DAR meeting May 9

LEWISTON — Mary Dillingham Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 9, at the home of Lois Gilbert, 62 Genest St. Virginia Spiller, state regent, will be attending; a tea is planned in her honor. It is also the annual business meeting, so officers need to bring their written reports.

Spiller has been promoting conservation throughout her administration; her program is expected to be informative and interesting. Attendees should bring a dish to pass. Any woman over the age of 18 who can prove a direct blood line to a Revolutionary War soldier or someone who gave aid to the cause is eligible to join.

Call Bev Robbins at 577-0706 for more information.

Grange topic is laughter

AUBURN — Danville Junction Grange will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 10. The program is titled “Season it With – Laughter!” Refreshments will be served at the close of the meeting. All members and guests are welcome.

Commercial Travelers meet

MECHANIC FALLS — Twin City Council of the United Commercial Travelers of America will hold a business meeting at 5 p.m. Saturday, May 12, at Bucknam Oaks. A potluck dinner will follow the meeting. All members and guests are invited.

Burnt Meadow meeting

LISBON FALLS — Burnt Meadow Chapter, National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, May 12, at the home of Mrs. Jayne Bickford. The theme of the meeting is “Through the years!”

The month of May honors troops with Armed Forces Day on the 19th and veterans of all wars on May 28, Memorial Day.

Anyone interested in attending a meeting should call Violet Gerber, regent, at 375-2698. She will return your call.

Spring tea May 12

TOPSHAM — Mid-Coast Presbyterian Church, 84 Main St., will host its second annual Spring Tea on Saturday, May 12. There will be two seatings, noon to 2 p.m. and 3 to 5 p.m.

The menu features assorted finger sandwiches, white cheddar scones, grapefruit curd and herbal butter. A variety of desserts and teas will complement the meal.

An array of special teas, chosen by Linda Estus, former owner of a successful tea house, will complement the meal. Local musicians will provide a musical interlude. The tea is not for women only. All are invited.

Advance tickets are $12.50 for adults and $6.50 for children under 12. Reservations can be made by calling the church office at 729-3193. Tickets at the door will be $15 for adults and $7 for children

Bird club holding warbler walk

AUBURN — Start Mothers Day by walking with the Stanton Bird Club to see Warren warblers from 7 to 10 a.m. Sunday, May 13. This perennial favorite, the club’s longest continually offered walk, goes through prime riparian, woodland and farm field habitat. Leader is Tom Hayward, 782-5238. Meet at the JC Penney parking lot closest to Center Street at 7 a.m.

Skin cancer to be topic

LEWISTON — “Sun: How Much is Too Much?” will be the topic of a St. Mary’s Skin Cancer Presentation by Mahesh Pandey, M.D., at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 15, in the Lepage Large Conference Room, 99 Campus Ave.

Staff from St. Mary’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders will also be performing free skin sun damage screenings. To register call 777-8458 by Sunday, May 13.

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