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Items submitted to Check it Out must be events that benefit nonprofit organizations and be open to the public. Submissions should be received at least seven days in advance of the event.

Farmington area

Farmington, Tuesday, July 31: Wild, wacky critters arts and crafts workshop for children, 3 to 4 p.m., Everyone’s Resource Depot, UMF. Cost $1. FMI: 778-7150.

Wilton, Tuesday, July 31: Peter Nielsen, Town Manager, read a pourquois tale, “Why Espossumondas Has No Hair On His Tail,” and participate in an activity to learn archaeology skills, 10:30 a.m., Public Library. Listen to ASL interpreted by Lori Lewis. FMI: Sandra, 645-4831.

Rangeley, Wednesday, Aug. 1: Ladies breakfast, 7 a.m., Loon Lodge, Route 4. FMI: 864-5666.

Wilton, Wednesday, Aug. 1: Game Night: Play “Clue” and “Tut Tut,” 6 p.m., Public Library. For children 10 years and older. FMI: Sandra, 645-4831.

Livermore Falls, Thursday, Aug. 2: Richard Moreau concert, 6 to 8 p.m., Livermore Falls Gazebo.

Wilton, Thursday, Aug. 2: Amy Trundy, Artist, read the pourquois tale “Why the Sun and the Moon Live in the Sky”, and participate in a clay activity, 6 p.m., Public Library. FMI: Sandra, 645-4831.

Rangeley, Friday and Saturday, Aug. 3, 4: Episcopal Church Women of Good Shepherd rummage sale, Main Street. Friday, 6 to 8 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to noon.

Wilton, Friday, Aug. 3: Create a bridge display for the Blueberry Festival and participate in burying a time capsule, 1 p.m., Public Library. FMI: Sandra, 645-4831.

Wilton, Friday, August 3: Blueberry Bazaar, 9 a.m., Chicken BBQ, 5 p.m., First Congregational Church, Main St. Adults $8.50, Children $6. FMI: 645-2535.

Wilton, Friday, Aug. 3: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Nichols Expo Center, Route 156.

Canton, Saturday, Aug. 4: Chicken pie supper, 5 p.m., Ponemah Rebekah Lodge Hall. Adults $7, children under 12 $5.

Livermore Falls, Saturday, Aug. 4: Farmers market, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Livermore Falls Gazebo.

Livermore Falls, Saturday, Aug. 4: L. Dodge Band concert, 6 to 8 p.m., Livermore Falls Gazebo.

Stratton, Saturday, Aug. 4: Potluck buffet and presentation of “The Flooding of Flagstaff,” 6 p.m., Community Building on Main Street. Hosted by Flagstaff Chapel Association. FMI: Duluth Wing, 246-6211.

Strong, Saturday, Aug. 4: Porter Lake Association bean supper, 5 to 6:30 p.m., Strong Beach on Porter Lake. Rain location: Forster Building in Strong. Adults, $5; children 5 to 11, $2.50; under 5, free. Bring salad or dessert to share. Benefits lake activities. FMI: Cheryl Heikkinen, 246-2849.

Livermore, Sunday, Aug. 5: Terry Moore performance, 9:10 a.m., Music in the Meeting House, North Livermore Baptist Church. FMI: 897-3165.

Livermore Falls, Monday, Aug. 6: Barry Wood concert, 6 to 8 p.m., Livermore Falls Gazebo.

Rangeley, Monday, Aug. 6: American Red Cross blood drive, 1 to 6 p.m., Good Shepard Church, Main Street.

Carrabassett Valley, Tuesday, Aug. 7: American Red Cross blood drive, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sugarloaf USA.

Wilton, Tuesday, Aug. 7: Lunch at the Boiler Room, 11:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. $12 all inclusive. Reservations essential, Betsy at 562-8395 or Jane at 645-2282. Hosted by Western Mountain Women’s Connection.

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Oxford Hills area

Fryeburg, Tuesday, July 31: Concert supper, 5 p.m., Fryeburg New Church, 12 Oxford St. Adults $7, children $4.

Harrison, Tuesday, July 31: Blood drive, 1 to 7 p.m., Calvary Church, Main St.

