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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

Wilton, Monday, March 1: Warming center, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Masonic Lodge, Seniors Plus Meals Site, Bryant Road. Sponsored by Wilton United Methodist Church. FMI: 645-4885.

Wilton, Tuesday, March 2: Preschool story time, 10:30 a.m., Public Library. FMI: 645-4831.

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Phillips, Now until Wednesday, Mar. 3: Book sale hardcover, Wednesdays open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thurs. & Fri. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Phillips Public Library, Main Street.

Wilton, Wednesday, Mar. 3: Homeschooler’s storytime, 2:30 p.m., Wilton Public Library, 6 Goodspeed. FMI: 645-4831.Farmington, Wednesday, Mar. 3: Community Fish Chowder Luncheon, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., The Trinity Methodist Church, Rte. 2. FMI: email – lhandjf@yahoo.com, or 778-3462.

Wilton, Wednesday, Mar. 3: Warming Center, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Masonic Lidge Seniors Plus Meals Site, Bryant Road. Sponsored by Wilton United Methodist Church. FMI:

East Wilton, Friday, Mar. 5: Passport dinner tour: Island in the Sun, 6 p.m., Wilson Grange, Main Street. $11.50. Snow date Mar. 6, 6 p.m. Reservations necessary to reserve 645-2400 or email mewood@beeline-online.net. Proceeds benefit the Wilson Grange Fund.

Wilton, Friday, Mar. 5: Infant/toddler storytime, 10:30 a.m., Wilton Public Library. FMI: 645-4831.

Wilton, Friday, March 5: Country Music Jamboree/Spotlight, 7-10 p.m., Harndon Masonic Lodge, 70 Bryant Road. Donation. FMI: 645-2472.

Farmington, Saturday, March 6: New England boiled dinner, 5-6:30 p.m., Henderson Memorial Baptist Church. $6.

Leeds, Saturday, March 6: Bean and casserole supper, 5-6:30 p.m., Community church, 123 Church Hill Road. $6, 5-12 $3. Benefits furnace fund.

New Sharon, Saturday, March 6: Family baked bean take out, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Congregational United Church of Christ, Cape Cod Hill Road. $15, includes quart of beans, pint of coleslaw, rolls or bread, homemade pie. Reserve meals at 778-2366.

Livermore, Sunday, March 7: Snowmobile run, 12-5 p.m., Clubhouse Tavern and Steakhouse, 295 Maple Lane. Partial proceeds benefits American Red Cross. FMI: Lisa 740-7434.

Phillips, Sunday, March 7: Penny sale auction, 1 p.m., Public Library, Main Street. Advance tickets only. FMI: 639-4296 or 639-2665.

Salem, Sunday, March 7: A&E’s Country Hill Music show, 1-3 p.m., Community Building. Donation. Weather permitting. Sponsored by Salem Pine Tree Club.

Wilton, Monday, March 8: Warming center, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Masonic Lodge Seniors Plus Meals Site, Bryant Road. Sponsored by United Methodist Church. FMI: 645-4885.

Livermore Falls, Tuesday, March 9: American Red Cross blood drive, 12-6 p.m., Murray Hall, 69 Main St.

Wilton, Tuesday, March 9: Preschool story time, 10:30 a.m., Public Library. FMI: 645-4831.

Farmington, Wednesday, March 10: Fish chowder luncheon, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Trinity Methodist Church, Route 2.

Strong, Wednesday, March 10: American Red Cross blood drive, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Mount Abram High School, 1513 Salem Road.

Wilton, Wednesday, March 10: Warming center, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Masonic Lodge, Bryant Road. Sponsored by United Methodist Church. Order meals at 645-4416. Transportation 645-2128 day in advance.

Oxford Hills area

Norway, Monday, March 1: American Red Cross blood drive, 1-6 p.m., Masonic Lodge, 9 Temple St.Norway, Thursday, Mar. 4: Susan Hand Shetterly author of “Settled in the Wind” Fireside chat, 6:30 p.m., Norway Public Library, 258 Main St. Free and open to the public. FMI: 743-5309 or www.norway.lib.me.us.

Norway, Wednesday, Mar. 3: Preschool storytime, 10:30 a.m., Norway Memorial Library, 258 Main St. Ages 2-5. FMI: 743-5308.

Paris, Thursday, Mar. 4: Preschool storytime, 10 a.m., Paris Public Library, 37 Market Square. Ages 0-5. FMI: 7436994 or email paris.public.library@MSLN.net.

Paris, Thursday, Mar. 4: Lenten Lunch, 12 p.m., Deering Memorial United Methodist Church, on corner of Main and Church streets. Suggested donation $5. FMI: 743-9792.

Norway, Friday, Mar. 5: Baby Boosters, 10:30 a.m., Norway Memorial Library, 258 Main St. Ages 0-2. FMI: 743-5308.

Paris, Saturday, March 6: Boiled dinner, 5 p.m., Fire Station. $7, 4-12 $4, under 4 free. Macaroni and cheese available. 50/50 drawing.

Paris, Saturday, March 6: Inside yard sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., American Legion hall, Church Street. Food available. Sponsored by Auxiliary Unit 72.

Paris, Saturday, March 6: Jones Dance Band, 7-10 p.m., Legion Hall, Church Street. $5. Lunch counter open.

Norway, Wednesday, March 10: Preschool story time for ages 2-5, 10:30 a.m., Memorial Library, 258 Main St. FMI: 743-5308.

Norway, Wednesday, March 10: Rubber stamping class, 5:30 p.m., Memorial Library, 258 Main St. Register or FMI: 539-4335, 890-6874 or kathrynpulsifer@myfairpoint.net.

