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Saturday, August 27 Windham is kicking off a new event, the Windham Hobby Gardener and Farmer Xchange. Change those 10 extra butternut squash into a few jars of corn salsa, homemade raspberry rhubarb jam and a basket of Macintosh apples. Trade a few dozen eggs for a bar of herbal soap, two zucchini and one loaf of rye bread. No money please. The first event will be held August 27 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. In support of healthy living and the Windham community, the new CVS on Route 111/Indian Head Rock Road next to Shaws has kindly offered a portion of their parking lot for this first event. Display your bounty from your car or walk around and Xchange. Look forward to this becoming a regular event. A second event is being planned for September. Visit the www.th
e-xchg. com for location and time. Suggestions, comments or if other towns would like to join, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday, September 9 Join us at the VFW Post 10722, 6 Main Street, Pelham, from 5:30-8 p.m. for this month’s theme dinner, WWII Era - South Pacific 1940’s Theme!! The menu will feature Chinese chicken, chop suey, fried rice, stir-fry, egg rolls, lo mein, coffee/tea/ soda, and home made desserts. The dinner is all you can eat, and will feature a 50/50 Raffle and door prize. There is a cost for the tickets, with a discounted price for children under 12. There will be Big Band and other 40’s music! Dress as a soldier, nurse, in oriental attire, etc. and win a prize for the best costume. A POW/MIA Remembrance Ceremony will be performed. For Advanced Reservations, call Dot and Gene at 603-635-7863, or email email@example.com
Sunday, September 11 The First Congregational Church UCC will be hosting a 9/11 Ecumenical Service of Prayer and Remembrance. The service is meant to be a reflection and mediation on the tenth anniversary of the World Trade Center tragedy. Churches in Pelham have
been invited to participate, as well as the Pelham Fire and Police Departments. This service of prayer and remembrance is open to all who would like to attend. We also welcome all who would like to participate in a choir for the event, if you are interested, please contact Tom Seniow at tseniow@ mansd.org
Wednesday, September 7 Do you enjoy meeting people? The Windham Woman’s Club is having their first meeting on Wednesday, September 7 at the Windham Town Hall. The meeting will begin at 11:30 a.m. followed by a luncheon. There is no program for this
month. Our members are various ages who come to socialize and volunteer their time for our many
projects. Guests are always welcome. If you’re interested in finding out about us, call Sue Violi at 889-0578, or visit our website at www.windhamwomansclub.com
Religious Events ----------
Saturday, September 3 All Women are invited to join in honoring Our Lady for First Saturday Devotions at St. Patrick Parish, Main Street, Pelham, in the K of C Hall. They will begin with Mass at 8 a.m., followed by the Rosary at 8:30 a.m. Join in for a pot luck breakfast and
faith enrichment in the Parish Center, and watch Sr. Olga of the Eucharist “From Baghdad to Boston at the School of Mary: Journey of Trust.” on DVD. For more information, call Christine at 603-437- 2866 or email: WomenOfMaryNH@yahoo.com
. Adoration will be available before Mass at 7:30 a.m. in the chapel.
School Activities ----------
Thursday, September 8 The Windham PTA is hard at work developing exciting programs and projects for the 2011/2012 school year, and they would love for you to participate! All of the exciting events would not possible without parent’s support. Parents are
strongly encouraged to attend the monthly business meetings and share your creative ideas with them. Let your voice be heard! All meetings take place at the Windham Center School Media Center from 7-9 p.m. (although they typically end by 8:15 p.m.) on the second Thursday of each month. Our meeting schedule for this upcoming school year is as follows: September 8, October 13, November 10, January 12, February 9, March 8, April 12, and May 10. For more information about the PTA, please visit our website at: www.windhampta.org
Saturday, September 17 Windham High School Jaguar Booster Club presents a Pre-Owned Sports Equipment Sale, which will be held in the WHS Cafeteria, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Clean out those closets this summer! All proceeds will benefit the Jaguar Booster Club Athletic
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Sunday, August 28 If you are a boy between the ages of 6 and 11 and interested in having tons of fun – come join us! Cub Scout Pack 266 will be holding a Rain Gutter Regatta at Cobbett’s
Pond from 5–7 p.m. We will have all the supplies on hand for each boy to create his
own boat and decorate his own sail. After his boat is completed he will get to try out the course to see how well he created his racer. All he needs to bring is a lot of hot air and the ability to have fun! Current Cub Scouts and leaders will be on hand to assist in the fun and help answer any questions about the Cub Scouting Program. Other Cub Scout
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information can be found at http:// www.beascout.org
or http://pack266. scoutlander.com
. If you have any questions, contact Russ Redard, Cub Master for Pack 266 at 893-1847, or firstname.lastname@example.org
or Kimber Leuteritz at 893-2526 or ekleuteritz@ comcast.net
. For more information (including rain date) check us out online at http://pack266.scoutlander.com
Monday, August 29 and Tuesday, August 30 The Windham Actors Guild is pleased to announce auditions for its fall production of Arsenic and Old Lace. Auditions will be held Monday, August 29 and Tuesday, August 30 from 7-9 p.m.
