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

Naples, Friday, April 29: American Red Cross blood drive, 12-5 p.m., Naples Library, 940 Roosevelt Trail.

Norway, Friday, April 29: Baby booster, 10:30 a.m., Norway Memorial Library, 258 Main St. Infants up to age 2. FMI: 743-5308 or

Norway, Friday, April 29: Pasta dinner, 5-6:30 p.m., Guy E. Rowe School cafeteria. Donations benefit Norway Youth Baseball. Movie basket and baseball basket raffles.

Norway, Friday, April 29: Free community supper, 5-6:30 p.m., Second Congregational Church, 205 Main St. FMI: 743-2290.

South Paris, Friday, April 29: Green Mountain Donkeyball, 6:30 p.m., Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School. $6 in advance, $7 at the door. FMI: 743-8914 ext. 9504.

South Paris, Friday, April 29: Pasta supper, 5-7 p.m., American Legion Hall, 12 Church St. $7, 12 and under $5. Raffles, 50/50 drawing. Benefits Relay For Life of Oxford Hills. FMI: Mac 373-3704 or [email protected]

Bethel, Saturday, April 30: Indoor yard sale, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., West Parish Congregational Church, UCC, Church St. Benefits the Smile Fund. FMI: Rev. Rickeman 824-0550.

Hartford, Saturday, April 30: Tea party, 1-4 p.m., Town Hall, Rte. 140. $3. Hawaiian theme. Call for a reservation. FMI: 224-7355.

Oxford, Saturday, April 30: Walk-a-Thon, 9 a.m. to noon, Oxford Fairgrounds. Sponsored by Oxford County 4-H Leaders Association. Donate and FMI: 539-2998, 743-1886 or 966-2626.

South Paris, Saturday, April 30: Family-style pancake supper, 5 p.m., Paris Fire Station, Western Ave. $3.50. $12 for 4-person family, $2 for each additional family member.

South Paris, Saturday, April 30: Dance, 7-10 p.m., Legion Hall, Church St. $5.

Hebron, Sunday, May 1: English “High Tea”, 4 p.m., Greenwood Mountain Inn. $10. Music and tour. Benefits Historical Society’s Building Fund. RSVP: 966-2177.

Mechanic Falls, Sunday, May 1: Country music get together, 2:30-5 p.m., Silver Spur Club, Rte. 121. Open to the public. Held by Friends of the Down East Country Music Association. Proceeds help George DeWitt. FMI: 515-3922.

Paris, Monday, May 2: Story and activity, 4 p.m., Public Library, 37 Market Square. Origami tulips for Mother’s Day cards. FMI: 743-6994.

Otisfield, Tuesday, May 3: Food pantry, 10 a.m. to noon, Spurrs Corner Church. FMI: 583-4780 or 627-4329.

Hiram, Wednesday, May 4: American Red Cross blood drive, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Sacopee Valley High School, 115 South Hiram Road.

Norway, Wednesday, May 4: Story time for ages 2-6, 10:30 a.m., Memorial Library, 258 Main St. FMI: 743-5308 or

Bethel, Thursday, May 5: American Red Cross blood drive, 12-5 p.m., Telstar High School, 284 Walkers Mills Road.

Paris, Thursday, May 5: Story time for ages 0-5, 10 a.m., Public Library, 37 Market Square. FMI: 743-6994.

Norway, Friday, May 6: Baby boosters, 10:30 a.m., Norway Memorial Library, 258 Main St. Infants up to age 2. FMI: 743-5308 or

Bethel, Saturday, May 7: Walk-4-Polio, 8-10 a.m., Davis Park. $5. FMI: 592-9614.

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

Buckfield, Saturday, May 7: Breakfast, 7-9 a.m., John D. Long Post #58 American Legion. $5, under 12 $3. 50/50 raffle.

Fryeburg, Saturday, May 7: Walk-4-Polio, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Church. $5. FMI: 240-1643.

Fryeburg, Saturday, May 7: Silent auction, 7 p.m., Natural Resource Building, Fryeburg Fairgrounds. View items 5-7 p.m. FMI: 935-2248.

Hartford, Saturday, May 7: Plant sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., J&O Irish Museum, Main St.

Paris, Saturday, May 7: Church supper, 5 p.m., First Baptist Church of Paris, top of Paris Hill. Adults $7, ages 12 and under $3.50.

Paris, Saturday, May 7: Roast turkey dinner, 5-6:30 p.m., Deering Memorial Methodist Church, Main and Church streets, South Paris. Adults $8, children under 12 $4.

Harrison, Sunday, May 8: Public breakfast, 8:30-10:30 a.m., VFW Post #9328, Waterford Rd.

Paris, Monday, May 9: Craft a Japanese carp kite, 4 p.m., Paris Public Library, 37 Market Square. All ages welcome. FMI: 743-6994.

Otisfield, Monday, May 9: Food pantry, 5-7 p.m., Spurrs Corner Church, Rte. 121. FMI: 583-4780 or 627-4329.

Norway, Wednesday, May 11: Pre-school story time, 10:30 a.m., Norway Memorial Library, 258 Main St. Ages 2-6. FMI: 743-5308 or

Canton, Saturday, May 14: Park clean up, 9 a.m., Heritage Park. Bring tools. FMI: Thomas Adley 597-2168.

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