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Windham Regular Meetings & Events

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.


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Friday, June 3 Join us at the VFW Post 10722, 6 Main Street, Pelham, for the Annual Graduates Dinner from 5:30-7 p.m. This month, come and support those high school graduates who have decided to join the military services to protect our country! The all-you-can- eat dinner will feature chicken parmesan, eggplant lasagna, ziti, meatballs, salads, coffee/tea/soda, and homemade desserts. There will also be a 50/50 Raffle! There is a cost for the tickets. For advanced reservations, contact Dot or Gene at 635-7863, or

Wednesday, June 8 The Windham Woman’s Club will be sponsoring their 26th Annual Veterans Picnic at the Veterans Hospital in Manchester. This event continues through the years to bring joy to all. Meet at the Park and Ride in Windham to carpool at 10:30 a.m. Members interested in going should call Chairman Maureen Souma at 432-8825.

Friday, June 10 Pack 25 and Pack 610 are holding a benefit Spaghetti Dinner from 5-7:30 p.m. at St Patrick’s Clubhouse in Pelham. The proceeds from this joint fundraiser will be used to purchase a new Pinewood Derby Race Track and Timing System. The scouts have been using a borrowed system for the past two years and we are now in need of purchasing our own. Area businesses that would like to sponsor the event should contact The new system is cost-prohibitive for either pack and community support is needed. Tickets for the dinner are $5 each or $20 for a family of up to 5.

Library 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

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Zoning Board, Town Hall, 7:00 p.m., second Monday

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Wednesday, June 1, through Saturday, June 4 The Friends of the Library of Windham would like to invite you to our upcoming annual Book Fair from Wednesday, June 1 through Saturday, June 4 at the Nesmith Library. With the Strawberry Festival now located at the Windham High School and the Book Fair remaining at the Nesmith Library, we have extended the Book Fair days and hours in order to provide more opportunities to check out the great selection of books and other items and still have plenty of time to attend the Strawberry Festival. There will not be any books for sale at the High School, so please take advantage of our new hours! The general Book Fair will be set up in the Nesmith Library Multi-Purpose Room and extended hours will be: Thursday, June 2, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Friday, June 3, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Saturday, June 4, 8-11 a.m. In our quest to extend the environmental benefits of the book sales, the Friends encourage our Book Fair patrons to bring their own reusable bags. All individuals who bring their own bags will receive a purchase discount.


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Starting Tuesday, May 31 There will be a new tot playgroup meeting with parents/guardians and their 0-5 year- old children every Tuesday from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., starting May 31. The group will meet at Dennis Lyons Memorial Park behind Pelham Town Hall, off Marsh Road at 6 Village Green, where the red/white/ blue tot playground is located, weather permitting. Please park in the lot between the Fire Station and Town Hall. Your weekly greeter there will be Linda Leonard of the Pelham MOMs Club. Feel free to bring snacks or drinks. There are three benches for sitting, but you may bring your own fold-up chair. There is no charge for this program. It will be great fun for the little ones and a fun social time for the moms/guardians. If you have any questions, contact Pelham Parks and Recreation at 625-2721 or e-mail Open to residents and non-residents.

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Meals are served at the Senior Center, 8 Nashua Road, Pelham. Tuesday – Friday, May 31 – June 3 Tuesday– To Be Announced – For More Info, Call Us – 635-3800 Wednesday– Beef Burgundy, Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Tossed Salad w/Dressing, Oatmeal Bread, Lemon Pudding Thursday– Ch 1: Egg Salad, Ch 2: Turkey Salad, Pasta Vegetable Salad, 3-Bean Salad, Roll, Seasonal Fruit Friday– Ch 1: Macaroni & Cheese, Ch 2: Baked Fish w/Tartar Sauce, Mashed Sweet Potato, Mixed Vegetable, Honey Wheat Roll, Oatmeal Raisin Cookie

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Saturday, June 4 All women are invited to join us in honoring Our Blessed Mother for First Saturday Devotions at St. Patrick’s Parish, 12 Main Street, Pelham. A passionate convert to the Catholic faith, Dennis Pedley from St. Mark’s Parish, will be speaking on “The Eucharist.” We begin with Mass at 8 a.m., followed by the Rosary at 8:30 a.m., and then a potluck breakfast. Adoration will be available before Mass at 7:30 a.m. in the chapel. For more information, call Christine at 437-2866 or e-mail

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Friday, June 10 Attention, Windham Graduating Class of 2011! Join us in celebration of your accomplishments! Please come back to where it all began…at Golden Brook School! The Golden Brook School will host the Class of 2011 Senior Breakfast from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. in the Gymnasium. Parking is available in the back of the school. Enter from the Middle School driveway. Carpooling is recommended.

Saturday, June 11 Come try your luck and have some fun at a good old-fashioned community festival on the beautiful lawns of Saint Patrick School, 16 Main Street, Pelham. The ninth annual Family Fun Day is back, and the fun all begins at 7 a.m. with a delicious pancake breakfast. Then, lace up your sneakers for the 5K Road Race at 9 a.m. (free tee-shirts to the first 100 entrants), followed by the Wacky Duck Race on Beaver Brook at 11 a.m. Adopt a duck and win some bucks! Duck forms can be obtained on the school website at Music, carnival games including the dunk tank, and grilled food will also be on hand from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., giving participants chances to win great prizes while enjoying a fresh grilled burger. Proceeds benefit the St. Patrick School.