Norway, Wednesday, Aug. 1: Story time for children ages 2 to 5, 10:30 a.m., Memorial Library. FMI: 743-5308.

Paris, Wednesday, Aug. 1: Children’s entertainer, Little Red Wagon, 10 a.m., Moore Park. Free. If rain, at Paris Fire Hall, Western Avenue.

Paris, Wednesday, Aug. 1: Annie Clark, 6 p.m., Moore Park. Free. If rain, at Paris Fire Hall, Western Avenue.

Paris, Thursday, Aug. 2: Story time for preschoolers, 10 a.m., Public Library. FMI: 743-6994.

Waterford, Wednesday, Aug. 1: Summer breakfast and indoor yard sale, 7:30 to 10 a.m., The Wilkins Community House, Plummer Hill Road. Cost: Adults $5, Children 5 to 10 $3, Children under 5 free. Proceeds to buildings’ improvement fund. FMI: Karen Fillebrown, 583-2320.

Norway, Friday, Aug. 3: Baby Boosters will provide children under 2 years old and their caregivers with rhymes, finger plays, songs, stories and other activities, 10:30 a.m., Memorial Library. FMI: 743-5308.

Albany, Saturday, Aug. 4: Albany Improvement Association yard sale, 9 a.m., Albany Town Hall, corner Vernon Street and Hunts Corner Road. No early birds. FMI: Buzzy, 824-2568.

Bridgton, Saturday, Aug. 4: Psychic Fair, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Maine Center for Spiritual Enrichment, 328 Main St. Spiritual readings, more. $2. Readings individually priced. FMI: (207) 647-5799; www.mainespiritualcenter.org

Canton, Saturday, Aug. 4: Chicken pie supper, 5 p.m., Ponemah Rebekah Lodge Hall. Adults $7, Children under 12 $5.

Harrison, Saturday, Aug. 4: Pig roast and bean supper, Scribner’s Mill. FMI and tickets, 583-6455.

Harrison, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 4, 5: Annual Back to the Past at Scribner’s Mill, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., celebration of old-tyme sawmill, homestead operations. FMI: 583-6455.

Oxford, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 4, 5: Norway-Paris Lions Club Antique Auto and Truck Show, Oxford County Fairgrounds. Free. FMI: Jim Lamb, 539-4674.

Oxford, Saturday, Aug. 4: American Red Cross blood drive, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Oxford Fair Grounds, Pottle Road.

Paris, Saturday, Aug. 4: Book sale, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., old Paris Fire Station, Pine Street. FMI: 743-6994 or paris.public.library@MSLN.net.

Paris, Saturday, Aug. 4: Baked bean supper, 5 p.m. and 6 p.m., First Baptist Church. Adults, $6; children under 12, $4. Takeout available. Proceeds for office equipment for the church. FMI: 743-5198.

Stoneham, Saturday, Aug. 4: Stoneham Knight Riders 7th annual Pig Roast, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Stoneham Fire Station. Adults, $8; children 5-11, $5; under 5, free. FMI: 928-2443.

Waterford, Saturday, Aug. 4: Waterford world’s fair dance, 8 to midnight, Green Road, North Waterford. Entertainment by Ridge Riders. $10.

West Paris, Saturday, Aug, 4: Indoor yard/food sale, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Historical Society. Rain or shine.

West Paris, Saturday, Aug. 4: Book sale, 9 a.m. to noon, Little Castle Public Library. Benefits the library. FMI: 674-2007.

West Paris, Saturday, Aug. 4: Book reading and signing, “Scene of the Grime” by Suzanne Price, 2 p.m., West Paris Grange, Church Street. FMI: 674-2004.

Lovell, Monday, Aug. 6: American Red Cross blood drive, 2 to 7 p.m., Lovell Firehouse, Main Street.

Casco, Tuesday, Aug. 7: American Red Cross blood drive, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Point Sebago, RR 1 Box 712.

North Waterford, Tuesday, Aug. 7: Public supper, 5 to 6:30 p.m., North Waterford Congregational Church. Adults, $7; children under 12, $3.50.

Bethel, Aug. 10, 11, 12: A wide range of activities are scheduled for the 28 annual Sudbury Canada Days, the summer heritage festival of the Historical Society. FMI: 824-2908 or 1-800-824-2910.

