Grange picnic

WINTHROP – Winthrop Grange 209 will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2, at the hall for a picnic and business meeting. Chef Bill Maxim will cook hot dogs and hamburgers; others should bring casseroles, salads, dessert. Tuesday morning, Grangers will set up an exhibit at Monmouth Fair, with Maxim and Suzanne Jacobs in charge.


MECHANIC FALLS – There will be an Apostolic Pentecostal Campmeeting on Tuesday through Saturday, Aug. 2 to 6, at the Advent Christian Campgrounds, Route 11.

Missionaries to Brazil, the Revs. Raul and Janice Alvear, will be the evangelists. Camp will begin with the 7 p.m. Tuesday service and continue with services at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. daily Wednesday through Friday. The final service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday.

There will be a separate children’s church and youth service during the morning meetings. The public is invited to all services. For more information and directions, contact Pastor Herbert Rea at 782-7441.

Grange speaker

WALES – Androscoggin Pomona Grange 1 will meet on Wednesday, Aug. 3, at Wales Grange for a 6:30 p.m. supper. The business meeting will start at 7:30. The program will be presented by William Hatch, Agriculture Committee chairman. Bill Rust, chairman of the State Agriculture Committee, will be the featured speaker. An attendance drawing will be held. All members and guests are welcome.

Seniors program

LISBON FALLS – SeniorsPlus will sponsor Amy MacMillan, Medicare prescription drug specialist, who will explain the new Medicare D benefit at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 3, at Holy Trinity Parish, Frost Hill Street. For more information, call Amy MacMillan at 795-4010 or 1-800-427-1241.

Open house

SCARBOROUGH – Fiddlehead Center for the Arts will have an open house at the new Scarborough location at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4. The center is accepting applications for the early education program, FiddlestArts, a preschool program based on the Reggio Emilia approach to education. The new location is St. Nicolas Episcopal Church, 350 Route 1. Call 688-2244 or visit the Web site at for more information.

Increased hours

LITCHFIELD – The Litchfield Area Senior Center is increasing Monday hours. The center will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Monday beginning Aug. 1. The additional hours are to provide the opportunity for physical activities such as use of the gym equipment, walking and chair exercises from 9:30 a.m. to noon, and line dancing with Dot Vachon from 10:30 a.m. to noon. People can bring a lunch and stay for the afternoon activities.

On Wednesday, Aug. 3, the Litchfield Road Runners will go to the Rockland Lobster Festival. The bus will leave from St. Leo’s Church parking lot at 9 a.m. Call 268-2067 to sign up.

Seniors trips

LEWISTON – The Holy Cross Seniors trips for the rest of the year are being announced.

Sept. 17, Saturday, Foxwoods, $30 plus bonus. Red Hat Ladies invited.

Sept. 21, Wednesday, Mystery Trip, $63, meal and show.

Sept. 28, Wednesday, Foxwoods, $30 plus bonus. Red Hat Ladies invited.

Nov. 8, Wednesday, Manchester, N.H. Christmas shopping trip, $27.

Dec. 1, Thursday, Christmas Party, Beacon Resort, N.H., $62, meal and show.

For more information, call Marie Mailhot at 782-0188 or 786-2803.

Seats available

LEWISTON – Meadowview Seniors will take a trip to the White Mountains on Wednesday, Aug. 10, leaving at 7:30 a.m. from the parking lot. The bus will go to Clark’s Trading Post in Lincoln, returning through North Conway for shopping.

Cost is $32, and there are six seats left.

For more information, call Bert Dutil at 786-2305 or mail a check to him at 454 Meadowview Park, Lewiston, 04240. The next trip will be for the Christmas show at Indian Head Resort on Friday, Nov. 18.

Bridge winners

LEWISTON – The Lewiston-Auburn Duplicate Bridge Club met on June 26 at the Multi-Purpose Center. North/South winners in Flight A were: first, Lucille Bilodeau and Alberta Turner; second, Leslie Lord and Rosemarie Goodwin; third, Bill and Barbara Whitman.

Flight B winners were: first, Lucille Bilodeau and Alberta Turner; second, Bill and Barbara Whitman. Flight C winners were: Bill and Barbara Whitman.

East/West winners in Flight A were: first, Leslie Buzzell and Nancy Lindgren; second, Ron Reynolds and Ray Sirois; third, Connie Reynolds and Claire Lyons; Flight B, Roger Briggs and Larry Fortier; Flight C, Marta Clements and Nancy Farmer.

Another game will be held at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2, at the center. A partner is guaranteed.

The club also met on July 27 at Schooner Estates in Auburn. Winners in Flight A were: first, Martine Begert and Lucille Theriault; second, Leslie Lord and Rosemarie Goodwin; third, Jim Flanagan and Bill Adams Jr.; tied at fourth, Ray Sirois and John Hackett with Alberta Turner and Lucille Bilodeau. Winners in Flight B were: first, Jim Flanagan and Bills Adams Jr.; second, Alberta Turner and Lucille Bilodeau.

Another game will be played at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 3, at Schooner Estates. For more information and/or a partner, call Lucille Theriault at 780-0431.

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