Lodge party

AUBURN – Liberty Rebekah Lodge 94 will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 5, in the meeting room of the Grand Lodge, IOOF, 80 Caron Lane.

The party to celebrate the birth of Thomas Wildey, founder of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows in North America in 1819, was held over from Jan. 15. Due to bad weather, no meeting was held. Cakes will be provided by Mercena Abrams and Sue O’Connor, and Lucille Nelson will bring the ice cream.

During the 7 p.m. business meeting the collection planned for the last meeting will be taken to benefit the Ellen F. Washburn Nurses Training Award Program. The program planned for the meeting Monday will also take place.

There will be a Valentine candy swap, and all are to bring materials to make valentines for the residents at the Odd Fellows and Rebekahs Home. Noble Grand Doreen Locke requests that all wear something red for Valentine’s Day and Red Dress Month for the American Heart Association.

Legion meeting

LISBON FALLS – Nelson-Conley Post 66, American Legion, will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 7, at the Slovak Meeting Room, Avery Street. All members, prospective members and active-duty personnel are invited to attend. There will be balloting on new members.

Library class

AUBURN – “Goin’ Primitive with a Heart,” an Auburn Public Library class, still has openings. Jane Rioux, owner of Home Spunne Gifts in Auburn, and Auburn artisan Jennifer Nydholm will offer the class from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, at the Auburn Public Library. Participants will make a primitive folk art woolen heart. Call 333-6640, ext. 2008, to reserve a spot. Cost is $12 for materials. Refreshments will be served.

WLU program

AUBURN – The Woman’s Literary Union will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, at the clubhouse, 19 Elm St. Charles Marshall, local pianist, will entertain the group on the grand piano with his “Love-ly Program,” a selection of love songs. Refreshments will be served following the program.

Civil War talk

BRUNSWICK – There will be a Joshua L. Chamberlain Civil War Round Table discussion at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, at the Brunswick Junior High School cafeteria, Columbia Avenue. Dick Adams, Portsmouth, N.H., historian, will present the program, which is free and open to the public. For more information, call 725-6949.

Screenings

LEWISTON – Residents can be screened to reduce their risk of having a stroke when Life Line Screening is at the Thomas Memorial Baptist Church, 62 Strawberry Ave., on Thursday, Feb. 15. Appointments will begin at 10 a.m.

Screenings are fast and painless. They involve the use of ultrasound technology and scan for potential health problems related to blocked arteries, aortic aneurysms and hardening of the arteries in the legs. Bone density screenings to assess risk for osteoporosis are also available.

All four screenings take less than an hour to complete. A complete vascular screening is $109 and inclusion of the the osteoporosis screening is $129.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 1-800-697-9721 or visit www.lifelinescreening.com. Preregistration is required.


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