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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 email@example.com
Sunday, April 22 The third annual Salem Family Resources Tot to Teen Fashion Show and Tea event will be held from 1-3 p.m. at Searles Castle in Windham. 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. The organization will also present its 2012 Children’s Champion Award to a local child advocate at this event. For more information, contact director Cindy Jury at 898-5493 or info@s alemfamilyresources.org
. 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 Annual Spring Fling Art Show and Sale will be at the Woodbury School at 206 Main Street in Salem, NH. Hours are 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. This is a free event with ample parking at the school. Members of the Greater Salem Artists Association (GSAA) and their guests will share their original paintings, prints and note cards for exhibit and purchase. Watch artists at work and check out the exhibit of paintings offered for competition. Enjoy live music and the always-popular “Cookie Walk”. Enter the Raffle for a chance to win art or other great prizes, with proceeds going to help support the GSAA and fund a scholarship for a promising local art student. For more information, see www.th
or check us out on Facebook at www.facebook.com/GreaterSalemArtistsAssociation
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.
Tuesday, April 17 In this month’s Kids Art Series at the Kelley Library, children will look at lighthouses in art and be inspired to create their own lighthouse. This program is for children in grades 2-5, and will be held at 3:30 p.m.
Pre-registration is required. Call Corrie at 898-7064 to sign-up, or stop by the Kelley Library Children’s Room.
Thursday, April 19 The Kelley Library will hold Teen Book Buddies at 2:30 p.m. Teens, age 12-16, will be paired with little Book Buddies, age 4-9 years old, for one-to-one reading
and other related activities for 20-30 minutes. Registration required for Teen Buddies and little Book Buddies. Sign-up in the Children’s Room, or call Cathy at 898-7064.
Thursday, April 19 The Kelley Library presents Beyond the Basics of Home Decorating at 7 p.m. Create a fresh look with familiar pieces with help from Kerri Durkee of Functional
Home Designs. Learn how to reuse, recycle and repurpose items found in the home to create new decorating ideas. For more information about this presentation and other KLAS offerings, visit the library’s webpage at www.kelleylibrary.org
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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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. Rev. White is an experienced Bible Prophecy teacher, having been teaching Bible Prophecy for over 25 years. 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, but a free will offering will be taken. All are welcome. For more information, call 898-1650 or email email@example.com
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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
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of Salem, Atkinson, Hampstead, Windham or Pelham. 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 applications is May 25.
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, Atkinson Country Club, 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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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.
Friday, May 11 The Salem School District will be conducting a free screening for Salem children, ages birth to six years old, who are suspected of having vision problems, hearing problems or developmental concerns, which will be held at the Fisk School. The purpose of the screening is to identify children who may require special education. Appointments are required; spaces are limited. For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact Linda Collier, Special Services Secretary, Salem School District, 893-7040, 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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