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Saturday, April 14 Volunteers are needed! Salem’s Field of Dreams annual Spring Clean Up will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Field of Dreams, located on Geremonty
Drive, across from the Salem Court House. Come and help clean up Salem’s only non-profit park and playground. Bring your rakes, tarps, leaf blowers, hedge trimmers, gloves, etc. Coffee, donuts, bagels and water will be available in the morning and pizza will be available for lunch. For more information or to let us know you will come and help, contact President Ross Trecartin at 233- 4455 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday, April 22 The third annual Salem Family Resources Tot to Teen Fashion Show and Tea event will be held on Sunday, April 22, from 1-3 p.m. at Searles Castle in Windham. Sure
to delight, the show will feature two-dozen local children ranging from toddlers to teens. New this year is a “Glam Gram” segment, featuring local residents nominated by their grandchildren. For more information about sponsorships, event or programming of Salem Family Resources, contact director Cindy Jury at 898-5493 or info@ salemfamilyresources.org
. Musical entertainment and refreshments round out a sweet and elegant afternoon at the historic Searles Castle. Ticket- holders have the unique opportunity to tour this beautiful facility at the conclusion of the event. Advance tickets may be purchased online at Salem Family Resources website, www. salemfamilyresources.org
or by calling Cindy Jury at 898-5493.
Saturday, May 12 The GFWC Salem Woman’s Club will hold its second Community Yard Sale to benefit World War II veterans. The sale will be outdoors from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Pleasant Street United Methodist Church, 8 Pleasant Street, Salem. The rain date is May 19. All proceeds will go to Honor Flight New England, a non-profit organization created to honor America’s World War II veterans by flying them to Washington, DC to visit the war memorials. The special day is at no cost to the veteran. Hot dogs, chips and drinks will be sold. For more information, contact Sandra Demers at 893-4179 or Phylis Marchulaitis at 898-9090.
Wednesday, April 11 The Kelley Library is hosting a “Books to Eat” contest during National Library Week. Children, ages 6-11, with their families, are challenged to create an edible work of art based on the title of a
favorite children’s book, using a familiar food such as a cake, sandwich, cookie or any other edible sculpture you can imagine. Ideas for an edible book creation can be found online at the Seattle Edible Book Festival flickr page at www.flickr. com/photos/frybooks/. Bring your family’s edible creation to the Kelley Library at 234 Main Street in Salem on Wednesday, April 11, at 6:30 p.m. The entries will be judged by the public between 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. A People’s Choice award will be given to the most creative entry. For more information about the Books to Eat contest, contact Cathy at 898-7064.
Tuesday, April 10 The Salem Historical Society will host Maggie Stier who will talk about the Old Man of the Mountain. The story of the Old Man of the Mountain is a story of NH itself, reflecting our history, arts, literature,
geography, philosophy and even public policy. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at the Old Town Hall Museum, 310 Main Street, Salem, and is open to the public free of charge. Light refreshments will be available after the meeting. For details call 893-8882 or 898-0842.
Saturday, April 14 Please join the Salem Democratic Town Committee for breakfast as we welcome our party’s candidates for governor and US House. The breakfast will be held at the
Triumphant Cross Lutheran Church, 171 Zion Hill Road (near old Route 111), Salem, at 9 a.m. There is a suggested donation for $15. Meet the candidates personally in an informal setting, while we also award our annual Fran Brennan Scholarship to a graduating Salem High School senior. US House candidate Annie Kuster will be our keynote speaker. Confirmed to-date are candidates for governor, Jackie Cilley and Maggie Hassan, as well as Joanne Dowdell, candidate for 1st district House. Please RSVP to email@example.com
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Religious Events ----------
Friday, April 20 and Saturday, April 21 Grace Assembly of God, located at 199 Zion Hill Rd, Salem, will be hosting a very informative “Bible Prophecy Conference” with Evangelist Ernest S. White. This presentation includes three dynamic large screen slide presentations on Bible Prophecy and current world events. The dates are: Friday, April 20, from 7-9 p.m., and Saturday, April 21, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be a light lunch provided from noon-1 p.m. on Saturday and a time for questions and answers. There is no admission charge for this conference, but a free will offering will be taken. All are welcome.
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Now through Friday, May 25 The Rotary Club of Greater Salem is soliciting applicants for its Community Service Scholarships (two $1,000 awards will be given) from this year’s graduating high school seniors who reside in the towns
of Salem, Atkinson, Hampstead, Windham or Pelham. Students with service activities performed in the community while in high school are urged to apply. Applications are available at the Salem High School Guidance Department or on line: www.salemnhrotary.org
or by calling 893-8167. Deadline for receipt of completed applications is May 25.
Friday, April 6 and Saturday, April 7 The After School Drama Club at the Woodbury Middle School will present a musical called: The Rockin’ Tale of Snow White, and public showings will be held on
Friday, April 6 at 6 p.m. and Saturday, April 7 at 2 p.m. at Salem High School. A cast and crew of 72 have been rehearsing since January in this funny adaptation that will make even the most jaded among us laugh out loud. Musical styles of all genres fuse to create a rousing mixture of hip-hop, rock and roll, doo wop and more! There is a small admission fee.
Friday, April 13 Salem Family Resources-Success By 6 in collaboration with the Salem School District will host a “Ready, Set, Go!” school readiness workshop on Friday,
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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Salem Teen Social Center, Kelley Library, Room B, first Thursday, 7:00 – 8:45 p.m.
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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.
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Women’s Club (GFWC) Salem Chapter, Kelley Library, Beshara Room, first Tuesday,
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April 13, at 9:30 a.m. at 171 Zion Hill Road, Salem in the Triumphant Cross Lutheran Church community center. Educators from the Salem School District and early childhood experts will present information about what young children need in order to be prepared for success when they enter school. There is no cost to attend this workshop. Children are welcome. Childcare with fun activities will be available. To help plan for childcare or for more information, contact Salem Family Resources at email@example.com
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Starting Monday, June 18 If anyone knows any child that is looking for a fabulous time at camp this summer, look no further! The Boys and Girls Club of Salem is now taking registrations for Summer Camp for only $168 a week! This fee includes all of the field trips, too! They’ll be going to Funtown, Monkey Trunks, Strategy Zone, Water Country, Amesbury Sports Park (Summer tubing), Sky Venture (indoor skydiving), Vertical Dreams (indoor rock climbing), Checkered Flag Indoor Karting, Canobie Lake Park and More! This is in addition to all of the fun that they’ll be having every other day at the Club including: swimming, arts and crafts, outdoor and gym games and our games room! Children must be members to participate in Summer Camp, and there is a yearly membership fee.
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