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Saturday, September 10 A Comedy Fundraiser will be held at White Birch, 222 Central Street, Hudson, to benefit the building of the Performing Arts Center. Doors open at 6 p.m. The evening will feature a comedy show, dinner available, a raffle, and silent

auction. There is discounted price for tickets if purchased in advance. For ticket purchase or information, visit, or contact Alana Susko at 603-320-5393.

The Litchfield Seniors Group is sponsoring a Yard Sale from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. outside of Griffin Memorial School, Charles Bancroft Highway (Route 3A) in Litchfield. The event will be held rain or shine.

Sunday, September 11 The Town of Hudson NH, 9-11 Memorial committee is proud to announce that on Sunday, September 11 at 2 p.m., the 9-11 ceremony and dedication will take place at Benson Park in Hudson. This ceremony is open to the public. We hope you will join us for this significant dedication that will honor those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001 and to give the families, friends and residents a place to reflect and remember those they have lost. Please plan to arrive early and bring a chair. You can follow us on Facebook: Town of Hudson NH 9-11 Memorial ~ Never Forget September 11, 2001.

Tuesday, September 13 Cub Scout Pack 252 will be holding a Join the Pack night, Tuesday September 13 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in hall A of Saint Kathryn’s Parish. We invite you to bring your sons who are first – fifth graders and

see what the Cub Scouts have to offer. Information and leaders will be available to answer questions and help you with registering your son for the fall season. Not able to attend this event? Come any third Tuesday of the month at the same time and location and speak with one of the leaders. You can also reach us via our web site at www.

Thursday, September 15 Fairview and Laurel Place will hold a fundraiser to support the Alzheimer’s Association. The event will be held 1-3:30 p.m. in the Fairview Dining Room. This event will feature used books for sale, art

work created and donated by residents, families, and the community, a bake sale and Theme Basket raffles. If you would like to donate items for this event, please contact Brunny Mejia at 603-882- 5261.

Saturday, September 17 Alvirne Jazz Band will hold a “Euros for Europe” Car Wash on September 17 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Alvirne Parking lot. The Jazz Band will be raising funds for their exchange concert performances in France and Germany in February 2012.

Please stop by and get your car washed while helping these musicians earn money for their trip. Donations are gladly accepted!

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 Avenue, Hudson. Please come out and give the gift of life by donating blood.

Saturday, September 24 The Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts of Hudson will be holding a sign-up for all Scout packs and troops in town. Scout leaders will be on hand to answer any questions

you may have and to tell you about all the fun and exciting opportunities that scouting

has to offer your child, from kindergarten through high school. Look for the Scouting tables at Freedom Field (next to Hills Garrison Elementary School) from 9-10 a.m. and at Alvirne High School (near the football field) from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. You can also find sign-up information on Hudson Cable TV. For more information, contact Ben Dibble by email at:, or by phone at 603- 305-7492.

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Sunday, September 11 The Friends of the Library Second Hand Book Sale will be held in the lower level of the Hills Memorial Library Building. The sale will feature great prices on books, DVDs, CDs, and comic books. 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.

Meetings --------------------------

Saturday, September 10 The Litchfield Historical Society meeting, scheduled for Saturday, September 10, is being preempted by the Litchfield Senior’s Yard Sale. Instead, the Litchfield Historical Society will be presenting new items at the Senior’s Yard Sale, at the Griffin

School, from 8 a.m.-3 p.m., in time for the holiday season.

Litchfield Regular Meetings & Events

Board of Selectmen, Town Hall, 7:00 p.m., Mondays; second and fourth Monday (June – August)

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 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

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.

Your Hometown Community Calendar

Monday, September 12 The first meeting of the Hannah Dustin Quilt Guild 2011-2012 year will be held at 9 a.m. in the Hudson Community Center, 12 Lions

Avenue, Hudson. After the usual business meeting, our speaker will be Patty Sawyer who is a quilt judge and long-arm quilter. The Hannah Dustin Quilt Guild is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the art and craft of quilting and is comprised of members with a wide range of abilities. We meet on the second Monday in September and then the first Monday from October to June with an occasional exception. We have an exciting year planned. For more information go to our web site

Thursday, September 15 The Greater Hudson Chamber of Commerce will hold a Business After Hours Networking Event at Showtime Computers, 15 Derry Street, in Hudson from 5:30-7:30 PM. No cost to attend, but, registration is requested.

The Litchfield Senior Citizens Group will be meeting at 1:30 p.m. at the Community Church, Charles Bancroft Highway in Litchfield. The program will include a guest speaker and a magician.

Religious Events ----------

Saturday, September 10 Litchfield Presbyterian - A Community Church, 259 Charles Bancroft Highway, Litchfield, is offering a community breakfast, featuring made to order omelets along with a full hot breakfast fare. Breakfast is served from 8-11 a.m. All Litchfield and Hudson residents are welcome.

School Activities ----------

Saturday, September 10 The Alvirne High School Girls’ Soccer teams will be having a car wash from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the parking lot at Alvirne High School to benefit the girls soccer teams and Moore-Mart. The team requests

that you bring in new soccer balls that will be donated to Moore-Mart, a non-profit agency that delivers care packages of all types to our troops serving overseas. The troops will deliver the balls to the youth in war torn countries. Please come and support these worthy causes.

Sports & Recreation ---

Friday, September 9 The Hudson United Soccer Club is hosting a Spirit Night from 6-8 p.m. on Friday September 9 at Freedom Field to kick off the 2011/2012 soccer season. This is a fun evening for all Hudson United

players and their families. Come and have something to eat at the concession stand and buy raffle tickets to win some great spirit gear as well as New England Revolution soccer tickets. There will also be new Hudson United T-shirts available to purchase. For more information on the Hudson United Soccer Club, visit the website at www.

Sunday, September 11 2011 Hudson Girls Softball League Junior/ Senior Division Banquet will be held from 10 a.m.–noon at the Hudson Kiwanis Hall on Melendy Road. Team and individual awards will be presented and pizza and drinks will be served.

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, with day-of registration beginning at 1 p.m. Walkers will get a head start at 2:15 p.m. and runners will depart at 3 p.m. There is a registration fee. All proceeds will go to benefit Anne-Marie House in Hudson, a transitional housing program for children and families in greater Nashua experiencing homelessness. To register or for more information, visit or contact Jennifer Lorrain, Anne-Marie House Director of Development, at 603-883-7338, ext. 5 or

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 252, St. Kathryn Parish, Tuesday, 7 p.m.

Hudson Democrats, Rodgers Memorial Library, fourth Thursday, 7:15 p.m. Hudson Grange, Grange Hall, 7:30 p.m., second and fourth Tuesday Hudson 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

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