AUBURN — Officers and programs for the 2009-10 year of the Woman’s Literary Union After Dark Club are announced: Janet Eustis, president; Amey Feeley, vice president; Elizabeth Feeley, recording secretary; Margaret O’Donnell, treasurer/membership; Susan Sweet, hospitality; Betty Turgeon, Doll Boutique coordinator; Carole Pfeufer, decorating coordinator; and Cathy Westleigh, publicity.

The club will meet at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 15, for a presentation by Karla Leandri Rider, “George Washington Did Not Sleep Here: Interpreting Locally Significant Historic Houses.” The meeting will be held at the Horatio G. Foss Mansion, 19 Elm St., which is on the National Register of Historic Places. Leandri Rider is the coordinator of collections and visitor services at Museum L-A. Previously, she worked for Bates College Museum of Art and Maine Preservation. She also worked at several museums and historical sites including Victoria Mansion in Portland and Museums of Old York, Davis Museum and Cultural Center in Wellesley, Mass. and Jamaica Plain Historical Society in Massachusetts.

Members of the public are welcome to attend. Refreshments will be served. For questions, visit the Woman’s Literary Union Web site at www.womansliteraryunion.org or e-mail [email protected]

The club will meet at the clubhouse at 7 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month with the following programs:

Oct. 20, “History for the Average Person,” presented by Dave Sargent; Nov. 17, “Life in Photography – Passing on Silver and Gold,” presented by Jose Leiva; Feb. 16, looking back at the WLU through its scrapbooks; March 16, “The Patrick Dempsey Center: Bringing Hope and Healing to Cancer Patients in Central Maine,” presented by Kerry Irish; April 20, musical performance by The Chapel Chix and Chap, an eclectic show and song group; May 18, “Vernal Pools,” an all-media visual exploration inspired by the ecology of vernal pools, L/A Atrium Gallery, 51 Westminster St., Lewiston. Refreshments are served and the public is always welcome to the monthly meetings.

The union will hold The Winterberry Fair, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday Nov. 7, and the Winterberry Cafe will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Mother, Daughter, Doll Tea will be held Saturday May 1. For more information, go to www.womansliteraryunion.org or e-mail [email protected]


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