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

Farmington, Thursday, March 15: Job fair, 9 to 4 a.m., UMF Olsen Student Center. Representative from Target will conduct interviews for full-time entry level positions. Open to the public; free. Bring resume. FMI: [email protected] or 778-7029.

Farmington, Thursday, March 15: UMF career fair, 11 a.m., North Dining Hall, UMF Olsen student center. Free and open to the public. 50 employers; summer jobs, internships, full-time entry level jobs. Register for Enterprise Rent-a-Car interviews on April 3. FMI: [email protected] or 778-7029.

Farmington, Thursday, March 15: SAD 9 “Music in Our Schools” concert series, chorus festival, Mt. Blue High School gym, 129 Seamon Road. Ice cream sale follows in cafeteria. Proceeds go to the scholarship fund. FMI: Carol, 778-3561.

Farmington, Friday, March 16: American Red Cross blood drive, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Mount Blue High School.

Temple, Friday, March 16: Romeo and Juliet, 7:30 p.m., Temple Stream Theater, Intervale Road. Prologue, epilogue by Gov. John Baldacci. Donation: $10. FMI: 778 2513.

Farmington, Saturday, March 17: Corned beef and cabbage dinner, noon to 1 p.m., Henderson Memorial Baptist Church, Academy Street. Free. FMI: 778-2163 or Dot Bryant, 778-4608.

Farmington, Saturday, March 17: Scrapbooking, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., North Dining Hall, University of Maine. Hosted by WG Mallett Elementary School. Benefits Mallett School PTA. Registration, Tami Labul, 778-6721; [email protected]

Farmington, Saturday, March 17: St. Patrick’s Day ham, corned beef and cabbage dinner, 4 to 6 p.m., St. Joseph’s Parish Hall with Franklin County Fiddlers. Adults $7; seniors, children under 12, $5. Take-out available. Benefits Franklin County Fiddlers Ireland trip. Reservations: 778-0586, 778-4474.

Industry, Saturday, March 17: Spaghetti supper, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., town hall. Benefits Derwin Nile and Gail Currier. Adults, $5; children, $3.

Jay, Saturday, March 17: St. Patrick’s Day dinner and dance, Frank L. Mitchell VFW Post 3335, 64 Jewell St. Ham and cabbage dinner, 6 to 7 p.m., followed by dance to music by band Forefront, 8 p.m. to midnight. Tickets, $10 a person at the post or at the door. Proceeds to benefit veterans participating in the VFW Department of Maine bowling tournament in Augusta. FMI: post, 897-5112; VFW President Lynn Dunton, 897-2640.

Jay, Saturday, March 17: Benefit bean supper, 4:30 to 6 p.m., St. Rose Hall. Sponsored by Daughters of Isabella Circle 677. Adults, $5; children under 12, $3.

Jay, Saturday, March 17: St. Patrick’s Day pancake breakfast, 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., VFW Hall, corner of Jewell Street, Franklin Road. Adults, $5; Children under 10, $3. Hosted by Franklin County Democrats.

Wilton, Saturday, March 17: St. Patrick’s Day open house, 3 to 5 p.m., Wilton Free Public Library. Fiddle and guitar music, refreshments and readings.

Wilton, Saturday, March 17: Book sale, Public Library, Nichol’s Building, Weld Road.

Farmington, Sunday, March 18: Franklin County Fiddlers, 2 to 4 p.m., Farmington Legion Hall, 38 High St. Donations benefit Fiddlers’ trip to Ireland. FMI: Katie, 778-4720.

Farmington, Monday, March 19: SAD 9 “Music in Our Schools” concert series, Band-a-Rama, Mt. Blue High School gym, 129 Seamon Road. Ice cream follows in cafeteria. Proceeds go to the scholarship fund. FMI: Carol, 778-3561.

Farmington, Wednesday, March 21: Loaves and fishes lunch, 11:30 to 12:30, Trinity United Methodist church, Route 2. Freewill donation to help people in need.

Carthage, Thursday, March 22: Singer-songwriter Teresa Doyle, 7 p.m., Skye Theater, 2 Highland Drive. $10. Sponsored by New England Celtic Arts. FMI: 562-4445; http://www.necelticarts.com.

