Check It Out City

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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

Auburn, Tuesday, May 18: Senior College Presents: A Vietman War: A Tragedy in Five Facts, 2-3:30 p.m., Androscoggin Community Room, Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. Free. All are invited. Sponsored by the APL and Senior College.

Lewiston, Tuesday, May 18: Preschool storytime, 10 a.m., Children’s Department, Lewiston Public Library, 200 Lisbon St. Ages 2 1/2 to 5.

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Auburn, Wednesday, May 19: 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 www.auburnpubliclibrary.org.

Auburn, Wednesday, May 19: Teen Anime club, 3-4 p.m., Library Androscoggin Community Room, 49 Spring St. FMI: 333-6640 or www.auburnpubliclibrary.org.

Lewiston, Wednesday, May 19: Reading to a Dog, 5:30 p.m., Children’s Department, Lewiston Public Library, 200 Lisbon St. Call to reserve a time, 513-3133.

Auburn, Thursday, May 20: American Red Cross blood drive, 1-6 p.m., Roy’s Hamburgers and Golf Center, 2514 Turner Road.

Auburn, Thursday, May 20: The Somali Refugee Experience: Adjusting to life in Lewiston-Auburn, 2-3:30 p.m., Library Androscoggin Community Room, 49 Spring St. FMI: 333-6640 or www.auburnpubliclibrary.org.

Lewiston, Thursday, May 20: Great Falls Forum: “Newspapers and the New Economics of News”, 12-1 p.m., Callahan Hall, Library, 200 Lisbon St. Free. Bring bag lunch. FMI: 513-3050.

Lewiston, Thursday, May 20: Kids cooking club for ages 7-14, 4 p.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Sponsored by Lots to Gardens. Space limited. Sign up at 513-3133.

Auburn, Friday, May 21: Teen open mic night, 6-8 p.m., Library Androscoggin Community Room, 49 Spring St. Sign up at 5:30 p.m. Canned food donation benefits Auburn Middle School’s Green Closet. FMI: Sally 333-6640 ext 4 or sholt@auburnpubliclibrary.org.

Greene, Friday, May 21: Wildlife film by Tom Sterling, 2 and 7 p.m., Araxine Wilkins Sawyer Memorial, 371 Sawyer Road. Free. FMI: 946-5311 or www.sawyer-foundation.com.

Lewiston, Friday, May 21: Story time for ages 0-2½, 10 a.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Siblings welcome. FMI: 513-3133 or lplonline.org.

Lisbon, Friday, May 21: Taco supper, 5:30-6:30 p.m., VFW Post 9459. $6. Meeting to follow.

Poland Spring, Friday, May 21: Dinner and dance, dinner 5 p.m., dance 8 p.m., Poland Spring Resort. Music by Vintage. Reservations and FMI: 998-4351.

Auburn, Saturday, May 22: Sprouts program for 0-24 months, 10:30-10:50 a.m., Library Children’s Room, 49 Spring St. Siblings welcome. FMI: 333-6640 or www.auburnpubliclibrary.org.

Auburn, Saturday, May 22: Bean and chop suey supper, 4:30-6 p.m., St. Louis Church, Third Street. $6, 12 and under $3. Sponsored by Andy Valley Knights of Columbus Council 8742.

Auburn, Saturday, May 22: Bean and chop suey supper, 4:30-6 p.m., Sixth Street Congregational Church, 109 Sixth St. $5, 6-12 $3, 5 and under free. Take out available 782-7517.

Auburn, Saturday, May 22: Karaoke/Dance with Jean Louis, 8-Midnight, Williams J Rogers American Legion #153. Week #4 karaoke challenge. FMI: 782-1118.

Bowdoin, Saturday, May 22: Plant sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., West Bowdoin Baptist Church, 54 West Road. FMI: 353-9447.

Gray, Saturday, May 22: Bean and casserole supper, 5 p.m., First Congregational Church, Route 115. $7, under 12 $3. Handicap accessible. FMI: 657-4279 or 657-3279.

Greene, Saturday, May 22: Miss Womanless Beauty Pageant, 7 p.m., Androscoggin Grange #8, 99 Main St. $8. Some adult content. FMI: 946-7746.

Lewiston, Saturday, May 22: Read to a dog, noon, Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Reserve a spot at 513-3133.

Lisbon, Saturday, May 22: Bean and ham supper, 5-6:30 p.m., Methodist Church, School Street. $6, 6-12 $3, 5 and under free.

New Gloucester, Saturday, May 22: Indoor yard sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sabbathday Lake Grange #365, Sabbathday Road. Table rental $10. FMI: 998-2586 or granger04071@aol.com.

