Inside Windham


St. Patrick’s Day dance

You’re invited to attend the American Legion Field-Allen Post’s traditional Saint Patrick’s Day Dinner on Saturday, March 17 at the Windham Veterans Center. This is the tenth year the Post is hosting this event where a traditional New England boiled dinner will be served, or as an alternative, a ham main course meal will be offered. Doors open at 5 p.m. Dana Reed’s Ukulele Club will entertain diners from 6 to 7 p.m. The cost is $10 per person; children under 12 can come for free.

Mother/Son night

Windham Parks and Recreation, in partnership with Windham Youth Sports Organizations, invites you to attend their 5th Annual Mother/Son Sports Night taking place tonight at the Windham Middle School Gym from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The event is open to mothers, grandmothers, aunts, sisters, and other special women of boys 5th grade and under. Tickets are $25 per couple. For families with more than one son eligible to attend, the cost is $10 per extra son. Tickets are not available at the door, so if you’d like to come, please call Windham Parks and Recreation at 892-1905 to secure your spot. Snow date is March 23.

Windham Alumni Association meeting
Are you interested in being part of The Windham Alumni Association committee? If so, there will be an informational meeting in the Alumni Room (next to the gym) at Windham High School on Saturday, March 10, at 10 a.m. The group is looking for people who like to share new ideas or may want to become committee members. All attendees of Windham schools are welcome to participate.

Windham Historical Society program

Learn about Women’s Suffrage in Maine when local author Anne Gass visits the Windham Historical Society for their March 26 program. Anne will discuss her book, “Voting Down the Rose,” the story of her great-grandmother, Florence Brooks Whitehouse, who was a leader in the movement in New England from 1914 to 1920. The talk will be accompanied by a slide show. The program begins at 7 p.m. and will be at the Historical Society Headquarters at 234 Windham Center Road. Suggested donation: $5.00. Light refreshments will be served.

Thrift shop sale

The North Windham Union Church UCC Thrift Shop will be holding a $5/bag sale from now through March 31. Come in and fill a paper grocery bag or bring your own reusable bag, if you like. There are lots of things to choose from. Adult and children’s clothing, toys, jewelry, household items, books and more are on display. Visit Wednesdays or Thursdays from 1 to 3 p.m. or on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to noon.

Haddock dinner

The Knights of Columbus are hosting a haddock dinner on Saturday, March 10 from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Church Hall of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, 919 Roosevelt Trail. Dinner costs $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12.

Holistic fair

Come treat yourself to a day of pampering at the spring Holistic Fair taking place in the Roosevelt Room at the Microtel Inn and Suites at 965 Roosevelt Trail on Saturday, March 24 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Many of the Lake Region’s finest holistic vendors will be on hand to discuss and demonstrate their products and services. Admission is free.