Good for the Community Your Hometown Community Calendar Community Events ---------
Saturday, May 5 “Big Prize Bingo” comes to the First Congregational Church, 15 Lawrence Road, Salem, from 6-10 p.m. to help the
church raise money for the Scott Marino Fund to provide handicapped access to the
church. Scott Marino, a resident of Windham and a long-term member of our church, was injured in a car accident in 2010 and is a quadriplegic. Dinner and Bingo prizes have been donated by local businesses and include amusement park tickets, food baskets, gift certificates for restaurants, yoga classes, trips to the beauty salon and more. Only 80 tickets will be sold, giving you an excellent chance to win. It is recommended that you buy your tickets in advance to guarantee that you will able to participate. Tickets include a light dinner and 20 bingo cards. Call the church for tickets at 603-893-3421.
Sunday, May 6 and Sunday, June 3 Bishop Peterson Council#4442, Knights of Columbus and the Salem Kiwanis is sponsoring two full breakfasts at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 37 Main Street, Salem. The Breakfasts are in support of this
year’s Relay For Life Event, sponsored by The American Cancer Society, which will be held at Salem High School in June. All proceeds will go directly to The American Cancer Society. Dates for the breakfasts are Sunday, May 6 from 8- 10:30 a.m. and Sunday, June 3, 8-10:30 a.m. The Cost will be $5.00 per person or $15.00 for a family of four. Please come and support this great cause. Pop in, no reservations necessary. There will also be chance drawings and more!
Monday, May 7 The Salem Train Station will be open from 6-8 p.m. Videos of the history of the Town of Salem and transportation will be shown as well as the history of Canobie Lake Park
and Rockingham Race Track. These videos and books are on Salem and all proceeds go towards the maintenance of the building. The final phase of the restoration of the depot will be the landscaping. Just had “date nails” donated so come and learn the history of them. If you have any history you would like to share, please let the volunteers record it. Any questions, please call Marie or Beverly at 893-8882.
Tuesday, May 8 The Salem Historical Society is sponsoring a presentation, “Your Hit Parade – 25 Years Presenting America’s Top Popular Songs” at 7 p.m. at the Old Town Hall Museum, 310 Main Street, Salem. This event will be presented by Calvin Knickerbocker. The presentation will be free and is open to the public. The presentation will cover the history of the popular music show, “Your Hit Parade” that ran on both television and radio from 1935 until 1959. This program is supported by the New Hampshire Humanities Council. For details call 893-8882.
Your Hometown Community Calendar School Activities ----------
Tuesday, May 8 Salem Family Resources- Success By 6 in collaboration with the Salem School District will host a “Ready, Set, Go!” school readiness workshop, at
Thursday, May 10 The Salem Lions Club will be hosting the Annual Spring Social, at Harris Pelham Inn. The Spring Social is a Salem Lions Club annual fundraising event with proceeds
benefiting the club’s Service Dog Project. Each year the Social raises money for the Lions Club project to provide service dogs to eligible members of the community needing them. This year, the grand raffle prize will be the Searles Castle Event Center Dinner for 6! Only 200 tickets will be sold. Tickets will be sold in advance of the Spring SociaL by calling Pam at 479-0853. Along with approximately 50 raffle baskets, you also have the chance to win a flat screen TV, a wine tasting, Golf Outing for 4, and more. Tickets for the Social are also available and includes dinner, a special door prize raffle ticket and five raffle tickets. Help support the Salem Lions Club and enjoy a fun night with friends. Call Pam at 479-0853 for your tickets.
Saturday, May 12 The American Legion Auxiliary Unite 63 proudly presents Paratom’s Ghosts of Pine Grove Cemetery Lecture and Cemetery Ghost Walk, which will begin at 7 p.m.
Join Tom Lynch and the ParaTom Investigative Unit for an evening of lecture and then chills, as they walk you into the unknown within the walls of historic Pine Grove Cemetery in Salem. Experience a live EVP session in the hopes of raising the long silenced voices of those departed. Bring your camera and flashlight. The walk will start at 7 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, 38 Millville Street, Salem. There is a cost for the ticket. Visit www. paratom.com
to purchase tickets online or purchase tickets at the door. Tom’s book “Paratom’s Guide To The Paranormal Investigations” will be on sale at the hall. Support our veterans by attending this special event. Proceeds to help fund veterans projects through the American Legion and its Auxiliary.
