Burning permits

SABATTUS — The town of Sabattus will only issue burning permits Monday through Friday after 9 a.m. at the town office.

Shaker catalogues

NEW GLOUCESTER — A free workshop catalogue can be obtained by contacting the Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village at 926-4597 or The catalog lists 19 crafts workshop and 10 crafts demonstrations as well as 15 special events.

Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village is located on Route 26.

Guild to meet

LEWISTON — Queen’s Guild of St. Joseph’s Church, Prince of Peace Parish, will meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 8, at Holy Cross Hall. Speaker will be Maureen Higgins of Gorham.

Raffling quilt

MONMOUTH — Monmouth Youth Theater drama students from fourth and fifth grades at Monmouth Middle School are selling raffle tickets for a quilt to raise money to buy a bench to be placed on the grounds of Cumston Hall.

MYTh is a new drama group especially for fourth and fifth grade students in and about the Monmouth area, sponsored by Friends of Cumston Library. It is supported by gifts from the Vestry, Old Fort Quilts and performance donations the nights of the show.

MYTh is performing “Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves” at Cumston Hall at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 16 and 17. There will be general seating and donations taken at the door.

The winning charm quilte ticket will be drawn at the end of the show on April 17. Participants do not have to be present to win. Tickets are available to Cumston Library or by calling Nancy Ludewig, MYTh director, at 933-4677.

Y Earth Camp

LEWISTON — The YWCA of Central Maine will host Earth Camp during April school vacation­­, a week-long celebration of the 40th anniversary of Earth Day.

The camp will run from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, April 19 to 23, with extended care available starting at 6:30 a.m.

Children grades kindergarten to six will participate in activities such as worm composting, recycled city construction, gardening, bottle boats, nature walks, energy education and a field trip to Thorncrag Bird Sanctuary.

The camp also includes daily swimming in the YWCA pool. Parents will need to provide a bathing suit and towel, along with lunch, two snacks and a beverage daily. Camp is $138 for the week.

For more information or to register, contact Jen Albert, child care director, at 795-4050. For more information, visit

Grange to meet

POLAND — Excelsior Grange 5, 446 Harris Hill Road, will meet at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 3. Plans will be discussed for the annual talent show at the hall on Saturday, April 17. Anyone needing more information about participating in the contest should call Steve at 998-2301. Refreshments will be served at the conclusion of the meeting.

Bridge winners

LEWISTON — The Lewiston-Auburn Social Bridge Club winners of the quarterly club championship at the Multi-Purpose Center on March 29 were as follows: first, Alberta Turner and Rosemarie Goodwin; second, Les Buzzell and Paul Sherman; third, Jan Arey and Linda Leotsakos; fourth, Dick Allen and Pete Cummings; first in B, Dick Allen and Pete Cummings; second in B/first in C, Sue Kaluzynski and Helen Little.

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