RICHMOND – The Richmond High School Bowling Club, in conjunction with the Student Activities Department, is sponsoring a bus trip to Faneuil Hall/Quincy Marketplace on Saturday, Dec. 11. It is a fund-raising activity for the club.

The trip is open to adults and Richmond High School students, who must be accompanied by an adult shopper. The price is $30 a person, including a continental breakfast at the school, folder with coupon savings book and other information, bus transportation and parking.

The fee must accompany the form and becomes non-refundable after Friday, Dec. 3. Return fees and forms to Betsey Noble at the high school.

All school rules apply as it is a school-sponsored event. Call Noble at 737-4348 for details.

Public skating

HEBRON – Public skating at Hebron Academy will be offered from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sundays, Nov. 21 to March 6, in Robinson Ice Arena. Cost is $2 for adults and children 13 and up; $1 for children 12 and under.

Skate sharpening is available; no skate rentals available. Parking is available in the arena parking lot just off Route 119. For more information, call 966-2100 or visit

Living Nativity

LEWISTON – The Vineyard Church of Lewiston will present the eighth annual Living Nativity. Show times will be: Thursday, Dec. 9, at 7 and 8 p.m.; Friday, Dec. 10, at 60, 7 and 8 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 11, at 5, 6, 7 and 8 p.m.

The free event is open to the public. The dramatic presentation of the birth of Christ, held indoors, includes live animals, actors performing drama and dance, followed by a tour of the hall of trees. There will also be Dickens carolers, Christmas cookies and hot cider. A wagon ride is also offered for those who wish.

The Vineyard is located at 9 Foss Road. Call 784-9500 for more information.

Giving Tree

BOWDOIN – The Bowdoin Community Giving Tree tags are available at Bowdoin Central School. The project provides items for the children of Bowdoin at Christmas. Visit the school during school hours to select a tag or call Karen Mayo at 666-3375 for more information.

Free dinner

AUBURN – A free dinner will be served from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 25, at the Slamma Restaurant, 67 Mill St. All are invited. Call 784-4436 for more information.

ID program

LEWISTON – A free Child Identification Program, offered by the Freemasons of Maine, will be available at the Holiday Festival for Children from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 4., at the Multi-Purpose Center.

Parents will receive a personal record of identification for their child, to be used in case of their child’s abduction. Included in the record are the child’s fingerprints, a DNA swab and videotape. The program is endorsed by the Maine Chief of Police Association.

For more information, call Advocates for Children at 783-3990.

Advocates for Children is a participating United Way agency and a recipient of the Lewiston Community Development Block Grant.

Bridge winners

LEWISTON – The Lewiston-Auburn Duplicate Bridge Club met on Nov. 16 at the Multi-Purpose Center. North/South winners in Flight A were: first, Roger Briggs and Lucille Bilodeau; second, Luke Merry and Joe Reinhardt; third, Jeanine Kivus and Mary Leahey. Flight B winners were: first, Roger Briggs and Lucille Bilodeau; second, Doug and Betty Sise. Flight C winners were: Doug and Betty Sise.

East/Winners winners in Flight A were: first, Leslie Buzzell and Ron Cote; second, Fred Letourneau and Rosemarie Goodwin; third, Eleanor Abraham and Cynthia Clifford. Winners in Flight B were Eleanor Abraham and Cynthia Clifford.

Another game will be played at the center on Tuesday, Nov. 23. A partner is guaranteed.

The club also met on Nov. 17 at Schooner Estates. Winners in Flight A were: first, David Wallace and Tom Dahlberg; second, Lucille Bilodeau and Alberta Turner; third, Richard Horne and Nancy Lindgren; fourth, David Lock and Jeanine Kivus. Flight B winners

were: first, Lucille Bilodeau and Alberta Turner; second, Roger Briggs and Claire Lyons. There will be no game on Wednesday, Nov. 24. The club will meet again at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1, at Schooner Estates. For more information, call Lucille Theriault at 783-0431.

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