Farmington, Thursday, March 22: SAD 9 “Music in Our Schools” concert series, string celebration, Mt. Blue High School gym, 129 Seamon Road. Ice cream sale follows in cafeteria. Proceeds go to the scholarship fund. FMI: Carol, 778-3561.

Wilton, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, March 22, 23, 24: Sportsman Show and Book Sale, Public Library, Nichol’s Building, Weld Road. Books sold by donation.

Farmington, Friday, March 23: The Price is Right, 7 p.m., Mt. Blue High School Auditorium. Sponsored by Farmington Rotary. Tickets $8 in advance; $10 at the door. FMI: Clayton King, 778-3375.

Farmington, Friday, March 23: Dinner theater, 7 p.m., Mt. Blue Middle School café. $10. Benefits One-Act Theater and Show Choir State Festival competitions. Door prizes. FMI: Jim Perkins or Kim Fast, 778-3511, or Lisa Rackliff at 645-3816.

Farmington, Saturday, March 24: Dinner theater, 4 and 7 p.m., Mt. Blue Middle School café. $10. Benefits One-Act Theater and Show Choir State Festival competitions. Door prizes. FMI: Jim Perkins or Kim Fast, 778-3511, or Lisa Rackliff at 645-3816.

Livermore, Saturday and Sunday, March 24, 25: Maine Maple Syrup Days, Washburn-Norlands Living History Center, 290 Norlands Road. All you can eat pancake breakfast, adults, $5; children, $3.50. Wagon rides, maple syrup demonstrations, $1.

Livermore Falls, Saturday, March 24: Baked bean and casserole supper, American Legion, 17 Reynolds Ave., 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Take out meals within five mile. FMI: 897-5676

New Sharon, Saturday, March 24: Bean supper, 5 to 6:30 p.m., by United Methodist Church Woman’s Society. Adults, $7; children 12 and under, $2. Proceeds to help pay church expenses.

Jay, Saturday, March 25: Scrapbook and rubber stamp workshop, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Middle School, $20. To register call 897-4319.

Jay, Monday, March 26: American Red Cross blood drive, 9 a.m. to 2:15 p.m., Jay High School, 4 School St.

Farmington, Wednesday, March 28: Loaves and fishes lunch, 11:30 to 12:30, Trinity United Methodist church, Route 2. Freewill donation to help people in need.

Fairbanks, Saturday, March 31: Chinese auction, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Fairbanks Church, Route 4. New and used items, antiques, collectibles; lunch available. FMI: Patty Jacobs, 778-4272.

Farmington, Saturday, March 31: Auction, Mt. Blue Middle School; by Franklin County Soil & Water Conservation District. Doors open, 5:15 p.m.; bidding starts 6 p.m. FMI: 778-4279.

Farmington, Saturday, March 31: Mystery dinner theater, 6 p.m., Franklin Memorial Hospital Bass Room. Benefits United Way. “Zelda and Zoe’s Spirits of Suspicion” by Mystery for Hire. Silent auction. $34. Limited seating; reserve by Friday, March 23. FMI and tickets: Nancy Morgan, 778-5048; [email protected]

Wilton, Saturday, March 31: Craft fair and book sale, Public Library, Nichol’s Building, Weld Road. Books sold by donation.

Farmington, Tuesday, April 3: Job fair, 8 a.m., UMF Olsen student center. Representative from Enterprise Rent-a-Car will conduct interviews for entry level management trainee program. Register at March 15 career fair. FMI: [email protected] or 778-7029.

Farmington, Sunday, April 8: Easter service and breakfast, 7:30 a.m., Masonic Hall, Main Street. Hosted by Pilgrim Commandery 19 Knights Templar. Sir knights, Masons invited to attend with sons, grandsons. Donations accepted for breakfast. FMI: S.C. Ross, 778-2809.

Farmington, Saturday, April 14: Contradance with North Star Sisters, 8 to 11 p.m., Farmington Grange, Bridge Street, Route 43. John McIntire calling. 7:30 p.m., beginner/brush-up lesson. $6 admission, $15 family. No partner necessary. FMI: 397-2241; [email protected]; www.starleft.org.

Oxford Hills area

Bryant Pond, Thursday, March 15: Discussion on “Yeh, Yeh’s House” 1:30 p.m., Whitman Memorial Library. Bob and Cil Rice, who have traveled to China, will lead the discussion. Free and open to the public.