Sabattus, Saturday, May 22: Bean supper and dance, supper 5 p.m., Jacques Cartier Club, Wales Road. Supper $6, dance $5, both $10. Music by The Trio. FMI: 375-6214.

Sabattus, Saturday, May 22: Girl Scouts of Maine Troop 2431 bottle drive, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., 151 Middle Rd. Proceeds go toward trip to New York City. Bottles will be picked up on request by calling 375-4732.

Turner, Saturday, May 22: Ham supper, 4:30-6:30 p.m., GAR Hall, Route 219. Donations. Sponsored by North Turner Presbyterian Church. FMI: 224-7913 or 225-3370.

Auburn, Sunday, May 23: Crepe breakfast, 8:30-10 a.m., St. Louis Church hall, Third Street. $5, 6-12 $2, 5 and under free.

Lewiston, Sunday, May 23: Dance with music by Steve & The Good Old Boys, 7-11 p.m., Knights of Columbus hall, 150 East Ave. $8. Doors open at 6 p.m. FMI: 784-0389.

Gray, Monday, May 24: American Red Cross blood drive, 2-7 p.m., Newbegin Center, 22 Main St.

Lewiston, Monday, May 24: All-ages story time, 7 p.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. FMI: 513-3133 or lplonline.org.

Auburn, Tuesday, May 25: Senior College: A Voyage Through Egypt, 2-3:30 p.m., Library, Androscoggin Community Room, 49 Spring St. Free. All welcome. FMI: 333-6640 or www.auburnpubliclibrary.org.

Lewiston, Tuesday, May 25: Preschool story time for ages 2½-5, 10 a.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St.

Auburn, Wednesday, May 26: 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 www.auburnpubliclibrary.org.

Auburn, Wednesday, May 26: Teen Advisory Board sign up, 3-4 p.m., Library Teen Space, 49 Spring St. For grades 7-12. FMI: 333-6640 or www.auburnpubliclibrary.org.

Buckfield, Wednesday, May 26: American Red Cross blood drive, 1-6 p.m., Masonic Lodge, 5 High St.

Lewiston, Wednesday, May 26: Read to a dog, 5:30 p.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Reserve a spot at 513-3133.

New Gloucester, Wednesday, May 26: American Red Cross blood drive, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Pineland Farms, 59 Pineland Dr.

Readfield, Wednesday, May 26: American Red Cross blood drive, 12:30-6 p.m., Maranacook Middle School, 2100 Millard Harrison Dr.

Auburn, Thursday, May 27: English Tea, 3-5 p.m., Androscoggion Community Room, Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. $10. Tickets available at front desk. Gift basket raffle. FMI: 333-6640 ext. 5.

Lewiston, Thursday, May 27: Kids’ Cooking Club, 4 p.m., Lewiston Public Library, 200 Lisbon St. Ages 7-14. Presented by Lots to Gardens. FMI: 513-3133.

Lewiston, Friday, May 28: Babytime storytime, 10 a.m., Children’s Department, Lewiston Public Library, 200 Lisbon St. Ages 0-2 1/2.

Poland, Friday, May 28: Dinner Dance, dinner 5 p.m., dance 8 p.m., Poland Spring Resort. Music by Vintage. Call for reservations and FMI: 998-4351.

Auburn, Saturday, May 29: Sprouts program for ages 0-24 months, 10:30-10:50 a.m., Library Children’s Room, 49 Spring St. FMI: 333-6640 or www.auburnpubliclibrary.org.

Dresden, Saturday, May 29: Book, plant and bake sale, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Bridge Academy Public Library, 44 Middle Road. Rain or shine. FMI: 737-8810.

Lisbon, Saturday, May 29: Chicken or steak barbecue, 12-4 p.m., VFW Post 9459. $10. Cut off date May 20. FMI: 353-2152.

Minot, Saturday, May 29: Pork roast supper, 4:30-6 p.m., Minot Center Grange. $8, 6-11 $4, 5 and under free. FMI: Helen 782-4319.

New Gloucester, Saturday, May 29: Demonstration by R&R Spinners, 10 a.m., Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, Route 26. Free. FMI: 926-4597 or www.shaker.lib.me.us.

New Gloucester, Saturday, May 29: Nature hike, 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, Route 26. $5, children $2, under 6 free. FMI: 926-4597 or www.shaker.lib.me.us.

Raymond, Saturday, May 29: American Red Cross blood drive, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Aubuchon Hardware, 1243 Roosevelt Trail.

Lewiston, Sunday, May 30: Dance with music by Wild Horse, 7-11 p.m., Knights of Columbus, 150 East Ave. $8. Doors open at 6 p.m. FMI: 784-0389.

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