First Auburn Seniors

AUBURN —  The First Auburn Seniors will meet for their Christmas dinner on Wednesday, Dec.
16, at the United Methodist Church, Park
Avenue. Doors will open at 11 a.m.,
with dinner at noon, followed by musical entertainment by the
Lighthouse Jubilee singers. There will be a special pot of gold drawing.

Attendance
at the Dec. 2 meeting was 51. The pot of gold winners were
Barbara Hinkley, Joyce Poole and Helen McGuire; attendance winners,
Lorraine Marcous and Don Nason. Teddy bears donated by Joan Webb were
won by Gabrielle Gorten and Barbara Hinkley.

Leone Ford and Don Nason
lead the group in a Christmas sing-along. Bingo was played after lunch.

Art exhibit

LEWISTON — The Central Maine Medical Center Woman’s Hospital Association
will feature the work of painter Annette Lavalle at its Rotating Art
Gallery in the Main Lobby at CMMC in December.

Lavalle has some 25 years of experience as a painter. She has worked
in several aspects of the art market, including gallery displays,
graphic design and commercial illustration. She also offers private
art lessons.

Lavalle’s work will be on display at CMMC through Dec. 26.

Accepting gifts

LEWISTON — The Hope Haven Gospel Mission, 209 Lincoln St., is accepting toys and games for
distribution to needy families with children. Gifts will be distributed on Wednesday, Dec. 23 and
on Christmas day.

For more information, contact the mission at 783-6086.

Local performers

PORTLAND — Vincent Ratsavong of Auburn, dancer, and Matthew Watras
of Lisbon Falls, orchestra, are performing in Portland Symphony
Orchestra’s Magic of Christmas concert running Dec. 11 to 20 at the
Merrill Auditorium in Portland.

This year’s production, with Music Director Robert Moody, includes
an adaptation of A Christmas Carol with fanciful puppetry, scenes from
Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker, traditional carols with the Portland
Community Chorus, a choreographed retelling of the Nativity with guest
vocalist Joe Cassidy, dancing Santas and the audience sing-along.

For complete season information, including artist biographies and program notes, visit www.portlandsymphony.com.

Teen movie night

AUBURN — The Auburn Public Library will show the film “Iron Will” at 3
p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 16, in the Androscoggin Room at the library, 49 Spring St.

In the high adventure movie based on a true story, a brave young man faces daunting hardships when
he and his team of courageous sled dogs embark on a treacherous
cross-country marathon.

For more
information, contact Sally at 333-6640, ext. 4 or at
[email protected]


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