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Auburn History Discussion. 6 p.m. Rolly’s Diner, 87 Mill St. Auburn. Museum L-A staff lead a discussion about what parts of Auburn history should be highlighted for the City’s 150thAnniversary Celebration in 2019. Free. 333-3881, kwebber@museumla.org. 

Girl Scouts Info Session. 6 p.m. Montello School, 407 East Ave., Lewiston. This Discover Girl Scouts event is for girls in Kindergarten through Grade 3 and their caregivers.Free. 888-922-4763; girlscoutsofmaine.org.

Author Visit. 6:30 p.m. King Event Room, Bailey Public Library, 39 Bowdoin St., Winthrop. Veteran Maine journalist and columnist Douglas Rooks reads from his newest book “Rise, Decline and Renewal.” Free. 377-8673.

Andro. Historical Society Meeting. 7 p.m. County Building, Court St., Auburn. In a program called “Stealing History,” mystery novelist William D. Andrews examines historical societies as potential crime sites. Free; donations welcome. 784-0586.

Rotary Breakfast Club Meeting. 7 a.m. United Methodist Church, 439 Park Ave., Auburn. The speaker is Ray Ruby, Community Outreach Manager for Maine Cancer Foundation. All welcome; breakfast is $10.

Auburn History Discussion. 11 a.m. Barker Mill Arms, 141 Mill St., Auburn. Museum L-A staff lead a discussion about what parts of Auburn history should be highlighted for the City’s 150thAnniversary Celebration in 2019. Free. 333-3881, kwebber@museumla.org. 

Work for Yourself@50+. 10 a.m. to noon. Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St., Auburn. New Ventures Maine presents this AARP Foundation workshop. Free. 557-1885. Register at http://bit.ly/WFY50AUBURN.

HR Thursdays Workshop. Noon to 1:30 p.m. Chamber of Commerce, 415 Lisbon St., Lewiston. Attorney Rebecca Webber presents “Return to Work and Accommodations.” $50 (Chamber members $25; CMHRA members free). 783-2249. Register at www.LAMetroChamber.com.

Korean Spirit and Cultural Project. 1 p.m. Room 170, L-A College, 50 Westminster St., Lewiston. Goodwill ambassadors present a program featuring authentic costumes, samples of Korean delicacies, and a historical film about King Sejong the Great. Pres. by L-A Senior College. Free.

20thAnniversary Celebration. 3 p.m. Room 170, L-A College, 50 Westminster St., Lewiston. L-A Senior College celebrates this milestone with speakers, refreshments, and a retrospective slide show. Free.

Author Visit. 7:30 p.m. Muskie Archives, Bates College, 70 Campus Ave., Lewiston. Novelist Chinelo Okparanta reads from and discusses her work. Free. 753-6963.

Lunchtime in Kennedy Park. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.Enjoy show tunes with Mitch Thomas and “Yoga in the Park” with Poise Yoga; Isuken Co-op’s food truck will be on hand. Presented by the City of Lewiston.

“Planning for Retirement” Workshop. Noon 1 p.m. LA Metro Chamber of Commerce, 415 Lisbon St., Lewiston. Learn how make sure your family’s legal affairs are in order. $50 (members $25). 783-2249; lametrochamber.com.

Film Screening.2 and 7 p.m. Sawyer Memorial, 371 Sawyer Rd., Greene. Multimedia producer Rick Groleau presents his documentary film “The Town that Moved a Mountain.” Free. 946-5311; sawyer-foundation.com.

Manhattan Short Film Festival. 7:30 p.m. The Public Theatre, 31 Maple St., Lewiston. Audiences at venues across the globe view the same nine short films in one week and vote for the winner. Again 9/29. $8. 782-3200; www.thepublictheatre.org.

Concert: Pianist George Sebastian Lopez. 7 p.m. Franco Center, 46 Cedar St, Lewiston.The Beckwith Artist-in-Residence at Bowdoin College performs works byClara and Robert Schumann and Johannes Brahms. Doors open at 6 p.m. $15 (students free). 783-1585; FrancoCenter.org.

Make a “RoboPot.” 10 a.m. Auburn Public Library. This three-hour program leads kids in Grades 5-10 in making a “RoboPot” with an electric circuit that waters your plant every 24 hours. Space limited; register at 333-6640, ext. 3.

Art Workshop. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Harlow Gallery, 100 Water St., Hallowell. This week’s workshop is “Intro to Watercolor,” with watercolorist Diane Dubreuil. Ages 16-plus; all materials provided. $40/45. Register at 622-3813; www.harlowgallery.org.

Pig & Chicken BBQ. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.Amvets Post #6, Rte. 100 (across from Hodgman’s Frozen Custard), New Gloucester.BBQ pork or chicken, choice of two sides, rolls, dessert. $12 ($10 military/veterans), $5 kids 10 and under.

Film Screening. 2 p.m. Callahan Hall, Lewiston Public Library. Part of the “Becoming American” series, this program presents the one-hour film “Welcome to Shelbyville,” followed by a moderated public dialogue. Free. www.museumla.org.

Concert: Ale House String Band. 7:30 p.m. Celebration Barn, 190 Stock Farm Rd. (just off Rte. #117), So. Paris. This trio’s unique “chamber folk” approach combines the techniques of classical music with traditional folk styles. $14/12/8. 743-8452; www.CelebrationBarn.com.

Concert: The Last Waltz. 7:30 p.m. Chocolate Church Arts Center, 804 Washington St., Bath. Local performers in character recreate The Band’s legendary final performance in a 100-minute live show. $17 ($15 in adv.). 442-8455; www.chocolatechurcharts.org.

