The Friends of the Library of Windham

present the

29th Annual Strawberry Festival and Book Sale

 

 

Book Fair:

 

Wednesday, May 30th 4:00 - 7:00pm (Preview Sale) - Nesmith Library
Thursday, May 31st 9:00am - 5:00pm - Nesmith Library

Friday, June 1st 9:00am – Noon - Nesmith Library

Saturday, June 2nd 10:00am – 4:00pm - Windham High School

 

Strawberry Festival 

June 2

10 am to 4 pm

at the

Windham High School

 

 

| BOOKS | GAMES | DUNK TANK ! | ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD | RAFFLES |

| Red Sox TICKETS| QUILT RAFFLE | BOOTHS |

 

BOOKS:

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)

 

GAMES:

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.

 

DUNK TANK

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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ENTERTAINMENT:  

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.

 

 

FOOD:

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

Kumo Sushi

The Lobster Tail

The Kitchen at Windham Junction

Windham Deli

 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

 

RAFFLES:

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!

Boston Red Sox

 

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 Nesmith Quilters will be raffling off a beautiful handmade quilt.

 

BOOTHS:  

Festival’s Partner Level Sponsors

Dr. Anne B. Filler, DMD, FAGD

Canobie Lake Veterinary Hospital

Collins Dentistry for Children

The Eagle-Tribune

Karate International

MacMulkin Chevrolet Cadillac

Tim Barchard's Professional Martial Arts Academy

 

LIBRARY BOOTHS

~ 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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updated 05/22/12