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

Wilton, Tuesday, Jan. 25: Preschool story time, 10:30 a.m., Wilton Free Public Library, 6 Goodspeed St. FMI: 645-4831.

Chesterville, Tuesday, Jan. 25: “Argentina” informational session, 7 p.m., Town Office. Held by North Chesterville Extension Homemakers. Open to the public. FMI: 778-3156.

Farmington, Wednesday, Jan. 26: Loaves and Fish chowder luncheon, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Trinity United Methodist Church, Farmington Falls Road. Free.

Farmington, Wednesday, Jan. 26: Film: “Ghost Bird”, 7-8:30 p.m., UMF, Lincoln Auditorium, Roberts Learning Center. Donations. Sponsored by Western Maine Audubon.

New Sharon, Thursday, Jan. 27: Story hour, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Jim Ditzler Memorial Library. FMI: 779-1128.

Rangeley, Friday and Saturday, Jan. 28-29: Winter Diva show, 7 p.m., Moose Alley. Tickets at Chamber of Commerce. Benefits Rangeley Lakes Regional School Class of 2011. Reservations: 864-5364.

Wilton, Friday, Jan. 28: Infant/toddler story time, 10:30 a.m., Public Library, 6 Goodspeed St. FMI: 645-4831.

Wilton, Friday, Jan. 28: Passport Dinner Tour: Evening in Tuscany, 6 p.m., Wilson Grange, 1338 Main St. $12. Reservations required. FMI: Chris 645-2400 or [email protected]

Wilton, Friday, Jan. 28: Country Jamboree/Spotlight, 7-10 p.m., Harnden Masonic Lodge, 70 Bryant Pond. Donations. FMI: Bing 645-2472.

Farmington, Saturday, Jan. 29: Farmers market, 9 a.m. to noon, Grange Hall.

Weld, Saturday, Jan. 29: Family Fun Day, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Mt. Blue State Park. $1.50 ages 12-64, all others free. Ski, snowshoe, ice skate, hay rides, sledding, nature walks, hot lunch. FMI: 585-2261 or take-it-outside.com.

Wilton, Saturday, Jan. 29: W.E.C.O. supper, 5-6:30 p.m., United Methodist Church. Donations accepted for mission projects of the churches. Open to the public. FMI: 645-2190.

Rangeley, Sunday, Jan. 30: Winter Diva show, 2 p.m., Moose Alley. Tickets at Chamber of Commerce. Benefits Rangeley Lakes Regional School Class of 2011. Reservations: 864-5364.

Wilton, Tuesday, Feb. 1: Preschool story time, 10:30 a.m., Wilton Free Public Library, 6 Goodspeed St. FMI: 645-4831.

Farmington, Wednesday, Feb. 2: Loaves & Fish chowder lunch, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Trinity United Methodist Church, Farmington Falls Road. Free. No school, no chowder. FMI: 778-4429.

Farmington, Wednesday, Feb. 2: American Red Cross blood drive, noon to 5 p.m., University of Maine.

Rangeley, Wednesday, Feb. 2: Breakfast, 7-9 a.m., Sweet Dreams, Main Street. Sponsored by Wilhelm Reich Museum. FMI: 864-5678.

Farmington, Thursday, Feb. 3: American Red Cross blood drive, 12-5 p.m., University of Maine.

Phillips, Sunday, Feb. 6: Indoor yard sale, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Public Library, Main Street. FMI: 639-2665 or Winona 639-4296.

Farmington, Thursday, Feb. 3: American Red Cross blood drive, 12-5 p.m., University of Maine.

Jay, Saturday, Feb. 19: Ham dinner, 4:30-6 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, 148 Main St. Donations accepted but not necessary. Doors open at noon. Handicap entrance at back door.


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