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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

Livermore Falls, Monday, July 2: Terry Moore, 6 to 8 p.m., Livermore Falls Gazebo. Farmers Market 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Livermore Falls, Tuesday, July 3: Silver and Gold, 6 to 8 p.m., Livermore Falls Gazebo. Farmers Market 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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

Wilton, Tuesday, July 3: Story time, 10:30 a.m., Public Library. FMI: Sandra Warren, 645-4831.

Farmington, Wednesday, July 4: Rotary Club’s 4th of July parade, 10 a.m. start behind Mallett School, float lineup at 8 a.m. Post-parade free concert with Centennial Brass Band at Pierce House on Main Street. FMI: Carolyn Eaton, 778-2584 before June 27 or Dyan Macomber at 778-0302, or by e-mail, dmacomber@camdennationalbank.com.

Farmington, Wednesday, July 4: Strawberry shortcakes, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Pierce House Lawn, Main Street. $3, benefits Old South Church kitchen remodeling.

Oquossoc, Wednesday July 4: Ladies Breakfast, 7 a.m., Gingerbread House, Main Street. FMI: 864-3602.

Farmington, Thursday, July 5: Kites, pinwheels and windsocks arts and crafts workshop for children, 3 to 4 p.m., Everyone’s Resource Depot, UMF. Cost $1. FMI: 778-7150.

Livermore Falls, Thursday, July 5: Richard Moreau, 6 to 8 p.m., Livermore Falls Gazebo. Farmers Market 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Wilton, Thursday, July 5: Story time, 6 p.m., Public Library. FMI: Sandra Warren, 645-4831.

Wilton, Friday, July 6: “Talking Walls” art activity, 1 p.m., Public Library. FMI: Sandra Warren, 645-4831.

Canton, Saturday, July 7: Chicken pie supper, 5 p.m., Ponemah Rebekah Lodge 28. Adults $7, Children under 12 $5. Takeout available. FMI: Jolene, 597-2168.

Mt. Vernon, Saturday, July 7: Art and craft fair, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Mt. Vernon Community Center.

Starks, Saturday, July 7: Strawberry Festival, 5 to 6:30 p.m., Memorial Hall, Locke Hill Road. Sponsored by the Progressive Club.

Livermore, Sunday, July 8: Music at the Meeting House presents Blue Mountain Country, 9:10 a.m., North Livermore Baptist Church. FMI: 897-3165.

Rangeley, Sunday, July 8: Sunday Nature Workshop, 2 p.m., Orgonon, Dodge Pond Road. “Stonewall Secrets” with Ruth Deike. Free. Explore rocks, stone walls, fossils and minerals. FMI: Thelma Thomas 864-5360 or museum, 854-3443.

Livermore Falls, Monday, July 9: Barry Wood, 6 to 8 p.m., Livermore Falls Gazebo. Farmers Market 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Farmington, Tuesday, July 10: Musician Barry Wood performs, 6 to 8 p.m., Meetinghouse Park.

Farmington, Tuesday, July 10: Dreamcatchers and mobiles arts and crafts workshop for children, 3 to 4 p.m., Everyone’s Resource Depot, UMF. Cost $1. FMI: 778-7150.

Livermore Falls, Tuesday, July 10: Bing Crosby, 6 to 8 p.m., Livermore Falls Gazebo. Farmers Market 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Wilton, Tuesday, July 10: Trish Leahy from the Post Office reads a pourquois tale, 10:30 a.m., Public Library. ASL interpreted. Learn archaeology skills. FMI: Sandra, 645-4831.

Wilton, Wednesday, July 11: Learn about Pompeii and excavating skills, 6 p.m., Public Library. Children 10 and older. FMI: Sandra, 645-4831.

Farmington, Thursday, July 12: Dreamcatchers and mobiles arts and crafts workshop for children, 3 to 4 p.m., Everyone’s Resource Depot, UMF. Cost $1. FMI: 778-7150.