Paris, Thursday, March 15: Luncheon, noon to 1 p.m., Deering Memorial United Methodist Church. Donation, $5. FMI: 743-6782.

Paris, Thursday, March 15: Story time for preschoolers, 10 a.m., Paris Public Library. FMI: 743-6994.

Waterford, Thursday, March 15: Pot luck supper, 6 p.m. Plummer Hill Road. Hosted by Donna and Tony Butterall.

Norway, Friday, March 16: Baby Boosters will provide children under 2 years old and their parents or other caregivers with rhymes, finger plays, songs, stories and other activities, 10:30 a.m., Norway Memorial Library. FMI: 743-5308.

Norway, Friday, March 16: New England boiled dinner, 5 to 6:30 p.m., Second Congregational Church, 205 Main St. Adults $7.50, children under 10, $3.50. FMI: 743-2290, 9 to 12 a.m., Monday through Friday.

Oxford, Friday, March 16: St. Patrick’s Day dance with “Trailer Trash,” 6 to 9 p.m., Oxford Station Recreation Building. Admission: $3. Refreshments, door prizes, games, contests, and scavenger hunt. Dress in green and gold. Sponsored by Momentum Inc. of Casco. FMI: 627-2267.

Sumner, Friday, March 16: St. Patrick’s potluck supper, 5:30 p.m., Congregational Church of East Sumner.

Sumner, Friday, March 16: Ti’Acadie concert and contra dance, 6:30 p.m., Hartford-Sumner Elementary School. Adults, $2; under 18, free. Benefits Nezinscot Valley Music Boosters. FMI: 388-2667.

Harrison, Saturday, March 17: Battle of the Bands, 4 to 10 p.m., VFW Post 9328, Waterford Road, Route 35. Free.

Mechanic Falls, Saturday, March 17: Corned beef and ham boiled dinner, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., American Legion Post 150. Adults, $6; seniors, $5; children under 12, $3. Sponsored by ladies auxiliary.

Oxford, Saturday March 17: St. Patrick’s Day supper, 4:30 to 6 p.m., Congregational Church, King Street. Adults, $7; children 5-10, $4; under 5, free. Benefits youth group’s June Boston trip. Music by Skip Foley.

Paris, Saturday, March 17: Vera Bradley Preview Tea, 1 to 3 p.m., Garden Gift Shop, McLaughlin Garden, 97 Main St. Free. Refreshments provided.

Paris, Saturday, March 17: St. Patrick supper and dance, Legion Hall, Church Street. Corned beef supper, 5 to 6 p.m.; dance, 6:30 to 9:30. Music by Country Lads. Supper and dance, $10; supper only, $7; dance only, $5. Benefits area veterans.

Paris, Saturday, March 17: Stand for Peace candlelight vigil, 7 to 8 p.m., Moore Park.

Greenwood, Sunday, March 18: Basket bingo, doors open 11 a.m., begins 1 p.m., Locke Mills Legion Hall, Gore Road. Sponsored by Friends of Telstar; benefits Telstar students/senior scholarships. $10 a sheet with 16 games, $5 for 2 blackout games. Consolation prizes, 50/50, basket raffles, food and drinks. FMI: Susan 824-3336, Brenda 824-2288 or e-mail [email protected]

Newry, Sunday, March 18: Sunday River Christian Ministry special service, 10:30 a.m., “Upper Room,” River House, South Ridge base lodge area. Features Mark Finks, leader of State Street Traditional Jazz Band of Portland. Donations benefit Habitat for Humanity. FMI: Alice Strait, 836-2337.

Paris, Wednesday, March 21: Lecture, “Day Lilies,” 4 p.m., McLaughlin Garden, 97 Main St. Lecture on day lilies and no-till gardening.

Bridgton, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, March 22, 23, 24, 25: Lake Region High School Drama Club musical production “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum.” March 22, 23, 24 at 7 p.m.; March 24, 25 at 2 p.m. Tickets: Hayes True Value, Bridgton; Krainin Real Estate offices in Bridgton, Naples and Raymond; Lake Region High School. FMI: LRHS, 693-6221 ext. 285.

Paris, Friday, March 23: Concert featuring “Meant To Be” quartet, 7 p.m., Deering Memorial United Methodist Church. Tickets at door or Books ‘n Things, Norway. $5 seniors and children under 12, $6 adults. Benefits the Tower fund.

