Check It Out for Monday, May 30, 2011

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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, Wednesday, June 1: Concert by Stained Grass, 6-8:30 p.m., Gazebo.

Rangeley, Wednesday, June 1: Community breakfast, 7-9 a.m., Moosely Bagels. All are welcome. FMI: 864-5955.

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Farmington, Friday, June 3: Yard/plant sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Holman Parish House, Main St. Benefits Old South Church community service, outreach and youth programs.

Jay, Friday, June 3: Community supper, 5 p.m., VFW Post 3335. $8. Country music, open mic night. FMI: 897-5112.

Canton, Saturday, June 4: National Trails Clean Up Day, 9 a.m., Heritage Park. Lunch at noon. Bring tools. FMI: 597-2168.

Farmington, Saturday, June 4: Yard sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fairbanks School, 508 Fairbanks Road. Donations welcome. FMI: 778-3808 or 778-4349.

Farmington, Saturday, June 4: Yard/plant sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Holman Parish House, Main St. Benefits Old South Church community service, outreach and youth programs.

Jay, Saturday, June 4: Flea market, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Knights of Columbus, Main Street. Tables to rent. FMI: Bob 897-7108.

Jay, Saturday, June 4: Public supper, 4-6 p.m., North Jay Grange #10. Adults $7, ages 10 and under $3. FMI: 645-4211, 645-2217, or 645-4628.

Kingfield, Saturday, June 4: Pancake breakfast, 7:30-10:30 a.m., United Methodist Church. $5, children’s rates. FMI: 265-4921.

Livermore, Saturday, June 4: Civil war living history, gates open at 9 a.m., Washburn-Norlands Living History Center. FMI: 897-4366 or www.norlands.org.

Livermore, Saturday, June 4: Bean supper, 5 p.m., Washburn-Norlands Living History Center. FMI: 897-4366 or www.norlands.org.

Livermore, Saturday, June 4: Contra dance, 7 p.m., Washburn-Norlands Living History Center. $5 FMI: 897-4366 or www.norlands.org.

Starks, Saturday, June 4: Italian dinner, 5 p.m., Starks Memorial Hall, Locke Hill Rd. Adults $7, children under 10 $3. Benefits Starks Progressive Club and United in Christ Presbyterian Church.

Livermore Falls, Sunday, June 5: Sonny & Friends concert, 12:30-3 p.m., Gazebo.

Farmington, Tuesday, June 7: Off the Hill concert, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Meetinghouse Park Gazebo. Free.

Livermore Falls, Wednesday, June 8: Concert by Stained Grass, 6-8:30 p.m., Gazebo.

Livermore Falls, Thursday, June 9: Concert by Nickels & Dimes, 6-8:30 p.m., Gazebo.

Oxford Hills area

Norway, Wednesday, June 1: Pre-school story time, 10:30 a.m., Norway Memorial Library, 258 Main St. Ages 2-6. FMI: 743-5308 or www.norway.lib.me.us.

Paris, Thursday, June 2: Story time for ages 0-5, 10 a.m., Public Library, 37 Market Square. FMI: 743-6994 or paris.public.library@msln.net.

Hebron, Friday, June 3: Country Music Jamboree, 7-11 p.m., Hebron Pines Campground, Route 124. $7 day pass. FMI: Lorri 966-2771.

Norway, Friday, June 3: Ham and bean supper, 5-6:30 p.m., Second Congregational Church, 205 Main St. $8, under 10 $3.50. Take out available. FMI: 743-2290.

Norway, Friday, June 3: Story time for ages 0-2, 10:30 a.m., Memorial Library, 258 Main St. FMI: 743-5308.

Bethel, Saturday, June 4: Plant sale, 9-10 a.m., lawn beside Bethel Library, 5 Broad St. Rain or shine. FMI: 824-4767, 836-3421, or 824-2741.

Canton, Saturday, June 4: National Trails Clean Up Day, 9 a.m., Heritage Park. Lunch at noon. Bring tools. FMI: 597-2168.

Hebron, Saturday, June 4: Country music jamboree, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m., Hebron Pines Campground, Rte. 124. Day pass $7. Bean or chop suey dinner $6. FMI: 966-2771.

East Sumner, Saturday, June 4: Potluck dinner, 5:30 p.m., Congregational Church of East Sumner. Bring a dish to share or a donation for the church. FMI: 388-2667.

Norway, Saturday, June 4: Plant sale, 9 a.m. to noon, Town Hall/Fire Station. Benefits Responsible Pet Care.

Paris, Saturday, June 4: Turkey supper and dance, 5 p.m., Legion Hall, Church St. Supper $7, dance $5. Dance starts at 6:30 p.m.

Sumner, Saturday, June 4: Potluck supper, 5:30 p.m., Congregational Church. Donations. FMI: Cyndy 388-2667.

Sumner, Saturday, June 4: Garage/food/plant sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sumner Fire Station, Rte. 219. Sponsored by Sumner Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary. FMI: 388-2081, 388-2904, or 388-2647.

