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

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.

Rumford, Friday, May 21: Flea market and bake sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., St. Barnabas Episcopal Church.

Dixfield, Monday, May 24: Preschool story time, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Ludden Library, 42 Main St.. FMI: 562-8838.

Rumford, Wednesday, May 26: Preschool story time, 10 a.m., Rumford Public Library, 56 Rumford Ave. Ages 2-5. FMI: 364-3661.

Farmington area

Livermore Falls, Thursday, May 20: Concert by Lolalee and the Country Bandits, 6-8 p.m., Gazebo.

Farmington, Friday, May 21: Farmers market, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Front Street.

Farmington, Friday and Saturday, May 21-22: Yard and plant sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Old South Church, Main Street. Benefits outreach and community service programs.

Chesterville, Saturday, May 22: Chesterville Plant Sale/Bake Sale, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Chesterville Town Hall. Rain or shine. Hosted by Chesterville Heritage Society and Chesterville Extension Homemakers. FMI or to donate plants: 778-3513.

Farmington, Saturday, May 22: Farmers market, 8 a.m. to noon, courthouse parking lot, Main Street.

Farmington, Saturday, May 22: Yard, plant and bake sale, 8 a.m., Trinity Church, Farmington Falls Road.

Livermore, Saturday, May 22: Dance to Country!, 7-10 p.m., New Norlands Grange Hall, off rte. 133. Live Music with Silver and Gold. $5 donations.

New Sharon, Saturday, May 22: Bean and casserole supper, 5-6:30 p.m., United Methodist Church Annex. Sponsored by Woman’s Society.

Turner, Saturday, May 22: Ham supper, 4:30-6:30 p.m., GAR Hall, Route 219. Donations. Sponsored by North Turner Presbyterian Church. FMI: 224-7913 or 225-3370.

Livermore Falls, Monday, May 24: Concert by Stained Grass, 6-8 p.m., Gazebo.

Farmington, Tuesday, May 25: Farmers market, 2-6 p.m., Front Street.

Livermore Falls, Tuesday, May 25: Concert by Barry Wood, 6-8 p.m., Gazebo.

Livermore Falls, Wednesday, May 26: Concert by Nickles and Dimes, 6-8 p.m., Gazebo.

Readfield, Wednesday, May 26: American Red Cross blood drive, 12:30-6 p.m., Maranacook Middle School, 2100 Millard Harrison Dr.

Livermore Falls, Thursday, May 27: Black Hobo Band (Helena Hall) concert, 6-8 p.m., Livermore Falls Gazebo.

Farmington, Friday, May 28: Sandy River Farmers’ Market, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Front Street, between the Better Living Center and Narrow Gauge Cinema.

Livermore Falls, Friday, May 28: History Night, 4-8 p.m., Main and Depot Streets. Displays, exhibits, entertainment

Farmington, Saturday, May 29: Farmers market, 8 a.m. to noon, courthouse parking lot, Main Street.

Farmington, Saturday, May 29: Maine Mountain Chamber Music: A celebration of Robert Schumann’s 200th birthday, 7:30 p.m., Nordica Auditorium, UMF. $9, seniors $7, under 16 and UMF students free. FMI: 645-2157.

Livermore, Saturday, May 29: Perennial plant and bake sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Community Building, Church Street. Rain or shine. Benefits Public Library. FMI: 897-7173.

Livermore Falls, Monday, May 31: Stained Glass Concert, 6-8:30p.m., Livermore Falls Gazebo.

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