LEWISTON — St. Mary’s Nutrition Center is holding its 10th annual Nutrition Center Soirée on Oct. 30, its biggest annual fundraiser.

The evening, which starts at 5:30 p.m., kicks off with a social hour and appetizers followed by live demonstrations by local chefs and plates for sampling. Among the featured chefs are Leslie Oster from Aurora Provisions in Portland and Chris and Kate Abbruzzese from Fireworks Mobile Wood Fired Pizza in Turner.

The Nutrition Center serves as a hub for healthy food initiatives across greater Lewiston-Auburn. Key programs include a food pantry, cooking and garden education programs for people of all ages, the Lewiston Farmers’ Market, and Lots to Gardens, which uses downtown gardens to create access to fresh local food, empower youth and build community.

Tickets cost $125 each or two for $225. For more information, call St. Mary’s Development Office at (207) 777-8863 or email [email protected].

— From staff reports