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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, Thursday, July 26: 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, Thursday, July 26: Storyteller Angela Klinger shares legends about the land, 6 p.m., Public Library. FMI: Sandra, 645-4831.

East Dixfield, Friday, July 27: “Banjos to Bagpipes” Country & Bluegrass Music Weekend, starts at 5 p.m. Festivities run through Sunday at 5 p.m., Maine Countryfolk Music Theatre. FMI: www.countryfolkmusic.com or Larry, mainebiz@adelphia.net.

Farmington, Friday and Saturday, July 27, 28: Farmington Strawberry Festival and Art in the Park.

Stratton/Eustis, Friday, July 27: Spaghetti dinner and show. Community Building. Dinner: 4:30 to 5:35 p.m.; show: 6 p.m. Sponsored by Stratton/Eustis Rec Program. Show features Michael Cooper/Masked Marvels and Wondertales. Dinner: up to 2, free; students, $5; adults, $8. Admission to show: $5.

Wilton, Friday, July 27: Wilton Historical Museum, 1 p.m., Public Library. Meet at the library before. Children must be accompanied by adult. FMI: Sandra, 645-4831.

Farmington, Saturday, July 28: Italian dinner and wine tasting at 6 p.m. at Homestead Bakery to benefit the United Way of the Tri-Valley Area. $50 per person plus tax and gratuity. Limited seating. RSVP by July 25. Prepay only.

Canton, Saturday, July 28: Lawn, bake sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Ponemah Rebekah Lodge Hall. FMI: Jolene, 597-2168.

Farmington, Saturday, July 28: Art in the Park, Meetinghouse Park, presented by Downtown Business Association. FMI: Susan Terhune or Robyn Kremer, 778-0044.

Farmington, Saturday, July 28: Rock ‘n Country, 6 to 9 p.m., Gazebo.

Turner, Saturday, July 28: Annual Welcome Back To Bear Pond supper, GAR Hall, Route 219, North Turner, 5 to 7 p.m., dinner to include barbecued chicken, homemade salads, bread and desserts, to benefit North Turner Presbyterian Church, freewill donation.

Chesterville, Sunday, July 29: Chesterville Heritage Society Strawberry Shortcake Show and Tell, 2 to 4 p.m., Chesterville Town Office. Public invited to attend; bring an item from your heritage, ancestry, or something sentimental to share with others. Shortcake, $3.

Livermore, Sunday, July 29: The Grant Family performance, 9:10 a.m., Music in the Meeting House, North Livermore Baptist Church. FMI: 897-3165.

Rangeley, Sunday, July 29: Foreigner benefit concert, 5:30 p.m., Saddleback Mountain. Co-sponsored by Rangeley Region Health Center Inc. and 107.5 Frank FM. Gates open at 1 p.m. $40, tickets available at ticketmaster.com or 775-3331. $100 premium tickets are available by calling 864-4397. FMI: www.rangeleyhealth.org or www.1075frank.com.

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, August 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, August 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, August 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: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Nichols Expo Center, Route 156.

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, August 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, August 6: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 1 to 6 p.m., Good Shepard Church, Main Street.

Carrabassett Valley, Tuesday, August 7: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sugarloaf USA.

Livermore Falls, Thursday, Aug. 9: Victor Mercier concert, 6 to 8 p.m., Livermore Falls Gazebo.

Salem, Friday and Saturday, Aug. 10, 11: Salem Community United Methodist Church rummage sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Salem Community Building, Route 142. FMI: 678-2877.

Farmington, Saturday, Aug. 11: Contradance, West Farmington House Band, sit-in musicians welcome, 8 to 11 p.m., Farmington Grange, Bridge Street. $6, $15 family max, musicians half price. FMI: 397-2241 or dance@starleft.org

Livermore Falls, Saturday, Aug. 11: Farmers market, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Livermore Falls Gazebo.

Livermore Falls, Saturday, Aug. 11: Rock ‘n Country, 6 to 9 p.m., Gazebo.

Wilton, Sunday, Aug. 12: Journey Home concert, 6 p.m., East Wilton Union Church. Free-will offerings accepted. Light refreshments and fellowship following concert. FMI: 645-4297.

Livermore Falls, Monday, Aug. 13: Terry Moore concert, 6 to 8 p.m., Livermore Falls Gazebo.

Farmington, Tuesday, Aug. 14: Musician Barry Wood performs, 6 to 8 p.m., Meetinghouse Park.

