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

Rumford, Wednesday, May 12: preschool storytime, 10 a.m., Children’s Room, Rumford Public Library, 56 Rumford Ave. Ages 2-5. FMI: 364-3661.

Rumford, Thursday, May 13: Community lunch and learn for seniors, 12-1:30 p.m., Rumford Community Home, lower community room. Free. Reservations and FMI: 364-7863.

Carthage, Friday, May 14: Benefit Supper for Jeff Jamison, 5 p.m until sold out, Carthage Town Office. $6, kids 12 and under free. 50/50 Auction.

Rumford, Saturday, May 15: Public Supper, 5 p.m., Rumford United Methodist Church, 455 Linnell St. One seating only. $6, kids under 12 $2.Peru, Sunday, May 16: Pot luck supper, 1 p.m., Community Center. Donations accepted. Bring pot luck item to share. Community softball game at 3 p.m. Rain date May 23.

Dixfield, Monday, May 17: Pre-school story time, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Ludden Library, 42 Main St. All are welcome. FMI: 562-8838.

Rumford, Wednesday, May 19: Preschool story time, 10 a.m., Rumford Public Library, 56 Rumford Ave. Ages 2-5. FMI: 364-3661.

Bethel, Thursday through Saturday, May 20-22: Guys and Dolls, 7 p.m., also Saturday 1 p.m., Helen C. Berry Auditorium, Telstar Regional High School, Route 26. Free admission. FMI: 824-2136.

Rumford, Friday, May 21: American Red Cross blood drive, 8:15 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Mountain Valley High School, 799 Hancock St.