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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, Wednesday, May 11: Story time for ages 3-5, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m., Library Children’s Room, 49 Spring St. FMI: 333-6640.

Auburn, Wednesday, May 11: Book discussion of “Just Kids” by Patti Smith, 12-1 p.m., Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. FMI: 333-6640 ext. 2.

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Auburn, Wednesday, May 11: Teen gaming, 3-4 p.m., Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. FMI: 333-6640.

Auburn, Thursday, May 12: “The Foremost Good Fortune” with Susan Conley, 12-1 p.m., Library, Androscoggin Community Room, 49 Spring St. FMI: 333-6640.

Lewiston, Thursday, May 12: Kids Clothes Closet, 11 a.m. to noon, The Toy Library, 134 College St. FMI: 782-1112.

Lewiston, Thursday, May 12: Cooking club for ages 7-14, 4 p.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. FMI: 513-3133.

Lewiston, Thursday, May 12: The Edward Little spring choir concert and the E.L. and Lewiston combined string orchestra concert, 7 p.m., Franco-American Center. Free and open to the public. Donations accepted.

Sabattus, Thursday and Friday, May 12-13: Garage sale, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Dominican Convent, 61 Lisbon Road. Benefits Loaves & Fishes. FMI: Ellie 375-4747.

Sabattus, Thursday through Saturday, May 12-14: Bake sale, business hours, Sabattus Regional Credit Union, corner of Center Road and Sabattus Road. Bakers and buyers needed. FMI: Sister Lucille 375-8399.

Auburn, Friday, May 13: Rejoicing Spirits church service, 5 p.m., Grace Lutheran Church, 757 Summer St. For people with intellectual disabilities and their families. Followed by pizza supper.

Auburn, Friday, May 13: Benefit spaghetti dinner, 5 p.m., New Auburn Social Club. For Tim Webster.

Auburn, Friday, May 13: Turkey supper, 5-6 p.m., VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post 1603, 588 Minot Ave. Adults $7, children under 10 $3. Benefits Veterans Programs. FMI: 782-2856.

Greene, Friday, May 13: Performance by “New Realm”, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., Araxine Wilkins Sawyer Memorial, 371 Sawyer Rd. Free. FMI: 946-5311 or www.sawyer-foundation.com.

Lewiston, Friday, May 13: Babytime, 10:30 a.m., Lewiston Public Library, 200 Lisbon St. FMI: 513-3133.

Lewiston, Friday, May 13: “Food for Thought” luncheon, 11:30 a.m., USM/L-A College. $8. Reservation by May 12 at noon. FMI: 753-6510.

Lewiston, Friday, May 13: Yard sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 100 Pine Street Wellness and Recovery Center. Barbecue lunch. FMI: Dot 795-6719 or 782-4624.

Lewiston, Friday, May 13: Clothing distribution, 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Root Cellar, 89 Birch St. Free. Professional, casual, shoes. Donations accepted Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. FMI: 782-3659.

Lisbon, Friday, May 13: Meatloaf supper, 5 and 6:30 p.m., VFW Post 9459. $6.

Mechanic Falls, Friday, May 13: Scholarship dance, 8 p.m. to 12 a.m., Silver Spurr Club. $10. Music by Peter Allen and the Hurricane Mountain Boys. Proceeds go to Scholarship Fund. Sponsored by Rock-O-Dundee Riders.

New Gloucester, Friday, May 13: Open house, 7:30 p.m., Sabbathday Lake Grange #365, Sabbathday Rd. Bring an item to for Community Auxiliary Food Pantry of the First Congregational Church or Gray. All visitors welcome.

Sabattus, Friday, May 13: Bake sale, Sabattus Regional Credit Union, corner of Center and Sabattus Rd. Benefits Loaves&Fishes. FMI: 375-8399.

Auburn, Saturday, May 14: Sprouts, 10:30-10:50 a.m., Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. Infants up to 24 months. Siblings welcome. FMI: 333-6640.

Auburn, Saturday, May 14: Benefit American chop suey dinner, 4:30 p.m., New Auburn Social Club. Proceeds go to MDA Lock-up.

Auburn, Saturday, May 14: May fair and family fun, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Park Avenue Elementary School gym. Silent auction 10-11:30 a.m., live auction 12-1 p.m., games, food. Sponsored by PTO.

