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Saturday March 31 The Litchfield Firefighters’ Association will hold their Annual Ham and Bean Supper in the Griffin Memorial School Cafeteria, 229 Charles Bancroft Highway, Litchfield, from 4-7 p.m. There is a small charge for the
dinner, with a discount for seniors and children under 12. Children under age 4 are free. Proceeds help supply hot meals to residents in need, an annual scholarship opportunity to a Campbell High Student looking to pursue a career in Public Safety, along with other opportunities through the Litchfield Firefighters’ Association.
Saturday, March 31 The Litchfield Women’s Club will host their annual Easter Bunny Breakfast to benefit the club’s scholarship fund. Breakfast will be served from 8-10:30 a.m. at the
Litchfield Middle School. The club will offer an all- you-can-eat pancake and sausage breakfast for the community to enjoy. There are many fun games, crafts and other activities for children, as well as visits and photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny, fantastic raffle prizes, and the Bunny’s Bake Shoppe with special holiday treats. There is a cost for the breakfast. For additional information, please contact email@example.com
Friday, April 6
Sponge Bob Cub Scout will be coming to the 2012 Easter Egg Hunt and will be available for photos with your child. He’s coming to let you know how much fun it is to be a Cub Scout. Hudson area boys ages 7-10 can sign up for Cub Scouts at the Easter Egg Hunt at Bensons Park on April 6 from 5-7 p.m. Contact Ben Dibble at 880-2077 or go to BeAScout.org
on the net for more information.
Saturday, April 7 Join your friends and neighbors at Hudson Kiwanis’ Colossal Indoor Yard Sale, which will be held at Kiwanis Hall, 14 Melendy Road, Hudson, from 8 a.m.-noon. It’s held
indoors, so it’s rain or shine. You can donate those unwanted items (electronics excluded) to the Kiwanis’ table. Net proceeds will benefit the Kiwanis’ support of youth activities in Hudson. For more information on item drop-offs or pick up, or table rentals, call Norm Cloutier at 889-4279.
Saturday, April 14 The 2012 Household Hazardous Waste season begins just in time to help you empty out your basement, garage, and shed. The first collection of 2012 will be
held Saturday, April 14, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Nashua Public Works Garage, 9 Stadium Drive, Nashua. Visit www.nashuarpc.org/hhw
for the rest of the 2012 collection schedule. Residents of Hudson, Litchfield, Pelham, and Windham are welcome to attend. For a complete list of accepted items, visit www.nashuarpc.org/hhw
or call 424-2240.
Sunday, April 15
As a public service to our area residents and their pets, the Litchfield Historical Society has again organized its annual Rabies Clinic. It will be held at the Fur
and Feather’s grooming, daycare and boarding establishment on Route 102 in Litchfield, behind and to the right of The Little Lobster Boat restaurant on April 15, from 10 a.m. until noon. Terri Briand, the Litchfield Town Clerk and Tax Collector, will be available to register Litchfield dogs, insuring that their owners meet the April 30 deadline for dog registration.
Thursdays, Arpil 5 – 26 Books and Babies for children up to 18 months and their caregivers will meet on Thursdays at 11 a.m. for the month of April at the Rodgers Memorial Library. Drop-In and join us for some singing, books and fun at the Rodgers Memorial Library!
Thursday, April 5 Hudson Democratic Town Committee is hosting retired Boston Globe Columnist John R. White for a forum about writing letters to the editor that present information and action plans, and, more importantly, get
published. This is open to the public and will be held at the Rodgers Memorial Library on Thursday, April 5, at 7:30 p.m. in the evening following our annual business meeting. The business meeting begins at 7 p.m. sharp and all registered Democrats living in Hudson are invited to participate.