Livermore Falls, Thursday, July 12: Victor Mercier, 6 to 8 p.m., Livermore Falls Gazebo. Farmers Market 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Wilton, Thursday, July 12: Tom Saviello, state representative, reads a pourquois tale, 6 p.m., Public Library. Learn archaeology skills. FMI: Sandra, 645-4831.

Farmington, July 13: “Annie Jr.,” 7 p.m., Sandy River Players Children’s Musical Theatre Camp, Alumni Theater, UMF.

Wilton, Friday, July 13: “Landmark bingo,” 1 p.m., Public Library. Win books playing. FMI: Sandra, 645-4831.

Farmington, July 14: “Annie Jr.,” 7 p.m., Sandy River Players Children’s Musical Theatre Camp, Alumni Theater, UMF.

Jay, Saturday, July 14: North Jay Day. North Jay Grange 10 open 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m; baked bean and casserole supper, 4 p.m., adults $6, children 10 and under, $3; display at Jay Historical Society; antique cars, trucks, tractors; parade at 10:30 a.m. Donations of food, crafts or money, call Mavis, 645-4628; Marilyn, 645-2910 day, 6454211 eve.

Farmington, July 15: “Annie Jr.,” 2 p.m., Sandy River Players Children’s Musical Theatre Camp, Alumni Theater, UMF.

Livermore, Sunday, July 15: Music at the Meeting House presents Mitch Thomas, 9:10 a.m., North Livermore Baptist Church. FMI: 897-3165.

Farmington, Tuesday, July 17: 3-D paper projects arts and crafts workshop for children, 3 to 4 p.m., Everyone’s Resource Depot, UMF. Cost $1. FMI: 778-7150.

Farmington, Tuesday, July 17: “The Crosbys,” 6 to 8 p.m., Meeting House Park Gazebo, Main St.

Farmington, Thursday, July 19: 3-D paper projects arts and crafts workshop for children, 3 to 4 p.m., Everyone’s Resource Depot, UMF. Cost $1. FMI: 778-7150.

Farmington, Saturday, July 23: Blood drive, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Walmart Bus Drive, 615 Wilton Road.

Farmington, Tuesday, July 24: Wild, wacky critters arts and crafts workshop for children, 3 to 4 p.m., Everyone’s Resource Depot, UMF. Cost $1. FMI: 778-7150.

Farmington, Tuesday, July 24: Musician Barry Wood performs, 6 to 8 p.m., Meetinghouse Park.

Livermore, Sunday July 24: Music with Joel and Janna Gilbert, Meeting House North Livermore Baptist Church, 9:10 a.m. FMI: www.northlivermorechurch.com

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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Oxford Hills area

Oxford, Tuesday, July 3: Anderson-Staples American Legion Post 112 will present a Concert in the Park at 6:30 p.m. at Oxford Veterans’ Memorial Park, Route 121. FMI: 539-4102.

Otisfield, Wednesday, July 4: Fourth of July celebration. “Show Your Colors” parade, setup 9 a.m. south of Spurr’s Corner Fire Station on Route 121 in Cutter’s field, begins 10 a.m., to the Spurr’s Fire Station. Red, white and blue water salute by the fire department, music, watermelon seed spitting contest, face painting, pie contest and free popsicles, popcorn and bottled water. FMI: 627-6950; aphaggerty@fairpoint.net.

Waterford, Wednesday, July 4: Community breakfast, Wilkins Community House, Plummer Hill Road. FMI: Karen, 583-2320.

Waterford, Wednesday, July 4: The Waterford Library will hold its annual book sale from 8 a.m. to noon at the library in Waterford Flat on Route 35/37.

Harrison, Thursday, July 5: Mama’s Night Out, 8 p.m., Deertrees Theatre & Cultural Center, Deertrees Road. Tickets, $18. FMI: 583-6747.

Oxford, Thursday, July 5: Oxford Hills community blood drive, 1 to 6 p.m., American Legion Post 112, King Street. Call 1-800-448-3543 ext. 3 for appointment. ID required. FMI: 627-4025, Al Healey.

