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, 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: 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.

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

Lewiston, Thursday, April 21: “Creativity and Obsession: Innovation Through Art and Science”, 12-1 p.m., Library, Callahan Hall, 200 Lisbon St. Free. Bring lunch. FMI: 513-3135.

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, 12-5 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.

Auburn, Saturday, April 23: Book sale, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Library, Androscoggin Community Room, 49 Spring St. Early birds starting at 7:45 a.m., $10.

Auburn, Saturday, April 23: Baked bean and American chop suey supper, 4:30-6 p.m., Sixth Street Congregational Church, 109 Sixth St. Adults $5, ages 5-12 $3, under 5 free. FMI: 782-7517.

Auburn, Saturday, April 23: Ham supper, 4:30-6:30 p.m., William J. Rogers American Legion #153, 71 South Main St. $7, 12 and under $3. FMI: 782-1118.

Auburn, Saturday, April 23: Dance/karaoke with Jean Louis, 8 p.m. to midnight, William J. Rogers American Legion #153, 71 South Main St. No charge. Guests welcome. FMI: 782-1118.

Gray, Saturday, April 23: Baked bean and casserole supper, 5 p.m., First Congregational Church, Route 115. Adults $7, children under 12 $3. Handicap 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.

Lewiston, Sunday, April 24: Easter dinner for those in need, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Hope Haven Gospel Mission, 209 Lincoln St. Free. Shut-in delivery: 783-6086.

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.Auburn, Wednesday, April 27: 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 27: Teen movie, 3-4:30 p.m., Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. Viewers’ choice. FMI: 333-6640.Lewiston, Wednesday, April 27: Science explorers, 4:30 p.m., Lewiston Public Library, 200 Lisbon St. Ages 8-12. Sign up in advance. FMI: 513-3133.

Mechanic Falls, Wednesday, April 27: American Red Cross blood drive, 1-6 p.m., Vineyard Christian Fellowship, 90 Lewiston St.

Lewiston, Tuesday, April 26: Global Day of Conversation on Alternate Energy, 12 p.m., Library, Callahan Hall, 200 Lisbon St. Free. FMI: 513-3000 ext. 3205.

Auburn, Thursday, April 28: Mystery Creatures of the World with author Loren Coleman, 6-7:30 p.m., Library, Androscoggin Community Room, 49 Spring St. Free. Appropriate for teens and adults. Books available.

Lewiston, Thursday, April 28: Kids Clothes Closet, 11 a.m. to noon, The Toy Library, 134 College St. FMI: 782-1112.

Lewiston, Thursday, April 28: Cooking club for ages 7-14, 4 p.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Sign up at 513-3133.

Lewiston, Thursday, April 28: Mend-A-Body Solutions Expo, 5-7:30 p.m., USM-L/A, Room 170. FMI: 777-3223, [email protected] or www.mendabody.com.

Sabattus, Thursday, April 28: Garage sale, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Dominican Convent, 61 Lisbon Road. Benefits Loaves & Fishes. FMI: Ellie Brown 375-4747.

Turner, Thursday, April 28: Spaghetti dinner, 4:30-7 p.m., Leavitt High School. $5 in advance, $7 at the door.

Winthrop, Thursday, April 28: American Red Cross blood drive, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Winthrop High School, 221 Rambler Road.

Greene, Friday, April 29: Showing of “Inside The Tuscan Hills”, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., Araxine Wilkins Sawyer Memorial, 371 Sawyer Rd. Free. FMI: 946-5311 or www.sawyer-foundation.com.

Lewiston, Friday, April 29: Babytime, 10:30 a.m., Lewiston Public Library, 200 Lisbon St. FMI: 513-5133.

Lisbon, Friday, April 29: Turkey dinner, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Odd Fellows Hall, 27 Village St. $7, 12 and under $3.50, preschool free. Sponsored by Nina Rebekah Lodge #86 and Sabattus River Lodge #21.

Sabattus, Friday, April 29: Garage sale, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Dominican Convent, 61 Lisbon Rd. Benefits Loaves & Fishes. FMI: 375-4747.

Turner, Friday, April 29: Italian night supper, 4:30-6:30 p.m., GAR Hall, Rte. 219. Donations benefit North Turner Presbyterian Church operating budget. FMI: 224-7913 or 225-3370.

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

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

Monmouth, Saturday, April 30: Spaghetti dinner and dance, 4:30 p.m., Monmouth Academy. Adults $10, children $5. Dinner 4:30-6 p.m. Dance with music by The Wildwoods Band 6-9 p.m.

Sabattus, Saturday, April 30: Garage sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 762 Sabattus Rd. Benefits Loaves & Fishes. FMI: 375-4747.

Turner, Saturday, April 30: Performance by Denny Breau, 6:30 p.m., Turner Center Universalist Church. Donations accepted.

Lewiston, Sunday, May 1: March for Babies. Start a team or volunteer. FMI: www.marchforbabies.org or 289-2072.

Lewiston, Sunday, May 1: Singles dance with music by Over the Hill Billies, 7 p.m. Knights of Columbus Hall, 150 East Ave. $9. Ages 21 and up. Doors open at 6 p.m. FMI: 784-0389.

New Gloucester, Sunday, May 1: CROP walk, 10:30 a.m., First Congo Church, 19 Gloucester Hill Rd. Benefits Church World Services and New Gloucester Food Pantry. FMI: www.cropwalkonline.org/newgloucesterme, 926-3260, or email [email protected]

Buckfield, Saturday, May 7: Spaghetti supper, 5-6:30 p.m., Masonic Hall. Donations benefit Buckfield High School Project Graduation. FMI: Jerry 224-7623.

Lisbon Falls, Saturday, May 14: Spaghetti supper, 4:45-6 p.m., Holy Trinity Church Parish Hall, 67 Frost Hill Ave. $6, 5-11 $4, 4 and under free. Benefits Flying Eagles Special Olympic Team. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus Council 2358. FMI: 353-5636 or 353-2091.


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