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
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.
Sabattus, Friday & Saturday, Oct. 9 and 10: Garage sale, 9 a.m to 1 p.m., Dominican Convent, 61 Lisbon Rd. Benefits Loaves & Fishes. FMI: Kathy at 375-8399 or 212-7674.
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.
Winthrop, Friday, Oct. 9: Fish Chowder Luncheon, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Winthrop Congregational Church. $6. Homemade fish chowder, hot biscuits, pies, pickles, crackers, and beverages. Take our available. Handicapped-accessible. Proceeds benefit church.
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.
Auburn, Saturday, Oct. 10: Elvis impersonator, Karaoke and Dance, 7 p.m., American Legion #153, 71 S. Main St. $5. FMI: 782-1118.
Auburn, Saturday, Oct. 10: Kids! Sprouts program for birth through 36 months, 10:30-10:50 a.m., Library Children’s Room, 49 Spring St. FMI: 333-6640 or www.auburnpubliclibrary.org.
Durham, Saturday, Oct. 10: BBQ Chicken Supper, 4:30-6 p.m., Durham Congregational Church, junction of routes 136 and 9. All-you-can-eat BBQ chicken, salad, pies. $9, kids 6-12 $2.50, under age 5 free. Sponsored by and benefits Boy Scout Troop 145.
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.
Lewiston, Saturday, Oct. 10: Ham Supper, 4-6 p.m., Holy Family Church Hall, 607 Sabattus St. $7, kids under 12 $3. Handicapped-accessible.
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. 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, Tuesday, Oct. 13: Preschooler T-ball, 10:30 a.m., Toy Library, 134 College St. $5. FMI: 782-1112 or [email protected] or http://toylibrarymaine.com.
Auburn, Wednesday, Oct. 14: Preschool Stories, 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m., Maggie Trafton program room, Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. Ages 3-5. FMI: 333-6640 or www.auburnpubliclibrary.org.
Auburn, Wednesday, Oct. 14: Teen Gaming Hour, 3 p.m., Androscoggin Community Room, Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. FMI: 333-6640 or www.auburnpubliclibrary.org.
Dresden, Wednesday, Oct. 14: Field Trip to Green Point Farm WMA, 7:30 a.m., Green Point. Car pooling, meet at CVS in Bath at 7 a.m. Free and open to public. FMI: Mike Fahay 443-1253.
Lewiston, Wednesday, Oct. 14: Put apples in our tree, 10:30 a.m., Toy Library, 134 College St. FMI: 782-1112 or [email protected] or http://toylibrarymaine.com.
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.
Lewiston, Thursday, Oct. 15: Red Cross blood drive, 7:30 a.m to 1 p.m., 591 Lisbon St.
Lewiston, Thursday, Oct. 15: Make a squirrel, 10:30 a.m., Toy Library, 134 College St. FMI: 782-1112 or [email protected] or http://toylibrarymaine.com.
Lewiston, Thursday, Oct. 15: Lew Alessio and Marc Mutty speaking on the topic “Marriage in Maine: Gay or Nay”, 12-1 p.m., Callahan Hall, Lewiston Public Library, 200 Lisbon St. Free. Encouraged to bring lunch. FMI: 513-3050.
Lewiston, Thursday, Oct. 15: Art Van, 4 p.m., Lewiston Public Library, 200 Lisbon St. Ages 6-13. Space is limited. FMI and to reserve a spot: 513-3133 or [email protected] or www.lplonline.org/kids.
Lisbon, Thursday, Oct. 15: Red Cross blood drive, 8 a.m to 1 p.m., 1000 Lisbon St.
Auburn, Friday, Oct. 16: Teen open mic, 6 p.m., Library Androscoggin Community Room, 49 Spring St. Performers sign up at 5:30 p.m. Admission: canned food item. FMI: Sally 333-6640 ext. 4 or [email protected]
Durham, Friday, Oct. 16: Friday Night Fish Fry, 5:30-7 p.m., AMVET Post 13, 1049 Royalsborough Road, Route 136. $10, under 7 $5. Haddock: fried, baked and chowder. Children’s menu available.
Lewiston, Friday, Oct. 16: Baby time story time for ages 0-2½, 10 a.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Siblings welcome. FMI: 513-3133 or www.lplonline.org/kids.
Lewiston, Friday, Oct. 16: Show: Simply Me, Rhonda Trask, Dale Holden and The Graffixx, 7 p.m., Holy Family Church Hall, 607 Sabattus St. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets or FMI: Jerry Poulin 782-0381 or Arthur Obie 782-0498.