Harrison, Friday, July 6: Casco Bay Tumblers, 8 p.m., Deertrees Theatre & Cultural Center, Deertrees Road. Tickets, $18. FMI: 583-6747.

Paris, Friday, July 6: Art in the Barn opening night 5 to 8 p.m. Free. FMI: Jennifer Caldwell-Jeans, 743-8820 or www.mclaughlingarden.org.

Paris, Friday and Saturday, July 6 and 7: Oxford Hills Rotary and Norway-Paris Kiwanis clubs auction and flea market, 5 to 10 p.m., Friday and 4 p.m. Saturday, Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School. For item pickup, Curtis Cole, 743-6838; Phil Corneliusen, 627-7151.

Bryant Pond, Saturday, July 7: Book sale, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Whitman Memorial Library. FMI: 674-2143.

Bryant Pond, Saturday, July 7: Fair, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Franklin Grange, Main Street.

Buckfield, Saturday, July 7: Strawberry festival, 10 a.m., Buckfield Legion Hall, Route 140. Strawberry shortcake, steamed hot dogs, more.

Canton, Saturday, July 7: Chicken pie supper, 5 p.m., Ponemah Rebekah Lodge 28. Adults $7, children under 12 $5. Takeouts. FMI: Jolene, 597-2168.

Harrison, Saturday, July 7: Hunger Mountain Boys and the Wiyos, 8 p.m., Deertrees Theatre & Cultural Center, Deertrees Road. Tickets, $16. FMI: 583-6747.

Norway, Saturday, July 7: Lobster roll luncheon, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Second Congregational Church, 205 Main St. Eat in or takeout. Cost: $9. FMI: 743-2290, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to noon.

Norway, Saturday, July 7: Quilt show, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Second Congregational Church, 205 Main St. Admission $5.

Norway, Saturday, July 7: Pie sale, 9 a.m., Second Congregational Church, U.C.C. $8.50, individual pieces and coffee available. Benefits church.

Paris, Saturday, July 7: Bean supper, 5 p.m. and 6 p.m., First Baptist Church of Paris. Adults, $6; children under 12, $4. Takeouts. Benefits church. FMI: 743-5198.

Paris, Saturday, July 7: Norway Summer Festival Sidewalk Art Show, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., McLaughlin Garden. Free. FMI: Jennifer Caldwell-Jeans, 743-8820 or www.mclaughlingarden.org.

Waterford, Saturday, July 7: Ridge Riders, 8 p.m. to midnight, Waterford World’s Fair, Green Road. $10 per person. FMI: 583-4160.

West Paris, Saturday, July 7: Supper, 5 to 6 p.m., West Paris Grange Hall, Church Street. Adults, $6; children under 12, $3. Sponsored by the West Paris Grange 298.

West Paris, Saturday, July 7: Supper, 5 p.m., Grange 298 Hall, 4 Church St. $6 adults, $3 children under 12.

Paris, Sunday, July 8: Norway-Paris Kiwanis pancake breakfast and flea market, 7 to 11 a.m., Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School. Adults $6, children $3.

Paris, Tuesday, July 10: “97 Main Street, A History,” 7 p.m., McLaughlin Garden. Slide show and lecture on history of McLaughlin property. Free. FMI: Jennifer Caldwell-Jeans, 743-8820 or www.mclaughlingarden.org.

Casco, Monday, July 11: Blood drive, 1 to 7 p.m., Casco Fire and Rescue, Route 121.

Harrison, Wednesday through Saturday, July 11, 12, 13, 14: Old Home Days, “Farming Through the Ages,” Crystal Lake Park.

Waterford, Wednesday, July 11: Community breakfast, Wilkins Community House, Plummer Hill Road. FMI: Karen, 583-2320.

Bethel, Saturday, July 14: Western Maine Gem, Mineral and Jewelry Festival, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Telstar Regional High School. FMI: Albert Holden, hgs@megalink.net or 743-8729.

Paris, Saturday, July 14: Paris Cape Historical Society will hold a yard sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Society home.