Livermore Falls, Tuesday, Aug. 14: Bing Crosby concert, 6 to 8 p.m., Livermore Falls Gazebo.

Livermore Falls, Tuesday, Aug. 14: American Red Cross blood drive, noon to 6 p.m., Murray Hall, 69 Main St.

Livermore Falls, Thursday, Aug. 16: Richard Moreau concert, 6 to 8 p.m., Livermore Falls Gazebo.

Livermore Falls, Saturday, Aug. 18: Farmers market, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Livermore Falls Gazebo.

Livermore Falls, Saturday, Aug. 18: L. Dodge Band concert, 6 to 8 p.m., Livermore Falls Gazebo.

Rangeley, Saturday, Aug. 18: Wilhelm Reich Museum auction, conference center, Dodge Pond Road. Items available for viewing, 9 a.m.; auction, 10 a.m. FMI: 864-3443.

Wilton, Sunday, Aug. 19: New Beginnings concert, 6 p.m., East Wilton Union Church. Free-will offerings accepted. Light refreshments and fellowship following concert. FMI: 645-4297.

Farmington, Tuesday, Aug. 21: “The Crosbys,” 6 to 8 p.m., Meeting House Park Gazebo, Main St.

Farmington, Saturday, Aug. 25: Rock ‘n Country, 6 to 9 p.m., Gazebo.

Wilton, Sunday, Aug. 26: David Mumford concert, 6 p.m., East Wilton Union Church. Free-will offerings accepted. Light refreshments and fellowship following concert. FMI: 645-4297.

Farmington, Tuesday, Aug. 28: Musician Barry Wood performs, 6 to 8 p.m., Meetinghouse Park.

Livermore Falls, Saturday, Sept. 8: Rock ‘n Country, 6 to 9 p.m., Gazebo.

Farmington, Tuesday, Sept. 11: Musician Barry Wood performs, 6 to 8 p.m., Meetinghouse Park.

Farmington, Saturday, Sept. 22: Rock ‘n Country, 6 to 9 p.m., Gazebo.

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Oxford Hills area

Paris, Thursday, July 26: Story time for preschoolers, 10 a.m., Paris Public Library. FMI: 743-6994.

Norway, Friday, July 27: Baby Boosters, 10:30 a.m., Norway Memorial Library. FMI: 743-5308.

Paris, Friday, July 27: Bean supper, 5 to 6:30 p.m., First Congregational Church. Sponsored by Ladies Circle. Adults, $6; children under 12, $3.

West Paris, Friday, July 27: CROP Walk potluck, 6 p.m., West Parish Congregational Church.

Bryant Pond, Saturday, July 28: Chicken barbecue, 5 p.m., Jefferson Lodge, Route 26. Sponsored by Tri Town Rescue Auxiliary and Jefferson Lodge. Adults, $7; children, $3. Takeouts. FMI: Wayne, 527-2234.

Canton, Saturday, July 28: Lawn, bake sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Ponemah Rebekah Lodge Hall. FMI: Jolene, 597-2168.

Locke Mills, Saturday, July 28: Dance, 7 to 10 p.m., Town Hall. Richard Felt Orchestra. Benefits Greenwood Historical Society. FMI: Joyce Hathaway, 674-2259.

Norway, Saturday, July 28: Craft fair, white elephant sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School. Lunch available. Benefits East Otisfield Free Baptist Church scholarship fund.

Oxford, Saturday, July 28: Community supper, 5 to 6 p.m., Oxford Congregational Church, King Street. Adults $7, children ages 6 to 12 $4; 5 and under free.

Oxford, Saturday, July 28: Thompson Lake Environmental Association “I Did a Paddle” at Pismo Beach. Registration, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Cookout at noon. Tickets: $5. FMI: 539-4535; Sharon Rice, 998-2088.

Paris, Saturday, July 28: Yard/bake sale, 8 to 11 a.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 34 Buckfield Road.

Paris, Saturday, July 28: East Otisfield Baptist Church craft fair, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School. Benefits scholarship fund. Tables, $15. FMI: Marian Culbert, 743-9832.

Paris, Saturday, July 28: Book sale, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., former Paris Fire Station, Pine Street. FMI: 743-6994.

Waterford, Saturday, July 28: Dance, 7 to 10 p.m., Waterford World’s Fair. Music by Locomotive. $10. FMI: Penny Hill, 583-4160.