Bethel, Sunday, March 25: Bethel Rotary Club breakfast, 7:30 to 11 a.m., Gould Academy’s Ordway Dining Hall, Church Street, Bethel. Adults, $6; under 12, $3. All you can eat buffet benefits community projects, scholarships.

Norway, Tuesday, March 27: American Red Cross blood drive, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Stephens Memorial Hospital, 18 Main St.

Bridgton, Wednesday, March 28: American Red Cross blood drive, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Bridgton Academy, Route 37 Box 292.

Paris, Wednesday, March 28: Cabin Fever Concert Series, “Audiologic,” 6 to 8 p.m., Paris Fire Hall, Western Avenue. Sponsored by Paris Parks and Recreation. Free. FMI: 743-2501.

Bridgton, Thursday, March 29: American Red Cross blood drive, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Bridgton Hospital, South High Street.

River Valley area

Rumford, Saturday, March 17: Public supper, 5 to 6 p.m., and dancing, 8 p.m. to midnight, Snowshoe Club, Waldo Street.

Rumford, Saturday, March 17: St. Patty’s Day at Black Mountain, Greg Waite Memorial Race begins at 4 p.m., $5 ski pass from 3 to 9 p.m., boiled dinner is $8, music from 8 p.m. to midnight, $5 cover charge. FMI 364-8977.

Rumford, Saturday, March 17: St. Patrick’s Day dance, 8 to midnight, American Legion Hall, Congress Street. Music by Billy Scott and Kevin Libby. Admission by donation to the American Legion baseball program.

Rumford, Saturday, March 17: St. Patrick’s Day benefit for Dave Fitzpatrick, 5 p.m. dinner, 7 to 11 p.m. karaoke, Rumford Lodge of Elks 862, River Street. $5 at the door.

Greenwood, Sunday, March 18: Basket bingo, doors open 11 a.m., begins 1 p.m., Locke Mills Legion Hall, Gore Road. Sponsored by Friends of Telstar to benefit Telstar students/senior scholarships. $10 a sheet with 16 games, $5 for two blackout games. FMI: Susan 824-3336, Brenda 824-2288 or e-mail [email protected]

Rumford, Sunday, March 18: St. Patrick’s Day dinner, noon to 1:30 p.m., Grange 115, Route 2. Corned beef and cabbage. Adults, $7; under 12, $3.50; take-out available. FMI: 364-2129.

Lewiston, Monday, March 19: Singapore poet Kirpal Singh, 6:45 to 7:45 p.m., University of Southern Maine, Lewiston-Auburn campus, Room 170, 51 Westminster St. Sponsored by L-A Student Government Associations. FMI: Jan Hitchcock, 753-6506; 753-6500.

Mexico, Tuesday, March 20: Preschool Story and Craft Hour for children ages 2-5, 10 a.m., public library.

Rumford, Friday, March 23: 1939 comedy-drama, “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington,” 7 p.m., Public Library. Refreshments. Free.

Lewiston area

Auburn, Thursday, March 15: Baby’s night out, 6 to 6:20 p.m., public library.

Auburn, Thursday, March 15: Military records research for genealogy, 6 p.m., public library. Advance registration, 333-6640.

Lewiston, Thursday, March 15: American Red Cross blood drive, noon to 7 p.m., Central Maine Medical Center, 300 Main St.

Lewiston, Thursday, March 15: Dancing with Countryside Dancers, 7 p.m., Central Hall, 191 Lisbon St. Entrance, 4th level, Centreville Garage.

Lewiston, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, March 16, 17, 18: “The Contrast” an American comedy of manners; Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m.; Bates College Gannett Theater, Pettigrew Hall, 2 Andrews Road, $6; Bates faculty, staff, senior citizens and non-Bates students, $3. FMI: 786-6161 or https://transact.bates.edu/boxoffice/.

Lisbon, Friday, March 16: Auxiliary Post 9459 supper, 5:30-7 p.m., Route 196. Adults $6, children $3. FMI: 353-5291 after 4 p.m.

Lisbon, Friday, March 16: Lobster roll dinner, Post 158, Webster Street. Adults, $6; children under 12 $5. FMI: 353-9570 after 5 p.m.

