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, Aug. 30: Stained Grass concert, 6-8 p.m., Gazebo.

Farmington, Tuesday, Aug. 31: Sandy River Farmers’ Market, 2-6 p.m., Front Street.

Farmington, Tuesday, Aug. 31: Seminole Wind (Jeff and Donna Wells) Free concert, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Farmington Meeting House Park Gazebo. Weather permitting.

Livermore, Tuesday, Aug. 31: A living history tour, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Washburn-Norlands Living History Center, 290 Norlands Road. $10, $6 for kids 12 and under, $25 for family. Proceeds benefit Norlands educational programs for Maine school children. FMI: norlands.org or 897-4366.

Livermore Falls, Tuesday, Aug. 31: Silver & Gold concert, 6-8 p.m., Gazebo.

Turner, Tuesday, Aug. 31: Concert by Mary Murphy, 6-8 p.m., Gazebo, Route 117. Bring chair. Rain location: Turner Center Grange.

Livermore Falls, Wednesday, Sept. 1: Nickles and Dimes concert, 6-8:30 p.m., Gazebo. Free.

Livermore, Thursday, Sept. 2: A living history tour, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Washburn-Norlands Living History Center, 290 Norlands Road. $10, $6 for kids 12 and under, $25 for family. Proceeds benefit Norlands educational programs for Maine school children. FMI: norlands.org or 897-4366.

Livermore Falls, Thursday, Sept. 2: Black Hobo Band (Helena Hall) concert, 6-8:30 p.m., Gazebo. Free.

Farmington, Friday, Sept. 3: Sandy River farmers’ market, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Front St., between Better Living Center and Narrow Gauge Cinema.

Livermore Falls, Friday, Sept. 3: Concert by Terry Moore and Christine, 6-8 p.m., Gazebo.

Farmington, Saturday, Sept. 4: farmers’ market, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., Main St.

Jay, Saturday, Sept. 4: Bean and casserole supper, 4-6 p.m., North Jay Grange #10. $7, 10 and under $3. Dinner music by Nickles and Dimes. FMI: 645-4628, 645-2910 or 645-2217.

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

Farmington, Tuesday, Sept. 7: Sandy River farmers’ market, 2-6 p.m., Front St., between the Better Living Center and Narrow Gauge Cinema.

Livermore Falls, Tuesday, Sept. 7: Concert featuring Silver & Gold, 6-8 p.m., Gazebo.

Livermore Falls, Wednesday, Sept. 8: Concert featuring Larry Wright, 6-8 p.m., Gazebo.

Oxford Hills area

Norway, Wednesday, Sept. 1: Preschool storytime, 10:30 a.m., Norway Memorial Library, 258 Main St. Age 2-6, FMI: 743-5308 or www.norway.lib.me.us.

Norway, Thursday, Sept. 2: Norway Farmers’ Market, 2-6 p.m., parking lot behind Fare Share Market on Main Street.

Paris, Thursday, Sept. 2: Preschool storytime, 10 a.m., Paris Public Library, 37 Market Square. Age 0-5. FMI: 743-6994 or paris.public.library.MSLN.net.

Norway, Friday, Sept. 3: Baby boosters, 10:30 a.m., Norway Memorial Library children’s room, 258 Main St. Infants up to age 2. FMI: 743-5308 or www.norway.lib.me.us.

Paris, Friday, Sept. 3: Preschool play group, 9:30 a.m., Public Library, 37 Market Square. Ages 1-3. FMI: 743-6994 or [email protected]

East Sumner, Saturday, Sept. 4: Community potluck supper, 5:30 p.m., Congregational Church of East Sumner.

Norway, Saturday, Sept. 4: Yard sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 14 Grove St. Sponsored by Church of the Nazarene. Benefits teen youth conference. To donate items: Pastor Shawn 393-7960.

South Paris, Saturday, Sept. 4: Supper and dance, supper 5-6 p.m., dance 6:30-10 p.m., Legion Hall, Church Street. Supper $7, dance $5. Music by Jones Dance Band.

Norway, Wednesday, Sept. 8: Preschool story time, 10:30 a.m., Norway Memorial Library children’s room, 258 Main St. Ages 2-6. FMI: 743-5308 or www.norway.lib.me.us.

Rumford area

Mexico, Friday, Sept. 3: River Valley Farmers Market, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Labonville, 53 River Road. New vendors welcome. FMI: Gail Cutting at 364-3424.

Rumford, Saturday, Sept. 4: Corned beef and ham supper, 5 p.m., Blazing Star Lodge, Route 232. $8, under 12 $4. Take out available. 6:30 seating if needed. FMI: 364-4715.

