TURNER – There will be a 5K foot race Sunday, July 4, starting at 8:30 a.m. at the elementary school. Free T-shirts will be given to the first 30 to enter and pay admission for the race. The admission fee is $8. Awards will also be given. To preregister, contact Andrea Wade at 225-2306. Sign-ups will still be going on the day of the race from 8 to 8:15 a.m.

Seniors install

AUBURN – First Auburn Seniors will meet at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 7, at Hasty Community Center. There will be a raffle, bag lunch and bingo. Tickets will be sold for the July 21 chicken barbecue. Dues must be paid at this time.

At the June 16 meeting, Joyce Poole reminded members of trips to Fairpoint, Carousel Dinner Theatre and a New Year’s bash in Leominster, Mass. Attendance winners were Audrey Fleming and Shirley Montgomery; pot-of-gold, Gerry Timberlake, Gaetane David and Don Fyfe. Pat Edwards accepted reservations for the June 30 luncheon at Julien’s Restaurant.

Installation of officers was conducted by Lucy Cowles: president, Betty Hebert; vice president, Nancy Roy; secretary, Joan Webb; treasurer, Gerry Brushwein; corresponding secretary, Lucy Cowles; membership chairwoman, Pat Edwards; chaplain, Pat Donohue; board of directors, Nelson Edwards, Beverly Lashua and Kay DeBurra. Absent were assistant treasurer, Jim Lutz, and board members Dick Brushwein and George Brainerd.

Bridge play

LEWISTON – The Lewiston-Auburn Social Bridge Club winners of the quarterly Club Championship at the Multi-Purpose Center on June 28 were:

North/south, first, Anna Vitiello and Randy Silver, third overall; second, Richard Allen and Don Johnson, fifth overall; third, Betty and Doug Sise, second overall in B; fourth, Grace and Luke Merry, Nancy Farmer and Joann Morris, fourth overall in B.

East/west: first, Sharon Tyler and Paul Pierce, first overall; second, Hilda Monk and Ed Oldham, second overall; third, Alberta Turner and Connie Simpson, fourth overall; fourth, Ron Reynolds and Ray Sirois, sixth overall.

First in B: Nancy Ferris and Eileen Minnehan, third overall in B; second in B, Mimi Bell and Cindy Kirchherr; second/third tie in C, Marlene and Conrad Violette with Jeanne Plourde and Joan Bergeron

Games are played every week at 9 a.m., a mini lesson is given, and a partner is guaranteed. Call Rosemarie Goodwin at 783-1734 for more information. A game will be played on Monday, July 5.

La Leche League

AUBURN – The La Leche League offers breastfeeding information and encouragement to pregnant women, new mothers and growing families. Services offered include monthly meetings and 24-hour telephone help. All interested women are invited to attend the next meeting at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, July 8, at 102 Bennett Ave.

Babies are always welcome. All concerns about breastfeeding are welcome for discussion in addition to the scheduled topic, “Breastfeeding: Great Beginnings,” which will focus on avoiding and overcoming difficulties. For more information, people can call 782-6645.

Program changed

GREENE – Interpretive naturalist John Green will narrate a slide program on the Florida Everglades at the Sawyer Memorial, 371 Sawyer Road, at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 8, and 2 and 7 p.m. Friday, July 9.

Green replaces Ted Bumiller, who had been scheduled to present a program on India. Doors open one hour before the show and admission is free. The building is air-conditioned. For more information, call 946-5311 or go to www.ourworld.cs.com/sawyerfoundation.

Plant patrol

AUBURN – An invasive plant patrol workshop will be held from 4 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, July 8, at the Woodbury Brackett Environmental Center, 24 Maple Hill Road. The session is free and the public is welcome. Light refreshments will be provided. Pre-registration is required. Call 783-7733 or send e-mail to [email protected]

Widows fellowship

LISBON – The Lisbon Area Widow Fellowship will meet on Monday, July 12, at the Lisbon United Methodist Church on School Street, Lisbon Falls. The meeting opens at 11:30 a.m. followed by a noon potluck lunch.

Area widows are invited. The group meets the first Monday of the month unless it’s a holiday.

Family fun

LEWISTON – Advocates for Children will host a Family Fun Day from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 20. Parents and kids are invited to visit Thorncrag Bird Sanctuary. Various activities will be available to help families explore the park.

Limited transportation is from Advocates for Children, slated to leave at 9:45 a.m., or parents can meet directly at the East Avenue entrance of Thorncrag. Bathrooms will not be available.

Although there is no fee, registration is required. Call 783-3990. Advocates for Children is a participating United Way agency.

Music students

TURNER – Six music students from Leavitt Area High School recently participated in the annual Maine All-State Music Festival sponsored by the Maine Music Educators Association.

Students participating in the All-State band were Leslie Neal and Emily Grant. In the chorus were Tim Byrne, Danielle Sabine, Janet Grant and Holly Andrew. Joan Hamann is the school’s chorus director and William Buzza is band director.

Museum moving

LISBON – The Lisbon Historical Society Archives and Museum has moved from 9 Union St., Lisbon Falls, and will be closed for the summer. The archives and museum will open in September at the Marion T. Morse School on School Street, Lisbon Falls.


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