Windham's largest community gathering is just four days away, and a complete schedule for the 29th annual Strawberry Festival and Book Fair is now available.
The busy event will feature everything from food, games, entertainment, raffles, informational booths and even a dunk tank. The book fair will also be taking place at Nesmith Library leading into the June 2 festival, which is scheduled for Windham High School.
We have broken down the festival information into categories, with all information provided by Nesmith Library.
|10 a.m.||Opening Ceremony (Boy Scouts Troop 263/Girl Scouts Troop 12308)|
|10:03 a.m. to 10:05 a.m.||Emma Joanis, National Anthem|
|10:10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.||Dance Academy of Windham|
|10:35 a.m. to 10:55 a.m.||Karate International|
|11: a.m. to 11:20 a.m.||The Glee! Club/Soulfege A Cappella|
|11:20 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.||Scholarship Announcements|
|11:30 a.m. to 12:30 a.m.||Windham Community Band|
|11:30 a.m to 11:50 a.m.||Story Dance Touring Company mini-musical, "The Lorax"|
|12:00 p.m. to 12:25 p.m.||Happy Feet Dance School|
|12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.||Alex Romanov, Classical Guitar|
|12:45 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.||WHS Cheerleaders|
|1:05 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.||Dance Impressions|
|1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.||"The Wind and the Willows" performed by WHS Theatre Arts students|
|1:55 p.m. to 2:25 p.m.||NE Gymnastics Training Center|
|2:30 p.m. to 2:25 p.m.||Professional Martial Arts Academy|
|3:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.||Band –Sunglasses at Night|
|3:45 p.m. to 3:55 p.m.||Raffle Announcements|
|3:55 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.||Closing Ceremony –Boy Scouts Troop 266|
|May 30||4 p.m. to 7 p.m.||Nesmith Library||Preview Sale for F.L.O.W. members, Windham teachers and seniors*|
|May 31||9 a.m. to 5 p.m.||Nesmith Library||--|
|June 1||9 a.m. to 12 p.m.||Nesmith Library||--|
|June 2||10 a.m. to 4 p.m.||Windham High School||Strawberry Festival|
*Seniors will get a 25 percent discount.
Bracelets for the games will cost $5 for children ages three and under and $7 for children four and older. The braclet wil allow children to enjoy unlimited games and inflatables.
There will also be a photo booth from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., as well as face painting, sand art and a strawberry hunt.
Dunk Tank Schedule
Many Windham teachers, administrators, school board members and other residents will participate in the dunk tank, which will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The schedule is listed below:
|11 a.m.||Ryan Bartlett||P.E. Teacher at Golden Brook|
|11:20 a.m.||Joel Burdette||Media Director at Golden Brook|
|11:40 a.m.||Kathi Carleton||Grade 3 Teacher at Golden Brook|
|12 p.m.||Debra Armfield||Principal at Golden Brook|
|12:20 p.m.||Christi Michaud||Assistant Principal at Golden Brook|
|12:40 p.m.||Mike Hachey||Grade 1 Teacher at Golden Brook|
|1:00 p.m.||Zachary Brown||Lions Club|
|1:20 p.m.||Dennis Senibaldi||Transfer Station Supervisor|
|1:40 p.m.||Dennis Senibaldi||Transfer Station Supervisor|
|2:00 p.m.||Tammy Serra||Guidance Counselor at Golden Brook|
|2:20 p.m.||Rory O'Connor||Grade 5 Teacher at Golden Brook|
|2:40 p.m.||Mike Joanis||Windham School Board Member|
|3:00 p.m.||Deanna Tewksbury||Grade 2 Teacher at Golden Brook|
Tickets are $1 or $10 for 15, and will include the donated items from the following local businesses:
|Artistic Creations||Karate International||Tastefully Simple (rep. Stephanie Wrig|
|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,|
Food will be provided by the following local establishments, all located in Windham. These do not include the homemade strawberry shortcakes for the adults and mini sundaes and shortcakes for kids.
All other event information, including a list of corporate sponsors, can be found here.