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Starting Saturday, October 1 Veterans of all wars need our help. VA Support Housing reaches our Veterans in their time of need. Donations of gently used furniture, cooking utensils, counseling services, safe housing, are things that are desperately need. Our
Veterans were there for us, so let’s be there for them. If you can help, please contact Manchester VA Medical Center at 603-624-4366 ext 6419, or ext 6422.
Monday, October 3 The Salem Depot Transportation Museum, 81 Main Street, will be open for visitors on October 3 from 6 to 8 p.m., hosted by Marie Cammarata. The history of Rockingham Park, Canobie Lake and Route 28 are shown on videos and how
transportation evolved in Salem. Pictures and memorabilia will also be on display. Come by and share your memories. Books and videos are on sale. Call 893-8882 if you have any questions.
Fridays, October 7, 14, 21, and 28; and Wednesday, October 26 Rockingham VNA and Hospice will sponsor Foot Clinics at the Salem Senior Center, 1 Sally Sweet Way, for individuals 60 years and older who are unable to perform their own foot care. Clients will receive a basic nail trimming and foot assessment, but no treatment of corns or calluses. Appointments are necessary for this clinic. There is a suggested donation fee of $20 for the first visit and $15 for subsequent visits. For further information or to schedule an appointment, please call 800-540- 2981 or the new direct foot clinic line at 580-6668.
Saturday, October 22 The American College of History and Legal Studies (“ACHLS”) will host a free seminar entitled “The 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Ball’s Bluff” from 9 am to noon. Members of the public are welcome to attend the seminar, which will
take place at the ACHLS on 1 Stiles Road, Salem. This presentation and roundtable discussion will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Ball’s Bluff, fought on October 21, 1861. The free seminar will be led by Professor Michael B. Chesson the Founding Professor and Dean at the American College of History and Legal Studies, and former Professor of History at the University of Massachusetts/Boston. Professor Chesson is the author of four books about the Civil War, and was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in history. To RSVP by October 17 or for further information, contact Maureen Mooney at 603-458-5145 ext. 11 or email email@example.com
. Guests can also reserve a seat online at www.achls.org
. Seating is limited.
Ararat Armenian Congregational Church 2 Salem Street • Sunday Services, 10:30 a.m.
Centerpoint Community Church 101 School Street • Sunday Service, 10 a.m.
Grace Assembly of God 199 Zion Hill Road • Sunday Worship Service, 10 a.m.; Wednesday night Bible Study, 7 p.m.
Granite United Church 1 Sand Hill Road • Saturdays, 4 p.m.; Sunday Services, 8:45, 10, and 11:30 a.m. www.graniteunited.com
Hannah Tenney United Methodist Church 290 Main Street• Sunday Worship and Sunday School, 11 a.m.
Faith Bible Chapel Meets at American Legion Hall, 38 Milville Street • Worship Service, 8:30 a.m., 7 p.m.; Bible Study, Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, October 22 A Psychic Fair will be hosted by the American Legion Auxiliary at The American Legion Post 63, 38 Millville Street, Salem, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. A
variety of psychic readers, including palmistry, aura photos, tarot, a pet psychic, angel guidance and sound balance. Each reading will be for 15 minutes and there is a cost. Join us for fun, free coffee and donuts. Hamburgers and Hotdogs available for lunch. Proceeds will benefit NH Veterans.
Starting Wednesday, October 5 Fall Story Times begin on October 5. Baby Story Time will be held at 9:30 a.m. Parents are invited to bring their babies to this seven week series of 30 minute story times filled with books, bounces, finger- plays and songs just right for the 9-24 month
age group. Preschool Story Time will be held at 1:30 p.m. Preschoolers are invited to this seven week series of 45 minute story times filled with books, rhymes and related activities selected with the 4-6 year old in mind. Registration is required. Call Corrie in the E.V. Reed Children’s Room at the Kelley Library, 898-7064, to sign-up.
Wednesday, October 5 Dixie, the Kelley Library’s visiting READ therapy dog, will be back for another reading session at 6 p.m. Children can practice their reading skills with Dixie. Bring your own book or select one at the library. Registration required. Sign-up for one 15-minute session by calling the library at 898-7064, or stop by the Kelley Library Reed Children’s Room.
Thursday, October 6 The Kelley Library will hold a Movie Night at 6:30 p.m. This month’s movie, “A Hard Days Night,” starring The Beatles, is a classic innovation film from 1964. It combines real Beatles experience and a fictionalized, largely comedic story. This
event is free and open to the public.
Friday, October 7 Parent and Tot Story Time for 2s’ will begin on October 7 at 9:30 a.m. Parents are invited to bring their toddlers to this seven-week series of 30-minute story times filled with books, songs and activities just for the 2-year-old. Registration is required. Call Corrie in the E.V. Reed Children’s Room at the Kelley Library, 898-7064, to sign-up.
