Ugly Sweater 5K 

Join Windham Project Grad 2023 for an Ugly Sweater 5K and Fun Run at Gambo Fields on Soccer Drive in Windham on Dec. 4. You can sign up as a team, a family or an individual. Both the 5K and the Fun Run cost $20 per person to participate. A family pays $40 to take part in the events or you can put together a team of four or more and pay just $15 each. Hurry, registration ends on Thursday, Dec. 1. The Fun Run starts at 9:30 a.m. and the 5K kicks off at 10. Hot chocolate and candy canes are served at the finish line. This is a great way to get some exercise while supporting this year’s graduating seniors. To sign up, visit

Cancer support group

The last meeting of the year for the Windham Cancer Support Group will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 29, at 6:30 p.m. at the Windham Public Library. The group is open to anyone coping with the disease, their caregivers and cancer survivors. Should you need to talk with someone prior to the January 2023 meeting, you can contact [email protected]

Christmas craft fair

The North Windham Union Church UCC, 723 Roosevelt Trail, is having a Christmas Fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 3.  from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The fair will feature a festive display of fine crafts, pottery, soap, quilts, baked goods, books, Balsam wreaths and more. If you get hungry from all the holiday shopping, lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. When you’re finished going through the crafts, you can also stop by the church’s thrift shop to check out all the wonderful bargains for sale there. All proceeds from the event will benefit the church and the community it serves.



Haley Pal, a Windham resident and active member of the Windham Historical Society, can be contacted at [email protected]

Have breakfast with Santa

The Windham Lions Club is hosting a Breakfast with Santa from 8-10 a.m. Dec. 10 at the Windham Veterans Center behind the Windham Hannaford. The meal includes pancakes, sausage, orange juice, milk, hot chocolate and coffee. Children will be able to have a talk with Santa and have their pictures taken with him. The event is free, but donations are happily accepted. This will be a jolly good time for all and Santa is hoping to see you there.

Holiday light tour for seniors

The Windham Parks and Recreation department invites residents 55 or older to hop on board their “Magic” Christmas Light Finder Bus for a tour of some of Windham’s most impressive holiday light displays. This will truly get you in the Christmas spirit and make you feel merry and bright. It’s happening Dec. 13 and is free. The bus will leave the Town Hall parking lot at 6 p.m. and the tour will end at 8. For more information on how you can register, call the Parks and Recreation office at 892-1905.

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