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.

Rumford area

Dixfield, Friday, April 2: Roast pork or fish chowder supper, 4-6 p.m., American Legion Swasey-Torrey Post 100. $6, 6-12 $4, 5 and under free.

Dixfield, Monday, April 5: Preschool story time, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Ludden Library, 42 Main St. FMI: 562-8838.

Rumford, Wednesday, April 7: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 12-5:30 p.m., Eagles, 13 Oxford  Ave.

Rumford, Wednesday, April 7: Preschool storytime, 10 a.m., Children’s Room, Rumford Public Library, 56 Rumford Ave. Ages 2-5. FMI: 364-3661.

Bethel, Thursday, April 8: World Music with Viva Quetzal, last performance of the Mahoosuc Arts Council Gould Performing Arts Series season, 7 p.m., Bingham Auditorium. $10, $6 kids under 12. Funded by grant from New England Foundation for the Arts, New England States Touring Program.

Dixfield, Friday, April 9: Juggling duo “TWO”, 6:30 p.m., Dirigo Elementary School. $5. Sponsored by TW Dirigo Middle School Classroom Boosters.

Mexico, Friday, April 9: Lithuanian pot luck supper, 5 p.m., below Town Office. Presentation by David and Louise Botkus on trip to Lithuania.

Rumford, Friday, April 9: Auction, 6:30 p.m., Eagles Club. Doors open at 5 p.m. Benefits Holy Savior School. Donations of items or money: 364-2528 or Collette 364-5157.

Rumford, Saturday, April 10: Chili and chowder cookoff, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., American Legion Hall. 6 samples $5. Pastries for sale. Benefits River Valley Relay for Life.

Rumford, Saturday, April 10: Baked ham supper, 4:45 p.m., St. A-St. John’s Church hall. $7, under 12 $3. Takeout available.

Dixfield, Monday, April 12: pre-school storytime hour, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Ludden Library, 42 Main St. All are welcome. FMI: 562-8838.