Good for the Community Your Hometown Community Calendar Community Events ---------
Monday, September 5 The Salem Republican Town Committee would like to invite Republicans and Independents from the Salem, Windham, and surrounding areas to our annual Labor Day Picnic. Come to hear candidates speak, get to know people active in the party,
and have some hamburgers, hotdogs, corn-on-the- cob, and watermelon. Free admission, donations accepted. The picnic will be held from 3-5 p.m. at the Derry-Salem Elks Lodge #2226, 39 Shadow Lake Road, Salem.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Saturday, September 17 Mark your calendars! The 105th Pelham Old Home Day celebration is set for Saturday, September 17. This event always proves to be fun for the whole family, with artisans and crafters, games, rides, food, entertainment, and more. Watch for more details in coming issues.
Come join us for a fundraising yard sale at 1 Holstein Drive, Pelham, from 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m. All proceeds will go to help support the St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. Twelve women and men from the New Hampshire and Massachusetts area (including six people from Pelham, NH) are heading down to Memphis, TN on December 3, 2011 to run the St. Jude Memphis Half Marathon as St. Jude Heroes. Their goal is to raise $15,000 for the hospital.
Now through Friday, September 30 Artistic Creations Salon, located at The Village Green Plaza on Rte. 111 across from the Post Office, is continuing their Spread the Love Campaign in September and needs your help. Artistic Creations Salon will be collecting toys throughout the month of September for the Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth (CHAD). If you would like to help out this wonderful organization, please bring a new unwrapped toy to the Salon any time in September. For those of you that help Spread the Love, Artistic Creations would like to thank you by offering you 25 percent off your purchase of professional hair care products.
Starting Wednesday, September 7 New story hours will be offered at the Pelham Public Library. The children will begin their year of gatherings with stories and fun activities with “New Beginnings” as our theme. Story times are offered
for children from infancy to 5+ years old. Regular weekly story times run from September through December and from January through April. Check the Children’s Calendar on our webpage www.pelhampubliclibrary.org
for exact dates and times. Check below for our schedule of story times for the up-coming school year.
Wednesday, September 7 Do you enjoy meeting people, have you just moved here and want to get to know the area as well as enjoy yourself? The Windham Woman’s Club is having their first meeting on 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. We have something of interest for everyone! Guests are always welcome, bring a friend. If you’re interested in finding out about us, call membership chairman, Sue Violi, at 889-0578, or visit our website at www.windhamwomansclub.com
Tuesday, September 13 The Southern NH 9.12 Project Welcomes Ovide Lamontagne. Ovide Lamontagne is one of New Hampshire’s most respected leaders, who earlier this year was selected as New Hampshire’s Conservative of
the Year. In 2010, he was a Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, and earned 37 percent of the vote, falling short by 1 percent against eventual U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte. In our August meeting we learned about legislature’s successes this year… but also heard that there is still much work to be done. In September’s meeting, we will hear Ovide’s thoughts and vision regarding New Hampshire’s challenges and solutions. Join us at 7 p.m. at the Windham Senior Center for an evening with Ovide and some special guests.
Your Hometown Community Calendar 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. For more information about the PTA, please visit our website at: www.windhampta.org
Sports & Recreation ---
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. The registration deadline is September 7. Each team will play 8 games before playoffs. Rain-outs will be posted on www.pelhamweb.com/messageboard
or www. pelhamweb.com/recreation
and be rescheduled. League will follow USSSA rules and only USSSA approved bats will be allowed. Players are required to supply their own equipment. Umpires will have access to game balls. 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. Register online at https://webtrac. pelhamweb.com
. 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 Friday, November 11 and Saturday, November 12. No experience is needed; everyone gets a part. Registration forms can be picked up at 6 Village Green or online at www.pe
lhamweb. com/recreation. Register online at https://webtrac. pelhamweb.com
. The instructor/director is Janet Daigle of Pelham Community Theater Penguin Players. 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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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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