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
North Livermore, Sunday, July 5: Music in the Meeting House: Mitch
Thomas, 9 a.m., North Livermore Baptist Church. Service at 9:30 a.m.

Rangeley, Sunday, July 5: Outdoor Nature Programs, 2 to 4 p.m., Wilhelm Reich Museum.

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.
Canton, Saturday, July 11: Chicken pie supper, 5 p.m., Ponemah Rebekah Lodge Hall. $7, under 12 $5. Take out available.
Farmington, Saturday, July 11: Bean and casserole supper, 4:30-6 p.m., Trinity United Methodist Church.
Livermore Falls, Saturday, July 11: Off the Hill concert, 6-8 p.m., Gazebo, downtown.
North Jay, Saturday, July 11: Bean supper with music, 4-6 p.m., Grange
#10. $7, 10 and under $3. FMI: 645-2910, 645-4628, 645-2217.
Farmington, Sunday through Thursday, July 12-16: Maine Jazz Camp
faculty concert, 8 p.m. nightly, Roberts Learning Center 131, UMaine
Farmington. Free and open to public. FMI: 778-7758 after July 12.

North Jay, Saturday, July 11: 3rd Annual North Jay Day, 8:30 to 6
p.m., North Jay Grange #10. Lunch available, eat in or take out $4.
Music, Ice cream cones for 50 cents. North Jay Fire Station opened for
tours and displays. Public supper from 4 to 6 with dinner music. Cost
of dinner: Adults $7, children 10 and under $3. And more! FMI:
645-2910, 645-4628, 645-2217.

North Jay, Saturday, July 11: Methodist Thrift shop open, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Rte. 17.

North Jay, Saturday, July 11: Quilt Show, Bartlett Memorial Methodist Church, Rte. 17. FMI: 645-2687, 645-2910.

Rangeley, Saturday, July 11: Andy Kahn evening of music, 7 p.m.,
Wilhelm Reich Museum’s Conference Center, Dodge Pond Road. Cost: Adults
$10, children 12 and under $3. Tickets available at the Museum Office
and Bookstore abd the Rangeley Chamber of Commerce. FMI: 864-3443.
Livermore, Sunday, July 12: Music in the Meeting House: Hodge Podge, 9
a.m., North Livermore Baptist Church. Church service will follow.

Rangeley, Sunday, July 12: Outdoor Nature Programs, 2 to 4 p.m., Wilhelm Reich Museum, 16 Orgonon Circle.

Rangeley, Sunday, July 12: “Backyard Bird Feeding” by Derek Lovitch,
2 to 4 p.m., The Wilhelm Reich Museum, 19 Orgonon Circle. Free.

Livermore Falls, Monday, July 13: Glory Bound concert, 6-8 p.m.,
Gazebo, downtown. Farmington, Tuesday, July 7: “Music on Main” Get Down
Downtown, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Meeting House Gazebo, downtown
Farmington. Seminole Wind will be performing.
Farmington, Tuesday, July 14: “Music on Main” Get Down Downtown, 11:30
a.m. to 1 p.m., Meeting House Gazebo, downtown. The Crosby’s will be
performing.

Livermore Falls, Tuesday, July 14: Bing Crosby concert, 6 to 8 p.m., Livermore Falls gazebo, downtown.

Wilton, Tuesday, July 14: Story time, 10:30 a.m., Wilton Free Public
Library.Wilton Principal Darlene Payne reads “Something From Nothing”.
Community Service activity follows.

Rangeley, Tuesday, July 14: Free Talk on new book and film projects,
7:30 p.m., Conference Center at Orgonon, Dodge Pond Rd. Sponsored by
the Wilhelm Reich Museum. FMI: Mary Henderson 864-344.

Livermore Falls, Wednesday, July 15: Stained Grass Concert, 6 to 8 p.m., Livermore Falls gazebo, downtown.

Wilton, Wednesday, July 15: Create an “assemblage” from recycled
materials, 6 p.m., Wilton Free Public Library. Bring in an odd piece to
recycle. Ten years and older.

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.

West Sumner, Sunday, July 5: Summer Service with coffee hour following,
11 a.m., West Sumner Universalist Church. Speaker: Marilyn Hammond.

Fryeburg, Tuesday, July 7: Concert Supper, 5 p.m., Fryeburg New
Church, 12 Oxford St. Adults $7, children $4. Concert follows at
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.
South Paris, Thursday, July 9: The Sisters in Rhythm Concert, 7 p.m.,
doors open 6:30 p.m., Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School, Rte. 26.
Sponsored by the Art Moves Dance Project during Norway Art Festival.
Tickets on sale at Books’ n’ Things in Norway. Cost: $10, available at
the door for $12. Seating is general admission. Plenty of room for
dancing. FMI: 743-5569.

Bridgton, Friday, July 10: American Red Cross blood drive, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Howell Laboratories, 188 Harrison Road.