Mexico, Monday, Sept. 6: Preschool Story Hour, 10 a.m., Mexico Public Library, 134 Main St. FMI: 364-3281 or [email protected]

Lewiston area

Auburn, Monday, Aug. 30: American Red Cross blood drive, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Fox Ridge Golf Club, 550 Penley Corner Road.

Lewiston, Monday, Aug. 30: Storytime for all ages, 6 p.m., Lewiston Public Library, Children’s Room. FMI: 513-3133 or lplonline.org.

Lewiston, Tuesday, Aug. 31: Storytime for ages 0-2 1/2, 10:30 a.m., Lewiston Public Library, Children’s Room. FMI: 513-3133 or lplonline.org.

Lewiston, Tuesday, Aug. 31: Lewiston Farmers’ Market, 2-6 p.m., Kennedy Park. FMI: 513-3844 or [email protected]

Turner, Tuesday, Aug. 31: Concert by Mary Murphy, 6-8 p.m., Gazebo, Route 117. Bring chair. Rain location: Turner Center Grange.

Lewiston, Wednesday, Sept. 1: Read to Maggie the Dog, 5:30 p.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Reserve a spot at 513-3133.

Lewiston, Wednesday, Sept. 1: St. Mary’s Market, 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., corner of Campus and LaFayette. FMI: 513-3844 or [email protected]

Lewiston, Thursday, Sept. 2: Painting with Brushes summer craft, 10-11 a.m., Advocates for Children, Parent Resource center, 57 Birch St. FMI: 783-3990 or www.advocatesforchidren.net.

Lewiston, Thursday, Sept. 2: Kids’ cooking club, 4 p.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Ages 7-14. Sponsored by Lots to Gardens. Sign up at 513-3133.

Lewiston, Friday, Sept. 3: Preschool story time for ages 2 1/2-5, 10:30 a.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. FMI: 513-3133 or lplonline.org.

Sabattus, Friday/Saturday, Sept. 3/4: Garage sale, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Dominican Convent, 61 Lisbon Road. Benefits Loaves and Fishes. FMI: Sister Lucille at 375-8399.

Auburn, Saturday, Sept. 4: Movie showing of “Up”, 8:30 p.m., Festival Plaza, Main St. Free. Bring a chair or blanket. Concessions provided. FMI: Auburn Parks Recreation Department at 333-6601 x 2108.

Buckfield, Saturday, Sept. 4: Book sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Zadoc Long Free Library. FMI: 336-2171.

Gray, Saturday, Sept. 4: Public supper, 5-6 p.m., American Legion, 15 Lewiston Rd. Adults, $7; children under 12, $2.50; children under 5, free. To support our veterans and their families.

Lewiston, Saturday, Sept. 4: Bean supper, 4-6 p.m., Holy Cross Church Hall, 1080 Lisbon St. $7, 12 and under $3. Take out available. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus Council 12,652. FMI: Dan Leclair 754-2841.

Pownal, Saturday, Sept. 4: Bean supper, 4:30-6 p.m., North Pownal United Methodist Church, 871 Lawrence Rd. Adults $6; children under 12, $3; under 3 years, free. Handicap accessible. FMI: Caron at 688-4101 or Karen at 829-5470.

Wayne, Saturday, Sept. 4: Farmers’ Market, 8:30-11 a.m., Town Green, Main St. FMI: http://waynefarmersmarket.weebly.com.

Buckfield, Sunday, Sept. 5: Book sale, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Zadoc Long Free Library. FMI:336-2171.

Lewiston, Sunday, Sept. 5: Dance with music by Crossin Mason Dixon, 7-11 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, 150 East Ave. $8. Doors open at 6 p.m. FMI: 784-0389.

Lewiston, Tuesday, Sept. 7: Farmers’ market, 2-6 p.m., Kennedy Park. FMI: 513-3844 or [email protected]

Lewiston, Tuesday, Sept. 7: Story time for ages 0-2 1/2, 10:30 a.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. FMI: 513-3133 or lplonline.org.

Lewiston, Wednesday, Sept. 8: Read to Maggie the Dog, 5:30 p.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Reserve a spot at 513-3133.

Lewiston, Wednesday, Sept. 8: St. Mary’s market, 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., corner of Campus and LaFayette. FMI: 513-3844 or [email protected]

Lewiston, Thursday, Sept. 9: Kids’ cooking club, 4 p.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Ages 7-14. Sponsored by Lots to Gardens. Sign up at 513-3133.

Lisbon Falls, Saturday, Sept. 11: Bean and Casserole supper, 4:45-6 p.m., Parish Hall of Holy Trinity Church, 67 Frost Hill Ave. Adults, $6; children under 12, $4; children under 4, free. Family special: families with children under 12, $15. FMI: 353-5636.


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