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Thursday, October 6 Senator Chuck Morse (R-Salem) will be the guest speaker at the regular meeting of the Salem Republican Town Committee at 7 p.m. at the Kelley Library.
As chairman of the powerful Finance Committee, Senator Morse was the architect of the state budget which closed a huge deficit, cut taxes and fees, and reformed the state retirement system. He will discuss upcoming issues for the next legislative session, including the expansion of gambling. The Salem Republican Town Committee meets on the first Thursday of the month at the Kelley Library. Meetings are open to all those who support Republican ideals. More information is available at www. SalemNHGOP.com
Tuesday, October 11 The Salem Historical Society will present David Tilton who will discuss farming in Salem. Early settlers in Salem mostly established farms as their main source of livelihood. Over the years, however, the town turned more to manufacturing,
such as shoe manufacturer, but local farming still remained important. David Tilton will discuss his experiences in farming in Salem. The meeting is at 7:30 p.m. at the Old Town Hall Museum, 310 Main Street, Salem, and is open to all and free of charge. Light refreshments will be available after the talk. For details, call 893-8882 or 898-0842.
Religious Events ---------- Saturday, October 1
A group of teens from Saints Mary and Joseph Parish will be sponsoring a Blessing of the Animals at 11 a.m. at the Mary Queen of Peace Church, 200 Lawrence Road. Families are invited to bring their pets, leashed and/or caged, for this special blessing in celebration of the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals. St. Francis had a unique love and appreciation for all of creation, and so we seek to continue his perspective and invitation to regard all of God’s creation with love, respect and care.
Questions may be referred to Sue Levesque, the
high school DRE at 893-8661, ext. 308. Sunday, October 16
Centerpoint Community Church, 101 School Street, Salem, will hold its annual Fall Harvest Fair from 2-4 p.m. The event will feature carnival games, crafts, cookie decorating, wagon rides, face painting, refreshments and more. Country fun for the family! Free admission.
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Wednesday, October 19 The Salem Senior Center Diabetes Support Group will hold its next meeting from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the Senior Center, 1 Sally Sweet Way, Salem. The facilitator will be Brenda DeMaria RN, CDE. For more information, call 800-540-2981.
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Salem Church Services
Greater Salem Vineyard Fellowship Meets at Salem High School, Auditorium • Sunday Service, 10:00 a.m.
First Congregational Church, UCC 15 Lawrence Road • Wednesday Worship Service, 7 p.m.
North Salem United Methodist Church 389 North Main Street • Sunday Worship Service & Sunday School, 9 a.m.
Pleasant Street United Methodist Church 8 Pleasant Street • Sunday Worship and Sunday School, 9:00 a.m.; Youth Group 5-7 p.m.; www.pleasantstreetumc.org
Rockingham Christian Church 5 Industrial Way, Unit #2 • Sunday Worship & Children’s Church, 9:00 a.m., 10:15 a.m. & 11:30 a.m. • www.rccsalem.com
Salem Bible Church
11 Ermer Road (off Rte. 111) • Morning Worship, 10:30 a.m., Eve. Worship, 6 p.m. Sunday School, 9:15 a.m. • Wednesday Prayer Meeting, 7 p.m.
American Legion Auxiliary, American Legion Post #63, 38 Millville Street, third Monday, 7 p.m.
Artists Association of Greater Salem, Kelley Library, Conf. Room, second Thursday, 6:30 – 8:45 p.m.
Board of Selectmen meetings, Town Hall (Knightly Room); first, second, and fourth Monday. 7 p.m. Budget Committee meetings, Town Hall (Knightly Room), second and fourth Wednesday, 7 p.m. Cancer Support meetings, Granite State Baptist Church, 1 Sand Hill Road, first and third Monday, 6 – 7:30 p.m.
CHADD–Nashua-Windham Chapter, Windham Presbyterian Church, third Thursday, 7:30 p.m.
Conservation Commission meetings, Town Hall (Knightly Room), first Wednesday, 7 p.m.
Council on Aging meetings, Ingram Senior Center, fourth Tuesday of April, May, June, August, September and October, 11 a.m. (890-2190)
Democratic Town Committee, Kelley Library, third Tuesday, 7 p.m. Diabetes Support Group, Ingram Senior Center, 1 Sally Suite Way, third Wednesday, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Disabled American Veterans, W.T. Barron Chapter 25, American Legion, second Saturday of the month, 10 a.m.
Domestic Abuse Support Group, (confidential), Call A Safe Place, 890-6392 for more information.
Exchange Club, Jonathan’s (Park Plane Lanes), Thursdays, 12 p.m. Families Cope, Kelley Library, Room B, Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. – noon Garden Club meetings, Salemhaven Nursing Home, second Tuesday , 7 p.m. Greater Salem Artists Association, Kelley Library, second Thursday, 6:30 p.m., September through May.
