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, Jan. 26: 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, Thursday, Jan. 27: Preschool story time, 10 a.m., Paris Public Library, 37 Market Square. Infants up to age 5. FMI: 743-6994 or e-mail [email protected]

Norway, Friday, Jan. 28: Story time for ages 0-2, 10:30 a.m., Memorial Library, 258 Main St. FMI: 743-5308 or www.norway.lib.me.us.

Otisfield, Friday, Jan. 28: Fourth Friday food pantry, 1-5 p.m., Free Baptist Church, Rayville Road. FMI: 539-4619.

Paris, Friday, Jan. 28: Preschool play group for ages 1-3, 9:30 a.m., Public Library, 37 Market Square. FMI: 743-6994 or [email protected]

Paris, Friday, Jan. 28: Bean supper, 5-6:30 p.m., First Congregational Church. Adults $7, children under 12 $3. Proceeds go to Sammy, Nick, and Audrina. Sponsored by Ladies Circle.

Norway, Saturday, Jan. 29: Scrapbooking/crop fest, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., First Universalist Church. $10. Raffle, refreshments. Benefits Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School French class trip to Canada. FMI: Rita 739-0291 or Joanie 539-9969.

Paris, Saturday, Jan. 29: Jones Dance Band, 7-10 p.m., Legion Hall, Church Street. $5. Lunch counter open.

Norway, Sunday, Jan. 30: Air rifle biathlon, 12 p.m., Roberts Farm Preserve. Registration $7 online, $10 on day of race. Registration opens 9 a.m. Clinic 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Sponsored by Western Foothills Land Trust and Southern Maine Biathlon Club. FMI: www.wfltmaine.org or 739-2124.

Buckfield, Tuesday, Feb. 1: Good Shepard Food Mobile, 1-3 p.m., Buckfield Municipal Building parking lot. Services Buckfield, Hartford, and Turner.

Paris, Tuesday, Feb. 1: Family game night, 6-7:30 p.m., Paris Public Library, 37 Market Square. FMI: 743-6994 or e-mail [email protected]

Naples, Wednesday, Feb. 2: American Red Cross blood drive, 2-7 p.m., American Legion, 26 Casco Rd.

Newry, Wednesday, Feb. 2: Pizza night, 6-9 p.m., Matterhorn, Sunday River Road. $15, all you can eat. Benefits Bethel Rotary Club’s Scholarship fund.

Norway, Wednesday, Feb. 2: 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, Thursday, Feb. 3: Story time for ages 0-5, 10 a.m., Public Library, 37 Market Square. FMI: 743-6994 or [email protected]

Hebron, Saturday, Feb. 5: Boiled ham dinner, 5-6:30 p.m., Community Baptist Church, Station Rd. $7. FMI: 966-2663.

Oxford, Saturday, Feb. 5: Fried clam supper, 4-6:30 p.m., Rock-O-Dundee Rider’s Club House, Paine Rd. $8-15, price varies by meal. Supplied and cooked by The Lost Gull Restaurant. FMI: 539-2616 or 539-2322.

Oxford, Saturday, Feb. 5: Benefit supper, 5:30-7 p.m., Grace Fellowship Church, Poplar St. $7 adults, $3.50 ages 12 and under. Proceeds help Randy and Tonya Young. FMI: 539-9064.

Bridgton, Monday, Feb. 7: American Red Cross blood drive, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Bridgton Hospital, South High St.


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