Sabattus, Friday, March 16: Buffet supper, 4:30 to 6 p.m., Jillson’s, Jordan Bridge Road. Tickets: $5 in advance at Dominican Sisters convent, 61 Lisbon Road or $6 at door. Benefits Loaves and Fishes and the local food pantry. FMI: Ellie Brown, 375-4747.

Auburn, Saturday, March 17: Stories with Judy D’Amour, 10 a.m., public library. Bring favorite stuffed animal. FMI: 333-6640.

Auburn, Saturday, March 17: Bean and casserole supper, 5 p.m., United Methodist Church, 439 Park Ave. Adults, $6; children 6 to 10, $3; 5 and under, free. Last supper until September.

Auburn, Saturday, March 17: Corned beef and cabbage supper, 4:30 to 6:30, New Auburn American Legion Post 153, 71 South Main St. Benefit dance follows at 8 p.m. FMI: 782-1118.

Auburn, Saturday, March 17: Coach’s Benefit Game for the Hemond Family Fund, 8:45 p.m., Ingersol Arena, Pettengill Park. Sponsored by Auburn Youth Hockey to benefit Mike Hemond of Minot, who is receiving treatment for a rare form of cancer. Raffles, concessions. Donations may be sent to Auburn Youth Hockey, PO Box 1505, Auburn, ME 04211-1505, payable to Mike Hemond.

Lewiston, Saturday, March 17: Baked bean supper, 4 to 5:30 p.m., First United Pentecostal Church, 715 College St. Adults, $6; children under 10, $3. FMI: 784-9711.

Lewiston, Saturday, March 17: St. Patrick’s dinner dance, KC hall, 150 East Ave. Social hour, 6 p.m.; dinner, 7 p.m.; dance, 8 to 11 p.m. Entertainment by Vintage. $15 per person; must be purchased by Tuesday, March 13. FMI and tickets, Leo Baillargeon, 784-0389; Rick Mercier, 783-7560.

Lewiston, Saturday, March 17: CMMC spring gala, Kora Shrine Temple. Benefits CMMC Nurses Continuing Education Endowment Fund. FMI: CMMC development office, 795-2957.

Lisbon, Saturday, March 17: POW/MIA benefit supper, 5:30-7 p.m., Route 196. Adults $6, children $3. FMI: 353-2152.

Lisbon, Saturday, March 17: Dance, 8 p.m. to midnight, American Legion Post 158, Webster Street. DJ Sparky, 50/50; door prizes; light lunch. FMI: 353-9570 after 5 p.m.

Mechanic Falls, March 17: Magic show by “The Amazing Lou” 11:30 a.m. Elm Street School. Adults $5, Under 12 $2, family pass $12.

Mechanic Falls, Saturday, March 17: Boiled dinner, American Legion Post 150 Ladies Auxiliary, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., adults, $6; seniors, $5; children under 12, $3.

New Gloucester, Saturday, March 17: Bean supper, 5 to 6 p.m., AMVETS Post 6. Adults, $6; under 12, $2; under 6, free.

Poland, Saturday, March 17: Scrapbooking day, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Bruce M. Whittier Middle School. $25 registration fee includes lunch. Proceeds benefit school field trips, activities. FMI: Shawn, 998-5400, ext. 204.

Sabattus, Saturday, March 17: Bean and casserole supper, 4:30 to 6 p.m., American Legion Post 135, Island Road. Adults, $6; under 10, $3.

Wales, Saturday, March 17: Baked beans and lasagna supper, 5 to 6 p.m., Wales Youth Center, Route 132. Benefits Wales Presbyterian Church budget. FMI: Alice, 375-8382; Marilyn, 375-6604.

Lewiston, Sunday, March 18: American Red Cross blood drive, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Holy Family church, 607 Sabattus St.

Lewiston, Monday, March 19: Preschool Storytime, Public Library, 10 a.m., 200 Lisbon St. FMI: 784-0135, ext. 4.

Lewiston, Monday, March 19: Kids Cooking Club, Public Library, 4 p.m., 200 Lisbon Street. FMI: 784-0135, ext. 4.

Auburn, Tuesday and Wednesday, March 20, 21: Auditions for “Hidden: A Gender,” First Universalist Church vestry, 5 to 8 p.m. FMI: Araminta Matthews, [email protected], 783-2735.

