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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.