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

Jay, Friday through Sunday, Aug. 7-9: Country music jamboree, starts
7 p.m. Friday, Where the Heck are We Campground, Davenport Road.

Livermore, Friday through Sunday, Aug. 7-9: Bonnets and Petticoats:
An Exhibit of Victorian Clothing with a seamstress workshop, 10 a.m. to
4 p.m., Washburn-Norlands Living History Center, 290 Norlands Road. $5.
FMI: 897-4366 or www.norlands.org.

Wilton, Friday, August 7: Chicken Barbecue, 5 to 6:30 p.m., First
Congregational Church, Main St. Eat in or take out. Cost: Regular meal
(½ chicken) $8.50, small meal, children or adult $6. FMI: 645-2535.

Wilton, Friday and Saturday, Aug. 7-8: Blueberry Festival, Friday 9
a.m. to 8:30 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., downtown and Nichols
Expo. Races, parades, food, entertainment. FMI: 778-4726, 585-2666 or
www.wiltonbbf.com.

Wilton, Friday, Aug. 7: Book sale, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Nichols Expo, Weld Street. Sponsored by Free Public Library.
Farmington,
Saturday, Aug. 8: Contradance, family dance 6:30 p.m., regular dance 8
p.m., Grange, Bridge Street. Family dance: $2, children $1; regular
dance: $6, students $5, family $15 max. All dances taught and called.
No partner needed. All welcome. FMI: 491-9928.

Farmington, Saturday, Aug. 8: Music and memories of The Designed
Xpression, 7 p.m., UMF’s Merrill Hall. Free. Reception following at
Bjourn Lounge.

Farmington, Saturday, Aug. 8: Roast pork loin community luncheon,
12-1 p.m., Old South First Congregational Church. Free. For delivery in
Farmington area, call 778-0424 during the week or 778-4438 the morning
of the luncheon.
Farmington, Saturday, Aug. 8: Bean supper, 4:30-6 p.m., Trinity UMC.

Livermore Falls, Thursday, Aug. 13: Nickles & Dimes concert, 6-8 p.m., Gazebo, downtown.

Livermore Falls, Saturday, Aug. 8: Off the Hill concert, 6-8 p.m., Gazebo, downtown.

Locke Mills, Saturday, Aug. 8: Annual Blueberry Festival, 7:30 to 11 a.m. or sold out, Locke Mills Union Church. FMI: 675-2259.

Rangeley, Saturday, Aug. 8: Orgonon Auction, viewing at 9 a.m., Wilhelm Reich Museum, Dodge Pond Road. FMI: 864-3443.

Wilton, Saturday, Aug. 8: Book sale, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Nichols Expo, Weld Street. Sponsored by Free Public Library.

Livermore, Sunday, Aug. 9: Music in the Meeting House: Blue Mountain Country, 9 a.m., North Livermore Baptist Church.

Rangeley, Sunday, August 9: Watermelon Music Series Untraditional Hymn
Sing, 6 p.m., Church of the Good Shepherd, Main Street. Free. Space is
limited.

Rangeley, Sunday, Aug. 9: Hugh Ogden memorial evening of poetry and
stories, 6 p.m., Ecopelagicon Nature Store, 7 Pond St. Free.
Refreshments. FMI: Peggy Yocom 864-3421 or Ecopelagicon / Linda Dexter
864-2771.

Wilton, Sunday, Aug. 9: Concerts on the Lawn: Greater Purpose, 6
p.m., East Wilton Union Church, 1306 Main St. Free-will offering. Rain
location: inside. Refreshments and fellowship follow. FMI: 645-4297.

Livermore Falls, Monday, Aug. 10: Glory Bound (Terry Moore) Concert, 6 to 8 p.m., Livermore Falls Gazebo, downtown.

Farmington, Tuesday, Aug. 11: “Music on Main”: The Crosby’s, 11:30
a.m. to 1 p.m., Meeting House Gazebo, downtown. Bring lunch and chair.
FMI: Jeff Wells 778-3424 or 778-3900.

Livermore Falls, Tuesday, Aug. 11: American Red Cross blood drive, 12-6 p.m., Murray Hall, 69 Main St.

Livermore Falls, Tuesday, Aug. 11: Bing Crosby concert, 6-8 p.m., Gazebo, downtown.