River Valley area

Dixfield, Wednesday, Aug. 1: Young Readers’ Discussion Group, 6 p.m., Ludden Memorial Library.

Woodstock, Friday, Aug. 3: First Membership Meeting of Woodstock ATV Riders Club, 7 p.m., Town Office. FMI: Bill, 364-3275.

Albany, Saturday, Aug. 4: Albany Improvement Association yard sale, 9 a.m., Albany Town Hall, corner Vernon Street and Hunts Corner Road. No early birds. FMI: Buzzy, 824-2568.

Andover, Saturday, Aug. 4: Andover Olde Home Days Road Race, 8 a.m., by Andover Service Circle. 4.5-mile race; preregistration, $10; day of registration, $12; 1-mile run, $5; 1-mile walk, $5. Register 7 a.m. day of event, Andover Elementary School; or preregister, for T-shirt. FMI: Mahar, 364-3180; B. Bailey, 392-1475.

Canton, Saturday, Aug. 4: Chicken pie supper, 5 p.m., Ponemah Rebekah Lodge Hall. Adults $7, Children under 12 $5.

Mount Vernon, Saturday, Aug. 4: Auction, 11 a.m., Mount Vernon Community Center, lakeside in village. Preview, 10 a.m. Lunch by Beach Committee. FMI: 293-3773.

Rumford, Saturday, Aug. 4: Bean supper, 5 p.m., Blazing Star Lodge, Route 232. Adults $6, under 12 $3. Takeouts. FMI: Joe Roy, 364-4715.

Bethel, Aug. 10, 11, 12: A wide range of activities are scheduled for the 28 annual Sudbury Canada Days, the summer heritage festival of the Historical Society. FMI: 824-2908 or 1-800-824-2910.

Bethel, Aug. 16-19: “Inaugural Maine Mountain Corvette Festival.” FMI: Chamber of Commerce, 824-2282.

Rumford, Wednesday, Aug. 15: American Red Cross blood drive, 12 to 6 p.m., American Legion, 184 Congress St.

Lewiston area

Poland, Monday, July 30: Castlebay Celtic and coastal Maine music, 7 p.m., Poland Spring Preservation Society Summer Concert Series. FMI: Jason or Linda, 998-4142.

Auburn, Wednesday, Aug. 1: Auburn Community Band presents “America’s Favorite Songs,” 7 to 8:15 p.m., Festival Plaza, Main Street, weather permitting. Free. FMI: 784-0191; www.auburncommunityband.org.

Auburn, Wednesday, Aug. 1: “Mr. Harley,” children’s music, 10 a.m., In The Park at Auburn Tot Lot. FMI: Auburn Recreation for detailed directions, 784-0191.

Gardiner, Wednesday, Aug. 1: Richie Bartolo, country, reggae and island music, noon, Johnson Hall Mini-Park, 280 Water St. Free. Rain location, inside Johnson Hall. FMI: www.johnsonhall.org; 582-7144; johnsonhall@gwi.net.

Lewiston, Wednesday, Aug. 1: American Red Cross blood drive, 12 to 7 p.m., CMMC, 300 Main St.

Lewiston, Wednesday, Aug. 1: Lewiston Public Library computer lab for seniors, 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Sessions are free and are every Wednesday through Aug. 8. FMI: LPL Reference Desk at 784-0135, ext. 210.

Auburn, Thursday, Aug. 2: YWCA fundraiser golf tournament, Martindale Country Club. Benefits YWCA children’s programming. FMI: Anne Craigs, 795-4050; www.ywcamaine.org.

Auburn, Thursday, Aug. 2: L/A Arts presents Downeast Brass in concert, noon, Festival Plaza. Free. Rain location: Franco-American Heritage Center, Lewiston. FMI: 782-7228; www.laarts.org.

Lewiston, Thursday, Aug. 2: American Red Cross blood drive, 12 to 7 p.m., CMMC, 300 Main St.

Lewiston, Friday, Aug. 3: Babytime, 10 a.m., Public Library, Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. For parents, infants and children as old as 2. Free. FMI: 784-0135, ext. 4 or www.lplonline.org/child.

