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.

Lewiston area

Auburn, Thursday, April 14: Book discussion: “The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid,” 6 p.m., Library, Reference Area, second floor. FMI: 333-6640 ext. 2.

Lewiston, Thursday, April 14: Kids Clothes Closet, 11 a.m. to noon, The Toy Library, 134 College St. FMI: 782-1112.

Lewiston, Thursday, April 14: Cooking club for ages 7-14, 4 p.m., Library, Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Sponsored by Lots to Gardens. Sign up at 513-3133.

Auburn, Friday, April 15: Teen open mic night, 6-8 p.m., Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. Free. Sign-ups at 5:30 p.m. FMI: 333-6640 ext. 4 or email [email protected]

Lewiston, Friday, April 15: Babytime, 10:30 a.m., Lewiston Public Library, 200 Lisbon St. FMI: 513-3133.

Lisbon, Friday, April 15: Spring buffet, 5:30-6:30 p.m., VFW Auxiliary. $6. Meeting to follow at 7 p.m. FMI: 353-2152.

Lisbon Falls, Friday, April 15 and Saturday, April 16: Indoor yard and craft sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Holy Trinity Church, Frost Hill Ave. Table rentals available for $10-$20, varies by size. FMI: 353-5035 or 355-9056.

Auburn, Saturday, April 16: Saturday stories, 9:30 a.m., Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. Ages 2-6. FMI: 333-6640 or www.auburnpubliclibrary.org.

Auburn, Saturday, April 16: Sprouts, 10:30-10:50 a.m., Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. For parents with children ages 24-36 months. FMI: 333-6640 or www.auburnpubliclibrary.org.

Auburn, Saturday, April 16: Bean and chop suey supper, 4:30-5:30 p.m., St. Louis Church, Third St. Adults $6, ages 12 and under $3.

Auburn, Saturday, April 16: Sell your jewelry, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., VFW Hall, 588 Minot Ave. Free assessment. FMI: 783-2561.

Lewiston, Saturday, April 16: BBQ dinner, 4-6 p.m., Green Ladle, East Ave. Donation of $9. Benefits Lewiston Regional Technical Center students.

Bowdoinham, Saturday, April 16: Contradance series, 7:30 p.m., Town Hall, 3 School St. $9. 7:30 p.m. beginners workshop, 8-11 p.m. dance. All dances taught. FMI: 666-3090 or 666-3709.

Auburn, Saturday, April 16: Maine Gay Mens’ Chorus concert “As Long as You Love Me,” 7 p.m., First Universalist Church, 169 Pleasant St. $10 donation. FMI: 783-0461.

Lewiston, Saturday, April 16: Intergenerational play date, 9:30-11:30 a.m., St. Mary’s d’Youville Pavilion, 102 Campus Ave. FMI: 777-4250.

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.

Poland, Saturday, April 16: Amateur talent contest, 7 p.m., Excelsior Grange Hall, Harris Hill Rd. Adults $3, children under 12 free. Youth ages 4-15 and adults over 16 can enter before April 9. Cash prizes. Call or email to request entry form. FMI: 998-2301 or [email protected]

Sabattus, Saturday, April 16: Spaghetti dinner, 4-5:30 p.m., Community Free Baptist Church, Main St. Suggested donation $7 for adults, $3 for children. Free showing of “The Passion of the Christ” to follow at 6 p.m. FMI: 375-4337.

Wales, Saturday, April 16: Turkey supper, 5-6 p.m., Wales Youth Center, Pond Road. Sponsored by Wales Presbyterian Women. FMI: Alice 375-9392 or Marilyn 375-6604.

Auburn, Sunday, April 17: “Living Holy Week,” 6:30-8 p.m., St. Dominic Academy, 121 Gracelawn Rd. Recommended for 7th grade and up.

Lewiston, Sunday, April 17: Singles dance with music by Patio Cowboys, 7 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, 150 East Ave. $9. Ages 21 and up. Doors open at 6 p.m. FMI: 784-0389.

Auburn, Monday, April 18: American Red Cross blood drive, noon to 5 p.m., Lost Valley Ski Resort, 200 Lost Valley Road.

Auburn, Tuesday, April 19: Prime Time: Vintage L-A postcards, 2 p.m., Library, Androscoggin Community Room, 49 Spring St. Free. FMI: 333-6640.

Auburn, Tuesday, April 19: Sell your jewelry, 5-7 p.m., VFW Hall, 588 Minot Ave. Free assessment. FMI: 783-2561.

Lewiston, Tuesday, April 19: Preschool story time, 10:30 a.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Siblings welcome. FMI: 513-3133.

Lewiston, Tuesday, April 19: Kids Clothes Closet, 11 a.m. to noon, The Toy Library, 134 College St. FMI: 782-1112.

Auburn, Wednesday, April 20: Pre-school story time, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m., Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. Ages 3-5. FMI: 333-6640.

Auburn, Wednesday, April 20: Job corps in Maine, 10 a.m. to noon, Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. Free. Ages 16-24. Register in advance. FMI: 333-6640 ext. 4.

Auburn, Wednesday, April 20: Teen anime club, 3-4 p.m., Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. FMI: 333-6640.

Auburn, Wednesday, April 20: Pre-school story time, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m., Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. Ages 3-5. FMI: 333-6640.

