Community Meals

Senior meal

West Halifax:
Friday, May 19, is the next senior meal at the community hall at 20 Brook Road. Serving at noon. The menu includes macaroni and cheese with ham, a vegetarian mac and cheese, broccoli, Johnnycake, roll and dessert. All seniors are welcome. Sponsored by Senior solutions. A call to Joan is appreciated at 802-368-7733.


West Dummerston:
Transition Dummerston will hold its monthly potluck and program on Friday, May 19, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Dummerston Community Center, at 150 West St. The theme of the evening will be "Vegetable Gardens: Swapping Seeds, Plants and Stories." Bring seeds and plants for a swap, and come with stories, questions and curiosity about vegetable gardens. The program for the evening will be informal, with time for socializing, and conversation for swapping gardening tips and stories.Whether an experienced gardener or not, you'll find inspiration and ideas for time-tested strategies and new ideas. All are welcome — the program is free and open to the public.


On Sunday, May 21, from noon to 2 p.m., the Advent Christian Church in Vernon will be having a potluck dinner and silent auction. This event benefits the church's Penny Crusade, which is an annual endeavor to raise funds for its denominational missionaries. The public is welcome.

Community lunch

The community is invited to the next Putney Cares Community Luncheon for seniors on Tuesday, May 23, from noon to 1 p.m. located at 54 Kimball Hill. The menu will include salmon, garden fresh asparagus, rice pilaf, strawberry shortcake with whipped cream and tea or coffee, Call 802-387-5593 or email to reserve your seat no later than Monday, May 22, at 2 p.m. Volunteer help is also needed for providing transportation for those unable to drive and with cleaning up after the meal. Suggested donation is $3.50. This event is co-sponsored by Senior Solutions.

Senior lunch

Evening Star Grange and Senior Solutions hosts the May Senior Lunch at noon on May 24. Chefs Larry Lynch and Sallie May will present a menu of goulash, succotash, green salad, with pumpkin upside down cake/pie for dessert. A sugar-free dessert alternative will also be available. Takeouts are available by calling the Grange at 802-254-1138 on Wednesday morning. A donation of $3 for those 60 and over and $4 for the younger set is suggested. Books from the Lydia

Taft Pratt Library will be available for borrowing until the next meal. No reservations for in-house meal are needed.

Senior lunch

On Thursday, May 25, at the Williamsville Town Hall in the downstairs dining room, there will be dinner for seniors in Williamsville and surrounding communities. The menu includes maple glazed ham, macaroni and cheese, salad, rolls and strawberry rhubarb crisp. The meal is prepared at the Williamsville Town Hall kitchen by Jon Julian owner/chef of Top of the Hill Grill, hosted by Nancy Rysz and Natalie Donovan and sponsored by Senior Solutions. The suggested donation for this meal is $3.50 forage 60 and over and $4 for under age 60. Call Nancy Rysz at 802-348-7729 for information, reservations and any takeout orders you may wish to place.

Congregate lunch

West Brattleboro:
The West Brattleboro Baptist Church at 979 Western Ave. hosts its next congregate lunch on May 28 from noon to 1:45 p.m. The menu includes barbecued chicken, potato salad, corn, bread, applesauce, dessert, and choice of beverage.The public is invited to attend.


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