Waterford, Saturday, July 28: Magic show with Dennis Labbe, 11 a.m., Waterford Library. Free.

Waterford, Sunday, July 29: Waterford Library open house, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Light refreshments.

Waterford, Sunday, July 29: Waterford Historical Society open house and art show, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Old Town House. Rice Museum, located next to the library, will also be open. Refreshments.

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

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

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

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

Waterford, Wednesday, August 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, August 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

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, August 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.

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.

Gorham, N.H., Saturday, Aug. 11: Centennial Celebration, 1907 Grand Trunk Railway Station, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. FMI: maryjaneames@verizon.net; (603) 466-2085.

Paris, Saturday, Aug. 11: Moore Art in the Park, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Moore Park. Festival with fine artisans, entertainment, food and more. FMI: 743-2501.

Waterford, Saturday, Aug. 11: Waterford world’s fair dance, 8 to midnight, Green Road, North Waterford. Entertainment by Soda Pop. $10.

West Paris, Sunday, August 12: Outdoor service and picnic, 10:30 a.m. Richard and Janet Scott residence, 21 Sumner Road.

Bolsters Mills, Saturday, Aug. 18: Chicken pie supper, seatings at 5 and 6 p.m., Bolsters Mills United Methodist Church. Adults, $7; children under 12, $3. Handicap-accessible. FMI 583-9024 Saturday 9 a.m. to noon.

Paris, Sunday, Aug. 19: Back To School Safety Day and open house, 1 to 4 p.m., Oxford Hills Children’s House, 9 Lower Swallow Road. FMI: 743-0100.

Paris, Monday, Aug. 20: American Red Cross blood drive, 1 to 7 p.m., Oxford Hills High School, Route 26.

Waterford, Saturday, Aug. 25: Waterford world’s fair dance, 8 to midnight, Green Road, North Waterford. Entertainment by Mainely Country. $10.

Bridgton, Thursday, Aug. 30: American Red Cross blood drive, 1:30 to 7 p.m., Masonic Hall, Route 117.

West Paris, Saturday, September 15: Kantele Konsort Concert, 2 p.m.

River Valley area

East Dixfield, Friday, July 27: “Banjos to Bagpipes” Country & Bluegrass Music Weekend, starts at 5 p.m. Festivities run through Sunday at 5 p.m., Maine Countryfolk Music Theatre. FMI: www.countryfolkmusic.com or Larry, mainebiz@adelphia.net.

Canton, Saturday, July 28: Lawn, bake sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Ponemah Rebekah Lodge Hall. FMI: Jolene, 597-2168.

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.

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.

Rumford, Wednesday, August 15: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 12 to 6 p.m., American Legion, 184 Congress St.

Lewiston area

Greene, Thursday and Friday, July 26, 27: Clint Denn film “India-Land of The Tiger,” Araxine Wilkins Sawyer Memorial, 371 Sawyer Road. Thursday, 7 p.m.; Friday, 2 and 7 p.m.; Free admission; air-conditioned; doors open one hour before shows. FMI: 946-5311.

Lewiston, Thursday, July 26: Mad Science: Forensic Science, 10 a.m., Public Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Ages 8-14. Tickets are required. Free. FMI: 784-0135 ext. 4, www.lplonline.org/child.

Lewiston, Thursday, July 26: Boardman and Sons concert, noon, Fountain Park, Chestnut and Lincoln streets. Rain location: Franco-American Heritage Center. Free. FMI: 782-7228; www.laarts.org.

Lewiston, Friday, July 27: Preschool Storytime, 10 a.m., Public Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Children ages 2-5. FMI: 784-0135 ext. 4, www.lplonline.org/child.

Lisbon, Friday, July 27: Pork loin supper, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Odd Fellows Hall, 27 Village St. Adults $6.50, children 12 and under $3, preschool free. Sponsored by Nina Rebekah Lodge 86 and Sabattus River Lodge 21 IOOF.

Lisbon, Friday, July 27: Bean supper, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Auxiliary Post 9459, Route 196. Adults $6, children under 10 $3. FMI: 353-2152.

Monmouth, Friday, July 27: “Tom Jones,” 7:30 p.m. July 27, 28, Aug. 2, 9, 11, 16, 21, and 24; 7 p.m. July 29; and 2 p.m. Aug. 15 and 18. The Theater At Monmouth, 796 Main St. Tickets, $26-$20. FMI: 933-9999.