Livermore Falls, Wednesday, Aug. 12: Stained Grass Concert, 6 to 8 p.m., Livermore Falls Gazebo, downtown.

Rangeley, Friday, August 14: Rebecca Martin Concert, doors open 6:30
p.m., showtime 7:30 p.m., Lakeside Theater, 2493 Main St. With acoustic
bassist Larry Grenadier. Tickets: $15, can be purchased at
http://rangeleymovies.com/ or 864-5000.FMI: Patrice Fehlen, September
Gurl PR (718) 768-3859 or email: [email protected],
http://www.rebeccamartin.com.

Starks, Friday through Sunday, Aug. 14-16: “Be Here Now” festival,
throughout the day, Harry Brown’s Farm, 43 Abijah Hill Rd. Weekend fee
$50 until Aug. 11, $60 at gate; daily fee $25 until Aug. 11, $30 at
gate; ages 8-12 1/2 price, under 8 free. FMI: 333-6985 or
www.harryshill.com.

Weld, Friday, Aug. 14: Congregational Church 200th anniversary celebration historical program, 7 p.m., Town Hall.

Chesterville, Saturday, August 15: Public Baked Bean Supper, 4 to 6 p.m., Chesterville Grange. Cost: Adults $7, children $3.
Jay,
Saturday, Aug. 15: Pig roast, 1 p.m., VFW Post 3335. Benefits new roof.
Membership drive 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Bring DD214. Tickets: 897-5112.

Livermore Falls, Saturday, August 15: Old Fashion Block Party, 10 a.m.
to 2 p.m., Livermore Falls Church of the Nazarene, 6 Wheeler St. Free.
Live music from 12 to 1 p.m. Lunch will be served.

Livermore Falls, Saturday, Aug. 15: The Black Mountain Hobo’s concert, 6-8 p.m., Gazebo, downtown.

Rangeley, Saturday, Aug. 15: “Wildlife and Landscapes” slide show, 1 p.m., Wilhelm Reich Museum, Dodge Pond Road. FMI: 864-3443.

Turner, Saturday, Aug. 15: Yard sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Bear Pond
Village, Route 219. Rain location: Boofy Quimby Hall, Route 219.
Benefits Bear Pond Protection Fund.

Weld, Saturday, Aug. 15: 200th anniversary celebration dinner, 5:30
p.m., Congregational Church. Concert to follow at 7 p.m. RSVP to Chris
Cochran 585-2306 or [email protected]

East Wilton, Sunday, August 16: “New Beginnings” Concert, 6 p.m., East
Wilton Union Church, just off Rtes. 2 and 4. Free, but free-will
offering will be taken. FMI: 645-4297, www.newbeginnings02.com.

Livermore, Sunday, Aug. 16: Music in the Meeting House: Bing & Nancy Crosby, 9 a.m., North Livermore Baptist Church.

Wilton, Sunday, Aug. 16: New Beginnings concert, 6 p.m., East Wilton
Union Church, 1306 Main St. Refreshments and fellowship follows. FMI:
645-4297.

Farmington, Monday, August 17: Nordica Day Concert, 8 p.m., Nordica
Auditorium, Merrill Hall, University of Farmington campus. Free.
Featuring mezzo-soprano Alexandra Dietrich. FMI: 778-2042.

Livermore Falls, Monday, August 17: Glory Bound (Terry Moore) Concert, 6 to 8 p.m., Livermore Falls Gazebo, downtown.

Farmington, Tuesday, Aug. 18: Arizona Rose concert, 11:30 a.m. to 1
p.m., Meeting House Gazebo, downtown. Bring lunch and chair. Weather
permitting.

Livermore Falls, Tuesday, Aug. 18: Silver & Gold concert, 6-8 p.m., Gazebo, downtown.
Livermore Falls, Wednesday, August 19: Stained Grass Concert, 6 to 8 p.m., Livermore Falls Gazebo, downtown.

Oxford Hills area

Bethel, Friday through Sunday, Aug. 7-9: Sudbury Canada Days
festival, throughout the day, downtown. Art show, historic films,
period house tours, children’s games, porch plays. FMI: Stan Howe at
Bethel Historical Society 824-2908 or 1-800-824-2910.

