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

Paris, Tuesday, Feb. 8: Family game night, 6-7:30 p.m., Public Library, 37 Market Square. FMI: 743-6994 or [email protected]

Norway, Wednesday, Feb. 9: Pre-school story time, 10:30 a.m., Norway Memorial Library, 258 Main St. Ages 2-6. FMI: 743-5308 or www.norway.lib.me.us.

Newry, Thursday, Feb. 10: Rotary Club of Bethel inaugural all-you-can-eat pizza night, 6-9 p.m., Matterhorn, Sunday River Rd. $15. Benefits Rotary’s Scholarship Fund.

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

Buckfield, Friday, Feb. 11: Food sale, 9 a.m. until sold out, Northeast Bank. Benefits Girls State. Sponsored by Legion Auxiliary #58.

Norway, Friday, Feb. 11: Story time for ages 0-2, 10:30 a.m., Memorial Library, 258 Main St. FMI: 743-5308.

Paris, Friday, Feb. 11: Preschool play group for ages 1-3, 9:30 a.m., Public Library, 37 Market Square. FMI: 743-6994 or [email protected]

Norway, Saturday, Feb. 12: De-Stress Fest, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church. $10. Benefits Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School French class trip.

Norway, Saturday, Feb. 12: Texas Hold’em tournament, 1-5 p.m., Municipal Complex, 19 Danforth St. $55. Space limited. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. FMI: 743-8679.

Paris, Saturday, Feb. 12: Sweetheart square dance, 7-10 p.m., Oxford Hills Middle School, Pine Street. $6, non-dancers free. Refreshments, prizes. Sponsored by Swingin’ Bears Square Dance Club. FMI: 782-4050, 577-6894, or 647-2008.

Paris, Saturday, Feb. 12: Children’s Valentine party, 1-3 p.m., Public Library. Free. FMI: 743-6994 or [email protected]

Paris, Saturday, Feb 12: Jones Dance Band, 7-10 p.m., Legion Hall, Church Street. $5. Lunch counter open.

South Paris, Saturday, Feb. 12: Chinese auction, 5 p.m., Oxford Hills High School cafeteria. Doors open a 3:30 p.m. Benefits Oxford Fair. Snow date: Feb. 13.

Harrison, Sunday, Feb. 13: Breakfast, 8:30-10:30 a.m., VFW Post 9328, Waterford Road. Donations.

Sumner, Monday, Feb. 14: Valentine’s dinner, 5:30 and 7 p.m., Congregational Church. $12.50. Baked chicken breast or stuffed pork loin. Tickets: Linda 388-2263 or Peggy 388-2074.

Paris, Tuesday, Feb. 15: Family game night, 6-7:30 p.m., Paris Public Library, 37 Market Square. FMI: 743-6994 or e-mail [email protected]

Harrison, Wednesday, Feb. 16: American Red Cross blood drive, 1-6 p.m., United Parish Congregational Church, 77 Main St.

Norway, Wednesday, Feb. 16: Pre-school story time, 10:30 a.m., Norway Memorial Library, 258 Main St. Ages 2-6. FMI: 743-5308 or www. norway.lib.me.us.

Paris, Thursday, Feb. 17: Pre-school story time, 10 a.m., Paris Public Library, 37 Market Square. Infants up to age 5. FMI: 743-6994 or e-mail [email protected]

Waterford, Thursday, Feb. 17: Community supper, 6 p.m., Wilkins Community House, Plummer Hill Rd. Bring your favorite dish to share. FMI: 583-6677.

Paris, Friday, Feb. 18: Pre-school play group, 9:30 a.m., Paris Public Library, 37 Market Square. Ages 1-3. FMI: 743-6994 or e-mail [email protected]

Norway, Friday, Feb. 18: Baby booster, 10:30 a.m., Norway Memorial Library, 258 Main St. Infants up to age 2. FMI: 743-5308 or www.norway.lib.me.us.

West Paris, Friday, Feb. 18: Community pot luck supper, 5:30 p.m., First Universalist Church, Main St. All are welcome.

Oxford, Saturday, Feb. 19: Chili challenge, 12-1 p.m., Oxford Station House Community Center. Donation at the door. Pre-register by Feb. 9. FMI: 539-4563.

Hartford, Saturday, Feb. 19: Community Church Clothing Center, open 1-2:30 p.m., Church St.

Paris, Saturday, Feb. 19: Franco-American dinner, 5-7 p.m., Culinary Arts classroom, OHCHS. Adults $5, ages 10 and under $3. FMI: 739-0291 or 539-9969.

Paris, Saturday, Feb. 19: Jones Dance Band, 7-10 p.m., Legion Hall, Church St. $5.


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