Gamblers Anonymous: Gamblers Anonymous, noon-1 p.m., Linc Wellness Center art room, 38 Memorial Circle; attendees must be 18 or older; open to anyone who has a gambling problem.

Drum circle: Capitol Area Drum Circle, 6-8 p.m., Merkaba Sol, 154 Water St.; participants play drums and socialize; for more information, email Mike at [email protected] or Kim at [email protected]

Emotions Anonymous: Emotions Anonymous, a 12-step program for emotional wellness and learning to live with unsolved problems, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Buker Community Center; meetings take place every Friday.

Farmers market: Farmers market indoors at Viles Arboretum, 2-5 p.m., 153 Hospital St.; ice cream, vegetables, soups, pumpkins, berries, organic meat, cheeses, yogurt, honey, maple syrup, baked goods including breads, pies and cookies, seedlings, dairy products and more; new vendors welcome; 626-7989 or

Information session: Free Job Corps training information session, 10-11:30 a.m., CHP/Job Corps Office, 22 Armory St.; doors close at 10:15 a.m.; information session for unemployed children and adults, 16-24 years old, who want to receive free career technical training, high school diploma and driver’s license; registration required; for more information, call Cathie Pinkham at 621-2350 or email [email protected]

For children: Children’s Discovery Museum, 171 Capitol St., open 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; $5.50 for children, $4.50 for adults and free for children younger than 12 months; 622-2209 or

Modern Woodmen: East Side of Augusta Modern Woodmen of America Junior Service Club 8953-1, Teen Club 8953-T and Tiny Tots 8953-2L, 6:30 p.m., Prince of Peace Church.

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.

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.

Library event: Lithgow Public Library, 45 Winthrop St., activity: Incredible Infants, 10 a.m., Youth Services; free and open to the public; 626-2415 or


Activities: Belgrade Community Center for All Seasons activity: Toddler Time, 11 a.m.; 495-3481.


Food pantry: China Community Food Pantry open noon-1 p.m., east side of Lakeview Drive.


For babies: Gardiner Public Library Babies Love Babies playgroup, 10-11 a.m., children’s room; for babies newborn-3 years old and their parents and/or caregivers; unstructured time for babies to play and socialize; parents should bring their child’s own toys and a blanket; 582-6894.


Food bank: Hallowell Food Bank on Perley Lane, below the fire station, open 1-2 p.m.; 623-4021.

For seniors: Spectrum Generations, William S. Cohen Community Center, 22 Town Farm Road, activities: Adult Day 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; and lunch 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; 626-7777.


For seniors: Litchfield Senior Center, Litchfield Academy Community Building, activities: aerobics, 8:30 a.m.; cribbage games, 10 a.m.; bring a lunch and social time, noon; and cards, 1 p.m.


American Legion: Decker-Simmons Post 51 American Legion, 3 p.m.-1 a.m.; disc jockey.


Library: Charles M. Bailey Public Library, 39 Bowdoin St., activities: Lego Fun, 3 p.m.; 377-8673.

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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