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Lifetree to discuss purpose, hope

LEWISTON — The Lifetree Cafe, 1919 Lisbon Road, will host a discussion on hope and life’s purpose through an exclusive film featuring Rwandan John Gasangwa at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27.

“John Gasangwa survived the horrors of starvation and war in part because he made a promise: If he finished his education, he’d serve his people,” said Lifetree Cafe representative Craig Cable. “That promise gave John purpose. A reason to live. We’ll hear his story and then see what we can learn about hope and purpose.”

Admission to the hour-long event is free. Snacks and beverages are available.

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FMI: 207-783-3316, travisburleigh@gmail.com, www.lifetreecafe.com.

Knights holding spaghetti supper

LEWISTON — Knights of Columbus Holy Family Council No. 10019 will host a public spaghetti and meatball supper with all the fixings from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28, at the Holy Family Church Hall, 607 Sabattus St.

There will be a Red Sox package raffle and a door prize of a tablet. Winners must be present to win.

The proceeds will help fund the local Knights of Columbus College Scholarships.

For tickets, contact 207-576-4306, 207-753-0063, 207-330-4862, 207-782-0498, 207-240-4446.

Steak and Lobster Feed is Aug. 29

AUBURN — Alden M Gayton Post No. 31 will hold its annual Steak and Lobster Feed serving from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, at the post located at 426 Washington St. North.

The menu includes a choice of one steak and one lobster or two lobsters, along with baked potato and corn on the cob.

Cost is $20 per ticket. Tickets can be purchased at the post daily from 2 to 8 p.m. Advance ticket purchases are recommended. A preliminary count will be made Saturday, Aug. 22.

FMI: 207-783-6992.

Bean supper planned in Lisbon Falls

LISBON FALLS — Lisbon United Methodist Church will host a homemade baked bean and ham supper from 5 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, on School Street.

The meal is sponsored by the Methodist Women.

Admission is $7 for adults, $3 for children ages 6 to 12 and free for children 5 and younger.

Liberty Tax Service to hold Tuition-Free Tax School

LEWISTON — Liberty Tax Service, 272 Main St., is inviting the public to its Tuition-free Tax School beginning Sunday, Aug. 30.

There is no cost or books necessary for the course. Topics covered will include changes with the Affordable Care Act and basic tax information.

Morning and evening sessions are available. The course runs twice weekly for 10 weeks.

FMI: 207-558-3453.

Pinochle, pitch players welcome

LEWISTON — Pinochle and pitch card games for seniors are played weekly during the summer at the Lewiston Armory, 65 Central Ave.

New players are always welcome. Pitch is played at 1 p.m. on Tuesdays. Pinochle is at 1 p.m. on Thursdays. Refresher courses are available in both categories.

League play started the first week in September, with the first games Tuesday, Sept 1.

The armory is open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Thursday. You must become a member to play.

FMI: 207-513-3005, 207-784-6636, 207-784-3521.

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