ELHS students plan film festival

AUBURN — Edward Little High School will hold its first ever student-led film festival on Friday, Jan. 17.

With works from Mr. Rice’s documentary film-making class, the films will showcase what has been completed over the semester. Local sponsor Heathco’s will provide lunch. This new event should be a blast.

The festival will take place in the EL library and will run from 8:30 a.m. to 2:10 p.m. It is invitation-only and free of charge.

Documentaries will be shown in the morning, and the works of fiction in the afternoon.

Winter herb series starts Jan. 21

LEWISTON — The Winter Herb Class Series, “Warming Herbs For Winter,” will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 Tuesdays starting Jan. 21 at The Ark, 791 Lisbon St., with Jane Kuntz, certified family and consulting herbalist, and Mary Penner, nurse practitioner.

The topic on week one will be “Warm Up Your Digestion.” Learn how carminative culinary herbs not only enhance the flavor of meals, but are medicinal, too.

Tuesday, Jan 28, will have the topic “Warm Away Bacteria and Viruses.”

Week three on Feb. 4 will address “Warming Herbs For Injuries, Bruises, Sprains and Varicose Veins.”

The topic on Feb. 11 will be “Warming Herbs For Fevers.”

Class fee is $10 per night or $32 for the whole series. Registration is required. Call Jane Kuntz at 207-432-9063, or email her at [email protected] For more information visit www.lewistonark.com.

Lewiston Bridge Club winners

LEWISTON — The Lewiston Bridge Club winners at the Lewiston Armory on Jan. 13 were as follows: first, Mary Trafton and Luke Merry; second, Les Buzzell and Paul Sherman; third, Jeanine Kivus and David Lock; first in B, Donna Bartlett and Sue Kaluzynski.

Winners on Jan. 13 were: first/second/third tie, Rosemarie and Tom Goodwin with Katy Burden and Mary Trafton and Patricia Garcia and David Lock; fourth, Paul Sherman and Mike True; first in B, Kathy Burden and Mary Trafton; second, Larry Fortier and Roger Labbe; first in C, Larry Fortier and Roger Labbe.

Games are played every Monday and Tuesday at 9 a.m. in the Seniors’ Room at the Lewiston Armory, 65 Central Ave. A partner is always guaranteed and all social bridge players are welcomed. Call Rosemarie at 754-1431 for more information.

No game will be played on Monday, Jan. 20, Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Workshop on health risks of radon

LEWISTON — The Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope & Healing is offering a free workshop for anyone interested in learning about the health risks of radon. “Radon in our Homes: An Environmental Health Concern ” will take place from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27, at the Dempsey Center, 29 Lowell St.

The most common health risk associated with radon exposure is lung cancer. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, radon gas is second only to smoking as the leading cause of lung cancer. Steven Daigle of Radon Done Right, LLC, will discuss what radon is, how it can enter a home and how to test homes and reduce exposure.

Preregister by phone at 207-795-8250, toll-free 1-877-336-7287 or online at www.dempseycenter.org.

Knights, Rotary to host bean supper

LEWISTON — The Holy Cross Knights of Columbus Council 12,652 and The Lewiston Rotary will co-sponsor a bean supper from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, in the Holy Cross Church Hall, 1080 Lisbon St.

Part of the proceeds will benefit the Rotary’s Haiti Water Truck Project. Cost is $7 per person, $4 ages 5-12. Take-out is available. For more information, contact Dan Leclair at 754-2841.

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