Lewiston, Tuesday, March 20: Preschool Storytime, Public Library, 10 a.m., 200 Lisbon St. FMI: 784-0135, ext. 4.

Lewiston, Tuesday, March 20: Book Buddies, Public Library, 3:30 p.m., 200 Lisbon St. FMI: 784-0135, ext. 4.

Lewiston, Tuesday, March 20: American Red Cross blood drive, noon to 7 p.m., Central Maine Medical Center, 300 Main St.

Lewiston, Tuesday, March 20: Talk and book-signing by George Melvin on his newly published “Trackside Grand Trunk New England Lines,” 7 p.m., Callahan Hall, Public Library, 200 Lisbon St. Free. FMI: 784-0135, ext. 210 or [email protected]

Auburn, Wednesday, March 21: Preschool story program, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m., public library.

Auburn, Wednesday, March 21: Teen Anime drawing club, 3 p.m., public library. Free food.

Lewiston, Wednesday, March 21: American Red Cross blood drive, noon to 7 p.m., Central Maine Medical Center, 300 Main St.

Lewiston, Wednesday, March 21: Spaghetti supper, 4 to 6 p.m., Holy Cross Church Hall, 1080 Lisbon St. Sponsored by Holy Cross Knights of Columbus Council and Walton School PTO. Adults, $5; 12 and under, $3. Benefit Jillian Dumais. Raffles and prizes. FMI: 782-1845, 777-7205.

Greene, Thursday and Friday, March 22, 23: Photographer and film maker Bob DeLoss narrates his film “Tanzania Safari,” Thursday, 7 p.m. and Friday, 2 and 7 p.m., Araxine Wilkins Sawyer Memorial, 371 Sawyer Road. Free; doors open an hour before show. FMI: 946-5311; http://ourworld.cs.com/sawyerfoundation.

Lewiston, Thursday, March 22: Dancing with Countryside Dancers, 7 p.m., Central Hall, 191 Lisbon St. Entrance, 4th level, Centreville Garage.

Lewiston, Thursday, March 22: American Red Cross blood drive, noon to 7 p.m., Central Maine Medical Center, 300 Main St.

Lewiston, Thursday, March 22: Toy Library and Peek-A-Boo Puppet Theatre presents Chaplain Dan Mathieu and Sparky the Fire Dog, 9:30 a.m., New Life Community Center, 134 College St.

Lewiston, Thursday, March 22: Teach-in for peace and action, 2:45-6:30 p.m., USM Lewiston-Auburn campus. FMI: 753-6500.

Lewiston, Thursday, March 22: Steve Wessler speaks about “Lewiston-Auburn Community Dialogue Project,” 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Chamber conference room, Business Service Center, 415 Lisbon St., no charge for members; non-members, $5. Pre-registration required by March 16. FMI: Rick Speer, 784-0135, ext.208, or Rob Callahan, 795-4141, or Dagmar Jenison [email protected]

Lisbon, Friday, March 23: Corned beef and cabbage supper, 5 to 6 p.m., American Legion Post 158, 10 Webster St. Sponsored by ladies auxiliary.

Turner, Friday, March 23: North Turner Presbyterian Church annual Mud Supper, 5 to 7 p.m., GAR Hall, Route 219. To celebrate Maine’s fifth season: mud. Freewill donation.

Auburn, Saturday, March 24: Baked bean supper, 4:30 to 6 p.m., Sixth Street Congregational Church, 109 Sixth St. Adults, $5; Children 5 to 12, $3; Under 5, free. FMI: Betty, 784-9485.

Gray, Saturday, March 24: Baked bean and casserole supper, 5 p.m., First Congregational Church, Route 115. Adults, $6; children under 12, $2. Handicap accessible. FMI: 657-4279 or, day of supper, 657-3279.

Lisbon Falls, Saturday, March 24: Baked bean and ham supper, 5 to 6:30 p.m., Lisbon Methodist Church, School St. Sponsored by Methodist Women. Adults, $6; children, $2. FMI: 353-8951.

New Gloucester, Saturday, March 24: American Red Cross blood drive, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Masonic Hall, Route 100.

Poland, Saturday, March 24: Easter Bunny Fair, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Poland Community Church, Maine Street. Benefits Tri-Town Food Bank.

