AREA

Lions Club: Gardiner/Augusta Lions Club bingo, at the clubhouse, 25 Lions Ave.; doors open at 4 p.m. and bingo starts 6:30 p.m.; refreshments; 588-6183.

Theater: Gaslight Theater, 7 p.m., Hallowell City Hall.

AUGUSTA

Computer class: Free computer training classes, 2-4 p.m., Maine State Library, 230 State St.; classes are aimed at helping job seekers, seniors and other adult learners gain basic computer skills; held on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month, library staff will assist patrons and provide information about a wide variety of technology-related topics including E-readers, filling out web-based forms, Microsoft Excel or Publisher and test preparation or online research; topics will be selected on a first-come, first-served basis; registration is required; for more information, call 287-5608.

Rotary Club: Augusta Rotary Club, 7:15 a.m., Senator Inn & Spa restaurant; visitors are welcome.

Al-Anon: Al-Anon Family Group, noon-1 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 69 Winthrop St.; “Just For Today” open meeting; 582-8281.

Food addicts: Food Addicts in Recovery support group, 6:30 p.m., Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Eastern Avenue; no dues or fees; all are welcome; for more information, call 623-8375.

Support group: National Alliance on Mental Illness Capital Area LINC Center Peer Support Group, 11:15-12:45 p.m., 38 Memorial Drive; for adults living with mental health issues; group meets every Tuesday; 622-5767.

Support offered: NAMI Capital Area LINC Center Peer Support Group — free, confidential mental health support, 11:15 a.m.-12:45 p.m., LINC Center, 38 Memorial Drive; offered by the National Alliance on Mental Illness, Maine; free; for more information, call 622-5767.

Gamblers Anonymous: Gamblers Anonymous, noon-1 p.m., Linc Wellness Center, 38 Memorial Drive; all people with a gambling problem or who have had a gambling problem are welcome.

For toastmasters: Kennebec Valley Toastmasters, 6:15 p.m., Augusta City Center, Fort Western Room, 16 Cony St.; 620-4557 or www.toastmasters.org.

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; for more information, call 622-0452.

Library event: Lithgow Public Library, 45 Winthrop St., activity: Toddler Time, 10 a.m., Youth Services; songs, stories and nursery rhymes; free and open to the public; 626-2415 or www.lithgow.lib.me.us.

Farmers market: Farmers Market at Mill Park, 2013 Market Season, open 2-6 p.m.; open every Tuesday through Nov. 20; 15-17 farm vendors; fruit, vegetables, dairy, pork, poultry, beef, bread, baked goods, yarn and more; for more information, call the City of Augusta, Community Services Department, at 626-2352 or visit www.farmersmarketmillpark.org.

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

For children: Children’s Discovery Museum, 171 Capitol St., open 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Book of the Day with craft activity; $5.50 for children, $4.50 for adults and free for children younger than 12 months; 622-2209 or www.childrensdiscoverymuseum.org.

For seniors: Cribbage, noon-3:30 p.m., Augusta Recreation, 3:30-5 p.m., Buker Center, 22 Armory St.; social time begins at 11:30 a.m.; for more information, call 626-2350.

For Elks: Augusta Elks Lodge 964, 7:30 p.m., Elks Lodge, Civic Center Drive.

Eagles Auxiliary: Fraternal Order of Eagles Ladies Auxiliary, 7 p.m.

BELGRADE

Pantry open: The Belgrade-Rome Food Pantry open every Tuesday 9-11 a.m., downstairs at the Belgrade Town Office, 6 Manchester Road.

Activities: Belgrade Community Center for All Seasons activities: summer camp, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; 495-3481.

Chelsea

Bingo: American Legion Veterans’ Memorial Post 205 bingo night, 6:30 p.m., Crystal Falls, Route 17; doors open at 4:30 p.m.; open to the public; cancellations will be announced on local television and radio stations; for more information, call Herb Mann Jr. at 495-9044.

GARDINER

VFW: Veterans of Foreign Wars, Bagley-Gardiner-Foster Post 9, 7 p.m., post home, Libby Hill Road.

Food pantry: Gardiner Food Pantry/Chrysalis Place, now open 6-8 p.m.; serving Gardiner, West Gardiner, Farmingdale, Randolph, Pittston and Chelsea.

Clothes closet: The United Methodist Clothes Closet, 101 Spring St., open 10 a.m.-3 p.m. with reasonably priced clothing for the whole family; 582-6270; volunteers needed.

Support group: Kennebec Valley Pregnancy Loss monthly support group, 6-7 p.m., Gardiner Public Library, 152 Water St.; this is an open, confidential, counselor-facilitated group that supports women, partners, family members and those affected by the loss of pregnancy through organic or medical interventions; free; the group meets on the last Tuesday of every month; for more information, call Lynn Murphy at 215-4069 or Meaghan Carlson at 450-0511 or [email protected]

Preschool story hour: Gardiner Public Library preschool story hour, 10:30-11 a.m., for children 3 and older and parents and/or caregiver; program follows school vacation calendars; 582-6894.

For seniors: Four Leaf Clover Senior citizens club, 1:15 p.m., Lions Den; people 55 and older are welcome; for more information, call Marion Thomas at 582-5730.

HALLOWELL

For seniors: Spectrum Generations, William S. Cohen Community Center, 22 Town Farm Road, activities: Adult Day 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; gentle yoga class, 9-10:15 a.m.; meatloaf lunch 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; and knitters and crocheters 1-3 p.m.; 626-7777.

Litchfield

For seniors: Litchfield Senior Center, Litchfield Academy Senior Building, activities: Roadrunner trip to DEW Animal Kingdom, Mount Vernon; tour at 2 p.m. with lunch on way; bus will leave from the Litchfield Sportsmen’s Club at 11:30 a.m.

OAKLAND

Scouts: Boy Scout Troop 454, 6:30-8 p.m., Methodist Church, West School Street; call 465-7333.

Palermo

Library: Toddler Time, 10 a.m.-noon, Palermo Community Library, 2789 Route 3; 993-6088 or www.palermo.lib.me.us.

RICHMOND

For seniors: Golden Oldies Center, 314 Front St., open 10 a.m.-3 p.m. for cards, games and socializing; all seniors welcome.

Legion Auxiliary: American Legion Post 132 Auxiliary, 7:30 p.m.

American Legion: American Legion Post 132, 7:30 p.m., Post home.

SIDNEY

Research center: Sidney Historical Society research center and museum open 1-4 p.m., Grange Hall, Middle Road, next to the town office; 314-0650.

WINTHROP

Library: Charles M. Bailey Public Library, 39 Bowdoin St., activities: children’s arts and crafts, 4 p.m.; children’s music time with Buster B, 10:30 a.m.; 377-8673.

Rotary Club: Winthrop Rotary Club, 7:30 a.m., American Legion Post 40, Bowdoin Street.

Free meal: Winthrop Hot Meals Kitchen hot meal served 11:30 a.m.-noon, St. Francis Church hall; free; residents of Winthrop and surrounding towns welcome; take out available; for more information, call 377-3276 or Steve Dodge at 620-0488.


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