Bowdoin, Saturday, July 28: Bean supper, 4:30 to 6 p.m., West Bowdoin Parish Hall. Adults $6.50, children $3, preschool free. Sponsored by Wood Lawn Cemetery Association for mowing, maintenance.

Gray, Saturday, July 28: All about owls night hike, 8 to 10 p.m., Maine Wildlife Park, Route 26. Bring flashlights. Canceled if rain. FMI: 657-4977 ext. 0; www.mainewildlifepark.com.

Gray, Saturday, July 28: Bean supper, 5 p.m., First Congregational Church, Route 115. Adults, $7; under 12, $3. Handicap accessible. FMI: 657-4279; day of supper, 657-3279.

Greene, Saturday, July 28: Bean supper, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., VFW Memorial Post 11032, next to the Greene Central School. Cost: Adults $5, Children under 12 $2.50.

Lisbon Falls, Saturday, July 28: Bean and ham supper, 5 to 6:30 p.m., Methodist Church, School Street. Sponsored by Methodist Women. Adults $6, children $2. FMI: 353-8951.

New Gloucester, Saturday, July 28: Flea market, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Amvets Ladies Auxiliary Post 6, Route 100. Tables $15. To reserve Joyce, 926-4693 or Cheryl, 998-2157.

Sabattus, Saturday, July 28: Sabattus Pond Fishing Derby, 7 a.m. registration, Martin’s Point. Prizes for largest pike, other species. Weigh-in by 3 p.m. FMI: 375-6009.

Sabattus, Saturday, July 28: , On-Going Garage Sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dominican Sisters, 61 Lisbon Road. To benefit Loaves and Fishes program.

Turner, Saturday, July 28: Annual Welcome Back To Bear Pond supper, GAR Hall, Route 219, North Turner, 5 to 7 p.m., dinner to include barbecued chicken, homemade salads, bread and desserts, to benefit North Turner Presbyterian Church, freewill donation.

Wayne, Saturday, July 28: Androscoggin Yacht Club fundraising supper, 6 p.m., Lake Street Open to the public. FMI: Amy Cushman Black, 685-4775.

Winthrop, Saturday, July 28: Summer fair, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Winthrop Congregational Church, UCC, 10 Bowdoin St. FMI: Dayle Ashby, 377-5923.

Lewiston, Sunday, July 29: The Campbells Gospel music, 10 a.m., First Assembly of God Church, 70 Hogan Road. FMI: Rev. Cougle, 786-2636.

Mechanic Falls, Sunday, July 29: Grand Ole Opry Show hosted by The Down East Country Music Association, 12 to 5 p.m., Silver Spur. Admisission: Adult nonmembers $6, members and seniors $5, children Under 12 $3. FMI: Lolalee, 743-6439.

Lewiston, Monday, July 30: Preschool Storytime, 10 a.m., Public Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Children ages 2-5. FMI: 784-0135 ext. 4, www.lplonline.org/child.

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.

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, August 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, August 2: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 12 to 7 p.m., CMMC, 300 Main St.

Lewiston, Friday, August 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, August 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.

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, August 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, August 7: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 12 to 7 p.m., CMMC, 300 Main St.

Lewiston, Tuesday, August 7: 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, 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, August 8: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 12 to 7 p.m., CMMC, 300 Main St.

Greene, Thursday, August 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, August 9: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 12 to 7 p.m., CMMC, 300 Main St.

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

Lewiston, Friday, August 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, August 10: 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.

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, August 13: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 1 to 6 p.m., High Street Congregational Church, 109 Pleasant St.

Lewiston, Monday and Tuesday, August 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, August 14: 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, August 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, August 15: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 12 to 7 p.m., CMMC, 300 Main St.

Lewiston, Thursday, August 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, August 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, August 17: 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. 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, August 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, August 21: 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, August 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, August 22: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 12 to 7 p.m., CMMC, 300 Main St.

New Gloucester, Wednesday, August 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, August 23: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 12 to 7 p.m., CMMC, 300 Main St.

Lewiston, Friday, August 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, August 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, August 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, August 28: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., St. Mary’s Hospital LePage Center, Campus Avenue.

Lewiston, Tuesday, August 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, August 29: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 12 to 7 p.m., CMMC, 300 Main St.

Lewiston, Thursday, August 30: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 12 to 7 p.m., CMMC, 300 Main St.

Winthrop, Thursday, August 30: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 1 to 6 p.m., St. Francis Church, Lake Street.

Lewiston, Friday, August 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, August 31: 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.

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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