Bean, casserole supper is Feb. 8

LEWISTON — A bean and casserole supper will be held from 4:45 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at Calvary United Methodist Church, 59 Sabattus St. Use the Bartlett Street entrance.

Menu will include casseroles, salads, beans, hot biscuits and homemade pies. Cost is $7 for adults, $3 for children.

Spaghetti dinner is Feb. 8

NEW GLOUCESTER — The New Gloucester Community Fair Committee will host a spaghetti dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at the Amvets Hall, Route 100.

The cost is $7 for adults, $4 for children under 10 and seniors. Proceeds will benefit this year’s community fair, set for Saturday, Aug. 23.

Visit for more information on this year’s festivities.

Children’s author at Ricker Library

POLAND — Ricker Memorial Library is now presenting a wonderful Maine Author’s Program through April at the Community Room of the library on Route 26.

Local author Tamara Wight will present an overview of her current children’s novel produced by J. G. Children’s Books at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9.

This story is geared to children in the third through sixth grade and is titled, “Cooper Pack Rat: Mystery at Pine Lake.” For more information, call 998-4390.

Zentangle workshop series to begin

LEWISTON — The Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope & Healing is offering a free Zentangle workshop for cancer patients, survivors and caregivers. “Zentangling for All” will take place Mondays, Feb. 10 through March 10, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Dempsey Center, 29 Lowell St.

Zentangle is an easy to learn method of creating beautiful images from repetitive patterns. Patricia Allard, CZT, will teach this simple, timeless and fun technique which promotes focus, creativity and relaxation.

Classes are open to both children and adults; children under 10 must have adult accompaniment. The first half-hour will be reserved for those who have no prior Zentangle experience and 6 to 7:30 p.m. will be open to those with all levels of experience. Class size limited to 12.

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

Reiki information session at Dempsey

LEWISTON — The Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope & Healing is offering a free Reiki information session for anyone interested in learning about the comforting therapy. The session will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10, at the Dempsey Center, 29 Lowell St.

Reiki is a gentle, hands-on technique intended to relieve stress and discomfort. Clients are encouraged to relax, fully clothed, as a practitioner’s hands are lightly placed on or near the head, shoulders, arms and legs. Reiki is one of the integrative medicine services provided by the Dempsey Center which complement the medical treatments prescribed by a physician. Presented by Meredith Kendall, RN, MSN, PDC Reiki Coordinator.

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

‘Green Thumb Gang’ meets in Lisbon

LISBON — The Lisbon “Green Thumb Gang” garden volunteer group will be meeting at the Beaver Park Lone Pine Lodge at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10.

Anyone interested in adopting a Lisbon Garden is encouraged to attend the meeting or contact Verla Brooks at Beaver Park at 353-9075 or [email protected]

Brooks will be presenting a PowerPoint presentation of the Lisbon Gardens at the meeting and a door prize will be awarded.

Girl Scout info, registration meeting

LISBON — Girl Scouts of Maine will host a parent information and registration meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10, at the Lisbon Community School.

Girls and adults are invited to attend the meeting to find out about the many different and fun ways 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.

Girl Scouts of Maine serves more than 12,000 girls statewide in grades K-12. For information on Girl Scouts or to volunteer, call Tina Macwhinnie at 310-8164, Jeanie Duguay at 364-3639 or toll free 1-888-922-4763, or visit

Round Table Lecture is Feb. 13

BRUNSWICK — Joshua L. Chamberlain Civil War Round Table Lecture will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, at Curtis Memorial Library, Morrell Room, 23 Pleasant St.

Gina Hamilton will speak on “Civil War Letters of Harlan and Addison Bailey of Woolwich.” Lectures are free and open to the public.

Bake sale is scholarship fundraiser

BRUNSWICK—The Mid Coast Hospital Auxiliary is staging its annual health career scholarship fundraiser.

“Sweets for the Sweet” Valentine Bake Sale will take place from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, in the hospital’s Café Corridor.

The sale features homemade fudge, peanut butter balls and other candies, as well as breads, coffee cakes, cinnamon rolls, scones, cakes, pies, tarts and cookies. Homemade granola bars are new this year.

Donations of homebaked treats are welcome and may be taken to the Volunteer Office at the hospital, next to the Gift Shop, between 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Feb. 11 and 12.

The Auxiliary annually awards $40,000 in health career scholarships to high school and college students, and hospital employees upgrading their educations, to encourage a high quality future work force. Applications for scholarships are due April 15, and may be found at

For more information, contact 373-6015 or [email protected]

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