LEWISTON – The Y-Ettes will meet at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 13, at the YWCA, East Avenue. Speaker will be Laurie Winsor, director of marketing and development for Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice.

Plans for the YWCA card party, to be held Wednesday, May 4, will be finalized. Tickets are $3.50 each and table reservations are requested. Walk-ins will be seated according to table availability. Call the YWCA at 795-4050 for reservations.

Jane Pratt and Noella Paradis will serve as hostesses.
KC Auxiliary
LEWISTON – Council 106, Knight Of Columbus, Auxiliary on East Ave. will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, April 12, at the hall, East Avenue. The officers will meet at 6 p.m. Topics will include finding a nominating committee for electionsin May.

At 7:30 p.m. Chris Fenno, executive director of Abused Women Advocacy Program, will speak about the program. All members are invited to attend and a light lunch will be served. New members welcome.
Dance canceled
LEWISTON – The Countryside Dancers dance, scheduled from 8 to 11 p.m. Saturday, April 10, at C & J Hall, 711 Webster St., has been canceled.
Dow Seniors
AUBURN – Robin Dow Senior Citizens will meet at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 14, at the Alden M. Gayton Post 31, American Legion, Washington Street. The board of directors will meet at 10.

An Easter dinner will be prepared and served under the direction of Lucien Marcoux with volunteers. Members are requested to bring their own silverware and cups. There will be the usual raffle table.

At the last meeting on March 24, 61 members were present. Lee Koss, in the absence of trip chairwoman Evelyn Sawin, reported Sawin is planning a trip to Foster’s Lobster House, York, on June 11. Details will be announced.

Attendance prize winners were Anita Plourde and Marion Drapeau; pot of gold, Frances Wentworth, Shirley Harnden and Eleanor Jewel. Raffle tickets were drawn. Bingo was played after a bag lunch.
Telephone club
LEWISTON – Stevens Life Member Club, Telephone Pioneers, will hold a luncheon meeting on Wednesday, April 21, at the Ramada Inn. Fellowship at 11 a.m. will be followed by noon lunch. The program will include a speaker and a short business meeting. Members and guests are asked to bring nonperishable food or monetary donations for the needy. Reservations are needed by Friday, April 16.
Club Richelieu
AUBURN – The local chapter of Club Richelieu International will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 14, at Rolandeau’s Restaurant, 775 Washington St. This will be the last local meeting before the club’s U.S. District Congress Friday through Sunday, April 23 to 25, at the Hilton Garden Inn. Members and guests are solicited to attend and make constructive suggestions for the event, which will co-inside with local the chapter’s 45th anniversary.
DAR meeting
LEWISTON – Mary Dillingham Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, will meet at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 14, at the home of Millie Berube, Webber Avenue. The program will be a “show and tell” of members’ collectibles. Articles with a patriotic theme will be collected for a fund-raising basket. Members should bring a sandwich.
Look good
LEWISTON – A Look Good … Feel Better American Cancer Society program for assisting women who are faced with appearance changes resulting from cancer treatment will be offered from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 14, at Central Maine Medical Center’s Cynthia A. Rydholm Cancer Treatment Center.

A volunteer from the National Cosmetology Association will teach a small group of women how to apply cosmetics specific to their individual needs. Hair and wig styling will also be discussed. Wigs are available through purchase or loan. Each participant will be given a complimentary bag of cosmetics made available through the Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association Foundation.

Anyone seeking more information should call Diane Mulkhey at 795-2440 or Sandy Piper at 345-9048.
River is topic
NEW GLOUCESTER – “The Royal River: Past and Present” will be the subject of the program at the New Gloucester Historical Society’s meeting at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 15, at the New Gloucester Meetinghouse, 389 Intervale Rd.

The speakers will be Henry Nichols, director of the Friends of the Royal River, and Ursula Baier, North Yarmouth historian. They will cover the mills and other uses of the river and will include a slide program featuring aerial views of the river from New Gloucester to the Yarmouth estuary.