Auburn, Saturday, May 14: Bean and casserole supper, 4-6 p.m., West Auburn Congregational Church, West Auburn Rd. Donation $7. Benefits Relay For Life Team Flutter Away.

Auburn, Saturday, May 14: Spaghetti dinner, 4:30-7:30 p.m., American Legion Post 153, 71 South Main St. Adults $6, ages 2-10 $4, under 2 free. FMI: 713-4548.

Durham, Saturday, May 14: Bean supper, 4:30-6 p.m., Masonic Lodge. Adults $7.50, ages 5-12 $3, children under 5 free.

Hebron, Saturday, May 14: Italian Feast, 5-6:30 p.m., Hebron Community Baptist Church, Hebron Station Rd. Adults $7, ages 6-12 $3.50, under 6 free. Benefits Little Field Home in Malawi, Africa.

Lewiston, Saturday, May 14: Intergenerational play date, 9:30-11:30 a.m., St. Mary’s d’Youville Pavilion, 102 Campus Ave. FMI: 777-4250.

Lewiston, Saturday, May 14: Yard sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 100 Pine Street Wellness and Recovery Center. Barbecue lunch. FMI: Dot 795-6719 or 782-4624.

Lewiston, Saturday, May 14: Bean and casserole supper, 4:45-6 p.m., Calvary United Methodist Church, 59 Sabattus St. 47, children $3.

Lisbon, Saturday, May 14: Dance with music by Candy, 7-11 p.m., VFW Post 9459.

Lisbon Falls, Saturday, May 14: Spaghetti supper, 4:45-6 p.m., Holy Trinity Church Parish Hall, 67 Frost Hill Ave. $6, 5-11 $4, 4 and under free. Benefits Flying Eagles Special Olympic Team. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus Council 2358. FMI: 353-5636 or 353-2091.

Minot, Saturday, May 14: Roast turkey supper, 5-6 p.m., Minot United Methodist Church. Adults $6, children $3. FMI: 998-6005.

Monmouth, Saturday, May 14: May Faire, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Cumston Hall. Sponsored by Friends of Cumston Library Projects.

Sabattus, Saturday, May 14: Baked bean and casserole supper, 5 p.m., Jacques Cartier Club, Wales Rd. $6. Dance to follow until 9:30 p.m. for $5. Open to the public. Music by The Trio. FMI: 375-4850.

Sabattus, Saturday, May 14: Garage sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 762 Sabattus Road. Benefits Loaves & Fishes. FMI: Ellie 375-4747.

Auburn, Sunday, May 15: Empty Bowls supper, 4:30-6:30 p.m., First Universalist Church, Pleasant St. Bowl prices start at $10. Benefits Trinity Jubilee Center. FMI: 577-8559 or email jubileecenter@hotmail.com.

Auburn, Sunday, May 15: Habitat for Humanity breakfast, 7:30 a.m. to noon, St. Philips Church. Adults $6, children under 12 $4. FMI: 783-3400.

Lewiston, Sunday, May 15: Singles dance with music by Wild Horse, 7 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, 150 East Ave. $9. Ages 21 and up. Doors open at 6 p.m. FMI: 784-0389.

Lewiston, Sunday, May 15: Yard sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 100 Pine Street Wellness and Recovery Center. Barbecue lunch. FMI: Dot 795-6719 or 782-4624.

Mechanic Falls, Sunday, May 15: Zumbathon, noon to 4 p.m., The Silver Spur, 272 Lewiston St. $35. FMI: email zumba4me@oxfordnetworks.net.

Sabattus, Sunday, May 15: Spaghetti luncheon, 12:30 p.m., Town Hall, Rte. 9. Donation $10. Raffle drawing at 2 p.m. Call to purchase tickets. Benefits Loaves&Fishes. FMI: 375-8399.

Auburn, Monday, May 16: Sweet peas, 10:30-11 a.m., Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. Ages 24-36 months. FMI: 333-6640.

Lewiston, Monday, May 16: All-ages story time, 6 p.m., Lewiston Public Library, 200 Lisbon St. FMI: 513-3133.

Lewiston, Tuesday, May 17: Preschool story time, 10:30 a.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. FMI: 513-3133.

Lewiston, Tuesday, May 17: Kids Clothes Closet, 11 a.m. to noon, The Toy Library, 134 College St. FMI: 782-1112.

Lewiston, Tuesday, May 17: Read to a Dog, 4:30 p.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Reserve a spot at 513-3133.

