May in Pawlet

Mother’s Day Brunch, Sunday, May 11, 8 – 11 AM at the Pawlet Firehouse: Let us cook up a hot breakfast for the mom in your life, and support your fire department while you’re at it! The menu features pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausage, home fries, toast, homemade muffins, coffee and juice, and every penny raised benefits the fire department.

Pawlet Town Government Monthly Meetings: All meetings are open to the public and are held at the Pawlet Town Hall on School Street.

Select Board, Tuesday, May 13 and May 27, 7 PM.
Listers, Wednesday, May 21, 9:30 AM.
Planning Commission, Monday, May 25, 7:30 PM.

Haystack Hustlers Seniors May Events: Potluck Lunch, May 13, Tuesday, 12 PM, Pawlet Church — The program after lunch will be “All About Honey Bees,” by beekeeper Stewart Dittmeier.  We will hold our usual 50/50 raffle and collect items for the Pawlet Food Pantry. Mettawee Community School Lunch, Tuesday, May 27, 12 PM — This will be our final lunch for the season at the School. The students will present an entertaining and educational program. A 50/50 raffle will be held and we will collect items for the Pawlet Food Pantry. Please contact Phyllis Mason at 325-3196 for reservations; the cost of the meal is $3.50. Looking ahead, an auto trip on June 10 is being planned to Blue Spruce Farm in Bridport. Watch for further information. 

Calling sorters for Pawlet Library Book Sale: We need volunteers to sort books every Tuesday morning, 9 – 11 AM at the Circle of Healing, Lower level, 6256 VT Rte 30, Pawlet. Get first crack at the book sale books, pick up on recommendations and reviews from fellow sorters, and even start getting some stocking stuffers.  Come once, come often! Contact Paul Turnley, 645-0955 orpturnley@aol.com.

Scholarship Deadline June 1: The Morning Flower Lodge #71 is offering two $500 scholarships to seniors from the Pawlet/Rupert area. Any student accepted to a school for post secondary education may apply. Applications are available at the Pawlet Public Library and the Pawlet Post Office. The deadline to apply is June 1. Applications should be mailed to Myron “Mike” Waite, 354 VT Route 133, Pawlet VT 05761.