The Friends of the Library of Windham
29th Annual Strawberry Festival and Book Sale
Wednesday, May 30th 4:00 - 7:00pm (Preview Sale) - Nesmith
Friday, June 1st 9:00am – Noon - Nesmith Library
Saturday, June 2nd 10:00am – 4:00pm - Windham High School
10 am to 4 pm
Windham High School
| BOOKS | GAMES | DUNK TANK ! | ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD | RAFFLES |
| Red Sox TICKETS| QUILT RAFFLE | BOOTHS |
The Book Fair will begin at the Nesmith Library (on Fellows Road off of Rte 111 in Windham) with the Preview Sale (for F.L.O.W. members, Windham teachers and Windham seniors) on Wednesday, May 30th from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. This annual kick-off event is the PERFECT time to head to the library and be among the first patrons to look through and purchase books and other items! If you are not already a Friends member, plan to join that night to get the first opportunity to shop at our Book Sale. Seniors will also enjoy a 25% discount on all items purchased on Wednesday.
The general Book Fair will run Thursday, May 31st and Friday, June 1st at the Nesmith Library Multi-Purpose Room and then will join the Strawberry Festival at Windham High School on Saturday, June 2nd. The following are the hours and location:
Thursday, May 31st from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Nesmith Library)
Friday, June 1st from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (Nesmith Library)
Saturday, June 2nd from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m (Strawberry Festival at WHS)
GAME BRACELETS -- $5.00 (children ages three and under)
$7.00 (children four and older)
For this low price children can enjoy unlimited games and inflatables throughout the Festival as well as receive many prizes.
The games area will be open from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Outdoor Festival games will include Strawberry Toss, Treasure Hunt, Lollipop Tree, Gone Fishing and Hoopla. Inflatable adventures (located in the gymnasium) will include old favorites like Obstacle Course, Basketball, Speed Pitch, Hoverball and Bounce Houses.
PHOTO BOOTH 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Bring home a souvenir 4x6 photo of your day at the Strawberry Festival.
FACE PAINTING AND SAND ART FUN !
And don’t forget to participate in the STAR BERRY HUNT!
First Aid Services and our Mother's Quiet Room will join balloon animals inside Windham High School.
All of the designs submitted by our young artists from our Design Contest will deck the halls of the High School Atrium.
Visit our outdoor Dunk Tank! It’s sure to make a splash when our local “dunkees” take turns in the tank.
11:00 AM Ryan Bartlett P.E. Teacher GBS
11:20 AM Joel Burdette Media Director GBS
11:40 AM Kathi Carleton Grade 3 Teacher GBS
12:00 PM Debra Armfield Principal GBS
12:20 PM Christi Michaud Assistant Principal GBS
12:40 PM Mike Hachey Grade 1 Teacher GBS
1:00 PM Zachary Brown Lions Club
1:20 PM Dennis Senibaldi Transfer Station Supervisor
1:40 PM Dennis Senibaldi Good Sport & Glutton for Punishment!
2:00 PM Tammy Serra Guidance Counselor GBS
2:20 PM Rory O’Connor Grade 5 Teacher WCS
2:40 PM Mike Joanis Windham School Board Member
3:00 PM Deanna Tewksbury Grade 2 Teacher GBS
* Schedule subject to change.
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The entertainment schedule is jam-packed this year with performances both inside the High School Auditorium and outside on the lawn.