Concert:Ellis Paul. 7:30 p.m. Unitarian Universalist Church, 1 Middle St., Brunswick. Concerts for a Cause presentsthe acclaimed singer-songwriter for a return performance. $22 ($20 in adv.). 729-8515; www.brownpapertickets.com.

Book Discussion. 12:30 p.m. Local History Room, Auburn Public Library. The Auburn Page Turners discuss “The Orphanmaster,” by Jean Zimmerman. Open to all; copies avail. through the library. Free. 333-6640, ext. 4.

Auburn Art Club Meeting. 2 p.m. Methodist Church, Park Ave., Auburn. The guest speaker is Rachel Desgrosseilliers, Executive Director of Museum L-A.

Children’s Author Visit. 6 p.m. Auburn Public Library. The Maggie TraftonAuthors for Young Readers series presents Melissa Kim, author of “A Snowy Owl Story.”Free, but tix required. 333-6640, ext. 3.

Chamber Power Trip. 12 to 1 p.m.Sophia’s House, 143 Blake St., Lewiston. Learn about the plan to restore an old convent to create a community where women can restore their lives.Free. 783-2249; register at lametrochamber.com.

Opening Reception. 5:30 p.m. Museum L-A, Bates Mill Complex, 35 Canal St., Lewiston. The museum celebrates the opening of its latest exhibit, “Beau-frog: The Art of Peter Archambault.” Free. 333-3881. www.museumla.org.

Southern Maine Senior Expo. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Hilton Garden Inn, 5 Park St., Freeport. Exhibitors and speakers provide information on a wide range of services for Maine seniors. Free admission, parking. www.MaineSeniorGuide.com.

Aging Well, Living Well Expo. 8:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. Grand Summit Hotel & Conf. Center, Sunday River, Newry. Pres. by SeniorsPlus, this day-long event features a selection of over 30 workshops on a variety of fun and practical topics. $25 (incl. breakfast, lunch). 1-800-427-1241; www.seniorsplus.org.

Author Readings. 6 to 8 p.m. Quiet City Books, 97 Lisbon St., Lewiston. Local writers respond to current events by reading from their original works on the dual theme “Fake-Real.” Free. Light refreshments.

Fall Breakfast. 6:30 to 10 a.m. Fire Station, Rte. 106, Leeds. Pancakes, French Toast, eggs, bacon, sausage, ham, home fries, homemade muffins, coffee, sider, juice. Adults $6, children $4. Proceeds will help purchase structure firefighting equipment.

Fall Fair. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. West Auburn Congregational Church, 811 West Auburn Rd. Local crafters, vendors, church tours, bake sale; lunch served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. ($6/3). Proceeds support steeple renovation fund. 330-1871.

Baked Ham Supper. 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Universalist Church, across from Gazebo, Rte. 117, Turner Center. Ham, vegetables, rolls, pies, coffee and punch; music provided by “Relative Pitch.” Donations benefit Andro. Home Healthcare and Hospice, the church, and the Ladies Circle.

Public Supper. 5 p.m. Paris Fire Station, Western Ave., So. Paris. Corned beef & cabbage, potatoes, vegetables, bread, macaroni & cheese, ass’t. homemade pies and desserts. Pres. by the Dept. Auxiliary. $10/5 (free ages 3 and under).

“Hitting the Marketing Bulls Eye.” 8 to 10 a.m. Center for Workforce & Professional Devel., CMCC, Auburn. Bill Card of the SBA discusses marketing strategies and techniques for small businesses. Free. Register by 10/5 at 755-5280, workforcedevelopment@cmcc.edu.

Auburn History Discussion. 6 p.m. Auburn Public Library. Staff from Museum L-A lead a discussion about what parts of Auburn history should be highlighted for the City’s 150thAnniversary Celebration in 2019. Free. 333-3881, kwebber@museumla.org. 

Fall Mixer & Community Partner Awards. 5 p.m. Bates Mill Atrium, Lewiston. Safe Voices presents awards to local and state leaders for supporting victims and survivors of domestic violence; silent auction, catering, cash bar. $25. Register at 795-6744, vstanton@safevoices.org.

Book Discussion. 12:30 p.m. Local History Room, Auburn Public Library. The Auburn Page Turners discuss “Euphoria,” by Lily King. Open to all; copies avail. through the library. Free. 333-6640, ext. 4.

Author Readings. 6 to 8 p.m. Quiet City Books, 97 Lisbon St., Lewiston. Local writers read from their original works on the dual theme “Chaos-Order.” Free. Light refreshments.

USMC Birthday Supper. 6 p.m. Marco’s Restaurant, Lewiston. Hosted by Central ME Detachment 810; all Marines, FMF chaplains, corpsman, and anyone with a love for the Marine Corpsis invited to attend.For more info, call Charlie Paul by Oct. 15 at 798-9548.

Gallery Program. 6:30 p.m. Museum L-A, Bates Mill Complex, 35 Canal St., Lewiston. Susan Pinette, Director of Franco American Programs at the University of Maine, discusses the exhibit “Beau-frog: The Art of Peter Archambault.” Free. 333-3881. www.museumla.org.

Book Discussion. 12:30 p.m. Local History Room, Auburn Public Library. The Auburn Page Turners discuss “A Fine Balance,” by Rohinton Mistry. Open to all; copies avail. through the library. Free. 333-6640, ext. 4.

Book Discussion. 12:30 p.m. Local History Room, Auburn Public Library. The Auburn Page Turners discuss “Future Home of the Living God,” by Louise Erdrich. Open to all; copies avail. through the library. Free. 333-6640, ext. 4.

Book Discussion. 12:30 p.m. Local History Room, Auburn Public Library. The Auburn Page Turners discuss “Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City,” by Matthew Desmond. Open to all; copies avail. through the library. Free. 333-6640, ext. 4.


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