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Tuesdays

LEWISTON – Baby Storytime held on Tuesdays, starting September 6th at 10:15am. Enjoy an interactive storytime with your baby that includes early literacy fun with books, songs, rhymes and body movement. Recommended for children ages 0 – 24 months old and their caregivers. Play and social time immediately follow the program. Siblings are always welcome. Please stay home if you or your child are sick and not feeling well.

Free. 513-3133; www.LPLonline.org

Wednesdays

GORHAM – 10:00am Weekly story time has resumed at the North Gorham Public Library! Storytime is open to children & their caregivers. Join us weekly for stories, songs and crafts every Wednesday at 10am. 2 Standish Neck Rd, Gorham ME.

September 20 – December

LEWISTON — 3rd Tuesdays from September-December 2022, 3-5pm at the Lewiston Public Library: MAINETRANSNET TEEN TABLETOP TUESDAYS

This fall, LPL Teen and MaineTransNet Youth are joining up to host monthly tabletop roleplaying sessions, on the 3rd Tuesday from 3-5pm in person in the LPL teen space. All supplies will be provided and no previous RPG experience is required – just bring yourself and your creative mind!

This program is open to teens ages 13-19.

For more information, contact the Lewiston Public Library Adult & Teen Services Department at 513-3135 or LPLReference@lewistonmaine.gov. www.LPLonline.org

September 30

GREENE — Final event of 2022! Speaker Magdalana Siegel presents “Honoring Our Wisdom” on Friday, September 30th at 2&7PM at the Sawyer Memorial in Greene.

October 1

GORHAM — Public Bean Supper, White Rock Community Clubhouse, 34 Wilson Road, Gorham; Saturday, Oct 1,  4:30-6:00pm

We are back inside! Eat in or take out, no pre-orders. Meal includes baked kidney & pea beans, coleslaw, potato salad, macaroni & cheese, biscuits, hot dogs and dessert. Wearing of masks for those who are not vaccinated is suggested. 

$10 adults, $5 under 12 Follow us on Facebook for updates: facebook.com/whiterockcommunityclub

October 3

AUBURN — The Auburn Art Club will meet on Monday, October 3 at 2:00 p.m. at the Park Avenue Methodist Church on Park Avenue in Auburn.

The program will be a fashion show. Refreshments will be served by Grace Keene, Jill Jones, and Evelyn Larrabee. All members are invited to attend.

October 4

LEWISTON —  Public Hearing is Scheduled to Amend FY2021 – 2022 HOME Budget to Include Additional Allocation in HOME-ARP Funding. http://www.lewistonmaine.gov//CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1567

October 4

LEWISTON — Tuesday, October 4 from 4 to 6:30 pm at the Lewiston Public Library: PRESERVING THE HARVEST—A HANDS-ON FOOD PRESERVATION WORKSHOP. Come learn the basics of canning and freezing applesauce. Registration required. Free. Bring your own potholder. Contact info. 513-3135; www.LPLonline.org

October 8 – November 13

BOOTHBAY — Boothbay Region Art Foundation’s 15th annual juried exhibition, Art in Maine, will be held at the foundation gallery Oct. 8 through Nov. 13. Art in Maine’s exhibit presents a fresh and selective look at the fine art being created by Maine artists today, showcasing originality in the media of painting, drawing and sculpture. The opening reception is Saturday, Oct. 8 from 5-7 p.m.; over $1,00 dollars in prizes will be awarded.

The prospectus and other details can be found on the gallery’s website: www.boothbayartists.org.

Works will be juried by artist Kathleen Galligan who is represented by Portland Maine’s Greenhut Gallery and Liitlefield Gallery in Winterport.

October 12

GORHAM — Lakes Region Senior Center is holding an OPEN HOUSE on Wednesday, October 12, 2022 from 10-1 at 40 Acorn Street, Gorham, Maine. (This is actually in Little Falls, of Gorham.) We would like to acquaint you with our Senior Center and the many programs that we have to offer. Refreshments will be served. Please bring a friend.

October 12

AUBURN — The Androscoggin Retired Educators’ Association will meet at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, October 12 at the Sixth Street Congregational Church at 109 Sixth Street in Auburn. 

This meeting is our annual scholarship auction. Ruben Cornelius will be the auctioneer. Members are asked to bring in one or two items for the auction. Baked goods are always popular, gift baskets and gift certificates are well-received, as well as hand-made goods and other small items. Bring your checkbook, your pocketbook, your penny bank, just come and be ready to support this worthwhile project.

The luncheon, to be prepared by members of the church, will cost $12, and will be Chef’s choice. This includes coffee or tea and dessert.

AREA meets five times per year: September, October, November, March and April. Dues are $10 per year for members, $6 for the non-teacher spouse or partner. Honorary members who are age 85 or older no longer need to pay dues.

All educators are welcome. This includes teachers, teacher assistants, guidance counselors, custodians, secretaries, administrators, anyone who has worked in education in public school or private school. You need not have worked in Androscoggin County or even in the State of Maine.

Officers this year are: President; Rosita Friel; Vice-President, Donna Whelan; Secretary, Deanna Marken; Treasurer, Gina Fuller. 

Please send reservation and a check for dues and lunch to David Wing, 42 Hatch Hill Road, Greene, Maine 04236. 

October 13

LEWISTON — Southern Maine Squadron SAFB will be getting together for lunch at noontime October 13 at the Governors Restaurant in Lewiston.  The Squadron was formed by a group of veterans that went to Sampson AFB, on the shores of Senaca Lake near Geneva New York for basic training. Sampson was a Naval Training Station 1942-1945 and an Air Force Base 1950-1956. Veterans of all branches and their guests are welcome to join. 

 FMI call 207-657-4909   Bob Sawyer or email wwmtkwkr1933@gmail.com  

October 15

AUBURN — United Methodist Church on Auburn will be having bean suppers each month (most months) the dates are October 15, November 12, January 21, February 18, March 18, April 15, Supper starts at 5 PM. Cost adults $10; Children $8, Free ages 5 and under.

October 20

LEWISTON — SPECULATIVE FICTION BOOK CLUB – HORROR (5:30 pm at the Lewiston Public Library)

In this limited three session adult speculative fiction book club, LPL librarians will host interactive discussions on select genre novels. The horror read will be Nothing But Blackened Teeth by Cassandra Khaw. Open to genre fans and those who are new to genre novels alike.

Free. Registration required. Bottled water and small snacks available. Contact info. 513-3135; www.LPLonline.org

November 17

LEWISTON — SPECULATIVE FICTION BOOK CLUB – SCIENCE-FICTION (5:30 pm at the Lewiston Public Library)

In this limited three session adult speculative fiction book club, LPL librarians will host interactive discussions on select genre novels. The Sci-fi read will be This Is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar & Max Gladstone. Open to genre fans and those who are new to genre novels alike.

Free. Registration required. Bottled water and small snacks available. Contact info. 513-3135; www.LPLonline.org


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