Good for the Community Your Hometown Community Calendar Community Events ---------
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 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 Pelham and Windham are welcome to attend. For a complete list of accepted items, visit www.nashuarpc.org/
hhw or call 424-2240.
Saturday, April 14 The Windham Cooperative Kindergarten and Nursery School, 12 Industrial Drive, Windham, is sponsoring a Community Wide Kids Health and Safety Fair. In
support of this event, the Windham Lions Club will be holding our KidSight Vision and Hearing Screenings for children ages 6 month-7 years. The screenings will be held on from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Many other events planned by the Windham Cooperative Kindergarten and Nursery School including a Kids’ Bike-A-Thon from 10-11 a.m., followed by a Teddy Bear Clinic (bring your favorite doll to be checked out), Touch-a-Truck with the Windham Fire and Police Departments, Child ID Kits, a Kids Fitness Zone, Face Painting and more.
Saturday, April 21 The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive at Windham High School from 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. All eligible and new blood donors are encouraged to give blood. Donors are needed every day to make sure there is an adequate blood supply for patients in need.
Saturday, April 21 Volunteers are needed! Windham will hold its annual Earth Day Spring Clean-up, in an effort to help keep the town clean and beautiful. Those who want to help pick
up litter along the roadways and at the recreational areas of Windham are asked to show up at the Bartley House by 9 a.m.
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. The organization, which offers a wide range of programs and resources for families with young children, will also present its 2012 Children’s Champion Award to a local child advocate at this event. For more information about sponsorships, event or programming of Salem Family Resources, contact director Cindy Jury at 898-5493 or info@sal emfamilyresources.org
Saturday, April 14 Pelham’s Relay For Life Committee will hold an art workshop for children ages 4- 11 at the Pelham Public Library taught by local art instructor Michele Pinksten and
preschool teacher Dawn Rideout. Children will use acryllic paints and express their personal art on canvas. Followed up by an official ‘gallery showing,’ this will be a fun time for everyone. Best of all, 100% of your $40 donation proceeds go to the national Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Pelham. To sign up, contact Michele or Dawn at firstname.lastname@example.org
or dawn_ email@example.com
Now through Monday, April 16 Celebrate National Library Week 2012 (April 8-14)! The 2012 theme for National Library Week is “You belong at your library.” The Pelham Library is sponsoring
a Town Wide Scavenger Hunt, which consists of gathering library bookmarks and other information at a variety of places around town. For example, go to Hannaford’s here in town and collect your library bookmark- 10 points. If you also are able to get this bookmark autographed by the store manager, Catie Chatman, you earn an extra 25 points! Participants have two weeks to complete the contest. On Monday morning, April 16, we will draw three names from the children, teen and adult entries to win cool prizes! Stop by the library today to pick up your contest form.
Thursday, April 19 Just in time for planning one’s new gardens, the Windham Garden Club’s next meeting will feature a talk on “Old- Fashioned and New-Fangled Geraniums.” Led by Kari Allard, the program will
demonstrate the best ways to grow and care for the ever-popular plant. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. at the Windham Town Hall with a spring refreshments table. Team assignments for the Club’s 22nd annual Plant Sale, to be held at Town Hall parking lot on May 19, will also be on the agenda. Membership and program information may be found at www.windhamgardenclub.com
or by phoning Jill Martin at 598-0431.
Religious Events ----------
Friday, April 20 First Congregational Church of Pelham UCC, 3 Main Street, will hold a free Community Dinner from 5:45-7 p.m.
The Mission Committee of the First Congregational Church of Pelham UCC is sponsoring the dinner in the Fellowship Hall. There is no charge for the meal. All are welcome.