Rumford area

Dixfield, Monday, March 1: Preschool story time, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Ludden Library, 42 Main St. FMI: 562-8838.

Rumford, Wednesday, Mar. 3: Preschool storytime, 10 a.m., Rumford Public Library, Children’s Room, 56 Rumford Ave. Ages 2-5. FMI: 364-3661.

Dixfield, Friday, Mar. 5: Boil Ham Public Supper, 4-6 p.m., Swasey-Torrey Post 100. $6, kids ages 6-12 $4, under 5 free.

Rumford, Friday, Mar. 5: Salmon pie luncheon, 11:30 a.m., St. Barnabas Episcopal church. $7. Take out available 3364-2193 after 9 a.m. Fri.

Rumford, Saturday, March 6: Corn beef supper, 4:45 p.m., St. A-St. John’s Church Hall. $7, under 12 $3. Take out available.

Dixfield, Monday, March 8: Preschool story time, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Ludden Library, 42 Main St. FMI: 562-8838.

Rumford, Wednesday, March 10: Preschool story time for ages 2-5, 10 a.m., Public Library, 56 Rumford Ave. FMI: 364-3661.

Lewiston area

Lewiston, Monday, March 1: Art Van program, 4 p.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. FMI: 513-3133 or www.lplonline.org.

Lewiston, Monday, March 1: All-ages story time, 7 p.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. FMI: 513-3133 or www.lplonline.org.

Lewiston, Monday, March 1: PJ day and movie, 10 a.m., Toy Library, 134 College St. FMI: 782-1112 or toylibrarymaine.com.

Auburn, Tuesday, March 2: Screening of documentary “Food, Inc.”, 6:30 p.m., Flagship Cinema, 746 Center St. Free. Panel discussion to follow. Co-sponsored by Lewiston and Auburn Public Libraries. FMI: 513-3135.

Lewiston, Tuesday, March 2: Preschool story time for ages 2½-5, 10 a.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Siblings welcome. FMI: 513-3133 or www.lplonline.org.

Lewiston, Tuesday and Wednesday, March 2-3: Book buddies, 4 p.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. FMI: 513-3133 or www.lplonline.org.

Lewiston, Wednesday, March 3: Reading Dog program, 5:30 p.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Reserve a spot at 513-3133.

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

Freeport, Thursday, Mar. 4: Recovering Childhood for 21st Century Children free public talk by Joan Almon, 7 p.m., Merriconeag Waldorf School’s Community Hall, 57 Desert Road. FMI: www.merriconeag.org.

Lewiston, Thursday, March 4: Kids’ cooking club for ages 7-14, 4 p.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Space limited. Sponsored by Lots to Gardens. Sign up at 513-3133.

Auburn, Friday, March 5: Turkey supper, 5-6:30 p.m., VFW Post 1603, 588 Minot Ave. $7, under 10 $3. Sponsored by Ladies Auxiliary. FMI: 782-2856.

Durham, Friday, March 5: Friday Night Fish Fry, 5:30-7 p.m., Amvet Post 13, 1049 Royalsborough Road, Route 136. $10, under 7 $5. Haddock: fried, baked and chowder. Children’s menu.

Lewiston, Friday, March 5: Baby time story time for ages 0-2½, 10 a.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Siblings welcome. FMI: 513-3133 or www.lplonline.org.

Lewiston, Friday, March 5: Shape day activity, 10 a.m., Toy Library, 134 College St. FMI: 782-1112 or toylibrarymaine.com.

Auburn, Saturday, March 6: Bean and casserole supper, 5 p.m., Danville Grange Hall. $7, children $4.

Gray, Saturday, March 6: Bean and chop suey supper, 5-6 p.m., American Legion, 15 Lewiston Road. $7, 5-11 $2.50, under 5 free.

Lewiston, Saturday, March 6: Reading Dog program, noon, Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Reserve a spot at 513-3133.

Leeds, Saturday, March 6: Bean and casserole supper, 5-6:30 p.m., Community church, 123 Church Hill Road. $6, 5-12 $3. Benefits furnace fund.

Lewiston, Saturday, March 6: Family movie, 2 p.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. FMI: 513-3133 or www.lplonline.org.

Pownal, Saturday, March 6: Buffet dinner, dance and auction, 6:30-10:30 p.m., United Methodist Church, 871 Lawrence St. $10. Half of proceeds benefit Haitian Relief Fund of UMCOR. FMI: Karen 829-5470.

Lewiston, Sunday, March 7: Dance with music by Wild Horse, 7-11 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, 150 East Ave. $8. Doors open at 6 p.m. FMI: 784-0389.

Lewiston, Monday, March 8: Art Van program, 4 p.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. FMI: 513-3133 or www.lplonline.org.

Lewiston, Monday, March 8: All-ages story time, 7 p.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. FMI: 513-3133 or www.lplonline.org.

Lewiston, Monday, March 8: American Red Cross blood drive, 1-6 p.m., Knights of Columbus hall, 150 East Ave.

Lewiston, Tuesday, March 9: Play Doh party, 10 a.m., Toy Library, 134 College St. FMI: 782-1112 or toylibrarymaine.com.

Lewiston, Tuesday, March 9: Preschool story time for ages 2½-5, 10 a.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Siblings welcome. FMI: 513-3133 or lplonline.org.

Lewiston, Tuesday, March 9: Book buddies, 4 p.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. FMI: 513-3133.

Lisbon, Tuesday, March 9: American Red Cross blood drive, 8 am.. to 1 p.m., Lisbon High School, 591 Lisbon St.

Lewiston, Wednesday, March 10: Reading Dog program, noon, Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Reserve a spot at 513-3133.

Lewiston, Wednesday, March 10: Book buddies, 4 p.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. FMI: 513-3133.

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