Learn to Think Like a Bee Workshop
A Learn To Think Like A Bee workshop will be held on Saturday, Feb. 27 at 10 a.m. (snow date Saturday, March 6) at the Walpole Town Library.
The workshop will explore methods and equipment for keeping bees healthy in a way that is more like the way they live in the wild.
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Youth Cooking Classes at Our Place
Our Place Drop-In Center is offering cooking lessons and nutrition education for young people through the Cooking for Life program beginning Tuesday, Feb. 23. The six-week course runs from 3:15 to 5:30 p.m. at the center at 4 Canal Street and is open to low-income youth ages 11 to 14.
More information is available by calling 463-2217.
Discounted Senior Lunch at Harvest Moon
The monthly discounted lunch for seniors sponsored by the Council on Aging for Southeastern Vermont and Main Street Arts will be held on Thursday, Feb. 25, at Harvest Moon caterers on Main Street in Saxtons River.
Seating is limited so reservations are required and must be made by calling 869-2656 by Feb. 23.
Suggested donation for the meal is $3.50 for seniors. The lunch is offered the fourth Thursday of each month, with seatings between noon and 12:30 p.m.
Information about the lunch program is available by calling the Council at 885- 2655.
RFPL Hosts Financial Meltdown Talk
On Wednesday, March 3 at 7 p.m., the Rockingham Free Public Library presents the program "Financial Meltdown -- Causes and Cures" with Arnold Clift, former World Bank executive. Clift will give some straight talk on the precarious state of America's finances. For more information, call 463-4270.
Curves Sponsoring Area Food Drive
Curves is encouraging women in the local area to show their philanthropic strength by participating in the annual Curves Food Drive.
From March 1 to 31, Curves locations in the area will collect non-perishable items and monetary donations for food banks in the local area.
Members who donate a bag of groceries or make a minimum donation of $30 during the month of March will receive a reusable Curves grocery freezer bag for free. Non-members who do likewise between March 8 and 20 can join Curves for free.
For more information, contact Jean Patoine, Curves of Springfield at 260 River Street, at 885-4800 or 97P15RU9@curvesmail.com, Janice Berube, Curves of Bellows Falls at 41 The Square, Ste. 6, at 463-9121 or 97MUE4N@curvesmail.com.
Pentland Named to Dean's list
Gemma Pentland, a Saxtons River resident, was named to the 2009 fall semester Dean's List at Simmons College in Boston.
She is a sophomore at Simmons. Her major is nursing.
Mid-Winter Bluegrass Bash
On Saturday, Feb. 27 there will be a Mid-Winter Bluegrass Concert at 7 p.m. at Mole Hill Theatre at 789 Gilsum Mine Road in East Alstead, NH featuring Hot Mustard and Railroad House Band and hosted by Cuzin' Isaac and Alli Lubin
For more information, call 603-835-2289 or 603-313-9974.
RFPL To Host Program on China
On Monday, Feb. 22 at 5 p.m., the Rockingham Free Public Library welcomes Linhong Zhou, who will present an interactive program on the language and culture of her native China. This program is part of the 2010 "Vermont Reads" Statewide Community Reads Program.
A Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) at the S.I.T. Graduate Institute, Linhong will give a very brief introduction to the Chinese language, offering basic words, phrases, and pronunciation. An enthusiastic and engaging presenter, she will talk about various aspects of life in China including special festivals and celebrations.
Notice of North Walpole Budget Hearing
Residents of the North Walpole Village District are hereby notified of a hearing on the year 2010 Budget to be held at 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 2 at the Village Commissioner's Office at 70 Church Street in North Walpole.
VSB To Host American Girl Club
Village Square Booksellers in Bellows Falls is hosting their American Girl Club on Saturday, Feb. 20 from 2-4 pm.
Reservations are required by calling 463-9404, or by stopping by the store to register.
BF Warming Shelter Volunteer Training
The Greater Falls Warming Shelter will be hold a training session for overnight volunteers on Wednesday, Feb. 24 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the shelter at 24 Canal Street in Bellow Falls.
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