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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.

Lewiston area

Lewiston, Tuesday, April 13:National Holocaust “Days of Remembrance”: Holocaust survivor Julia Skalina will share her experiences in German concentration and labor camps, 12-1:30 p.m., Callahan Hall, Lewiston Public Library, 200 Lisbon St. Free. Bring brown bag lunch. FMI: 513-3000, ext 3205 (TTY/TDD: 513-3007).

Auburn, Wednesday, April 14: Preschool story time for ages 3-5, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m., Library Children’s Room, 49 Spring St. FMI: 333-6640 or auburnpubliclibrary.com.

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Auburn, Wednesday, April 14: American Red Cross blood drive, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Central Maine Community College, 1250 Turner St.

Auburn, Wednesday, April 14: Teen gaming hour, 3-4 p.m., Library, Androscoggin Community Room, 49 Spring St. FMI: 333-6640 or www.auburnpubliclibrary.org.

Lewiston, Wednesday, April 14: “Tea, Talk and Travel” will focus on Haiti, 10-11:30 a.m., The Center for Wisdom’s Women, 97 Blake St. This program speaker is the Rt. Rev. Chilton Knudsen.

Mechanic Falls, Wednesday, April 14: American Red Cross blood drive, 1-6 p.m., Vineyard Christian Fellowship, 90 Lewiston St.

Auburn, Thursday, April 15: Daughters of the American Revolution’s Good Citizen Award, 2-5:30 p.m., Library, Androscoggin Community Room, 49 Spring St. Open to public.

Lewiston, Thursday, April 15: Great Falls Forum lecture series Russell Libby, executive director of Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) “A Face, A Place, A Taste: Our Next Agriculture”, 12-1 p.m., Callahan Hall, Lewiston Public Library, 200 Lisbon St. Q-&-A session. Free. Bring brown bag lunch. FMI: 513-3050.

New Gloucester, Thursday, April 15: Speaker Craig Denekas talks about Pineland Farms, 7 p.m., New Gloucester Meetinghouse, Route 231, next to Town Hall. Open to public. Refreshments. Business meeting follows. Sponsored by Historical Society.

Auburn, Friday, April 16: Teen’s Open Mic Night with featured guest performer Trevor Laliberte, 6-8 p.m., Androscoggin Community Room, Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. Performers sign up 5:30 p.m. You can bring a can of food for Auburn Middle School Green Closet. FMI: Sally 333-6640 ext. 4 or email sholt@auburnpubliclibrary.org.

Buckfield, Friday, April 16: Public supper to benefit SAD #39 Project Graduation, 5-6:30 p.m., Masonic Hall. Donations will be accepte, pay what you wish. FMI: Jerry Marstaller 224-7623 or Mile Wiley 336-2178.

Durham, Friday, April 16: All you can eat Friday Night Fish Fry, 5:30-7 p.m., AMVET Post 13, 1049 Royalsborough Rd., Rte. 136. $10, kids under 7 $5. Kids menu available.

Lewiston, Friday, April 16: Spring Rummage sale, 4-6 p.m., Calvary United Methodist Church, 59 Sabattus St. Sponsored by the Calvary United Methodist Women’s Association. FMI: 225-5263.

Lisbon, Friday, April 16: Meat Loaf supper, 5-6 p.m., American Legion Post 15, Webster St. $6.

Lisbon, Friday, April 16: Subway sandwiches supper, 5:30-6:30 p.m., VFW Post 9459. Meeting at 7 p.m.

Auburn, Saturday, April 17: Saturday Stories with Judy, 9:30 – 10 a.m., Children’s room, Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. Stories are “Rosie’s Walk” and “The Little Red Hen”.FMI: 333-6640 or auburnpubliclibrary.com.

Auburn, Saturday, April 17: SPROUTS, a family lap-sit program, 10:30 to 10:50 a.m., Maggie Trafton Program room, Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. FMI: 333-6640 or auburnpubliclibrary.com.

Auburn, Saturday, April 17: Bean & American Chop Suey supper, 4:30-6 p.m., St. Louis Church basement, Third St. Hosted by Andy Valley Knights of Columbus, Council 8742. $6, kids 12 and under $3.

Auburn, Saturday, April 17: Bean & casserole supper, 5 p.m., United Methodist Church, 439 Park Ave. $7, kids 6-10 $3, 5 and under free.

Auburn, Saturday, April 17: 2nd Annual Beach Party, BBQ 4:30-7 p.m., Dance 8 p.m. to 12 a.m., American Legion #153, 71 S Main Street. $5 for BBQ. Dance w/Veggies By Day, no charge. FMI: 782-1118.

Bowdoin, Saturday, April 17: Baked Bean Supper, 4-6 p.m., Bowdoin Fire Department, Cornish Drive, off Main Street. Benefits Fire Dept. Auxiliary. FMI: 666-5787.

Lewiston, Saturday, April 17: Spring Rummage sale, 9-11 a.m., Calvary United Methodist Church, 59 Sabattus St. Sponsored by the Calvary United Methodist Women’s Association. FMI: 225-5263.

New Gloucester, Saturday, April 17: Bean supper, 5-6 p.m., Amvets Post 6. $7, 6-12 $3, under 6 free.

Wales, Saturday, April 17: Turkey supper, 5-6 p.m., Youth Center, Pond Road. Sponsored by the Wales Presbyterian Women. FMI: Alice 375-8382 or Marilyn 375-6604.

Winthrop, Saturday, April 17: Earth Week Film Festival featuring “The 11th Hour”, 7-9 p.m., Winthrop Performing Arts Center, Wintrop High School.

