Robin Dow Seniors to hold luncheon 

AUBURN — Robin Dow Senior Citizens will have a luncheon on Wednesday, April 25, at a cost of $6 for members. Contact Carol Lepage at 207-946-5255 to purchase a ticket.

Winners of attendance at the meeting on April 11 were Brian Adams and Lorraine Raymond; red tickets, Lucy Cowles, Bryan Adams twice; white tickets, Cindy Larrabee, Pat Donohue and Leigh Whittle; blue tickets, Lucy Cowles, Sally Gagnon and Dolores Danforth.

Pickwick Club to discuss Hartley book

AUBURN — The Pickwick Club, Maine’s mainly Dickens reading and discussion group, will meet from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at the Auburn Public Library.

The book for discussion will be “Dickens and the House of Fallen Women” by Jenny Hartley.


For more information, call Alexis at 207-779-8979 or Joanne at 207-583-6957.

Maine Educational Opportunity Center events

LEWISTON — The Maine Educational Opportunity Center will host free workshops, “Essentials of College Planning,” for adults 19 and over at the Lewiston Career Center, 5 Mollison Way at 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 22, and 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 30.

To register or for more information, call 1-800-281-3703, or visit

Auburn Art Club annual banquet planned

AUBURN — The Auburn Art Club will meet Tuesday, May 1, at Rolandeau’s Restaurant, Washington Street. There will be a brief business meeting at 11:30 a.m. followed by luncheon at noon.


Following lunch, Jude Lamb, storyteller and historian, will give a presentation. 

Lamb was born and raised in western Maine. She now lives near Acadia National Park. Growing up reading was her favorite pastime. While in her 30s Lamb wrote her first children’s book about a Maine bear. In 1996 she entered the College of the Atlantic to study art, writing and other subjects, graduating in 2000.

Today Lamb has six grandchildren. They are her inspiration to write and illustrate children’s books.

Hostesses will be Kathy Cutter, Jan Sullivan, Renee Bonin, Louise Reynolds, Jeanne Laliberte and Elizabeth Bell.

To make reservations, contact Louise Reynolds at 207-783- 6243.

Sprouting Daisies open house


SOUTH PORTLAND — Girl Scouts of Maine has announced that it will host open houses for Sprouting Daisies for girls who are entering kindergarten or first grade, and their families. 

Tuesday, May 1: 6 p.m., Sherwood Heights Elementary School, 32 Sherwood Drive, Auburn.

Wednesday, May 2: 6 p.m., Elm Street School, 129 Elm St., Mechanic Falls.

Thursday, May 3: 6 p.m., Henry L. Cottrell School, 169 Academy Road, Monmouth.

For more information about Girl Scouts or to see a full list of Sprouting Daisies events, visit or call 888-922-4763.

Auburn Church collecting hygiene products


AUBURN — The Auburn United Methodist Church is supporting the Center for Wisdom’s Women by helping supply hygiene products for the women that they serve.

Requested donations include shampoo, conditioner, toothbrushes, toothpaste, soap, body wash, disposable razors, lotion, lip balm and feminine hygiene products.  

Donations can be dropped off at 439 Park Ave.  

For more information, call 207-782-3972.

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