Saturday dance at AMVETS Post

NEW GLOUCESTER — A dance will take place from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday, May 12, at AMVETS Post 6, Route 100. Music will be by the Steve Gouchos Band.

Cost is $20 a couple. There will be a 50/50 raffle and a concession stand.

Bog Hoot Quilt Society meeting 

MECHANIC FALLS — Area residents who enjoy crafts and companionship are invited to join community and church members at the Anglican Church of the Transfiguration (formerly the Mechanic Falls Congregational Church) on Elm Street for the Bog Hoot Quilt Society meeting.

The group meetis at 10 a.m. Tuesdays. The entrance to the downstairs is from the driveway to the church.

There are plenty of tables for quilting projects, an ironing board and a cutting board, and the coffee pot is on. Participants are invited to bring any project they are working on, including knitting, crocheting and needle crafts, or they may join in on church projects.

Mainers, Gold Rush talk

NEW GLOUCESTER — “Mainers and the Gold Rush of 1849” is the title of the next program of the New Gloucester Historical Society.


It will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 17, at the New Gloucester Meetinghouse, 389 Intervale Road, Route 231. It is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

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 pasta, 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.

For more information or to donate, call 207-782-3972. 

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