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. 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 Road. 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.

Farmington, Saturday, Feb. 12: Bean and casserole supper, 4:30-6 p.m., Trinity United Methodist Church, Farmington Falls Road.

Jay, Saturday, Feb. 12: Yard sale and silent auction, noon to 4 p.m., downstairs in the community building. Held by Jay Middle School. All proceeds go to 8th grade trip to Boston.

Jay, Saturday, Feb. 12: Valentine’s dance and dinner, 5 p.m. to 12 a.m., VFW Post 3335. $20. Social hour 5-6 p.m., dinner 6 p.m., music by Roadhouse Band 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. Reserve early. FMI: 897-5112.

Wayne, Saturday, Feb. 12: Book sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Cary Memorial Library, 17 Old Winthrop Road, off Route 133. FMI: 685-3754 or 658-3612.

New Sharon, Sunday, Feb. 13: Ham dinner, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Franklin Masonic Lodge 123, Route 2. $8. Benefits building fund.

Wilton, Tuesday, Feb. 15: Pre-school story time, 10:30 a.m., Wilton Free Public Library, 6 Goodspeed St. FMI: 645-4831 or www.wilton-free.lib.me.us.

Farmington, Wednesday, Feb. 16: Public supper, 5-6:30 p.m., Fairbanks School, 508 Fairbanks Rd. Admission by donation. Takeout available. Benefits Fairbanks School Neighborhood Association’s Building Upkeep Fund. FMI: 778-3808.

Farmington, Wednesday, Feb. 16: Loaves and fish chowder, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Trinity United Methodist Church, Farmington Falls Rd. Free. FMI: 778-4429.

Rangeley, Wednesday, Feb. 16: Ladies/community breakfast, 7-9 a.m., Sweet Dreams, Main St. FMI: 864-5678.

Farmington, Thursday, Feb. 17: “Advanced Seed Saving”, 6:30-8 p.m., Grange Hall, Bridge Street. $5. Refreshments. Sponsored by Farmington Seed Savers Group. FMI: 778-6399.

Jay, Thursday, Feb. 17: Book fair, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Jay Adult and Continuing Education Center. FMI: 897-6384.

Farmington, Friday, Feb. 18: Fish chowder luncheon, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Fairbanks Union Church. $6. Local delivery available. FMI: 778-4705.

East Wilton, Friday, Feb. 18: Country jamboree/spotlight, 7-10 p.m., Harnden Masonic Lodge, 70 Bryant Rd. Donations at the door. FMI: 645-2472.

Jay, Friday, Feb. 18: Book fair, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Jay Adult and Continuing Education Center. FMI: 897-6384.

Wilton, Friday, Feb. 18: Infant/toddler story time, 10:30 a.m., Wilton Free Public Library, 6 Goodspeed St. FMI: 645-4831 or www.wilton-free.lib.me.us.

Farmington, Saturday, Feb. 19: Farmers market, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Grange Hall.

Jay, Saturday, Feb. 19: Book fair, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Jay Adult and Continuing Education Center. FMI: 897-6384.

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.

Jay, Saturday, Feb. 19: Dance, 5-9 p.m., VFW Hall, Jewell Street. $8. Pot luck, 50/50, raffles. Benefits “Country Jim” Palmer and Paula Keiser’s competition trip.

Wayne, Saturday, Feb. 19: Book sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Cary Memorial Library, 17 Old Winthrop Rd. $1/bag. FMI: 685-3754 or 685-3612.

Wilton, Tuesday, Feb. 22: Preschool story time, 10:30 a.m., Public Library, 6 Goodspeed St. FMI: 645-4831.


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