Hebron, Saturday, June 4: Yard sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., McCafferty’s Green House, Townsend Rd. Held by East Hebron Extension Homemakers. Rain or shine. Supports community projects. FMI: 966-3076.

West Paris, Saturday, June 4: Rhubarb festival, 9 a.m. to noon, First Universalist Church, Main Street. Craft sale, white elephant tables.

Norway, Wednesday, June 8: Pre-school story time, 10:30 a.m., Norway Memorial Library, 258 Main St. Ages 2-6. FMI: 743-5308 or www.norway.lib.me.us.

Paris, Thursday, June 9: Pre-school story time, 10 a.m., Paris Public Library, 37 Market Square. Infants up to age 5. FMI: 743-6994 or email paris.public.library@msln.net.

Bryant Pond, Thursday, June 9: Guest speaker Joseph Boudreau, 2 p.m., Whitman Memorial Library, 28 Bethel Rd.

Oxford, Thursday, June 9: Scherenschnitte, Chinese folk art, 7-9 p.m., Oxford Congregational Church, King St. $6. FMI: 346-3511.

Rumford area

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

Mexico, Wednesday, June 1: Free lunch, 11:30 a.m., Town Hall. Served by GRAMPS. All are welcome. Doors open at 10 a.m. FMI: 364-7242.

Bethel, Saturday, June 4: Plant sale, 9-10 a.m., lawn beside Bethel Library, 5 Broad St. Rain or shine. FMI: 824-4767, 836-3421, or 824-2741.

Canton, Saturday, June 4: National Trails Clean Up Day, 9 a.m., Heritage Park. Lunch at noon. Bring tools. FMI: 597-2168.

East Dixfield, Saturday, June 4: Yard/craft/food sale, Mystic Valley Grange Hall. Rain or shine. Benefits the building fund. FMI: 645-2433.

Rumford, Saturday, June 4: National Trails Clean Up Day, 9 a.m., Rumford Whitecap, East Andover Road Trails. Meet in parking lot. Bring gloves, sturdy footwear, tools, lunch. FMI: Mahoosuc Land Trust 824-3806.

Rumford, Saturday, June 4: Bottle drive, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Four Corners Redemption, Waldo Street. Benefits Chisolm Headstart. Pickup: Amy 364-2097.

Rumford, Saturday, June 4: Yard/plant/food sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Lufkin School Museum, Route 2. Rain date June 11. Sponsored by Historical Society.

Rumford, Saturday, June 4: Chicken barbecue, 5 p.m., Blazing Star Lodge, Route 232. $8, under 12 $4. Take out available. FMI: 364-4715 or concordpond@roadrunner.com.

Rumford, Saturday, June 4: Pasta supper, 4:45 p.m., St. Athanasius-St. John Parish Hall. Adults $8, children under 12 $4.

East Dixfield, Sunday, June 5: Free country/bluegrass/gospel jam session, 12-6 p.m., Countryfolk Music Theatre, Rte. 2. FMI: 645-4411.

Dixfield, Monday, June 6: Preschool story time, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Ludden Library, 42 Main St. FMI: 562-8838.

Mexico, Wednesday, June 8: Free lunch, 11:30 a.m., Town Hall. Served by GRAMPS. Doors open at 10 a.m. All are welcome. FMI: 364-7242.

Rumford, Wednesday, June 8: American Red Cross blood drive, 12-6 p.m., American Legion, 184 Congress St.

Lewiston area

Lewiston, Tuesday, May 31: Preschool story time, 10:30 a.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Siblings welcome. FMI: 513-3133.

Lewiston, Tuesday, May 31: Kids Clothes Closet, 11 a.m. to noon, The Toy Library, 134 College St. FMI: 782-1112.

Lewiston, Tuesday, May 31: Read to a Dog, 4:30 p.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Reserve a spot at 513-3133.

Auburn, Wednesday, June 1: 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, June 1: Music hour with Zack Pomerleau, 12-1 p.m., Library, Grand Reading Room, 49 Spring St. Bring lunch or order at Library Café. FMI: 333-6640.

Auburn, Wednesday, June 1: Teen Anime club, 3-4 p.m., Library, Androscoggin Community Room, 49 Spring St. Refreshments. FMI: 333-6640.

Auburn, Wednesday, June 1: 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, Thursday, June 2: American Red Cross blood drive, 1-6 p.m., Roy’s Hamburger’s & Golf Center, 2514 Turner Rd.

Lewiston, Thursday, June 2: Kids Clothes Closet, 11 a.m. to noon, The Toy Library, 134 College St. FMI: 782-1112.

Sabattus, Thursday and Friday, June 2 and 3: Garage sale, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Dominican Convent, 61 Lisbon Road. Benefits Loaves & Fishes. FMI: Ellie 375-4747.

