AUBURN – Robin Dow Senior Citizens will meet for the annual cookin/cookout picnic on Wednesday, July 13, at the Alden M. Gayton Post 31, American Legion, 426 Washington St. Doors will open at 9 a.m.

There will be no raffle table. Coffee and doughnuts will be served as the day begins, with Lucien Marcoux as chef for the noon luncheon consisting of hot dogs and hamburgers, condiments, and other picnic items. Members should bring their own cups. For dessert, all will make their own ice cream sundaes. The day’s activities will include playing a variety of games, cards and bingo.

At the June 22 meeting, there were 58 members present. Vice President Merry Strout opened the meeting. Those having birthdays in June were acknowledged. Attendance prize winners were Pat Edwards and Pam Carrier; pot of gold, Lee Koss, Gerald Timberlake and Shirley Huntley. Bingo was played following the meeting and a bag lunch.

A model of a “chirping robin” was presented by Wallace Dixon as the new mascot for Robin Dow Senior Citizens.

Bible school

AUBURN – The Auburn Seventh-day Adventist Church, 310 Minot Ave., will hold a “Serengeti Trek” Vacation Bible School from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday to Friday, July 25 through 29. The school is for ages 4 through 12. Contact Sue LeBlond at 784-0861 for more information.

Church dinner

TURNER – The North Turner Union Presbyterian Church will hold a dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, July 22, at the GAR Hall, Route 219, North Turner. A freewill donation will be accepted.

Fair at church

WINTHROP – The Winthrop Congregational Church will hold a fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 30.

There will be food, candy, books, gifts and antiques. A silent auction of goods and services will include a handbraided rug, a fleece throw and a handmade wooden wishing well.

The Missions Board will sell handmade items made by the Mayan women of Guatemala. There will also be a raffle of a basket of Maine goodies, a handmade Red Sox fleece throw and a large stuffed bear for the kids.

A luncheon will include lobster rolls, chicken salad rolls, hamburgers, hot dogs, potato salad, lemon meringue pie and chocolate pie.

The church is wheelchair accessible and all proceeds will benefit the church.

Bridge play

NEW GLOUCESTER – The New Gloucester Bridge Club met July 10 at the Masonic Hall where a four-table Howell game was held. Finishing first flight A and B were Marty Rounds and Bunny Banks with John Joys and Nick Karamessinis second in flight A with Sally Johnston and Pat Schlegel third. Finishing second in flight B were Sally Johnston and Pat Schlegel.

Another game will be held at 12:45 p.m. Sunday, July 17. All bridge players are welcome; a partner is guaranteed. For information, call Les Buzzell at 783-4153.


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