Auburn, Wednesday, April 20: Job Corps in Maine, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. Free. Ages 16-24. Register in advance. FMI: 333-6640 ext. 4.

Auburn, Wednesday, April 20: Teen anime club, 3-4 p.m., Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. FMI: 333-6640.

Lewiston, Wednesday, April 20: American Red Cross blood drive, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Kaplan University, 475 Lisbon St.

Lewiston, Wednesday, April 20: American Red Cross blood drive, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Kaplan University, 475 Lisbon St.

Auburn, Thursday, April 21: Parachute play for ages 5-9, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., Library, Maggie Trafton Program Room, 29 Spring St. Space limited. Register and FMI: 33-6640 ext. 3.

Lewiston, Wednesday, April 20: French sing-along, 1:15-2:15 p.m., Room 170 at University of Southern Maine L-A College, 51 Westminster St. Free. Sponsored by Franco-American Collection at USM LAC. FMI: 753-6545.

Auburn, Thursday, April 21: Fiction book discussion group, 6-7 p.m., Library, Prime Time space, 49 Spring St. FMI: 333-6640.

Lewiston, Thursday, April 21: Kids Clothes Closet, 11 a.m. to noon, The Toy Library, 134 College St. FMI: 782-1112

Sabattus, Thursday, April 21: Garage sale, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Dominican Convent, 61 Lisbon Rd. Benefits Loaves & Fishes. FMI: 375-4747.

Auburn, Friday, April 22: “How to Train Your Dragon” showing, 1-3 p.m., Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. Free. FMI: 333-6640 ext. 3.

Lewiston, Friday, April 22: Babytime, 10:30 a.m., Lewiston Public Library, 200 Lisbon St. FMI: 513-3133.

Lewiston, Friday, April 22: American Red Cross blood drive, noon to 5 p.m., St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center, 99 Campus Ave.

Lisbon, Friday, April 22: Good Friday supper, 5:30-6:30 p.m., VFW Post 9459. $6. FMI: 353-2152.

Lisbon, Friday, April 22: “I Know My Redeemer Lives” cantata, 7 p.m., Open Door Bible Baptist Church, 26 Gartley St. FMI: 353-2268.

Sabattus, Friday, April 22: Garage sale, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Dominican Convent, 61 Lisbon Rd. Benefits Loaves & Fishes. FMI: 375-4747.

Auburn, Saturday, April 23: Sell your jewelry, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., VFW Hall, 588 Minot Ave. Free assessment. FMI: 783-2561.

Auburn, Saturday, April 23: Easter bake sale, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Pet Quarters, Center St. Benefits Tommy’s Feral Feline Friends. FMI: 650-8374.

Auburn, Saturday, April 23: Sprouts, 10:30-10:50 a.m., Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. FMI: 333-6640.

Gray, Saturday, April 23: Baked bean and casserole supper, 5 p.m., First Congregational Church, Route 115. Adults $7, children under 12 $3. Handicapped-accessible. FMI: 657-4279 or 657-3279.

Lewiston, Saturday, April 23: Intergenerational playdate, 9:30-11:30 a.m., St. Mary’s d’Youville Pavilion, 102 Campus Ave. FMI: 777-4250.

Lisbon Falls, Saturday, April 23: Home baked bean and ham supper, 5-6:30 p.m., Lisbon Methodist Church, School St. Adults $6, children 6-12 $3, ages 5 and under are free. FMI: 353-8951.

Sabattus, Saturday, April 23: Garage sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 762 Sabattus Rd. Benefits Loaves & Fishes. FMI: 375-4747.

Turner, Saturday, April 23: Easter Bonnet Parade, 1 p.m., Turner Historical Museum Gazebo. Ages 6-12. Easter egg hunt to follow.

Lisbon, Sunday, April 24: “I Know My Redeemer Lives” cantata, 11 a.m. and 6 p.m., Open Door Bible Baptist Church, 26 Gartley St. FMI: 353-2268.

Sabattus, Sunday, April 24: Garage sale, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 762 Sabattus Rd. Benefits Loaves & Fishes. FMI: 375-4747.

Auburn, Monday, April 25: Sweet peas, 10:30-11 a.m., Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. FMI: 333-6640.

Auburn, Monday, April 25: Visit with Safe Voices community educator Victoria Williams, 3-4 p.m., Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. FMI: 333-6640.

Lewiston, Monday, April 25: All ages story time, 6 p.m., Lewiston Public Library, 200 Lisbon St. FMI: 513-3133.

Auburn, Tuesday, April 26: “Open Book” discussion, 12-1 p.m., Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. All are welcome. FMI: 333-6640.

Auburn, Tuesday, April 26: “Tonight and Every Night” film showing, 2 p.m., Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. 50 cents. FMI: 333-6640.

Lewiston, Tuesday, April 26: Pre-school story time, 10:30 a.m., Lewiston Public Library, 200 Lisbon St. FMI: 513-3133.

Lewiston, Tuesday, April 26: Kids Clothes Closet, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., The Toy Library, 134 College St. FMI: 782-1112.

Lewiston, Tuesday, April 26: Read to a dog, 4:30 p.m., Lewiston Public Library, 200 Lisbon St. FMI: 513-3133.


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