AUBURN – Robin Dow Senior Citizens will meet at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 22, at the Alden M. Gayton Post 31, American Legion, 425 Washington St. Bingo will be played after the meeting and a bag lunch. There will be the usual raffle table. Garden vegetables are welcome. Tickets of $3 will be sold for the cookout/cookin picnic July 13.

Seventy-one members were present when the group met June 8 under the direction of the President Dorothy Larrabee. Birthdays for June were acknowledged with special recognition for Larrabee, Lee Koss, co-chairman and assistant treasurer, and Burleigh Edwards, all having birthdays in June.

Larrabee requested from three to five volunteers to assist in the “not-too-soon” preparations for the forthcoming Thanksgiving and Christmas celebrations, as plans must be made prior to the events, with reservations. Chaplain Pat Donohue led the group in a moment of silence in memory of former member Noella Higgins, recently deceased.

Attendance prize winners were Roger Briggs and Doris Michaels; pot of gold winners, Betty Hebert, Anne Edwards and George Remillard.

At the close of the meeting and following a bag lunch, the group had the annual food auction with Lee Koss as auctioneer.

Chicken supper

NEW GLOUCESTER – A chicken supper will be held from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, June 25, at Sabbathday Lake Grange, Old Route 26. The supper is being sponsored by Sabbathday Lake Junior Grange and Androscoggin Pomona Grange to benefit Junior Grange Summer Camp at Maine Conservation School in Bryant Pond. The supper will consist of oven-fried chicken, salads, hot and cold drinks and brownies and ice cream for dessert. The public is welcome.

Vacation school

BOWDOIN – The West Bowdoin Baptist Church’s annual Vacation Bible School will be held from 8:45 to 11:30 a.m. June 27 through July 1. There will be a closing program on Friday evening, July 1, that will feature a skit and accompanying songs the children will learn throughout the week. For more information, call Cheryl Dwyer at 353-2053.

Book discussion

AUBURN – Join the Auburn Public Library at its Auburn Mall location for the June book discussion at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 28, when participants will discuss “The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman” by Ernest J. Gaines.

It is a novel in the guise of the recorded recollections of a black woman who lived 110 years. It mixes wit and wrath, misery and poetry, to tell the story of the South, from slavery to the 1960s Civil Rights era, from one woman’s perspective.

For more information about the Auburn Public Library’s monthly book discussion series, call 782-3191.

Tripp reunion

NEW GLOUCESTER – A Tripp reunion will be held at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, June 26, at Sabbathday Lake Grange Hall, Sabbathday Road, old Route 26. For more information, call Aldine Meserve at 998-2586.


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