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, Aug. 24: Glory Bound concert, 6-8 p.m., Gazebo, downtown.
Farmington, Tuesday, Aug. 25: “Music on Main” Get Down Downtown, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Meeting House Gazebo, downtown. Off the Hill will be performing. Bring your lunch and a chair. Weather permitting. FMI: 778-3424 or 778-3900, [email protected]
Livermore Falls, Tuesday, Aug. 25: Barry Wood Concert, 6 to 8 p.m., Livermore Falls Gazebo.
Livermore Falls, Wednesday, Aug. 26: Stained Grass Concert, 6-8 p.m., Livermore Falls Gazebo, downtown.
Farmington, Tuesday, Aug. 28: Summer Consumer Outreach Program public meeting, 5 p.m., University of Maine, North Dining Hall, Section C. Get resource information and help with insurance cases. Sponsored by Maine Bureau of Insurance.
Farmington, Friday, Aug. 28: American Red Cross blood drive, noon to 6 p.m., Franklin Memorial Hospital, 1 Hospital Dr.
Farmington, Saturday, Aug. 29: Yard and bake sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Fairbanks School Meeting House parking lot, Routes 4 and 27. Table rental $10. Rain date: Aug. 30. Benefits South Africa Partnership. FMI: Bonnie 628-6035.
Livermore Falls, Saturday, Aug. 29: The Black Mountain Hobo’s concert, 6-8 p.m., Gazebo, downtown.
Livermore Falls, Saturday, Aug. 29: Early Days of Logging with local storyteller James Vachon, 1 p.m., Maine’s Paper and Heritage Museum, 22 Church St. FMI: www.papermuseumofmaine.org.
New Sharon, Saturday, Aug. 29: Rummage sale, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., United Methodist Church. $1 bag sale at noon. Lunch available. FMI: 491-6807.
Wilton, Saturday, Aug. 29: Barbecue chicken supper, 5-6:30 p.m., Harland Harnden Masonic Lodge, 70 Bryant Road. $8, under 12 $5. Benefits Building Fund. Sponsored by Wilton Lodge #156, Maine Lodge #20, Jepthah Council #17, Franklin Chapter #34 and Pilgrim Commandery #19. FMI: Robert Lawrence 778-2354.
Jay, Sunday, Aug. 30: Breakfast buffet, 9 a.m., St. Rose Parish Hall. $5. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus.
Wilton, Sunday, Aug. 30: Sammie Angel concert, 6 p.m., East Wilton Union Church lawn, 1306 Main St. Refreshments and fellowship follow. Chairs provided but bring lawn chair if prefer. FMI: 645-4297.
Wilton, Sunday, Aug. 30: Bob and Darleen Puffer concert, 6:30 p.m., Calvary Hill Baptist Church, Routes 2 and 4. Public welcome. FMI: 645-2343.
Livermore Falls, Sunday, Aug. 30: Music in the meeting house: Amy Leblanc and students, 9 a.m., North Livermore Baptist Church.
Livermore Falls, Monday, Aug. 31: Glory Bound (Terry Moore) Concert, 6 to 8 p.m., Livermore Falls gazebo, downtown.
Livermore Falls, Tuesday, Sept. 1: Silver & Gold concert, 6 to 8 p.m., Gazebo, downtown.
Livermore Falls, Wednesday, Sept. 2: Stained Glass concert, 6 to 8 p.m., Livermore Falls gazebo, downtown.
Rangeley, Wednesday, Sept. 2: Ladies/community breakfast, 7 a.m., The Country Club Inn. Everyone is invited. FMI and special dietary needs call 864-3831.
Rangeley, Thursday, Sept. 3: Country music concert: Asleep at the Wheel, 8 p.m., Base Lodge, Saddleback Mountain. $50. FMI: 864-5671 or www.saddlebackmaine.com.
