Auburn library to talk apps

AUBURN — The Auburn Public Library will host “Apps for Busy Bees” at 4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26, in the Androscoggin Community Room, 49 Spring St.

The program will focus on time management and scheduling apps. Staff will highlight some of their favorite apps, and attendees can also share their favorites.

All are welcome.

The Ark to show ‘Forks Over Knives’

LEWISTON — The Ark & Olive Branch Cafe will show “Forks Over Knives” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, at 791 Lisbon St. 

The movie will discuss food as medicine. Cameras follow “reality patients” who have chronic conditions from heart disease to diabetes. Doctors teach them how to adopt a whole food plant-based diet as the primary approach to treat their ailments, while the challenges and triumphs of their journeys are revealed. The film will feature leading experts on health and tackles the issue of diet and disease.

The screening is free and open to the public.

FMI: 207-333-3668, www.lewistonark.com.

‘Kicking Off the School Year Right’

AUBURN — Heidi Bowden will lead the roundtable discussion “Kicking Off the School Year Right” from 10 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, Sept. 27, at Pine Tree Society, 368 Minot Ave.

The discussion is open to parents and caregivers of preschool and high-school age children with disabilities. Topics will include transitioning back to school, anxiety and stress factors at school and following the student’s individualized education plan.

Space is limited, and registration is required.

FMI, register: tinyurl.com/j9fe468, 207-386-5915. 

Knitting for Victory at APL

AUBURN — Holly Korda will present “Knitting for Victory: How the Red Cross Mobilized the Nation to Knit and Helped Win the War” at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, at the Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St.

In the summer of 1917, following the U.S. declaration of war against Germany in April, the American Red Cross put out an urgent call for volunteers in every state to knit for U.S. soldiers and allies overseas. Over 15 million pounds of wool was knit into socks, sweaters, hats and bandages.

In less than two years, Red Cross membership swelled from 200,000 to over 30 million nationwide. Women, men and students knit and purled more than 23 million articles for the war effort.

The program will take place in the Androscoggin Community Room. It is open to the public.

FMI: 207-333-6640, ext. 4.

Tri-Town Penguins to meet

DURHAM — The Tri-Town Penguins Snowmobile Club of Durham, Freeport and Pownalwill host its first meeting of the season at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, at the fire station at 615 Hallowell Road.

The club meets at this time and location on the last Tuesday of each month from September to April. New members are always welcome.

FMI: 207-865-6188, 207-865-3555.

United New Auburn Association meeting

AUBURN — United New Auburn Association will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, at Rolly’s Diner.

Cribbage league lists winners

LEWISTON — Lewiston Senior Citizens Cribbage League winners on Sept. 15 were, first place; Cindy Boyd and Ed Madden; second, Jim Burgess and Marie Madore; third, George Bussiere and Terry Lefebvre; fourth, Val Asselin and Monique Nadeau; and fifth, Arnie Burgess and Jeannine Labbe.

The Seniors play on Thursdays at the Lewiston Memorial Armory.

FMI: 207-212-9253, 207-576-4853, 207-576-4853.


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