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, Thursday, April 22: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 12-6 p.m., Franklin Memorial Hospital, 1 Hospital Dr.
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.
Farmington, Saturday, April 24: Electronic waste collection, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Aubuchon Hardware parking lot, Wilton Road. Free will donation. Sponsored by Old South First Congregational Church. FMI: 778-0424.
Farmington, Saturday, April 24: Farmers market, 10 a.m. to noon, Grange Hall.
Farmington, Saturday, April 24: Concert by Peter and Donna Campion, 7:30 p.m., Nordica Auditorium, UMF. $10, children $5. Benefits Franklin County Children’s Task Force. FMI: 778-6960.
Farmington, Saturday, April 24: Homestead Farm Days, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Trinity United Methodist Church on Rte. 2. Farm animals for sale/swap, demonstrations, crafts, food and more. Breakfast and lunch available.
Farmington, Monday, April 24: “Bag Ali Sale,” 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Franklin Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Lobby. Open to the public.
New Sharon, Saturday, April 24: Bean and casserole supper, 5-6:30 p.m., United Methodist Church. Sponsored by Women’s Society.
Jay, Saturday, April 24: Pot luck dinner, 12 p.m., North Jay Grange. Free. Public invited. Please bring casserole or salad. Presentation of Community Service Award, musical entertainment.
Turner, Saturday, April 24: Benefit supper for Juald Mason, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Boofy Quimby Hall. Donations accepted.
Wilton, Saturday, April 24: Bean and casserole supper, 5-6:30 p.m., United Methodist Church. Sponsored by W.E.C.O. Donations accepted to benefit Missions of the Four Churches. FMI: Jean Rand 645-4823.
Farmington, Sunday, April 25: Walk for Autism, noon, Mount Blue High School. Registration at 11 a.m. Sponsored by Autism Society of Maine. FMI: www.asmonline.org
Farmington, Tuesday, April 27: Bag Ali sale, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Franklin Memorial Hospital lobby. Open to public. Sponsored by Auxiliary.
Wilton, Tuesday, April 27: Preschool story time, 10:30 a.m., Public Library. FMI: 645-4831.
Farmington, Wednesday, April 28: Community tea, 4 p.m., Franklin Memorial Hospital, The Bass Room. Open to public. Sponsored by Auxiliary. Group reservations and FMI: 778-4726.
Livermore Falls, Wednesday, April 28: American Red Cross blood drive, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Livermore High School, 25 Cedar St.
Wilton, Friday, April 30: Infant/toddler story time, 10:30 a.m., Public Library. FMI: 645-4831.
Farmington, Saturday, May 1: Farmers market, 10 a.m. to noon, Grange Hall.
New Sharon, Saturday, May 1: Family Baked Bean Take Out, 9:30-11:30 a.m., New Sharon Congregational United Church of Christ, Cape Cod Hill Road. $15. Reserve meal: Mary 778-2366.