Lewiston, Friday, Oct. 16: L-A Senior College Food for thought luncheon, noon, USM/L-A.History and Programs of the McLaughlin Garden” with Exec. Dir. Michael Desplaines. Advance $7; at door $8. Reservation by noon Oct. 15 at 753-6510.
Lisbon, Friday, Oct. 16: Corn chowder and finger roll dinner, meeting night, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Lisbon V.F.W. Post 9459. FMI: 353-2152.
Sabattus, Friday and Saturday, Oct. 16 and 17: Garage sale, 9 a.m to 1 p.m., Dominican Convent, 61 Lisbon Road. Benefits Loaves & Fishes. FMI: Kathy at 375-8399 or 212-7674.
Auburn, Saturday, Oct. 17: Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish harvest fair, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., St. Dominic Regional High School gym.
Auburn, Saturday, Oct. 17: Kids! Sprouts program for birth through 36 months, 10:30-10:50 a.m., Library Children’s Room, 49 Spring St. FMI: 333-6640 or www.auburnpubliclibrary.org.
Auburn, Saturday, Oct. 17: Roast turkey dinner, 4-6 p.m., St. Phillips Church, Route 4. $8, under 12 $4. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus Council 8742. For advanced tickets, 345-3661 or 782-8096.
Auburn, Saturday, Oct. 17: Harvest dinner, 5-6:30 p.m., Grace Lutheran Church, 755 Summer St. $7, 5 and under $3. Benefits Trinity Jubilee Center.
Auburn, Saturday, Oct. 17: Bean and casserole supper, 5 p.m., United Methodist Church, 439 Park Ave. $7, ages 6-10 $3, 5 and under free.
Lewiston, Saturday, Oct. 17: Reading Dog program, noon, Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. To reserve a spot, call 513-3133. FMI: [email protected] or www.lplonline.org/kids.
Lewiston, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 17-18: Championship & Household Pet Cat Show, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Armory, 55 Alfred Plourde Parkway. $5, 10 and under $3. Advance registration to “show your kitty”. Sponsored by United Maine Coon Cat Assoc. and Cat Fanciers Federation. FMI: Peggy 603-859-4738.
Lisbon Falls, Saturday, Oct. 17: New England boiled dinner, 5-6:30 p.m., Masonic Hall, Oak Street. $7, under 12 $3.50, preschool free. Sponsored by Ancient York Lodge 155.
Mechanic Falls, Saturday, Oct. 17: Roast beef supper, 5-6:30 p.m., First Congregational Hall, 64 Elm St. $7, 12 and under $5.Sponsored by Historical Society. FMI: 345-3134.
Minot, Saturday, Oct. 17: Town social, 6-9 p.m., West Minot Grange Hall. $5, under 10 $3. Sponsored by Historical Society and Community Club.
Minot, Saturday, Oct. 17: Roast turkey dinner, 5-6 p.m., Minot United Methodist Church. $6, kids $3. Roast turkey, stuffing, mashed potato, gravy, green beans, bread, cranberry sauce, homemade pies. FMI: Allen Messer, 998-6005.
New Gloucester, Saturday, Oct. 17: Bean supper, 5-6 p.m., Amvets post 6. $7, kids under 12 $3, under 6 free.
New Gloucester, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 17-18: Community fair, Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Fairgrounds, Bald Hill Road. Free admission. FMI: George Carman or Michael Bardier 926-4126 ext. 7 or [email protected]
Poland, Saturday, Oct. 17: Bottle drive, noon to 5 p.m., drop off at 555 Plains Road. Benefits Poland Spring Academy’s trip to Costa Rica. Pickup or FMI: Tina 754-0453 or Julia 754-4572.
Sabattus, Saturday, Oct. 17: Bean supper, 4:30-6 p.m., American Legion Post 135, Island Road. $6, 10 and under $3.
Turner, Saturday, Oct. 17: Annual turkey harvest supper, 4:30-6:30 p.m., GAR Hall, Route 219, approx. 1 mile east of routes 4 and 219. Donations benefit North Turner Presbyterian Church. FMI: 224-7913.
Wales, Saturday, Oct. 17: Turkey supper, 5-6 p.m., Youth Center, Route 132. Sponsored by Wales Presbyterian Women. FMI: Alice 375-8382 or Marilyn 375-6604.


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