In Athens ...
COMMUNITY SUPPER: September brings the return of Community Suppers to Athens. On the first Friday of the month from September through June, join friends and neighbors in the basement of the Athens Community Church at 6 p.m. for a delicious meal and treats from the dessert buffet table. For the months of September and October, there will be a "Share the Harvest" table, in which community members can bring the excess from their home gardens to share with their neighbors who don’t have gardens. Any leftover produce will be taken to the Townshend Food Shelf for distribution the following Monday.
The Athens Community Supper is sponsored by Grafton Cares. For more information call Dennis and Karen at 802-869-2674.
In Brattleboro ...
FIBROMYALGIA: On Sept. 3 from 6 to 8 p.m., Devin Starlanyl, co-author of new release "Healing through Trigger Point Therapy: A Guide to Fibromyalgia, Myofascial Pain and Dysfunction," will speak to patients and care providers on key points in her new book in the Brew Barry Conference Room 3 at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital. Contact Justine Jeffrey 802-251-0155 to register.
PRESCHOOL STORYTIME: Preschool Storytime at the Dover Free Library has been on recess. The Fall Session will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 4, and continue each Wednesday through Nov. 13.
Storytimes are free and open to the public. A new theme and craft activity are provided each week. For more information, contact the library at 802-348-7488 or www.doverfreelibrary1913.org.
SENIOR LUNCH: The Guilford Golden Agers Senior Lunch, sponsored by Senior Solutions, will take place at noon on Friday, Sept. 6, at the Guilford Community Church.
The menu includes jambalaya, applesauce, pickles and zucchini bread, with peaches and cream gelatin for dessert. A suggested donation of $3 for seniors and $5 for others is asked.
Books will be available on loan from the Guilford Free Library. Blood pressures will be taken courtesy of Guilford Cares.
For more information and to make reservations, call 802-254-9774, no later than Wednesday, Sept. 4.
In Newfane ...
GARDEN CLUB: The Newfane Garden Club will hold a meeting and presentation on Planning the Vegetable Garden, Thursday, Sept. 5, at the Newfane Congregational Church in Newfane, beginning at 2 P.M. Following a brief business meeting, Steve Squires, who is a Master Gardener from UVM Extension Service will discuss things we can do in the Fall to make our gardens ready for Spring planting. Topics will include planning and scheduling tasks, soil preparation, weed and pest control, composting, and a host of tips on specific crops. The meeting hostesses are Claire Johns of Putney and Carol Fay of Wardsboro. Guests are always welcome.
Additional information about the Newfane Garden Club can be found at email@example.com.
AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAM: Putney Family Services will be offering a new schedule of afterschool clubs and classes this fall at Putney Central School. The OASIS Program has been offering a safe and fun place for students to be after school for 15 years.
Back to school Opening Session is open to all students grades K-8, Monday through Thursday, Sept. 3 to 12 from 2:45 to 4:30 p.m.
OASIS Fall Session Clubs and Classes begin Sept. 16 for students in grades 2-8, Tuesday to Thursday, 2:45 to 4:30 p.m. This fall’s offerings will include violin class, comedy improv, chess and more. A special Homework Help opportunity will run after class-time from 4:30-5 p.m.
K2 Club is a fun enrichment and activity program for students grades K-2. It will include cooking, outdoor exploration, experiments, music, theater and art, as well as literacy and math support. K2 will run Mondays-Thursdays, 2:45-4:30 p.m. beginning Sept.16.
Subsidy is available for all classes.
For more information, contact Amelia Struthers or Patricia Field at Putney Family Services, 802-387-2120, or firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration forms also available in the Putney Central School office.