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, 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.
Farmington, Saturday, May 1: Literacy Volunteers of Franklin & Somerset Counties annual Used Book Sale, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Elk’s Lodge. Hard covers $2, 6 for $10, paperbacks 25 cents, 5 for $1. FMI: 778-3460.
Jay, Saturday, May, 1: Daughters of Isabella yard sale, 8a.m.-2p.m., St. Rose Parish Hall.
Jay, Saturday, May 1: Bean and casserole supper, 4-6 p.m., North Jay Grange 10. $7, 10 and under $3. Dinner music with The Crosby’s. FMI: 645-4628, 645-2910, 645-2217.
Leeds, Saturday, May 1: Baked Bean & Casserole Supper, Homemade pie for dessert, 5 – 6:30 p.m., Leeds Community Church, 123 Church Hill Rd. $6, $3 children 5-12. Benefits Leeds Church Furnace Fund. FMI: 524-7151.
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.
Farmington, Sunday, May 2: Literacy Volunteers of Franklin & Somerset Counties annual Used Book Sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Elk’s Lodge. Everything is $2 per bag. FMI: 778-3460.
Jay, Sunday, May 2: MCMA Country Sunday, 1-5 p.m., Community Building, 13 Community Dr. $7, members/seniors $6, under 12 free. FMI: Bing 645-2472.
Wilton, Sunday, May 2: Volunteer clean-up day, any time between 9 a.m. to noon, meet at Headwaters parking lot, Pond Road. Sponsored by Foothills Land Conservancy.
Wilton, Tuesday, May 4: Preschool storytime, 10:30 a.m., Wilton Public Library. FMI: 645-4831.
Wilton, Wednesday, May 5: Homeschooler’s storytime, 2:30 p.m., Wilton Public Library. FMI: 645-4831.
Wilton, Friday, May 7: Infant/Toddler storytime, 10:30 a.m., Wilton Public Library. FMI: 645-4831.
Farmington, Saturday, May 8: Farmers market, 10 a.m. to noon, Grange Hall.
Farmington, Saturday, May 8: Storytelling cabaret dinner, 5:30 p.m., Old South First Congregational Church. $25 advance tickets only. Tickets at DDG Booksellers, Sugarwood Gallery, Good Times Unlimited or church office. FMI: 778-0424.
Jay, Saturday, May 8: Food and rummage sale, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., North Jay Grange #10, Routes 4 and 17. FMI: call 645-4211, 645-4628, 645-2217.
Jay, Saturday, May 8: Spaghetti and meatballs supper, 4:30-6 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, Main Street. Free. Donations welcome. Doors open at 3:30 p.m. FMI: Mike 779-6951.