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School Activities ----------
Friday, April 27, Saturday, April 28 & Sunday, April 29 Tickets are now on sale for one of the most popular musicals of all time - Meredith Willson’s “The Music Man,”
presented by Windham Actors Guild. The show will be held at the Windham High School Theater, 64 London Bridge Road, Windham, for three performances. The curtain opens Friday, April 27 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, April 28 at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, April 29 at 2 p.m. Tickets may be purchased in advance at www.windhamactorsguild.com
Sunday, April 29 The Pelham High School Baseball Program will present a free showing of “Angels in the Outfield” at noon. The special guest will be the Pelham Police
Department, who is a proud supporter of the Pelham Pythons Baseball Program. Starting at 11:15 a.m. the Varsity Baseball Team will have an autograph session where everyone is invited to stop by early and get something signed. Admission will be free or you can give a $1 donation per person to the PHS Baseball Program. One hundred percent of the proceeds will benefit your own Pelham Pythons Baseball Program.
Wednesday, May 2 Pelham Elementary School welcomes Richard Pollack, PhD from IdentifyUS LLC to give a talk on “Head Lice, Bed Bugs, and Ticks, Oh My!” in the PES Gymnasium
at 6 p.m. He will provide education and guidance regarding pests such as Head Lice, Bed Bugs and Ticks. Open to the community. Funded by PES PTA. Certificate of attendance will be available.
Sports & Recreation ---
Saturday, April 14 Windham High School will hold a 10K Road Race and a 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk Fundraiser in and effort to raise funds to build an outdoor track at the High School. The event will be held rain, snow or shine.
The 10K will begin at 9 a.m., and the 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk will begin at 11 a.m. at Windham High School, 64 London Bridge Road.
Wednesdays, April 18 – June 27 Pelham Parks and Recreation will offer an Advanced Theatre production of Penny Candy, for ages 10 and up. Rehearsals will be on Wednesdays, April 18 - June 27 from 3:30–5:30 p.m. in Sherburne Hall (in town hall). Productions will be on June 29 at 7 p.m. and June 30 at 4 and 7 p.m. Size of group is limited; first come, first serve. Registration form at 6 Village Green or online at www.pelhamweb.com/recreation
Windham Regular Meetings & Events
American Legion Post 109, Town Hall, upstairs, 7:30 p.m., third Tuesday
CHADD, Windham Presbyterian Church, 7:30 p.m., third Thursday (Judy Holt, 880-4997)
Conservation Commission, Planning & Development Conference room, 7 p.m., second and fourth Thursday
Garden Club, Windham Town Hall, 7:30 p.m., third Thursday (except July/August)
Hannah Dustin Quilters Guild, Hudson Community Center, 9 a.m., first Monday (except June – August)
Historic District/Heritage Commission, Bartley House, 4 p.m., second Wednesday
Lions Club, Windham Senior Center, 7 p.m., first and third Wednesday (except July & August) Visitors are always welcome.
MOMS Club, (Moms supporting moms), Windham Bible Chapel, second Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. (Contact: Nicole Sharpe, nicole.p.sh
Pelham Community Spirit Group, VFW Hall, 7 p.m., third Thurs.
Planning Board, Planning & Development Conference Room, 7:00 p.m., first and third Wednesday
Recreation Committee, Planning & Development Conference Room, 7 p.m., third Thursday
Selectmen, Planning Department, 7 p.m., Mondays Technical Advisory Committee, SAU Building, 7 p.m.,
second Thursday (except July, August, December)
Toastmasters, Windham Senior Center, 7 p.m., second Wednesday Windham Bible Chapel Youth Group, 6:30 p.m., Wednesdays
Windham Democratic Town Committee, third or fourth Thursday, see www.windems.org
for date and location.
Windham Newcomers & Friends, Membership, Koffee Klatch, 10 a.m., second Tuesday; Windham Depot Rail Trail, 9:30 a.m., Thursdays
Windham Woman’s Club, Windham Town Hall, 11:30 a.m., first Wednesday, September through May; second Wednesday in January (434-5096)
Zoning Board, Planning & Devel. Conference Room, 7:30 p.m., second and fourth Tuesday.
