town Clerk’s office at 12 School Street, Hudson. The Town Clerk’s office is also open until 6 p.m. the first and last Thursday of each month for your convenience. Call 889-PETS (7387) or the Town Clerk’s office at 886-6003 with any questions.
Thursday, March 24
On behalf of Moore Mart, a non-profit organization dedicated to assisting the NH men and women of the armed services, the public is invited to an evening of music featuring Mr. Anthony Kearns. Mr. Kearns is a multi-platinum recording artist, and the principal singer of The Irish Tenors. This fundraising event will be held at Promises to Keep, 199 Rockingham Road, Derry, with a cocktail reception beginning at 5:30 p.m. and the performance beginning at 6:15 p.m. RSVP to MooreMartTickets@gmail.com
Saturday, March 26 The Hudson American Legion Post 48, 1 Fulton Street, will sponsor a Meat Raffle for the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer in the upstairs hall as well in the canteen, starting at 2 p.m. If there are any questions, you may contact Valerie Harnadek at the Hudson American Legion by calling 889-9777, or by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org
The Lions Camp Pride Board of Directors will host a benefit comedy night at the VFW Hall, 15 Bockes Road (off Rte 111), Hudson. The Lions Camp Pride organization is hoping that the laughs and smiles at the comedy night will lead to the laughs and smiles of hundreds of young people, as the proceeds from this event will benefit Camp Pride, a 501(c)(3) non-profit summer camp, which provides camping for special needs children from across the state. There is a cost for the tickets, which will include complimentary pizza and snacks. A cash bar will be available. Comics that have performed in Boston, Las Vegas, and on Comedy Central/ Comedy Connection will be featured. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. For tickets, call Pat at 595-4615, Sam at 329-5603, Lillian at 889-0285, or e-mail Camppride2008@yahoo.com
Tuesday, March 29 The next Hudson Police Department Semi-Annual Blood Drive will be held at the Hudson Community Center from noon to 7 p.m. The Hudson Police Department is seeking assistance from the community due to cutbacks on supplies from the American Red Cross for items such as paper goods, plastic utensils, etc. Every little bit helps! For more information on volunteering time, services, or products for this event, please contact Jamie Iskra at 816-2236 or email@example.com
Saturday, April 2 Mark your calendars! The Hudson Kiwanis will hold their annual Colossal Indoor Yard Sale at the Hudson Kiwanis Hall, 14 Melendy Road, Hudson, from 8 a.m. to noon. It’s indoors, so it will be held rain or shine.
Wednesdays, March 23 and 30 The Aaron Cutler Memorial Library, 269 Charles Bancroft Highway, Litchfield, invites children ages 3 – kindergarten to join Miss Carrie-Anne for stories, songs, and fun at 12:30 p.m.
Thursdays, March 24 and 31 The Rodgers Memorial Library will be offering a series of free Microsoft Excel workshops on Thursdays at 7 p.m. The schedule of workshops will be as follows: March 24 – “Intermediate Microsoft Excel”; and March 31 – “Advanced Microsoft Excel.” Basic mouse and keyboarding skills are needed for all workshops. Pre-register by calling 886-6030, ext. 4522. The library is located at 194 Derry Road, Hudson.
Saturday, March 19 The Litchfield Historical Society will hold its next meeting at the home of Dr. Steven P. Calaua, 168 Charles Bancroft Highway, Litchfield, at 2 p.m. The focus of this meeting will be to begin planning for the Rabies Clinic, to be held on April 3 at Fur n’ Feathers on Route 102 from 10 a.m. to noon.
Wednesday, March 23 The Litchfield Area Garden Club is hosting a Spring Tea with a speaker presentation at 7:30 p.m. at Campbell High School, 1 Highlander Court, Litchfield. Veteran Master Gardener Alice Morris will discuss gardening for wildlife. Please join us for a fun and informative evening. There will be refreshments and a door prize raffle. This event is free and open to the public. If necessary, a snow date will be announced through the LAGC Website at www.litchfieldareagardenclub.org
Thursday, March 31 The Hudson Historical Society will hold its next meeting at the Rodgers Memorial Library, 194 Derry Road, Hudson, at 7 p.m. The group will be given a tour of the facility, along with an overview of what services the library is offering.
