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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, George H. & Ella M. Rodgers 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 Republican Committee, Rodgers Memorial Library, 7 p.m., fourth Wednesday
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 Wed.
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, 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, June 3 The fourth annual Jeanie Barkley Memorial Blood Drive and Marrow Registry will be held from noon to 7 p.m. at the Hudson Community Center, 12 Lions Avenue, Hudson. 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. We are hoping to collect 150 units of blood and add as many names to the National Marrow Donor Program registry. Just a little bit of time out of your hectic schedule can help give the gift of life.
Saturday, June 4 The Alvirne High School Friends Of Music will sponsor the New Hampshire State Championship 9th Annual Chili Cookoff at 211 Derry Road, Hudson (across from Alvirne High School), from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. There is an admission fee, which includes the chili tasting. Come on out and sample some great chili for a great cause.
A special Appreciation Gathering will be held to honor Dr. David C. Fredenburg of Hudson at Benson Park (the former site of Benson’s Wild Animal Farm in Hudson) under the A-frame structure from noon to 2 p.m. The rain date will be Sunday, June 5. Dr. Fredenburg is a pediatrician in Hudson who is closing his practice. This is a great opportunity for patients, friends, and acquaintances to visit with him and celebrate his years of service to our community. The gathering will be a bring-your-own lunch picnic. There is no charge for this event, and it’s open to anyone who wants to come for a few hours and spend some time with him before he leaves.
Saturday, June 11 The American Red Cross will sponsor a blood drive at St. Kathryn Parish, 4 Dracut Road, Hudson, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Please give the gift of life by donating blood.
Saturday, June 11 The Crazy Eights, a jazz quintet made up of members of the Alvirne High School Jazz Band, will give a concert at the Rodgers Memorial Library, 194 Derry Road, Hudson, at 12:30 p.m. Come hear these talented musicians in a free concert.
Sunday, June 12 The Nashaway Chapter of NH Audubon is staying local in June! On Sunday, June 12, from 6-11 a.m., the group will be holding a free walk to search for flora and fauna at Benson Park in Hudson. If you haven’t visited Benson Park yet, this is your chance to do so. Formerly the site of Benson’s Wild Animal Farm, Benson Park is now officially open as a park for passive recreation. Join this free walk led by bird and plant experts. Plant and wildlife enthusiasts of all interests and abilities are welcome. Meet in the main parking lot off Kimball Hill Road. To register and for directions, contact Richard Bielawski at 429-2537 or firstname.lastname@example.org
. For more information about Benson Park, go to http://www.hudsonnh.gov/boards/bensons
Join Mal’s Pals at Benson Park at 2 p.m. for our Official Kick Off party! There will be entertainment, refreshments, and a chance to see the plans for the future amphitheater being built at Benson Park in memory of Mallory Gray. You can see and hear about upcoming “Fun-Raising” events and sign up to flock your friends! Imagine their faces when they wake up in the morning to a flock of pink flamingoes on their front lawn. So, come join in the fun of making a lasting memory to Mallory at Benson Park! You won’t want to miss this event! Visit our Website at malspals.org
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Saturday, June 25, and Sunday, June 26 The Humane Society for Greater Nashua will hold a Benefit Yard Sale on Saturday, June 25, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Sunday, June 26, from 8 a.m. to noon. Come check out antiques, furniture, home goods, DVDs, electronics, and more! The yard sale will be held at 1 Wall Street, off Route 111 in Hudson. For details, visit www.hsfn.org
or call 889-BARK (2275). Thanks for your support! Early bird admission will be granted from 7-8 a.m. for a $20 fee per person.
