AUBURN – The Scrabble Crossword Game Club will meet from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday, June 12, at the Great Falls School, High Street entrance, 140 High St.

All levels of players are welcome. The club meets the second and fourth Sunday of each month. Anyone wanting more information should call Sharon Hawkes, director, at 344-0026.

Flag Day

LEWISTON – The Longley-Dionne Post 9150, Veterans of Foreign Wars, will participate in a Flag Day ceremony at 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 14, with the students and teachers of the Longley Elementary School.

The program will be outside, weather permitting. Students and teachers will march out to the flagpole in front of the Multi-Purpose Center, Birch Street, to recite the Pledge of Allegiance.

Principal Thomas Hood will make introductions as Longley students read their essays. Post 9150 members will award prizes to the students who read their essays. Closing remarks will be given by Hood and Americanism Officer Robert MacDonald, Post 9150.

Shaker events

NEW GLOUCESTER – Nature walks, a spinning demonstration, a blacksmithing demonstration and a lavender workshop are highlights on Saturday, June 18, at Shaker Village, Route 26. The village is open from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The demonstrations are free and open to the public. The lavender workshop carries a fee and requires preregistration. The nature walks require a fee and preregistration. The guided walks cover the Shaker fields, woods, Loon’s Point on Sabbathday Lake and Aurelia’s Cascade.

For more information, call 926-4597, e-mail [email protected] or visit

Music program

NEW GLOUCESTER – The choir from the Unitarian-Universalist Church, Augusta, will perform a music program at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, June 26, at the 1839 Universalist Meetinghouse, 1131 Intervale Road. The choir is under the direction of Ray Long.

The 1839 Universalist Meetinghouse was home to Maine’s oldest Universalist congregation and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Donations will be accepted. The choir concert is sponsored by the New Gloucester Historical Society.

Bridge winners

LEWISTON – The Lewiston-Auburn Social Bridge Club winners at the Multi-Purpose Center on June 6 were: N/S, first, Betty and Doug Sise; second, Lucille Bilodeau and Roger Briggs; third, Martine Begert and Rosemarie Goodwin.

E/W, first, Richard Allen and Richard Balian; second, Cynthia Bonsey and Janice Wolfe; third, Ray Sirois and Ron Reynolds; fourth, Barbara Beegel and Luke Merry.

Games are played ag 9 a.m. Mondays, a mini-lesson is given, and a partner is guaranteed. Call Rosemarie Goodwin at 783-1734 for more information.

The New Gloucester bridge winners on June 5 were: first, Jan and Vern Arey; second, Phyllis Healy and George Bernstein; third, Linda Leotsakos and Audrey Burns; fourth, Mary Leahey and Luke Merry; fifth, Sally Johnston and Patricia Schlegel; fourth/fifth tie in B, Betty and Doug Sise with Nick Karamessinis and John Joys.

Games are played every Sunday at 12:45 p.m. and a partner is guaranteed. Call Les Buzzell at 783-4153.

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