Norway, Friday, July 10: Used book sale, 4-7 p.m., Grange Hall, Whitman St. Sponsored by Friends of Norway Memorial Library.

Bridgton, Saturday and Sunday, July 11-12: Chickadee Quilters quilt
show, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Stevens Brook Elementary School, off Rt. 302.
$5 Donation.

Berlin, NH, Saturday, July 11: Large-scale, Retrospective Art
Exhibition honoring and celebrating the life and works of Sculptor,
Woodcut Artist and Master Teacher, Robert Hughes, 1 to 4 p.m., Kieran
Arts Center, 155 Emery St. Guest speakers at 2 p.m. FMI: 752-1028.

Canton, Saturday, July 11: Chicken pie supper, 5 p.m., Ponemah Rebekah Lodge Hall. $7, under 12 $5. Take out available.

Lovell, Saturday, July 11: Sarah Sawin and Brian Whiton concert, 7:30
p.m., The Brick Church for the Performing Arts, Christian Hill Road.
FMI: www.lovellbrickchurch.org.

Norway, Saturday, July 11: Used book sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Grange
Hall, Whitman St. Sponsored by Friends of Norway Memorial Library.

Norway, Saturday, July 11: Quilt show and lobster lunch, show 10
a.m. to 1 p.m., lunch 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Second Congregational Church,
UCC, 205 Main St.

Norway, Saturday, July 11: Public Chicken Barbeque, 12 to 2:30 p.m.,
Masonic Lodge Hall, 9 Temple St. Cost: $7 per plate. Take-outs
available. Advanced tickets available. Air conditioned dining area.
FMI: Ken 739-9672.

Otisfield, Saturday, July 11: East Otisfield Free Baptist Church’s
Flamingos & Fleas Scholarship Sale, doors open 8 a.m., closing time
2 p.m., Otisfield Community Center, Rte. 121. Baked goods will also be
available for sale. If you would like to donate items to the sale, call
Deb 539-4619 or Vicky 627-7133.

Paris, Saturday, July 11: Yard sale, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., First
Congregational Church, 17 East Main St. To donate items, call 743-2437.

Paris, Saturday, July 11: Red White and Blue supper and dance,
supper 5-6 p.m., dance 7-10 p.m., Legion Hall, Church St. Supper $7,
dance $5. Lunch counter open.

Paris, Saturday, July 11: Square dance and ice cream social, 7-10
p.m., Oxford Hills Middle School, Pine Street. $6, non-dancers free.
Casual dress. Sponsored by Swingin’ Bears Square Dance Club. FMI: Sue
743-7176, Dan 357-5419 or Eleanor 782-4050.

Locke Mills, Saturday, July 11:Greenwood Historical Society Yard
Sale, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., lawn of the Historical buildings. Rain date
July 18. Tables for rent are $5 each. Please contact Denise at 875-2102
or Joyce 674-2259. Bake table and Miscellaneous items.

South Paris, Saturday, July 11: Public Supper and Dance – Red, White
and Blue Smorgasbord Supper, supper 5 to 6 p.m., dance 7 to 10 p.m.,
South Paris Legion Hall, Church Street. Supper Cost: Adults $7, 12 and
under $3. Dance Cost: $5. Music by the Jones Dance Band.

West Sumner, Sunday, July 12: Summer Service with coffee hour
following, 11 a.m., West Sumner Universalist Church. Speaker: Rev.
Herbert Adams.

Norway, Tuesday, July 14: Performance of “Macbeth,” 7 p.m., Norway Memorial Library. One hour performance.

Norway, Tuesday, July 14: The Magical World of Harry Potter, 2 to 3 p.m., Norway Memorial Library. Grades 2-6.

Locke Mills, Tuesday, July 14: Supper Dance, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.,
doors open 4:30, American Legion Hall. Cost: Adults $10, children
$3.50. Music by The Country Lads. Supper by the American Legion
Auxiliary.

South Paris, Wednesday, July 15: Mike Miclon (comedy and juggling
skits), 10 a.m., Moore Park. If rain, program will be held in the fire
station on Western Avenue. Please bring a chair or blanket for your own
comfort. Free. Sponsored by Norway Savings Bank, W.J. Wheeler
Insurance, Littlefield Greenhouse and Gift Shop, Dead River Company,
Park Street Press.

South Paris, Wednesday, July 15: Delta Knights, 6 p.m., Moore Park.
If rain, program will be held in the fire station on Western Avenue.
Please bring a chair or blanket for your own comfort. Free. Sponsored
by Norway Savings Bank, W.J. Wheeler Insurance, Littlefield Greenhouse
and Gift Shop, Dead River Company, Park Street Press.

Bridgton, Wednesday, July 15: Brown Bag Lunch with speaker Laurie
Hyndman, Publisher and Editor of Port City Life, noon, basement of
Bridgton’s Municipal complex, corner of Iredale and Chase Streets,
downtown Bridgton. Free, handicap accessible, runs for an hour. Laurie
Hyndman will be telling her story of breast cancer survivor.

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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