AREA

Barbershop chorus: Maine-ly Harmony Women’s Barbershop Chorus rehearsal, 6:30 p.m., Veterans Affairs hospital at Togus, Building 205, Room 112; all women are welcome; call 582-5523.

Friends meeting: The Augusta Area Chapter of the Friends of the Maine Children’s Home for Little Wanderers, 6:30 p.m., Granite Hill Estates, 60 Balsam Drive, Hallowell; open to anyone who is interested in helping children, teens and families in need; Sharon Abrams, 873-4253 or Cristen Sawyer, 872-0261; www.granitehillestates. com or 626-7786.

AUGUSTA

Farmers’ market: Augusta Farmers’ Market, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Turnpike Mall; vegetable vendors selling beet greens, swiss chard, lettuces, bok choy and rhubarb and two bakers, new this season, offering fruit scones, pies, baked breads, cookies and bars; goat cheese and raw goat milk, pickles, relishes, salsas, jams and jellies, strawberries, raspberries and apples and pears; for more information, call Terry Johnston at 549-5112 or visit www.augustafarmersmarket. com.

Fiber Fun: Fiber Fun Wednesdays, 6-8 p.m., Spinnakeesfarm, 1180 Tasker Road; all fiber arts enthusiasts are welcome to come and knit, crochet, felt, spin and hook; call Betty at 622-5343 or visit www.spinnakeesfarm. com.

For teens: Augusta Boys & Girls Club for Teens, 1:30-5:30 p.m., Buker Center, 22 Armory St.; academics, sports, career exploration, arts and crafts, cooking program and more; for teenagers in middle school through high school; 622-0452.

Farmers’ market: Augusta Farmers’ Market, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Turnpike Mall.

Food bank: Augusta Food Bank open 12:30-2 p.m., 9 Summer St.; serving residents of Augusta and Manchester; 622-5225.

Historical society: Kennebec Historical Society, 107 Winthrop St., open for research, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; to schedule an appointment outside of these hours, call 622-7718.

Zen center: Kennebec River Zen Center, 6:30 p.m.; 622-9433 or [email protected]

V.L. meeting: V.L. 308 Promenade, 6 p.m. potluck supper, 7 p.m. prom, American Legion Post 205, Eastern Avenue.

For children: Children’s Discovery Museum, 171 Capitol St., open 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Wellness Wednesday with “Be Active Obstacle Course”; and Kid’s Summer Kick-off 4:30-7 p.m., $6; $5.50 for children, $4.50 for adults and free for children younger than 12 months; 622-2209 or www.childrensdiscoverymuseum.org.

Radio association: Augusta Amateur Radio Association; for more information, contact Bill Crowley, K1NIT, 623-9075 days.

BELGRADE

Activities: Belgrade Community Center for All Seasons activities: Kidzone; and basketball 7 p.m.; 495-3481.

GARDINER

Carnival: Greater Gardiner River Festival — Kavanaugh Carnival on the waterfront, 4 p.m.; food for sale; The Bilge Pumps rock band, 7-9 p.m.; and fireworks, 9 p.m.; 582-7144.

Farmers’ market: Gardiner Farmers’ Market, 2-6 p.m., on The Common; 20 vendors; local products, including vegetables, meats, dairy products, ice cream, baked goods, jams and jellies and more; Electronic Benefits Transfer cards and Women, Infants and Children checks accepted; rain or shine.

HALLOWELL

Library event: Hubbard Free Library, 115 Second St., activity: Children’s Hour, 10:30-11:30 a.m.; story and craft appropriate for 2- to 5-year-olds; younger and older siblings welcome; free and open to the public; 622-6582.

Business network: Business Network International, 8:30 a.m., Power Play, 301 Water St.; visitors are welcome for coffee and networking; Lou, 624-1487.

For seniors: Spectrum Generations, William S. Cohen Community Center, 22 Town Farm Road, activities: Adult Day 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; foot clinic by appointment 8 a.m.-noon; Wal-Mart vision screenings 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; oven-roasted chicken lunch with entertainment by Mike Drake 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; computer lessons by appointment noon-4 p.m.; free blood pressure clinic 12:15-1 p.m.; and game day 1-4 p.m.; 626-7777.

LITCHFIELD

For seniors: Litchfield Senior Center, Litchfield Academy Community Building, activities: aerobics, 8:30 a.m.; senior chorus practice, 10 a.m.; chorus and instrument practice, 11 a.m.

OAKLAND

American Legion: Decker-Simmons American Legion Post 51 open 3-8 p.m.

RICHMOND

For seniors: Richmond “Golden Oldies” Senior Center, 314 Front St., open 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Triad meeting 9 a.m.; Legislative session update by Sen. Seth Goodall, D-Richmond, and Rep. Seth Berry, D-Bowdoinham, noon; and Game Day 12:30 p.m.; also cards, games and socializing; all seniors welcome.

WINTHROP

Square dance: Squire Town Squares Square Dance Club, 6:30-8:30 p.m., basic; and advanced, 8:30-9 p.m.; Winthrop Grade School, Highland Avenue; 626-0779.


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