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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.
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. 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, contact director Cindy Jury at 898-5493 or info@ salemfamilyresources.org
Monday, April 23 – Tuesday, April 24 Griffin Park Parking Lot Project: Please be advised that the Griffin Park Parking lot will be closed from dawn on Monday, April 23 through approximately 5:00
p.m. on Tuesday, April 24 to allow for paving and striping. This project will proceed weather permitting, and may be subject to change. We ask that residents check windhamnewhampshire.com
for the latest updates, and we thank you for your cooperation during this closure.
Thursday, April 26 The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive at St. Patrick’s Parish Hall in Pelham from 3-8 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.
Friday, April 27 A representative of the US Small Business Administration will be in Windham from 1-4 p.m. at the Community Development Department, 3 North Lowell Road, to meet with those looking to start a small business, as well as those that are already operating a local business, to help identify resources available to help your business succeed. SBA supports small businesses through financial assistance, training, counseling, federal procurement opportunities, exporting and other areas to help small businesses succeed. No appointment is necessary, but if you would like to
schedule a specific time to meet with the Business Development Specialist, you can contact Laura Scott, Community Development Director at 432- 3806 or firstname.lastname@example.org
to schedule a time. For more information on the SBA, visit www.sba.gov
Saturday, April 28 The Pelham Police Department will be participating in the “National Drug Take Back Initiative” that will be held at the police station on April 28 from 10 a.m. until
2 p.m. Citizens are not required to speak with an officer when dropping off the drugs. Citizens are encouraged to drop off their old, unused/discarded pharmaceutical prescriptions at the police station. Needles, drug paraphernalia and liquids will not be accepted. This program is for pharmaceutical prescription drugs or drug packaged in their original containers.
Saturday, April 28 The Windham Woman’s Club will hold a Yard Sale from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Donations will be accepted on Friday, April 27 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. (No clothing, combustibles,
or electronics.) This will be held upstairs at Windham Town Hall. Proceeds to benefit the WWC Scholarship fund.
Wednesday, May 2 Conservative Gubernatorial candidate Ovide Lamontagne will attend a Meet and Greet in his honor on Wednesday, May 2, at 7 p.m. at the home of Ken Eyring,
3 Locksley Road, Windham. This event is open to the public, and it provides an opportunity to personally meet and speak with Ovide about the issues that concern you most. No need to RSVP. If you need more information, you can contact Ken by phone at 434-4836, or email at email@example.com
Friday, May 4 The John H. Hargreaves Memorial VFW Post 10722 is announcing their 2nd annual VFW Loyalty Day Banquet recognizing
Pelham’s Finest. The banquet will be held from 6-9 p.m. at St. Patrick’s Parish Center. Come out and help our VFW Post members cheer Pelham’s Police/Firefighter of the Year, Teacher of the Year, our area Voice of Democracy winner, Patriot’s Pen winner, Boy Scout “Eagle Scout” and Girl Scout “Gold/Silver/Bronze Award” recipients, and see who else has earned many thanks for their community volunteerism. There is a cost for the dinner. RSVP to Mark/Rita McCabe 635-1540 by April 25 so that we can have a count for food. Seating is limited! Walk-ups are always welcome.
Friday, May 18 Ellie Morin’s long time friend, Allison Doucette, has planned a memorial event to celebrate Ellie’s life. Ellie died unexpectedly and tragically last December.
The event will take place from 7-10 p.m. at the Searles School and Chapel, 35 Range Road, Windham. There will be many raffle items, from
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handmade quilts, to gift cards, to local business establishments, generously donated by local businesses and other kind hearts. Food and beverages will be provided. All proceeds will go to the Elizabeth Claire Memorial Scholarship. For more information, contact Allison Doucette at firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday, April 23; Tuesday, April 24; Wednesday, April 25; and Friday, April 27
April 23 through 27 is school
vacation week in Pelham. If you are looking for some fun things to
do, make sure you stop in at the library! Our theme for the week is “Celebrate the Earth” and we will be doing lots of earth friendly activities. On Monday, April 23, form 10- 11 a.m., it’s “Recycled Art Day.” We will have a variety of recycled items for you to choose from to create your our special work of art. Tuesday night, April 24 from 6-7:30 p.m., come to the library to make a real birdhouse. You just need to bring a hammer and some safety goggles. Call or stop by to pre-register for this program so that we will have enough kits for everyone. On Wednesday, April 25, from 10-11 a.m. we will be making terrariums in recycled soda bottles. Then on Friday, April 27, from 10-11 a.m., you can come to the library to decorate your own compost bin. This is also a program that needs pre-registration so that we can make sure to get enough bins for all.
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Friday, April 27, Saturday, April 28 and 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
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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
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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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 6:15-7:15
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. Bring a club or borrow one of theirs at no cost. Registrations are available at our 6 Village Green, Pelham, office or you may register online at https://webtrac.pelhamweb.com
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or call 635-2721 with questions.
Starting Tuesday, May 1 Pelham Parks and Recreation, 6 Village Green, is offering a new First Kicks program for children ages 2-5 starting outdoors 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! Registration forms can be printed from our website at www.pelhamweb.com/
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Wednesday, May 2 – Wednesday, June 13 Pelham Parks and Recreation is holding registration for the 2012 Spring Tot Soccer Program, which is open to boys/girls, ages 3 and 4 (age 3 by May 1), and will be held
at the Village Green (in front of Pelham Library and Town Hall), starting on May 2 through June 13 at 6 p.m. Deadline to register is April 23. Registration forms are at our office or register online at www. pelhamweb.com/recreation
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