Norway, Friday, Aug. 7: Art exhibit reception, 5-8 p.m., Memorial
Library, 258 Main St. Free. Open to public. Refreshments. FMI: 743-5309
or [email protected]

Paris, Friday, Aug. 7: Everyday is Earth Day: Maine birds with Susan
Hayward from Stanton Bird Club, 1 p.m., Public Library, 37 Market
Square. For ages 9-13. FMI: 743-6994 or [email protected]

Waterford, Friday, Aug. 7: Story time, 10:30 a.m., Library, Routes
35 and 37 near the old town hall on Keoka Lake. FMI: 583-2050.

Bridgton, Saturday, Aug. 8: Depot Street Festival/Family Fun Day,
2-9 p.m., Community Center, 15 Depot St. Free admission. Pig and turkey
roast $10. Food, music, activities. FMI: 647-3116.

Norway, Saturday, Aug. 8: Chicken pie and bean supper, 4-6 p.m., Heywood Club, Crockett Ridge Road. $7, under 5 $3. 

Paris, Saturday, Aug. 8: Book sale, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., old Paris
Farmers’ Union building, corner of Skillings Avenue and Main Street.
Bag of books $1. Benefits Public Library. FMI: 743-6994 or
[email protected]

Paris, Saturday, Aug. 8: Craft fair, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Maine Veterans Home, 477 High St. Refreshment counter.

Paris, Saturday, Aug. 8: Barbecue dinner, 5-6:30 p.m., Trinity
Lutheran Church. $7. Inside dining. Handicapped accessible. Benefits
Beth’s House.

Paris, Saturday, Aug. 8: Jones Dance Band, 7-10 p.m., Legion Hall, Church Street. $5. Lunch counter open.

Paris, Saturday, Aug. 8: Blueberry Pancake Breakfast (all you can
eat with sausage and bacon), 7 to 10:30 a.m., Deering Memorial
Methodist Church, corner of Church and Main Streets. Cost: Adults
$6.50, under 12 $3. Bake sale (all things blueberry) from 7 to 11 a.m.

Sumner, Saturday, Aug. 8: Barbecue supper and games, 3-8 p.m., food
served 4-6 p.m., East Sumner Congregational Church. $10, under 10 $5,
family $25. 50/50. Rain or shine. FMI: Paula or Joe 388-2089.

Bethel, Sunday, Aug. 9: Mahoosuc Arts Council Free Concert Series:
50/50 Blues Band, 4 p.m., the Gazebo on the Bethel Common. FMI:
824-3575, www.mahoosucarts.org.

Fryeburg, Sunday, Aug. 9: Bob Marley performance, 6 p.m., Leura Hill
Eastman Center, 18 Bradley St. Benefits the Fryeburg Academy Lacrosse
Boosters. Tickets: $15 and are available online at
www.fryeburgacademy.org or by calling 935-9232.

Paris, Monday, Aug. 10: Eco-Heroes activity group meeting, 1 p.m.,
Paris Public Library, 37 Market Sq. Ages 7-12. Free and open to any
child in the community. This weeks program: “The Dump Man’s Treasures”
by Maine author Lynn Plourde. FMI: 743-6994,
[email protected]

Locke Mills, Tuesday, Aug. 11: Supper and dance, 5:30-9:30 p.m.,
American Legion Hall. $10, children $3. Doors open at 4 p.m. Sponsored
by Legion Auxiliary. Music by Jones Band.

Norway, Tuesday, Aug. 11: Art program for grades 2-6, 2-3 p.m.,
Memorial Library, 258 Main St. FMI: 743-5308 or www.norway.lib.me.us.

Norway, Wednesday, Aug. 12: Book Discussion: Shakespeare’s
“Prospero’s Daughter,” 7 p.m., Norway Memorial Library. With
facilitator Margaret Reimer, PhD. Free and open to the public. FMI:
743-5309, www.norway.lib.me.us.

Bridgton, Wednesday, Aug. 12: Mary Kate Reny speaks at Brown Bag
Lunch, noon, meeting room under the town’s Municipal Complex.
Handicap-accessible. Free and open to the public. The speaker will
address the how-to’s of local place-based marketing and collaboration.
FMI: 647-2389.

