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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)


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Saturday, June 25 The town of Hudson will hold the next Town Clean-up day from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Town Clean-ups are held at the West Road Landfill on Old Landfill Road, Hudson, and are generally held on the last Saturday of the month. Acceptable items are: Demolition and Building Materials, Clean Sheetrock, Clean Asphalt Shingles, Clean Wood, Brush, Leaves, Furniture, Rugs, Cardboard, Appliances, and Scrap Metal. Branches should be no greater than 5 inches in diameter. No freon appliances, TVs/CRTs (computer monitors), or household trash.


Saturday, June 25 The Hudson Dog Park Committee will hold a Puppy Poker Walk fundraiser at Benson Park, 23 Kimball Hill Road, Hudson, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Come support the Hudson Dog Park by taking a walk through the historic Benson Park for a chance to win $100 and a Hudson Dog Park gift basket. No dog needed to participate, and all dogs must be on leashes. Registration starts at 9 a.m. at the future site of the dog park, across from the main parking lot. Registration ends at 1 p.m.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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


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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.


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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 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.


Litchfield Republican Committee, 7:00 p.m., third Tuesday. For info, call 595-3545, or email NickDAlleva@myfairpoint.net.


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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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Starting Now The Rodgers Memorial Library has begun taking registrations for the Children’s Summer Reading Program. Hudson parents can register their children up to age 12 for the Rodgers Memorial Library Kids Summer Reading Program, “One World, Many Stories.” Registration is online—go to rodgerslibrary.org and click on “Children”. Students entering grades 6-12 can participate in the Teen Summer Reading Program—click on “Teens” for more information. Get a raffle ticket for each 200 pages read and extra tickets for books on your school summer reading list. Prizes include gift certificates, free movies and tickets to local attractions. For more information, call the library at 886-6030.


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Saturday, June 25 Celebrate the beginning of summer vacation with a free family movie, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules, at the Rodgers Memorial Library, 194 Derry Road, Hudson, at 10 a.m. See it on our big screen the week it is released on DVD. Refreshments will be served. Feel free to bring your own chair.


Starting Monday, June 27 The Rodgers Memorial Library will hold an Adult Summer Reading Raffle program. Adults can get a raffle ticket for every library book they read or listen to this summer at the Rodgers Memorial Library. Prizes include gift certificates to local restaurants and stores. Pick up tickets at the circulation desk when you return the books you’ve read.


Tuesday, June 28 The Rodgers Memorial Library in Hudson is offering a drop-in computer help hour at 1:30 p.m. You can come in during the open hour, and a librarian will answer questions and help with specific problems you have encountered when working with Microsoft Office, searching the Web, using the library databases or catalog, or any other library- related technology question. No registration is necessary, and you can come anytime during the open hour. Feel free to bring a flash drive with the document you’re working on.


Tuesday, June 28 Join the experts from Yard Spice Organics to learn about natural insect control for your garden at 7 p.m. at the Rodgers Memorial Library, 194 Derry Road, Hudson.


Thursday, June 30 The first of the Rodgers Memorial Library “Thursday Fun” programs for grades 6-12 will be Book Bag Decorating from 6-8:30 p.m. Future programs include Hip Hop Dance, Card Tricks, Duct Tape Crafts, and Comic Book Art. There will be snacks and a door prize. Every participant gets a ticket to our Summer Reading Raffle. Programs are free, but registration is requested. Middle and High School students can register at rodgerslibrary.org “teens” or by calling 886-6030.


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Friday, June 24 Registration for the Fall Soccer Program for children in grades K-8 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.


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Saturday, June 25 The Campbell High School Booster Club is holding a 5K Road Race/Walk. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and the 5K begins at 10 a.m., with Kids’ Events and a Kids’ Fun Run beginning at 11 a.m. This race is a fundraiser to support the athletes of Campbell High School. The first 100 entrants will receive a free T-shirt. For more information or to register online, go to www.litchfield5k.com.


Monday, July 11 through Thursday, July 14 The Campbell High School Spirit Team will once again be holding their Summer Cheer Camp at Campbell High School for ages 5 and up. There is a cost. For additional information and registration, feel free to call Renee Lubinski at 880-9937 or visit our team Website at www.leaguelineup.com/ chscougarsspirit.


Monday, July 18 – Thursday, July 21 The Hudson School District will again offer a Co-ed Soccer Camp for children ages 6-12 at the Alvirne High School soccer field from 9 a.m. to noon. Enrollment is offered on a first- come, first-serve basis, and Hudson residents are given first preference. There is a cost for the camp. Registration and health forms may be downloaded from the Hudson School District Website at: www.hudsonnhschools. org, or may be picked up at the Alvirne High School Athletic office. For more information, call the athletic office at 595-1572.


Monday, July 25 The Zachary Tompkins Golf Tournament and Silent Auction, sponsored by Enterprise Bank, will be held at Meadow Creek Golf Club, 5 Clubhouse Lane, Dracut, MA, to raise funds for the Zack Tompkins Memorial Fund. The deadline to register for the golf tournament is Friday, July 1. On the day of the event, check-in registration will open at noon, with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Lunch will be served on the course. The silent auction and dinner will be held from 6-10 p.m. For more information on registering, or to find out about sponsorship opportunities, visit ZacharyTompkins.org.


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Monday, July 25 – Wednesday, July 27 The Hudson School District will offer a Football Camp for boys in grades 1-8 at the Alvirne High School practice football field from 6-8 p.m. Enrollment is offered on a first-come, first-serve basis, and Hudson residents are given first preference. There is a cost. Registration and health forms may be downloaded from the Hudson School District Website at: www.hudsonnhschools.org, or call the athletic office at 595-1572.


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