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Thursday, June 9 The Rodgers Memorial Library, 194 Derry Road, Hudson, will offer a presentation of Vignettes of Life at 7 p.m., a new musical revue presenting glimpses of life through the rose-colored glasses of the musical theatre. The show has been presented at several area performance spaces, with the proceeds from ticket sales going to local charities. The cast of young adults in their late teens and 20s weave together show tunes both classic and new. There is no admission fee, but audience members are asked to consider bringing donations for the Hudson St. Vincent de Paul Society Food Pantry. For more information, go to vignettesoflife.org
Saturday, June 11 Join us as we celebrate the Second Anniversary of the George H. and Ella M. Rodgers Memorial Library from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the library, 194 Derry Road, Hudson. A brief ceremony and dedication of the newly donated bricks will begin at noon. Light refreshments will be served.
Thursday, June 23 The next meeting of the Hudson Historical Society will be held at the Alvirne Hills House, 211 Derry Road, Hudson, at 7 p.m. Howard Dilworth will give an illustrated talk on the “Boundry Peambulation of Hudson and Their Neighbors.”
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Friday, June 3 Join the Campbell High School Spirit Team at Professor’s Pizza in Hudson for a team fundraiser. A portion of all purchases for the evening will be donated to the team when you mention the CHS Spirit Team from 4 p.m. to close!
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Monday, June 6 The Campbell High School Athletic Department in conjunction with the Athletic Booster Club announces the Tenth Annual Varsity Athletic Dinner and Awards Recognition night, which will be held at 6 p.m. in the Café. The evening will be the culminating event to celebrate the accomplishments of the varsity student athletes. Former School Board Member and avid Cougar sports fan Rich Lascelles will be our guest speaker.
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Saturday, June 11 Alvirne Boosters and TUFF present the second annual Heavy for Our Heroes Strongman Competition starting at 10 a.m. in the Alvirne parking lot (rain or shine), 200 Derry Road, Hudson. Come support Alvirne High School and our NH Military Troops and you will see insane feats of strength and enjoy great food and fun! Don’t miss the AHS student contest finals. Proceeds from the ticket sales will go to benefit the Alvirne Boosters and Chaplain’s Military Relief Fund. For more information, e-mail DuncanTUFF@gmail.com
or call 603-557-5556. For advanced tickets, call AHS’ Athletic Director, Karen Bonney, at 603-595-1572.
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Sports & Recreation
Monday, June 6 – Wednesday, June 8 The Litchfield Youth Soccer League (LYSL) will hold travel soccer tryouts for the 2011- 2012 season at Campbell High School, One Highlander Court, Litchfield. For children with birthdays falling on August 1, 2001 through July 31, 2004, registration will be from 5-5:30 p.m. and tryouts will be from 5:30-6:30 p.m. For children with birthdays falling on August 1, 1996 through July 31, 2001, registration will be from 6-6:30 p.m. and tryouts will be from 6:30-7:30 p.m. All players should register online at www.litchfieldyouthsoccer.com
before attending tryouts.
Monday, June 13 Litchfield Lacrosse Association will hold its Annual General Meeting at 7 p.m. at Romano’s Pizza in Litchfield. We will be holding elections for all Board of Director positions. For further details about a position, e-mail lacrosse.li
tchfield@gmail. com. Residents from Litchfield and surrounding towns without an existing lacrosse program are welcome to run for positions. The meeting is open to the public. Interested parties must state their intentions by contacting lacrosse.li
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Thursday, June 16 Registration for the upcoming Hudson Summer Tennis Program will be held on Thursday, June 16, from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Hudson Recreation Center, 2 Oakwood Street. The lessons are in two-week sessions at a cost of $40 per session. No early registrations will be accepted.
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Friday, June 24 Registration for the Fall Soccer Program will be held on Friday, June 24, from 3-8 p.m. at the Community Center, 12 Lion Avenue, Hudson, and will continue through July. Anyone registering after that will be charged a late fee.
Monday, July 11, through Thursday, July 14 The Campbell High School Spirit Team will once again be holding their Summer Cheer Camp! All ages 5 and up are welcome to attend. The camp will be held the week of July 11 through July 14 at Campbell High School. There is a cost per camper. For additional information and registration, feel free to call Renee Lubinski at 880-9937 or visit our Website at www.leaguelineup.com/
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