Lewiston, Friday, Aug. 3: Preschool Storytime, 10 a.m., Public Library, Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. For parents and children ages 2 – 5. Free. FMI: 784-0135, ext. 4 or www.lplonline.org/child.

Lisbon, Friday, Aug. 3: Roast pork supper, 5:30 to 7 p.m., VFW Post 9459, Route 196. Adults $6, children under 10, $3. Proceeds to benefit troops in harm’s way. FMI: 353-4879.

Gray, Saturday, Aug. 4: Bean supper, 6 p.m., American Legion, 15 Lewiston Road. Benefits child welfare. Adults, $6; children under 12, $2.50, under 5, free.

Monmouth, Saturday, Aug. 4: “Measure for Measure,” 7:30 p.m. Aug. 3, 4, 8, 10, 15 and 23; 7 p.m. Aug. 19; and 2 p.m. Aug. 4. The Theater At Monmouth, 796 Main St. Tickets, $26-$20. FMI: 933-9999.

Pownal, Saturday, Aug. 4: Baked bean supper, 4:30 to 6 p.m., North Pownal United Methodist Church, 851 Lawrence Road. Adults, $6; children, $3. Handicap-accessible. FMI: Caron, 688-4101; Karen, 829-5470.

Sabattus, Saturday, Aug. 4: On-Going garage sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dominican Sisters, 61 Lisbon Road. To benefit Loaves and Fishes program.

Monmouth, Sunday, Aug. 5: “The Oldest Story Ever Told,” 2 p.m. Aug. 5, 7, 10, 17, 21, and 23. The Theater At Monmouth, 796 Main St. Tickets, $12-$9. FMI: 933-9999.

Lewiston, Monday, Aug. 6: American Red Cross blood drive, 12 to 6 p.m., Ramada Inn, 490 Pleasant St.

Poland, Monday, Aug. 6: Two Old Friends, sea chanteys, folk and sing-alongs, 7 p.m., Poland Spring Preservation Society Summer Concert Series. FMI: Jason or Linda, 998-4142.

Lewiston, Tuesday, Aug. 7: American Red Cross blood drive, 12 to 7 p.m., CMMC, 300 Main St.

Lewiston, Tuesday, Aug. 7: Preschool Storytime, 10 a.m., Public Library, Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. For parents and children ages 2 to 5. Free. FMI: 784-0135, ext. 4 or www.lplonline.org/child.

Lewiston, Wednesday, Aug. 8: Lewiston Public Library computer lab for seniors, 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Sessions are free and are every Wednesday through Aug. 8. FMI: LPL Reference Desk at 784-0135, ext. 210.

Auburn, Wednesday, Aug. 8: Auburn Community Band, “Famous Groups and People,” 7 to 8:15 p.m., Festival Plaza, Main Street, weather permitting. Free. FMI: 784-0191; www.auburncommunityband.org.

Lewiston, Thursday, Aug. 8: American Red Cross blood drive, 12 to 7 p.m., CMMC, 300 Main St.

Auburn, Thursday, Aug. 9: Grassholes (concert) noon, Festival Plaza. FMI: L/A Arts, 782-7228.

Greene, Thursday, Aug. 9: Magician, Philip Smith “Abracadabra,” 2 p.m., Araxine Wilkins Sawyer Memorial, 371 Sawyer Rd. Free. Children should be accompanied by an adult. FMI: 946-5311 or http://ourworld.cs.com/sawyerfoundation.

Lewiston, Friday, Aug. 9: American Red Cross blood drive, 12 to 7 p.m., CMMC, 300 Main St.

Greene, Friday, Aug. 10: The Radio Gang with Mac McHale and John & Sally Roc, 2 and 7 p.m., Araxine Wilkins Sawyer Memorial, 371 Sawyer Road. Free. FMI: 946-5311 or http://ourworld.cs.com/sawyerfoundation.

Lewiston, Friday, Aug. 10: Babytime, 10 a.m., Public Library, Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. For parents, infants and children as old as 2 . Free. FMI: 784-0135, ext. 4 or www.lplonline.org/child.

Lewiston, Friday, Aug. 10: Preschool Storytime, 10 a.m., Public Library, Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. For parents and children ages 2 to 5. Free. FMI: 784-0135, ext. 4 or www.lplonline.org/child.