A short business meeting and refreshments will precede the program. All are welcome.
Sharing music
LISBON FALLS – The Lisbon Area Christian Outreach will share music at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 18, at St. Matthew’s Church. Supper will be served at 5:30. There will be a free will offering. Proceeds will benefit the matching grant program for the outreach. Call 353-6925 or 353-6195 for details.
Off to Ireland
LEWISTON – A special program, “Tea, Talk and Travel to Ireland,” will be offered from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Monday, April 19, at Wisdom’s Center for Women, 97 Blake St. Terry Gendron, a retired Navy commander, will present the program. To register, call 784-0155 or visit wisdoms [email protected]
College planning
LEWISTON — The Maine Educational Opportunity Center will offer a free “The Essentials of College Planning” workshop from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 21, at the Lewiston Career Center.

Counselor Christy Le will be the instructor. To preregister call 1-800-281-3703.

Adults considering college are invited to participate. Services include assistance in choosing a college, tutoring, personal and financial counseling, career counseling, assistance in applying to college, workplace and college visits and assistance in applying for financial aid.
Card tourney
WINTHROP – The 17th annual Winthrop Cribbage Tournament will be held at 6:15 p.m. Saturday, April 24, at the Winthrop Congregational Church, 10 Bowdoin St.

Registration will begin at 6. There will be double elimination, singles tournament, trophies, door prizes and free refreshments.

Cost is adults, $5; students, $3. Advance registration would be appreciated. Call Bill or Darlene Rodzen at 377-8639.

All proceeds will benefit the church, which is wheelchair accessible. Participants should bring a cribbage board.
Plan Sox trip
LEWISTON – The Lewiston Senior Citizens are planning a trip to see a Boston Red Sox game on Monday, July 6. The Red Sox will play the Oakland Athletics in a night game. The cost to go is $95 for members of the Lewiston Senior Citizens and $100 for non-members.

The trip is open to the public. Those interested don’t have to be age 50 or over to attend.

The bus will leave the Multi-Purpose Center at 1:30 p.m. on July 6.

For more information, call 784-2926, ext. 207, or stop by between 8:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday to leave a deposit. The deadline for deposits is Monday, April 12, with the final payment due June 1.
Bridge results
LEWISTON – The Lewiston-Auburn Bridge Club winners at the Multi-Purpose Center on April 6 were: N/S, first, Martine Begert and Jeanine Kivus; second, Lucille Bilodeau and Roger Briggs; third, Nancy Lindgren and Dick Horne; second in B, Allie Boyer and Charles Bartlett.

E/W, first, Marta Clements and Nancy Farmer; second, Ann Riley and Bjorn Axelson; third, Maude Abbott and Claire Lyons.

Winners at Schooner Estates in Auburn on April 7 were: first, John Hackett and Ray Sirois; second, Martine Begert and Patricia Garcia; third, Tom Dahlberg and David Wallace; fourth, Claire Lyons and Roger Briggs

Games are played at 9 a.m. Tuesdays and 7 p.m. Wednesdays, and a partner is guaranteed. Call Rosemarie Goodwin at 783-1734 for information about all bridge activities.
Meeting series
CASCO – The Casco Open Space Committee will host a series of four neighborhood meetings this spring to give residents, landowners and committee members a chance to discuss potential open space opportunities and priorities, as well as options for preserving open space.

Each one will focus on a different part of town (north, west, south and east, respectively) but will also address Casco as a whole. They are: Tuesday, April 13, Casco Town Hall; Monday, April 26, Crooked River Elementary School; Monday, May 10, Hawthorne House; Thursday, May 20, Webb’s Mills Community Center (Sunshine Club).

All meetings will start at 7 p.m. For more information, call the Casco Town Office at 627-4515 or give feedback to the committee by e-mailing [email protected]

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