Free skin cancer screenings

LEWISTON — The Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope & Healing and Bates Mill Dermatology are offering free skin cancer screenings from 3 to 5 p.m. Friday, May 17, at Central Maine Heart Associates, 60 High St.

The screenings will be performed by Dr. Peter H. Bouman, M.D. and Matthew Bureau, PA-C.

To schedule an appointment call the Dempsey Center at 795-8250 or toll-free 1-877-336-7287.

Durham Friends annual yard sale

DURHAM — The Durham Friends Woman’s Society annual yard sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 18, rain or shine, at the Quaker Meetinghouse, corner of Route 125 and Quaker Meetinghouse Road.

There will be plants, clothing, books and jumble. There will also be a lunch counter.

Eureka plant sale is May 18

DURHAM — On Saturday, May 18, in conjunction with the Bulky Waste Pick up, the Eureka Committee will host a plant sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Durham Eureka Community Center.

Included is the Eureka Cafe featuring Ernie’s chili, hot dogs, chips, cold drinks and coffee. A variety of plants will be on sale, including hanging baskets, annuals, perennials, vegetable and herb plants.

To donate unusual perennial plants call Anita at 353-6217. Proceeds benefit the Eureka Center.

Durham UCC spring church fair

DURHAM — On Saturday, May 18, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine, the First Congregational Church of Durham UCC will hold a crafters and vendors fair at 773 Royalsborough Road.

There will be local crafters, vendors, farmers, musicians, cheese sale, pie sale, silent auction, raffles and more.

There will be coffee and muffins early, grilled cheese for lunch, and music by Jeff Chipman and Larissa Smith from 1 to 3 p.m.

Crafters and vendors are invited to rent space. For more information call Betty Kettell at 207-353-2464 or email [email protected]

Community art show, bake sale

DURHAM — The Durham Historical Society will have a Community Art Show and bake sale to benefit the Restoration Fund. The show will be held rain or shine at the Union Church / Old Town Hall on Route 136 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 18.

Anyone interested in displaying their artwork or donating baked goods for the sale may call Margaret Wentworth at 725-6935 or Rita Merrill at 319-5866.

Lewiston Seniors pinochle results

LEWISTON — The Lewiston Seniors’ final standings for pinochle were: Don Savard, first place with 118 wins; Lucille Boisvert, second place with 116 wins; Paul Wiess, third place with 110 wins.

Most washes: Don Savard, first place with 11 wins; Cecille LeTourneau and Gieselle Perreault, second place with nine wins; Delice Blais, third place with seven wins.

Summer play will continue at 1 p.m. every Thursday. Newcomers are always welcome. The next league play will start Sept. 5.

For more information, call Norm Bissonnette at 784-6636 or the Armory Recreation Department at 513-3005.

RCAM residence open house

LEEDS — The Rural Community Action Ministry has recently completed work on its new Senior Residence at 87 Church Hill Road in Leeds.

The public is invited to an open house from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 18.

Take a tour of the building and learn more about what the residence has to offer.

Mega Yard Sale at Lisbon High

LISBON — Lisbon High School’s Class of 2015 will hold the second annual Mega Yard Sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 18, at Lisbon High School.

Items for sale include clothing, bedding, toys, books, housewares, electronics, furniture, tools, collectibles and more.

Money raised will fund the Class of 2015 Project Graduation activities.

Nezinscot Guild closing sale

TURNER — The Nezinscot Guild, which recently announced that it is closing, will have a clearance, going-out-of-business sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 18, at its location at 9 Conant Road, across from the old Chick a Dee restaurant. For more information visit

DAV meeting is May 21

LEWISTON — Disabled American Veterans Chapter 11 will hold its monthly meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 21, at Memorial Armory, 65 Central Ave.

The meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month, except June, July and August. This will be the final meeting until September.

Members are invited to bring a fellow vet or family member guest.

For information call Ed Stanhope at 786-2542.

Nutrition at Dempsey Center

LEWISTON — The Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope & Healing will offer a free four-part nutrition workshop for cancer patients, survivors and caregivers. Nutrition for Life will take place Wednesdays, May 22 through June 12, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Dempsey Center, 29 Lowell St.

Judy Donnelly, R.D., L.D., will explore the benefits of good food for cancer prevention, treatment and general wellness. Donnelly will arm you with knowledge and give your taste buds the opportunity to experience foods that support your immune system and good health.

Preregistration is required and available by phone at 207-795-8250, toll-free 1-877-336-7287 or online at

Monmouth Garden Club

MONMOUTH — Lisa Colburn, author of “The Maine Garden Journal,” will speak to the Monmouth Garden Club at 8 p.m. Thursday, May 23, at the A Rise and Shine Bed and Breakfast on Route 135.

She will explain how she created this collaborative book about gardening in Maine. The presentation will offer glimpses of the most-recommended trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals, spring bulbs, tropical plants, as well as houseplants. She will indicate the best garden centers in the state and why Maine gardeners order many plants from online and print catalogs.

Garden tours, garden art and more will be discussed in this whirlwind tour of Maine garden-related topics. The public is invited.

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