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, 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.
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.
Lewiston, Saturday, Feb. 6: benefit spaghetti supper for Julie Anctil, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Holy Family Church Hall, 607 Sabattus St. $7, kids under 6  free. Sponsored by The Knights of Columbus Council 10019. Handicapped accessible.
Lewiston, Saturday, Feb. 6: Read to a Dog, noon, Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. To reserve a spot, call 513-3133.
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.
Auburn, Sunday, Feb. 7: Pancake Breakfast, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., St. Phillip’s Church, Rt. 4. $5, under age 12 $2. Open to public. Sponsered by the family groups of the parish.
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.
Mechanic Falls,Wednesday, Feb. 10: Dwinal Chapter no. 28, Order of the Eastern Star, pot luck supper, 6:30 p.m., the Masonic Hall, Route 1. Supper is open to the public. Followed by stated meeting, 7:30. FMI: Kathy Williamson 783-4872.
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.
Auburn, Saturday, Feb. 13: Bottle drive, starting at 10 a.m., local area pick up. Supports Edward Little High School boy’s ice hockey.
Auburn, Saturday, Feb. 13: Sprouts program for ages 0-24 months, 10:30-10:50 a.m., Library Children’s Room, 49 Spring St. FMI: 333-6640 or auburnpubliclibrary.org.
Lewiston, Saturday, Feb. 13: Valentine roast pork dinner and dance, 6-11 p.m., Knights of Columbus hall, 150 East Ave. Music by Patio Cowboy. Ticket deadline Feb. 9. Tickets and FMI: Leo Baillargeon 784-0389.
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.
Auburn, Tuesday, Feb. 16: Drop-in art for grades 1-4, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Library Maggie Trafton Program Room, 49 Spring St. FMI: 333-6640 ext. 3.
Auburn, Tuesday, Feb. 16: “Prime Time” movie for ages 50 and up: Brigadoon, 2-4 p.m., Library Androscoggin Community Room, 49 Spring St. FMI: 333-6640 or auburnpubliclibrary.org.
Lewiston, Tuesday, Feb. 16: Preschool story time for ages 2½-5, 10 a.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Siblings welcome. FMI: 513-3133 or lplonline.org./kids.
Lewiston, Tuesday, Feb. 16: Movie: Up, 2 p.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Rated PG. Free and open to all ages. FMI: 513-3133 or lplonline.org/kids.
Lewiston, Tuesday, Feb. 16: Book buddies, 4 p.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. FMI: 513-3133 or lplonline.org/kids.
Lewiston, Tuesday and Thursday, Feb. 16&18: Playing with Food two-part series, 11 a.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Space limited to 8. Sponsored by Lots to Gardens. Sign up at 513-3844, ask for Ari, or in Children’s Room.
Auburn, Wednesday, Feb. 17: 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. 17: Teen Anime Club, 3 p.m., Library Androscoggin Community Room, 49 Spring St. FMI: 333-6640 or auburnpubliclibrary.org.
Lewiston, Wednesday, Feb. 17: Movie: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, 2 p.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Rated PG. Free and open to all ages. FMI: 513-3133 or lplonline.org/kids.
Lewiston, Wednesday, Feb. 17: Book buddies, 4 p.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. FMI: 513-3133 or lplonline.org/kids.
Lewiston, Wednesday, Feb. 17: Read to a Dog, 5:30 p.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Reserve a spot at 513-3133. FMI: lplonline.org/kids.
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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