Auburn neighborhood meetings in October

AUBURN — Work has begun to set a new direction for the Community Development Program for the next five years. The city will host three meetings in October to determine the most pressing neighborhood needs. These meetings are for people to share their opinions about three neighborhoods: downtown, Union Street and New Auburn.

The meetings are organized to hear about neighborhood issues that affect residents, including:

• How are these neighborhoods as a place to live and raise children, as a place to work, shop or for recreation?

• What changes would you like to see happen?

• What issues do you find important?


Meetings will be held Thursday, Oct. 23, at Webster School Apartments, 95 Hampshire St.; Tuesday, Oct. 28, at Rolly’s Diner, 87 Mill St.; and Wednesday, Oct. 29, at Franklin School, 23 High St.

The meetings will begin at 7 p.m.

Turkey dinner in Lisbon Oct. 24

LISBON — A turkey dinner will be held from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, at Odd Fellows Hall, 27 Village St.

Cost is $7 for adults, $3.50 for ages 5-11 and free for preschoolers.

The meal is hosted by Nina Rebekah Lodge and Sabattus River Lodge.

Bean supper in Auburn Oct. 25

AUBURN — A bean and casserole supper will take place at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at the United Methodist Church, 439 Park Ave.

Cost is $7 for adults, $3 for ages 6-10 and free for five and under.

The menu includes: baked beans, casseroles, potato salad, hot dogs, coleslaw, breads, beverage, and pie. Entertainment will be provided by the Park Street Pickers.

American Legion craft fair Saturday

AUBURN — American Legion Post 31 will hold the 4th annual craft fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25, 426 Washington St.

There will be plenty of vendors and craft tables for all of your holiday needs.

Bowdoin Auxiliary to hold craft, bake sale

BOWDOIN — The Bowdoin Volunteer Fire Department Women’s Auxiliary will hold a craft sale, bake sale and raffle from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25, at the fire department garage on Cornish Drive off Main Street (next to the town office).

Table rentals for the craft sale are $10 and can be reserved by calling 666-5974 or 666-5752.

Raffle tickets for prizes will be for sale at this event and the drawing will be at 2 p.m. You need not be present to win.

In addition to the bake sale, delicious steamed hot dogs with all the fixings, soft drinks, bottled water and hot coffee will be for sale. Proceeds from this event will benefit the Bowdoin Volunteer Fire Dept. and the community.

Fall Festival in Poland on Oct. 25

POLAND — Poland Community Church Christian Education Committee will hold its annual Fall Festival, Saturday, Oct. 25, at the church, Route 26, 1212 Maine St.

Activities include “Haunted Barn,” luncheon, white elephant table, homemade baked goods and silent auction. All proceeds help Christian Education program.

Family Fun Fest in Auburn on Oct. 26

AUBURN — The Auburn United Methodist Church will hold its annual Family Fun Festival from 1:30 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 26, at the church, 439 Park Ave.

There will be lots of fun activities, and crafts for the young and young at heart. Mr. Drew and his famous animals will be there, too.

For more information contact the church office at 782-3972.

Lewiston Bridge Club winners

LEWISTON — The Lewiston Bridge Club winners at the Lewiston Armory on Oct. 14 were as follows:

First, Sharron Hinckley and Fred Letourneau; second, Les Buzzell and John Pettengill; third, Luke Merry and Mike Quinn; tied at fourth/fifth, Dick Allen and Richard Balian with Paul Sherman and Mike True.

First in B, Dick Allen and Richard Balian; second in B and first in C, Larry Fortier and Roger Labbe.

Games are played every Monday and Tuesday at 9 a.m. in the Seniors’ Room at the Lewiston Armory, 65 Central Ave. A partner is always guaranteed and all bridge players are welcome.

Call Rosemarie Goodwin at 754-1431 for more information.

Change of date for CPR class

TURNER — SAD 52 Adult & Community Education announces that the Heart-saver CPR and AED class has been moved to Wednesday, Oct. 29. There are still openings for students.

Master cardiopulmonary resuscitation and foreign body airway obstruction. For more information, visit or stop in at the Adult Education office at 486 Turner Center Road.