LEWISTON – The speaker at the Thursday, Jan. 27, meeting of the Lewiston-Auburn Rotary Club will be Robin Thayer of Pre-Paid Legal Services Inc. The topic will be identity theft. Anyone interested in knowing more about Rotary is invited to the noon meeting at the Ramada Inn. Cost of the luncheon is $8.

District meeting

DIXFIELD – The Department of Maine, Second District Auxiliary will meet with the Second District Legionnaires at noon Sunday, Jan. 30, at Dixfield Post 100. A ham dinner will be served followed at 1 p.m. by the district oratorical contest. The winner will go on to the department oratorical contest.

A district meeting will be held at 2 p.m. Second District President Edith Lemieux asks that auxiliary members bring a wrapped gift to be auctioned. All units are requested to be present to practice for the “Chirping Chick-a-Dee” show at the convention in June.

Annual meeting

WALES – The Wales Presbyterian Church annual congregational meeting, that was canceled Sunday, Jan. 23, due to the weather, has been reschedule for Sunday, Jan. 30, after the 9 a.m. service.

Acting workshop

LEWISTON – An acting workshop will be held for eight weeks from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays beginning Feb. 2 at Lewiston High School. Cost is $35 for Lewiston residents, $40 for nonresidents. Call Lewiston Adult Ed at 795-4141 to register

The workshop is designed for those who have never acted, but want to try, and for those who have experience, but want to polish their skills.

Students will learn about acting, primarily by participating in activities such as scene read-throughs and monologue and group scene preparation and presentation.

Instruction, coaching, and feedback will be given in a fun and encouraging manner. Students will also be given the opportunity to provide feedback and suggestions to each other. Course material will include classic and modern plays and playwrights. Tony Morin will be the instructor.

Computer meeting

AUBURN – The Lewiston-Auburn Macintosh Users Group will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 2, at Edward Little High School Room 124, the computer lab, at 6 p.m.

The meeting is free and open to the public.

Founder and past president of LA MUG, Karl Lalemand, said, “There has been an increased amount of interest in this computer group. Many folks have been inquiring with questions about Apple’s iPod, the iMac and digital cameras.”

Lalemand can be reached at 784-0098 or [email protected]

TOPS open house

TURNER – TOPS ME 299, a nonprofit weight loss support group, will hold an open house for anyone interested at 6:15 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 3. (snow date, Feb. 10), at the GAR Hall in North Turner.

Anyone wanting more information should call Elaine Parlin, leader, at 224-7943 or 897-3724.

Bridge winners

LEWISTON – The Lewiston-Auburn Social Bridge Club winners at the Multi-Purpose Center on Jan. 24 were: N/S, first, Martine Begert and Rosemarie Goodwin; second, Anna Vitiello and Randy Silver; third, Dick Allen and Pete Cummings; first in B, Claire Tewhey and Charles Bartlett.

E/W, first, Don Johnson and Les Buzzell; second, Janice Wolfe and Luke Merry; third, Nancy Farmer and Roger Briggs; first in B, Claire Lyons and Evelyn Sinclair.

Games are played every Monday at 9:00 a.m., a mini lesson is given, and a partner is guaranteed. Call Goodwin at 783-1734 for more information.

Les Buzzell will be the director of a new bridge game at 12:45 p.m. Sundays at the Amvets Hall in New Gloucester. All players are welcome and a partner is guaranteed. Call Les at 783-4153 for more information.

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