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
Wilton, Friday, Oct. 9: Infant/toddler story time, 10:30 a.m., Public Library. FMI: 645-4831.
Kingfield, Friday, Oct. 9: Reception for local artists, 3-7 p.m., Reinhold Gallery, 245 Maine St. FMI: 265-2056 or [email protected]
Fairbanks, Saturday, Oct. 10: Apple festival, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Fairbanks School Meeting House, Route 4, 2½ miles north of downtown Farmington. Demonstrations, crafts, food, kid’s corner. Rain or shine. Benefits Fairbanks School Neighborhood Association. FMI: 778-3808 or 778-4272.
Farmington, Saturday, Oct. 10: Contradance, 8-11 p.m., Grange, Bridge Street, Route 43. $6/$5. Family dance, 6:30-7:30 p.m., $2/$1. All dances taught. Snacks. FMI: 491-9928, [email protected] or
Farmington, Saturday, Oct. 10: 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 on the morning of luncheon.
Freeman Township, Saturday, Oct. 10: Hooterville Haunted Hayride, 7-10 p.m., 514 Salem Road. Event is by donation only to benefit Gifts of Love. Refreshments and door prize drawings. FMI: Dave 778-1171.
North Jay, Saturday, Oct. 10: Food and Rummage Sale, 9 a.m to 1 p.m., North Jay Grange 10, corner of routes 4 and 17. FMI: 645-2901, 654-4628, 645-2217.
Phillips, Saturday, Oct. 10: Haunted Train Rides, 6:45 p.m., S&R and R&L railroad. $5, kids $3. Fortune telling and free shuttle service from Main Street. FMI: Sue Ellsworth 684-4520 or Melonie Ross 684-3113.
Rangeley, Saturday, Oct. 10: Turkey supper, 5 p.m. until sold out, The Barn, High Street. $7, children $3. Takeout available. Used coat sale in adjoining rooms. Benefits the Mission Board of the Congregational Church, UCC.
Wilton, Saturday, Oct. 10: Square dance, 7-10 p.m., Cushing School. Casual attire. All welcome. Sponsored by Friendship Squares.
Wilton, Tuesday, Oct. 13: Preschool story time, 10:30 a.m., Public Library. FMI: 645-4831.
Wilton, Friday, Oct. 16: Infant/Toddler storytime, 10:30 a.m., Wilton Free Public Library. FMI: 645-4831.
Chesterville, Saturday, Oct. 17: Public harvest supper, 4-6 p.m., Chesterville Grange. $7, kids $3. Baked beans, red flannel hash, salads. casseroles, biscuits, homemade pies.
Farmington, Saturday, Oct. 17: Rick Charette concert, 2 p.m., Mt. Blue High School. $8 in advance, $10 at door. Sponsored by The Academy Hill School Girls Talk Program. Tickets at Academy Hill and Cushing schools, Shelly’s Home Town Market, Tranten’s Market, Madore Market, or by calling 645-4488.
Jay, Saturday, Oct. 17: Spaghetti supper, 4:30-7 p.m., St. Rose of Lima parish hall, Church Street. $7, kids $4.50. Held by the Maine Paper and Heritage Museum. Proceeds for toward the preservation and restoration of the museum building. 50/50 raffle and chance to win a quilt. FMI: 592-1807.
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.
Wilton, Saturday, Oct. 17: Public W.E.C.O Supper, 5-6:30 p.m., Wilton United Methodist. Baked beans, casseroles, salads, bread, dessert, beverages. Donations to benefit the Wilton Food Pantry will be accepted. All are welcome. FMI: 645-2190.

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