Check It Out for March 29

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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.

Farmington area

Livermore, Sunday, March 28: Pancake breakfast, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Washburn-Norlands Living History Center, 290 Norlands Road. Proceeds benefit the barn rebuilding campaign. $6/$4. FMI: 207-897-4366 or www.norlands.org.

Wilton, Monday, March 29: Warming center, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Masonic Lodge, Bryant Road. Sponsored by Wilton United Methodist Church. Order meals at 645-4416. For transportation 645-2128 day in advance.

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Jay, Tuesday, March 30: American Red Cross blood drive, 9 a.m. to 2:15 p.m., Jay High School, 4 School St.

Wilton, Tuesday, March 30: Preschool storytime, 10:30 a.m., Wilton Public Library, 6 Goodspeed. FMI: 645-4831.

Farmington, Wednesday, March 31: Fish chowder luncheon, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Trinity Methodist Church, Route 2.

Wilton, Wednesday, March 31: Warming center, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Masonic Lodge, Bryant Road. Sponsored by United Methodist Church. Order meals at 645-4416; transportation, 645-2128 day in advance.

Farmington, Thursday, April 1: Spaghetti supper, 5:30-7 p.m., Mt. Blue Middle School cafeteria. $5, family $20. Benefits trip to Alaska for ten students.

Livermore Falls, Thursday, April 1: Comedian Bob Marley, 7 p.m., Livermore Falls High School. $15. Tickets at school office, Otis Credit Union and Breakneck RC Speedway & Hobbies. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Benefits Class of 2011. FMI: 897-3428.

Farmington, Friday, April 2: Easter bake sale, 8:30 a.m. until sold out, Franklin Memorial Hospital lobby. Sponsored by FMH Auxiliary.

Wilton, Friday, April 2: Country Music Jamboree/Spotlight, 7-10 p.m., Harndon Masonic Lodge, 70 Bryant Road. Donations. FMI: Bing 645-2472.

Wilton, Friday, April 2: Infant/toddler story time, 10:30 a.m., Public Library. FMI: 645-4831.

Farmington, Saturday, April 3: St. Luke’s Easter bread sale, 9 a.m. to noon, Twice Sold Tales, 155 Main Street.

Farmington, Saturday, April 3: Baked bean and bake sale, 10 a.m. until sold out, Weber Insurance conference room, 190 Main St. Sponsored by Emblem Club #460.

Industry, Saturday, April 3: Pot luck supper and raffle, 5 p.m., Town Hall. Benefits marine equipment.

Jay, Saturday, April 3: Bean and casserole supper, 4-6 p.m., Grange #10. $7, 10 and under $3. Entertainment by Narrow Gage String Band, Lois and Gary Hall and Mike Worthley. FMI: 645-4628, 645-2910, 645-2217.

New Sharon, Saturday, April 3: 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 call 778-2366.

Rangeley, Monday, April 5: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 2-6 p.m., Rangeley High School, 43 Mendolia Road.

Wilton, Tuesday, April 6: Preschool story time, 10:30 a.m., Public Library. FMI: 645-4831.

Farmington, Wednesday, April 7: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 12-5 p.m., University of Maine, 246 Main Street.

Rangeley, Wednesday, April 7: Ladies/Community Breakfast, 7-9 a.m., Saddleback Ski Lodge, Saddleback Mt. For special dietary needs call in advance FMI: 864-5671.

Wilton, Wednesday, April 7: Homeschooler storytime, 2:30 p.m., Wilton Public Library. FMI: 645-4831.

Farmington, Thursday, April 8: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 12-5 p.m., University of Maine, 246 Main St.

Oxford Hills area

Bridgton, Tuesday, March 30: American Red Cross blood drive, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Bridgton Academy, Chadbourne Hill Road.

Paris, Tuesday, March 30: After school giant stories and crafts , 4 p.m., Paris Public Library, 37 Market Square. FMI: 743-6994 or paris.public.library@MSLN.net.

Norway, Wednesday, March 31: Preschool story time for ages 2-5, 10:30 a.m., Memorial Library, 258 Main St. FMI: 743-5308.

Naples, Thursday, April 1: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Lake Region High School, 1877 Roosevelt Trail.