Bethel, Sunday, July 15: Western Maine Gem, Mineral and Jewlery Festival, 10 a.m. to 4p.m., Telstar Regional High School. FMI: Albert Holden, hgs@megalink.net or 743-8729.

West Paris, Sunday, July 15: Centennial celebration and dinner, 3 p.m., West Paris Mission Congregational Church, 15 Church St. RSVP by July 9: Cynthia Immonen, 743-2384, or crfi@localnet.com.

Waterford, Wednesday, July 18: Community breakfast, Wilkins Community House, Plummer Hill Road. FMI: Karen, 583-2320.

Buckfield, Saturday, July 21: Garden tour, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. $10, advance tickets at Tilton’s Market, Buckfield town office or day of tour at Mary Jones, 15 North Hill Road. Lunch, $5, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., 15 North Hill Road.

Oxford, Saturday, July 21: Garage, bake sale, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Public Safety Building, Route 26. Donate baked goods and clean items or rent table. Benefits firefighters. FMI: Stacia, 539-2929.

Mechanic Falls, Saturday, July 23: Blood drive, 1 to 7 p.m., Vineyard Christian Fellowship, 90 Lewiston St.

Bridgton, Tuesday, July 25: Blood drive, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Howell Laboratories, Route 117.

Waterford, Wednesday, July 25: Community breakfast, Wilkins Community House, Plummer Hill Road. FMI: Karen, 583-2320.

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.

Paris, Saturday, July 21: 29th annual Founder’s Day event on the Green in Paris Hill. Classic car exhibit featuring collection of Robert Bahre. Benefits Hamlin Memorial Library and Museum. Accepting vendor applications. FMI: hamlinstaff@hamlin.lib.me.us; 743-2980.

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.

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

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

River Valley area

Rumford, Wednesday, July 4: Child Identification Program, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Memorial Green, during the Moon Tide Festival. FMI 562-7482 or 369-9422.

Canton, Saturday, July 7: Chicken pie supper, 5 p.m., Ponemah Rebekah Lodge 28. Adults $7, children under 12, $5. Takeouts. FMI: Jolene, 597-2168.

Mexico, Saturday, July 7: Strawberry sale, 7:30 a.m. to noon, Mexico Congregational UCC, 163 Main St. Crepes, shortcake, baked goods at Fellowship Hall off Mitchell Street. FMI: 364-8603.

Rumford, Saturday, July 7: Bean hole bean supper, 5 p.m., Blazing Star Lodge, Route 232. Adults $6, children under 12, $3. Take outs. FMI: Joe, 364-4715.

Lewiston area

Lewiston, Monday, July 2: Blood drive, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., CMMC, 300 Main St.

Lewiston, Monday, July 2: 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 2: The Radio Gang, 1930s and 40s country music, 7 p.m., Poland Spring Preservation Society Summer Concert Series. FMI: Jason or Linda, 998-4142.

Auburn, Wednesday, July 4: Evening of patriotic music, 7 to 8:15 p.m., Festival Plaza, Main Street, weather permitting. Free. FMI: 784-0191 or www.auburncommunityband.org.

Sabattus, Wednesday, July 4: Sabattus Pond Boat Parade, 11 a.m., from Martin’s Point through Sabattus, Wales, Greene. Join at any point. FMI: 375-6009.

Turner, Wednesday, July 4: Book sale, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Public Library, Leavitt Institute Building, Route 117. FMI: 225-3745 or www.turnerpubliclibrary.org.

Turner, Thursday, July 5: Book sale, 12 to 7 p.m., Public Library, Leavitt Institute Building, Route 117. FMI: 225-3745 or www.turnerpubliclibrary.org.

Lewiston, Friday, July 6: Babytime, 10 a.m., Public Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Children ages birth-2. FMI: 784-0135 ext. 4, www.lplonline.org/child.

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

Buckfield, Saturday, July 7: Strawberry festival, 10 a.m., Buckfield Legion Hall, Route 140. Strawberry shortcake, hot dogs, more.

Gray, Saturday, July 7: Bean supper, 5 to 6 p.m., American Legion, 15 Lewiston Road. Adults, $6; children under 12, $2.50; under 5, free.