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Wednesday, June 8 A workshop on Guidance on the Changes To The American’s With Disabilities Act (ADA) will be held from 6-8 p.m. at the Community Development Department, with Michelle Bonsteel, Accessibility Specialist for NH Governor’s Commission on Disability. Come and learn about the American’s with Disabilities Act (ADA) and what it means to you. Changes have been made to the Act that can impact rental property owners, businesses, government buildings, and historic properties. This is an important workshop that all business owners, elected officials, and contractors/builders should plan on attending. For more information, contact: Laura Scott, Community Development Director, at 432-3806 or

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Tuesday, May 31; Wednesday, June 1; Thursday, June 2; and Friday, June 3 WSA Travel Soccer teams comprise age- specific teams and play teams in and around southern NH. This competitive program is for players looking to make a commitment to a higher level of play. The program utilizes professional trainers from the UK. Teams play (and fees cover) both the fall and spring seasons, practice twice a week, play games on weekends, and participate in two tournaments a year. Tryouts will be held at Griffin Park. To participate in tryouts, players must be registered with WSA, have paid the league early registration fee, wear soccer cleats and shin guards, and bring a ball and water. For more information concerning the travel soccer program, including links to a document that highlights the travel team formation process, please go to If you have any questions concerning the travel soccer program, please contact Jon Colvin at

Saturday, June 11 Lace up your sneakers or walking shoes and join us for the ninth Annual St. Patrick’s 5K Run/Walk on June 11 starting at 9 a.m. (registration opens at 8 a.m.). The first 100 registrants will receive a free T-Shirt and plush pair of double layer socks, so register early. Information is available on www. The course, which begins at Saint Patrick’s school, 16 Main Street, Pelham, is a scenic level loop. The 5K Race/Walk is open to all local communities. Awards will be given for first place overall male and female runners, first place male and female runners age 12 and under, and the first place finishers in age groups. For more information or a mailed race application, Contact Jen Nale at 603-635-3450 or stpatspelham5k@ . All proceeds benefit Saint Patrick School.

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Starting Tuesday, June 7 Pelham Parks and Recreation, 6 Village Green, Pelham, is now taking registrations for both teen and adult tennis lessons at the Pelham High School outdoor courts, 85 Marsh Road, Pelham, beginning June 7 for six Tuesdays with USTA Certified instructor Phyllis Morris. The one-hour lessons are at 5 p.m. for teens ages 13-18, 6 p.m. for beginner adults, and 7 p.m. for intermediate adults. There is a cost for residents and non- residents. There is a discount for 2+ players in the same family. A second session of 6 weeks will be offered after this one. Bring your own racket and one canister of new tennis balls. Class size is limited; first- come, first-served. Checks should be made payable to Town of Pelham. Registration forms can be printed from www.pelhamweb. com/recreation and mailed in with a check, or you may register online at https://webtrac. and pay with MC/Visa. E-mail or call 635-2721 with any questions.

Starting Thursday, June 9 Pelham Parks and Recreation is now taking sign-ups for Youth Golf lessons starting June 9 for 4 weeks on Thursdays at Windham Country Club in Windham, from 4:45 to 5:45 p.m. No experience is necessary and all levels are welcome for instruction. Bring your own clubs or use theirs at no charge. First-come, first-served. Must provide own transportation. There is a cost per player. Forms may be printed at www. and mailed in to 6 Village Green, Pelham, NH 03076. You may register and pay online with MC/Visa at E-mail or call 635-2721 with any questions.

Sunday, June 12 The Windham Rail Trail Alliance is excited to announce that its fourth annual Flat ‘n Fast 5K Road Race and Walk. This is a point-to-point USATF (NH10032RF) certified race starting from the Roulston Road entrance at 8:30 a.m., with a fun walk starting immediately after the last runner. The race is organized in conjunction with the Windham Recreation Department, with chip timing provided by Granite State Timing. Online registration is available on www. and forms are available at various locations in Windham, and on the WRTA Website at www.windhamrailtrail. org. Race day registration will be held from 7-8 a.m. Parking and same-day registration is available at Taylor’s Bingo Hall, with a free shuttle bus bringing participants to the start point at Roulston Road, with the finish at the Windham Depot, Depot Road, Windham. The first 225 runners will receive a tech race shirt. First male/female finishers will receive a $50 prize, and there will also be age group awards and a free raffle for participants. Food and refreshments will be served.

Monday, June 27 The second annual Windham High School Boosters Golf Tournament will be held at the Windham Country Club, 1 Country Club Drive. The tournament will begin with a shotgun start at 7:30 a.m. (check-in starts at 6:30a.m.). There is a cost per person. The event will feature tons of prizes and lots of fun! All proceeds go to support WHS Athletics. Visit us for more information at, or e-mail Linda Adams for more information at linda.

Thursdays – July 7, 14, 21, and 28 The Windham Recreation Department will offer an Archery in Motion class on Thursdays from 4-5 p.m. for beginners and advanced at the Center School (outside). The class will be held indoors at the school in case of inclement weather. There is a fee per person, which includes instruction and equipment. Pre-registration a must, and the deadline to register is June 17, unless spaces fill up prior, as space is limited.

Monday, July 11 – Friday, July 15 A Girls’ Basketball Camp will be offered Monday through Friday the week of July 11 from 9 a.m. to noon. It is open to girls ages 7 to 13. This instructional clinic, run by former Pelham High School student Brianne Caira and assisted by Christina DiGiorgio, will be held at Dennis Lyons Memorial Park. Participants will learn the fundamentals and be taught skills of the game offensively and defensively. An emergency information triplicate card is needed for each girl, and may be obtained at the Pelham Parks and Recreation office. Registration forms will be available on the Website, www.pelhamweb. com/recreation, or at the Parks and Recreation office.

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