Creative writing

AUBURN — The Lewiston-Auburn Writers Creative Writing Group will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 1, at the Auburn Public Library.

The group welcomes area writers who are seeking an oasis full of resources and a place to exchange ideas with other writers.

The group is also seeking established writers willing to donate time to serve as monthly guest facilitators of the group.For more information, e-mail Shannon Blake at [email protected]

Bridge results

LEWISTON — The Lewiston-Auburn Bridge Club winners at the Multi-Purpose Center on March 23 were as follows: first, Sherry Hinckley and Luke Merry; second, Claire Lyons and Marta Clements; third, Patricia Garcia and David Lock.


Winners at Schooner Estates on March 24 were: first, Les Buzzell and John Hackett; second, Paul Barber and Luke Merry; third, David Wallace and Rosemarie Goodwin.

Games are played at 9 a.m. Monday and Tuesday and at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. A partner is guaranteed. Call Rosemarie Goodwin at 754-1431 for information about all duplicate bridge games in the area.

The quarterly club championship will be played at all games next week.

Dempsey workshop

LEWISTON — The Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope and Healing at Central Maine Medical Center will offer a free workshop to cancer patients, survivors and caregivers titled “Breathwork.”

The workshop will take place at 4:30 p.m. Monday, April 12, at 12 High St., on the CMMC campus, in conference room I.

Paying attention to the way one breathes can help a person stay peaceful and calm in stressful times. Presenter Marcy Covey will teach a variety of breathing techniques to ease tension during times of stress and worry.  To register, call the Dempsey Center at 795-8250 or 1-877-336-7287. For more information, visit