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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 and Gene Carter at 635-7863, or e-mail them at firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday, June 5 Does your son like to try new fun activities? Does he enjoy being outside? Is he curious and interested in adventure? Come check out Cub Scouts at the Pack 266 Family Fun Day! The event will be held at Windham High School, beginning at 1 p.m. This is a chance to see what Cub Scouts is all about! The pack will be gathering to celebrate the hard work from this year with a family cookout and day of fun activities. They will be shooting off rockets, riding cub mobiles, enjoying a bounce house, tossing water balloons, shooting water rockets, playing games, and more! There will be hamburgers and hot dogs along with an assortment of family-made side dishes and desserts. Bring a picnic blanket or chairs and join in the fun! If the weather looks inclement, check the Website (http://pack266.scoutlander.com
) regarding an announcement for the event by 10 a.m. If you have any questions about Cub Scouts or the Family Fun Day, contact Russ Redard at 893-1847 or email@example.com
, or Kimber Leuteritz at 893-2526 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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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 email@example.com
. 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.
Saturday, June 11 MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) will hold a fundraising yard sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Crossroads Baptist Church, 46 Atwood Road, Pelham. Please come out and help support the 2011-2012 MOPS program. There will be many items from multiple families at this fundraising event, so come see what treasures you can find.
Monday, June 13 The American Red Cross will hold a Blood Drive at the Windham Presbyterian Church, 1 Church Road, Windham, from 1-6 p.m. Donation is easy—if you are healthy, at least 17 years old, weigh more than 110 pounds, and haven’t given blood in the past eight weeks, you can donate. With the start of summer, there is an urgent need for blood. Blood supplies are low and donations are down. The American Red Cross needs our help. To schedule an appointment for blood donation, call 1-800-RED-CROSS.
Friday, June 3, and Saturday, June 4 The Friends of the Library of Windham will hold their annual Book Fair at the Nesmith Library. With the Strawberry Festival now located at the Windham High School and the Book Fair remaining at the Nesmith Library, there will be extended hours in order to provide more opportunities to check out the great selection of books and other items. The general Book Fair will be set up in the Nesmith Library Multi-Purpose Room on Friday, June 3, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, June 4, from 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.
Wednesday, June 8 Pelham Public Library will be hosting a seminar entitled “Credit Card 101” at 6 p.m. on the basics of credit card use. What do you do if you lose your card? How do you use it responsibly? How can you avoid late fees? This seminar, brought to the library by our local Citizens Bank, will be a great informational resource for college freshmen who may be opening their first credit card. For more information, contact Librarian Corinne Chronopoulos at 635-7581.
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, or to carpool from Londonderry, call Christine at 437-2866 or e-mail WomenOfMaryNH@yahoo.com
. In this month of Corpus Christi, this is a special time to really celebrate the precious Body and Blood of Christ!
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 7:30-8:30 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! Register early as ducks may sell out. Duck forms can be obtained on the school website at www.saintpatrickschool.net
. 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.
Thursday, June 16
Need help planning for college? The Center for College Planning will be at the Pelham Public Library at 6 p.m. to discuss the financial aid planning process. This is a great program for all interested in higher education, including 9-12th graders. This seminar will focus on the tools and ideas you need to plan successfully for a college degree and how to pay for it. The Center for College Planning is a non-profit organization committed to promoting higher education. For more information, please contact Librarian Corinne Chronopoulos at Pelham Public Library at 635-7581, or see our Website: www.pelhamweb.com/library
Seminars & Courses
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 lscott@windhamne whampshire.com
Sports & Recreation
Starting Now Windham Recreation will sponsor Extreme fitness Boot Camp – The best “fitness” boot camp in New England. Get ready for summer sports and join them three days a week for full-body conditioning classes designed to challenge and improve every component of fitness. You will run, sprint, skip rope, perform athletic-style drills, medicine ball drills, partner drills, and lots more. All combine for fast-paced, 60-minute, high-energy classes guaranteed to improve your agility, power, speed, quickness, and endurance. All classes are instructed by a certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. Morning classes are offered on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 6:15- 7:15 a.m. at Griffin Park in Windham. Women’s fitness Boot Camp is also offered on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 8-9 a.m. For all the details, contact Joe Grillo, MS, CSCS at
289-3088, or visit www.onthemoverfit. net.
Sports & Recreation
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. stpatspelham5k.com
. The course, which begins at Saint Patrick’s school, 16 Main Street, Pelham, is a scenic level loop with course markers, water stations and police assistance. 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. Post race refreshments available. For more information or a mailed race application, Contact Jen Nale at 635-3450 or firstname.lastname@example.org
. All proceeds benefit Saint Patrick School.
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. pelhamweb.com
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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.pelhamweb.com/recreation
and mailed in to 6 Village Green, Pelham, NH 03076. You may register and pay online with MC/ Visa at https://webtrac.pelhamweb.com
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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 on this picturesque paved rail trail is set for June 12. 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.coolrunning.com
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 after the race.
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 www.windhamjaguars.org
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