Paris, Wednesday, Aug. 12: Summer Concert: Dan Grady and his
Marionettes, 10 a.m., Moore Park. In the event of rain, the program
will be held in the fire station on Western Avenue. Free. Sponsored by
Norway Savings Bank, W.J. Wheeler Insurance, Littlefield Greenhouse and
Gift Shop, Dead River Company, and Park Street Press.

Paris, Wednesday, Aug. 12: Summer Concert: The Belairs, 6 p.m.,
Moore Park. In the event of rain, the concert will be held at the fire
station on Western Avenue. Free. Sponsored by Norway Savings Bank, W.J.
Wheeler Insurance, Littlefield Greenhouse and Gift Shop, Dead River
Company, and Park Street Press.

Waterford, Wednesday, August 12: Summer Breakfast, 7:30 to 10 a.m.,
the Wilkins Community House, Plummer Hill Road behind the Village Green
in Waterford Flat. Cost: Adults $6, ages 5-10 $3, under 5 free. After
breakfast indoor yard sale, proceeds go to building improvment fund.
FMI: Karen Fillebrown at 583-2320.

Bryant Pond, Thursday, Aug. 13: Learn how to make a solar cooker, 1:30 p.m., Whitman Memorial Library, 28 South Main St.

South Paris, Friday, Aug. 14: Field trip to Twitchell Observatory, 1
p.m., Public Library, 37 Market Square. Free. Open to area youth.
Pre-register or FMI: 783-6994 or [email protected]

Bethel, Saturday, Aug. 15: Car show, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Telstar High
School, Route 26. $5 car, spectators $2, students $1. Music, food,
raffles. Benefits student programs. FMI: 824-2282, 824-2136, 415-2363
or www.bethelmaine.com.

Bridgton, Saturday, August 15: Summer Bazaar, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., St.
Joseph’s Church, Parish Hall, 225 South High St. Sponsored by St.
Joseph’s Women’s Guild. All proceeds benefit their continuing education
award. Plants, baked goods, crafts, jewelry, white elephant sale and
food. 50/50 raffle.

Norway, Saturday, Aug. 15: Karaoke and dance, 7-11 p.m., American Legion Post 82. $6. DJ’s “The Old Crows.”
Norway, Saturday, Aug. 15: Bean supper, 5-6:30 p.m., Masonic Lodge Hall, 9 Temple St. $7, 12 and under $4. FMI: Ken 739-9672.

Oxford, Saturday, Aug. 15: Chickenstock 2 community sell or buy
event, 8 a.m. to noon, Tractor Supply Co., Pine Street side of store.
Free. Bring table. FMI: Kellie 890-1963.

South Paris, Saturday, Aug. 15: Jones Dance Band, 7-10 p.m., Legion Hall, Church Street. $5. Lunch counter open.

Bethel, Sunday, Aug. 16: Performance by Conni St. Pierre on
abmient/New Age flute, 4 p.m., Gazebo, Bethel Common. Free. Rain
location: Bingham Auditorium, Gould Academy. Bring chair. FMI: 824-3575
or www.MahoosucArts.org.

South Paris, Sunday, Aug. 16: Gospel singers Lighthouse Jubilees, 3
p.m., First Baptist Church lawn, Paris Hill. Love offering. Bring
chair. FMI: Pastor Scott 674-3853.Otisfield, Monday, August 17:
Otisfield Food Pantry Open, 10 a.m. to noon, Spurrs Corner Church, Rte.
121. FMI: 583-4780 or 627-4329.

Bethel, Monday, August 17: The Mahoosuc Community Band End of the
Summer Concert, 7 p.m., Gould Academy Auditorium. Refreshments served
after the concert. Donations accepted at the door and will help to
provide music and purchase instruments for the band. FMI: Jane Chandler
665-2264 or [email protected], director Patricia Boyle-Wight
824-8453 or [email protected], or Director Kathleen DeVore
875-2364 or [email protected]

Bryant Pond, Monday through Wednesday, August 17-19: Books and
Beyond!, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Whitman Memorial Library. Stories, writing
and art projects led by Dawn Davis for those in grades K-2. Sonja Davis
will lead students in grades 3-5 in stories about Maine animals and
their environment, activities, and refreshments. FMI and to sign up:
665-2505.

