Friday February 22, 2013

In Guilford...

SENIOR LUNCH: The Guilford Golden Agers Senior Lunch, sponsored by Senior Solutions, will take place at noon on Friday, March 1, at the Guilford Community Church.

The menu will include spaghetti and meatballs, tossed salad and bread, with apple crisp with ice cream for dessert. A suggested donation of $3 for seniors and $4 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, Feb. 27.

In Dummerston...

SENIOR LUNCHEON: The Evening Star Grange and Senior Solutions Dummerston Senior Luncheon will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 27, beginning at noon. Chefs Sallie May and Larry Lynch Jr. will serve a meal including (but not limited to) meat lasagna, vegetable lasagna, green salad, garlic bread and a lemon pudding/shortbread dessert. A sugar-free alternative dessert will also be available.

The cost of the meal is $3 for those over 60 and $4 for the young folks. Everyone is welcome. No reservations are necessary, but large (over 6) groups are asked to call so plans for space and food can be made. Take-outs are available by calling 802-254-1138 on Wednesday. Books will be available from Lydia Taft Pratt Library.

In Walpole, N.H. Š

WINTER BARBECUE: There will be a chicken barbecue sponsored by the First Congregational Church in Walpole on Saturday, Feb. 23. Chicken can be picked up at the church on the common between 1 and 1:30 p.m.

The cost will be $5 for a half chicken. Tickets may be reserved by calling 603-445-5637.

In Bellows Falls...

SPAGHETTI DINNER: On Feb. 23, the Bellows Falls Rotary Club’s Annual Spaghetti Dinner will be served from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Bellows Falls Moose Club, 59 Westminster St. The food is freshly prepared and served by the Bellows Falls Rotary Club members. On the menu is homemade spaghetti sauce and homemade meatballs, freshly made crisp salad with a balsamic maple dressing, bread, dessert and beverage. There is vegetarian sauce also available. The cost is adults $6, children $3, and take-out available for $6. Tickets will be sold at the door or from a Rotarian.

All proceeds support Rotary sponsored community projects, scholarships for graduating students, sponsorship of foreign exchange students and specific local programs such as Our Place, Parks Place and numerous other organizations.

In Brattleboro...

GIRL SCOUT COOKIES: The Brattleboro Daisy Girl Scout Troop 12946 plans to hold booth sales at the Exit 1 Outlet Center, Canal Street, on Saturdays, Feb. 23 and March 9, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to sell Girl Scout cookies.

Once again this year the Scouts are accepting donations to help them send cookies to local troops serving in the military via the Yellow Ribbon Organization. The price for a box of cookies is $4.

In Winchester, N.H. ...

BEAN SUPPER: The United Church of Winchester will hold its monthly Bean Supper on Saturday, March 2, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the church building on Main Street in Winchester.

Served family style, the cost is $8 for adults, $3 for children, and $20 for up to five family members, which includes adults with children. The building is accessible to all and proceeds help to fund the church’s missions.

For more information, call 603-239-4465. There are no advanced ticket sales.

In Hinsdale, N.H. Š

CHILI COOK-OFF: The Hinsdale Community Coalition will hold its annual Chili Cook-Off on Saturday, March 2, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Millstream Community Center at 19 Main St. in Hinsdale. To register for the contest, the HCC office at 603-336-6135 or Liz Boggio at 603-336-5104. All those bringing chili entries must have them at the Community Center no later than 12:30 p.m.

The event is free and open to all.