Auburn, Friday, June 3: Cruiz Nite, 5:30-8 p.m., Rolly’s Diner parking lot, Mill Street. Music, door prizes. Weather permitting. Sponsored by United New Auburn Association. FMI: 577-2694 or 786-9116.

Auburn, Friday, June 3: Turkey supper, 5-6 p.m., VFW Post 1603, 588 Minot Ave. $7, under 10 $3. Sponsored by Ladies Auxiliary. FMI: 782-2856.

Durham, Friday, June 3: Friday night fish fry, 5:30-7 p.m., Amvet Post 13, 1049 Royalsborough Road, Route 136. $10, under 7 $5. Children’s menu. FMI: 713-7711.

Hebron, Friday, June 3: Country Music Jamboree, 7-11 p.m., Hebron Pines Campground, Route 124. $7 day pass. FMI: Lorri 966-2771.

Auburn, Saturday, June 4: Sprouts program for ages 0-24 months, 10:30-10:50 a.m., Library, Children’s Room, 49 Spring St. FMI: 333-6640.

Auburn, Saturday, June 4: Train safety program, 10 a.m., Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. Free. FMI: 333-6640 ext. 3 or www.auburnpubliclibrary.org.

Gray, Saturday, June 4: Public supper, 5-6 p.m., American Legion, 15 Lewiston Rd. Adults $7, children under 12 $2.50, under 5 free. Benefits veterans and their families.

Hebron, Saturday, June 4: Country Music Jamboree, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m., Hebron Pines Campground, Route 124. $7 day pass. Supper $6. FMI: Lorri 966-2771.

Lewiston, Saturday, June 4: Inter-generational play date, 9:30-11:30 a.m., St. Mary’s d’Youville Pavilion, 102 Campus Ave., first floor gym. FMI: 777-4250 or jbero@stmarysmaine.com.

New Gloucester, Saturday, June 4: Singalong with Shape Note Singers, 1-4:30 p.m., Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, Route 26. Free. FMI: 926-4597.

New Gloucester, Saturday, June 4: “Rooting for Democracy” plant sale, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Lil’ Mart, Route 100. Lobster and seafood raffles. For tickets in advance: Caroline 926-5983.

New Gloucester, Saturday, June 4: Herbal primer workshop, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, Rte. 26. $40. Pre-registration required. FMI: 926-4597.

New Gloucester, Saturday, June 4: Singalong with Shape Note Singers, 1-4:30 p.m., Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, Rte. 26. Free. Open to the public.

Poland, Saturday, June 4: Yard/book sale and hot dog barbecue, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Ricker Memorial Library, 1211 Maine St. Call to reserve a table. Rain date Sunday, June 5. Benefits library summer reading program and computer project. FMI: 998-4390.

Pownal, Saturday, June 4: Bean supper, 4:30-6 p.m., United Methodist Church, 871 Lawrence Road. $6, 3-11 $3, under 3 free. FMI: 688-4101 or 829-5470.

Sabattus, Saturday and Sunday, June 4, and 5: Garage sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, 762 Sabattus Road. Benefits Loaves & Fishes. FMI: Ellie 375-4747.

Lewiston, Sunday, June 5: Dance, 7 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, 150 East Ave. $9. Music by Steve and the Good Old Boys. Doors open at 6 p.m. FMI: 784-0389.

Lisbon Falls, Sunday, June 5: Chicken barbecue, 12 noon, Knights of Columbus, Route 196. $7, 5-12 $4, under 5 free. Benefits Raymond and Jeannine Laplume. Sponsored by Council 2358. Tickets: Holy Trinity Church, before or after mass; 353-2091 or 353-5035.

Lisbon Falls, Monday, June 6: American Red Cross blood drive, 2-7 p.m., Holy Trinity Church, 67 Frost Hill Ave.

Lewiston, Tuesday, June 7: Kids Clothes Closet, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., The Toy Library, 134 College St. FMI: 782-1112.

Auburn, Tuesday, June 7: Showing of “Take Me Out to the Ballgame”, 2 p.m., Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. 50 cents. FMI: 333-6640.

Auburn, Wednesday, June 8: 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, June 8: American Red Cross blood drive, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Central Maine Orthopaedics, 690 Minot Ave.

Auburn, Wednesday, June 8: Teen gaming, 3-4 p.m., Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. All teens are welcome. FMI: 333-6640.

Auburn, Wednesday, June 8: 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, Thursday, June 9: Visit from author Patricia Gott, 12-1 p.m., Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. FMI: 333-6640.

Lewiston, Thursday, June 9: Kids Clothes Closet, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., The Toy Library, 134 College St. FMI: 782-1112.

Sabattus, Thursday, June 9: Garage sale, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Dominican Convent, 61 Lisbon Rd. FMI: 375-4747.

Winthrop, Thursday, June 9: American Red Cross blood drive, 1-6 p.m., Saint Francis Church, 130 Rte. 133. Call to schedule an appointment. FMI: 1-800-GIVE LIFE.

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