East Dixfield, Friday through Sunday, Sept. 4-6: Dick Curless Appreciation Weekend, starts Friday at 5 p.m., Countryfolk Music Theatre, Route 2. Free. Country music jamboree, pot luck meals, 50/50, raffles, open mic, dance, Dick Curless look-a-like contest. FMI: 645-7531 or [email protected]
Farmington, Friday, Sept. 4: Open house reception for local artists Sally Rees-Speich and Harriet Chassie, 4-7 p.m., SugarWood Gallery, 248 Broadway. Open to public. Refreshments. FMI: 778-9105.
Canton, Saturday, Sept. 5: Chicken pie supper, 5 p.m., Ponemah Rebekah Lodge Hall. $7, under 12 $5. Take out available.
Farmington, Saturday, Sept. 5: Open house reception for local artists Sally Rees-Speich and Harriet Chassie, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., SugarWood Gallery, 248 Broadway. Open to public. Refreshments. FMI: 778-9105.
North Livermore, Sunday, Sept. 6: Music in the Meeting House with Emery Thompson, 9 a.m. followed by church service, North Livermore Baptist Church.

Oxford Hills area
West Paris, Tuesday and Wednesday, Aug. 25-26: Indoor rummage sale, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Ledgeview Living Center.
Bridgton, Wednesday, Aug. 26: last brown bag lunch, 12-1 p.m., basement of the Bridgton Municipal complex. Panel discussion : insuring access to arts and culture for all. FMI: George Bradt 595-1962.
West Paris, Thursday, Aug. 27: Indoor rummage sale, 9:30 a.m. to noon, Ledgeview Living Center.
Norway, Saturday, Aug. 29: 180th anniversary open house, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Fire Department. Local author and historian Peter Hammond, department memorabilia.
Oxford, Saturday, Aug. 29: Bean supper, 5-6 p.m., Congregational Church, King Street. $7, 5-12 $4, 4 and under free.
Paris, Saturday, Aug. 29: Take-a-chance auction, 6 p.m., Oxford Hills Middle School, Pine Street. Doors open at 4 p.m. Sponsored by Oxford County 4-H Teen Exchange Club. FMI: Jim or Gail Trundy 966-2913.
Paris, Saturday, Aug. 29: Jones Dance Band, 7-10 p.m., Legion Hall, Church Street. $5. Lunch counter open.
Oxford, Saturday, Aug. 29: Potluck Dinner, 5-6 p.m., Oxford UCC, 252 King St.
Waterford, Saturday, Aug. 29: Indoor yard sale, 8 a.m. to noon, Wilkins House, Plummer Hill, next to the church. Benefits Ministers Discretionary Fund. FMI: Karen 583-2320.
Mechanic Falls, Sunday, Aug. 30: Down East Country Music Association’s annual awards show, noon, Silver Spur, Route 121. Competitors $5, public $7, under 12 $2. Food bar, 50/50, raffles. FMI: Jackie 793-8884 or Lolalee 743-1829.
Sumner, Sunday, Aug. 30: Service with guest speaker the Rev. Nancy Micoules, 11 a.m., Universalist Church. Coffee hour follows.
Bridgton, Wednesday, Sept. 2: showing of 2 movies, 4 to 7 p.m., Magic Lantern Movie Theater. Buffet 30 minutes before movies. FMI: George Bradt 647-23789 or email [email protected]
Canton, Saturday, Sept. 5: Chicken pie supper, 5 p.m., Ponemah Rebekah Lodge Hall. $7, under 12 $5. Takeout available.

Rumford area
Dixfield, Wednesday, Sept. 2: Nickle Beano, 1 to 2:30 p.m., Dixfield Legion. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. sponsored by Neighborly Senior Citizens. FMI: call Connie 364-4189 or Caral 364-4798.
East Dixfield, Friday through Sunday, Sept 4-6: Dick Curless Appreciation Weekend, starts Friday at 5 p.m., Countryfolk Music Theatre, Route 2. Free. Country music jamboree, pot luck meals, 50/50, raffles, open mic, dance, Dick Curless look-a-like contest. FMI: 645-7531 or [email protected]
Canton, Saturday, Sept. 5: Chicken pie supper, 5 p.m., Ponemah Rebekah Lodge Hall. $7, under 12 $5. Take out available.
