Food pantry seeks donations 

AUBURN — The High Street Congregational Church Food Pantry has ongoing needs for the following items: peanut butter, canned vegetables, soup, canned past, canned meats, canned fruit, dry cereal, baking items, soup, crackers and toilet paper.

Auburn United Methodist Church collects items for the pantry. Donations may be brought to 439 Park Ave.

FMI, donate: 207-782-3972.

High Street Church seeking vendors 

AUBURN — High Street Congregational Church Guild is seeking crafters and vendors for its annual Christmas Fair.

The fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, at High Street Congregational Church, 106 Pleasant St. Set-up will be from 3 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, and from 7 to 8:30 a.m. Saturday.

Tables are $20, and the proceeds will benefit the High Street Congregational Church Guild.

To register contact [email protected] The guild encourages crafters and vendors to sign up early because this is first-come-first-served.


Robin Dow Seniors to meet 

AUBURN — Robin Dow Senior Citizens met July 27 with 30 members present. 

Attendance winners were Nancy Duprey and Delores Danforth; red tickets, Pat Donohue, Midge Demers and Sandy Verrill; white, Nancy Roy, Leigh Whittle and Sandy Verrill; and, blue, Janis Brackenbury twice and Joan Webb. July birthdays were recognized for Bea Brooks and Sally Gagnon. 

The seniors will have a pot pie luncheon Wednesday, Aug. 24. Tickets cost $5 and will be on sale during the Wednesday, Aug. 10, regular meeting. The next meeting will have a directors meeting at 10:45 a.m. followed by a regular meeting. Those attending should bring their own lunch; bingo will be played after. 

New members are always welcome to join the club and take part in activities.

FMI: 207-345-9533.

Mad Science of Maine at library

AUBURN — The Auburn Public Library will host Mad Science of Maine at 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 15, in the Androscoggin Community Room, 49 Spring St.

This interactive show will explore the fundamentals of the science of sports.

The show will begin with the lighting of the Mad Science Olympic torch with a combustion reaction that makes colored flames to show national pride.

Attendees can test their strength and discover the wonders of air pressure in a tug-of-war challenge.

They can learn about the science of cycling with a gyroscope. Energy transformation can be explored through soccer and tennis.

Children can become gymnasts and experiment with the center of gravity.

The event is free and open to the public.

FMI: 207-333-6640, ext. 3.

Twin Cities blood drives

LEWISTON — The American Red Cross will hold two local blood drives on Monday, Aug. 15.

Lewiston: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Greater Androscoggin Humane Society, 55 Strawberry Ave.

Auburn: 1 to 6 p.m., Hilton Garden Inn, 15 Great Falls Plaza.

All blood types are urgently needed.

The Red Cross will thank those donating between July 25 and Aug. 31 by emailing them a $5 gift card.

To schedule an appointment, call 1-800-733-2767 or visit

Greendrinks hosting Farmers’ Market
LEWISTON — The next L.A. Greendrinks is planned for from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10, at Forage Market, 180 Lisbon St. This month’s featured non-profit is the Lewiston Farmers’ Market.
Admission is $5 if for those who bring their own glass, $6 and receive a corn cup. Each admission comes with a free beer pour. The full market will be open for the event.
Furture L.A. Greendrinks are planned for Oct. 19, Nov. 16, and Jan. 18.
All are welcome, 21 and older with IDs.

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