BOWDOIN – The Bowdoin Historical Society will meet on Sunday, June 5, at FHC Inc. on Main Street. A potluck meal will be served at 5:30 p.m. and the meeting will start at 6.

Michael Bohunicky of Lisbon Falls will speak on his family’s Slovak history. The public is invited. For more information, call John Lambert at 666-3362 or Patrice Mathieu at 353-5193.


LISBON FALLS – The Lisbon Area Widow Fellowship will meet on Monday, June 6, at the Lisbon United Methodist Church, School Street. The gathering will begin at 11:30 a.m. followed at noon with a potluck lunch.

All interested widows in the area are invited.


AUBURN – Auburn AC Serve (SHARE), part of Serve New England’s food and volunteer program, will have its alternate registration date for the June 25 Distribution Day from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Monday, June 6, at the Auburn Advent Christian Church, Whitney St. entrance. New and former participants in the Serve program are welcome. For more information, call Janet at 784-2164.

Ricker to speak

LISBON FALLS – Lisbon Historical Society’s guest speaker at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 8, will be Merton Ricker, who will discuss French Canadians. The meeting will take place at the Lisbon Historical Society Archive Museum, MTM Center, Rooms 5 and 6, School Street.

The public is welcome. Admission is free and the facility is handicapped accessible. Regular archive hours are 1 to 4 p.m. Thursdays or by appointment. Contact Dorothy J. Smith, secretary and curator, at 353-8510 for more information.

DAR program

NEW GLOUCESTER – Mary Dillingham Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, will meet at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 8, at Opportunity Farm. The program will include a flag dedication. Members should bring a bag lunch. All prospective members are welcome. Call Beverly Robbins at 783-6086 for more information.

MS speakers

LEWISTON – The next Multiple Sclerosis Support Group and Caregivers meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 8, at the Lepage Conference Center, 99 Campus Ave. Steve Huber from Huber Associates and Melissa Williamson from the chapter office will present a program on PT, OT and rehabilitation resources available to anyone with MS from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. The session will start at 6 with socializing until 6:30. The meeting will follow the program. For more information, call call Kathy Adams-Iler at 783-5807.

Retiree council

AUBURN – The Maine Army Retiree Council will meet at 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 10, at the American Legion Post 31, 426 Washington St. North. The Maine Army Retiree Council conducts meetings that impart information of interest to all military retirees. Retirees of all military services and their spouses are invited to attend.

Optimist winners

AUBURN – Three winners from the first annual Tri-Town Optimist Club Oratorical Contest on May 24 will compete for scholarship awards in the Optimist Club District Contest at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 11, at the Auburn Police Station.

They were: Alycia Hawley, first place; Brittany Groves, second place; and Chelsea Pickett, third place, with Lindsey Kasik getting honorable mention. The judges at the May 24 contest at Elm Street School were Patricia Thurlow, Shirley Marquis and Love Barkhurst. The timer was Dana Lee. The speech topic was “My Hero is…”

Yard sale

LISBON – Lisbon Elementary School, Gartley Road, will hold a community yard sale from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 11, open to area groups and families to rent space.

In the event of rain, tables will be set up in the gym. Anyone wanting more information should call Monica Millhime, community resource coordinator for the Lisbon School Department, at 754-0021. A donation of $10 is requested for space.

Sale items at the school include desks and chairs, file cabinets, bookcases, shelving, cubbies, posters, flags, books, clocks, paper, bulletin boards and playground equipment.

All items are available due to the consolidation of Marion T. Morse and Lisbon elementary schools.

Bridge play

NEW GLOUCESTER – The Sunday Bridge Game results on May 30 were as follows: N/S, first, Lorry and Fred Letourneau; second, Jeanine Kivus and David Lock; third, Sally Johnston and Patricia Schlegel; second in B, Nancy Farmer and Roger Briggs.

E/W, first, Katie Love and Don Smith; second, Rosemarie Goodwin and Mike St. John; third, Cynthia and Bim Clifford; second in B, Marguerite Adams and Mary Ryder.

Games are played every Sunday at 12:45 p.m. and a partner is guaranteed. Call Rosemarie Goodwin at 783-1734 for more information.

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