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, Wednesday, April 13: Book sharing group, 2-3:30 p.m., Wilton Free Public Library, 6 Goodspeed St. Grades K-6 and 7-12. FMI: 645-4831.

Strong, Thursday, April 14: Bedtime story time, 6:30-7 p.m., Public Library. PJ’s, slippers and stuffed animals welcome. FMI: 684-4003.

Wilton, Thursday, April 14: Country Jamboree/Spotlight, 7-10 p.m., Harnden Masonic Lodge, 70 Bryant Road. Donations. FMI: Bing 645-2472.

Farmington, Friday, April 15: Fish chowder luncheon, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Fairbanks Union Church. $6. Local delivery: 778-4705.

Canton, Saturday, April 16: Chinese and silent auction, 1 p.m., Fire Station. Doors open at 11 a.m. Sponsored by Canton Cruiser’s Relay for Life team. FMI: 597-3071 or 597-2139.

Farmington, Saturday, April 16: Farmers market, 9 a.m. to noon, Grange Hall, West Farmington.

Farmington, Saturday, April 16: Civil War Sesquicentennial event, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Grantlee’s Tavern and Grill, 476 Fairbanks Road, Route 27/4. Pig roast, bluegrass music. FMI: 778-0880, Stan at 397-2241 or [email protected]

Livermore Falls, Saturday, April 16: Public supper, 4:30-6 p.m., George Bunten Post 10, American Legion, 17 Reynolds Ave. Adults $7, children under 13 $4. FMI: 897-4379 or 897-6793.

Wilton, Saturday, April 16: Book sale, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Western Maine Expo Center, 128 Weld St. Book prices by donation. Benefits Wilton Free Public Library. FMI: 645-4831.

Wilton, Saturday, April 16: Ham supper, 5-6:30 p.m., Harland M. Harnden Masonic Building, 80 Bryant Road. $8, under 12 $5. FMI: 778-2354 or 645-2190.

Rangeley, Wednesday, April 20: Community breakfast, 7 a.m., Wilhelm Reich Museum, Dodge Pond Rd. All are welcome. Benefits scholarship program. FMI: 864-3443.

Kents Hill, Thursday, April 21: American Red Cross blood drive, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Kents Hill School, 1614 Main St.

New Sharon, Thursday, April 21: Story hour, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Jim Ditzler Memorial Library. FMI: 779-1128.

Wilton, Friday, April 22: Performance by Bill Berlinghoff, 7 p.m., Baker’s Market Care, 285 Main St. Admission by donation. FMI: 779-9026.

Farmington, Saturday, April 23: Farmers market, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Grange Hall.

Farmington, Saturday, April 23: Electronics recycling and disposal, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Aubuchon Hardware parking lot, Wilton Rd. Sponsored by Old South Congregational Church Fundraising Committee and Justice and Witness. FMI: 778-0424 or

New Sharon, Saturday, April 23: Public supper, 5-6:30 p.m., United Methodist Church Annex. Adults $8, children under 12 $3. Proceeds will be used for building fund and current expenses.

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