Norway, Thursday, April 1: Sled dog racer Betsy McGettigan, 3:30 p.m., Memorial Library Children’s Room, 258 Main St. For ages 5-12. Space limited. Register at 743-5308 by March 31.

Paris, Thursday, April 1: Preschool story time for ages 0-5, 10 a.m., Public Library, 37 Market Square. FMI: 743-6994 or paris.public.library@msln.net.

Norway, Friday, April 2: Infant/toddler story time for ages 0-2, 10:30 a.m., Memorial Library, 258 Main St. FMI: 743-5308.

Norway, Friday, April 2: Dramatic reading of Jesus’ Passion, 7 p.m., Christ Episcopal Church, 35 Paris Street, Norway. FMI:743-6782.

Paris, Friday, April 2: Preschool play group for ages 1-3, 9 a.m., Public Library, 37 Market Square. FMI: 743-6994 or paris.public.library@msln.net.

Norway, Saturday, April 3: Texas Hold ‘Em tournament, 1-5 p.m., Charlie’s Entertainment Center, 246 Main St. Entry fee $55. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Benefits Responsible Pet Care. Tickets at Spare Closet Revisited, Responsible Pet Care, Charlie’s Entertainment Center. FMI: 890-2601.

Oxford, Saturday, April 3: Easter Egg Hunt & Coloring Contest, 11:30 a.m. Egg hunt & judging for coloring, Oxford Community Center. Pre-School to 6th grade. Coloring contest 4 prizes: based on grade. Coloring sheets available at Community Center now-April 3. FMI:Pam Lovely 539-4563.

Waterford, Monday, April 5: Socrates Cafe gathering, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Library. Theme: The Internet – Pros and Cons. FMI: 583-6957 or wla@waterford.lib.me.us

Bridgton, Tuesday, April 6: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 1-6 p.m., Masonic Hall, Harrison Road.

Norway, Tuesday, April 6: Book discussion: “In the Cold of the Malecon”, 6:30 p.m., Memorial Library, 258 Main St. FMI: 743-5309 or norlib@norway.lib.me.us.

Norway, Wednesday, April 7: Preschool storytime, 10:30 a.m., Norway Memorial Library, 258 Main St. Ages 2-5.FMI: 743-5308.

Bryant Pond, Thursday, April 8: Ken Ruff, guest speaker Emergency Management Director and fireman, 2 p.m., Whitman Memorial Library. Free. Light refreshments. Features smoke detectors for hard of hearing.

Paris, Thrusday, April 8: Pre-school storytime, 10 a.m., Paris Public Library, 37 Market Square. Ages 0-5. FMI: 743-6994 or email paris.public.library@MSLN.net.

South Paris, Thursday, April 8: Jones Dance Band playing old fashioned dance music, 7-10 p.m., South Paris Legion Hall, Church Street. $5. Lunch counter open.

Rumford area

Dixfield, Monday, March 29: Pre-school storytime hour, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Ludden Library, 42 Main St. FMI: 562-8838.

Rumford, Wednesday, March 31: Preschool story time for ages 2-5, 10 a.m., Library, 56 Rumford Ave. FMI: 364-3661.

Dixfield, Friday, April 2: Roast pork or fish chowder supper, 4-6 p.m., American Legion Swasey-Torrey Post 100. $6, 6-12 $4, 5 and under free.

Dixfield, Monday, April 5: Preschool story time, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Ludden Library, 42 Main St. FMI: 562-8838.

Rumford, Wednesday, April 7: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 12-5:30 p.m., Eagles, 13 Oxford Ave.

Rumford, Wednesday, April 7: Preschool storytime, 10 a.m., Children’s Room, Rumford Public Library, 56 Rumford Ave. Ages 2-5. FMI: 364-3661.

Bethel, Thursday, April 8: World Music with Viva Quetzal, last performance of the Mahoosuc Arts Council Gould Performing Arts Series season, 7 p.m., Bingham Auditorium. $10, $6 kids under 12. Funded by grant from New England Foundation for the Arts, New England States Touring Program.

Lewiston area

Auburn, Monday, March 29: Mom’s morning out, 9:30-11 a.m., Maggie Trafton Program Room, Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. FMI: 333-6640 or www.aubunpubliclibrary.org.

