Fingerprint and photo ID session

AUBURN — The Missing Children Alert Program, Inc, will hold a fingerprint and photo ID session from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, at K-Mart, 603 Center St.

Parents will receive a passport-type picture and a card with their child’s fingerprints and other pertinent information.

This information regarding the child’s identity can be supplied to the proper agencies and law enforcement offices in the event the child should ever turn up missing.

For more information, call 1-800-330-2461.

Food Mobile emergency distribution

AUBURN — Good Shepherd Food Bank’s Food Mobile will distribute around 7,000 pounds of food to anyone in need of emergency food assistance from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13, at the Seventh Day Adventist Church, 316 Minot Ave.

Items will include fresh produce, an assortment of meats, non-perishable items and breads.

For more information, contact Clara McConnell Whitney at 782-3554, ext. 1166, or [email protected]

New Auburn Social Club hosts events

AUBURN — New Auburn Social Club  will hold the following events  in the parking lot. Hot dogs and hamburgers will be sold.

A balloon glow will be held at dusk on Wednesday, Aug. 13.

Audio Vibe will perform from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 15.

4Play will perform from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16.

Breastfeeding support group

AUBURN — The La Leche League offers breastfeeding information and encouragement to pregnant women, new mothers and growing families. Services offered include monthly meetings and 24 hour telephone help.

All interested women are invited to attend the next meeting at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 14, at 102 Bennett Ave. Babies are always welcome.

Pregnancy is an ideal time to begin attending meetings in preparation for baby’s arrival and mothers find continued support throughout their breastfeeding experience. All concerns about breastfeeding are welcome for discussion in addition to the scheduled topic, “Breastfeeding, the Mother-Baby Relationship, and the Weaning Process.”

The discussion will include nutrition for nursing mothers, introducing solids to baby and the weaning breastfed baby.

For more information or breastfeeding help, call the La Leche League leader at 782-6645.

Box Car Drive-in Movie Night

AUBURN — Auburn Recreation will hold the third annual Pat’s Pizza Box Car Drive-in Movie Night on Friday, Aug. 15. This free, family-friendly event will take place at the Pettengill Park softball field. Car judging will begin at 7:45 p.m. The movie, “Despicable Me 2,” will follow at 8.

Kids are invited to bring their own decorated cardboard box cars and enjoy the movie in style. Prizes will be awarded for the best cars on the lot. Judging will be based on creativity, materials used and appearance.

Parents should bring lawn chairs, blankets, etc. as real vehicles will not be allowed on the field.

In the case of inclement weather, the event will be held in the Hasty Community Center Gym. For more information, visit

Lewiston Bridge Club winners

LEWISTON — The Lewiston Bridge Club winners at the Lewiston Armory on Aug. 4 were as follows: first, Les Buzzell and Mike Quinn; second/third tie, Jeanine Kivus and David Lock with Connie and Ron Reynolds; fourth, second in B, first in C, Larry Fortier and Roger Labbe.

Winners on Aug. 5 were: first, Larry Fortier and Roger Labbe; second, Jeanine Kivus and Fred Letourneau.

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 bridge players are welcomed. Call Rosemarie Goodwin at 754-1431 for more information.

Vets Monument BBQ raised nearly $2K

NEW GLOUCESTER — The New Gloucester Veterans Monument Chicken Barbecue was a huge success as shown by the packed AMVETS Hall on July 12.

Thank you to those who chowed down at the hall, the crew of chefs and servers, the New Gloucester Fire Department, the AMVETS, Conifer Industries-KFC, UTZ Quality Foods, Poland Spring Bottling, Oakhurst Dairy, Hodgman Frozen Custard, Jeff and Joyce Hamilton, Bill King, Gray True Value Hardware and the New Gloucester Historical Society. The amount raised was close to $2,000.

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