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Brattleboro Senior Meals Lunch Menu

Brattleboro Senior Meals Menu May 8 thru May 12

 

May 8 - Swiss Steak

Baked Potato

Brussel Sprouts  

Pears

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Talking About Health Insurance? Don't Forget Herpes

Talking About Health Insurance? Don't Forget Herpes, the Gift That Keeps On Giving & Costing $$$

Let's Talk About Obamacare, changes coming in health care & what's next in health insurance and Genital Herpes!

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about one out of six people in the United States aged 14 to 49 have genital herpes caused by the HSV-2 infection (the herpes simplex virus often responsible for genital herpes).

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VFW Lunch Specials May 8th - May 12th

The Brattleboro VFW at 40 Black Mountain Road is open to the public for lunch. Lunch is served from 11:30 - 1:30. Specials are only $6 a plate. Burgers, fries, onion rings, chicken wings, soups and sandwiches are also available.
Take outs available by calling 257-0438

Mon - Country fried steak, mashed potato, gravy & veg.
Tues - BBQ chicken w/ potato salad
Wed - beef stroganoff
Thur - turkey dinner]
Fri - seafood salad roll w/ potato chips

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Learning Through Wild Eyes

How are animals teachers? 

Please join us on Saturday, May 13th at 3:30 pm in the Library's Main Reading Room for a presentation of live animals and storytelling, where we will explore the lessons and lore from our neighbors with feather and fur. The Southern Vermont Natural History Museum and Wolfgard Northeast have collaborated to give you a glimpse of the entertaining and educational world where human culture and wildlife intersect.

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How (Older) Houses Work

SEON presents “How (Older) Houses Work

 The Sustainable Energy Outreach Network (SEON) is presenting a 2-part program on “How (Older) Houses Work” on May 18th and 30th from 5:30 - 7:30 pm at the Marlboro Graduate Center, Room 2C, 28 Vernon Street, Brattleboro. Peter Yost of BuildingGreen, Inc, 2014 National Association of Home Builders’ Educator of the Year, will be the dynamic presenter for this program on “How (Older) Houses Work.”  Session 1, May 18th, examines how heat and moisture interact in buildings, and looks at some building science “puzzles.”  Session 2, May 30th,  is an opportunity to bring your own building science puzzles and question and will conclude with a survey of the tools and techniques used to diagnose building issues and energy efficiency.

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Spring Home Improvements: Repair, Replace, Enjoy!

Spring is a great time to clean, garden, and make sure one’s home is in good repair. Besides cleaning closets and planting flowers, spring should involve inspecting one’s house following the tough winter weather. Repairs and replacements won’t just help people enjoy their homes more; they’ll also keep energy costs down.

Windham & Windsor Housing Trust’s Home Repair Program is available to help income-eligible homeowners affordably rehab and repair their homes. The Home Repair Program has low-cost loans and provides expert help every step of the way. The loan officer works with homeowners to tailor a loan that is affordable and allows homeowners make ends meet. The Program’s home repair specialists assist owners take a top to bottom look at their home so they can identify all needed repairs and maintenance. The seasoned specialists provide guidance with developing the work specifications, identifying contractors, and overseeing the work ensuring it’s completed in a timely fashion and in line with homeowners’ expectations.

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Secret of the Seasons: A Global Warming Co-Opera

We hope to see you at this free event, presented by Post Oil Solutions and Green Up SIT! They will be hosting the original global climate change *co-opera,” "SOS: Secret of the Seasons" in the Main Reading Room at Brooks Memorial Library on Sunday, May, 7, at 5:30 p.m.

Based on songs written by SIT Professor John Ungerleider and Bill Conley, the SOS co-opera is a reflective, participatory musical journey that engages the audience with the external and internal challenges that global climate change is bringing to our lives.

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Dandelions Near Brattleboro?

Anyone know where to pick lots of unsprayed dandelions? Thanks.

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Brattleboro Senior Meals Breakfast Menu

Brattleboro Senior Meals Breakfast Menu - May

May 2nd - Eggs Benedict w/Ham on an English Muffin, Home Fries, Fruit, Juice & Coffee.

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Brattleboro Lunch Menu

Brattleboro Senior Meals Menu May 1 thru May 5

 

May 1 - Ham & Scalloped Potato

Seasoned Spinach

Turnip

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