Lewiston, Tuesday, May 17: “A History of Lewiston-Auburn Community Little Theatre”, 7 p.m., Callahan Hall, Public Library, 200 Lisbon St. Free. Book sale and signing to follow. FMI: 513-3135.

Poland, Tuesday, May 17: “The Complete History of America, Abridged”, 7 p.m., Dr. Robert Wall Theatre, 1457 Main St. Donation of $5. Performed by PRHS Speech and Debate. FMI: 998-5400 ext. 457 or email drobinson@rsu16.org.

Auburn, Wednesday, May 18: Pre-school story time, 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. Ages 3-5. FMI: 333-6640.

Auburn, Wednesday, May 18: Teen anime club, 3-4 p.m., Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. FMI: 333-6640.

Buckfield, Wednesday, May 18: American Red Cross blood drive, 1-6 p.m., Masonic Lodge, 5 High St.

Lewiston, Wednesday, May 18: Brazilian stories and music, 6 p.m., Lewiston Public Library, 200 Lisbon St. Free. All are welcome. FMI: 513-3133.

Auburn, Thursday, May 19: Author visit: “Battling Bipolar Disorder, a Memoir” with Christina Solak-Goodwin, 12-1 p.m., Library, Androscoggin Community Room, 49 Spring St. Book sale and signing. Bring lunch or order. FMI: 333-6640.

Auburn, Thursday, May 19: Author Nancy Prince, 6-7 p.m., Library, Maggie Trafton Program Room, 49 Spring St. Ages 5-10. Book sale and signing. FMI: 333-6640 ext. 3.

Auburn, Thursday, May 19: Book discussion: “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”, 6-7 p.m., Library, Prime Time space. FMI: 333-6640.

Lewiston, Thursday, May 19: Kids Clothes Closet, 11 a.m. to noon, The Toy Library, 134 College St. FMI: 782-1112.

Lewiston, Thursday, May 19: Cooking Club for ages 7-14, 4 p.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Sponsored by Lots to Gardens. Sign up and FMI: 513-3133.

Mechanic Falls, Thursday, May 19: “Maine in the Civil War” by WCSH’s Bill Green, 7 p.m., Historical Society, 64 Elm St. Donations welcome. FMI: 345-3134.

New Gloucester, Thursday, May 19: Presentation on researching the history of your home or family, 7 p.m., Meetinghouse, Route 231, next to Town Hall. Refreshments. Sponsored by Historical Society. FMI: 926-3188.

Sabattus, Thursday, May 19: Garage sale, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Dominican Convent, 61 Lisbon Road. Benefits Loaves & Fishes. FMI: Ellie 375-4747.

Auburn, Friday, May 20: Teen Open Mic Night, 6-8 p.m., Library, Androscoggin Community Room, 49 Spring St. Free. Donation of canned food item. Performers sign up at 5:30 p.m. FMI: 333-6640 ext. 4 or sholt@auburnpubliclibrary.org.

Auburn, Friday, May 20: “Checkered Floors”, 8 p.m., First Universalist Church, 169 Pleasant St. $10. Pre-show Somali dinner, 6:30 p.m., $10. Dinner reservations: 783-0461. FMI: www.checkeredfloors.com.

Auburn, Friday, May 20: Giant lawn sale, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., 110 Lake St. Benefits Relay For Life Team Flutter Away.

Lewiston, Friday, May 20: Babytime story time, 10:30 a.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Siblings welcome. FMI: 513-3133.

Lewiston, Friday, May 20: Concert by The Calderwood Consort, 7:30 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 247 Bates St. $10. Benefits The Center for Wisdom’s Women. FMI: 513-3922 or www.wisdomswomen.org.

Lisbon, Friday, May 20: Taco supper, 5:30-6:30 p.m., VFW Auxiliary. $6. Meeting at 7 p.m.

Sabattus, Friday, May 20: Garage sale, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Dominican Convent, 61 Lisbon Road. Benefits Loaves & Fishes. FMI: Ellie 375-4747.

Turner, Friday, May 20: Ham supper, 4:30-6:30 p.m., GAR Hall, Route 219. Donations benefit Union Presbyterian Church. Quilt auction.

Auburn, Saturday, May 21: Rummage and bake sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., American Legion Post 153, 71 South Main St. Donations of clothing and accessories can be dropped off May 16-19.