Pownal, Saturday, March 24: Spaghetti supper and auction, 5 p.m., North Pownal United Methodist Church, 851 Lawrence Road. Adults, $5; Children, $2.50; Under 3 free. FMI Kim: 865-3517

Auburn, Sunday, March 25: Breakfast, 8 to 10 a.m., VFW Post 1603, 588 Minot Ave.. $3.50/$4.50. Benefits Operation Uplink phone cards for troops. FMI: 784-6883.

Lewiston, Monday, March 26: Preschool Storytime, Public Library, 10 a.m., 200 Lisbon St. FMI: 784-0135, ext. 4.

Lewiston, Monday, March 26: Kids Cooking Club, Public Library, 4 p.m., 200 Lisbon St. FMI: 784-0135, ext. 4.

Lewiston, Tuesday, March 27: Preschool Storytime, Public Library, 10 a.m., 200 Lisbon St. FMI: 784-0135, ext. 4.

Lewiston, Tuesday, March 27: Book Buddies, Public Library, 3:30 p.m., 200 Lisbon St. FMI: 784-0135, ext. 4.

Lewiston, Tuesday, March 27: American Red Cross blood drive, noon to 7 p.m., Central Maine Medical Center, 300 Main St.

Auburn, Wednesday, March 28: Preschool story program, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m., public library.

Lewiston, Wednesday, March 28: American Red Cross blood drive, noon to 7 p.m., Central Maine Medical Center, 300 Main St.

Readfield, Wednesday, March 28: American Red Cross blood drive, 12:30 to 6 p.m., Maranacook Community School, Route 17.

Lewiston, Thursday, March 29: American Red Cross blood drive, noon to 7 p.m., Central Maine Medical Center, 300 Main St.

Lewiston, Thursday, March 29: Dancing with Countryside Dancers, 7 p.m., Central Hall, 191 Lisbon St. Entrance, 4th level, Centreville Garage.

Auburn, Saturday, March 31: Learn to juggle, 10 to 11:15 a.m., public library, kids 9 and older. Limited space. To register, 333-6640.

Lewiston, Saturday, March 31: Msgr. Thomas H. Wallace Assembly 0338 125 Club dinner dance, KC hall, 150 East Ave. Cash prizes. Social hour, 6 p.m.; dinner, 7 p.m.; dance, 8 to 11 p.m. Entertainment by Vintage. FMI and tickets, Leo Baillargeon, 784-0389, no later than Monday, March 26.

Sabattus, Sunday, April 1: Buffet breakfast, 7 to 10 a.m., American Legion Post 135, Island Road. Adults, $6; under 10, $3.

Turner, Sunday, April 1: Basket bingo, 11:30 a.m. Boofy Quimby Memorial Center, Route 219. $20 for 20 games. Benefits Turner Community Playground. FMI: Lori Marschall, 224-8264 or Tina Nadeau, 225-5690.

Auburn, Saturday, April 7: Schooner Fare, 7 p.m., Court Street Baptist Church. Adults, $15; under 12, $10. Tickets: Plantasia, 144 Main St., Auburn; Carroll’s Music Center, 160 Canal St., Lewiston; or, 740-2913. Presented by Robustelli, Rotz and Soucy, PA; Benefits Odd Fellows and Rebekahs Home of Maine.

Auburn, Saturday, April 7: Open house, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Central Maine Community College, 1250 Turner St. Tour campus; learn about financial aid options; explore programs. Refreshments, door prizes. Free. FMI: (207) 755-5273; (800) 891-2002; www.cmcc.edu.

Lewiston, Saturday, April 14: Bean supper, 4 to 6 p.m., Holy Cross Church Hall, 1080 Lisbon St. Adults, $6; children under 12, $3. Hosted by Holy Cross K of C. FMI: Dan Leclair, 240-3537.

Poland, Sunday, April 15: Smothered beef dinner, Excelsior Grange, 446 Harris Hill Road. Benefits Mechanic Falls Library.

Sabattus, Saturday, April 21: Bean and casserole supper, 4:30 to 6 p.m., American Legion Post 135, Island Road. Adults, $6; under 10, $3.

Auburn, Friday and Saturday, June 15, 16: Relay For Life of Androscoggin County, Edward Little High School track FMI: American Cancer Society at 1-800-ACS-2345 or online at www.cancer.org.


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