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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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Saturday, July 16 The Hudson Historical Society will honor two Boston Post Cane recipients with a ceremony/tea at the Alvirne Hills House, Derry Road, Hudson, from 2-4 p.m. The two recipients of the Boston Post Cane are: Paul Wheeler, who has lived in Hudson for a very long time and was born on May 31, 1915, and Mildred Emmanuelson, who was born on May 1, 1914, and was one of the first residents of Buttercup Hill when it opened over 30 years ago. Marilyn Rollins will put on a skit that gives a history of the cane, and both recipients will be presented with pins depicting the cane and certificates making them honorary members of the Hudson Historical Society. If you have any questions, call Joyce Hurd at 889-1213.
Tuesday, July 26 The Hudson Checklist Supervisors will be in session at the Hudson Town Hall, 12 School Street, from 7-7:30 p.m. in order to finalize the voter purge requirements. Residents may register or reregister at this time, and also at the Town Clerk’s office during normal business hours.
Saturday, July 30 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.
Monday, August 22 At The Cure Starts Now, we believe that finding the cure for all cancers lies within finding the cure for one of the most elusive cancers, pediatric brain cancer. Learn more about brain cancer and what you can do to help find the home-run cure by curing one child at a time. Join us for a fundraiser at Fisher Cats Stadium on Monday, August 22, at 7:05 p.m. The cost is only $8 per ticket, and proceeds will go to benefit The Cure Starts Now Foundation. Fundraiser tickets are available for pre-purchase only. New Hampshire Fisher Cats will verse the Trenton Thunder at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium, Manchester, NH. Take advantage of the 50/50 raffle and stay for the Atlas Fireworks show after the game! For tickets and information, contact Jeff Bissett at 320-8056 or jeffrey.bi
, or Gail Rheaume at 265-1117 or email@example.com
Tuesday, September 20 Mark your calendars! The Hudson Police Department will hold a Blood Drive from noon to 7 p.m. at the Hudson Community Center, 12 Lion Ave, Hudson. Please come out and give the gift of life by donating blood.
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. For more information, call the library at 886-6030.
Starting Now 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.
Saturday, July 16 Come in and get cool while watching a free family movie, Rango, at 10 a.m. at the Rodgers Memorial Library, 194 Derry Road, Hudson. See it on our big screen the week it is released on DVD. Refreshments will be served. Feel free to bring your own comfy chair.
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Tuesday, July 19 The Rodgers Memorial Library in Hudson is offering drop-in computer help hours from 7-8 p.m. You can come in during the open hours, when 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.
Thursday, July 21 The Rodgers Memorial Library in Hudson will hold Duct Tape Crafts for children in grades 6-12 from 7-8:30 p.m. Learn how to make all kinds of things out of duct tape, including wallets, purses, hats, phone holders, and more. 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 www.rodgerslibrary.org
by clicking on “teens,” or by calling 886-6030.
Thursday, July 21 The Litchfield Seniors Group will meet at 1:30 p.m. at the Litchfield Community Church, Charles Bancroft Highway, Litchfield. Following a short meeting, the group will participate in a guided tour of the nearby Litchfield Historical Society. For more information about the Litchfield Seniors Group, call 204-5736.
Thursday, August 4 Alvirne High School will hold a mandatory meeting for parents whose student/athletes plan on trying out for a fall sport for the coming 2011 fall season, and where unable to make the June 21 meeting. The fall teams include: boys’ soccer, girls’ soccer, boys’ cross country, girls’ cross country, golf, volleyball, football, and fall cheerleading. The meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. in the Alvirne gymnasium. Parents will be asked to sign in at the meeting confirming their participation. This meeting is for grades 9-12 and attendance is mandatory, regardless of whether or not the athlete has participated in the past. The purpose of the meeting is to review the new athletic policies, which were adopted by the School Board for the 2011-2012 school year. If you cannot make the meeting on August 4, you must call the athletic office at 595-1572 and make an appointment to view the video of the meeting. Please contact the athletic director at 595-1572 with any questions.
Sports & Recreation
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 are open to all students; however, 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.hu
dsonnhschools. org, or may be picked up at the Alvirne High School Athletic office. For more information, call the athletic office at 595- 1572.
Sports & Recreation
Monday – Friday, July 18 – 22 and July 25 –29 The Red and Black Hoop Camp will be held at Talent Hall in Litchfield this summer. The camp will be directed by Shawn Flynn, head coach of the Campbell girls’ squad (defending state champions), and Pat Roye, head coach of the boys program at Campbell. Week one will be held from July 18-22 and week two will be July 25-29. The camp will concentrate on teaching the fundamentals of the game to each age group, so that the player can work independently to improve. The camp will feature lectures, demonstrations, many drills, and game situations. There will be very little idle time! Applications can be located on the Campbell High School Website on the athletic page or by contacting Coach Flynn or Coach Roye at 546-0300. This camp is not a Litchfield school district activity.
Friday, July 22 The Friends of Litchfield Wrestling Booster Club will hold the Third Annual Cougar Golf Classic at Passaconaway Country Club, 12 Midway Avenue, Litchfield. There is a tournament fee per golfer, and pre- registration is required. Checks should be made payable to: Friends of Litchfield Wrestling Booster Club, PO Box 352, Hudson, NH 03051. The pre-registration deadline is July 15. The tournament will be played in scramble style with 4-person teams. If you do not enter a team list, you will be placed with others. Check in will be at noon, with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. A banquet will follow the tournament at 5 p.m. Each Golfer gets a free tournament T-shirt, a goodie bag, and the dinner banquet is included. There will also be a sports memorabilia auction, and raffles with lots of great prizes! For more information, visit the Website at: www.li
, or email Coach Steve at: Coachcallinan@gmail.com
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, which will include prizes and raffles, will be held from 6-10 p.m. For more information on registering for the tournament, or to find out about sponsorship opportunities, visit ZacharyTompkins.org
Monday, July 25 – Wednesday, July 27 The Hudson School District will again 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 are open to all students; however, 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 – Thursday, July 28 A Cougar Football Camp will be held from Monday, July 25, through Thursday, July 28 (rain date: Friday, July 29), from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Campbell High School’s practice field (in the back near the gym). For more information, please contact Head Coach Marc Prindiville at 231-7796, or Team Parent Dawn Miller at Dawn.Mil
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