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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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Saturday, June 25 Pelham American Legion Post 100, located on Windham Road, would like to invite the public to attend its annual Sirloin Steak Barbeque Dinner from 2-6:30 p.m. in the Legion pavilion located behind the building. Dinner will consist of sirloin steak, salad, baked potato, and dessert. In addition, there will be raffles, music, and lots of fun. There is a cost for the dinner, which can be paid at the door. There will also be a cash bar on hand.
The Annual Pelham Strawberry Festival will be held at the Pelham Senior Center, 8 Nashua Road, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Come on down and enjoy a fun family event featuring great food, music, and entertainment; children’s games and activities, including a bounce house, balloons, and face painting; our annual basket raffles; and of course, our famous Strawberry Shortcake. The Penny Pincher Barn will be open with great bargains or for just browsing. A yard and book sale will also be held. Please bring non-perishable food items or household paper products as a donation to the food drive. Cash donations would also be greatly appreciated.
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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Saturday, July 2 Windham Recreation’s Annual Town Day is set for Saturday, July 2, from noon to 3 p.m. at Griffin Park. The day begins with the Annual Tennis Games for all ages (kids through adults) at 10 a.m. Pre-register for this by contacting Lynn at 898-2881. Then, from 12-3 p.m., there will be bounce houses as well as a cookout (while supplies last). The Windham Community Band will be performing from 12:30-2 p.m. A bike parade for the kids, followed by family field games, will be held from 1-2:30 p.m. Don’t forget to decorate your bike, wagon, or stroller for the parade around the baseball field! The field games will consist of sac races, a water balloon toss, pie eating, and more! Everything at Town Day is free! Later that evening, beginning at 7 p.m., the Mill City Revival Band will perform outdoors at the High School, followed by the fireworks. The parking lot opens at 5:30 p.m., and there will be hot dogs, drinks, and ice cream for sale. For more information, contact the Recreation Office at 965-1208 or by e-mail at Recreation@WindhamNewHampshire.com
Friday, July 8 The VFW Post, 6 Main Street, Pelham, will hold Theme Dinners each month from 5:30-8 p.m., featuring all-American fare such as hot dogs, hamburgers, sausages, various salads, and desserts. Join them for these fun monthly evenings out! This month, the Boy Scouts will explain the process of retiring the flag and perform the ceremony for all to see. If you have flags you wish to retire, bring them to the dinner! For advanced sales, contact Diane Brunelle at 635-3307 (cell: 508-0820).
Beginning Monday, June 20 The Pelham Public Library, 5 Main Street, Pelham, announces their Summer Reading Program. Gas prices may keep some people closer to home this summer, but Pelham Public Library is encouraging people to continue exploring the world through a special reading program designed around the themes of travel and learning about different cultures. Readers of all ages will be able to participate in a wide variety of fun multicultural activities, including crafts, food, music, and some amazing programming. The theme, “One World, Many Stories” and “Novel Destinations” for adults, will take us to the Caribbean, Brazil, Kenya, India, Italy, and, finally, Canada. To participate, families should register at the library starting June 20. Don’t miss our kick-off event on the Village Green with the Cocabanana Band at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 22. Visit our Website for a full list of details: www.pelhamweb.com/library
Library Thursday, June 23
Come to the Nesmith Library, 8 Fellows Road, Windham, for the 2011 Summer Reading Program Registration and Kick-Off Party anytime between 1-3 p.m. Registrants that day will receive two special entries for separate raffles to win a Kendall Pond Pizza certificate or two tickets to Story Land! Steve Blunt will be our special guest as he performs his funny, heartfelt, and engaging songs. The Summer Reading Program is designed for children of all ages. “One World, Many Stories” is the nationwide theme for this year’s summer reading program. Participate in the program for a chance to win some great prizes and have a grand time taking part in any of our many programs offered. To register for any of the summer programs, stop by or call the library at 432-7154. Please note that registration for a program begins two weeks prior to the program date.
Tuesday, June 28 Start your summer off right when we kick off the Teen Summer Reading Program at the Nesmith Library at 1 p.m. Don’t miss special guest Peter Vuono, who performs escape artistry! Using audience participation and comedy, this performer’s show is 45 minutes long, as he escapes from cuffs, ropes, an animal trap, and a straitjacket. Following the performance, teens will take part in a “make your own sundae” feast. Door prize raffles and bonus book bucks offered to all who attend! If you are 12-18 (or entering the 6-12 grade), grab a friend and join us at the Nesmith Library on June 28! No registration required.
