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.

Farmington area

Livermore Falls, Monday, July 12: Stained Glass concert, 6-8:30 p.m., Gazebo.

Farmington, Tuesday, July 13: Concert by The Crosbys, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Meeting House Park Gazebo. Free. Weather permitting.

Farmington, Tuesday, July 13: Farmers market, 2-6 p.m., Front Street.

Livermore Falls, Tuesday, July 13: Concert by The Crosbys, 6-8 p.m., Gazebo.

Phillips, Tuesday, July 13: American Red Cross blood drive, 2-6:30 p.m., American Legion, 15 Depot Road.

Wilton, Tuesday, July 13: Story time and activity, 10:30 a.m., Public Library. Sandy Warren reads “Miss Rumphius” by Barbara Cooney.

Livermore Falls, Wednesday, July 14: Concert by Larry Wright, 6-8 p.m., Gazebo.

Wilton, Wednesday, July 14: Author/illustrator Chris Van Dusen, 6 p.m., Public Library. “Circus Ship” sale and signing.

Farmington, Thursday, July 15: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Walmart, 615 Wilton Rd.

Livermore Falls, Thursday, July 15: Lolalee & the Country Bandits concert, 6-8:30 p.m., Livermore Falls Gazebo.

Turner, Thursday, July 15: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 2-7 p.m., Leavitt High School, 21 Matthews Way

Wilton, Thursday, July 15: 2010 Summer Reading Program “Beaver At Long Pond,” by William T. George and beaver activity, 6 p.m., Wilton Free Public Library.

Farmington, Friday, July 16: Farmers market, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Front Street.

Livermore Falls, Friday, July 16: Concert by Terry Moore and Christine, 6-8 p.m., Gazebo.

Wilton, Friday, July 16: Book bingo, 1 p.m., Public Library. Win books.

Farmington, Saturday, July 17: Farmers market, 8 a.m. to noon, Courthouse parking lot, Main Street.

Wayne, Saturday, July 17: Wayne Farmers’ Market, 8:30-11 a.m., the Green, next to the Post Office, Main Street. FMI: http://waynefarmersmarket.weebly.com.

Farmington, Sunday through Thursday, July 18-22: Maine Jazz Camp faculty concerts, 8 p.m., UMF, Roberts Learning Center C131. Free. FMI: 778-7758.

Livermore Falls, Monday, July 19: Concert by Stained Grass, 6-8 p.m., Gazebo.

Farmington, Tuesday, July 20: Sandy River farmers’ market, 2-6 p.m., Front Street, between Better Living Center, Narrow Gauge Cinema.

Farmington, Tuesday, July 20: Arizona Rose & the Rich Ric Band summer concert, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Farmington Meeting House Park Gazebo. Weather permitting. Free.

Livermore Falls, Tuesday, July 20: Silver & Gold concert, 6-8:30 p.m., Gazebo.

Wilton, Tuesday, July 20: Story time and activity, 10:30 a.m., Public Library. Town Manager Rhonda Irish reads “Little loon and Papa” by Toni Buzzeo. FMI: 645-4831.

Livermore Falls, Wednesday, July 21: Concert by Nickles & Dimes, 6-8 p.m., Gazebo.

Rangeley, Wednesday, July 21: Community breakfast, 7-9 a.m., American Legion, 2378 Main St. Sponsored by Ladies Auxiliary. FMI: 864-5115.

Wilton, Wednesday, July 21: Story time and activity, 6 p.m., Kineowatha Park. Rain or shine. Meet at Reunion Building parking lot. Sandy Warren reads “Fairy Houses” by Tracy Kane.

Livermore Falls, Thursday, July 22: Black Hobo band (Helena Hall) concert, 6-8:30 p.m., Gazebo.

Wilton, Thursday, July 22: Summer reading program-Scott Lindsay from the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife reads, “Bearly-there,”by Rebekah Raye, 6 p.m., Wilton Free Public Library. FMI: 645-4831.

