LPL visitor to bring message

LEWISTON — The Lewiston Public Library Children’s Department will welcome Matt Loosigian to Callahan Hall at 11 a.m. Friday, June 23.

He will bring a message of environmental awareness through music to kick off the summer of “Build a Better World”!

Loosigian is a creative storyteller and musician who has traveled all over New England, performing in fairs, festivals, and libraries. He is a folk singer/guitarist specializing in playful, funny songs about ecology and being green.

To get in to Callahan first, visit the third floor two weeks before the performance to get a ticket. FMI: 207-513-3133.

Free summer meals in Auburn


AUBURN — Auburn will offer free breakfasts and lunches at seven sites this summer to those age preschool to 18 years.

The meals will be served weekdays from June 26 to Aug. 18 at Auburn Middle School, Park Avenue Elementary School, Fairview School, Pettengill Park, Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Maine Auburn/Lewiston, the YMCA, and the PAL Center.

All meals must be eaten on site.

Those who want to participate must must sign up through the Auburn School Lunch Program by calling Paula Rouillard at 207-333-6658.

Reading program at Mechanic Falls

MECHANIC FALLS — “Build a Better World” is the theme of the summer reading program at the Mechanic Falls Public Library. Activities may include costume-making, group games, physical challenges, art projects and science and engineering experiments.


The program is open to those from preschool age to young adult. There will be prizes, storytimes and a reading club. Families are invited to join the Read-to-Me portion of the program.

Registration for Build a Better World begins on Monday, June 26.

FMI: call the library, 207-345-9450.

Summer herb class in Lewiston

LEWISTON — A summer herb class will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 27, at The Ark & Olive Branch Cafe, 791 Lisbon St.

“There is Medicine All Around!” is the title of herbalist Jane Kuntz’s class. Learn how to dry herbs for year-round medicine, sample some healing tea blends and learn how to make them, and learn how to make healing oils from flowers.

A $10 fee covers materials and giveaways.
FMI or to register: Kuntz, 207-432-9063 or [email protected].
Summer reading registration under way
LISBON FALLS — The Lisbon Library has announced that registration for the “Build A Better World” Summer Reading Program has begun.
The free program is open to children who are residents of Lisbon or Lisbon Falls, as well as families with no-resident patron status, and who will be entering kindergarten through 12th grade in September.
Designed to promote reading for fun, the Lisbon Library offers a series of weekly programs at 1 p.m. Tuesdays, then repeats at 5 p.m. Thursdays, that include an assortment of crafts, science experiments and other activities.
The kick-off program, presented by Mad Science of Maine at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, June 27, will be held at the Masonic Lodge and will feature a new performance about the fun science of engineering.
The library will also hosting performer Lindsay & Her Puppet Pals at 1 p.m. Friday, July 21.
FMI: 207-353-6564 or email [email protected] with “Summer Reading” in the subject line.
Monmouth Academy to hold alumni reunion
MONMOUTH — Monmouth Academy will hold the 118th annual Alumni Reunion on Saturday, Aug. 5, honoring the class of 1967. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Monmouth Academy gym, starting  with a social time.
Coffee and refreshments will be available. There will be a lunch buffet at noon, consisting of an assortment of tea sandwiches, pasta salad, relish platter, chips, fruit salad, cookies and drink. It will be catered by RSU2 School Nutrition.

The cost for alumni is $10 for lunch, $5 dues, guests are $10 if not alumni. All alumni are welcome.

Call or email Chriss Wight Hayden at 207-784-2568 or [email protected] to register and/or for more information.
Bridge club winners announced
LEWISTON — The Lewiston Bridge Club winners of the Monday Unit Championship on June 5 were as follows:  first, Tom Goodwin and George Wigton; second/third tie, Nancy Lindgren and Les Buzzell with Debra Gardner and Mike Quinn; fourth, Jan and Vern Arey; first in B, Cindy Kirchherr and Jim Krainin; second Marta Clements and Hazel Glazier.

Winners of the Tuesday Unit Championship on June 6 were: first, Nancy
Farmer and Misha Tomic; second, Mike Quinn and Luke Merry; third, Marta
Clements and Dick Allen; fourth, Nancy Lindgren and Richard Balian; first in
C, Cynthia and Bill Clifford.

Games are played at 9 a.m. Mondays and Tuesdays in the Seniors’ Room
at the Lewiston Armory, 65 Central Ave. A partner is
guaranteed and all bridge players are welcome.

FMI:  754-1431.

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