South Paris, Monday, August 17: American Red Cross Blood Drive,
12:30 to 6:30 p.m., Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School, Rte. 26.
Must present proof of identity. Co-sponsored by St. Catherine’s of
Sienna and Christ Episcopal churches. To make an appointment call
Rosalie at 743-7388 or the American Red Cross at 1-800-448-3543.

Oxford, Tuesday, Aug. 18: The Record Family concert, 6:30 p.m.,
Anderson-Staples American Legion Post 112, Route 121 and Skeetfield
Road. Refreshments. FMI: Ted Heidrich 539-4102.

Bridgton, Wednesday, August 19: Brown Bag Lunch, noon, basement of
Bridgton’s Municipal complex, corner of Iredale and Chase Streets,
downtown Bridgeton. Jane Thomas will recall her two years working in a
woman’s health clinic in Singapore. Free and handicap accessible.

Rumford area

Bethel, Friday through Sunday, Aug. 7-9: Sudbury Canada Days
festival, throughout the day, downtown. Art show, historic films,
period house tours, children’s games, porch plays. FMI: Stan Howe at
Bethel Historical Society 824-2908 or 1-800-824-2910.

Mexico, Saturday, Aug. 8: Ham supper, 5 p.m., United Church of Christ (Green Church). $7, under 12 $3.

Rumford, Saturday, Aug. 8: Lobster or steak dinner, 5-7 p.m., Elks
Lodge #862. Lobster $22, steak $15. Entertainment to follow by Sammie
Angel. Silent auction, 50/50. FMI: 364-2548 or 369-0619.

Bethel, Sunday, Aug. 9: Mahoosuc Arts Council Free Concert Series:
50/50 Blues Band, 4 p.m., the Gazebo on the Bethel Common. FMI:
824-3575, www.mahoosucarts.org.

Dixfield, Sunday, Aug. 9: Cribbage tournament, 12 noon, American
Legion Swasey-Torrey Post 100. Singles $5. Luncheon on sale at 11 a.m.

Bethel, Saturday, Aug. 15: Car show, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Telstar High
School, Route 26. $5 car, spectators $2, students $1. Music, food,
raffles. Benefits student programs. FMI: 824-2282, 824-2136, 415-2363
or www.bethelmaine.com.

Dixfield, Saturday, Aug. 15: Antiques Road Show, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.,
Historical Society Museum, 59 Main St., next to the moose. Appraisals
$5 per item or 3 for $10. Take out bean supper for sale. FMI: Antiques
Road Show, Clarice Hodges 562-7125 or Donna Towle 562-7595

Rumford, Saturday, Aug. 15: Texas Hold-em tournament, 10 a.m., Elks
Lodge. $35 includes ham dinner. Registration at 9 a.m. Limited to 100
players. Pre-register at 545-2727 or 364-2624.

Bethel, Sunday, Aug. 16: Performance by Conni St. Pierre on
ambient/New Age flute, 4 p.m., Gazebo, Bethel Common. Free. Rain
Location: Bingham Auditorium, Gould Academy. Bring chair. FMI: 824-3575
or www.MahoosucArts.org.
Dixfield, Sunday, Aug. 16: Outdoor market and road race, 9 a.m. to 4
p.m., Main Street. Market vendors $15. FMI: on market 562-8816; on road
race 562-7172.

Bethel, Monday, August 17: The Mahoosuc Community Band End of the
Summer Concert, 7 p.m., Gould Academy Auditorium. Refreshments served
after the concert. Donations accepted at the door and will help to
provide music and purchase instruments for the band. FMI: Jane Chandler
665-2264 or [email protected], director Patricia Boyle-Wight
824-8453 or [email protected], or Director Kathleen DeVore
875-2364 or [email protected]

Lewiston area

Auburn, Friday, Aug. 7: Great Falls farmer’s market, 2-6 p.m., Great Falls Arts Center, Academy and Main Streets.

Durham, Friday, August 7: All You Can Eat Friday Night Fish Fry
hosted by AMVETS Post 13, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Rte. 136 (aprox. one mile
south of the junction of Rte. 9 and 136). Cost: Adults $10, children
under 7 $5. Children’s menu available.