Oxford Hills area

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

Fryeburg, Tuesday, July 13: Bean and casserole supper, supper 5 p.m., New Church, 12 Oxford St. $8, children $5.

Fryeburg, Tuesday, July 13: Concert, 7 p.m., Bradley Park. Sponsored by Fryeburg New Church.

Locke Mills, Tuesday, July 13: Supper dance, 5-9:30 p.m., American Legion Hall. $10, children $3. Music by the Richard Felt Orchestra.

Norway, Wednesday, July 14: Preschool story time for ages 2-6, 10:30 a.m., Memorial Library, 258 Main St. FMI: 743-5308.

Paris, Wednesday, July 14: Juggling show by TWO, 10 a.m., Moore Park. Rain location: Paris Elementary School.

Paris, Wednesday, July 14: Concert by Barry Wood, 6-8 p.m., Moore Park.

Waterford, Wednesday, July 14: Breakfast and indoor yard sale, 7:30-10/11 a.m., Wilkins Community House, off Town Common on Plummer Hill Road. $6, 5-10 $3, under 5 free.

Norway, Thursday, July 15: Norway Farmers’ Market, 2-6 p.m., parking lot behind the Fare Share Market, Main Street. Rain or shine.

Norway, Thursday, July 15: “Pomegranate Soup,” by Marsha Mehran book discussion, 7 p.m., Norway Memorial Library. FMI: 743-5309 or www.norway.lib.me.us.

Paris, Thursday, July 15: Pre-school story time, 10 a.m., Paris Public Library, 37 Market Square. Ages 0-5. FMI: 743-6994 or email [email protected]

Paris, Thursday, July 15: “Preserving the Harvest,” 5:30-8:30 p.m., Oxford County Cooperative Extension Office, 9 Olson Road. Register by July 8. $10. Bring potholder. FMI or to register call: 743-6329 or 1-800-287-1482.

Norway, Friday, July 16: Story time for infants and toddlers ages 0-2, 10:30 a.m., Memorial Library, 258 Main St. FMI: 743-5308 or www.norway.lib.me.us.

Paris, Friday, July 16: Preschool play group for ages 1-3, 9 a.m., Public Library, 37 Market Square. FMI: 743-6994 or [email protected]

Raymond, Saturday, July 17: Drive-in style supper, 4:30-6 p.m., Community Church, Main Street, Route 121. Per item pricing. Eat in or take out. Picnic tent and music.

Paris, Saturday, July 17: Indoor yard sale, 8-11 a.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 34 Buckfield Road, Route 117. Handicap accessible. FMI: 783-6906 or [email protected]

Paris, Saturday, July 17: Jones Dance Band, 7-10 p.m., Legion Hall, Church Street. $5. Lunch counter open.

West Paris, Sunday, July 18: Open house, 2-4 p.m., Finnish-American Heritage Center, 8 Maple St. Museum, library, gift shop.

Mechanic Falls, Tuesday, July 20: American Red Cross blood drive, 1-6 p.m., Mechanic Falls Town Hall, 108 Lewiston St.

Bethel, Wednesday, July 21: American Red Cross blood drive, 2-7 p.m., Telstar High School, 284 Walkers Mills Road.

Norway, Wednesday, July 21: Preschool story time for ages 2-6, 10:30 a.m., Memorial Library, 258 Main St. FMI: 743-5308 or www.norway.lib.me.us.

Paris, Wednesday, July 21: Storyteller Antonio Rocha, 10 a.m., Paris Elementary School.

Paris, Wednesday, July 21: Concert by Dave Rowe Trio, 6-8 p.m., Moore Park. Rain location: Paris Elementary School.

Harrison, Thursday, July 22: American Red Cross blood drive, 1-6 p.m., United Parish Congregational Church, 77 Main St.

Norway, Thursday, July 22: Norway Farmers’ Market, 2-6 p.m., parking lot behind teh Fare Share Market, Main St. Rain or shine.

