Check It Out for May 24

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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 Falls, Monday, May 24: Concert by Stained Grass, 6-8 p.m., Gazebo.

Farmington, Tuesday, May 25: Farmers market, 2-6 p.m., Front Street.

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Livermore Falls, Tuesday, May 25: Concert by Barry Wood, 6-8 p.m., Gazebo.

Livermore Falls, Wednesday, May 26: Concert by Nickles and Dimes, 6-8 p.m., Gazebo.

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

Livermore Falls, Thursday, May 27: Black Hobo Band (Helena Hall) concert, 6-8 p.m., Livermore Falls Gazebo.

Farmington, Friday, May 28: Sandy River Farmers’ Market, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Front Street, between the Better Living Center and Narrow Gauge Cinema.

Livermore Falls, Friday, May 28: History Night, 4-8 p.m., Main and Depot Streets. Displays, exhibits, entertainment

Livermore Falls, Friday, May 28: Concert by Terry Moore and Christine, 6-8 p.m., Gazebo.

Farmington, Saturday, May 29: Farmers market, 8 a.m. to noon, courthouse parking lot, Main Street.

Farmington, Saturday, May 29: Maine Mountain Chamber Music: A celebration of Robert Schumann’s 200th birthday, 7:30 p.m., Nordica Auditorium, UMF. $9, seniors $7, under 16 and UMF students free. FMI: 645-2157.

Livermore, Saturday, May 29: Perennial plant and bake sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Community Building, Church Street. Rain or shine. Benefits Public Library. FMI: 897-7173.

Livermore Falls, Saturday, May 29: Inside lawn sale, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Eaton Memorial United Methodist Church. Rain or shine.

New Sharon, Saturday, May 29: Public Chicken Barbecue, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., New Sharon Masonic Lodge. $8. Benefits the Building Fund.

Rangeley, Saturday, May 29: Pies, Prose and Plants sale, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Public Library.

Livermore Falls, Monday, May 31: Stained Glass Concert, 6-8:30p.m., Livermore Falls Gazebo.

Turner, Monday, May 31: Memorial Day Flag raising ceremony, 7 a.m., Turner Town Office. Done by American Legion Post 111. Public is welcomed to attend.

Turner, Monday, May 31: memorial ceremony with color guard with wreath ceremony to follow, 10 a.m., at Turner Village Church, and at the Turner Village Bridge. Done by American Legion Post 111. Public is welcomed to attend.

Turner, Monday, May 31: Memorial Day ceremony, 11 a.m., North Turner Village at North Turner Memorial Stone. Done by American Legion Post 111. Public is welcomed to attend.

Farmington, Tuesday, June 1: Farmers market, 2-6 p.m., Front Street.

Livermore Falls, Tuesday, June 1: Silver & Gold Concert, 6-8:30 p.m., Livermore Falls Gazebo.

Livermore Falls, Monday, June 2: Larry Wright concert, 6-8:30 p.m., Livermore Falls Gazebo.

Oquossoc, Wednesday, June 2: Community breakfast, 7-9 a.m., Gingerbread House, Main Street. Sponsored by Wilhelm Reich Museum Ladies. FMI: 864-3602.

Livermore Falls, Thursday, June 3: Concert by Lolalee & the Country Bandits, 6-8 p.m., Gazebo.

Oxford Hills area

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

Norway, Wednesday, May 26: Preschool story time for ages 2-5, 10:30 a.m., Memorial Library, 258 Main St. FMI: 743-5308.

Paris, Thursday, May 27: Preschool story time, 10 a.m., Paris Public Library, 37 Market Square. Ages 0-5. FMI: 743-6994 or email paris.public.library@MSLN.net.

Paris, Thursday, May 27: Fundraiser Yard Sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 659 Park St. Donations and volunteers needed. Benefits the Families in Crisis Task Force programs. FMI: Peggy 357-7072.

Norway, Friday, May 28: Baby Boosters, 10:30 a.m., Norway Memorial Library, 258 Main St. Ages 0-2. Free for both Norway residents as well as non-residents. No pre-registration required. FMI: 743-5308.

Otisfield, Friday, May 28: Fourth Friday Food Pantry, 1-5 p.m., East Otisfield Free Baptist Church, Rayville Road. FMI: 539-4619.

Paris, Friday, May 28: preschool play group, 9 a.m., Paris Public Library, 37 Market Square. Ages 1-3. FMI: 743-6994 or paris.public.library@msln.net.

South Paris, Friday, May 28: Fundraiser Yard Sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 659 Park St. Donations and volunteers needed. Benefits the Families in Crisis Task Force programs. FMI: Peggy 357-7072.

Hartford, Saturday, May 29: Pot luck supper and silent auction, 5-6:30 p.m., Town Hall. Sponsored by Community Church Deacons.

Norway, Saturday, May 29: Karaoke/dance, 7-11 p.m., American Legion Post 82. $6. DJ’s “The Old Crows”.

Norway, Saturday, May 29: Lawn sale to benefit youth group activities, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 14 Grove St, next to Norway Church of the Nazarene. FMI: Pastor Shawn 393-7960.

Paris, Saturday, May 29: Jones Dance Band, 7-10 p.m., Legion Hall, Church Street. $5. Lunch counter open.

Norway, Sunday, May 30: Lawn sale to benefit youth group activities, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 14 Grove St, next to Norway Church of the Nazarene. FMI: Pastor Shawn 393-7960.

Norway, Monday, May 31: Lawn sale to benefit youth group activities, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 14 Grove St, next to Norway Church of the Nazarene. FMI: Pastor Shawn 393-7960.

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

Paris, Thursday, June 3: Preschool story time for ages 0-5, 10 a.m., Public Library, 37 Market Square. FMI: 743-6994 or paris.public.library@msln.net.

Rumford area

Dixfield, Monday, May 24: Preschool story time, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Ludden Library, 42 Main St.. FMI: 562-8838.

Mexico, Monday, May 24: Preschool story time, 10 a.m., Public Library, 134 Main St. FMI: 364-3281 or library@mexicomaine.net.

Rumford, Wednesday, May 26: Preschool story time, 10 a.m., Rumford Public Library, 56 Rumford Ave. Ages 2-5. FMI: 364-3661.

Lewiston area

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.

Auburn, Wednesday, May 26: Spaghetti supper, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Williams J Rogers Post#153, Ladies Auxiliary, 71 So. Main St.. $7, 12 and under $3. FMI: 782-1118.

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.

Lisbon, Friday, May 28: Public Roast Turkey Dinner, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Odd Fellows Hall, 27 Village St. Donations $7, kids 12 and under $3.50, pre-school free. Sponsored by Nina Rebekah Lodge #86 and Sabattus River Lodge #21 IOOF

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.

Turner, Monday, May 31: memorial ceremony with color guard with wreath ceremony to follow, 10 a.m., at Turner Village Church, and at the Turner Village Bridge. Done by American Legion Post 111. Public is welcomed to attend.

Turner, Monday, May 31: Memorial Day ceremony, 11 a.m., North Turner Village at North Turner Memorial Stone. Done by American Legion Post 111. Public is welcomed to attend.

Lisbon Falls, Wednesday, June 2: American Red Cross blood drive, 2-7 p.m., Holy Trinity Church, 67 Frost Hill Ave.

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