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, Friday, Jan. 29: Baby time 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.
Lisbon, Friday, Jan. 29: Supper, 5:30-6:30 p.m., VFW Post 9459. $6. FMI: 353-2152.
Auburn, Saturday, Jan. 30: American Red Cross blood drive, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Auburn Mall, 550 Center St.
Auburn, Saturday, Jan. 30: Sprouts family program for ages 0-24 months, 10:30-10:50 a.m., Library Children’s Room, 49 Spring St. Siblings welcome. FMI: 333-6640 or auburnpubliclibrary.org.
Mechanic Falls, Saturday, Jan. 30: Benefit spaghetti dinner and dance, American Legion Post 150, Elm Street. Dinner served 5 to 7 p.m.; dance from 7 to 11 p.m. $10 per person; under 11, free. Benefits one-year-old Riana Inman, a patient at Children’s Hospital in Boston, suffering with chronic inflammatory Demyelization polyradiculoneuropathy. FMI: 576-5269 or 784-8328.
Gray, Saturday, Jan. 30: Crystal Lake USO Ice Fishing Derby Fundraiser, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Crystal Lake, North Raymond Road. Benefits USO serving our troops at home and abroad, Milfoil Contingency Fund. Food will be provided by Hannaford Supermarkets. FMI: Tracy Scheckel 657?7077or [email protected] or 232?5557.
Lewiston, Saturday, Jan. 30: Read to a Dog, noon, Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Reserve a spot at 513-3133. FMI: www.lplonline.org/kids.
Auburn, Monday, Feb. 1: Junior Naturalists, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Conference Room, Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. FMI: 333-6640 or www.auburnpubliclibrary.org
Auburn, Monday, Feb. 1: Mom’s morning out, 9:30-11 p.m., Maggie Trafton Program Room, Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. FMI: 333-6640 or www.auburnpubliclibrary.org
Auburn, Monday, Feb. 1: Sweet Peas, 10:30-10:50 a.m., Maggie Trafton Program Room, Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. FMI: 333-6640 or www.auburnpubliclibrary.org
Auburn, Tuesday, Feb. 2: Classic movie series: “An American in Paris”, 2 p.m., Library Community Room, 49 Spring St. Admission 50 cents. Promoting the Prime Time initiative for ages 50 and up. FMI: 333-6640 ext. 5.
Auburn, Wednesday, Feb. 3: Preschool Stories, 9:30 and again at 10:30 a.m., Children’s Room, Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. FMI: 333-6640 or www.auburnpubliclibrary.org
Auburn, Wednesday, Feb. 3: Teen Anime Club, 3 p.m., Androscoggin Community room, Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. FMI: 333-6640 or www.auburnpubliclibrary.org
Auburn, Thursday, Feb. 4: Book talk by Steve Pinkham on “The Mountains of Maine”, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Library, 49 Spring St. Free. Book available to purchase. FMI: 333-6640 ext. 5.
Auburn, Friday, Feb. 5: Ham supper, 5-6:30 p.m., VFW Post 1603, 588 Minot Ave. $7, under 10 $3. Sponsored by Ladies Auxiliary. Benefits veterans programs. FMI: 782-2856.
Durham, Friday, Feb. 5: Friday Night Fish Fry, 5:30-7 p.m., Amvet Post 13, 1049 Royalsborough Road, Route 136. $10, under 7 $5. Haddock: fried, baked and chowder. Children’s menu available.
Auburn, Saturday, Feb. 6: Bean and casserole supper, 5 p.m., Danville Grange Hall. $7, children $4. Game party at 7 p.m.
Auburn, Saturday, Feb. 6: SPROUTS, a family lap-sit program, 10:30-10:50 a.m., Children’s Room,  Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. FMI: 333-6640 or www.auburnpubliclibrary.org.
Gray, Saturday, Feb. 6: Bean and chop suey supper, 5-6 p.m., American Legion, 15 Lewiston Road. $7, 5-11 $2.50, under 5 free.
Leeds, Saturday, Feb. 6:  bean & casserole supper, and homemade pie, 5-6:30 p.m., Leeds Community Church, 123 Church Hill Rd.  $6 adults, $3 children 5-12.  Benefits Leeds Church Furnace Fund.
Sabattus, Saturday, Feb. 6: 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 375-4057.
Poland, Sunday, Feb. 7: Friends of Ricker Library program and potluck supper, 5-7 p.m., Ricker Memorial Library, 1211 Maine St. Bring dish to share.
Auburn, Monday, Feb. 8: Mom’s morning out, 9:30-11 p.m., Maggie Trafton Program Room, Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. FMI: 333-6640 or www.auburnpubliclibrary.org
Auburn, Monday, Feb. 8: Sweet Peas, 10:30-10:50 a.m., Maggie Trafton Program Room, Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. FMI: 333-6640 or www.auburnpubliclibrary.org
Auburn, Monday, Feb. 8: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 1-6 p.m., Hilton Garden Inn Auburn, 14 Great Falls Plaza.
Dixfield, Monday, Feb. 8: Pre-school storytime hour, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Ludden Library, 42 Main St.FMI: 562-8838. 
Auburn, Tuesday, Feb. 9: “Prime Time” movie: Singin’ in the Rain, 2-4 p.m., Library Androscoggin Community Room, 49 Spring St. Ages 50 and up. FMI: 333-6640 or www.auburnpubliclibrary.org.
Lewiston, Tuesday, Feb. 9: American Red Cross blood drive, 3-8 p.m., Bates College Chase Hall, 23 Campus Dr.
Monmouth, Friday, Feb. 19: Youth ice fishing derby, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Cochnewagon Lake. Free. Ages 12 and under. Bring own gear. Prizes. Register by Feb. 5. FMI: Jack Traps 933-9499.


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