CRAFTERS/MUSICIANS SOUGHT: First United Methodist Church will hold its sixth Annual Blueberry Festival on Saturday, Aug. 11, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., rain or shine. Interested crafters and musicians are invited to be a part of this festival by calling the church office at 802-254-4218. The crafter’s table fee will be $25, paid in advance. Checks may be made payable to First United Methodist Church with the notation "Table fee."
Some of the other festivities planned for the day will be a blueberry breakfast, lunch, blueberries to purchase, along with baked blueberry items, games and crafts for children, and a silent auction.
There will also be live music featuring The Middle River Gospel Band, Purpose and local musicians.
The church is located at 18 Town Crier Drive, off Putney Road, across from the Shell station. The entryway is handicap accessible and there is ample parking.
SENIORS MEETING: Claudia McCarthy of Senior Solutions will speak about services for local senior citizens at the Brattleboro AARP Chapter 763 meeting at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, June 19, at the Brattleboro Senior Center. Formerly known as the Council on Aging, Senior Solutions has an office on site and offers counseling and help to local elders. While this is a regular membership meeting, anyone interested in learning more about Senior Solutions and its programs is invited to attend. Also, anyone who has
OFFICE CLOSED: The Dummerston Town Office will be closed on Thursday and Friday, June 21 and 22. The office will reopen Monday, June 25, at 9 a.m.
CEMETERY ASSOCIATION: West Guilford Cemetery Association will hold its annual meeting Tuesday, June 19, at 7 p.m. at the West Guilford Church. The association has positions coming open and anybody with an interest should plan to attend. The meeting is open to the public. Contact 802-254-2217 with questions or concerns.
COMMUNITY YARD SALE: The 10th annual Newfane Community Yard Sale will be held on Saturday, June 30, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Each year dozens of individuals, families and community groups gather on the Newfane Common and throughout the Village of Newfane to sell their treasures.
Spaces, 12 ft. by 12 ft., are available for $10. For further information or to reserve a space, call Marilyn at 802-365-7916.
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WEST RIVER RAILROAD: Modeling the West River Railroad, a Presentation and Diorama by Doug Cox, sponsored by the Historical Society of Windham County, Saturday, June 30, 3:30 p.m. at Townshend Town Hall. Railroad buffs and local citizens will be intrigued by the handcrafted models and diorama of this historic, local railroad that wound its way along the rivers and hills of Windham County and the West River from 1885-1936.
This is a one-time event sponsored by the Historical Society of Windham County.
The diorama is on display at the Historical Society’s museum, Route 30, in Newfane.