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, 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 noon, Grange Hall.

Farmington, Saturday, Feb. 26: Bluegrass show, 7 p.m., Nordica Auditorium, Merrill Hall, 224 Main St. Suggested donation $8. FMI: 397-2241.

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 Women’s Society of the Church. Benefits the building fund.

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

Wilton, Tuesday, March 1: 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, March 2: Loaves and fish chowder, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Trinity United Methodist Church, Farmington Falls Rd. Free. FMI: 778-4429.


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