Wolf to speak on Maine healthcare at library

LEWISTON — The Great Falls Forum lecture series will present Wendy Wolf, president and CEO of Maine Health Access Foundation, who will speak on “Beyond Obamacare: The Future of Healthcare in Maine.”

The event will take place from noon to 1 p.m. on Friday, Apirl 17, in Callahan Hall at the Lewiston Public Library.

A question and answer session will follow. The event is free, and attendees are encouraged to bring a brown bag lunch.

FMI: 207-513-3135.

Women’s Literary Union will host book sale, Bunco

AUBURN — The Woman’s Literary Union of Androscoggin County will host a book sale and an afternoon of Bunco at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 18, at Foss Mansion, 19 Elm St.

The game and sale are open to the public, and the cost is a $5 donation. Reservations are required.

A $1 book sale will also take place. All donations help WLU maintain the historic Foss Mansion as well as give scholarships to local students.

FMI: www.facebook.com/womansliteraryunion.

Charity dog wash will benefit humane society

LEWISTON — Happy Paws Unleashed in Topsham will be holding a charity dog wash to benefit the Greater Androscoggin Humane Society from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, April 19, at 647 Lewiston Road, Topsham.

The event is open to the public and will also offer nail trims, flea and tick treatments and training seminars. The cost for the dog wash is $15 for dogs weighing less than 30 pounds and $20 for dogs weighing more than 30 pounds.

FMI: 207-725-7990.

Farmers’ Market celebrates ‘Spring into Summer’

LEWISTON — The Lewiston Winter Farmers’ Market will celebrate “Spring into Summer” at the market on Sunday, April 19.

The market will offer pizza and root beer floats to patrons, and it will host a raffle to win a market basket from the summer market at its opening day, Sunday, May 24, at Bates Mill 5.

Vendors at the market have items to sell that include seedlings, fresh fruits and vegetables, artisan bread and cheese, arts and crafts, meat and fresh cut flowers.

The Lewiston Winter Farmers’ Market meets the first and third Sundays of the month from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the St. Mary’s Nutrition Center, 208 Bates St., Lewiston.

FMI: [email protected], 207-513 3848.

Immigration officer holding drop-in hours

LEWISTON — Lewiston Public Library will host Immigration Services Officers from the Department of Homeland Security Friday, April 24, from 10 a.m. to noon on the second floor.

The officers will be holding a free open office session for individuals from the community with any questions about the United States immigration process.

Drop-ins are welcome, so no appointments are necessary.

Services provided include customer inquiries, case status for pending applications, and general information about naturalization, citizenship, permanent residence, and asylum/refugee information.

FMI: 207-513-3135, [email protected]

Bean and casserole supper on April 25

GRAY — A bean and casserole supper will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday, April 25, at First Congregational Church, Route 115.

Cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children younger than 12.

The building is handicapped accessible.

For more information, call 657-4279 or 657-3279.

High Street Food Pantry accepting donations

AUBURN — The High Street Food Pantry has on-going needs for assorted food items and toiletries.

Items the food pantry is accepting include peanut butter, canned vegetables, soup, canned pasta (spaghetti, ravioli, etc.), canned fruit, dry cereal, baking items (mixes, sugar, flour, etc.), soup crackers and toilet paper.

Drop off your donations at the Auburn United Methodist Church at 439 Park Ave., Auburn.

FMI: 207-782-3972.


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