United New Auburn meets March 31

AUBURN — United New Auburn will have a meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 31, at Rolly’s Diner.

The guest speaker will be Sen. Eric Brakey. He will update attendees on what is going on in Augusta, plus an update on the Saint Louis church.

There will also be munchies.

Senior Citizens Cribbage League

LEWISTON — The Lewiston Senior Citizens Cribbage League winners at the Lewiston Memorial Armory on March 26 were: first, George Bussiere and Larry Lefebvre; second, Trudy Faunce and Sandy Verrill; third, Cecile Bussiere and Jeanine Labbe; fourth, Diane Torres and Arnie Burgess; fifth, Linda Williams and Dick Dennis.

Congratulation to Cecile Bussiere for the 28-point hand she received.

The next game will be played at 9 a.m. Thursday, April 2. Call Roger Labbe at 212-9253 or the office at 513-3059 for more information.

Retired Educators group to meet 

AUBURN — The April meeting of Androscoggin Retired Educators Association will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 8, at the Park Avenue Methodist Church.

The speaker will be Larry Given, president of MEA-R. A remembrance ceremony to honor retirees who have passed away this year will be conducted by Pat McCluskey.

There will be an installation of new officers for the years 2015-17.

Lunch will be provided by the ladies of the church. The cost of the meal is $10. Members are still collecting nonperishable food for donation to a local food pantry.

Send reservations to Bruce and Mora LePage at 14 Raiche St., Lewiston, ME 04240 by April 3.

Haddock supper at Auburn VFW

AUBURN — The VFW at 588 Minot Ave. will host a baked beer-battered haddock supper from 5 to 6 p.m. Friday, April 3.

The meal, to celebrate Good Friday, will be served with all the fixings.

Cost is $7 for adults, $3 per child. All proceeds go to help local veterans.

Minecraft Party at Lewiston Library

LEWISTON — Minecrafters, stop by the Lewiston Public Library at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 4, to enjoy a day in the world of Minecraft.

Participants, ages 10 to 17, will be given a safe and fun environment to run adventure maps or challenge team members to a race. Light Minecraft-themed snacks will also be provided.

The library does have a limited number of available Minecraft accounts for kids to use who are unable to purchase their own. Kids with their own laptops are also welcome to bring their own device to the library.

Kids interested must register their name, age and phone number with the library before the event, since space is limited. To register or for questions, contact Ruby Jones at the Lewiston Public Library at 207-513-3135 or [email protected]

Pinochle, pitch players welcome

LEWISTON — Pinochle and pitch card games for seniors are played weekly at the Lewiston Armory, 65 Central Ave.

New players are always welcome. Pitch is played at 1 p.m. on Tuesdays. Pinochle is at 1 p.m. on Thursdays. Refresher courses are available in both categories.

League play is ongoing.

The armory is open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Thursday. You must become a member to play.

For more information, call the Lewiston Senior Citizens at 513-3059 or Dick Brackett at 784-3521.

Weekly bingo at Lewiston Elks

LEWISTON — Bingo is held at noon every Wednesday at the Lewiston Elks on Lisbon Road.

Doors open at 10:30. Food and drinks are available to purchase.

Build website at library program

AUBURN — A program on creating your own website with WordPress will be held at the Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. The five-week class will begin on April 6, and will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. every Monday until May 6.

Nearly half of small businesses in Maine don’t have a website. Ninety percent of customers are now using Internet search engines to find products and services. WordPress is a great platform where the average person can create and manage a website rather easily. Join Scott Hill of Dojo Digital for a hands-on introduction to WordPress and its features.

Students will be building their own website using a WordPress theme along with the instructor during the course. Participants should have some computer experience and should be comfortable opening and saving files, using email and navigating the Internet.

This class has limited space so advanced registration is required. To register, call the library at 333-6640, ext. 4.

Weston A. Price chapter to discuss food

LEWISTON — The local chapter of the nonprofit Weston A. Price Foundation meets at 6 p.m. on the first Monday of each month at Community Concepts, 175 Blake St.

The organization educates the public on nutrient-dense foods and wise traditions.

For more information, call 225-6125 or visit WAPF.org.

Lisbon Area Widows to meet

LISBON — The Lisbon Area Widows Fellowship will meet at 11:30 a.m. Monday, April 6, at United Methodist Church, 14 School St.

A potluck lunch will be served.

All interested widows in the area are invited.

The group meets the first Monday of each month unless it falls on a holiday. Then it will meet on the second Monday.


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