Lewiston, Friday, Aug. 7: Baby time story time for ages up to 2 1/2
years, 10 a.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Siblings
welcome. FMI: 513-3133, [email protected] or
www.lplonline.org/kids.

Lewiston, Friday, Aug. 7: Rainbow fish craft, 10:30 a.m., Toy
Library, 134 College St. Free with admission. FMI: 782-1112 or
[email protected]

Lewiston, Friday, Aug. 7: French Canadian dance party, 8-11 p.m.,
Callahan Hall, Library, 200 Lisbon St. $5, students $2. Music by
Reveillons from Quebec with caller Jean-Francois Berthiaume. FMI:
513-3050.

Lisbon, Friday, Aug. 7: International supper, 5:30-6:30 p.m., VFW Post 9459. $6, under 10 $3. FMI: 353-2152.

Sabattus, Friday and Saturday, Aug. 7-8: Garage sale, 9 a.m. to 1
p.m., Dominican Convent, 61 Lisbon Road. Benefits Loaves & Fishes.
FMI: Kathy 375-8399 or 212-7674.

Auburn, Saturday, Aug. 8: Dance with Melinda Liberty at the American Legion #153. FMI: 782-1118

Auburn, Saturday, Aug. 8: “Once Upon A Pandora’s Box”, 6:30 p.m.,
First Universalist Church, 169 Pleasant St., entrance on Spring Street.
$8, children $6, group discounts available. Refreshments. To reserve
tickets or FMI: 783-0461.

Gray, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 8-9: Native American Pow Wow, 9:30
a.m. to 4 p.m., Maine Wildlife Park, Route 26. Regular admission.
Native dancers, drummers, crafts, singers, traditional food booths.
FMI: 657-4977 or www.mainewildlife.com.

New Gloucester, Saturday, Aug. 8: Shaker bake sale, 10 a.m. until
sold out, Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, Shaker Road, off Route 26.
Features Shaker recipes.

Sabattus, Saturday, Aug. 8: Bean supper and dance, supper 5 p.m.,
Jacques Cartier Club, Wales Road. Supper $6, dance $5, both $10. Open
to public. Music by The Golden Aces. FMI: 375-4850.

Auburn, Sunday, Aug. 9: Ethical Eating farmer’s market, 11 a.m. to
noon, First Universalist Church, 169 Pleasant St. FMI: 783-0461 or
[email protected]

Auburn, Sunday, Aug. 9: “Once Upon A Pandora’s Box”, 2 p.m., First
Universalist Church, 169 Pleasant St., entrance on Spring Street. $8,
children $6, group discounts available. Refreshments. To reserve
tickets or FMI: 783-0461.

Lewiston, Sunday, Aug. 9: Dance with music by Wild Horse, 7 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, 150 East Ave. $8. FMI: 784-0389.

Auburn, Monday, Aug. 10: The Play’s the Thing, book discussion, 6:30
p.m., Conference Room, Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. FMI:
333-6640 ext. 2023.

Auburn, Monday, Aug. 10: Adult book discussion, 6:30 p.m., Auburn
Public Library, 49 Spring St. Group will discuss certain theatrical
spripts and novels. FMI: Sharon Hawkes 333-6640 ext. 2023.

Auburn, Monday, Aug. 10: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 1 to 6 p.m., Hilton Garden Inn, 14 Great Falls Plaza.

Lewiston, Monday, Aug. 10: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 7 a.m to 1 p.m., St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center, Campus Avenue.

Lewiston, Monday, Aug. 10: Kid’s Cooking Club, 4 p.m., Lewiston
Public Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Ages 7-14. Attendance
will be limited to 8, call to reserve your spot. FMI: 513-3133,
[email protected], www.lplonline.org/kids.

Lewiston, Monday, Aug. 10: Art Fun, 10:30 a.m., Lewiston Public
Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Space is limited, call the
library or come in to reserve a spot. FMI: 513-3133,
[email protected], www.lplonline.org/kids.

Lewiston, Monday, Aug. 10: All-ages Storytime, 6:30 p.m., Lewiston
Public Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. No pre-registration
necessary. FMI: 513-3133, [email protected],
www.lplonline.org/kids.