Historic District Commission meetings, at the Museum, 310 Main Street, at the
Salem Regular Meetings & Events call of the chairman.
Historic Society, Salem, Old Town Hall (310 Main Street), second Tuesday, March through November at 7:30 p.m.
Housing Authority meetings, Housing Authority, 70 Telfer Circle, Second Tuesday, 5:00 p.m.
Interdenominational Prayer Group, North Salem United Methodist Church, every Sunday evening
Kelley Library Trustees meetings, at the Library, 234 Main Street, 10 times per year, date and time set at each meeting.
Kiwanis, Salem Boys’ & Girls’ Club, 2nd Monday, 6 p.m. Knights of Columbus, 37 Main Street, 2nd Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. Lions Club, Salem Boys & Girls Club, second Tuesday, at noon and Black Water Grill, third Thursday, at 7 p.m.
Machine Knitting Club, Kelley Library, Room B, first Saturday, 9 a.m. – noon. Masons, Spicket Lodge No. 85, 107 Main Street, second Thursday of the month. Military Moms, Boys’ & Girls’ Club, 2nd Thursday, 6:30 – 9 p.m. Mom’s Club of Salem, Kelley Library, fourth Monday, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Order of the Eastern Star, Spicket Lodge No. 85, 107 Main Street, third Friday. Overeaters Anonymous, Kelley Library, Room B, Fridays, 5:30 – 6:45 p.m. Planning Board meetings, Town Hall, second and fourth Tuesday, 7 p.m. Recreation Advisory Committee meetings, Town Hall (Conference Room), first Wednesday, 7 p.m.
Refunder’s Group, Kelley Library, Lanc Room, third Saturday, 9am – noon. Rotary Club of Greater Salem, Rockingham Park, Upper Floor, Right, Fridays, 7:30 a.m.
Salem Family Resources–Success By 6 Grandparents as Parents Support Group Groups, third Friday, 9:30 a.m. at Greater Salem Caregivers. 287 Lawrence Road (Foss School Building). (898-5493) Cindy Jury, Executive Director, Salem Family Resources–Success By 6
Saints Mary and Joseph Parish: Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church 200 Lawrence Road • Masses: Sat., 4 p.m.; Sun., 9 a.m., 10:45 a.m.; Weekdays: Mon., Tues., Thurs., Fri., Rosary, 8:40 a.m., Mass, 9 a.m.
St. Joseph’s Catholic Church
33 Main Street • Masses: Sat., 4:15 p.m.; Sun., 7:30 a.m., 8:45 a.m., 11 a.m.; Weekdays: Mon., Tues., Thurs., Fri., Rosary 6:50 a.m., Mass, 7:15 a.m.; Wed., Rosary, 6:50 a.m., Eucharistic Service 7:15 a.m., Evening Mass, 6:30 p.m.
St. David’s Episcopal Church Main Street (across from Kelley Library) • Sunday Services, 8:00 a.m. & 10:00 a.m.
Triumphant Cross Lutheran Church 171 Zion Hill Road • Sunday Services, 8 a.m., 9 a.m.; • Fellowship Hour 10 a.m.
Salem Community Emergency Response Team, Trustees room, ADP, 11 Northeast Blvd, second Wednesday, 6 p.m. New recruits are welcome to attend.
Salem Crossing #2, Kelley Library, Room B, third Wednesday, 7 – 8 p.m. Salem Crossing #3/Rockingham Commons, Kelley Library, Room B, third Monday, 6:30 – 8:45 p.m.
Salem Museum, 310 Main Street, Open Mondays, 2 – 5 p.m. (890-2280) Salem NH Citizen Corps, Knightly Room, Town Hall, second Tuesday, 7 p.m. Salem Republican Town Committee, first Thursday, 7:00 p.m., Kelley Library, email: email@example.com
Salem Senior Services, open Mon. – Thurs., 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Salem Teen Social Center, Kelley Library, Room B, first Thursday, 7:00 – 8:45 p.m.
Salem Writers Group, Kelley Library, Conf. Room, second Tuesday, 10 a.m. – noon.
Salem Youth Hockey, Kelley Library, Room B, second Wednesday, 5:30 – 8:45 p.m.
Son’s of Union Vets & Auxiliary, Kelley Library, Room B, fourth Saturday, 12:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly, Pleasant Street Methodist Church, Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m.
Winning Speakers Club, Senior Center, Lowell Road, second and fourth Wednesday, 7 p.m.
Women’s Club (GFWC) Salem Chapter, Kelley Library, Beshara Room, first Tuesday,
noon – 2 p.m. (No July, August or December) Zoning Board of Adjustment meetings, Town Hall, first Tuesday, 7 p.m.
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