AUBURN – The First Auburn Seniors Club will meet at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 14, at the Hasty Community Center, Pettengill Park. A spaghetti dinner will be served, and members should bring cups and utensils.

Tickets will be on sale for the February valentine luncheon. Bingo will be played after the meeting. The monthly brunch will be held on Thursday, Jan. 15, at the center. All members are invited for games and food.

The club met on Jan. 7. Membership Chairwoman Pat Edwards reported that 22 poinsettias had been delivered to shut-in members during the Christmas season. Trips to the March 19 Irish Cabaret at Yoken’s in Portsmouth, N.H., and Prince Edward Island in June were announced by Joyce Poole, trip chairwoman.

Attendance prizes were won by Andre Giasson and Viola McGilvery; pot of gold, Bill Redmun, Pat Donahue and Letha Haggerty.

Anita Wiles, SeniorsPlus, assisted by Madeline Cote, volunteer, presented a program on the Maine Medicare Education Partnership after the meeting and bag lunch.

Meeting change

POLAND – The Poland Historical Society will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, at at the old schoolhouse next to the Poland Town Office. Members should note this is a new day and time for the meeting.

After the business meeting there will be refreshments, followed by the history of the Ferland family farm on Hardscrabble Road in Poland, presented by members of the Ferland family.

The public is welcome. The February and March meetings will also be held on the third Saturday. In April members will return to the regular third Wednesday evening meeting date.

Auxiliary meeting

AUBURN – The American Legion Auxiliary will meet at 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 16, at the Multi-Purpose Center, Birch Street. Members will discuss membership and coming events. Call Toni Blouin, 782-2572, or Clara Glendenning, 782-7851, for details.

Clean-up day

LISBON – VFW Post 9459 and Auxiliary will hold a post clean-up day at 8 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 18, at the post home, Route 196. Help is always needed.

The Auxiliary offers meatball subs every Wednesday night. Meal proceeds help troops in Iraq and their families. Members plan scat, pool play-offs and dart shoots. Call 353-5291 for details.

Camp lunch

AUBURN – Modern Woodmen of America Camp 8794 will sponsor lunch at the Tin Tin Buffet from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 19. Call 783-8804 for tickets.

Workshop set

RAYMOND – The Raymond-Casco Historical Society will hold a workshop meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 19, at the Raymond Town Office. New members and guests are welcome.

Dog classes

AUBURN – Great Falls Dog Obedience Club is starting a new class in Auburn on Wednesday, Jan. 21. The class is open to all dogs four months and older. Some of the things that will be covered in the classes are heel, sit-stay, down, come back and problems such as jumping up on people.

Beginners class is at 6:30 p.m. and the advanced class is at 7:30 p.m. For more information or to sign up call the club’s trainer, Diane Harrington at 784-7578.


LEWISTON – A Moving Through Menopause class will be offered by Lewiston Adult Education from 6 to 8 p.m. beginning Wednesday, Jan. 28, and continuing for three weeks.

Rita Myrick, USM Lifeline and Aerobics and Fitness Association of America certified instructor, will help participants determine which exercise is best during menopause.

Class members will learn to assess their fitness level and how to improve it during menopause. The instructor will also help participants choose/purchase equipment, balls, bands, weights, and how to use them.

Lewiston Adult Education is offering other dance and fitness classes that can help during any stage in life. They include aerobics, yoga, line dance and Dance Time for Couples.

For more information call Lewiston Adult Education at 795-4141 or visit the Web at

Need volunteers

LEWISTON – SeniorsPlus, the local area agency on aging, is seeking volunteers to assist seniors with grocery shopping, transportation and errands. Call 795-4010 or 1-800-427-1241 and ask for the volunteer coordinator.

Bridge results

LEWISTON – The Lewiston-Auburn Social Bridge Club winners at the Multi-Purpose Center on Jan. 12 were: N/S, first, Eileen Potvin and Roger Briggs; second, Grace and Luke Merry; third, Nancy Farmer and Don Johnson; fourth, Allie Boyer and Barbara Beegel.

E/W, first, Martine Begert and Rosemarie Goodwin; second, Patricia Daley and Agnes Winn; third/fourth tie, Mimi Bell and Rowena Palmer with Claire Lyons and Evelyn Sinclair.

Games are played at 9 a.m. Mondays, a mini lesson is given, and a partner is guaranteed. Call Goodwin at 783-1734 for more information. There will be no game on Monday, Jan. 19, Martin Luther King Day.

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