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

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

Jay, Saturday, Feb. 5: Bean supper, 4:30-6 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, 148 Main St. $7, 12 and under $4, family $20.

Livermore Falls, Saturday, Feb. 5: Daniel Bowman-author of “Oso”, 11 a.m., Treat Memorial Library. Free. Refreshments. FMI: 897-3631.

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.

Farmington, Wednesday, Feb. 9: Loaves and fish chowder, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Trinity United Methodist Church, Farmington Falls Rd. Free.

Farmington, Wednesday, Feb. 9: Make a Valentine, 3-5 p.m., Everyone’s Resource Depot, UMF’s Education Center, Room 9, High and Lincoln streets. $1. All ages. FMI: 778-7150.

Wilton, Wednesday, Feb. 9: Homeschoolers book sharing group, 2-3:30 p.m., Wilton Free Public Library, 6 Goodspeed St. FMI: 645-4831.

Farmington, Thursday, Feb. 10: Make a Valentine, 3-5 p.m., Everyone’s Resource Depot, UMF’s Education Center, Room 9, High and Lincoln streets. $1. All ages. FMI: 778-7150.

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

Farmington, Friday, Feb. 11: Make a Valentine, 3-5 p.m., Everyone’s Resource Depot, UMF’s Education Center, Room 9, High and Lincoln streets. $1. All ages. FMI: 778-7150.

Wilton, Friday, Feb. 11: Infant/toddler story time, 10:30 a.m., Public Library, 6 Goodspeed St. FMI: 645-4831.

Wilton, Friday, Feb. 11: Country Jamboree/Spotlight, 7-10 p.m., Harnden Masonic Lodge, 70 Bryant Pond. Donations. FMI: Bing 645-2472.

Farmington, Saturday, Feb. 12: Farmers market, 9 a.m. to noon, Grange Hall.

Farmington, Saturday, Feb. 12: Lobster dinner, 6 p.m., Old South Church, Main Street. $16 one lobster, $25 two lobsters. Tickets limited; advance sales only. Music by Jackie Ranco. Benefits Franklin Association UCC Honduras Partnership Work Teams. FMI: 778-5948 or 778-6554.

Farmington, Saturday, Feb. 12: Valentine’s dance, 7-11 p.m., Elks Lodge. $20 couple. Members and guests. Entertainment by “Legends”. Sponsored by Emblem Club #460. Tickets at Mooseville, Shannon 778-4726 or any member.

Farmington, Saturday, Feb. 12: Make a Valentine, 10 a.m. to noon, Everyone’s Resource Depot, UMF’s Education Center, Room 9, High and Lincoln streets. $1. All ages. FMI: 778-7150.

Farmington, Saturday, Feb. 12: Community luncheon, noon to 1 p.m., Old South First Congregational Church. Free. Delivery service available. FMI: 778-0424 or 778-4438.

Jay, Saturday, Feb. 12: Valentine dinner dance, 5 p.m. to midnight, VFW Post 3335. $20. Prime rib or chicken. Music by Roadhouse Band. Reservations and FMI: 897-5112.

Wilton, Tuesday, Feb. 15: Preschool story time, 10:30 a.m., Wilton Free 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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