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.

Lewiston area
Lewiston, Tuesday, Oct. 6: Wiffle ball t-ball for preschoolers, 10-11 a.m., Toy Library, 134 College St. Runs for 8 weeks. To sign up, call 782-1112.
Lewiston, Tuesday, Oct. 6: Preschool story time for ages 2½-5, 10 a.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Siblings welcome. FMI: 513-3133, [email protected] or www.lplonline.org/kids.
Lewiston, Tuesday, Oct. 6: Craft: fall leaves on our tree, 10:30 a.m., Toy Library, 134 College St. FMI: 782-1112 or toylibrarymaine.com.
Auburn, Wednesday, Oct. 7: American Red Cross blood drive, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Edward Little High School, 77 Harris St.
Auburn, Wednesday, Oct. 7: Stanton Bird Club field trip, 8-11 a.m., Pettingill Park. FMI: 933-2266 or stantonbirdclub.org.
Auburn, Wednesday, Oct. 7: Preschool story time, 9:30 a.m., Library, 49 Spring St. Bob “the builder” Belz of Public Works will bring dump truck and plow. FMI: 333-6640 ext. 3.
Lewiston, Wednesday, Oct. 7: Reading Dog program, 5:30 p.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Reserve a spot at 513-3133.
Lewiston, Wednesday, Oct. 7: Discussion about marriage equality, 12-1 p.m., USM/L-A College, Room 107. All welcome. Sponsored by Protect Maine Equality campaign.
Lewiston, Thursday, Oct. 8: Peek-A-Boo Puppet show, Toy Library, 134 College St. FMI: 782-1112 or toylibrarymaine.com.
Lewiston, Thursday, Oct. 8: Art Van program for ages 6-13, 4 p.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. FMI: 513-3133, [email protected] or www.lplonline.org/kids.
Auburn, Friday, Oct. 9: Autumn Night Out, 6:30 p.m., Martindale Country Club. $35 or 4 for $120. Food, music, auctions. Benefits Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice hospice services. Reservations and FMI: 795-9537.
Greene, Friday, Oct. 9: Film “Sea to Sea in a Model T” narrated by Don and Fran Van Polen, 2 and 7 p.m., Araxine Wilkins Sawyer Memorial, 371 Sawyer Road. Free. FMI: 946-5311.
Lewiston, Friday, Oct. 9: 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.
Lewiston, Friday, Oct. 9: Toy drive, 5-9 p.m., Grid Iron Restaurant, 1567 Lisbon St. Bring a new unwrapped toy or gift card. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus Council 8742. Benefits children in foster care.
Lisbon, Friday, Oct. 9: Pork roast supper, 5:30-6:30 p.m., VFW Post 9459. $6. FMI: 353-2152.
Turner, Friday, Oct. 9: Ham Supper, 5-7 p.m., Universalist Church, Rt. 117, Turner Center. Sponsored by Ladies Circle. $7, ages 6-12 $4, age 5 and under free.
Auburn, Saturday, Oct. 10: Kids First-Parenting through Separation and Divorce, 8 a.m. to noon, B Street Community Center, 57 Birch St., suite 204. $60. Limited scholarships available. Sponsored by Advocates for Children. Registration and FMI: 783-3990.
Durham, Saturday, Oct. 10: Bean supper, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Masonic Hall, Route 136. $7, children $3.
Lewiston, Saturday, Oct. 10: Reading Dog program, noon, Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Reserve a spot at 513-3133.
Lisbon Falls, Saturday, Oct. 10: Bean and casserole supper, 4:45-6 p.m., Holy Trinity Church parish hall, 67 Frost Hill Ave. $6, 4-11 $4, under 4 free, family with children under 12 $15. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus Council 2358. FMI: 353-5636.
New Gloucester, Saturday, Oct. 10: Apple Saturday, starting at 10 a.m., Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, Route 26. Free cider pressing. Bring your own apples or buy them at the Shaker Store. Cider and doughnut sale. FMI: 926-4597.
New  Gloucester, Saturday, Oct. 10: Nature hike, 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, Route 26. $5, children $2, under 6 free. FMI: 926-4597.
Sabattus, Saturday, Oct. 10: Bean supper and dance, 5-9:30p.m., Jacques Cartier Club, Wales Road. Supper $6, dance $6, both $10. Open to public. Music by the “Trio”. FMI: 375-4850.
Auburn, Sunday, Oct. 11: Breakfast, 8-10:30 a.m., VFW Post 1603, 588 Minot Ave. $4/$5. Benefits National Home For Children. FMI: 784-6883.
Lewiston, Sunday, Oct. 11: Dance with music by Clary Hill, 7 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, 150 East Ave. $8. FMI: 784-0389.
Gray, Monday, Oct. 12: American Red Cross blood drive, 1-6 p.m., American Legion, Lewiston Road.
Hebron, Monday, Oct. 12: Red Cross Blood Drive, 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Old Woodman Hill Road. 
Lewiston, Tuesday, Oct. 12: Craft: put apples in our tree, 10:30 a.m., Toy Library, 134 College St. FMI: 782-1112 or toylibrarymaine.com.
Lewiston, Wednesday, Oct. 13: Craft: make a squirrel, 10:30 a.m., Toy Library, 134 College St. FMI: 782-1112 or toylibrarymaine.com.
Lewiston, Tuesday, Oct. 13: Preschool story time for ages 2½-5, 10 a.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Siblings welcome. FMI: 513-3133, [email protected] or www.lplonline.org/kids.
Lewiston, Wednesday, Oct. 14: Reading dog program, 5:30 p.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. To reserve a spot to read to a dog, call 513-3133.


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