Auburn, Monday, March 29: Sweet peas, 10:30- 10:50 p.m., Maggie Trafton Program Room, Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. Ages 24-36 months. FMI: 333-6640 or www.aubunpubliclibrary.org.

Lewiston, Monday, March 29: Art van, 4 p.m., Lewiston Public Library, 200 Lisbon St. No pre-registration required. FMI: 513-3133 or www.lplonline.org.

Lewiston, Monday, March 29: All-ages storytime, 7 p.m., Lewiston Public Library, 200 Lisbon St. No pre-registration necessary. FMI: 513-3133 or www.lplonline.org.

Lewiston, Monday, March 29: Make your own puzzle, 10 a.m., Toy Library, 134 College St. FMI: 782-1112 or toylibrarymaine.com.

Lewiston, Monday, March 29: Past lives-future selves presentation by Eddita F., 5 p.m., Lewiston Public Library, 200 Lisbon St. Free & open to the public. FMI: 353-7532.

Auburn, Tuesday, March 30: Senior College Course – Lose your blues with a Mediterranean cruise, 2-4 p.m., Androscoggin Community Room, Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. Free courtesy of Senior College. FMI: 333-6640 or www.auburnpubliclibrary.org.

Lewiston, Tuesday, March 30: Book buddies, 4 p.m., Lewiston Public Library, 200 Lisbon St. FMI: 513-3133 or www.lplonline.org.

Lewiston, Tuesday, March 30: Preschool storytime, 10 a.m., Lewiston Public Library, 200 Lisbon St. Ages 2 1/2 to 5. FMI: 513-3133 or www.lplonline.org.

Auburn, Wednesday, March 31: 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.

Lewiston, Wednesday, March 31: Book buddies, 4 p.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. FMI: 513-3133 or www.lplonline.org.

Lewiston, Wednesday, March 31: Reading Dog program, 5:30 p.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Call 513-3133 o reserve a spot.

Auburn, Friday, April 2: Pork supper, 5-6:30 p.m., VFW Post 1603, 588 Minot Ave. $7, under 10 $3. Benefits veterans programs. Sponsored by Ladies Auxiliary. FMI: 782-2856.Gray, Saturday, April 3: Bean and chop suey supper, 5-6 p.m., American Legion Auxiliary, 15 Lewiston Road. $7, 5-11 $2.50, under 5 free.

Auburn, Saturday, April 3: SPROUTS, a family lap sit program, 10:30-10:50 a.m., Children’s Room, Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. Ages 0-24 months. FMI: 333-6640 or www.auburnpubliclibrary.com.

Auburn, Saturday, April 3: Karaoke/dance w/ Jean Louis, 8 p.m. to midnight, Williams J. Rogers American Legion Post #153, 71 S. Main St. Free. FMI: 782-1118.

Greene, Saturday, April 3: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Greene Fire Department, 106 Patten Road.

Auburn, Monday, April 5: Mom’s morning out, 9:30 -11 a.m., Maggie Trafton Program Room, Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. Parents and young children. FMI: 333-6640 or www.auburnpubliclibrary.com.

New Gloucester, Saturday, April 3: Open house, 9 a.m. to noon, New Gloucester History Barn, 385 Intervale Road. Free admission.

Auburn, Sunday, April 4: Easter ham dinner, 3-4 p.m., New Auburn Social Club. $5. Members and guests. Raffles, egg decorating contact. FMI: 782-9039.

Lewiston, Sunday, April 4: Easter dinner for all in need, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Hope Haven Gospel Mission, 209 Lincoln St. Free. Delivery to shut-ins: 783-6086.

Auburn, Monday, April 5: Sweet Peas, 10:30-10:50 a.m., Maggie Trafton Program Room, Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. Ages 24-36 months. FMI: 333-6640 or www.auburnpubliclibrary.com.

Auburn, Wednesday, April 7: Preschool storytime, 9:30 a.m. and again 10:30 a.m., Children’s Room, Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. Ages 3-5. FMI: 333-6640 or www.auburnpubliclibrary.com.

Auburn, Wednesday, April 7: Teen Anime Club, 3-4 p.m., Androscoggin Community Room, Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. FMI: 333-6640 or www.auburnpubliclibrary.com.

Poland, Thursday, April 8: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Poland Whitter Middle School, 1457 Maine St., Route 26.

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