Now through the end of March Come celebrate with us Youth Art Month at Alvirne High School. The show is now open for the public to view during school hours through the month of March. The show is located in the CTE wing of Alvirne High School. Celebrate the achievements of your students who have taken any of our art courses during the first semester.
Tuesday, March 22 Winter Athletes of Campbell High School and their parents are cordially invited to attend the Winter Sports Athletic Awards Night, to be held at 7 p.m. in the Campbell High School Auditorium. At this ceremony, each varsity team will present two special Athletic Achievement Awards. Additionally, each sport program will acknowledge its Student Athletes, and present Varsity Letters, Junior Varsity Letters, and Certificates of Participation. The Booster Club will make a presentation to Student-Athletes who have lettered twice in Campbell High School Sports as of this season. The Varsity Club is asking both students and parents to donate $1 upon entering the Auditorium to help support the “Hoops for Hunger” initiative sponsored by the NHIAA Basketball Committee. All proceeds will go to the Litchfield Food Pantry. Refreshments will be served by the Campbell Athletic Booster Club.
Monday, March 28 The Springboard After-School Program at LMS Parent Advisory Group Meeting will be held in the LMS Library at 6 p.m. on Monday, March 28. Parents and other interested community members are always welcome. The group would love to discuss any ideas or suggestions you may have for the after-school program for the students at the Litchfield Middle School. For meeting information or if you have any questions, contact Erin Robinson at erobinson@springb oardschools.com
, or Robbin Kopaczynski at firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursday, March 31, and Friday, April 1 The Nottingham West Elementary School presents “Book Fair Carnival”, a Spring Scholastic Book Fair, which will be held in the NWES school gym. The fair will be open to the public for shopping from 3-7 p.m. both days. Families, faculty, and the community are invited to attend this fun reading event. Come over and get your shopping done for the reader on your list!
Sports & Recreation
Saturday, March 19 The Arsenal Baseball Club is hosting the Sixth Annual Comedy Night fundraiser. The St. Patrick’s Celebration Comedy Night is presented by Laugh Riot Productions. The show will be held at Talent Hall, Wood Hawk Way, just off Albuquerque Avenue in Litchfield. Doors open at 7:30 p.m., and the show begins at 9 p.m. Guests are welcome to bring their own food and beverages. There is a cost for the tickets (adults only), and are available at the Litchfield Town Clerk’s office or by contacting Paul Damphousse at 598-9803 or email@example.com
. Proceeds will benefit the Arsenal Gamers AAU baseball teams.
Saturday, March 19, and Wednesday, March 30 Hudson-Litchfield Youth Football & Cheer, Inc. will hold Open Registration on Saturday, March 19, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and on Wednesday, March 30, from 6-8 p.m. at the Hudson Recreation Center, 2 Oakwood Street, Hudson. HLYFC Football is grade- based/age-protected and is open to all Hudson and Litchfield children in grades 1-8, born between January 1, 1996 and December 31, 2005. Spirit is open to all Hudson and Litchfield children ages 5-15, and must be age 5 by July 31, 2011. For more information or to download registration forms, visit www.hlyfc.com
. Spots are limited and fill up quickly.
Saturday, March 26
Hudson United Soccer Club’s Recreational soccer league for ages 6 through 9 will hold sign-ups and evaluations at the Tabernacle church gym on Route 102 in Litchfield. The evaluations for 6- and 7-year-olds will be held from 9-10 a.m., and for 8- and 9-year- olds from 10-11 a.m. Please wear sneakers (no cleats) and bring a water. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Hudson United Soccer Club has openings for players on their U12 boys and U13 girls’ travel soccer teams. Open tryouts for these openings will be held on March 26 at the Tabernacle church gym, Route 102, Litchfield, from 11 a.m. to noon. Please wear sneakers or indoor soccer shoes (no cleats), and bring a water. All towns are welcome to try out. For more information, e-mail email@example.com
Saturday, March 26 The last day for the 2011 Litchfield Spring Baseball early registration is March 26. Register early by visiting Litchfield Middle School between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., or visit www.litchfieldbaseball.com
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