Gray, Saturday, July 7: Maine chain saw artist Bill Fournier, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Maine Wildlife Park, Route 26, Gray. Adults, $6; ages 5 to 12, $4; ages 3 and under, free; groups of 15 or more, $3 per person. FMI: 657-4977; www.mainewildlifepark.com.

Pownal, Saturday, July 7: 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.

Turner, Saturday, July 7: Book sale, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Public Library, Leavitt Institute Building, Route 117. FMI: 225-3745 or www.turnerpubliclibrary.org.

Lewiston, Monday, July 9: Blood drive, 1 to 6 p.m., K of C, 150 East Ave.

Lewiston, Monday, July 9: 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.

Lewiston, Monday, July 9: Incredible Edibles from the Garden, 4 to 5:30 p.m., Public Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Ages 7-14. FMI: 784-0135 ext. 4, www.lplonline.org/child.

Poland, Monday, July 9: Jim Gallant, acoustic guitar and vocals, 7 p.m., Poland Spring Preservation Society Summer Concert Series. FMI: Jason or Linda, 998-4142.

Lewiston, Tuesday, July 10: Farmers’ Market opening day, 2 to 6 p.m., Kennedy Park, Bates and Pine Streets. FMI: Hannah Giasson, lewistonfarmersmarket@yahoo.com Lots to Gardens, 753-6944.

Auburn, Wednesday, July 11: Music concert, 7 to 8:15 p.m., Festival Plaza, Main Street, weather permitting. Free. FMI: 784-0191 or www.auburncommunityband.org.

Lewiston, Thursday, July 12: Jason Spooner Trio concert, 12 p.m., Fountain Park, Chestnut and Lincoln streets. Free. FMI: 782-7228 or www.laarts.org.

Lewiston, Thursday, July 12: Information session about work programs for older Americans, 10 to 11:30 a.m., CareerCenter. FMI: 800-655-6073.

Lewiston, Friday, July 13: 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.

Lewiston, Friday, July 13: Babytime, 10 a.m., Public Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Children ages birth-2. FMI: 784-0135 ext. 4, www.lplonline.org/child.

Lisbon Falls, Friday, July 13: Turkey dinner, 5 to 6:30 p.m., Masonic Hall, Oak Street. Adults $8, Children under 12, $4. Sponsored by Pioneer Chapter 11, Order of the Eastern Star.

Lewiston, Saturday, July 14: 13th annual Maine Music Society Garden and Home Tour, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine. $10 in advance at Provencher Landscape and Nursery, Mr. Paperback, Ivy Cottage, Lewiston and Auburn Hannaford and Shaw’s Supermarkets, Maine Music Society office, 784-1403.

New Gloucester, Saturday, July 14: Lobster bake and auction, auction 10 a.m., Skyline Farm. Silent auction 5 p.m., dinner 6 p.m., concert by The Travelers 6:30 p.m., horse-drawn carriage rides 7 p.m., $10. Dinner by reservation, $35. FMI: Auction, Paul Lones, 829-4171, Dinner, Pam Ames, 829-5708, info@skylinefarm.org.

Turner, Saturday and Sunday, July 14, 15: Kora Shriners 3rd annual Fly-In and Car Show, Twitchell’s Airport, Route 4. Saturday, car cruise, 5:30 p.m. followed by pig roast, live music. Sunday, Kora Shrine fly-in and car show, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. $5. Benefits Shriners programs. FMI: 782-6831; www.korashriners.org/carshow.

Lisbon, Sunday, July 15: Androscoggin River Fun Race, part of Lisbon’s Moxie Festival, 11 a.m., Durham Boat Launch, Route 36. Six mile race to Sabattus River boat launch. Pre-register or FMI www.moxiefestival.com or Faye at 353-2728.

Lewiston, Monday, July 16: Martha Dana & Her Giant Puppets, 10 a.m., Public Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Ages 4-8. FMI: 784-0135 ext. 4, www.lplonline.org/child.

