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

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.

Farmington, Friday, March 4: Artists of the Month open house: Stan Keirstead and his art class, 4-7 p.m., SugarWood Gallery, 248 Broadway. Refreshments. FMI: 778-9105.

Wilton, Friday, March 4: Infant/toddler story time, 10:30 a.m., Public Library, 6 Goodspeed St. FMI: 645-4831.

Wilton, Friday, March 4: Country Jamboree/Spotlight, 7-10 p.m., Harnden Masonic Lodge, 70 Bryant Road. Donations. FMI: Bing 645-2472.

Farmington, Saturday, March 5: Farmers market, 9 a.m. to noon, Grange Hall.

Farmington, Saturday, March 5: New England boiled dinner, 5-6:30 p.m., Henderson Memorial Baptist Church, Academy Street. $7, under 12 $5.

Jay, Saturday, March 5: Longaberger basket bingo, 1 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall. $20. Doors open at 11 a.m. FMI: Ray 897-5520.


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