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.

Lewiston area

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.  

Auburn, Wednesday, Sept. 1: Teen Anime club, 3-4 p.m., Library, Androscoggin Community Room, 49 Spring St. Refreshments. FMI: 333-6640 or www.auburnpubliclibrary.org.

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.

Durham, Friday, Sept. 3: Fish Fry, 5:30-7 p.m., Amvet Post 13, 1049 Royalsborough Road, Route 136. $10, under 7 $5. Haddock: fried, baked or chowder. Children’s menu available.

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.

Lisbon, Friday, Sept. 3: Burgers and dogs supper, 5;30-6:30 p.m., VFW Post 9459 Auxiliary. $6.

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.

Winthrop, Friday, Sept. 3: American Red Cross blood drive, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Maine General Medical Center, 149 Main St.

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.

Auburn, Wednesday, Sept. 8: Preschool story time for ages 3-5, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m., Library, Children’s Room, 29 Spring St. FMI: 333-6640 or www.auburnpubliclibrary.org.

Auburn, Wednesday, Sept. 8: Teen gaming, 3-4 p.m., Library, Androscoggin Community Room, 49 Spring St. FMI: 333-6640 or www.auburnpubliclibrary.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]

Auburn, Thursday, Sept. 9: Brown bag lunch: “River Views with David Sargent”, 12-1 p.m., Library, Androscoggin Community Room, 49 Spring St. Book for sale and signing. Bring lunch or order from the Library Cafe. FMI: 333-6640 or www.auburnpubliclibrary.org.

Auburn, Thursday, Sept. 9: Book discussion: “Strength in What Remains”, 6-7 p.m., Library Conference Room, 49 Spring St. FMI: 333-6640 ext. 2.

Lewiston, Thursday, Sept. 9: Craft: leaf lacing, 10-11 a.m., Advocates for Children, 57 Birch St. FMI: 783-3990 or advocatesforchildren.net.

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.

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

Sabattus, Friday and Saturday, Sept. 10-11: Garage sale, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Dominican Convent, 61 Lisbon Road. Benefits Loaves & Fishes. FMI: Sister Lucille 375-8399.

Auburn, Saturday, Sept. 11: Sprouts program for ages 0-24 months, 10:30-11 a.m., Library Children’s Room, 49 Spring St. Siblings welcome. FMI: 333-6640 or www.auburnpubliclibrary.org.

Lewiston, Saturday, Sept. 11: 911 Memorial Ceremony, 8:45 a.m., L-A Harley, 839 Main St. Refreshments and motorcycle poker run. Sponsored by Lewiston Fire Dept. and Local 785.

Lisbon, Saturday, Sept. 11: Chicken or steak barbecue, 12-2 p.m., VFW Post 9459. $10. Tickets and FMI: 353-2152.

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.

Litchfield, Saturday, Sept. 11: Country music show, 12-4 p.m., Fairgrounds, 30 Plains Road. FMI: Connie 737-0920.

New Gloucester, Saturday, Sept. 11: Spinning and blacksmithing demonstrations, 10 a.m., Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, Route 26. Free. FMI: 926-4597 or [email protected]

New Gloucester, Saturday, Sept. 11: Nature hikes, 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, Route 26. $5, children $2, under 6 free. FMI: 926-4597 or [email protected]

Sabattus, Saturday, Sept. 11: Bean and casserole supper, 4:30-6 p.m., Our Lady of the Rosary Parish. $6.50, under 12 $3. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus. FMI: 375-6586 or 375-4057.

Auburn, Sunday, Sept. 12: Walk for Recovery, 1 p.m., St. Francis Recovery Center, 24 Dunn St. $10. FMI: Kristen Wells 321-7806 or www.ccmaine.org/recovery.

Lewiston, Sunday, Sept. 12: Dance with music by Steve & The Good Old Boys, 7-11 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, 150 East Ave. $8. Doors open at 6 p.m. FMI: 784-0389.


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