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.

Oxford Hills area

East Conway, N.H., Friday, June 25: Strawberry festival, 4:30-7 p.m., Community Hall. $8, under 12 $5. FMI: 603-939-2262.

Norway, Friday, June 25: Infant and toddler story time for ages 0-2, 10:30 a.m., Memorial Library, 258 Main St. FMI: 743-5308 or www.norway.lib.me.us.

Otisfield, Friday, June 25: Food Pantry, 1-5 p.m., Free Baptist Church, Rayville Road. FMI: 539-4619.

Paris, Friday, June 25: Preschool play group for ages 1-3, 9 a.m., Public Library, 37 Market Square. FMI: 743-6994 or [email protected]

Bethel, Saturday, June 26: Yard sale, 8 a.m., Telstar High School. Sponsored by Rotary Club.

Bethel, Saturday, June 26: Auction, 6:30 p.m., Telstar High School. Sponsored by Rotary Club. Preview 5:30 p.m.

East Sumner, Saturday, June 26: Public breakfast, 8-10 a.m., Congregational Church of East Sumner. Summer solstice evening worship with Rev. Nancy Kennedy, 6:30 p.m.

Locke Mills, Saturday, June 26: Strawberry Festival, 7:30 a.m. until sold out, Locke Mills Union Church.

Mechanic Falls, Saturday, June 26: Pottle Hill road race, 8:30 a.m., Town Square. 1 mile fun run, $5; 5K and 10K $19. Benefits Pathways Inc. Register and FMI: www.pathwaysmaine.com or Wendy 795-4085 ext. 2307.

Norway, Saturday, June 26: Breakfast, 7-10 a.m., Second Congregational Church UCC, 205 Main St. $7, 5-12 $4, under 5 free, family of more than 5 $25. Benefits Laufer family. Reservations and FMI: 743-2290.

Norway, Saturday, June 26: Karaoke with DJ’s “The Old Crows”, 7-11 p.m., American Legion Post 82. $6.

Oxford, Saturday, June 26: Yard and bake sale, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m, Kay House Museum, Pleasant Street. Sponsored by Historical Society.

Oxford, Saturday, June 26: Potluck benefit supper for Becky Smith, 5-6:30 p.m., Old Fire Station, King Street. $6, kids 12 and under $3. 50/50 raffle.

Paris, Saturday, June 26: Jones Dance Band, 7-10 p.m., Legion Hall, Church Street. $5. Lunch counter open.

Paris, Saturday, June 26: Summer Salad Festival, 5-6:30 p.m., Deering Memorial Methodist Church, 39 Main St. $8, kids under 12 $3. Ampler parking behind library and town office.

Paris, Saturday, June 26: Square and round dancing, 7-10 p.m., Swingin’ Bears Square Dancer Club, Oxford Hills Middle School.

Mechanic Falls, Sunday, June 27: Down East Country Music’s talent competition, 10 a.m., Silver Spur, Route 121. $6, seniors/members $5, under 12 $2. Food, 50/50/ raffles. Chem-free. FMI: Jackie 793-8884.

Norway, Tuesday, June 29: Movie: “Toy Story”, 8 p.m., Second Congregational Church parking lot, 205 Main St. Free. Weather permitting. Refreshment stand opens at 7 p.m. Bring chairs or blankets. FMI: 743-2290.

Norway, Wednesday, June 30: Preschool story time for ages 2-6, 10:30 a.m., Memorial Library, 258 Main St. FMI: 743-5308.

Paris, Wednesday, June 30: Concert by Denny Breau, 6-8 p.m., Moore Park. Bring chair or blanket. Rain location: Paris Elementary School.

Norway, Thursday, July 1: Book discussion: “Like Water for Chocolate”, 7 p.m., Memorial Library, 258 Main St. FMI: 743-5309 or [email protected]

Paris, Thursday, July 1: Preschool story time for ages 0-5, 10 a.m., Public Library, 37 Market Square. FMI: 743-6994 or [email protected]

Norway, Friday, July 2: Infant and toddler story time for ages 0-2, 10:30 a.m., Memorial Library, 258 Main St. FMI: 743-5808.

Paris, Friday, July 2: Preschool play group for ages 1-3, 9 a.m., Public Library, 37 Market Square. FMI: 743-6994 or [email protected]

Buckfield, Saturday, July 3: Yard sale, 10 a.m., Legion Hall, Route 140. Fresh strawberry shortcakes, food and plants. Benefits Legion Post 58 and Auxiliary. FMI: 336-2611.

Oxford, Saturday, July 3: Bean supper, 5-6 p.m., Congregational Church, King Street. $7, 3-12 $3, under 3 free. Benefits youth program.

Paris, Saturday, July 3: Jones Dance Band, 7-10 p.m., Legion Hall, Church Street. $5. Lunch counter open.

Waterford, Monday, July 5: Summer breakfast & indoor yard sale , 7:30-10 a.m., yard sale goes to 11 a.m., Wilkins Community House, Plummer Hill Road. $6, kids $3. Proceeds benefit the Building Improvement Fund.

Norway, Wednesday, July 7: preschool storytime, 10:30 a.m., Norway Memorial Library, 258 Main St. Ages 2-6. FMI: 743-5308.


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