The schedule for this year includes:
10:00 AM Opening Ceremony - Boy Scouts Troop 263/Girl Scouts Troop 12308 *
10:03 - 10:05 AM Emma Joanis - National Anthem *
10:10 - 10:30 AM Dance Academy of Windham
10:35 - 10:55 AM Karate International
11:00 - 11:20 AM The Glee! Club/Soulfege A Cappella
11:20 - 11:30 AM Scholarship Announcements *
11:30 - 12:30 PM Windham Community Band *
11:30 - 11:50 PM Story Dance Touring Company mini-musical "The Lorax"
12:00 - 12:25 PM Happy Feet Dance School
12:30 - 1:00 PM Alex Romanov - Classical Guitar
12:45 - 1:15 PM WHS Cheerleaders *
1:05 - 1:45 PM Dance Impressions
1:30 - 2:30 PM "The Wind and the Willows" performed by WHS Theatre Arts students *
1:55 - 2:25 PM NE Gymnastics Training Center
2:30 - 2:55 PM Professional Martial Arts Academy
3:00 - 3:30 PM Band - Sunglasses at Night *
3:45 - 3:55 PM Raffle Announcements *
3:55 - 4:00 PM Closing Ceremony - Boy Scouts Troop 266 *
The Festival will be emceed by DJ Brian Guessetto. Performances marked with an asterisk will be held outside.
Bring your appetite to the Windham High School cafeteria!
Enjoy a variety of culinary delights from local restaurants including:
The Common Man Restaurant
Kendall Pond Pizza
The Lobster Tail
The Kitchen at Windham Junction
It would not be the Strawberry Festival without HOMEMADE STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKES for the adults
and mini (make your own) sundaes or shortcakes for the kids.
Head outside for lawn seating as
Local Celebrity Chefs will be grilling hot dogs, hamburgers and sausages at the “Chuck Wagon” Grills.
Glen’s Cone will be on the lawn and have tasty treats for the children including cotton candy, slushies, fried dough, pretzels and fresh squeezed lemonade.
Feeling LUCKY??!! Raffle tickes are $1 per ticket, or $10 for 15 tickets!
Awesome Prize Baskets -- See them on display at the Nesmith Library!
There is something for every member of the family at the Raffles Table.
The following local businesses have donated a wonderful variety of prizes:
|Artistic Creations||Karate International||Tastefully Simple (rep. Stephanie Wright)|
|B Designs||Kendall Pond Pizza||Town of Windham Recreation Dept|
|Bella Viaggio Salon & Spa||Kindermusik||Tuscan Kitchen|
|Bella Vino||Lucias Bodega||Victorian Park Family Entertainment|
|Campbell’s Scottish Highlands Golf||the Librarians||Windham Deli|
|Clean Monster Car Wash||Maddies||Windham Junction Country Store & Kitchen|
|Clix Portrait Studio||Manchester Monarchs||Windham Orthodontics|
|Common Man||Marjorie’s Professional Pet Grooming,||Windham Restaurant|
|Canobie Lake Park||Jessica Miller||Windham Women’s Business Connection|
|CV Life Sciences Advisors LLC||New Hampshire Fisher Cats||Woof Woof Professional Dog Services|
|Dance Academy of Windham||O’Neil Theatre||Zorvino Vineyard|
|Dance Impressions||Pampered Chef (rep. Audra Linardos)|
|Delahunty’s Nursery & Florist||Park Place Lanes|
|FLOW||Professional Martial Arts Academy|
|Fringe Boutique||Salem Athletic Club|
|Happy Feet Dance School||Soleil Salon|
|Jazzercise||Sweet Treats 4 You,|
The Friends of the Library have their own
~ MEMBERSHIP RAFFLE ~
Re-new or initiate a F.L.O.W. Membership on or before the Festival
and your name will automatically be placed in a drawing to win
two Red Sox Tickets!
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Nesmith Quilters will be raffling off a beautiful handmade quilt.
Festival’s Partner Level Sponsors
Dr. Anne B. Filler, DMD, FAGD
Canobie Lake Veterinary Hospital
Collins Dentistry for Children
MacMulkin Chevrolet Cadillac
Tim Barchard's Professional Martial Arts Academy
~ Nesmith Library’s Summer Reading Program Table ~
This summer's exciting programs for children and teens will be announced!
~ Nesmith Library Staff and Trustees Table ~
Learn about the GMILCS consortium and other wonderful services available to you at the Library.
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For more information, please the FLOW website at www.flowwindham.org.
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