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Pine board record for Project Pink

LEWISTON — Breaking for Breast Cancer Awareness will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, at the YWCA, 130 East Ave.

Sonsai Donna Harris will attempt to set a Guinness World Record for the most pine boards broken by hand in a minute at 1 pm. All proceeds from the event are going to Project Pink in memory of Ann Murray Paige.

Donations can also be made through fundrazr.com or checks can be made payable to Project Pink and mailed to attn: Donna Harris, 56 Pride Road, Auburn ME 04210.

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Project Pink is the nonprofit that Ann founded to help women and families who are fighting breast cancer.

There will also be a Phoenix Karate demo team performance.

Pancake breakfast at St. Philip’s

AUBURN — A pancake breakfast will be held from 7:30 to 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 5, at St. Philip’s Church on Route 4, across from Lake Auburn.

Menu will be pancakes, sausage patties, fruit cup, orange juice, coffee, milk and tea. Adults, $6; children 6-12, $3; children under 5, free.

Sponsored by the family groups of St. Philip’s. The public is welcome.

Children’s author at Auburn Library

AUBURN — On Monday, Oct. 6, at 6 p.m., the Auburn Public Library children’s department will host local children’s author Tamra Wight at the annual Maggie Trafton Authors for Young Readers Evening in the Androscoggin Community Room.

Wight will share her experiences living on Lower Range Pond in Poland and talk about her books in the Cooper and Packrat series; “Mystery on Pine Lake” and “Mystery of the Eagle’s Nest.” She will also be available to sign books after her presentation.

The event is free and open to the public. Call the library at 333-6640, ext. 3, to register or register online at www.auburnpubliclibrary.org.

Dillingham DAR meets Oct. 8

AUBURN — The Mary Dillingham Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8, at Rolandeau’s Restaurant.

Beverly Robbins will speak about Victorian mourning practices. Prospective members are welcome.

Civil War Round Table Lecture

BRUNSWICK — Joshua L. Chamberlain Civil War Round Table Lecture will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9, at Curtis Memorial Library, Morrell Room, 23 Pleasant St.

Speaker will be Dr. Ken McAllister, discussing “Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain: Through Illness and Death with the Lion of the Union.” Lectures are free and open to the public.

Girl Scout info meeting in Durham

DURHAM — Girl Scouts of Maine will host a parent information and registration meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9, at Durham Community School.

Girls and adults are invited to attend the meeting to find out about the many different and fun ways today’s girls are participating in Girl Scouting and how the programs and activities inspire them to reach their personal best. Participants will also learn about the flexible options and benefits of becoming a Girl Scout volunteer.

For information or to volunteer, call Jeanie Duguay at 364-3639 or toll-free 1-888-922-4763 or visit www.girlscoutsofmaine.org.

Girl Scouts offer babysitting course

LEWISTON/AUBURN — Girl Scouts will offer a Babysitting 101 training program for all area girls in grades 5-9 from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, in the Lewiston-Auburn area.

The cost is $6 per girl with advance registration necessary by Oct. 9. Space is limited.

The program will include: Getting your baby-sitting business started; playtime ideas for children of all ages; understanding the likes and dislikes of children; troubleshooting and solutions to the most common problems a baby-sitter faces.

To register or for more information, contact Jeanie Duguay at 207-364-3639 or 1-888-922-4763, ext. 405, or jduguay@gsmaine.org.

College for ME plans open house

LEWISTON — College for ME-Androscoggin will hold an open house from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9, at its brand new office space in the beautifully renovated Champoux Insurance Building at 150 East Ave.

Learn more about its scholarships for adult students, College Navigator Program, unique Degree Monument, Employer Honor Roll and much more.

Bean supper at Masonic Lodge

DURHAM — The Masonic Lodge at 663 Royalsborough Road will host a bean supper from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11.

The prices are $7.50 for adults, $3  for children ages 5-12, free for children under 5. On the menu are baked beans, chop suey, hot dogs, potato salad, coleslaw, bread, pickles and homemade pies.

For more information, call John at 207-751-0037. Proceeds will benefit the Giving Tree (for children who may not have a Christmas). This is the final supper of the season.

Elks Lodge to hold variety show

LEWISTON — A variety show will be held at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, at the Lewiston Elks Lodge, Lisbon Road.

Tickets are on sale for $10 per person. To purchase tickets, call 784-4801.

Harvest supper at Pownal church

POWNAL — The North Pownal United Methodist Church, 851 Lawrence Road, will host a harvest supper from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11.

Tickets are $8 for ages 13 and up, $4 for ages 4-12 years and no charge for 3 years and under.

Menu includes ham, harvest vegetables, potatoes, roll, beverage and dessert.

For more information, call Kim at 865-3517.

Calvary to hold bean suppers

LEWISTON — Calvary Methodist Church will host a bean supper from 4:45 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 11. Use the Bartlett Street entrance.

Cost for adults is $7.50, children $3.

Suppers are held monthly.

Weekly bingo at Lewiston Elks

LEWISTON — Bingo is held at noon every Wednesday at the Lewiston Elks on Lisbon Road.

Doors open at 10:30. Food and drinks are available to purchase.

Christian skate event on Oct. 12

TOPSHAM — Grace Community Chapel will host a Christian skate night from 5:45 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12, at Topsham Roller World, 20 Atwood Road.

The $5 cost includes skate rental. Inline skates are $2 extra. There is no entrance fee for those not skating.

Concession food will be available.

For more information, contact Tracey Fleger at 268-9153.

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