AUBURN – The Woman’s Literary Union Garden Club will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 17, at the clubhouse, 19 Elm St. Jody Goodwin, Sun Journal garden columnist, will speak on spring clean-up and starting dahlias for early blooming. Jeanne Pacheco and Cathy Westleigh will be hostess. Refreshments will be served and guests are welcome.

Hot topic

AUBURN – “Hot Topic Electronic Resources” will be offered at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Thursday, March 17, at Auburn Public Library, temporarily located at the Auburn Mall. Participants will take a look at medical databases and Novelist, a unique database that helps readers find the types of fiction books they like to read.

All ages are welcome. Call Sally at 782-3191, ext. 4, or e-mail [email protected] to reserve a spot.

OES to install

AUBURN – A new slate of officers for Pine Cone Chapter 26, Order of the Eastern Star, will be installed at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 19, at the Masonic Hall, 1021 Turner St.

Harriet Stretton will be installed worthy matron and William H. Stretton, worthy patron. Norma F. Crabtree, associate grand matron, will be installing matron, assisted by John H. Coombs, associate grand patron, as installing patron.

Other installing officers will be Donna Manson, marshal; Helen Girard, chaplain Debra Greim, organist; and Charlene Pelletier, Star Point Ceremony.

Refreshments will be served in the dining hall after the installation. All Eastern Star members, Masons and friends are welcome.

Club to meet

WINTHROP – The Kennebec Rocks and Minerals Club will meet at 7 p.m. Friday, March 18, at the Kennebec Savings Bank, Main Street. Field trips will start in April. New members are welcome.

For more information, call Becky at 582-3261 or e-mail Stacey at [email protected]

Video to be shown

POLAND – The Poland Historical Society will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 19, at the Old Schoolhouse, 1229 Maine St., next to the Poland Town Office. It is a change of day and time. Following the business meeting, refreshments will be served.

Members will see a video, “Earliest Maine Films,” silent films from 1901 to 1920. The public is welcome.

Members are working on a new display featuring the history of Keystone Spring Bottling.

Anyone having memorabilia or memories to share should call Mary at 998-4391 or Sandy at 998-2403.

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