Community Meals

Senior Lunch

The second Wednesday of March lunch will be corned beef and cabbage, served at Evening Star Grange in Dummerston, on Wednesday, March 14, beginning at noon. Chefs Larry Lynch and Sallie May will serve a dinner of corned beef, cabbage, boiled potatoes, carrots, and onions, as well as Irish Soda Bread, with Pistachio Breeze for dessert. Books from the Lydia Taft Pratt Library will be available for borrowing until the next lunch. Take-outs will be available by calling the Grange at 802-254-1138 on Wednesday morning. The suggested donation is $3 for those 60 and older and $4 for those under 60.

Senior Lunch

The Guilford Senior Lunch, sponsored by Senior Solutions, will take place at noon on Friday, March 16, at the Guilford Community Church. The menu is corn beef and cabbage, with cake for dessert. A suggested donation of $3.50 is asked. Reservations are recommended. For more information and to make reservations, call 802-254-9774, no later than Wednesday, March 14.

Polish/Irish Buffet

East Dover:
On Saturday, March 17, starting at 5 p.m. at the Dover Town Hall, Deerfield Valley Rescue will host a Polish buffet with an Irish twist, a fundraiser for the organization. The cost is $35 per person and is tax deductible. There will also be a cash wine and beer bar. All proceeds go to the Deerfield Valley Rescue. For reservations, call Joe and Wanda at 802-464-4676 or email

Sugar on Snow Supper

The Sugar-on-Snow Supper at Guilford Community Church will be held on Saturday, March 17, with seatings 4:30, 5:45, and 7 p.m. Prices are $12 adults, $6 children age 11 and under, and $3 for preschoolers. For reservations,call 802-254-9019 or email The money raised at the supper helps support the church's outreach in the community. Visit for more information.

Legislative Breakfast

On Monday, March 19, the Brattleboro Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting its annual breakfast with the Windham County legislative delegation from 7 to 9 a.m. at Brattleboro Retreat Education Conference Center. The cost is $10 and includes a full buffet breakfast. For more information or to RSVP, email or call 802-254-4565.

Chili Cook-Off

Winchester, N.H.:
The Winchester Historical Society will be hosting a fund-raising chili cook-off on Saturday, March 24, at the United Church of Winchester, on the corner of Main Street and Parker Street, from noon to 4 p.m. The admission cost of $7 per person ($3 for children younger than 8) will be charged to sample the various entries and cast a vote for best chili. The Winchester Historical Society will provide cornbread and butter. Coffee, water, milk and soda will be available for purchase. Anyone interested in competing should contact Marilyn Baker at 603-239-6214 by noon on March 17. A fee of $10 per entry will be assessed; participants may submit more than one entry. Prizes to be awarded as follows: Judges' Choice, 25 percent of the proceeds, and Peoples' Choice, 25 percent of the proceeds.

Sugar on Snow

This year, the Dummerston Grange will be taking over from the West Dummerston Fire Department the town's annual sugar on snow supper. The menu includes baked beans, ham, potato salad, deviled eggs and sugar on snow with pickles and a doughnut for dessert. There will be two seatings on March 24 at 5 and 6:30 p.m. The cost is $12 for those 13 and older and $6 for those 12 and younger. Call Carol at 802-254-2517 to make a reservation.

Community Lunch

West Brattleboro Baptist Church's next community lunch is scheduled for Sunday, March 25, from noon to 1"45 p.m. The menu includes scalloped potato with ham, glazed carrots, buttered green beans, apple sauce, Italian bread, dessert, and beverage of choice. The church is located at 979 Western Ave. Free and open to the public.


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