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

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.

Farmington, Friday, April 22: Easter bake sale, 8 a.m., FMH Auxiliary.

Wilton, Friday, April 22: Performance by Bill Berlinghoff, 6:30 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 www.ewastemaine.com.

Industry, Saturday, April 23: Easter bake sale and perennials, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Shorey Chapel. Benefits Shorey Chapel Preservation Fund.

Jay, Saturday, April 23: Potluck dinner, 12 p.m., North Jay Grange #10. All are welcome. Bring a dish or dessert. Program to follow at 1 p.m. FMI: 645-4628, 645-2217, or 645-4211.

Jay, Saturday, April 23: Country Music Thank You Dance, 6:30-10:30 p.m., VFW Hall, Jewell Street. Raffles, 50/50, snacks, cash bar. Music by Jim Palmer and Paula Kieser.

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.

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

Farmington, Tuesday, April 26: American Red Cross blood drive, 12-6 p.m., Franklin Memorial Hospital, 1 Hospital Drive.

Wilton, Tuesday, April 26: Preschool story time, 10:30 a.m., Public Library, 6 Goodspeed St. FMI: 645-4831.

Livermore Falls, Wednesday, April 27: American Red Cross blood drive, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Livermore High School, 25 Cedar St.

Farmington, Wednesday, April 27: Tea at four party, 4 p.m., FMH Bass Room. Hosted by FMH Auxiliary. RSVP by April 20. FMI: 897-2212.

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

East Wilton, Friday, April 29: Passport dinner tour to Afghanistan, 6 p.m., Wilson Grange, Main St. $12. Reservation required. FMI: 645-2400 or email [email protected]

Farmington, Friday, April 29: Texas hold’em tournament, 6 p.m., Elks Lodge. $55. Registration 5-6 p.m. Benefits Elks charities. Open to all. FMI: 778-6761.

Farmington, Friday, April 29: Community spaghetti dinner, 4:30 p.m., United Trinity Methodist Church. Donations welcome. Hosted by the Health Club of UMF.

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.

Wilton, Friday, April 29: Infant/toddler story time, 10:30 a.m., Wilton Free Public Library, 6 Goodspeed St. FMI: 645-4831 or www.wilton-free.lib.me.us.

Farmington, Saturday, April 30: Farmers market, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Grange Hall, West Farmington.

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

Wilton, Tuesday, May 3: Preschool story time, 10:30 a.m., Public Library, 6 Goodspeed St. FMI: 645-4831.


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