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.

Oxford Hills area
Locke Mills, Tuesday, Oct. 13: Supper and dance, 5:30-9 p.m., American Legion Hall. $10, children $3. Doors open at 4 p.m. Music by Richard Felt Orchestra.
Norway, Tuesday, Oct. 13: Family play time for ages 1-4, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Memorial Library, 258 Main St. FMI: 743-5308 or www.norway.lib.me.us.
Norway, Wednesday, Oct. 14: Preschool story time for ages 2-5, 10:30 a.m, Memorial Library, 258 Main St. FMI: 743-5308 or www.norway.lib.me.us.
Norway, Friday, Oct. 16: Story time for ages up to 2 years, 10:30 a.m., Memorial Library, 258 Main St. FMI: 743-5308 or www.norway.lib.me.us.
Norway, Friday, Oct. 16: New England Boiled Dinner, 5-6:30 p.m., Second Congregational Church, Main Street. $8, under age 10 $4. Corned beef, cabbage, onions, beets, potatoes, carrots, homemade rolls and pies, coffee, and juice. Proceeds will benefit the church’s general fund.
Locke Mills, Saturday, Oct. 17: Chinese auction, ticket sales 5-6:30 p.m., drawings at 6:30 p.m., American Legion Hall, Gore Road. Benefits Telstar Alumni Association. FMI: Sally 875-3335, Cindy 824-2759 or Joe 533-2010.
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.
Norway, Saturday, Oct. 17: Market at the Grange, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., behind Fare Share Market. Products of the earth and animal. Runs through Dec. 19.
Norway, Saturday, Oct. 17: Haunted walk, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Lake Penn Park, Route 118. $5, 12 and under $3. Rain date Oct. 24. Sponsored by Snowmobile Club. FMI: 743-8256.
Oxford, Saturday, Oct. 17: Fire prevention and safety: Stay Fire Smart! Don’t Get Burned, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Child Health Center, 16 Madison Ave.
Paris, Saturday, Oct. 17: Craft fair, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Legion Hall, Church Street.
Paris, Saturday, Oct. 17: Oxford Fair Chinese auction, doors open at 3:30 p.m., auction 5 p.m., Oxford Hills High School. Dollar table, 50/50, food.
Paris, Saturday, Oct. 17: Jones Dance Band, 7-10 p.m., Legion Hall. $5.
Sumner, Saturday, Oct. 17: Pumpkin festival, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Congregational Church of East Sumner. FMI: Merriel 388-2472 or Rosie 597-2270.
West Paris, Saturday, Oct. 17: Buffet supper, 5 p.m., Finnish American Heritage Center, 8 Maple St. $7, children $3.50. Sponsored by Finnish-American Heritage Society.
Hebron, Sunday, Oct. 18: Barn tour preceded by luncheon and lecture, 1 p.m., Greenwood Mountain Inn. $8. Rain or shine. Benefits Historical Society. FMI: 966-2233.
Bridgton, Tuesday, Oct. 20: American Red Cross blood drive, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Bridgton Healthcare, 186 Portland Road.
Norway, Tuesday, Oct. 20: Family play time for ages 1-4, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Memorial Library, 258 Main St. FMI: 743-5308 or www.norway.lib.me.us.
Otisfield, Tuesday, Oct. 20: Food pantry, 10 a.m. to noon, Spurrs Corner Church, Route 121. FMI: 583-4780 or 627-4329.
Wilton, Tuesday, Oct. 20: Preschool story time, 10:30 a.m., Public Library. FMI: 645-4831.
Norway, Wednesday, Oct. 21: Preschool story time for ages 2-5, 10:30 a.m, Memorial Library, 258 Main St. FMI: 743-5308 or www.norway.lib.me.us.
Naples, Friday, Oct. 23: Lobster bake, 5:30 p.m., Lake Region High School cafeteria. $15, children’s hot dog/burger meal $6. For tickets e-mail [email protected] or through a senior class member. Benefits Class of 2010.
Norway, Friday, Oct. 23: “Beyond Reality Improv”, 2:15-4 p.m., Memorial Library, 258 Main St. Teens in grades 7-12. FMI: 743-5309 or www.norway.lib.me.us.
Norway, Friday, Oct. 23: Story time for ages up to 2 years, 10:30 a.m., Memorial Library, 258 Main St. FMI: 743-5308 or www.norway.lib.me.us.
Paris, Saturday, Oct. 24: American Red Cross blood drive, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Oxford Hills High School, 256 Main St.
Paris, Saturday, Oct. 24: Jones Dance Band, 7-10 p.m., Legion Hall, Church Street. $5.
West Paris, Saturday, Oct. 24: Craft and food fair, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Grange 298, 4 Church St.
West Paris, Saturday, Oct. 24: Craft sale, 9 a.m. to noon, First Universalist Church, Main Street. Tai Chi lessons 8:30-9 a.m. Bring two food item cans to be used as weights and then left for food pantry. FMI: 665-2788.


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