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, July 6: Glory Bound (Terry Moore) Concert, 6 to 8 p.m., Livermore Falls Gazebo, downtown.
Livermore Falls, Monday, July 6: Blackwood Brothers Quartet concert, 7 p.m., First Baptist Church, 25 Church St. Love offering. Refreshments.
Livermore, Tuesday and Thursday, July 7 and 9: Living History Tours, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Washburn Norlands Living History Center, 290 Norlands Road. $10, 12 and under $6. Every Tuesday and Thursday in July and August. FMI: 897-4366.
Livermore Falls, Tuesday, July 7: Silver & Gold Concert, 6 to 8 p.m., Livermore Falls Gazebo, downtown.
Phillips, Tuesday, July 7: American Red Cross blood drive, 2-6:30 p.m., American Legion, 15 Depot Road.
Livermore Falls, Wednesday, July 8: Stained Glass concert, 6-8 p.m., Gazebo, downtown.
Livermore Falls, Thursday, July 9: Nickles & Dimes Concert, 6 to 8 p.m., Livermore Falls Gazebo, downtown.
Oxford Hills area
Norway, through Wednesday, July 8: His Place Teen Center Big 4th of July Yard Sale, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, Rte. 26 (next to the fish market). The Alpha & Omega Thrift Shop will also be having a sale on the same days, 39 Brown Street, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. If you have any items you would like to donate, please contact Bert Rugg at 515-3000 or 743-9503. Proceeds benefit His Place Teen Center.
Fryeburg, Tuesday, July 7: Concert Supper, 5 p.m., Fryeburg New Church, 12 Oxford St. Adults $7, children $4. Concert follows a Bradley Park at 7 p.m. FMI: Sally, 935-2546.
Harrison, Tuesday, July 7: American Red Cross blood drive, 1-7 p.m., United Parish Congregational, Main Street.
Norway, Tuesday, July 7: Reading program for grades 1-6: mural
painting with Nikki Millonzi, 2-3 p.m., Memorial Library, 258 Main St. FMI: 743-5308 or www.norway.lib.me.us.
Otisfield, Tuesday, July 7: Otisfield Food Pantry Open, 10 a.m. to noon, Spurrs Corner Church, Rte. 121. FMI: 583-4780, 627-4329.
Oxford, Tuesday, July 7: The 195th Army National Guard Bank performs as a “Concert in the Park”, 6:30 p.m., The Anderson-Staples American Legion Post 112, Rte. 121 and Skeetfield Road. Rain or shine. Refreshments available. FMI: Ted Heidrich, 539-4102.
North Waterford, Tuesday, July 7: Public Supper, 5 to 6:30 p.m., North Waterford Congregational Church, 5 Kezars Road (off routes 35 and 37, opposite Melby’s Market). Cost: Adults $7, children under 12 $3.50.
Harrison, Wednesday through Saturday, July 8-11: Old Home Days, daily, various locations. Pick up events brochure at local businesses.
Bethel, Wednesday, July 8: American Red Cross blood drive, 2-7 p.m., Telstar High School, 284 Walkers Mills Road.
Bridgton, Wednesday, July 8: Brown Bag Lunch: Rain Forest Tribe with Carol Madsen, 12-1 p.m., Municipal complex basement. Free. FMI: George Bradt 647-2389.
Bridgton, Wednesday, July 8: Brown Bag Lunch with speaker Carol Madsen, founder of the Alliance Exchange, noon to 1 p.m., basement of Bridgton’s Municipal Complex, corner of Iredale and Chase Streets, downtown. Free, handicap accessible. Always an opportunity for audience members to ask questions.
Paris, Wednesday, July 8: Rick Adam and Red’s Recycle-O-Rama, 10 a.m. Moore Park. Free. Rain location Fire Station, Western Ave.
Paris, Wednesday, July 8: Dave Rowe Trio, 6 p.m., Moore Park. Free. Rain location Fire Station, Western Ave.
Paris, Wednesday, July 8: Banjo Club concert, 7 p.m., Memorial United Methodist Church, corner of Main and Church Streets. $8, seniors $6, under 12 free. Benefits restoration of the tower on the church. Parking behind Library. FMI: 743-9792.
River Valley area
Bethel, Wednesday, July 8: American Red Cross blood drive, 2-7 p.m., Telstar High School, 284 Walkers Mills Road.
Canton, Saturday, July 11: Chicken Pie Supper, 5 p.m., Ponemah Rebekah Lodge Hall. Cost: Adults $7, under 12 $5. Take-outs available.
Rumford, Saturday, July 11: Classic car and motorcycle display, 12-4 p.m., Eagles Aerie #1248. Music with Noel & Don at 1 p.m. Benefits Maine breast cancer patients. FMI: Matt 364-8063 or 513-2253.
