Briefly: Region


Gala to benefit play museum

WILTON — The second annual Spring Gala and Experience Auction fundraiser for the Western Maine Play Museum will be held at Calzolaio’s Pasta Restaurant on Saturday, April 7. Cocktails will begin at 5 p.m., with appetizers and a cash bar, followed by a dinner and live auction. Dinner entree will be confirmed via email prior to the event.

“Experiences” that will be up for bid include a ride in a private plane over Franklin County and a five-day Caribbean Villa vacation. Tickets are $100 a person, and seating is limited. Contact Jessica Lewis,, by Saturday, March 17, for reservations.

For more information about donating, purchasing naming rights to one of the rooms still remaining, and other ways to help, check out the museum website,, or contact board Vice President Lori Lewis, 207-645-3945,


Andy Valley snowmobilers to meet

JAY — The Andy Valley Riders Snowmobile Club will meet at 7 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at the clubhouse from October to April.

For more information, contact Mark at 207-897-3378.

VA to host town hall meeting

RUMFORD — VA Maine is hosting a Veterans Town Hall Meeting at 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 14, at American Legion Post 24.

Updates on the VA Maine Healthcare System and the Togus Regional Office operation will be presented by the VA Center director and the acting regional office director. VA staff will be on-site to provide detailed information.

A question-and-answer session will be offered. Refreshments will be served.