DAR Dillingham meets March 21

LEWISTON — The Mary Dillingham Chapter of NSDAR will meet at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 12, at Marco’s Restaurant, Mollison Way. The guest speaker is Annette Dorey.

Author Ledoux to speak at library

LEWISTON — Author Denis Ledoux will speak on his latest book, “We Were Not Spoiled: a Franco-American Memoir,” at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, in Callahan Hall at the Lewiston Public Library.

A book sale and signing will follow. Free. For more information, call 513-3135.

Danville Grange marks CWA Night

AUBURN — Danville Junction Grange will meet Thursday, March 13, for supper at 6 p.m. to celebrate CWA Night. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. when guest officers fill the chairs.

The program will be presented by the Committee on Women’s Activities. All members and guests are invited.

La Leche League meeting is March 13

AUBURN — Expectant women and breastfeeding mothers are all invited to a La Leche League meeting to be held at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, March 13, at 102 Bennett Ave. Babies are always welcome.

This month’s discussion, “Breastfeeding: Great Beginnings For Mother and Baby,” will focus on avoiding and overcoming difficulties.

Pregnancy is an ideal time to begin attending meetings, and mothers find continued attendance provides support throughout their breastfeeding experience. All concerns about breastfeeding are welcome for discussion. For more information or breastfeeding help, call the La Leche leader at 782-6645.

Blood drive at St. Francis Xavier

WINTHROP — A community blood drive will be held from 1 to 6 p.m. Thursday, March 13, at St. Francis Xavier Parish Hall.

The drive is open to all qualifying donors.

A form of identification is required.

To schedule an appointment, call 1-800-GIVE LIFE.

Maine State Grange meeting in Poland

POLAND — On Saturday, March 15, Androscoggin Pomona will hold an area meeting at Excelsior Grange No. 5 on Harris Hill Road from 2 to 5 p.m.

At the area meeting speakers from the Maine State Grange including the Master (president), lecturer and the committee directors will speak to about their plans, events and programs for the coming year.

Topics will include Junior Grange, youth, community service, membership and more. All members are invited, and nonmembers are welcome to attend to learn more about what the Grange is and offers.

For more information, contact Steven Haycock at [email protected] or 998-2586.

Senior Citizens Cribbage League

LEWISTON — The Lewiston Senior Citizens Cribbage League winners at the Lewiston Memorial Armory on March 6 were: first, Arline Laplante and Richard Champagne; second, Anna Faucher and Mickie Farnum; third, Ed Hinkley and Henry Maheux; fourth, Andrea Metayer and Don Maillette; fifth, Edith Chambers and Ronnie Gould.

The next game will be played at 9 a.m. Thursday, March 13. Call the office at 513-3059 for more information.

Library offers Thursday tech help

AUBURN — Thursdays with Techies is held at 2 p.m. each Thursday at Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St.

The gang at Best Buy returns to help with iPads, iPhones and digital cameras. No registration is required.

For more information, call the library at 333-6640, ext. 4. See the calendar at www.auburnpubliclibrary.org for other chances for technology help such as Computing with Maureen and Friday computer sessions.

Legion Auxiliary plans boiled dinner

MECHANIC FALLS — Ladies Auxiliary Unit 150 will hold a boiled dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, March 16, at the American Legion, 41 Elm St.

Cost is $7 for adults, $6 for seniors and $3 for children under 10.

Turner Adult Ed. begins classes

TURNER — MSAD 52 Adult & Community Education is offering these classes starting the week of March 17.

Meditation Made Easy: This is a two-night class where participants will learn the different ways of meditating. Bring a yoga mat, blankets and pillow.

Discovering Your Dosha Ayurveda 101: It’s a sister science to yoga focusing on maintaining health. Learn Dosha type and how to achieve balance. Bring a yoga mat, notebook and pencil.

Substitute Training: Discover the district’s expectations, teacher’s lesson plans and assertive discipline. This course is one step in the substitute teacher application process for MSAD 52. A high school diploma is required, college degree preferred.

For information about these and other classes, visit www.msad52.maineadulted.org. Students can browse, register and pay online anytime. For more information, call the Adult Ed office at 225-1010.

Community Center monthly meeting

AUBURN — The Lake Auburn Community Center will hold its regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 18, in the Community Room at Androscoggin Bank, 683 Minot Ave. The public is welcomed.

The LACC property is a public access point near Lake Auburn at 115 North Auburn Road with parking, restroom and picnic area. It serves access to hundreds of acres of passive recreational trail use from sunrise to sunset daily, including the Whitman Spring Road Trail owned by the Lake Auburn Watershed Protection Commission.

The winter trails have been fantastic for recreation this year and members are working out the logistics of a $14,000 project canopy grant award, including well and pump upgrades, REC (Recreation, Environment, Community) educational signage, tree nursery and forestry plan preparation and most importantly legal and survey work for public easements making this a long-term access property.

For more information, visit www.lakeauburn.org or “like” the group on Facebook.

Disabled veterans meet March 18

LEWISTON — Disabled American Veterans Chapter 11 will hold its monthly meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 18, at Memorial Armory, 65 Central Ave.

The meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month, except June, July and August.

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

For information call Ed Stanhope at 786-2542.

Ladies of St. Anne membership meeting

LEWISTON — The Ladies of St. Anne Sodality of the Prince of Peace Parish, Holy Family, will have their general membership meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, at the parish hall. Doors will open at 5:30.

After a short business meeting, bingo will be played. Refreshments will be served. Members are encouraged to attend and bring a friend.

Save the date of April 9 for the upcoming Card Party to be held in the Holy Family Parish Hall.

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