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, Thursday, Dec. 31: Art Van program, 4 p.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. FMI: 513-3133 or www.lplonline.org/kids.
Sabattus, Thursday, Dec. 31: New Year’s Eve party, 8 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., Jacques Cartier Club, 14 Wales Road. $10. Music by “The Trio”. Social hour 7 p.m. Tickets by Dec. 21. FMI: Simone 375-6214 or Sally 784-8763.
Auburn, Saturday, Jan. 2: Bean and casserole supper, 5 p.m., Danville Grange Hall. $7, children $4. Game party at 7 p.m.
Lewiston, Saturday, Jan. 2: Bottle drive, 9 a.m. to noon, Roopers, Sabattus St. Benefits Lewiston High School Cheerleaders.
Lewiston, Saturday, Jan. 2: Read to a Dog, noon, Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. To reserve a spot, call 513-3133.
New Gloucester, Saturday, Jan. 2: Open house, 9 a.m. to noon, History Barn, Route 231, behind Town Hall. Free. Sponsored by the Historical Society.
Lewiston, Monday, Jan. 4: All-ages story time, 7 p.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. FMI: 513-3133 or www.lplonline.org/kids.
Lewiston, Tuesday, Jan. 5: Preschool story time for ages 2½-5, 10 a.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Siblings welcome. FMI: 513-3133 or www.lplonline.org/kids.  
Lewiston, Wednesday, Jan. 6: Read to a Dog, 5:30 p.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. To reserve a spot, call 513-3133.
Lewiston, Thursday, Jan. 7: Music by artists from the Netherlands and others, 7 p.m., Cityside Grill, 16 Park St. $5 suggested donation. FMI: Fran 897-6158 or [email protected]
Lewiston, Thursday, Jan. 7: Make a bird feeder, 10:30 a.m., Toy Library, 134 College St. FMI: 782-1112 or toylibrarymaine.com.  Auburn, Friday, Jan. 8: Spaghetti supper, 5-6:30 p.m., Ladies Auxiliary Post 1603, 588 Minot Ave. $7, under 10 $3. Benefits veterans programs. FMI: 782-2856.
Lewiston, Friday, Jan. 8: Babytime 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, Jan. 8: L-A Senior College “Food for Thought” luncheon, noon, USM/L-A College. Program by Lynn Lockwood of Auburn Public Library. $7 advance, $8 at door. Reservation by noon Jan. 6 at 753-6510.
Lewiston, Friday, Jan. 8: Make your own drums, 10:30 a.m., Toy Library, 134 College St. FMI: 782-1112 or toylibrarymaine.com.
Lewiston, Saturday, Jan. 9: Read to a Dog, noon, Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. To reserve a spot, call 513-3133.
Lewiston, Saturday, Jan. 9: Ham supper, 4-6 p.m., Holy Family Church Hall, 607 Sabattus St. $7, under 12 $3. Handicapped accessible.
Sabattus, Saturday, Jan. 9: Bean and casserole supper, 4:30-6 p.m., Our Lady of the Rosary Parish. $6.50, under 12 $3. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus. FMI: 375-6586 or 374-4057.
Lewiston, Monday, Jan. 11: American Red Cross blood drive, 1-6 p.m., Knights of Columbus, 150 East Ave.
Lewiston, Monday, Jan. 11: All-ages story time, 7 p.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. FMI: 513-3133 or www.lplonline.org/kids.
Lewiston, Tuesday, Jan. 12: Preschool story time for ages 2½-5, 10 a.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. FMI: 513-3133 or www.lplonline.org/kids.
Lewiston, Tuesday, Jan. 12: Chalk snowman craft, 10:30 a.m., Toy Library, 134 College St. FMI: 782-1112 or toylibrarymaine.com.


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