Rumford, Saturday, July 11: Sock Hop with State Eagles DJ John Huard, 8
p.m. to midnight, Eagles Aerie #1248. $5. Raffles, 50/50. Tickets at
Hannaford and Eagles Club. FMI: Matt 364-8063 or 513-2253.
Dixfield, Sunday, July 12: Cribbage tournament, 12 p.m., American
Legion Swasey-Torrey Post 100. $8. Open to public. Lunch available.
Lewiston area
Lewiston, Monday, July 6: Kids’ Cooking Club, 4
p.m., Lewiston Public Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Ages 7 to
14. Attendance limited to 8, call to make a reservation. FMI: 513-3133,
[email protected], www.lplonline.org/kids.
Lewiston, Monday, July 6: All-ages Storytime, 6:30 p.m., Lewiston
Public Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. FMI:513-3133,
[email protected], www.lplonline.org/kids.
Lewiston, Monday, July 6: Art Fun, 10:30 a.m., Lewiston Public
Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Space is limited, call the
library to reserve a spot. FMI:513-3133, [email protected],
www.lplonline.org/kids.
Lewiston, Monday, July 6: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Central Maine Medical Center, 300 Main St.
Auburn, Tuesday, July 7: Preschool story time, 10 a.m, Library, 49
Spring St. FMI: 333-6640 ext. 3 or www.auburnpubliclibrary.org.
Lewiston, Tuesday, July 7: American Red Cross Blood Drive, noon to 7 p.m., Central Maine Medical Center, 300 Main St.
Lewiston, Tuesday, July 7: Preschool Storytime, 10 a.m., Lewiston
Public Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Ages 2 1/2 to 5.
FMI:513-3133, [email protected], www.lplonline.org/kids.
Auburn, Wednesday, July 8: Auburn Community Band: “Music from Around
the World”, 7-8:15 p.m., Festival Plaza, Main St. Free. Bring chair.
Rain location Hilton Garden Inn. FMI: 333-6601 ext. 2108 or
www.auburncommunityband.com.
Casco, Wednesday, July 8: American Red Cross blood drive, 1-7 p.m., Casco Fire and Rescue, Route 121.
Lewiston, Wednesday, July 8: Computer lab for senior citizens, 1-3 p.m., Library, 200 Lisbon St. Free.
Lewiston, Wednesday, July 8: American Red Cross blood drive, 1-7 p.m., Central Maine Medical Center, 300 Main St.
Auburn,
Thursday, July 9: Scrapbooking Workshop, 9:30 to 10:15 a.m., Auburn
Public Library, 49 Spring St. Kids in grades two through six. Bring
several photos or magazine pictures that illustrate something about
you. Other materials provided. Registration is required. FMI and to
register: 333-6640 ext. 3, www.auburnpubliclibrary.org.
Auburn, Thursday, July 9: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Auburn Mall, 550 Center St.
Lewiston, Thursday, July 9: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Central Maine Medical Center, 300 Main St.
Lewiston, Thursday, July 9: Children’s Performer Marcus Gale, 10
a.m., Callahan Hall, Lewiston Public Library, 200 Lisbon St. Free. FMI:
513-3133.
Lewiston, Thursday, July 9: Marcus Gale concert, 10 a.m., Lewiston
Public Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Free. Those with tickets
will be seated first. Pick up free tickets in the Children’s Room. FMI:
513-3133, [email protected], www.lplonline.org/kids.
Auburn, Friday, July 10: Barbecue fundraiser, 4-8 p.m., Christ
Temple Church of God in Christ, Route 4. Hamburger or hot dog $5,
chicken or rib $7.50. Benefits building repair. FMI: 782-4527.
Lewiston, Friday, July 10: Babytime Storytime, 10 a.m., Lewiston
Public Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Ages 0 to 2 1/2.
FMI:513-3133, [email protected], www.lplonline.org/kids.
Lewiston, Friday and Saturday, July 10 and 11: The play “The
Dastardky Doctor Devereaux”, 8 p.m., Franco-American Heritage Center,
Oxford Street. Tickets: $10 each, $8 for a group of 4 or more. Can be
purchased at the St. Mary’s Gift Shop, the Franco-American Heritage
Center (at the door), or by phone at 777-8717. Proceeds from the shows
benefit the Marguerite d’Youville Fund for the Needy at St. Mary’s
Health System.
Lisbon, Friday, July 10: Public Supper, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Lisbon VFW
Post 9459. Make your own italians. Cost: $6, under 10 $3. FMI: 353-2152.
Sabattus, Friday and Saturday, July 10-11: Garage sale, 9 a.m. to 1
p.m., Dominican Convent, 61 Lisbon Road. Benefits Loaves & Fishes.
FMI: Kathy 375-8399.
