Around Windham County

Tuesday January 8, 2013

In Brattleboro...

SKI TICKETS: The Boys & Girls Club is selling lift tickets at Mount Snow to help fund its operations at its facility on Flat Street.

Tickets are good any day from Jan. 21 through Jan. 27 and cost only $39, of which $34 supports the programs of the Boys & Girls Club of Brattleboro.

Tickets can be purchased by visiting or by calling or stopping by the Flat Street clubhouse.

Tickets are also available at the Brattleboro Bowl, Burrows, the 99 Restaurant, the Vermont Country Deli, and Ted’s Shoe & Sport in Keene, N.H. Tickets will be on sale until Jan. 18.

For more information, call 802-254-5990.

In Dummerston...

SENIOR LUNCH: Senior Solutions will sponsor its senior lunch on Wednesday, Jan. 9, beginning at noon at the Evening Star Grange in Dummerston Center.

The menu will include meatloaf, mashed potatoes, lima bean casserole, buttered carrots, and bread pudding for dessert. The meal will be prepared by Linda Hellus.

Takeouts are available by calling 802-254-1138. A donation of $3 is suggested for those over 60, and $4 for guests under that age. Information the morning of the meal is available at the above number.

Books from the Lydia Taft Pratt Library will be available for borrowing until the next meal. In case of bad weather, the snowdate will be Thursday, Jan. 10.

In Hinsdale, N.H. ...

SAND FOR SENIORS: The Hinsdale Lions Club will provide sand for senior citizens living in Hinsdale. Seniors interested should call either 603-256-6133 or 603-336-5804 and leave their name and street address to receive a delivery. A phone number would also be helpful so they may contacted if there are any questions.

Containers, five gallon buckets or smaller, should be placed so that they are visible from the main road. Members of the club will make deliveries on Saturday, Jan. 12.

In Newfane...

SENIOR LUNCH: There will be dinner for seniors in Newfane and surrounding communities on Thursday, Jan. 10, at noon at the Newfane Congregational Church.

On the menu will be mini quiches, bean salad, meatloaf with gravy and mashed potatoes, carrots, rolls and bread, and brownie sundaes.

The meal is prepared by Winnie Dolan, hosted by Barbara Brooks and served by volunteers from the church and community. It is sponsored by Senior Solutions.

The suggested donation for this meal is $3.50 for age 60 and over and $4 for under age 60. For information call Winnie Dolan at 365-7870 for information and reservations.

In Putney...

LOW-COST CLINIC: The monthly Low-cost Community Health Clinic will be held Wednesday, Jan. 9, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Medicine for the People, 125 Main St (behind Town Hall) in Putney.

Anyone needing acupuncture, massage, shiatsu, or reflexology, but not having been able to afford it, is welcome. There is no appointment necessary. Walk in for a half-hour, fully clothed session in a community setting. First come, first served. The cost is a cash donation of whatever a person can afford. For further information, call 802-387-3028 or email

In Saxtons River...

THRIFT SHOP HOURS: The Worn Again Thrift Shop on Main Street in Saxtons River is changing its hours. The shop will be open Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. starting on Wednesday, Jan. 16.

At the present time the thrift shop is having a sweater sale with sweaters priced at $1 each.

For those wishing to donate items, the shop is in need of infants’ and children’s clothing, and queen- and king-sized sheets as well as ladies’ and men’s jeans. The thrift shop accepts donations of clothing, shoes, boots, kitchen utensils, small appliances, blankets and sheets, towels, and knickknacks. Donations may be dropped off during store hours.

The thrift shop will be having surprise or pop-up sales. This week it is sweaters. The next sale is still in the planning stages.

The thrift shop is run by volunteers and is sponsored by the West River Missions with local Catholic churches: Our Lady of Mercy in Putney, Our Lady of the Valley in Townshend and Chapel of the Snows on Stratton Mountain.

In Whitingham...

FLEA MARKET: Anyone interested in setting up a table at the Jacksonville Ladies Aid Indoor Flea Market on Saturday, Feb. 23, is welcome.

Anything goes at this flea market. Consider selling crafts or attic treasures or clothing that no longer fits.

The market will be held from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Whitingham Municipal Center. An 8-foot table will be available for $15.

For further information or to register, contact Gail Eleck at 802-368-2213 or Judy Bernard at 802-368-2912. Spaces need to be reserved by Feb. 1.


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