New Auburn Seniors meet May 7

AUBURN — New Auburn Seniors will meet at noon Wednesday, May 7, at the Sacred Heart Church.

Lunch will follow the meeting, with Bingo after. There are new tables for bingo.

Seniors will be given free coffee mugs to be used at any Dunkin’ Donuts for the rest of the year. The special mugs allow seniors to buy a cup of coffee for 62 cents.

Tickets will be available for the Chinese chop suey lunch on May 21.

For more information, call Ginger at 783-0273.

Breastfeeding support group

AUBURN — Expectant women and breastfeeding mothers are all invited to a La Leche League meeting to be held at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, May 8, at 102 Bennett Ave. Babies are always welcome.

This month’s discussion will focus on “The Advantages of Breastfeeding For Mother and Baby.” 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.

Danville Junction Grange meeting

AUBURN — Danville Junction Grange 65 will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 8. The program is titled “Safety in Recreation.”

Refreshments will be served at the close of the meeting. All members and guests are welcome.

Mt. Auburn Cemetery Association

AUBURN — Mt. Auburn Cemetery Association meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, May 9, at VFW Post 1603.

For more information, call Keith at 329-8784.

Boys to Men: ‘Expanding Horizons’

BRUNSWICK — Boys to Men announce “Expanding Horizons,” an annual benefit to support the healthy nonviolent development of boys. The event, to be held from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, May 9, at Frontier Cafe will feature live music by Aeterna Trio and other talented local musicians (boys and young men).

Tickets are $60 per person and can be purchased by going online to

The evening will also include a live and silent auction. All proceeds from the evening will support Boys to Men and their local programming initiatives, which include Boot Camp for New Dads, Boys Outdoor Leadership Development and the Reducing Sexism and Violence Program.

Boys to Men has been serving Maine for more than 15 years and is nationally recognized for their innovative approach to violence prevention through supporting the healthy development of boys and those who help raise them.

‘Can Film Festival’ continues May 9

WINTHROP — The “Can Film Festival” continues on Friday, May 9, at 7 p.m. at the Friends Meeting House on Winthrop Center Road (Route 135).

The CAN’S objective is to have fun, see a well-known film appealing to all age groups and support local food banks. The price of admission is a can (or two or three cans) or boxed food items to help support the Winthrop and area food banks.

Popcorn is provided.

The Winthrop Food Bank posts its most needed items online at as well as items they can accept.

For more information, contact Claire Hersom at 685-1022 or Bryant Hoffman at 213-6223 or email [email protected]

United Commercial Travelers meet

MECHANIC FALLS — Twin City Council 160 of the United Commercial Travelers of America will meet at 5 p.m. Saturday, May 10, at Bucknam Oaks. A potluck supper will follow the business meeting. All members and guests are invited.

Bake sale at Barker Mill Arms

AUBURN — A bake sale will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 10, at Barker Mill Arms, Community Room, 143 Mill St.

There will also be raffles, food baskets, door prizes and white elephant tables.

Lunch will be available and includes hot dogs, chips, soda, meat pie, beans, cole slaw and bread.

VFW post plans beef barbecue

AUBURN — A public supper will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday, May 10, at VFW Post 1603, 588 Minot Ave.

The meal will be a beef barbecue. Cost is $7, under 12 $5.

Manna & Melody free meal, concert

GREENE — Manna & Melody Ministries will serve up yet another free meal for everyone on Sunday, May 11, at The Christian Universalist Church of Greene,  on Route 202.

The meal will commence after a free concert performed by Tifton Carver Band. The concert starts at 10 a.m. Take Mom on a beautiful Mother’s Day ride and experience great music and a free ham dinner with baked potato and all the fixings.

Senior Citizens Cribbage League

LEWISTON — The Lewiston Senior Citizens Cribbage League winners at the Lewiston Memorial Armory on May 1 were: first, Don Haley and Terry Chambers; second, Sandy Oliver and Val Asselin; third, Lorraine Fillion and Ed Madden; fourth, Ike LeCompte and Roger Labbe; fifth, Arline and Dick Laplante.

This concludes league play for this year. League will resume Thursday, Sept. 4.

Play will continue every Thursday promptly at 9 a.m. throughout the summer. Pinochle players are also welcome to join activities every Thursday afternoon at 1 p.m.

Seniors, 50 and over, must become members of the Lewiston Seniors to participate in any activity at the center, which is at 65 Central Ave.

Call the office at 513-3059 for more information.

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