Dance-a-thon to benefit team

AUBURN — A dance-a-thon will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at the Pettingill Park gym to benefit John F. Murphy Special Olympics Team.

Live music will be provided by Rock For Smiles featuring the Stetson with Mark and Dennis. There will be a bake sale and 50/50 raffle.

Admission is $3, and everyone is welcome. For more information, call Beth Baril at 212-7764.

Museum L-A on winter hours

LEWISTON — Museum L-A is now on its winter schedule, with regular  hours from noon to 4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Appointments to visit outside those times may be arranged by contacting the museum.

School and group tours and activities are scheduled as ususal. The museum will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 28, for Thanksgiving.

It is located at 25 Canal St. in the Bates Mill, corner of Chestnut and Canal streets. for more information, call 333-3881 or email [email protected]

Our Lady of Rosary craft fair

SABATTUS — Our Lady of the Rosary Holiday Craft Fair will be held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at Maxwell-Gill Hall, 131 High St.

The event will feature 19 local crafters/vendors. There will be photos with Santa from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday. A lobster roll lunch will be served each day.

The main attraction is a basket raffle and there will be 50/50 and a bake sale. The drawings will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday and people do not need to be present to win.

Turner Grange Holiday Fair

TURNER — Turner Grange Holiday Fair will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9.

There will be handknit products, quilts, dog attire, American Girl doll clothes, homemade jams and jellies, homemade pies, snowmen, handmade jewelry and handmade soaps.

Auburn Baha’is celebrate birth of founder

AUBURN — The Baha’i communities across Maine, from Eliot to Portland to Lewiston and Auburn and Augusta, celebrate the birth of their religion’s founder who established an inclusive monotheistic faith that is grown to 7 million followers in nearly every country and territory on Monday, Nov. 11.

The local Baha’i community will celebrate at 7 p.m. Monday at 9, Amberely Way.

To learn more about the Baha’i Faith in America, check and for more information about local events call 786-0610.

Girl Scouts to host meeting

MONMOUTH — Girl Scouts of Maine will host a parent information and registration meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, at the Henry L. Cottrell Elementary School.

Girls and adults are invited to attend the meeting to find out how today’s girls are participating in Girl Scouting and how the programs and activities inspire them to reach their personal best. Participants will also learn about the flexible options and benefits of becoming a Girl Scout volunteer.

For information on Girl Scouts or to volunteer, call Jeanie Duguay 364-3639 or toll free 1-888-922-4763 or visit Girl Scouts of Maine at

‘Keeping the Beat’ series topic

LEWISTON — “Keeping the Beat” is the topic of a Central Maine Heart and Vascular Institute “Mini-Medical School” educational program set for Tuesday, Nov. 5.

Cardiac electrophysiologist Guru F. Mohanty, MD, will discuss the heart’s electrical system and the effect of irregular heart rhythms. He will explain how pacemakers, internal defibrillators, and other devices are used to manage heart rhythms.

The presentation is set for 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Central Maine Medical Center School of Nursing and Health Professions, 70 Middle St. Interpreter services are available upon advance request.

To register or for more information, call 795-8448 or email [email protected]

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