Auburn, Saturday, July 11: Barbecue fundraiser, 12-8 p.m., Christ
Temple Church of God in Christ, Route 4. Hamburger or hot dog $5,
chicken or rib $7.50. Benefits building repair. FMI: 782-4527.
Casco, Saturday, July 11: Flea market and auction, 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Casco Village Church, UCC, Rt. 121. Rain date July 18.
Gray, Saturday, July 11: Summer Wildlife Days: Wear Your PJ’s Night,
7:30-9:30 p.m., Maine Wildlife Park, Route 26. Regular admission. FMI:
657-4977 or www.mainewildlifepark.com.
Lisbon Falls, Saturday, July 11: “Moxie Days,” Holy Trinity Parish
bake sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Maine Art Glass Studio’s driveway. Slovak
and home baked goods.
New Gloucester, Saturday, July 11: Guided hikes through the fields,
woods, lake and old mill stream, offered twice on the 11th, Sabbathday
Lake Shaker Village, Rte. 26. Fee: Adults $5; special rates for
children. FMI and for times: 926-4597, www.shaker.lib.me.us.
New Gloucester, Saturday, July 11: Intermediate woodcarvers are
invited to learn how to carve a hobo in the round at a workshop, 9 a.m.
to 4 p.m., Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, Rte. 26. Fee: $35. Special
tools required. FMI: 926-4597, www.shaker.lib.me.us.
New Gloucester, Saturday, July 11: Two sessions offered for people
interested in learning how to make through dovetails, times given when
you register, Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, Rte. 26. Chris
Becksvoort, master craftsman, will be the instructor. Fee: $30.
Pre-register. Special tools required. Materials supplied. FMI and to
register: 926-4597, www.shaker.lib.me.us.
Auburn, Sunday, July 12: Breakfast, 7:30-10:30 a.m., VFW Post 1603
Motorcycle Riders Group, 588 Minot Ave. $5. Benefits disabled veterans.
FMI: 837-2666.
Durham, Sunday, July 12: Chief Worumbo Androscoggin River Race, 11
a.m., registration 9 a.m., Boat Launch, Route 136. $15 before July 6,
$18 after. FMI: 783-3771 or www.androscogginlandtrust.org.
Lewiston, Sunday, July 12: Dance with music by Clary Hill, 7 p.m., Knights of Columbus, 150 East Ave. $8. FMI: 784-0389.
Lewiston, Sunday, July 12: The play “The Dastardky Doctor
Devereaux”, 12:30 p.m., Franco-American Heritage Center, Oxford Street.
Tickets: $10 each, $8 for a group of 4 or more. Can be purchased at the
St. Mary’s Gift Shop, the Franco-American Heritage Center (at the
door), or by phone at 777-8717. Proceeds from the shows benefit the
Marguerite d’Youville Fund for the Needy at St. Mary’s Health System.
Lewiston, Monday, July 13: All-ages Storytime, 6:30 p.m., Lewiston
Public Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. FMI:513-3133,
[email protected], www.lplonline.org/kids.
Lewiston, Monday, July 13: Art Fun, 10:30 a.m., Lewiston Public
Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Space is limited, call the
library to reserve a spot. FMI:513-3133, [email protected],
www.lplonline.org/kids.
Lewiston, Monday, July 13: Kids’ Cooking Club, 4 p.m., Lewiston
Public Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Ages 7 to 14. Attendance
limited to 8, call to make a reservation. FMI:513-3133,
[email protected], www.lplonline.org/kids.
Lewiston, Monday, July 13: American Red Cross blood drive, 1-6 p.m., Knights of Columbus, 150 East Ave.
Auburn,
Tuesday, July 14: Preschool Stories, 10 a.m., Auburn Public Library, 49
Spring St. FMI: 333-6640, www.auburnpubliclibrary.org.
Lewiston, Tuesday, July 14: Preschool Storytime, 10 a.m., Lewiston
Public Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Ages 2 1/2 to 5.
FMI:513-3133, [email protected], www.lplonline.org/kids.
Auburn, Wednesday, July 15: “American Classics” by the Auburn Community
Band, 7 to 8:15 p.m., Festival Plaza, Main Street. Weather permitting. Free. Rain location at Hilton Garden Inn. Free parking in parking garage across the street. Bring lawn chairs. FMI: 333-6601 ext. 2108 or www.auburncommunityband.com.
Lewiston, Wednesday, July 15: Lewiston Public Library computer lab
open to senior citizens looking to develop basic computer skills, 1 to
3 p.m., Lewiston Public Library, 200 Lisbon St. Staffed by high school
student volunteers. Sessions are free and no preregistration is
required.
Auburn, Wednesday, July 15: Meeting of the Teen Anime Club, 3 p.m., Androscoggin Community Room, Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. Free refreshments included.


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