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Garage sale

AUBURN – The American Legion Auxiliary Unit of Post 153 in New Auburn will hold a garage/bake sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 7, to benefit a local soldier who was wounded in Iraq. Members are looking for donations of small items and clothing to be dropped off at 71 South Main St. Call Brenda at 782-1118 for more information and leave name and number.

Vacation school

LEWISTON – Vacation Bible School will be held Sunday through Friday, July 8 to 13, at Thomas Memorial Baptist Church, 62 Strawberry Ave. Children, ages 4 through sixth-graders, will learn to become heroes on and off the field with Game Day Central.

The school will run from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday through Thursday. Friday will be Family Night with free food and fun from 6 to 8:30 p.m. For more information, call 784-0034.

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Breastfeeding

AUBURN – Expectant women and breastfeeding mothers are all invited to the La Leche League meeting to be held at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 11, at 102 Bennett Ave. Babies are always welcome.

This month’s discussion titled, “Breastfeeding:, Avoiding and Overcoming Difficulties,” will focus on concerns about preparing to nurse the baby at birth and adjusting to babies’ changing needs.

All concerns about breastfeeding are welcome for discussion. For breastfeeding help or directions to the meeting, call the La Leche League leader at 782-6645.

Chorale to rehearse

AUBURN – The Androscoggin Chorale will hold an open rehearsal, under the direction of John Corrie, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 11, at the Unitarian Universalist Church for anyone interested in considering auditioning.

The rehearsal will be about two hours and will involve new music for everyone to sight-read together. For more information, contact Corrie, artistic director of the chorale, at 786-6409.

MS meeting

LEWISTON – The MS Support Group and Caregivers will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 11, at the Lepage Conference Center, 99 Campus Ave. For more information, contact Andy Michaud at 784-7927 or Ron Pomerleau at 783-1863.

Bridge winners

LEWISTON – The Lewiston-Auburn Social Bridge Club winners at the Multi-Purpose Center on July 2 were: first, Charles Bartlett and Rosemarie Goodwin; second, Marlene and Conrad Violette; third, Martine Begert and Mary Leahey; fourth, Dick Allen and Richard Balian; fifth, Alberta Turner and Helen Little.

Games are played at 9 a.m. Mondays, and a partner is guaranteed. Call Rosemarie at 783-1734 for more information.

The Lewiston-Auburn Duplicate Bridge Club met on July 3 at the Multi-Purpose Center. Winners in Flight A were: first, David Lock and Patricia Garcia; second, Fred Letourneau and Martine Begert; third, Patricia Smith and Shirley West; fourth, Jeanine Kivus and Rosemarie Goodwin.

Flight B winners were: first, Lucille Bilodeau and Alberta Turner; second, Richard Balian and Helen Little. Another game will be played at 9 a.m. Tuesday, July 10, at the center.

The club will also meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 11, at Schooner Estates in Auburn. A partner is guaranteed at both games. For further information, call Lucille Theriault at 783-0431.

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