Wintrop, Saturday, April 17: Wintrop Community Yard Sale, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Mechanic Street in the large parking lot behind Wintrop Commerce Center and Old Post Office. Proceeds go to sellers. Rain or Shine. To register for free sales tables call Monika Riney 624-2844. Pre-registration is necessary.

Auburn, Sunday, April 18: Pancake breakfast, 8:30-10:30 a.m., 99 Restaurant, Center Street. $5. Benefits Lewiston High School Girls Softball.

Lewiston, Sunday, April 18: Singles and couples dance with music by Patio Cowboy, 7-11 p.m., Knights of Columbus, 150 East Ave. Doors open at 6 p.m. $8. FMI: 784-03

Auburn, Week of April 19-23: April Vacation Bible School, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Court Street Baptist Church. Free. Open to all. Ages preschool to youth. FMI: 784-6661.

Winthrop, Monday, April 19: Green on the Screen: Winthrop’s Earth Film Festival presents Energy Crossroads, 7-9 p.m., Winthrop Performing Arts Center, Winthrop High School. Free. Free childcare provided.

Auburn, Tuesday, April 20: Drop-in Art with Heather: bird feeder, 10-11:30 a.m., Library, Maggie Trafton Program Room, 49 Spring St. FMI: 333-6640 ext. 3.

Auburn, Wednesday, April 21: Preschool story time for ages 3-5, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m., Library, 49 Spring St. FMI: 333-6640 or auburnpubliclibrary.com.

Auburn, Wednesday, April 21: Teen anime club, 3-4 p.m., Library, Androscoggin Community Room, 49 Spring. Refreshments. St. FMI: 333-6640 or auburnpubliclibrary.com.

Casco, Wednesday, April 21: American Red Cross blood drive, 1-6 p.m., Community Center, 940 Meadow Road.

Winthrop, Wednesday, April 21: Earth Week Film Festival: Message in the Waves, 7-9 p.m., Performing Arts Center, Winthrop High School. Free. Free childcare.

Auburn, Thursday, April 22: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Evergreen Subaru, 774 Center St.

Auburn, Thursday, April 22: Family Movie, 1-3 p.m. Androscoggin Community Room, Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. FMI: 333-6640 ext. 3.

Lewiston, Thursday, April 22: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 12-5 p.m., Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center, 95 Campus Ave.

Winthrop, Thursday, April 22: Green on the Screen: Winthrop’s Earth Week Film Festival presents Power to Community, 7-9 p.m., Winthrop Performing Arts Center, Winthrop High School. Free. Free childcare.

Greene, Friday, April 23: Film “South Africa Safari” narrated by photographer John Wilson, 2 and 7 p.m., Araxine Wilkins Sawyer Memorial, 371 Sawyer Road. FMI: 946-5311 or www.sawyer-foundation.com.

Lisbon, Friday, April 23: Roast beef supper, 5-6 p.m., American Legion, 15 Webster Street. $6.

Lisbon Falls, Friday, April 23: Indoor yard and craft sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Holy Trinity Parish, 67 Frost Hill Ave.

Turner, Friday, April 23: Chili, chowder and stew supper, 4:30-6:30 p.m., GAR Hall, Route 219. Goodwill donation. Sponsored by North Turner Presbyterian Church. FMI: 224-7913 or 225-3370.

Winthrop, Friday, April 23: Earth Week Film Festival: Food, Inc., 7-9 p.m., Performing Arts Center, Winthrop High School. Free. Free childcare.

Auburn, Saturday, April 24: Book sale, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Library, 49 Spring St. Sponsored by APL Advocates.

Auburn, Saturday, April 24: Sprouts family program for ages 0-24 months, 10:30-10:50 a.m., Library, 49 Spring St. Siblings welcome. FMI: 333-6640 or auburnpubliclibrary.com.

Auburn, Saturday, April 24: Documentary “Until the Violence Stops”, First Universalist Church, 169 Pleasant St. $5 includes lunch. Mature content, ages 16 an up. FMI: 783-0461 or uuauburn@myfairpoint.net.

Auburn, Saturday, April 24: “The Vagina Monologues”, 7 p.m., First Universalist Church, 169 Pleasant St. $7. Mature content, ages 16 and up. FMI: 783-0461 or uuauburn@myfairpoint.net.

Gray, Saturday, April 24: Bean and casserole supper, 5 p.m, First Congregational Church, Route 115. $7, under 12 $3. Handicapped accessible. FMI: 657-4279, or 657-3279 day of supper.

Lisbon Falls, Saturday, April 24: Indoor yard and craft sale, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Holy Trinity Parish, 67 Frost Hill Ave.

Poland, Saturday, April 24: April Madness Auction, 5 p.m., Ricker Memorial Library, 1211 Maine St. Preview and refreshments 3 p.m. FMI: 998-4390 or rickerlibrary.org.

Auburn, Sunday, April 25: Breakfast, 8-10 a.m., VFW Post 1603, 588 Minot Ave. $4/$5. Benefits National Home for Children. FMI: 784-6883.

Auburn, Sunday, April 25: “The Vagina Monologues”, 2 p.m., First Universalist Church, 169 Pleasant St. $5. Mature content, ages 16 and up. FMI: 783-0461 or uuauburn@myfairpoint.net.

Lewiston, Sunday, April 25: Dance with music by Steve and The Good Old Boys, 7-11 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, 150 East Ave. $8. FMI: 784-0389.

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