Lisbon Historical postpones meeting

LISBON FALLS — Because of the weather outlook, the Lisbon Historical Society is postponing their meeting and program scheduled for this week. The March meeting and program will now be held on Wednesday, March 19, beginning at 7 p.m. at the MTM Center.

Parking and entrance are at the rear of the building. For further information, see [email protected] or call Dorothy Smith at 207-353-8510.

Pine Cone OES meeting is March 13

AUBURN — The annual meeting of Pine Cone Chapter 26, Order of the Eastern Star, will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 13, at the Masonic Hall, 1021 Turner St.

Reports of the past year and election of new officers will take place.

The meeting will be preceded by a pizza party at 6 p.m.

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 for other chances for technology help such as Computing with Maureen and Friday computer sessions.

Knights plan chili, chowder cook-off

LEWISTON — The Holy Cross Knights of Columbus council 12,652 will hold its inaugural chili and chowder cook-off from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 15, at the Holy Cross Church basement, 1080 Lisbon St.

The cost to enter is $5.

All proceeds will be used to help the disabled and elderly within the community.

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 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 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.

CMMC program on migraines

LEWISTON — “Oh, My Aching Head … What Is a Migraine Headache?” is the subject of a free Central Maine Medical Center Accenting Your Health presentation set for 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 20, in the Chairmen’s Rooms, on the lower level of the 12 High Street Medical Office Building.

Katarina Latkovich, M.D., of Central Maine Internal Medicine, will discuss migraine headaches. Her presentation will cover what triggers the sometimes severe headaches, what might prevent them and what can be done to make them subside.

Those interested in attending are urged to register in advance by calling 795-8448, emailing [email protected] or registering online at

Mechanics Savings Bank scholarships

AUBURN — Mechanics Savings Bank will continue its long-standing commitment to provide $17,000 in scholarships to high school graduates bound for college or technical school in the fall. The Banking on the Future Scholarship Program will award $1,000 to 17 high school graduates at 11 area high schools.

Scholarships are available to high school seniors at the following schools: Edward Little, Lewiston, Saint Dominic, Leavitt, Lisbon, Oak Hill, Poland, Gray/New Gloucester, Brunswick and Windham. Students should complete an application and submit it to their high school guidance department by April 30. Applications are available at each school’s guidance office, in any Mechanics Savings Bank branch, or at

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