Lewiston, Friday, Aug. 10: Traditional New England contra dancing, 8 to 11 p.m., Callahan Hall, Public Library, 200 Lisbon St. Beginners welcome; all dances taught. Come with or without a partner. Admission: $5, $2 for students. FMI: 784-0135, ext. 200. This event funded in part by a grant from Lewiston PAL.

Lisbon, Saturday, Aug. 11: Flea market, 7 a.m., VFW Post 9459, Route 196. All proceeds benefit troops in harm’s way. FMI: 353-2152.

New Gloucester, Saturday, Aug. 11: Shaker bake sale, 10 a.m., Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, Shaker Road off Route 26. Sponsored by Friends of the Shakers.

Poland, Saturday, Aug. 11: Blueberry Festival, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Poland Community Church, 1212 Maine St. FMI: Marlene, 998-4364.

Sabattus, Aug. 11: On-Going Garage Sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dominican Sisters, 61 Lisbon Road. To benefit Loaves and Fishes program.

Auburn, Monday, Aug, 13: American Red Cross bood drive, 1 to 6 p.m., High Street Congregational Church, 109 Pleasant St.

Lewiston, Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 13, 14: Toy Library children’s items yard sale, 134 College St. Kid item donations accepted. Benefits Toy Library for new educational toys and supplies. Volunteers needed. FMI: Cindy, 782-1112; cindy@thetoylibrary.net.

Poland, Monday, Aug. 13: Port City Jazz, 30s, 40s, 50s, Dixieland, 7 p.m., Poland Spring Preservation Society Summer Concert Series. FMI: Jason or Linda, 998-4142.

Lewiston, Tuesday, Aug. 14: Preschool Storytime, 10 a.m., Public Library, Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. For parents and children ages 2 to 5. Free. FMI: 784-0135, ext. 4 or www.lplonline.org/child.

Lewiston, Tuesday, Aug. 14: American Red Cross blood drive, 12 to 7 p.m., CMMC, 300 Main St.

Monmouth, Tuesday, Aug. 14: “Sight Unseen,” 7:30 p.m., The Theater At Monmouth, 796 Main St. Tickets, $22-$18. FMI: 933-9999.and Aug. 14

Auburn, Wednesday, Aug. 15: Auburn Community Band, “Take Two,” selections from previous concerts, 7 to 8:15 p.m., Festival Plaza, Main Street, weather permitting. Free. FMI: 784-0191; www.auburncommunityband.org.

Lewiston, Wednesday, Aug. 15: American Red Cross blood drive, 12 to 7 p.m., CMMC, 300 Main St.

Auburn, Thursday, Aug. 16: Half Moon Jug Band, noon, Festival Plaza. FMI: L/A Arts, 782-7228.

Lewiston, Thursday, Aug. 16: Rhythm Inlet, drumming workshop, 10:30 a.m., Public Library, Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. For ages 4-8. Free, space is limited. Tickets required. FMI: 784-0135 ext. 4, www.lplonline.org/child.

Lewiston, Friday, Aug. 17: Babytime, 10 a.m., Public Library, Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. For parents, infants and children as old as 2. Free. FMI: 784-0135, ext. 4 or www.lplonline.org/child.

Lewiston, Friday, Aug. 17: Preschool Storytime, 10 a.m., Public Library, Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. For parents and children ages 2 to 5. Free. FMI: 784-0135, ext. 4 or www.lplonline.org/child.

Auburn, Saturday, Aug. 18: Great Falls Balloon Festival 15th anniversary parade, 11 a.m., Auburn to Lewiston. Participants needed. Parade application and FMI: www.greatfallsballoonfestival.org; Tracey, 333-6601 ext. 1212.

Winthrop, Saturday, Aug. 18: Baked Food Sale, 10 a.m., Winthrop Congregational Church UCC. All proceeds will benefit the church. FMI: Marie, 377-2718.

Sabattus, Saturday, Aug. 18: On-Going Garage Sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dominican Sisters, 61 Lisbon Road. To benefit Loaves and Fishes program.

Poland, Monday, Aug. 20: Denny and Ann Breau, and Frank Coffin, instrumental and vocal country, 7 p.m., Poland Spring Preservation Society Summer Concert Series. FMI: Jason or Linda, 998-4142.

