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
Norway, Tuesday, Dec. 15: Family playtime for ages 1-4, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Memorial Library, 258 Main St. FMI: 743-5308 or www.norway.lib.me.us.
Bridgton, Wednesday, Dec. 16: Oral health care meeting to discuss local dental needs, 6:30 p.m., Municipal Complex, behind Key Bank. All welcome. FMI: 647-2389 or [email protected]
Norway, Wednesday, Dec. 16: 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.
Oxford, Wednesday, Dec. 16: Santa Reading Night and cookie decorating, 6 p.m., Oxford Recreation Hall. Notice date has changed. Kids can come in pjs if they would like.
Paris, Thursday, Dec. 17: Preschool story time for ages 0-5, 10 a.m., Public Library, 37 Market Square. FMI: 743-6994 or [email protected]
Naples, Friday and Saturday, Dec. 18-19: “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” by Lake Region Community Theatre, Friday 7 p.m., Saturday 1 and 7 p.m., Lake Region High School Auditorium. $10, 12 and under $5. Sponsored by Norway Savings Bank and Hancock Lumber. Tickets at 693.6221 ext. 285 or at the door.
Norway, Friday, Dec. 18: Infants and toddlers 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.
Otisfield, Friday, Dec. 18: Food pantry, 1-5 p.m., East Otisfield Baptist Church, Rayville Road. FMI: 539-4619.
Norway, Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 19-20: Christmas open house, 12-4 p.m., Responsible Pet Care, 132 Waterford Road. Door prizes, refreshments.
South Paris, Saturday, Dec. 19: Jones Dance Band, 7-10 p.m., South Paris Legion Hall, Church Street. Old Fashion Music. $5.
South Paris, Saturday, Dec. 19: Christmas Toy distribution, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Family Counseling Service’s office, 659 Park St. Sponsored by Families in Crisis Task Force. FMI: 357-7072.
Buckfield, Monday, Dec. 21: Red Cross Blood Drive, 1-6 p.m., Masonic Lodge, 5 High St.
Paris, Monday, Dec. 21: ‘Tis the season Family story time, 4-5 p.m., Paris Public Library, 37 Market Sq. All are welcome.
Norway, Tuesday, Dec. 22: Family Playtime, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Multi-purpose room, Norway Memorial Library, 258 Main St. FMI: 743-5308. 
Norway, Wednesday, Dec. 23: preschool storytime, 10:30 a.m., Norway Memorial Library, 258 Main St. Ages 2-5. FMI: 743-5308 or www.norway.lib.me.us.
Norway, Wednesday, Dec. 23: 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.
Bridgton, Thursday, Dec. 24: American Red Cross blood drive, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Masonic Hall, Harrison Road.
Norway, Thursday, Dec. 24: Candlelight Christmas Eve service, 6 and 10 p.m., Second Congregational Church UCC, 205 Main St. All invited. FMI: 743-2290.
Paris, Thursday, Dec. 24: Preschool story time for ages 0-5, 10 a.m., Public Library, 37 Market Square. FMI: 743-6994 or [email protected]
Sumner, Saturday, Dec. 24: Living Nativity, 5:30 p.m., Congregational Church of East Sumner, 50 Main St.
Waterford, Thursday, Dec. 24: Candlelight Christmas Eve service, 5 p.m., North Waterford Congregational Church, Five Kezars Road, off Rts 35 and 37.
Norway, Saturday, Dec. 26: Karaoke and dance with music by DJ’s “The Old Crows”, 7-11 p.m., American Legion Post 82. $6.
Paris, Saturday, Dec. 26: Jones Dance Band, 7-10 p.m., Legion Hall, Church Street. $5.


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