Paris, Thursday, July 22: Preschool Story time, 10 a.m., Paris Public Library, 37 Market Square. Ages 0-5. FMI: 743-6994 or [email protected]

Rumford area

Rumford, Monday, July 12: Summer Fest-Dragonfly Majesties of the Pond with Jerry Schneider, 3 p.m., Rumford Public Library. Bring a white tee shirt for the craft, or buy one for $4.00.

Mexico, Tuesday, July 13: Story time for ages 2-12, 10 a.m., Public Library, 134 Main St. “Lovely Librarian” with Michelle Boucher-Ladd and Brenda Sassi. FMI: 364-3281 or [email protected]

Rumford, Tuesday, July 13: Summer Fest-Let’s Explore the Rain Forest with June Giambattista, 3 p.m., Rumford Public Library. Area children and their friends are welcome.

Rumford, Wednesday, July 14: Summer Fest-Snakes Alive! It’s Rob White the Snakeman, 3 p.m., Rumford Public Library. Area children and their friends are welcome.

Rumford, Thursday, July 15: Summer Fest-Pet show, 3 p.m., Rumford Public Library. Ages 3 to 15. Pet must be on a leash or in a carrier, and child accompanied by an adult. Arrive at 2:45 to register your pet. Area children and their friends are welcome.

Mexico, Friday, July 16: River Valley farmers market, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Labonville, 53 River Road. New vendors welcome. FMI: Gail 364-2424.

Rumford, Friday, July 16: Summer Fest-Picnic in the Park Teddy Bear Picnic with Sue Bousquet and Stacey Holman, 12 p.m. noon, Rumford Public Library. Bring your lunch, picnic blanket, and Teddy Bear! Rain or shine.

Andover, Saturday, July 17: Versatility Trail Challenge, Ellis River Riders, Airport Road. Rain date July 18. Pre-register at www.ellisriverriders.com.

Mexico, Tuesday, July 20: “Show and Tell” Pet Show, 10 a.m., Mexico Public Library, 134 Main St. Pets must be on leash or in carriers. Ages 2-12. FMI: 364-3281 or [email protected]

Bethel, Wednesday, July 21: American Red Cross blood drive, 2-7 p.m., Telstar High School, 284 Walkers Mills Road.

Lewiston area

Lewiston, Monday, July 12: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 1-6 p.m., Knights of Columbus, 150 East Ave.

Auburn, Tuesday, July 13: Preschool story time, 10 a.m., Library Children’s Room, 49 Spring St. FMI: 333-6640 or www.auburnpubliclibrary.org.

Auburn, Wednesday, July 14: Teen gaming, 3-4 p.m., Library, Androscoggin Community Room, 49 Spring St. FMI: 333-6640 or www.auburnpubliclibrary.org.

Auburn, Wednesday, July 14: Auburn Community Band: “Music of Famous Musicians”, 7-8:15 p.m., Festival Plaza, Main Street. Free. Bring chair. Rain location: Hilton Garden Inn. FMI: 333-6601 ext 2108 or www.auburncommunityband.com.

Auburn, Thursday, July 15: Ocean Adventure Touch Talk, 9:30 a.m. and again at 11 a.m., Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. Free. Space is limited. FMI and to register: 333-6640 ext. 3.

Auburn, Thursday, July 15: Teen Movie Series: “Drop Dead Fred”, 3-5 p.m., Androscoggin Community Room, Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. Free. Refreshments. Presented by the Sexual Assault Crisis Center and Auburn Public Library, sponsored by P&G/Tambrands.

Lewiston, Thursday, July 15: Summer Craft: Hummingbirds, 10-11 a.m., Parent Resource Centerd, Advocated for Children, 57 Birch St. Lewiston.

Naples, Thursday, July 15: Family-Kids music performed by Mary Christine aka Mary Ukelady, 10:30 a.m., Naples Library, 940 Roosevelt Trail. Free. FMI: 693-6841.

