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Yard, craft sale

NEW GLOUCESTER — This Summer Sabbathday Lake Grange in New Gloucester will be holding an indoor yard sale and craft fair from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the third Saturday of each month from May through September. Table rentals are available for $10 for a six-foot table. Contact Steven at Granger04071@aol.com or call Norma at 998-2586.

Sodality meeting

LEWISTON — Rosary Sodality of Prince of Peace Parish will hold its meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 3, at the Holy Cross Seniors Hall, for the recitation of the rosary.

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There will be installation of new members and then a short business meeting followed by a “penny sale.”

Perennials wanted

MONMOUTH — Coordinators of the Cumston Library May Faire are seeking hardy garden perennials for the plant sale on Saturday, May 14.

If you have gardens than need cleaning up, with perennials tucked in, or if you have perennials that need splitting, contact Ellen Eldridge at 933-2238, Nancy Ludewig at 933-4677 or Kathy Bryant at 933-3204.

Nurse of Year

AUGUSTA — The Maine Department of Education and the Maine Association of School Nurses will celebrate the Maine School Nurse of the Year at the Blaine House Tea from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Thursday, May 5.

RSVP Nancy Dube at nancy.dube@maine.gov to attend as the Blaine House requires an attendance list for entry.

Wellness Fair

LISBON — The 5th annual Lisbon Wellness Fair, in association with LCS Parent Group Family Fitness Walk, will take place from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, May 7, at Lisbon Community School, 33 Mill St.

Excelsior Grange

POLAND — Excelsior Grange will have an open house Saturday, May 7, starting with a luncheon at 6 p.m. at the Grange Hall on Harris Hill Road.

Following the luncheon, Walter Boomsma from the Maine State Grange will speak briefly about the value of Grange membership. The Winsome Souls Quartet will then perform to complete the night’s program.

All are invited to attend and there is no admission charge. For more information call 998-2301. The Grange Hall is now handicap accessible.

Hodges in concert

SABATTUS — Ron and Deb Hodge will perform in concert at 9 a.m. Sunday, May 8, at the Community Baptist Church, 9 Main St. Ron and Deb offer a blend of southern, country and bluegrass gospel music. This concert is free and open to everyone. For more information or directions, call 375-4337 or 778-1690. Check us out on the web at www.newbeginnings02.com.

Texas Hold ’em

WINTHROP — The Winthrop Area Chamber of Commerce will host a Texas Hold ’em Tournament at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 8, at the American Legion Post #40, 117 Bowdoin St. The tournament is open to the public, including members and nonmembers of both the Winthrop Area Chamber of Commerce and the American Legion.

The cost to play in the tournament is $55 ($5 for state licensing and $50 for the “pot”).

Preregistration is required. Players must register by calling the chamber at 377-8020 and leaving their name, address and phone number.

The doors will open at noon; participants should plan to arrive by 1:30 p.m. There will be a cash bar. Smoking will be prohibited during the event.

For more detailed information, visit www.winthropchamber.org, call 377-8020 or send an email to info@winthropchamber.org.

Cribbage results

LEWISTON — The Lewiston Senior Citizens Cribbage League winners at the Multi-Purpose Center on April 28 were as follows.

First: Sandy Oliver and Arnie Burgess; second: Gary David and Robert Cielinski; third: Val Asselin and Mike Bates; fourth: Norm Bissonette and Steve Agurkis; fifth: Cecile LeBlond and Andrea Metayer.

This concludes league play until Thursday, Sept. 1. Nonleague play will continue throughout the summer, every Thursday at 9 a.m. at the Multi-Purpose Center.

Pitch and Pinochle will continue on Tuesdays and Thursdays respectively at 1 p.m. Call the center at 784-2926, ext. 207, for further information.

Bridge results

LEWISTON — The Lewiston-Auburn Social Bridge Club winners at the Multi-Purpose Center on May 1 were as follows.

1st: Anna Vitiello and Les Buzzell; 2nd: Marta Clements and Hazel Glazier; 3rd: Ellie and Lindy Wigton; 1st in B: Ellie and Lindy Wigton; 2nd: Judy Abromson and Helen Little.

Games are played at 9 a.m. every Monday and Tuesday and at 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday at Schooner Estates, 200 Stetson Rd., Auburn. A partner is  guaranteed. Call Rosemarie Goodwin at 754-1431 for information about all duplicate bridge games in the state.

Yoga workshop

AUBURN — The Auburn-Lewiston YMCA is offering a yoga workshop for runners/walkers from 5:45 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 9. Registration is currently ongoing and is limited to 25 participants.

This workshop is designed to help correct the imbalances that can be exacerbated by running/walking. We will work on creating suppleness of muscles and an increased range of motion within the joints. This is for runners/walkers of all levels who want to increase their flexibility, core strength and balance. No prior yoga experience is needed. Cost for the workshop is $15 for members and $20 for nonmembers. Stop by the Y to register at 62 Turner St., or members can register online at www.alymca.org. For more information, contact Tish Caldwell at 795 4095 or tcaldwell@alymca.org.

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