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Events:

There will be a Bean Supper on Saturday, March 23rd from 4:30-6p at the Sixth Street Congregational Church, 109 Sixth Street in Auburn. Cost: $6 for adults, $3 for children, free for kids 4 under.

A Bean Supper will be held Saturday, March 23rd from 5-6p at the Lisbon United Methodist Church on 14 School St. in Lisbon Falls. There will be homemade baked beans, coleslaw, potato salad, ham, hot dogs, pies and more. Cost: $8 for adults, $3 for children and free for children 5 and under.

A Bean Supper will be held Saturday, March 23rd at 5p at the United Methodist Church, 439 Park Avenue in Auburn.  Cost: $8 for adults, $4 for children & free for kids 4 & under.  Call 782-3972 for more information.

Jazz Pianist Frank Carlberg will perform music by composer, bandleader, & pianist Mary Lou Williams on Saturday, March 23rd at 7:30p in Olin Arts Center at Bates College, 75 Russell Street in Lewiston.  It’s free to the public but tickets are required from batesconcerts.eventbrite.com.

The Public Theatre, 31 Maple Street in Lewiston presents the classic, “A Doll’s House Part 2, Thursday thru Saturday, March 21st-23rd at 7:30p and Sunday, March 24th at 2p.  Admission is $20.  For more information, call 782-3200.

“Bricks & Bridges Comedy Fest” begins Thursday, March 28th at various venues throughout Lewiston/Auburn. For the complete schedule, go to maineeventcomedy.com. 

The Center for Workforce & Professional Development at Central Maine Community College, 1250 Turner Street in Auburn, is offering a free “Emergency Preparedness” workshop on Friday, March 29th from 9a-3:30p.  To register & for more information, call 755-5280.

The Androscoggin Amateur Radio Club is holding the Maine
State Ham Radio Convention on Friday, March 29th at 7p & 9p, and Saturday, March 30th at 8a & noon at the Ramada Inn Conference Center, 490 Pleasant Street in Lewiston.  For more information, visit their website at www.w1npp.org

A Paint Party will be held on Saturday, March 30th at 3p at the Lisbon United Methodist Church on 14 School Street in Lisbon Falls to benefit the church. Cost $30. Space is limited, so secure your spot by making your payment by March 16th via PayPal at paypal.me/MaineCoffeeAndCanvas and note it as “March 30 th Fundraiser”. For more information, call Gwen at 353-6814.

The Auburn Page Turners will be having a book discussion on Kristin Hannah’s novel “The Great Alone” on Monday, April 1st at 6p at the Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring Street.  It’s free to the public.  For more information, call 333-6640, ext. 4.

The Auburn Public Library presents their annual “Curious Minds” series on Tuesdays this month and in April at 2p in the Auburn Public Library on 49 Spring Street in Auburn.  For more information, go to usm.maine.edu/seniorcollege.

Concert pianists, Henry Kramer and David Fung, will be performing on stage on Friday, April 5 th at 7p at the Gendron Franco Center, 46 Cedar Street in Lewiston. Tickets are $15, free to students. For tickets and more information, call 783-1585.

Mitch Thomas, executive director at the Gendron Franco Center, and Bert Dutil, bus trip leader, will be leading a group on a maple sugar day-trip to Québec on Saturday, April 6th. The departure from the Center, 46 Cedar St. in Lewiston is at 6:45a. Cost: $75 per person for the trip and home-cooked lunch.  Space is limited so call 783-1585 for reservations.

There will be an “Adult Prom” on Saturday, April 13th at 7p at the Gendron Franco Center, 46 Cedar Street in Lewiston.  A buffet dinner will be available from 7:30-8:30p.  After the buffet, Eric Lunt plays Wolfman Jack with music to dance to until 11:30p.  Tickets are $40 per person.  For tickets and more information, call 783-1585. 

The Auburn Food Pantry is seeking donations of children’s books.  Please drop off books at the United Methodist Church on 439 Park Avenue in Auburn.  For more information, call 782-3972.

“Knitting Knights” will be held every other Wednesday from 5-6:30p in the Jeanne Couture Room at the Lewiston Public Library on 200 Lisbon Street.  All ages and skill levels are welcome, and no registration is required.  Library staff will be available to teach new knitters.  Bottled water and hot tea will be provided, and some supplies are available for beginners.  For more information, call 513-3135.

The Thread Theater at the Franco Center, 46 Cedar St. in Lewiston is holding performances every third Wednesday of the month at 6:30 pm.  Admission is $5 per person.  For more information, call 783-1585 Monday thru Friday from Noon - 4 pm.

If you’re unemployed, age 55 plus, & looking for work, contact the Senior Community Service Employment Program today at 520-2487, ext 252.  The Associates For Training & Development will set you up with an appointment for an opportunity to train for available jobs.

Seniors Plus in collaboration with the Alzheimer’s Association have monthly support group meetings, designed to provide emotional, educational, and social support for people in the early stages of Alzheimer’s Disease or another form of dementia.  They will be held at Seniors Plus on 8 Falcon Road in Lewiston.  There’s no fee but pre-registration is required.  For more information about dates and time or to register, call 1-800-427-1241, ext 3728.

Blood Drives

Resolve to make a difference in the lives of other by becoming a regular blood or platelet donor with the American Red Cross. Every two seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood, and a single donation can help save up to three lives.

The American Red Cross is calling on all donors. To schedule an appointment, call 1-800-REDCROSS.


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