9:30 a.m. at Triumphant Cross Lutheran Church Community Center, 171 Zion Hill Road, Salem. This workshop is free. Children are welcome and childcare with fun activities will be available. To help plan for childcare or for more information, contact Salem Family Resources at info@ salemfamilyresources.org
or 603 898-5493.
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
Seminars & Courses---
Monday, May 7 and Wednesday, May 9 The Ingram Senior Center, 1 Sally Sweets Way, Salem, will be hosting an AARP Driver Safety Class. The two session class will run from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. each day. The class includes information on defensive
driving techniques and age related changes to vision, hearing, reaction time and more. Class is open to any age driver, but is geared to people over 50. There is a fee for the course, with a discount for AARP members. To register, call 890-2190.
Tuesday, May 8 ServiceLink Resource Center of Rockingham County is offing a New to Medicare Workshop from 1-3 p.m. at the ServiceLink office, 287 Lawrence Road,
Salem. The workshop will review the basics of Medicare Part A and Part B, Medicare Prescription Drug Plans, Medicare Supplemental Plans, Medicare Advantage, and Preventing Medicare Fraud and Abuse. Call 898-9769 to register.
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
Korean Methodist Church of NH 8 Pleasant Street • Sunday Worship Service, 11:30 a.m.; Thursday Bible Study, 7 p.m.; Morning Prayer, 5 a.m., Monday – Friday
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 Lawrence Road (Foss School Building). (898-5493) Cindy Jury, Executive Director, Salem Family Resources–Success By 6 Salem Community Emergency Response Team, Trustees room, ADP, 11 Northeast Blvd, second Wednesday, 6 p.m. New recruits are welcome to attend.
Salem Crossing #2, Kelley Library, Room B, third Wednesday, 7 – 8 p.m. Salem Crossing #3/Rockingham Commons, Kelley Library, Room B, third Monday, 6:30 – 8:45 p.m.
Salem Museum, 310 Main Street, Open Mondays, 2 – 5 p.m. (890-2280) Salem NH Citizen Corps, Knightly Room, Town Hall, second Tuesday, 7 p.m. Salem Republican Town Committee, first Thursday, 7:00 p.m., Kelley Library, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Salem Senior Services, open Mon. – Thurs., 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Salem Teen Social Center, Kelley Library, Room B, first Thursday, 7:00 – 8:45 p.m.
Salem Writers Group, Kelley Library, Conf. Room, second Tuesday, 10 a.m. – noon.
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.
Winning Speakers Club, Senior Center, Lowell Road, second and fourth Wednesday, 7 p.m.
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.
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Wednesday, May 16 – Tuesday, May 20 The Salem Boys and Girls Club is offering American Red Cross Lifeguard Training, to take place May 16-20. The course includes Standard First Aid, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, as well as Rescue and Recovery skills. Candidates must be 15 years old and meet all prerequisite requirements for participation. Attendance at all meeting times is required. The class will meet Wednesday and Friday, May 16 and 18, from 6 to 9:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, May 19 and 20, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. There is a cost for the course. Space is limited, so register early. Registration is open at the Salem Boys and Girls Club. Payment is expected at the time of registration. For more information call 603-898-7709.
Sports & Recreation ---
Saturday, May 5 Salem Youth Baseball will be having its Annual SYB Day to kick off the 2nd season of our Challenger Division for the local children with special needs as
well as T-ball. This year will be a carnival- like atmosphere for the entire league to enjoy and will feature a skills competition, a dunk-your- coach dunk tank, and lots of raffle prizes and free giveaways. Please join us to cover this wonderful event which will begin with a parade led by the Salem Fire Department at 10:15 a.m., followed by Opening Ceremonies at 10:45 a.m., Challenger League Opening Day at 11:15 a.m., and skills competition at 1:00 p.m.
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