Rumford, Saturday, Sept. 5: Harvest supper served family style, 5 p.m., Blazing Star Lodge, Route 232, Rumford Corner. $8, under 12 $4. Takeout available. Stair chair lift on back stairs. FMI: Joe Roy 364-4715 or [email protected]

Lewiston area
Lewiston, Monday, Aug. 24: Kids’ cooking club for ages 7-14, 4 p.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Space limited. Reserve a spot at the library or call 513-3133.
Lewiston, Monday, Aug. 24: All-ages story time, 6:30 p.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. FMI: 513-3133, [email protected] or www.lplonline.org/kids.
Poland Spring, Monday, Aug. 24: Anni Clark concert, 7 p.m., All Soul’s Chapel. $7.50. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Door prizes and refreshments. FMI: 998-4142 or www.polandspringps.org.
Lewiston, Tuesday, Aug. 25: Preschool Storytime, 10 a.m., Lewiston Public Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Ages 2½ to 5. FMI: [email protected], 513-3133, www.lplonline.org/kids.
Lewiston, Tuesday, Aug. 25: Don Campbell country concert, 6 p.m., Fountain Park, Mill St. Rain location inside DaVinci’s Eatery. Free. FMI: 782-7228 or www.laarts.org.
Auburn, Wednesday, Aug. 26: Auburn Community Band “Greatest Hits”, 7-8:15 p.m., Festival Plaza, Main Street. Free. Rain location: Hilton Garden Inn. Free parking across the street. Bring chair. FMI: 333-6601 ext.2108 or www.auburncommunityband.com.
Lewiston, Wednesday, Aug. 26: Field trip, 8 a.m., Thorncrag Nature Sanctuary, Stanton Bird Club. FMI: stantonbirdclub.org or 933-2266.
Lewiston, Wednesday, Aug. 26: Tissue paper balloon craft, 10:30 a.m., The Toy Library, 134 College St. FMI: 782-1112.
Rumford, Thursday and Friday, Aug. 27-28: Children’s service, 6:30 p.m., The Apostolic Church.
Winthrop, Thursday, Aug. 27: Blood Drive, 1-6 p.m., St. Francis Xavier Parish Hall on Rte 133. Form of Identification is required. FMI or to schedule an appointment: 1-800-GIVE LIFE.
Greene, Friday, Aug. 28: Singer/Songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Annmarie Smith performance, 2 to 7 p.m., Araxine Wilkins Sawyer Memorial, 371 Sawyer Road. Free. FMI: 946-5311.
Lewiston, Friday, Aug. 28: Baby time story time for ages 0-2½, 10 a.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Siblings welcome. FMI: 513-3133, [email protected] or www.lplonline.org/kids.
Lisbon, Friday, Aug. 28: Shepherd pie supper, 5:30-6:30 p.m., VFW Post 9459. $6, under 10 $3. FMI: 353-2153.
Sabattus, Friday and Saturday, Aug. 28-29: Garage sale, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Dominican Convent, 61 Lisbon Road. Benefits Loaves & Fishes. FMI: Kathy 375-8399 or 212-7674.
Bryant Pond, Saturday, Aug. 29: Yard sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Main Street. Benefits Veteran’s Honor Roll Fund. Donations of small sale items welcomed. FMI: 875-3800.
Gray, Saturday, Aug. 29: Maine custom wood sculpture with chain saw, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Maine Wildlife Park, Route 26. Regular admission. Bring earplugs and camera. FMI: 657-4977 or www.mainewildlifepark.com.
Hartford, Saturday, Aug. 29: Pot luck supper, 6 p.m., Town Hall, Route 140. $6, children $3. Silent auction. Sponsored by Community Church.
Minot, Saturday, Aug. 29: Public Supper, 4:30 to 6 p.m., Minot Center Grange No. 266. Menu: roast pork, mashed potato, carrots, peas, applesauce, rolls, assorted cakes, coffee, tea, milk and punch. $7, $4 children under 12, free children 5 and under. Benefits the maintenance of the grange. FMI: Helen Clifford 782-4319.
