DURHAM – The Durham Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 8, at Union Church (Old Town Hall) on Royalsborough Road, Southwest Bend.

Dennis Stires, Livermore historian and author of the Livermore chapter in the new Androscoggin County history book, will be speaker.

Refreshments will be served. Anyone desiring may bring their book for autographing. Books are available at the Durham Town Office.

Dow Seniors

AUBURN – Robin Dow Senior Citizens will meet at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 9, at the Alden M. Gayton Post 31, American Legion, 426 Washington St. The board of directors will meet at 10 a.m.

President Dorothy Larrabee presided at the May 26 meeting with 71 members present. New members joining were Harry and Wallace Dixon, brothers, and Shirley Thiriet. Visitors were Carol Layton and Jean Gilpatrick. May birthdays were observed.

The president informed the members a food sale will be held June 23. Trip Chairwoman Evelyn Sawin reminded the group the trip to Foster’s Lobster House, York, on Friday, June 11, must be paid.

Attendance prize winners were Pat Edwards and Birdena Whittle; pot of gold, Flo Bailey, Roger Goding and Eleanor Jewel.

Bingo was played after the meeting and a bag lunch.

A memorial service was conducted prior to the meeting for nine deceased members, with Lucy Cowles in charge. Participants were Audrey Fleming, Kay Koss, Lucy Cowles, Caroline Chapman, Chaplain Bernice Parks and pianist Kay DeBurra.

OES visitation

AUBURN – Pine Cone Chapter 26, Order of the Eastern Star, will meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 10, at the Masonic Hall, 1021 Turner St. Norma Crabtree, associate grand matron, will conduct the chapter’s official visitation.

The meeting will be preceded by a potluck supper at 6:15 p.m. All Eastern Star members are welcome. Margaret Spencer, Brenda Noble, Denise and Peter Wallingford will be honored for being members of the Order of Eastern Star for 25 years.

DAR meeting

BOWDOIN – Regent Sheila Desgrosseilliers announces that the Burnt Meadow Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, will meet at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, June 12, at the home of Marion Spear. Following the business meeting, State Vice Regent Ann Thomas will speak about the function of the Maine State Organization, Daughters of the American Revolution.

Blood drive

WINTHROP – An American Red Cross community blood drive will be held from 1 to 6 p.m. Thursday, June 24, at St. Francis Xavier Parish Hall, Lake Street. The drive is open to all donors. An identification card or license will be required. Call 1-800-482-0743 to make an appointment or for more information.

Bridge winners

LEWISTON – The Lewiston-Auburn Duplicate Bridge Club met on June 1 at the Multi-Purpose Center.

North/South winners in Flight A were: first, Fred Letourneau and Rosemarie Goodwin; second, Jeanine Kivus and Martine Begert; third, Doug and Betty Sise. Winners in Flight B were: first, Doug and Betty Sise; second, Grace Merry and Alberta Turner.

East/West winners in Flight A were: first, Paul Pierce and Sharon Tyler; second, David Lock and Patricia Garcia; third, Dick Horne and Nancy Lindgren. Flight B winners were Paul Sherman and Charles Bartlett. Another game will be held at 9 a.m. at the center on June 8. A partner is guaranteed.

The club also met on June 2 at Schooner Estates in Auburn. Winners in Flight A were: first, Patricia Garcia and Martine Begert; second, Bruce Murray and Lucille Theriault; third, Michael St. John and Rosemarie Goodwin; fourth, Paul Pierce and Sharon Tyler.

Another game will be played at Schooner at 7 p.m. June 9. For more information and/or a partner, call Lucille Theriault at 783-0431.

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