Poland Spring, Monday, Aug. 10: Poland Spring Summer Concert Series
presents Gary Crocker, Maine Humorist, 7 p.m., doors open 6:30 p.m.,
All Soul’s Chapel. Cost: $7.50. All proceeds go to the preservation and
restoration of the Chapel and the Maine State Building. FMI:
207-998-4142, www.polandspringps.org.

Lewiston, Tuesday, Aug. 11: Preschool story time, 10 a.m., Library
Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Ages 2 1/2-5 years, siblings welcome.
FMI: 513-3133, [email protected] or www.lplonline.org/kids

Lewiston, Tuesday, August 11: Farmer’s Market, 2 to 6 p.m., Kennedy
Park. Bread and blueberries will be featured. FMI: 845-548-7524 or
[email protected]


Auburn, Wednesday, Aug. 12: The Auburn Community Band presents
“Famous Groups & People”, 7 to 8:15 p.m., Festival Plaza, Main St.
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.

Auburn, Wednesday, August 12: Field Trip, 8 a.m., Alexander-Harkins
Preserve, Stanton Bird Club and Androscoggin Land Trust. FMI:
stantonbirdclub.org or call 933-2266.

Auburn, Wednesday, Aug. 12: Field trip: Alexander-Harkins Preserve,
Stanton Bird Club and Androscoggin Land Trust, 8 a.m., Stanton Bird
Club. FMI: 933-2266 or www.stantonbirdclub.org.

Auburn, Wednesday, Aug. 12: Barbecue chicken supper, 4:30-6 p.m.,
American Legion Auxiliary #153, 71 So. Main St. $7 adults, $3 under 12.
Benefits youth programs. FMI: 782-1118.

Lewiston, Wednesday, Aug. 12: Lewiston Public Library computer lab
is 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 volunteers. Sessions are free and no pre-registration is
required.

Auburn, Thursday, August 13: L/A Arts presents “A Midsummer Night’s
Dream” (Theatre), 7 p.m., Festival Plaza, Main Street. Free. The performance
will be cancelled in the event of bad weather. FMI: 782-7228 or
www.laarts.org.

Greene, Thursday, Aug. 13: “Everybody Loves Pirates” by the Frogtown
Mountain Puppeteers, 2 p.m., Araxine Wilkins Sawyer Memorial, 371
Sawyer Road. Free. Children should be accompanied by adult. FMI:
946-5311.

Lewiston, Thursday, Aug. 13: Art fun with Molly, 10:30 a.m., Library
Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Space is limited. Call 513-3133 or
visit to reserve a spot.

Lewiston, Thursday, Aug. 13: Caterpillar necklace craft, 10:30 a.m.,
Toy Library, 134 College St. Free with admission. FMI: 782-1112 or
[email protected]

Lewiston, Thursday, August 13: L/A Arts presents Romeo and Juliet
(Theatre), 12 noon, Fountain Park, Mill Street. Free. Rain location:
Franco-American Heritage Center, same date and time. Performed by The
Poland Players. FMI: 782-7228 or www.laarts.org.
Auburn, Friday, August 14: Bargain Book Sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Six
Street Congregational Church, 109 Six St. Hard cover books $2, paper
back books $1, children’s books 25c to 75c or bring 2 non-perishable
food items and receive 1 free paperback. Bring 4 non-perishable food
items and receive 1 free hard cover book.

Greene, Friday, Aug. 14: Music by Mac McHale and Emery Hutchins, 2
and 7 p.m., Araxine Wilkins Sawyer Memorial, 371 Sawyer Road. Free.
FMI: 946-5311.

Lewiston, Friday, Aug. 14: Story time for ages 0-2 1/2 years, 10
a.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Siblings welcomed. FMI:
513-3133, [email protected] or www.lplonline.org/kids.

Lewiston, Friday, Aug. 14: Contra dance, 8-11 p.m., Callahan Hall,
Library, 200 Lisbon St. $5, students $2. All dances are taught. No
experience or partner needed. FMI: 513-3050.

Lisbon, Friday, Aug. 14: Supper, 5:30-6:30 p.m., VFW Post 9459. $6, under 10 $3. FMI: 353-2152.

Sabattus, Friday and Saturday, Aug. 14-15: Garage sale, 9 a.m. to 1
p.m., Dominican Convent, 61 Lisbon Road. Benefits Loaves & Fishes.
FMI: Kathy 375-8399 or 212-7674.

