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

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

Norway, Wednesday, Feb. 16: Preschool 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: Preschool 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.

Mechanic Falls, Friday, Feb. 18: Texas Hold-em tournament, 6 p.m., American Legion Post 150. $30 buy in. FMI: 345-9587.

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.

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]

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

Otisfield, Saturday, Feb. 19-20: Ice fishing derby, New Outpost, Rte. 121. $10 entry fee. Fish must be weighed in between 7 and 8 a.m. Fishing on Thompson Lake and Pleasant Lake only. Open to all ages. FMI: 539-2323.

Oxford, Saturday, Feb. 19: Chili challenge, noon to 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.

Norway, Saturday, Feb. 19: Bean supper, 5-6:30 p.m., Masonic Hall, 9 Temple St. 7, children $4.

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.

Sumner, Saturday, Feb. 19: Cirque De Pisces, 6 p.m., Open Sky Farm. $20. Purchase tickets online. FMI: www.cowpastureproductions.org.

Paris, Monday, Feb. 21: President’s Day winter picnic, noon, Public Library, 37 Market Square. Bring lunch and blanket. FMI: 743-6994 or [email protected]

Oxford, Tuesday, Feb. 22: American Red Cross blood drive, 2-7 p.m., Hosanna Church of God, 109 Schoolhouse Road.

Paris, Tuesday, Feb. 22: Family game night, 6-7:30 p.m., Public Library, 37 Market Square. FMI: 743-6994 or [email protected]

Norway, Wednesday, Feb. 23: 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. 24: 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]

Norway, Friday, Feb. 25: 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.

Otisfield, Friday, Feb. 25: Food pantry, 1-5 p.m., East Otisfield Free Baptist Church, Rayville Rd. FMI: 539-4619.

Paris, Friday, Feb. 25: 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, Saturday, Feb. 26 and Sunday, Feb. 27: Farm fair, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Faire Share Commons, 445 Main St. FMI: 743-9044.

Paris, Saturday, Feb. 26: Jones Dance Band, 7-10 p.m., Legion Hall, Church St. $5.

Paris, Saturday, Feb. 26: Yard sale, American Legion Post #72, Church St. FMI: 739-2236.


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