at the Windham High School Auditorium, 64 London Bridge Road, Windham. All roles are available. Arsenic and Old Lace is a comedy set in Brooklyn in the mid 20th century. The play revolves around a man who is planning to marry the woman he loves, but the crazy antics of his family interfere with those plans. The production will take place November 4-6. Windham Actors Guild is a non- profit community theatre organization founded in 2010 to provide Windham and the surrounding community with exposure to theatre and the arts. For more information about auditions, productions, or Windham Actors Guild in general, visit our website www.windhamactorsguild.com
Now through Friday, September 2 Pelham Parks and Recreation is now taking registrations for the 2011 Fall Tot Soccer program, which will be held at the Village Green (in front of Municipal Bldg.) for six weeks, starting the week of September 14.
This program is open to boys/girls ages 3 and 4 (age 3 by September 1), and includes
practices on Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m., and games on Sundays at 10 a.m. No experience needed! Register by September 2, as a late fee will apply after that date, and is subject to space availability. Shorts, sneakers, and water bottle recommended; shin guards required. Registration forms are available at the Parks and Recreation office, or register online at https://webtrac.pelhamweb.com
. Forms may be mailed to 6 Village Green. There is a cost for the program. Parent Coaches are needed! E-mail email@example.com
or call 635- 2721 with any questions.
Now through Wednesday, September 7 Pelham Parks and Recreation is now taking registrations for the 2011 Fall Men’s Slow Pitch Softball league for men ages 18 and over. The league will begin the week of September 12, and will be held on weeknights at the Golden Brook
Park, Newcomb Field. Payment must accompany sign up, and the registration deadline is September 7. Rain-outs will be posted on www.pe
lhamweb. com/messageboard or www.pelhamweb.com/
recreation and be rescheduled. League will follow USSSA rules and only USSSA approved bats will be
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. (Contact: Nicole Sharpe, nicole.p.sh
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.
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.
Royal Red Hat Society, Pelham Senior Center, 1:00 p.m., first Monday
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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own equipment. Parks and Recreation supplies the softballs. No metal cleats are allowed. All players must agree to follow all applicable Town Ordinances including but not limited to: no consumption of alcoholic beverages on town owned property. Registration forms, game schedules and a full list of rules will be available online at (www.pelhamweb.com/recreation
). Forms may be mailed to 6 Village Green with payment.
Mondays, September 12 – October 17 Pelham Parks And Recreation will offer Art Classes for children ages 6 and up at the V.F.W. Hall (old town hall on Main Street in Pelham). The session will run for six weeks, and the classes will be for 90 minutes each. The class for beginners will be held from 3:30-5 p.m., and for advanced will be from 5-6:30 p.m. (call if uncertain of placement). No experience or equipment needed. Size of groups is limited; first come, first serve. Registration forms can be picked up at 6 Village Green or found online at www.pelhamweb.com/recreation
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lhamweb. com. Please sign up by September 6. Call 635- 2721 with any questions or email Recreation@ pelhamweb.com
Tuesdays, September 13 – November 8 Pelham Parks And Recreation will hold a Fall 2011 Theater Production of Oliver Twist, open to children ages 6 and up, with rehearsals being held on Tuesdays, from September 13 through November 8 from 3:30-5:30 p.m. at the V.F.W. Hall (old town hall on Main Street, upstairs) and/or Sherburne Hall
in town hall building. The actual production will be held on November 11 and 12. No experience is needed; everyone gets a part. Registration forms can be picked up at 6 Village Green or online at www.pelhamweb.com/recreation
. Register online at https://webtrac.pelhamweb.com
. The production is scheduled to be held in Sherburne Hall, which is located inside Pelham Municipal Center. Please sign up ASAP. Call 635-2721 with any questions or email Recreation@pelhamweb.com
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