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Saturday, March 3 The Supervisors of the Checklist of Salem will be in session between 11 a.m. and noon on the lower level of the Municipal Building for the purpose of registering new
voters for the upcoming Town Election. This will be the last opportunity for residents of Salem to register to vote if he/she wants their name to appear on the checklist that will be used on Tuesday, March 13, or make any changes/corrections to their name, address, or political party affiliation. New Hampshire election law does, however, allow a person to register to vote at the polls if they preset required documentation.
Monday, March 5 The Salem Depot Train Station, 81 Main Street, will be open for viewing from 6-8 p.m. Videos of Canobie Lake Park, Rockingham Park and Transportation over the centuries will be shown.
Saturday March 10 The Salem Sea Scout Ship 1836 is holding a Pasta Dinner fundraiser to help raise funds for their annual budget. This event will be held at 290 Main Street Salem, from 4:30-7 p.m. Tickets are $7 for adults and $4
for children under 10. There will be pasta, sauce, salad, rolls, and dessert. Sea scouting is a division of scouting that is coed and focuses more on sea activities.
Saturday, March 10 Books and videos
will be on sale. All are welcome and it is open free to the public. Any questions, call Beverly or Marie at 893-8882.
Friday, March 9 The Salem Dollars for Scholars will hold a Dinner Dance Fundraiser at the Atkinson Country Club, with cocktails beginning at 6:00 p.m. and a sit down dinner at 7:00
p.m. There is a cost per person. Entertainment will be provided by George Whitehouse from A Goodtime DJ’s. Dollars for Scholars’ mission is to bring financial assistance to graduating seniors to assist them in their pursuit of higher education. It is made up of parents, business owners, and educators who give of their time to raise funds in order to make this aid possible. The Salem chapter awards more than $60,000 in need based scholarships to local college bound seniors. DFS depends on the involvement and support of many community oriented individuals and reputable organizations to continue its success. To obtain tickets or for additional information please contact Heidi Greenlaw at 603-893-7069, ext: 1306; Christine Jefferson at 603-893-3631; or at the following websites: www.sa
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New Hampshire House Republican Leadership will be hosting a Town Hall Meeting at Salem High School from 4-6 p.m. in the Media Room. Participants include, Speaker Bill O’Brien (R-Mont Vernon), Deputy Speaker Pam Tucker (R-Greenland), D.J. Bettencourt (R-North Salem), and Assistant Deputy Majority Leader Laurie Sanborn (R-Henniker). Members of the Rockingham County District 4 delegation (Salem and Windham) will also be on hand. This event is open to the public and they will take questions from the public, with Salem residents being allowed to ask questions first.
Tuesday, March 13 Town Election Day – Please get out and vote! The Salem polls are open at: District 1, Fisk School, 14 Main St.; District 2, Soule School, 173 S. Policy St.;
District 3, Barron School, 55 Butler St.; District 4, Town Hall, 33 Geremonty Drive; District 5, Lancaster School, 54 Millville St.; District 6, North Salem School, 140 Zion Hill Rd.; from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday, March 17 The second Town Deliberative Session will be held on Saturday, March 17, beginning at 9 a.m., in the Salem High School Auditorium.
Tuesday, March 6 The GFWC Salem Woman’s Club will hold their next meeting at noon at the Kelley Library. Following a luncheon, a proposed slate of officers for the coming two years will be announced and new officers will be
elected at the April meeting. At the upcoming meeting, women will be asked to bake for a sale at the town meeting on Saturday, March 17 at Salem
Salem Church Services
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, 11 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
Greater Salem Vineyard Fellowship Grace Assembly of God, 199 Zion Hill Road • Sunday Service, 9 and 10:30 a.m.
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.