Lewiston, Monday, July 16: 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 16: Magic vocal and instrumental, 30s to the 80s, 7 p.m., Poland Spring Preservation Society Summer Concert Series. FMI: Jason or Linda, 998-4142.

Turner, Monday, July 17: Blood drive, 2 to 7 p.m., Masonic Hall, Weston Street.

Auburn, Wednesday, July 18: It’s Show Time! music, 7 to 8:15 p.m., Festival Plaza, Main Street, weather permitting. Free. FMI: 784-0191 or www.auburncommunityband.org.

Auburn,Wednesday, July 19: Blood drive, 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Auburn Mall, 550 Center St.

Lewiston, Friday, July 20: Babytime, 10 a.m., Public Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Children ages birth-2. FMI: 784-0135 ext. 4, www.lplonline.org/child.

Lewiston, Friday, July 20: 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 20: Shepard pie supper, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Auxiliary Post 9459, Route 196. Adults $6, children under 10 $3. FMI: 353-4879.

Sabattus, Friday, July 20, and Saturday, July 21: Yard sale hosted by the Jacques Cartier Club, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday; 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday; Wales Road. Rendal $10.00 a day. FMI: Sally, 784-8763

Auburn, Saturday, July 21: American Cancer Society pancake breakfast, 8 to 10 a.m., Applebee’s Restaurant, 599 Center St. Benefits Relay for Life of Androscoggin County. Tickets, $5. Three seatings: 8 a.m., 8:40 a.m., 9:20 a.m. FMI: Janet Miles, 784-3824; American Cancer Society, 373-3729.

Buckfield, Saturday, July 21: Garden tour, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. $10. Advance tickets at Tilton’s Market, Buckfield town office or day of tour at Mary Jones, 15 North Hill Road. Lunch, $5, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., 15 North Hill Road.

Auburn, Saturday, July 23: Vacation Bible School-Group’s Avalanche Ranch, 6 to 8 p.m., Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 310 Minot Ave. Register or volunteer at www.groupvbs.com/myvbs/?churchid=4668. FMI: 784-0861 Sue LeBlond.

Lewiston, Monday, July 23: Incredible Edibles from the Garden, 4 to 5:30 p.m., Public Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Ages 7-14. FMI: 784-0135 ext. 4, www.lplonline.org/child.

Lewiston, Monday, July 23: 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.

Mechanic Falls, Saturday, July 23: Blood drive, 1 to 7 p.m., Vineyard Christian Fellowship, 90 Lewiston St.

Poland, Monday, July 23: Big Chips Trio, eclectic stylings, 7 p.m., Poland Spring Preservation Society Summer Concert Series. FMI: Jason or Linda, 998-4142.

Auburn, Wednesday, July 25: Big Band and Dance Music, 7 to 8:15 p.m., Festival Plaza, Main Street, weather permitting. Free. FMI: 784-0191 or www.auburncommunityband.org.

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

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

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.

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, Thursday, Aug. 2: Knitting Group will meet throughout the summer at Auburn Public Library every Thursday at 9 a.m. in the Grand Reading Room. Any and all are welcome. FMI: call Sally at 333-6640.

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.

Auburn, Thursday, Aug. 9: Knitting Group will meet throughout the summer at Auburn Public Library every Thursday at 9 a.m. in the Grand Reading Room. Any and all are welcome. FMI: call Sally at 333-6640.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Auburn, Thursday, Aug. 16: Knitting Group will meet throughout the summer at Auburn Public Library every Thursday at 9 a.m. in the Grand Reading Room. Any and all are welcome. FMI: call Sally at 333-6640.

Auburn, Thursday, Aug. 23: Knitting Group will meet throughout the summer at Auburn Public Library every Thursday at 9 a.m. in the Grand Reading Room. Any and all are welcome. FMI: call Sally at 333-6640.

Auburn, Thursday, Aug. 30: Knitting Group will meet throughout the summer at Auburn Public Library every Thursday at 9 a.m. in the Grand Reading Room. Any and all are welcome. FMI: call Sally at 333-6640.

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