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

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]

Oxford, Thursday, July 1: American Red Cross blood drive, 1-6 p.m., American Legion Post 112, 169 King St.

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.

Canton, Saturday, July 3: Pancake breakfast, 7-10 a.m., Whitney Lodge. $5, kids under 12 $3. Proceeds benefit the Whitney Lodge Build Fund, for new roof. 

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.

Paris, Saturday, July 3: “Old Tyme Bean Supper,” 5-6:30 p.m., First Baptist Church of Paris, Paris Hill. $6, kids 12 and under $3. Proceeds benefit the Church general fund and 10% to the Community food pantry.

Otisfield, Sunday, July 4: Otisfield Fourth of July parade, 11 a.m., leads to Spurr’s Corner Fire Station on Route 121. FMI: Pat Dyer-Haggerty 627-6950 or Noreen Edwards 627-7033.

Otisfield, Sunday, July 4: Otisfield Fourth of July Breakfast, 7:30-9 a.m., Spurrs Corner Church. Followed by an hour of spiritual music. Pat Dyer-Haggerty 627-6950 or Noreen Edwards 627-7033.

Otisfield, Sunday, July 4: Otisfield Fourth of July bake sale and pie contests, drop pies off in morning, Spurrs Corner Fire Station. After winners are announced, pies will be sold to benefit

Kerry Grover Memorial Fund. Donations welcomed. FMI: George Galarneau, 890-4674.

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.

Naples, Tuesday, July 6: American Red Cross blood drive, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Library, 940 Roosevelt Trail.

Harrison, Wednesday, July 7: 5K fun “Run by the Lake”, 7 p.m., Crystal Lake. Walkers welcome. Refreshments and awards. Sponsored by Recreation Dept. Register at Runreg.com or Active.com. FMI: [email protected]

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

Paris, Thursday, July 8: Preschool story time for ages 0-5, 10 a.m., Public Library, 37 Market Square. FMI: 743-6994 or [email protected]

Norway, Friday, July 9: Baby boosters, 10:30 a.m., Norway Memorial Library, 258 Main St. Ages 0-2. Free. No registration. FMI: 743-5308 or www.norway.lib.me.us.

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

Paris, Friday, July 9: Karaoke and dancing with The Old Crows, 7-11 p.m., South Paris Legion Hall, Church St.  $6, kids 12 and under $3. 50/50 raffle. Lunch counter. Chem free. For the whole family.

Bethel, Saturday, July 10: Gem, mineral and jewelry show, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Telstar Regional High School, Route 26. $2, under 12 free.

Bridgton, Saturday, July 10: Strawberry breakfast, 7:30-10:30 a.m., First Congregational Church UCC, 33 South High St. $8, 5-10 $3, under 5 $2. Benefits community outreach services.

Bryant Pond, Saturday, July 10: Book and white elephant sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Whitman Memorial Library.

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

Bethel, Sunday, July 11: Gem, mineral and jewelry show, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Telstar Regional High School, Route 26. $2, under 12 free.

Fryeburg, Monday, July 12: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 2-7 p.m., Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, 857 Main St.


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