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Friday, November 25 Santa arrives at the Hudson Community Center at 4:30 p.m., directly after the tree lighting at the Hudson Common. All boys and girls, along with their families, are invited to join Santa and the Hudson Lions for an afternoon of fun, crafts, and
snacks. Santa will help the NH Lions and the UNH Community Leadership Program “Warmth from the Millyard” by placing a collection box at the front door for gloves, scarves, hats and socks. All donations will be given to a local charity program.
Saturday, November 26 The town of Hudson will hold the next Town Clean-up day from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Town Clean-ups are held at the West Road Landfill on Old Landfill Road, Hudson, and are generally held on the last Saturday of the month. Acceptable items are: Demolition and Building Materials, Clean Sheetrock, Clean Asphalt Shingles, Clean Wood, Brush, Leaves, Furniture, Rugs, Cardboard, Appliances, and Scrap Metal. Branches should be no greater than 5 inches in diameter. No freon appliances, TVs/CRTs (computer monitors), or household trash.
Saturday and Sunday, November 26 and 27 Come and take a tour of the Historic Hills House to benefit the St. Vincent de Paul food pantry. The St. Vincent de Paul Society provides food and financial assistance for medicine, fuel and daily living expenses to the residents of Hudson in need. Tours will be offered on Saturday from 10 a.m.-4
p.m. and Sunday from noon-4 p.m. Each room of the house will be decorated by both area florists, and members of the Historical Society. This year, there will also be a few craft tables in the meeting room! Admission is a new toy or non-perishable food items.
Monday, November 28 Congressman Charles F. Bass (NH-02) announced that he will host a senior health care forum in Hudson from 10-11:30 a.m. at the Hudson Community Center, 12 Lions Avenue. Seniors in New Hampshire’s Second Congressional District are invited to attend the forums and learn more about Medicare open enrollment, ask questions about Medicare and Social Security benefits, and receive free health screenings and flu shots. Representatives from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the Social Security Administration, and the AARP will be on hand at both events to
answer questions. Constituents are asked to call Bass’ Nashua office at 595-7701 to reserve a flu shot to ensure there is an adequate supply.
Wednesday, November 30 The Litchfield Senior Citizens Group is sponsoring a trip to the Castleton Ballroom in Windham at 11:30 a.m. This trip is open to all residents of Litchfield. Call 429- 1315 for more information.
Thursday, December 1
The Anne-Marie House in Hudson will hold a fundraising Food and Wine Tasting Evening in an effort to help homeless families become “homeward bound” on December 1 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at the Radisson Hotel in Nashua. All proceeds will go to benefit Anne-Marie House, a transitional
housing program for children and families experiencing homelessness. The event will feature delicious food and wines from area restaurants and wineries, a silent auction full of holiday shopping potential, and live music. There is a cost for the tickets, and a discounted price is available with reserved tables of eight. Tickets can be purchased online at www.annemariehouse.org/events/
homewardbound or by calling 603-883-7338, ext. 5.
Thursday, December 1 The Hudson Old Home Day Committee, will have its 2nd meeting on December 1 at the Hills Memorial Library. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. The community is invited. Please become part of keeping the Old Home Day Event alive in Hudson. All you need to bring is your excitement and ideas.
Saturday and Sunday, December 3 and 4 The Band, Choral group and Color Guard students are in need of your yard! On December 3 and 4 the Alvirne High School music students will be raking yards as a Fall Leaf Raking Fundraiser to help raise funds for their upcoming trip to Quebec City, Canada. Let the students do your raking for
you and help support a great cause! For additional information or to schedule an appointment, please call Debbie Migneault at 603-598-8719 or 603- 568-0076, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Saturday and Sunday, December 3 and 4, 10 and 11, 17 and 18 The Litchfield Lions will be holding Photos with Santa from noon-4 p.m. at McQuesten Farm Stand, Route 3A, Litchfield. There will be a cost for the photos, and all proceeds from this event will benefit the Litchfield Lions Charities.
Monday, December 5 Please join us at T-Bone’s Hudson location for our annual Tips for Toys night, from 4 p.m. until closing. All tipped employees will donate 100% of their tips earned to buy toys and other needed
items for the area’s youth that will be distributed by the Salvation Army.
Saturday, December 10 The Litchfield Women’s Club welcomes Santa Claus and his many fans and friends with a delicious all-you-can eat pancake and sausage breakfast. This year’s big event will be held on at the Litchfield Middle School from 8-10:30 a.m. There is a cost, with a discount for children ages 10 and under. Santa arrives each year by fire truck at 9 a.m. and will be available for pictures from 9-10:30 a.m. Guests are invited to bring along cameras to capture the moment, and a $2 donation will be gratefully accepted to the Litchfield Women’s Club community fund. Each year, this event benefits the nonprofit’s community fund which assists those in need in Litchfield, provides ‘scholarship’ money so middle school students can attend class trips, allows LWC to donate to other organizations in town.
Tuesday, November 29 The Rodgers Memorial Library in Hudson will hold a Holiday Card Making Workshop from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Pre- registration required. To register, go to rodgerslibrary.org
under upcoming events or call 603-886-6030.
Saturday, December 3
Santa will be visiting the Rodgers Memorial Library in Hudson from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Kids can enjoy a treat, make a craft and get their picture taken with Santa.
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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)
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 Parent-School Partnership, Campbell High School, 6 p.m., third Tuesday
Litchfield Republican Committee, 7:00 p.m., third Tuesday. For info, call 595-3545, or email NickDAlleva@myfairpoint.net
Litchfield School Board, Campbell High School, 6:30 p.m., generally the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month.
Litchfield Seniors, Litchfield Community Church, Route 3A, 1:30 p.m., third Thursday. Call 429-1315 for more information.
Litchfield Women’s Club, Litchfield Middle School, 7:00 p.m., second Tuesday. (July & August at member’s homes)
Litchfield Youth Soccer Board Meeting, Litchfield Middle School Library, 7:30 p.m., generally the first Monday.
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, Town 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 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,
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5:30 p.m., second Thursday. Sons of the American Legion, Legion Hall, 8 p.m., first Monday. TOPS (Take off Pounds Sensibly), First Baptist Church, Tuesdays, 3:45-4:15 p.m. for weigh in, and 4:15-5:00 p.m. for the meeting.
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Sunday, November 27
The Children of Our Lord Dance Team (a.k.a. the C.O.O.L. Kids Dance Team) will give a performance of The Winter Wardrobe: a ballet, at 7 p.m. at The First Baptist Church of Hudson. It’s a free and family friendly event. Everyone’s welcome!
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Wednesday, November 30 Members of the Campbell High School Class of 2012 will have measurements and orders for caps and gowns taken in the CHS Auditorium from 11 a.m.-12:45 p.m. The cost will be $17.75 for cap, gown and tassel. Checks need to be made out to University Cap and Gown. Any questions should be directed to Mrs. Pitrone in the Campbell High School main office.
Thursday, December 1 and Friday, December 2 Nottingham West presents “To the Book Fair and Beyond”. Our Fall Scholastic Book Fair will be held on Thursday, December 1 and Friday, December 2 in the NWES school gym from 3–7 p.m. both days. Families, faculty and the community are invited to attend this fun reading event. Come over and get your shopping done for the readers on your list!
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