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.


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

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

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

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.; $5.50 for children, $4.50 for adults and free for children younger than 12 months; 622-2209 or

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.

Housing association: Capital Area Housing Association, “Landlords Working Together,” 7-8:30 p.m., KV Federal Credit Union, 316 Northern Ave.; 512-2180 or

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.

For veterans: Maine Commission on Vietnam and Atomic Veterans, 9 a.m., Maine Veterans Home.


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: 55 & Alive 10-11 a.m.; home-schooled gym 12:30-2 p.m.; Craft Club 1-3 p.m.; After School Education Program 3-5:30 p.m.; Cub Scouts 6-7 p.m.; 495-3481.


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.


MRobinson (Richard Oben/724-3474) 5-3-13/ 4th – April through September – 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.

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.


For seniors: Spectrum Generations, William S. Cohen Community Center, 22 Town Farm Road, activities: Adult Day 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; no center lunch; and knitters and crocheters 1-3 p.m.; 626-7777.


Friends of Music: School Administrative District 47 Friends of Music, 7-8 p.m., Messalonskee High School cafeteria; visit

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


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


Historical society: Pittston Literary and Historical Society, 7 p.m., Colburn School, Arnold Road; membership $5 per year; call Laura Walentine at 582-2557.


Guys and Gals: Golden Guys & Gals Inc., noon, 12 Church Road, Readfield Corner; business meeting, followed by bingo and card games, 50/50, prizes and refreshments from 1 to 3 p.m.; all seniors welcome.


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.


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.


Library: Charles M. Bailey Public Library, 39 Bowdoin St., activities: Kids Arts & Crafts at 2 p.m.; Lego Fun at 3 p.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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