Auburn, Saturday, May 21: Yard sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 164 Bennett Ave. Sponsored by Fish’n for a Cure team. FMI: Rhyanna grovin65@aol.com.

Auburn, Saturday, May 21: Story time for ages 2-6, 9:30 a.m., Library Children’s Room, 49 Spring St. FMI: 333-6640.

Auburn, Saturday, May 21: Sprouts program for 0-24 months, 10:30-10:50 a.m., Library Children’s Room, 49 Spring St. Siblings welcome. FMI: 333-6640.

Auburn, Saturday, May 21: Bean and American chop suey supper, 4:30-5:30 p.m., St. Louis Church basement, Third Street. $6, 12 and under $3. Sponsored by Andy Valley Knights of Columbus Council 8742.

Auburn, Saturday, May 21: “Checkered Floors”, 8 p.m., First Universalist Church, 169 Pleasant St. $10. Pre-show Somali dinner, 6:30 p.m., $10. Dinner reservations: 783-0461. FMI: www.checkeredfloors.com.

Auburn, Saturday, May 21: Giant lawn sale, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., 110 Lake St. Benefits Relay For Life Team Flutter Away.

Bowdoinham, Saturday, May 21: Contradance, 8-11 p.m., Town Hall, 3 School St. $9. Beginners workshop 7:30. FMI: 666-3090 or 666-3709.

Buckfield, Saturday, May 21: Indoor yard sale, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Masonic Lodge. Name your price. Lunch. Benefits Evening Star Lodge building fund.

Lewiston, Saturday, May 21: Kitten shower, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Greater Androscoggin Humane Society, 55 Strawberry Ave. Donate food, litter, litter boxes, blankets, toys. FMI: 783-2311 or www.gahumane.org.

Lewiston, Saturday, May 21: Inter-generational play date, 9:30-11:30 a.m., St. Mary’s d’Youville Pavilion, 102 Campus Ave, first floor gym. FMI: Julie 777-4250.

Lewiston, Saturday, May 21: Spring brunch, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Marco’s Restaurant, 12 Mollison Way. Adults $15, children under 12 $12. Sponsored by Community Credit Union.

Lisbon Falls, Saturday, May 21: Plant and bake sale, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., United Methodist Church, 14 School St.

Mechanic Falls, Saturday, May 21: Open house, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Historical Society, 64 Elm St. FMI: 345-3134.

Monmouth, Saturday, May 21: Spaghetti and meatball supper, 4-6 p.m., Fish and Game Club, Route 202. Free. Sponsored by North Monmouth Food Bank.

New Gloucester, Saturday, May 21: Bean supper, 5-6 p.m., Amvets Post #6.

Poland, Saturday, May 21: Yard and bake sale, 238 Dunn Rd. Sponsored by Team Countryside. FMI: 330-1909.

Sabattus, Saturday, May 21: Garage sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 762 Sabattus Road. Benefits Loaves & Fishes. FMI: Ellie 375-4747.

Auburn, Sunday, May 22: Yard sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 164 Bennett Ave. Sponsored by Fish’n for a Cure team. FMI: Rhyanna grovin65@aol.com.

Auburn, Sunday, May 22: “Checkered Floors”, 1 p.m., First Universalist Church, 169 Pleasant St. $10. Pre-show Somali lunch, 11:30 a.m., $10. Lunch reservations: 783-0461. FMI: www.checkeredfloors.com.

Lewiston, Sunday, May 22: Kitten shower, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Greater Androscoggin Humane Society, 55 Strawberry Ave. Donate food, litter, litter boxes, blankets, toys. FMI: 783-2311 or www.gahumane.org.

Lewiston, Sunday, May 22: Dance with music by Patio Cowboys, 7 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, 150 East Ave. $9. Doors open at 6. FMI: 784-0389.

Sabattus, Sunday, May 22: Garage sale, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 762 Sabattus Road. Benefits Loaves & Fishes. FMI: Ellie 375-4747.

Auburn, Monday, May 23: Visit with Safe Voices Community Educator, 3-4 p.m., Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. Free. FMI: 333-6640.

Auburn, Monday, May 23: Sweet peas, 10:30-11 a.m., Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. Free. FMI: 333-6640.

Gray, Monday, May 23: American Red Cross blood drive, 2-7 p.m., Newbegin Center, 22 Main St.

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