Pelham Regular Meetings & Events
Animal Rescue Network of New England, Pelham Police Department Community Service Room, first Monday, 7 – 8 p.m.
Budget Committee meeting, Mondays and Thursdays, 7:30 p.m.
Conservation Commission, Sherburne Hall, 7:30 p.m., second Wednesday
Council on Aging, Pelham Senior Center, 1 p.m., first Thursday (except July and August)
CTAC, Town Hall Annex, 7 p.m., second Wednesday
GriefShare, grief recovery support group, Mondays, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Crossroads Baptist Church
Hannah Dustin Quilters Guild, Hudson Community Center, 9 a.m., first Monday (except June-August) Historical Society, Historical Society Building, fourth Monday Knights of Columbus, K of C Hall, 7:30 p.m., first Wednesday Library Trustees, Pelham Library, 6:30 p.m., second Wednesday
MOMS (Moms Offering Moms Support), Pelham Public Library, Molly Hobbs Room, 9:30 – 10:30 a.m., First Monday (unless it’s a holiday, then second Monday).
MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) and MOMSnext (Mothers of school aged children), Crossroads Baptist Church, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m., first and third Thursdays of most months. (For info., call 635-1556)
Pelham Community Spirit Group, VFW Hall, 7 p.m., third Thursday Planning Board, Town Hall, 7:00 p.m., first and third Monday
Pulpit Rock Lodge Number 103, A&FM Meeting, every second Monday (except July and August), 7:30 p.m., at the Lodge.
Pulpit Rock Lodge’s Public Breakfast, every third Sunday (except July and August) 8 – 10 a.m.
Royal Red Hat Society, Pelham Senior Center, 1:00 p.m., first Monday
Rockingham County Women’s Connection, Rockingham Race Track, Belmont Room, 11:30 a.m., third Tuesday
Selectmen, Sherburne Hall, 6:30 p.m., Tuesdays Single Mom Small Group, 7 p.m., Fridays, Mindy 635-8679 St. Patrick School Board, School Library, 7 p.m., second Tuesday
Support Group for Parents of Children with Special Needs/Unique Challenges, Pelham Public Library, Molly Hobbs Room, 6:30 p.m., First Thursday
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Mondays, April 30 – June 11 Pelham Parks And Recreation will offer Art Classes for children ages 6 and up at Sherburne Hall (room off the hall). Classes for Beginners will run from 3:30–5 p.m., and for Advanced will run from 5–6:30
p.m. on Monday evenings April 30 – June 11 (skip Monday, May 28 – Memorial Day). No experience or equipment needed. Size of groups is limited; first come, first serve. Registration form at 6 Village Green or online at www.pe
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. Call 635-2721 with any questions or email Recreation@pelhamweb.com
Starting Monday, April 30 Pelham Parks and Recreation is now taking registrations for Adult and Youth Golf lessons starting Monday, April 30 for 4 weeks. The adult lessons are 6:15 to
7:15 p.m. and the youth lessons (ages 7-18) are 5-6 p.m. at Windham Country Club, Windham. There is a cost for the lessons. Registrations are available at our 6 Village Green, Pelham, NH office or you may register online at https://webtrac.pe
lhamweb. com. Call 635-2721 with any questions. Lessons are open to residents and non-residents.
Starting Tuesday, May 1 Pelham Parks and Recreation is offering a new First Kicks program for children ages 2-5 at Muldoon Park, 304 Mammoth Road, as of May 1 for 6 weeks. There is a
cost per child. The instructional lessons will run from 9-9:45 a.m. for 2 and 3 year olds; and 10- 10:45 a.m. for 4 and 5 year olds. The program engages children to promote physical activity through fun games and songs! The instruction will be given by licensed professional Challenger Sport British Soccer coaches. Registration forms can be printed from our website at www.pelhamweb.com/
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