New Gloucester, Saturday, Aug. 29: Children’s workshop: tin punch candle holder, 9 a.m. to noon, Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, Route 26. $30 for two children of all ages. Pre-registration required. FMI: 926-4597 or www.shaker.lib.me.us.
New Gloucester, Saturday, Aug. 29: Herbal ornament workshop, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, Route 26. $30. Pre-registration required. FMI: 926-4597 or www.shaker.lib.me.us.
New Gloucester, Saturday, Aug. 29: Sale and Demonstration of traditional crafts from 15 Native American artists, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, Route 26. Free. Open to public.
Lewiston, Sunday, Aug. 30: Dance, 7 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, 150 East Ave. $8. FMI: 784-0389.
Mechanic Falls, Sunday, Aug. 30: Down East Country Music Association’s annual awards show, noon, Silver Spur, Route 121. Competitors $5, public $7, under 12 $2. Food bar, 50/50, raffles. FMI: Jackie 793-8884 or Lolalee 743-1829.
Poland Spring, Monday, Aug. 31: Poland Spring Summer Concert Series, Phil House and Kathy Haley, 7 p.m., All Soul’s Chapel. $7.50. Door’s open at 6:30. Door prizes and refreshments. All proceeds go toward the preservation and restoration of the All Soul’s Chapel and the Maine State Building. FMI: 998-4142 or www.polandsprings.org.
Lewiston, Monday, Aug. 31: Kids’ Cooking Club, 4 p.m., Lewiston Public Library, 200 Lisbon St. Ages 7 to 14. Space is limited. FMI and to reserve a spot call 513-3133.
Lewiston, Monday, Aug. 31: Storytimes, 6:30 – 7 p.m., Lewiston Public Library, 200 Lisbon St. All ages.
Mechanic Falls, Monday, Aug. 31: “It’s a Small, Small World” celebration at Dwinal Chapter No. 28, Order of the Eastern Star, supper 6:30 p.m., program 7:30 p.m., Masonic Hall. Free and open to public. FMI: Kathy Williamson 783-4872 or [email protected]
Auburn, Wednesday, Sept. 2: Teen Anime Club, 3 p.m., Library, Androscoggin Community Room, 49 Spring St. All teens welcome. Refreshments served. FMI: 333-6640 or www.auburnpubliclibrary.org.
Sabattus, Friday and Saturday, Sept. 4-5: Garage sale, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Dominican Convent, 61 Lisbon Road. Benefits Loaves & Fishes. FMI: Kathy 375-8399 or 212-7674.
Gray, Saturday, Sept. 5: Landscaping for Wildlife with Skillin’s Greenhouses, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Maine Wildlife Park, Route 26. Regular admission. FMI: 657-4977 or www.mainewildlifepark.com.
Gray, Saturday, Sept. 5: Bean supper, 5-6 p.m., American Legion, 15 Lewiston Road. $7, 5-11 $2.50, under 5 free. Benefits senior welfare.
Lisbon, Saturday, Sept. 5: Steak or chicken barbecue, noon to 2 p.m., VFW Post 9459. $10. FMI: 353-2153.
Pownal, Saturday, Sept. 5: Bean supper, 4:30-6 p.m., North Pownal United Methodist Church, 851 Lawrence Road. $6, children $3, under 3 free. Handicap accessible. FMI: Nancy 688-4481 or Karen 829-5470.
Auburn, Sunday, Sept. 6: Breakfast, 7:30-10:30 a.m., VFW Post 1603, 588 Minot Ave. $5. Benefits disabled veterans. Sponsored by Motorcycle Riders Group. FMI: 837-2666.
Auburn, Sunday, Sept. 6: Ethical Eating Farmer’s Market, 11 a.m. to noon, First Universalist Church, 169 Pleasant St. FMI: 783-0461 or [email protected]
Gray, Sunday, Sept. 6: National Grandparent’s Day, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Maine Wildlife Park, Route 26. Free admission for grandparents accompanied by their grandchildren. FMI: 657-4977 or www.mainewildlifepark.com.
Lewiston, Sunday, Sept. 6: Dance with music by Wild Horse, 7 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, 150 East Ave. $8. FMI: 784-0389.


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