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Friday, August 12 – Sunday, August 14 Come on down and enjoy Hudson Old Home Days at the Hills House field, across from Alvirne High School, 211 Derry Road, in Hudson. The event will feature carnival rides, games, vendors, exhibits, food, entertainment, and tours of the historic Hills
House. For details and a full schedule of events, see the Old Home Days display on page 8.
Saturday, August 13 The GFWC Hudson Community Club will hold a Library Lawn Sale, rain or shine, on the lawn of the Hills Memorial Library, Ferry and Library Streets, in Hudson. Funds
raised from this event will go to benefit the Benson’s Butterfly Garden and ongoing projects at the Rodgers Library and other projects in Hudson and beyond.
Litchfield Community Church, 259 Charles Bancroft Highway, Litchfield, will hold its Deacons Yard Sale from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. All proceeds will go to benefit the food pantry. A community breakfast will also be served from 8-11 a.m.
Saturday, August 13 and Sunday, August 14 The Hudson-Litchfield Rotary will be holding its annual Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, August 13 and Sunday, August 14 from 8-11:30 a.m. at the Alvirne High School Cafeteria, 200 Derry Road, Hudson. The cost is $5 per person and children under 6 eat free. Also on display will be an Arts Exhibit of student artwork. Proceeds benefit the Rotary’s scholarship funds for graduation Hudson and Litchfield Seniors.
Wednesday, August 17 Litchfield Area Garden Club is holding a garden tour and presentation by Bee Rich Apiaries at 6 p.m. at 91 Pinecrest Road, Litchfield. Rain date will be Thursday, August 18. This event is free to the public.
Sunday, August 21 The East Coast Camaro Club is having its 30th Annual All Vehicle Show at the Hudson Hills House Fields, 201 Derry Road, across from Alvirne High School. The proceeds benefit “Merrimack Valley Hospice” and your admission is tax
deductible. Trophies will be awarded to the top 3 Vehicles in each of the 38 specialty classes. Dash plaques and goodie bags given to the first 300 entries! Listen to the disc jockey spinning the tunes from the 50’s and 60’s and enjoy live entertainment by the Beachbreakers. Also on display will be some fine examples of each generation of Camaro and a History of the East Coast Camaro Club! Burgers, fries and other fare will be served in our own ECCC Kitchen all day long. Spectator admission is $2 per person, and children under 12 are free. Car show
entries can be made the day of the show, and entry fees should be made payable to “East Coast Camaro Club”. The first 300 car show entries receive a dash plaque and goodie bag. Gates open at 8 a.m. The event will be held rain or shine! Car awards will be held at 3 p.m. For more information, contact Mike at 603-895-4644 or at: firstname.lastname@example.org
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 Northeast Delta Dental Stadium (home of the Fisher Cats) 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
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Come in and get cool while watching a free family movie, “Mars Needs Moms”, 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.
Sunday, August 14 The Friends of the Library Second Hand Prose Book Sale will be held during the Old Home Days, in the lower level of the Hills Memorial Library Building. The sale will feature great prices on books,
DVDs, CDs, and comic books. Check out the
magazine recycling/swap program. Bring current magazines during SHP hours and take others home free. Please enter via the ramp at the rear of the building at 18 School Street. Donations of DVDs, CDs, and gently used books are needed. Bring donations to Second Hand Prose or to the Library during regular hours.
Tuesdays, August 16, and 23 The Rodgers Memorial Library in Hudson is offering drop-in computer help hours. You can come in once a week during the open hour, when a librarian answers questions and helps with specific problems you have encountered when working with Microsoft Office, searching the Web, using the
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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. In August, drop in hours will be Tuesday, August 16 at 7 p.m., and Tuesday, August 23 (8/23 session may be postponed to 8/30, please check before coming), at 1:30 p.m.
School Activities ----------
Monday – Friday, August 22 – 26 The Litchfield Middle School will hold try-outs for fall sports on the following days and times. Cross Country: First practice is a short informational meeting for all runners and parents on Monday, August 22 at 10 a.m. (should be about 20-30 minutes), second practice will be Tuesday, August 23 at 2:45 p.m. Girls Volleyball: Monday, August 22 through Friday, August 26 from 3-5 p.m. each day in the LMS Gym. You must bring knee pads! Girls Soccer: Monday, August 22 from 10 a.m.-noon, Tuesday, August 23 from 3-5:30 p.m., and Thursday, August 25 from 10 a.m.-noon, all at Darrah Pond Field. Boys Soccer: Dates and location, TBD.
Monday, August 22 The Litchfield Middle School After-School Parent Advisory Group will be meeting in the Litchfield Middle School Library at 6 p.m. All parents are encouraged to attend this meeting. Please join us to discuss your wonderful ideas and input to help our after-school program with Springboard to be successful and your children happy and learning. For more information, contact Robbin Kopaczynski at 603-682-9984 or firstname.lastname@example.org
or you may visit the Springboard program’s website at http://litchfiledsd.org/afterschool
Seminars & Courses---
Wednesday, August 17 and Thursday, August 18 The Hudson Police Department is sponsoring the AARP Driving Safety Program. The class will be held in the Anne Seabury Community Room at the Hudson Police Department located at One Constitution Drive in Hudson. The class is
two days consisting of four hours of instruction from 4-8 p.m. The cost for the course is reasonable. This course is designed especially for drivers age 50 and older. Participating individuals will learn how to avoid traffic hazards and may be eligible for auto insurance discounts (for more information, contact your insurance agent). Class size is limited, so contact Detective Joseph Hoebeke at 816-2245 to reserve your seat.
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,
Litchfield Regular Meetings & Events 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
Sports & Recreation ---
Now – Sunday, August 14 Hudson Youth Baseball will hold online registration for Fall Baseball for players age 6-12. To register your child for fall baseball, visit www.hu
dsonyouthbaseball. com. The 2011 Fall Ball season will run eight weeks from September 10 to the end of
October. There are four divisions: Step-up, Majors, AAA and Rookie. The registration fee for ages 6-11 is $50; and for age 12 is $70. There is a family plan in which you pay only for the oldest two players, younger siblings are free. Online registration will close on Sunday, August 14. For more information, visit www.hudsonyouthbaseball.com
or email Scott at email@example.com
Now through Saturday, August 27 The Litchfield Youth Soccer League (LYSL) will accept Fall Recreational Soccer registration through August 27. If your birthday is before October 1, 2007, please join us! Our season will begin September
10. For the second year, you can also register for the Cougar Cubs. This program is for kids that are a year too young for our instructional recreation league (birth dates from 10/01/07 to 9/30/08). The Cubs will meet each Saturday for one hour for a total of 6 sessions. There is a cost for the league. To register, visit our website at www. litchfieldyouthsoccer.com
and select the “Rec. Soccer Registration” link. You can register on-line or download a form and register by mail.
Sunday, September 18 The Fourth Annual Anne-Marie House 5K Walk/ Run, will be held at the at First Baptist Church parking lot, 121 Manchester Street, Nashua. All proceeds will go to benefit Anne-Marie House in Hudson. To register or for more information, visit www.annemariehouse.org/5Krace
or contact Jennifer Lorrain, Anne-Marie House at 883-7338, ext. 5 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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 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.
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.
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