Seminars & Courses
Tuesday, June 28 The Pelham Public Library will offer another opportunity to take a certified Red Cross Babysitting Course from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Babysitter’s Training Course from the American Red Cross will teach you everything you need to be a great babysitter. This fun, interactive course teaches First Aid and safety skills so you can prevent and respond to emergencies. And, as a Red Cross-trained babysitter, you’ll gain the confidence and valuable employment skills to impress parents. The cost for this valuable program is $50 per participant and is due by Monday, June 20, and checks may be made payable to Pelham Public Library. Participants should be at least 11 years old. Please bring a snack and lunch and the library will provide drinks and dessert. Pre- registration is necessary for this very popular course and the class is quickly filling up. All are welcome, and participation is not limited to Pelham residents. Grab a friend and stop by the library, or call 635-7581 to sign up today.
Thursdays, July 7 – August 11 Pelham Parks and Recreation will hold a 6-week Digital Photography Class for beginners and children ages 10 and up, from 6-8 p.m. at the V.F.W. Hall (on Main Street, upstairs). No experience needed for the class. Cameras provided. Adults bring their own camera. Gallery showings will be held for both classes at completion. Size of groups is limited; first-come, first-serve. Classes are offered with Emily Mastropiero, college student with passion and knowledge for photography. Each week brings new skill or theme, including editing. There will be a gallery showing at town hall the following week. There is a cost for the class. A registration form can be picked up at 6 Village Green, Pelham, or online at www. pelhamweb.com/recreation
. You may also register online at https://webtrac.pe
lhamweb. com. Please sign up by July 5. Call 635-2721 with any questions, or e-mail Recreation@pelhamweb.com
Sports & Recreation
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
, or e-mail Linda Adams for more information at linda.ad
Monday – Wednesday, June 27 – 29 The Windham Youth Football and Cheer program is pleased to announce its first annual mini-camp. The camp will be held at Windham High School from 6-8 p.m. on June 27, 28, and 29. Check-in is at 5:45 p.m. each evening, and boys and girls from Windham can attend one, two, or all three sessions. The purpose of the camp is to learn various sports conditioning and performance drills in a fun environment. The camp is being offered to both new and experienced youth football players and cheerleaders. All boys in grades 2-6 and all girls in grades K-7 (2011-2012 school year) are welcome, whether or not they are registered to cheer or play on any team this fall. Participants should wear shorts and a T-shirt, cleats (boys), and sneakers (girls). Please bring a water bottle. Registrations are $35 and all participants are encouraged to pre-register by visiting www.windhamwolverines. org to obtain and print the required forms. Paperwork and payment should be mailed to: Windham Youth Football and Cheer, P.O. Box 4126, Windham, NH 03087.
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. Parents provide transportation. Girls should arrive in appropriate sneakers, comfortable clothing, and are advised to wear sunscreen and bring water/drinks. Coolers or other property should be clearly marked with the girl’s name. An emergency information triplicate card is needed for each girl, and may be obtained at the Pelham Parks and Recreation office. Participants will learn the fundamentals and be taught skills of the game offensively and defensively. Registration forms will be available on the Website, www.pelhamweb.com/recreation
, or at the Parks and Recreation office. You may also register and pay online at https:// webtrac.pelhamweb.com
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Thursday, August 18 Windham Recreation has a fun family night planned for you, featuring a Tie-Dye Party and Toe Jam Puppet Band. Beginning at 5 p.m., they will host On the Spot Tie-Dye from Campton, NH, who will be tie-dying shirts with participants. The fee is $8 per person if you bring your own 100% white cotton T-shirt, tank top, etc. This is for all ages! Then, at 6 p.m., the Toe Jam Puppet Band will be performing. Bring your blankets and come for a fun night in the park. Pre- registration with payment is preferred with the tie-dye. In case of inclement weather, contact the Recreation Office after 3 p.m. for information on rain site location. For more information, contact the Recreation Office at 965-1208 or by e-mail at Recreation@ WindhamNewHampshire.com
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