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

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.

Jay, Saturday, Jan. 29: Special Olympics supper and auction, supper 4:30 p.m., auction 6:30 p.m., Amvets Hall. Donation. FMI: Gerry 778-9417 or Barb 645-4753.

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, noon to 5 p.m., University of Maine.

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

Wilton, Saturday, Feb. 5: Candlelight dinner, 5:30 p.m., First Congregational Church. All are welcome. Donations accepted to benefit local heating oil assistance programs and Church missions. Sponsored by Church Mission Committee.

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.

Salem, Sunday, Feb. 6: A+E Hill country music, 1:30 p.m., Salem Community Building. Donations at the door. Hosted by Pine Tree Club.

Wilton, Tuesday, Feb. 8: Preschool story time, 10:30 a.m., Public Library, 6 Goodspeed St. FMI: 645-4831 or www.wilton-free.lib.me.us.

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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