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
Bethel, Thursday, Jan. 7: “The Androscoggin River – A Vision for Our Future,” 8:30 a.m to 3:15 p.m. Bethel Inn Resort Conference Center. $35. Sponsored by Androscoggin River Watershed Council. FMI: 783-9186 or www.androscogginwatershed.org.
Bethel, Thursday, Jan. 7: Fusionworks Dance Company, 7 p.m., Gould Academy, Bingham Auditorium, 45 Church St. $10, under 12 $6. Sponsored by Mahoosuc Art Council. FMI: 824-3575 or www.mahoosucarts.org.
Paris, Thursday, Jan. 7: Preschool story time for ages 0-5, 10 a.m., Public Library, 37 Market Square. FMI: 743-6994 or [email protected]
Norway, Friday, Jan. 8: Infants and toddlers story time for ages up to 2, 10:30 a.m., Memorial Library, 258 Main St. FMI: 743-5308.
Norway, Saturday, Jan. 9:  Texas Hold ‘Em tournament, 1-5 p.m., Charlie’s Entertainment Center, 246 Main St. $55 entry fee. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Tickets at Spare Closet Revisited, Responsible Pet Care, Charlie’s Entertainment Center. Benefits Responsible Pet Care.
Paris, Saturday, Jan. 9: Pork roast supper, 5-6:30 p.m., Deering Memorial Methodist Church, 39 Main St. $8, under 12 $3. Parking behind Library and Town Office.
Paris, Saturday, Jan. 9: Jones Dance Band, 7-10 p.m., Legion Hall, Church Street. $5. Lunch counter open.
Sumner, Saturday, Jan. 9: Community movie “Secondhand Lions”, 6:30 p.m., Congregational Church. Free. FMI: Bill 388-2263.
Bridgton, Sunday, Jan. 10: American Red Cross blood drive, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Shawnee Peak Ski Resort, 119 Mountain Road.
Fryeburg, Monday, Jan. 11: American Red Cross blood drive, 1-7 p.m., St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, 857 Main St.
Norway, Wednesday, Jan. 13: Preschool story time for ages 2-5, 10:30 a.m., Memorial Library, 258 Main St. FMI: 743-5308.
Paris, Thursday, Jan. 14: Pre-school story time, 10 a.m., Paris Public Library, 37 Market Square. Ages 0-5. FMI: 743-6994 or [email protected]
Paris, Thursday, Jan. 14: Blood Drive, 1-5:30 p.m., Legion Hall, Church Street. Hosted by Maine Blood Center. Schedule an appointment call Ramsay at 743-5723. Walk-ins are welcome. Please bring ID photo. Sponsored by a Legion Auxiliary Unit 72.
Bethel, Friday, Jan. 15: American Red Cross blood drive, 1-6 p.m., Sunday River Southridge, 10 Peaks Lodge.
Paris, Saturday, Jan. 16: Jones Dance Band, 7-10 p.m., Legion Hall, Church Street. $5. Lunch counter open.


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