Religious Events ----------
Sunday, April 1; Thursday, April 5; and Sunday, April 8 First Baptist Church of Hudson has the following services scheduled in celebration of Easter. Palm Sunday Services will be held on April 1 at 11 a.m.; Maundy
Thursday will be held on April 5 at 7 p.m.; and on Easter Sunday, April 8: Son Rise Service at Robinson Pond at 7 a.m., Contemporary Worship
Board of Selectmen, Town Hall, 7:00 p.m., Mondays; second and fourth Monday Boy Scout Troop 11, Litchfield Community Church, 259 Charles Bancroft Hwy, 7:00 p.m., every Monday during the school year. 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
Litchfield Regular Meetings & Events Jennifer-DuaneDionne@comcast.net
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
Lichfield Play Group, Every Tuesday, 9 a.m., call Jessie at 603-420-8009 for more information.
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.
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Service at 9 a.m., and Traditional Worship Service at 11 a.m. Please join us to celebrate Easter – the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ.
School Activities --
Saturday, March 31 and Sunday, April 1 The Alvirne Music Department presents Cabaret 2012 “Made in America.” Performances are on March 31 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.,
and April 1 at 1 p.m. at the Alvirne High School Gym. For tickets call 880-4014. Come and enjoy a wonderful show put on by our talented students.
Monday, April 2 The Hudson School District invites parents to a Math Night with Mahesh Sharma on April 2 at the Hills Garrison Elementary School.
The program will begin at 6:30 p.m. and end at 8 p.m. The Girl Scouts will be providing babysitting. Come take this opportunity to come hear about the wonderful work that Professor Sharma is doing with our schools.
Wednesday, April 4 The Alvirne High School Guidance Department will host a Junior Parent College Information Night from 6:30- 8:30 p.m. in the Band Room. This evening session will address the college admission and financial aid processes and is intended to help parents of high school juniors who were unable to attend Destination College at SNHU. Topics to be discussed include: how to begin the college search, how to prepare for a college fair, registering for the SAT, questions to ask college representatives, college admission criteria, types of financial aid available to students, scholarship search resources, and timelines. If you plan to attend, please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
Sports & Recreation ---
Saturday, March 31 The Litchfield Baseball Association (LBA) will hold their 2012 Spring Baseball Registration on March 31 from 9 a.m.- noon at the Litchfield Middle School (LMS). For more information, visit
Saturday, March 31 Litchfield’s 1st annual Easter egg hunt is being held at Talent hall/Jewett field in Roy Memorial Park. The party starts at noon and the Easter egg hunt will begin promptly at 12:30 p.m., so you must be at the hall and at designated area no later than 12:15 p.m. for guaranteed participation. There will be a large and a small bounce house, refreshments, entertainment area for before and after hunt, raffles, community activity information, and a goody bag for every child. Bring your Easter baskets. Because this is our first year we are asking that you reserve your child’s spot in the hunt by either e-mailing kryckette@ myfairpoint.net
or by calling Jessie at 420-8009, be sure to leave your child/ren’s names and ages. The rain/snow date will be Saturday, April 14.
Friday, April 6 Hudson’s annual Easter Egg Hunt will take place on Friday, April 6, at the ampi- theater field at Benson Park. The times are 6:00 p.m. for children in grade 1 and under, and 6:30 p.m. for children in grades
2-5. For more information, contact the Recreation Center at 880-1600.
Saturday, April 7 The Hudson United Soccer Club Youth Recreational Spring Soccer Sign-ups will be held on Saturday, April 7 from noon-2 p.m. at the Hudson Recreational Building, 2 Oakwood Street. Registration is also available online by e-mailing Christine Lizotte at email@example.com
. For more information, refer to our Website at: www. hudsonsoccer.org
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, Recreation Center, 10 a.m., Last Friday (except December) Hudson Boy Scout Troop 252, St. Kathryn Parish, Tuesday, 7 p.m. Hudson Democrats, Rodgers Memorial Library, first Thursday, 7:00 p.m.
Hudson Dog Park Committee, Hudson Town Hall, 7 p.m., second and fourth Tuesday 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 p.m., second Thursday.
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