First Congregational Church, UCC 15 Lawrence Road • Sunday Worship Service, 10 a.m.; www.FCC-Salem.org
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 • Saturday Sabbath Worship Service, 4:30 p.m.; Sunday Worship and Sunday School, 9:00 a.m.; www.pleasantstreetumc.org
Rockingham Christian Church 5 Industrial Way • Sunday Worship & KidzRock, 9:00 a.m., 10:15 a.m. & 11:30 a.m. • Xtreme Kidz: LIVE!, 1st Sunday of the month, 10:15 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.
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 Regular Meetings & Events
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.
CareGiver Support Group, Silverthorne Adult Day Center, third Wednesday, 4 – 5:15 p.m. For more information, call Paula Faist at 603-893-4799.
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, first Wednesday, 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.
Divorce Care & Divorce Care for Kids, Rockingham Christian Church, Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m. For more information, call 919-DC-AT-RCC.
Domestic Abuse Support Group, (confidential), Call A Safe Place, 890-6392 for more information.
Exchange Club, Blackwater Grill, 43 Pelham Road, 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 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, last 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
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Lawrence Road (Foss School Building). (898-5493) Cindy Jury, Executive Director, Salem Family Resources–Success By 6 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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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High. Volunteers are also needed to help at the sale, which fund the club’s community projects including help for local food pantries and aid for the needy in Salem. Guests and prospective members are welcome at the club’s meetings. Further information is available from Co-Presidents Bea Newton, 898-4524 and Dorothy Falco, 898-4625.
Tuesday, March 13 Barbara Brown, Director of the Lawrence, MA, History Center, will give a presentation on the 1912 strike of workers against the textile mills there. This was a strike by
immigrant workers, led by the Industrial Workers of the World, prompted by one mill owner’s decision to lower wages when a new law shortening the work week went into effect. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at the Old Town Hall Museum, 310 Main Street, Salem, and is open to all and free of charge.
refreshments will be available after the meeting. For details call 893-8882 or 898-0842.
School Activities ----------
Thursday, March 8 Salem Family Resources-Success By 6 will host the annual Early Childhood Fair and Forum at Woodbury Middle School, 206 Main Street, Salem. Displays and information about Salem early childhood
programs and children’s service agencies begin at 5:30 p.m. Parents can begin their search for a preschool or childcare program for current, summer and fall enrollment, as well as information on early intervention services, therapy agencies, children’s health insurance and family support programs. At 7:00 p.m., a panel of educators will present a brief overview of the Ready, Set, Go! Program for parents of young children. Forum panel members include early childhood experts, and Salem School District kindergarten teachers, special educators, therapists, and administrators. More information about all of the programs of Salem Family Resources-Success By 6 is available at www.salemfamilyresources.org
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or 603 898-5493.
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Fridays, March 9, 16, and 23; Saturday, March 31; and Thursday, April 5 The Birches Academy of Academics and Art is a public tuition free charter school opening in September 2012 in Southern, NH. The arts integrated school will be open
to students in grades 1-8. Parent Information sessions are being held throughout the month of March and the first week of April at locations in Salem, Windham, and Pelham at the following times and places: Friday, March 9 at 9:30 a.m. at the Salem Kelley Library, Lower Level; Friday, March 16 at 9:30 a.m. at the Windham Nesmith Library; Friday, March 23 at 6 p.m. at the Salem Kelley Library, Lower Level; Saturday, March 31 at 12:30 p.m. at the Salem Kelley Library, Lower Level; and Thursday, April 5 at 6:30 p.m. at the Pelham Public Library.
Friday, March 16 Don’t miss the 2012 Annual Woodbury PTSA Winter Carnival, from 6-8 p.m. featuring lots of great activities such as: a DJ with dancing and contests; an E-Game Zone with Wii, Guitar Hero, and
PlayStation; a cake walk; Faculty Feud with Mr. Kelly; a pie-eating contest; caricatures; tattoos; Scholastic Book Fair; food court; Woodbury Jazz Band; and a new Clix Photo Booth. The event will also feature their best-ever prize drawings! All students must be accompanied by an adult and there is a small admission fee at the door.
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