DEAR SUN SPOTS: The New Auburn Social Club Scholarship Committee is hosting a Vendors/Crafters Sale on Saturday, June 10, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the parking lot at 7 Second St., next to Anniversary Park in New Auburn.

Tables can be reserved for $20. There will be raffles and food available for purchase. Live music will be provided by the First Chair Writers from noon until 2 p.m. To reserve a table, call Sandi at 783-3662. — Mike, Auburn

ANSWER: This sounds very fun. I love that there will be music — that will add a festive touch!

DEAR SUN SPOTS: I finally finished spring cleaning — yay! There are boxes of new and nearly new items to give away. Someone told me about Kaydenz but they didn’t know exactly where it is. Do you have that information in your magical Rolodex? — No name, no town

ANSWER: Kaydenz Kitchen/Closet is at 550 Lisbon St. in Lewiston. I don’t have a phone number. It would be best to contact the store first to check on hours and what they accept. The email is The hours are posted on Facebook as 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. but I think they may be different now. If anyone has a phone number, please share!

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Androscoggin Home Healthcare + Hospice — Androscoggin Harmony is still looking for people who have a passion for singing. Whether you are a bathtub baritone or enjoy car karaoke, come sing with us; no experience or professional training is needed.


Androscoggin Harmony is looking to grow their group and continue singing to patients at bedside to offer comfort, healing, relaxation and entertainment in their home and at the Hospice House. We meet the second and fourth Wednesday of every month from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the Androscoggin Hospice House, 236 Stetson Road in Auburn. If interested, email or call 795-9506. — Jenny, no town

ANSWER: What a wonderful thing to be involved in! I know a few people who do this in other parts of the country and they have often commented on how rewarding it is.

DEAR SUN SPOTS: In the early spring, I read that the Lewiston Senior Center was hosting mahjong on Wednesdays. Is that ongoing throughout the summer? — Sheri, Lewiston

ANSWER: Mahjong is still posted on the website for Wednesdays and is scheduled from 10 a.m. until noon. American and Chinese versions are played. Beginners are welcome and there are experienced teachers to introduce the game to new players.

Beside mahjong there is cribbage on Thursdays at 9 a.m.; pitch on Fridays at noon; pinochle on Thursdays at 1 p.m., bingo on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month at noon. Cards must be purchased by 11:45 a.m., no exceptions.

There is also a Create It! session one Monday each month. Contact the Lewiston Senior Center at 513-3059 to register.

All events are held at the Lewiston Armory at 65 Central Ave. To see a full list of activities for seniors, take a look here:, contact Program Coordinator Stephanie Cote at 513-3059, or send an email to

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