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

Auburn, Thursday, Jan. 27: “Lucifer’s Child” with Elliott Epstein, noon, Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. Free. Copies of the book available for purchase and signing. FMI: 333-6640 ext. 4.

Lewiston, Thursday, Jan. 27: Kids clothes closet, 11 a.m. to noon, Toy Library, 134 College St. FMI: 782-1112.

Lewiston, Thursday, Jan. 27: Kids’ cooking club, 4 p.m., Lewiston Public Library, 200 Lisbon St. Ages 7-14. Sign up in advance. FMI: 513-3133.

Lewiston, Thursday, Jan. 27: Peek-A-Boo puppet show, 10 a.m., The Toy Library, 134 College St. $2. FMI: 782-1112.

Auburn, Friday, Jan. 28: Comedy night with George Hamm and Friends, 8 p.m., Williams J. Rogers American Legion #153. $5 in advance, $8 at the door. FMI: 782-1118.

Lewiston, Friday, Jan. 28: Story time for ages 0-2 1/2, 10:30 a.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. FMI: 313-3133 or www.lplonline.org.

Mechanic Falls, Friday, Jan. 28: Texas hold’em tournament, 6 p.m., American Legion Post 150. $30 entry fee. FMI: 345-9587.

Auburn, Saturday, Jan. 29: Karaoke/dance with Jean Louis, 8 p.m. to 12 a.m., Williams J. Rogers American Legion #153. Free. FMI: 782-1118.

Auburn, Saturday, Jan. 29: Sprouts program for ages 0-24 months, 10:30-10:50 a.m., Library Children’s Room, 49 Spring St. FMI: 333-6640 or www.auburnpubliclibrary.org.

Auburn, Saturday, Jan. 29: Family movie: “Snow Buddies”, 1-3 p.m., Library, Androscoggin Community Room, 49 Spring St. Refreshments. FMI: 333-6640 ext. 3.

Durham, Saturday, Jan. 29: Roast pork supper, 4:30-6 p.m., Congregational Church UCC, Southwest Bend. $9 adults, $3 ages 6-12, under 6 free. Benefits Church General Fund. FMI: 837-3735.

Lewiston, Sunday, Jan. 30: Dance with music by Over The Hillbillies, 7 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, 150 East Ave. $9. Ages 21 and up. Doors open at 6 p.m. FMI: 784-0389.

Topsham, Sunday, Jan. 30: Go in the Snow 5K race, 1 p.m., Barn Door Cafe, 1 Main St. Benefits Pam Redstone of Turner. Bottles and cans accepted. FMI: Active.com or Heather at [email protected]

Auburn, Monday, Jan. 31: Sweet Peas, 10:30-11 a.m., Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. Ages 24-36 months. FMI: 333-6640.

Lewiston, Monday, Jan. 31: All-ages story time, 6 p.m., Lewiston Public Library, 200 Lisbon St. FMI: 513-3133.

Lewiston, Tuesday, Feb. 1: Kids clothes closet, 11 a.m. to noon, Toy Library, 134 College St. FMI: 782-1112.

Gray, Thursday, Feb. 3: American Red Cross blood drive, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Gray-New Gloucester High School.

Lewiston, Thursday, Feb. 3: Kids Clothes Closet, 11 a.m. to noon, The Toy Library, 134 College St. FMI: 782-1112.

Auburn, Friday, Feb. 4: Smothered beef supper, 5-6:30 p.m., VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post 1603, 588 Minot Ave. $7 adults, $3 children under 10. Benefits the Veterans Programs. FMI: 782-2856.

Lisbon, Friday, Feb. 4: Spanish meatball and noodle supper, 5:30-6:30 p.m., VFW Auxiliary Post 9459. $6. FMI: 353-2122.

Auburn, Saturday, Feb. 5: Fishing derby, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Taylor Pond, 795 Garfield Rd. $20 adults, $5 ages 15 and under. Kids derby at 12 p.m. Proceeds go to Healthy Smiles 4 ME. FMI: 754-1176 or www.healthysmiles4me.org.

Auburn, Saturday, Feb. 5: Bean supper, 5 p.m., Danville Junction Grange. $7 adults, $4 children. Followed by game night at 7 p.m.

Gray, Saturday, Feb. 5: Public supper, 6 p.m., American Legion, 15 Lewiston Rd. $7 adults, $2.50 children under 12, free children under 5. Benefits veterans and their families.

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

Lewiston, Saturday, Feb. 5: “Super Bowling”, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sparetime Recreation Center. $125 entry fee for a team of five. Proceeds support Lewiston Education Fund. FMI: 795-3100 ext. 249 or www.lewistoneducationfund.org under “news” or e-mail [email protected]

Lewiston, Saturday, Feb. 5: Bean supper, 4-6 p.m., Holy Cross Church Hall, 1080 Lisbon St. $8, 12 and under $4. Take out available. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus Council 12,652. FMI: Dan 754-2841.

New Gloucester, Saturday, Feb. 5: Open house, 9 a.m. to noon, History Barn, Intervale Road, Route 231, behind Town Hall.

New Gloucester, Saturday, Feb. 5: African Gospel Rhythm, 7:30 p.m., Village Coffee House, Congregational Church, 19 Gloucester Hill Road. $10. FMI: 926-3161, 926-3260 or www.villagecoffeehouse.org.

Sabattus, Saturday, Feb. 5: Baked bean and casserole supper, 4:30-6 p.m., Our Lady of the Rosary Parish, 131 High St. $6.50 adults, $3 children under 12. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus. Proceeds benefit parish programs. FMI: 375-6586 or 375-4057.

Auburn, Sunday, Feb. 6: American Legion Post 31 public breakfast, 7 to 10 a.m., Washington Street; $5 per plate. FMI: 837-2666.

Lewiston, Monday, Feb. 7: American Red Cross blood drive, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Central Maine Medical Center.

Lewiston, Tuesday, Feb. 8: Kids Clothes Closet, 11 a.m. to noon, The Toy Library, 134 College St. FMI: 782-1112.

Lewiston, Tuesday, Feb. 8: American Red Cross blood drive, 3-8 p.m., Bates College Chase Hall, 23 Campus Ave.


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