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, 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.

East Wilton, Saturday, Feb. 19: Public supper, 5-6:30 p.m., Harland M. Harnden Masonic Building, 80 Bryant Rd. Adults $8, children under 12 $5. FMI: 778-2354 or 645-2190.

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.

Farmington, Wednesday, Feb. 23: Loaves and fish chowder, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Trinity United Methodist Church, Farmington Falls Rd. Free. FMI: 778-4429.

New Sharon, Thursday, Feb. 24: Story hour, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Jim Ditzler Memorial Library. FMI: 779-1128.

East Wilton, Friday, Feb. 25: Passport Dinner Tour “Luck of the Irish”, 6 p.m., Wilson Grange, 1338 Main St. $12. Reservations required. FMI: 645-2400 or e-mail [email protected]

East Wilton, Friday, Feb. 25: Country jamboree/spotlight, 7-10 p.m., Harnden Masonic Lodge, 70 Bryant Rd. Donations at the door. FMI: 645-2472.

Wilton, Friday, Feb. 25: Infant/toddler story time, 10:30 a.m., Wilton Free Public Library, 6 Goodspeed St. FMI: 645-4831.

Chesterville, Saturday, Feb. 26: Baked bean supper, 4-6 p.m., Grange Hall. Adults $7, children $3.

Farmington Falls, Saturday, Feb. 26: Crowell Pond Fishing Derby, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., off Route 41. $5. Proceeds to Cape Cod Hill School in New Sharon. FMI: 952-2266.

Farmington, Saturday, Feb. 26: Farmers market, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Grange Hall.

New Sharon, Saturday, Feb. 26: Public supper, 5-6:30 p.m., United Methodist Church Annex. Adults $8, children under 12 $3. Handicap accessible. Sponsored by Woman’s Society of the Church. Benefits the building fund.

Farmington, Monday, Feb. 28: American Red Cross blood drive, 12-6 p.m., Franklin Memorial Hospital, 1 Hospital Drive.


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