Turner, Thursday, July 15: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 2-7 p.m., Leavitt High School, 21 Matthews Way.

Auburn, Friday, July 16: Teen open mic night, 6-8 p.m., Library Androscoggin Community Room, 49 Spring St. Sign up at 5:30 p.m. Free. Canned food item donation. Sponsored by P&G/Tambrands. FMI: Sally 333-6640 ext. 4 or [email protected]

Lisbon, Friday, July 16; Crab meat roll supper, 5:30-6:30 p.m., VFW 9459 Auxiliary.

Sabattus, Friday and Saturday, July 16-17: Garage sale, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Dominican Convent, 61 Lisbon Road. Benefits Loaves & Fishes. FMI: Sister Lucille 375-8399.

Auburn, Saturday, July 17: Indoor yard sale, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Danville Junction Grange. Raffles, baked goods, and white elephant items. Luncheon. FMI: 998-5331.

Lewiston, Saturday, July 17: American Red Cross blood drive, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Pathway Vineyard Church, 9 Foss Road.

Lisbon Falls, Saturday, July 17: Stuffed toy drive, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Family Dollar Store, Route 196. Benefits Lisbon Police Dept. and Androscoggin County Sheriff’s Dept. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus Council 2358.

New Gloucester, Saturday, July 17: first of the season Smorgasbord Suppers, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Sabbathday Lake Grange, 370 Sabbathday Road. $7.50, kids under 10 $3.

Lewiston, Sunday, July 18: Dance with music by Patio Cowboy, 7-11 p.m., Knights of Columbus hall, 150 East Ave. $8. Doors open at 6 p.m., FMI: 784-0389.

New Gloucester, Sunday, July 18: Let’s salsa: preserving tomatoes, peppers and spices, 1 p.m., Community Market, Amvet parking lot, Route 100. FMI: 926-5919 or www.newgloucestergardens.com.

Auburn, Tuesday, July 20: Preschool Stories, 10 a.m., Children’s Room, Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. FMI: 333-6640 or www.auburnpubliclibrary.org.

Auburn, Tuesday, July 20: Classic Film Series: Calamity Jane (1953), 2-4 p.m., Androscoggin Community Room, Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. 50 cents. FMI: 333-6640 or www.auburnpubliclibrary.org

Mechanic Falls, Tuesday, July 20: American Red Cross blood drive, 1-6 p.m., Mechanic Falls Town Hall, 108 Lewiston St.

Auburn, Wednesday, July 21: Teen Anime Club, 3-4 p.m., Library, Androscoggin Community Room, 49 Spring St. FMI: 333-6640 or www.auburnpubliclibrary.org.

Auburn, Wednesday, July 21: Auburn Community Band: “It’s Show Time!”, 7-8:15 p.m., Festival Plaza, Main Street. Free. Rain location: Hilton Garden Inn. Bring lawn chair. FMI: 333-6601 ext 2108 or www.auburncommunityband.com.

Auburn, Thursday, July 22: Milkweed Puppet Theater, 10-11 a.m., Androscoggin Community Room, Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. Free. All are welcome. FMI: 333-6640 or www.auburnpubliclibrary.org.

Auburn, Thursday, July 22: Teen Movie Series: What’s Eating Gilbert Grape?, 2-4 p.m., Androscoggin Community Room, Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. Free. Refreshments served. Presented by the Secual Assualty Crisis Center and Auburn Public Library. Sponsored by P&G/Tambrands. FMI: 333-6640 or www.auburnpubliclibrary.org.

Auburn, Thursday, July 22: Shakespeare on the Green, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Library Lawn, Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. Presented by The Poland Players. Donations accepted. Rain location Androscoggin Community Room. FMI: 333-6640 or www.auburnpubliclibrary.org.

Lewiston, Thursday, July 22: Summer Craft: Ziplock Aquariums, 10-11 a.m., Parent Resource Center, Advocates for Children, 57 Birch St. FMI: 783-3990 or www. advocatesforchildren.net.


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