Auburn, Saturday, Aug. 15: Book sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sixth Street
Congregational Church, 109 Sixth St. Up to $2 or bring two or more
non-perishable food items and get a book free.

Gray, Saturday, Aug. 15: Maine Bow Association Youth Archery
instruction, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Maine Wildlife Park, Route 26. Regular
admission. FMI: 657-4977 or www.mainewildlifepark.com.

Lewiston, Saturday, August 15: Field Trip, 7a.m., St. Peters
Cemetery, Stanton Bird Club. FMI: stantonbirdclub.org or call 933-2266.

Lisbon, Saturday, August 15: Benefit Dinner for Togus Veterans, 1 p.m.,
American Legion Post 158, 10 Webster St. Steak, chicken or ribs. Cost:
$6. Tickets available at American Legion Post 158.

New Gloucester, Saturday, August 15: Public Smorgasbord Supper, 5:30
to 6:30 p.m., Sabbathday Lake Grange, Sabbathday Road, just off Rte.
26. Tickets: $7 adults, children 12 and younger are $3. Hall is
handicap accessible. FMI: Steven Haycock 998-2783 or
[email protected]

New Gloucester, Saturday, Aug. 15: Guided nature hikes, 10 a.m. to
12:30 p.m. or 1:30-4 p.m., Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village. $5, children
$2, under 6 free. Wear sturdy footwear. Reserve and FMI: 926-4597 or
www.shaker.lib.me.us.

Turner, Saturday, Aug. 15: Yard sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Bear Pond
Village, Route 219. Rain location: Boofy Quimby Hall, Route 219.
Benefits Bear Pond Protection Fund.

Lewiston, Sunday, Aug. 16: Dance with music by Patio Cowboys, 7 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, 150 East Ave. $8. FMI: 784-0389.

Winthrop, Saturday, Aug. 15: Bake sale, 9 a.m., Congregational Church UCC. Lunch on the Lawn at 11 a.m.
Auburn, Sunday, August 16: Evening Service featuring “The Winsome Souls” Trio, 6 p.m., Court Street Baptist Church.

Lewiston, Monday, August 17: Kid’s Cooking Club, 4 p.m., Lewiston
Public Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Ages 7-14. Attendance
limited to 8, call children’s department to sign up. FMI: 513-3133,
[email protected], www.lplonline.org/kids.

Lewiston, Monday, August 17: Art Fun, 10:30 a.m., Lewiston Public
Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Space is limited, call
children’s department to reserve a spot. FMI: 513-3133,
[email protected], www.lplonline.org/kids.

Lewiston, Monday, August 17: All-ages Storytime, 6:30 p.m., Lewiston
Public Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. No pre-registration
necessary. FMI: 513-3133, [email protected],
www.lplonline.org/kids.

Poland Spring, Monday, August 17: Summer Concert Series, Denny and
Ann Breau and Frank Coffin, doors open 6:30 p.m., 7 p.m. concert, All
Soul’s Chapel. Tickets: $7.50. Door prizes and refreshments after
concert. All proceeds go toward the preservation and restoration of the
All Soul’s Chapel and The Maine State Building. FMI: 998-4142,
www.polandspringps.org.

Lewiston, Tuesday, Aug. 18: Preschool story time for ages 2 1/2 – 5
years, 10 a.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Siblings
welcome. FMI: 513-3133, [email protected] or
www.lplonline.org/kids.

Sabattus, Tuesday, Aug. 18: American Red Cross blood drive, 2-7 p.m., Our Lady of the Rosary, 131 High St.

Auburn, Wednesday, August 19: The Auburn Community Band presents
“Takes Two!”, selected music from their previous nine concerts, 7 to 8
p.m., Festival Plaza, Main Street. Free. Rain location at Hilton Garden
Inn. Free Parking in parking garage across the street. Bring lawn
chairs. FMI: 33-6601 ext.2108 or www.auburncommunityband.com.

Auburn, Wednesday, August 19: Anime Club meeting, 3 p.m.,
Androscoggin Commuinty Room, Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. Free
refreshments. FMI: 333-6640 ext. 4 or www.auburnlibrary.org

Lewiston, Wednesday, August 19: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 1 to 6 p.m., Ramada Conference Center, 490 Pleasant St. 


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