GRAY – The monthly safety education seminar of the Gray Region Citizen Corps, set for 6:30 p.m. today has been canceled due to the snowstorm.

Although roads are expected to be clear by this afternoon, many residents will be busy clearing snow themselves. The Red Cross shelter operations class has been rescheduled for the June meeting.

Play auditions

POLAND – The Poland Players announce auditions for their next production, “Tommy,” a rock opera. The show requires performers of all ages, and members of the community of any age are encouraged to try out.

Individuals should be prepared to sing a short song and read from the script. Audition dates and times are 2:30 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 15; 3:30 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 16; and 5 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17.

The show is also looking for rock musicians willing to perform the music. For more information or to schedule a different audition time, contact the director, D’Arcy Robinson, at 998-5400, ext. 218.

Seniors lunch

AUBURN – First Auburn Seniors will meet at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 16, at Hasty Community Center, Pettengill Park. There will be a luncheon to celebrate Valentine’s Day and a king and queen will be chosen. Bingo will be played after lunch.

On Wednesday, Feb. 2, members voted to invite nonresidents to join, with dues to be $5. In order to buy a ticket for the Valentine luncheon one must have been a member before Feb. 2. However, anyone may bring a bag lunch and cup for the meeting and bingo.

Joyce Poole announced that payment will be due for the Hal Roach “King of Blarney” trip to Leominster, Mass., at the Feb. 16 meeting. The trip is scheduled for March 20, cost $65. For reservations call her at 784-3429.

Other trips planned are the Country Jubilee, My 19, cost $70, and a mystery day trip on Friday, July 15, to the Boston area and lunch at the Venezia Restaurant on the waterfront, cost $63.

Attendance winners were Ralph Lashua and Jim Lutz. Pot of gold winners were Frances Robitaille, Joan Dechene and Beverly Lashua. Bingo was played after lunch.

Seniors dinner

AUBURN – The New Auburn Senior Citizens will serve a meatloaf dinner at noon Wednesday, Feb. 16, at the St. Louis Church hall basement on Dunn Street. The cost is $3 and it is for members only.

A meeting was held Wednesday, Feb. 2, with Fern Bussiere, vice president, presiding. February birthdays were noted and small gifts given. Robert and Theresa Labrie were recognized on the occasion of their 59th wedding anniversary.

There are still a few seats left on the overnight trip to Mohegan and Foxwoods on April 10 and 11, open to anyone. Call Jean at 784-5264 for details.

New members welcomed were Mignone Mailhot, Lorraine Lapointe, Jeannine Ayotte, Helen Bedard and Anna Faucher. Pot of gold winners were Thomas Desjardins, Jackie Bussiere and Jean Paul Poulin.

The meeting adjourned, a light lunch was served and bingo followed. The next regular meeting will be held Wednesday, March 2.

Open bingo for seniors 60 and over will be held Wednesday, Feb. 23. All seniors are welcome.

Flower arranging

AUBURN – The Woman’s Literary Union Garden Club will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17, at the clubhouse, 19 Elm St. Supermarket flower arranging will be the program. Members are asked to bring a bunch of flowers, tools and a container to make an arrangement. Arrangements will be judged.

Tonie Ramsey and Phyllis Splain are in charge of hospitality. Refreshments will be served, and all interested persons are invited to attend.

Veteran sign-up

AUBURN – Veterans will be able to sign up for benefits from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 18 and 19, in the Wal-Mart parking lot.

The Motor Home RV Center is donating an RV to sign up all veterans for their medical benefits. The event is being co-sponsored by Franco-American War Vets Post 31, VFW Post 9150 and the American Red Cross

For more information, call Jerry DeWitt at 926-3240 or numeric pager 851-4899.

Bridge results

LEWISTON – The Lewiston-Auburn Duplicate Bridge Club met on Feb. 8 at the Multi-Purpose Center. Winners in Flight A were: first, David Lock and Patricia Garcia; tied at second, Mary Leahey and Rosemarie Goodwin with Jeanine Kivus and Martine Begert; fourth, Doug and Betty Sise.

Winners in Flight B and C were: first, Doug and Betty Sise; tied at second, Marta Clements and Nancy Farmer with Charles Bartlett and Allie Boyer.

Another game will be held at the center at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 15. A partner is guaranteed.

The club also met on Feb. 9 at Schooner Estates in Auburn. Winners were: first, Ray Sirois and John Hackett; second, David Lock and Jeanine Kivus; third, Don Smith and Katie Love; fourth, Anna Vitiello and Lucille Theriault.

Another game will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 16, at Schooner Estates. For more information and/or a partner, call Lucille Theriault at 783-0431.


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