Lewiston, Tuesday, Aug. 21: Preschool Storytime, 10 a.m., Public Library, Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. For parents and children ages 2 to 5. Free. FMI: 784-0135, ext. 4 or www.lplonline.org/child.

Lewiston, Tuesday, Aug. 21: American Red Cross blood drive, 12 to 7 p.m., CMMC, 300 Main St.

Auburn, Wednesday, Aug. 22: Auburn Community Band, “Greatest Hits,” 7 to 8:15 p.m., Festival Plaza, Main St., weather permitting. Free. FMI: 784-0191; www.auburncommunityband.org.

Lewiston, Wednesday, Aug. 22: American Red Cross blood drive, 12 to 7 p.m., CMMC, 300 Main St.

New Gloucester, Wednesday, Aug. 22: American Red Cross blood drive, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Pineland Farms, 59 Pineland Dr.

Sabattus, Wednesday, Aug. 22: American Red Cross blood drive, 2 to 7 p.m., Our Lady of the Rosary, 131 High St.

Lewiston, Thursday, Aug. 23: American Red Cross blood drive, 12 to 7 p.m., CMMC, 300 Main St.

Lewiston, Friday, Aug. 24: Babytime, 10 a.m., Public Library, Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. For parents, infants and children as old as 2 . Free. FMI: 784-0135, ext. 4 or www.lplonline.org/child.

Lewiston, Friday, Aug. 24: Preschool Storytime, 10 a.m., Public Library, Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. For parents and children ages 2 – 5. Free. FMI: 784-0135, ext. 4 or www.lplonline.org/child.

Auburn, Saturday, Aug. 25: Holistic Fair, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., UU Vestry Hall, 159 Pleasant St. Sponsored by Northeast Professional Psychics Mediums and Healers Guild. FMI: Eddita Felt, 353-8648; www.NEGuild.

Sabattus, Saturday, Aug. 25: On-Going Garage Sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dominican Sisters, 61 Lisbon Road. To benefit Loaves and Fishes program.

Auburn, Sunday, Aug. 26: LA 5K Bridge Run, Rollerdrome, Riverside Drive. Registration: 7 a.m (entry fee, $15); Kids Fun Run, 8 a.m. (entry fee, $5); 5K, 8:30 a.m. FMI: Mike Lecompte, 777-3724.

Poland, Monday, Aug. 27: Phil House and Kathy Haley, piano and vocal, 7 p.m., Poland Spring Preservation Society Summer Concert Series. FMI: Jason or Linda, 998-4142.

Lewiston, Tuesday, Aug. 28: Preschool Storytime, 10 a.m., Public Library, Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. For parents and children ages 2 – 5. Free. FMI: 784-0135, ext. 4 or www.lplonline.org/child.

Lewiston, Tuesday, Aug. 28: American Red Cross blood drive, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., St. Mary’s Hospital LePage Center, Campus Avenue.

Lewiston, Tuesday, Aug. 28: American Red Cross blood drive, 12 to 7 p.m., CMMC, 300 Main St.

Lewiston, Tuesday, Aug. 28: American Red Cross blood drive, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., White Rock Distilleries, 21 Saratoga.

Lewiston, Wednesday, Aug. 29: American Red Cross blood drive, 12 to 7 p.m., CMMC, 300 Main St.

Lewiston, Thursday, Aug. 30: American Red Cross blood drive, 12 to 7 p.m., CMMC, 300 Main St.

Winthrop, Thursday, Aug. 30: American Red Cross blood drive, 1 to 6 p.m., St. Francis Church, Lake Street.

Lewiston, Friday, Aug. 31: Babytime, 10 a.m., Public Library, Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. For parents, infants and children as old as 2. Free. FMI: 784-0135, ext. 4 or www.lplonline.org/child.

Lewiston, Friday, Aug. 31: Preschool storytime, 10 a.m., Public Library, Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. For parents and children ages 2 to 5. Free. FMI: 784-0135, ext. 4 or www.lplonline.org/child.

Winthrop, Aug. 31 to Sept. 3: Maine Living Arts Festival, Camp Mechuwana. Adults, $150; children, $110. Includes lodging and seven meals. FMI: Mike Lecompte, 777-3724; mainelaf@yahoo.com.

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