Sampson veterans to meet

LEWISTON — The first get together of the Southern Maine Squadron of the Sampson Air Force Base for the summer will be at noon Thursday, May 10, at Governors Restaurant

This is an informal monthly get-together of veterans that went through basic training at the base and their guests. All veterans are welcome to attend.

For more information, contact Bob Sawyer 207-657-4909 or [email protected]

Drumming group making a beat  

LEWISTON — The Hand Drumming Group plays from 1 to 3 p.m. on the second Sunday of the month at Trinity Church, 247 Bates St. 

All levels and styles of drummers can play, and they can bring their own instrument or try one of the club’s drums. The cost to play is by donation. 

Curious Minds learning about Eagles

AUBURN — The Auburn Public Library and Lewiston-Auburn Senior College will continue the Curious Minds Lecture Series at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 15, at the Auburn Public Library. Lewiston-Auburn Senior College instructor and musical fanatic David Bernier will give a talk on “Taking It Easy — The Eagles Way.”

In 1971 guitarist/singer Glenn Frey was advised by David Geffen, Asylum label, to form a band. Once formed, the Eagles were signed by Geffen and hooked up with producer Glyn Johns, who recorded their first album in 1972. The album was completed in London in less than three weeks.

The lecture series partnership brings speakers on a variety of topics. To find out more about the Senior College, visit or attend a lecture. All of the lectures are free to the public.


Pinochle, pitch players welcome

LEWISTON — Pinochle and pitch card games for seniors are played weekly through May at the Lewiston Armory, 65 Central Ave.

New players are always welcome. Pitch is played at 1 p.m. Tuesdays. Pinochle is at 1 p.m. Thursdays. Refresher courses are available in both categories.

The armory is open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Players must become a member to participate.

FMI: 207-513-3005, 207-784-6636, 207-784-3521.

Cribbage league to play 


LEWISTON — Lewiston Senior Citizens Cribbage League plays Thursdays at the Lewiston Memorial Armory, 65 Central Ave. 

Doors open at 8 a.m., and games will begin at 9 a.m. 

The league plays through April, but games are played year-round. 

For more information, call 207-212-9253 or 207-576-4853.

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