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, 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.

Naples, Friday, July 16: “Rock Their Jocks Off” karaoke by football team, 7-11 p.m., Lake Region High School cafeteria. $5. Requests $5, $10.

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.

Norway, Saturday, July 17: Concert by Fred Merrill, 6 p.m., Church of the Nazarene, 10 Grove St. Free. FMI: Pastor Shawn 393-7060.

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.

Paris, Saturday, July 17: Pie sale, 9 a.m. until sold out, Paris Hill. By the ladies of the Deering Memorial United Methodist Church.

Bridgton, Sunday, July 18: Public skating, 12-2 p.m., Bridgton Academy. $4, $3 students, $2 under 6 and seniors, $4 rentals. FMI: Matt Foye 647-7637.

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.

North Waterford, Tuesday, July 20: Bean supper with strawberry shortcake, 5-6:30 p.m., Congregational Church, Five Kezars Road, off Routes 35 and 37. $7, under 12 $3.50.

Waterford, Tuesday, July 20: Beano, 7:30 p.m., Papoose Pond Camping Resort, 700 Waterford Rd. Benefits Stoneham Rescue Service.

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.

Sumner, Wednesday, July 21: Senior citizen lunch and bingo, noon, Congregational Church. Admission: can of fruit.

Sumner, Wednesday, July 21: Knitting group, 4 p.m., Congregational Church.

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]

Norway, Friday, July 23: Baby boosters, 10:30 a.m., Norway Library, 258 Main St. Ages 0-2. FMI: 743-5308 or www.norway.lib.me.us.

Paris, Friday, July 23: Preschool play group, 9 a.m., Public Library, 37 Market Square. Ages 1-3. FMI: 743-6994 or [email protected]

Otisfield, Friday, July 23: Fourth Friday Food Pantry, 1-5 p.m., East Otisfield Free Baptist Church, Rayville Road. FMI: 539-4619.

Paris, Saturday, July 24: Jones Dance Band, 7-10 p.m., Legion Hall, Church Street. $5. Lunch counter open.

Sumner, Saturday, July 24: Meatloaf supper, 5:30 p.m., Congregational Church.

Bridgton, Sunday, July 25: Public skating, 12-2 p.m., Bridgton Academy. $4, $3 students, $2 under 6 and seniors, $4 rentals. FMI: Matt Foye 647-7637.

Paris, Sunday, July 25: Sermon and music with guest Phil Dubois, 9 a.m., First Congregational Church, 17 East Main St. FMI: 743-2437 or www.southpariscongregational.com.

West Paris, Sunday, July 25: Open house, 2-4 p.m., Finnish-American Heritage Center, 8 Maple St. Museum, gift shop, library.

Paris, Monday, July 26: Knitting club, 4-5 p.m., Public Library, 37 Market Square. FMI: 743-6994 or [email protected]

Sumner, Monday-Friday, July 26-30: Vacation Bible School, 8:45 a.m. to noon, Congregational Church.


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