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

Norway, Wednesday, April 13: Pre-school story time, 10:30 a.m., Norway Memorial Library, 258 Main St. FMI: 743-5308.

Bryant Pond, Thursday, April 14: Guest speaker Dennis Gross, 2 p.m., Whitman Memorial Library. Free. Display of minerals, refreshments.

Paris, Thursday, April 14: Lenten lunch, noon to 1 p.m., Deering Memorial United Methodist Church, next to Library. $6. Sermonette by local minister.

Paris, Thursday, April 14: Story time for ages 0-5, 10 a.m., Public Library, 37 Market Square. FMI: 743-6994 or [email protected]

Norway, Friday, April 15: Baby boosters, 10:30 a.m., Norway Memorial Library, 258 Main St. Infants up to age 2. FMI: 743-5308 or www.norway.lib.me.us.

West Paris, Friday, April 15: Community pot luck supper and game night, 5:30 p.m., First Universalist Church. Free. Bring a dish to share. All are welcome.

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.

Mechanic, Saturday, April 16: Craft fair and Chinese auction, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., American Legion Post 150. Food, crafts, Radar knives. Sponsored by Ladies Auxiliary.

Norway, Saturday, April 16: Public bean supper, 5-6:30 p.m., Masonic Hall, 9 Temple St. Adults $7, children under 12 $4. All you can eat.

Paris, Saturday, April 16: Easter event, 1-3 p.m., Paris Public Library, 37 Market Square. Free for anyone in the Oxford Hills area. FMI: 743-6994 or email [email protected]

Paris, Saturday, April 16: Dance, 7-10 p.m., Legion Hall, Church St. $5. Lunch counter open.

Norway, Sunday, April 17: Open house, 2 p.m., Grange 45. Call by April 10 if you plan to attend. FMI: 743-5277.

Paris, Monday, April 18: Patriots Day indoor picnic, noon, Paris Public Library, 37 Market Square. All ages welcome. Bring blanket and lunch. FMI: 743-6994.

Bridgton, Wednesday, April 20: American Red Cross blood drive, 1-6 p.m., Masonic Hall, Harrison Rd.

Norway, Wednesday, April 20: Pajama story time, 6:30-7:15 p.m., Norway Memorial Library, 258 Main St. Ages 2-5.  FMI: 743-5309 ext. 4.

Norway, Wednesday, April 20: 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.

Norway, Wednesday, April 20: Pot luck supper and auction, 6:30 p.m., Municipal Building. Sponsored by Norway-Paris Fish and Game Association. FMI: www.npfg.org.

Paris, Thursday, April 21: Pre-school story time for ages 0-5, 10 a.m., Public Library, 37 Market Square. FMI: 743-6994 or [email protected]

Paris, Thursday, April 21: American Red Cross blood drive, 2-7 p.m., Western Maine Veterans Home, 477 High St.

Paris, Thursday, April 21: “History of Norway Pine Grove Cemetery”, 7 p.m., Paris Cape Historical Society museum, 77 High St. Refreshments. Handicapped accessible.

Waterford, Thursday, April 21: Community supper, 6 p.m., Wilkins Community House, Plummer Hill Road, behind village green. Bring dish to share. FMI: 583-6677.

Norway, Friday, April 22: Baby boosters, 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, April 22: Food pantry, 1-5 p.m., East Otisfield Free Baptist Church, Rayville Rd. FMI: 539-4619.

Paris, Saturday, April 23: Chinese auction, 5 p.m., Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School. Tickets $5-$20. Bidding 5-6:30 p.m. Winners drawn at 6:30 p.m.

Paris, Saturday, April 23: Dance, 7-10 p.m., Legion Hall, Church St. $5.

West Paris, Saturday, April 23: Easter egg hunt, 9 a.m., West Paris Public Library, 226 Main Street. For toddlers through first graders. Bring a container. Sponsored by Friends of the Library.

Paris, Monday, April 25: Celebrating National Poetry Month after school program, 4 p.m., Paris Public Library, 37 Market Square. All ages welcome. Bring poems to read. FMI: 743-6994.

Paris, Monday, April 25: Knitting group, 4-5 p.m., Paris Public Library, 37 Market Square. Open to everyone. FMI: 743-6994 or email [email protected]


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