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
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
Lewiston, Wednesday, Feb. 3: Book buddies, 4 p.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. FMI: 513-3133 or www.lplonline.org/kids.
Lewiston, Wednesday, Feb. 3: Read to a Dog, 5:30 p.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. To reserve a spot, call 513-3133.
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.
Lewiston, Thursday, Feb. 4: Kids’ cooking club for ages 7-14, 4 p.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Space limited. Sponsored by Lots to Gardens. Sign up at 513-3133.
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.
Lewiston, Friday, Feb. 5: 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.
Auburn, Saturday, Feb. 6: Karaoke/dance with Jean Louis, 8 p.m. to midnight, Williams J. Rogers American Legion Post 153, 71 So. Main St. No Charge.
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.
Lewiston, Saturday, Feb. 6: Read to a Dog, noon, Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. To reserve a spot, call 513-3133.
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.
Sabattus, Sunday, Feb. 7: Buffet breakfast, 7:30-10 a.m., Legion Post 135, 40 Island Road. $6, 10 and under $3.
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.
Lewiston, Monday, Feb. 8: Art Van program, 4 p.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. FMI: 513-3133 or www.lplonline.org/kids.
Lewiston, Monday, Feb. 8: All-ages story time, 7 p.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. FMI: 513-3133 or www.lplonline.org/kids.
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.
Lewiston, Tuesday, Feb. 9: 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, Tuesday, Feb. 9: Book buddies, 4 p.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. FMI: 513-3133 or www.lplonline.org/kids.
Auburn, Wednesday, Feb. 10: Preschool story time for ages 3-5, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m., Library Children’s Room, 49 Spring St. FMI: 333-6640 or auburnpubliclibrary.org.
Auburn, Wednesday, Feb. 10: Teen gaming hour, 2-4 p.m., Library, Androscoggin Community Room, 49 Spring St. FMI: 333-6640 or auburnpubliclibrary.org.
Lewiston, Wednesday, Feb. 10: Book buddies, 4 p.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. FMI: 513-3133 or www.lplonline.org/kids.
Lewiston, Wednesday, Feb. 10: Read to a Dog, 5:30 p.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. To reserve a spot, call 513-3133.
Lewiston, Thursday, Feb. 11: Kids’ cooking club for ages 7-14, 4 p.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Space limited. Sponsored by Lots to Gardens. Sign up at 513-3133.
Lewiston, Friday, Feb. 12: 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, Feb. 12: Food for Thought luncheon, noon, USM/L-A College, Function Room 170. $7 advance, $8 at door. Program on U.S. travel by Alan Elze. Reserve by noon Feb. 11 at 753-6510.
Lisbon, Friday, Feb. 12: Taco supper, 5:30-6:30 p.m., VFW Auxiliary 9459. $6. FMI: 353-2152.
Auburn, Saturday, Feb. 13: Women’s wellness day, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Keller Williams Realty, 34 Center St. Free. Speakers and demonstrations. Donations benefit The Heart Gallery & KW Cares. FMI: 689-9800.
Auburn, Saturday, Feb. 13: Valentine dance, 7-11 p.m., Capt. Frank W. Hulett VFW Post 1603, 588 Minot Ave. Free. FMI: Post 783-2561 or Comdr. Davis 329-8784.
Auburn, Saturday, Feb. 13: Valentine dance, 8 p.m. to midnight, Williams J. Rogers American Legion Post 153, 71 So. Main St. No charge. Music by The Distributors. FMI: 782-1118.
Lewiston, Saturday, Feb. 13: Read to a Dog, noon, Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. To reserve a spot, call 513-3133.
Lewiston, Saturday, Feb. 13: Bean and casserole supper, 4:45-6 p.m., Calvary United Methodist Church, 59 Sabattus St. $7, children $3.
Lisbon Falls, Saturday, Feb. 13: Bean and casserole supper, 4:45-6 p.m., Holy Trinity Church parish hall, 67 Frost Hill Ave. $6, 4-11 $4, under 4 free, family with children under 12 $15. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus Council 2358. FMI: 353-5636.
Mechanic Falls, Saturday, Feb. 13: Turkey supper, 5-6:30 p.m., Congregational Hall, Elm Street. $7, children $3.50. Sponsored by Waterford World’s Fair. FMI: 514-0333.
New Gloucester, Saturday, Feb. 13: Cabin Fever book and bake sale, 9 a.m. to noon, Public Library. Sponsored by Friends of the New Gloucester Library. FMI: 926-3840.
Sabattus, Saturday, Feb. 13: Bean supper and dance, supper 5 p.m., dance until 9:30 p.m., Jacques Cartier Club, Wales Road. Supper $6, dance $5, both $10. Music by The Trio. FMI: 375-4850.
Auburn, Sunday, Feb. 14: Breakfast, 8-10:30 a.m., VFW Post 1603, 588 Minot Ave. $4/$5. Benefits overseas and hospitalized veterans. FMI: 784-6883.
Lewiston, Sunday, Feb. 14: Dance with music by “Patio Cowboy”, 7-11 p.m., Knights of Columbus hall, 150 East. Ave. $8. Ages 21 and up. Doors open at 6 p.m. FMI: 784-0389.
Lisbon Falls, Sunday, Feb. 14: World’s Greatest Sleigh Ride, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., off Route 125. Refreshments. Benefits Pine Tree Camp. Sponsored by Pejepscot Sno-Chiefs and the Farmers Draft Horse, Mule and Pony Club.
Turner, Sunday, Feb. 14: “Music for Mavis” ice skating party, 1-6 p.m., Community Skating Rink, Route 4 between Turner Village Crossing and ice cream stand. Donations. Refreshments. Bring chairs and blankets.
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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