GOVERNMENT

Athens

Selectmen, Somerset Academy, Academy Street. 654-3471. 7 p.m.

Anson

Selectmen, Town Hall, 62 Main St. 696-3979. 7 p.m.

Chelsea

Budget Committee, Town Office, 560 Togus Road. chelseamaine.org. 6:30 p.m.

China

Planning Board, Town Office, 571 Lakeview Drive. www.china.govoffice.com. 7 p.m.

Clinton

Selectmen, Town Office, 27 Baker St. 6:30 p.m.

Farmingdale

Planning Board, Town Office, 289 Maine Ave. www.farmingdalemaine.org. 7 p.m.

Farmington

Selectmen, Municipal Building, 153 Farmington Falls Road. www.farmington-maine.org. 6:30 p.m.

Jefferson

School Committee, Jefferson Village School, 48 Washington Road. 549-7491. 6 p.m.

Comprehensive Planning Committee, Chairman Bill Pearce, 549-4723, Town Office, 58 Washington Road. 549-7401. 6:30 p.m.

Manchester

Selectmen, Town Office, 12 Readfield Road. 622-1894. 6 p.m.

Firefighters Association, Manchester Fire Hall, Readfield Road. 7 p.m.

Norridgewock

Chamber of Commerce, Oosoola Country Store, Mercer Road. 634-3445. 6:30 p.m.

Palermo

Palermo Historical Society, Worthington House, 54 North Palermo Road. 7 p.m.

Vienna

Selectmen, Town House, 346 Town House Road. viennamaine.org. 6:30 p.m.

Waterville

Advocating for Animals in Maine, free. Waterville Public Library, 73 Elm St. action.humanesociety.org. 5:30 -6:30 p.m.

Richmond

Planning Board, Town Office 26 Gardiner St. www.richmondmaine.com. 6 p.m.

Skowhegan

Selectmen, Town Office, 225 Water St. www.skowhegan.org. 5:30 p.m.

Solon

Planning Board, Town Office, 121 South Main St. www.solon.govoffice.com. 7 p.m.

Strong

Selectmen, Forster Memorial Building. 7 p.m.

Waterville

Sanitary District meeting, Kennebec Sanitary District, 401 Water St. 873-0611. 5:30 p.m.

COMMUNITY

Anson

Centerpoint Community Church Food Cupboard, serving Anson, North Anson, Embden, Starks, Solon and New Portland Centerpoint Community Church, 16 Church St., Anson. 696-8188. 10 a.m.-noon

TOPS (Take Off Pound Sensibly), Garret Schenck Elementary School, 19 Ken Taylor St. www.msad74.org. 4:30 p.m.

Augusta

Free computer training classes, classes are aimed at helping job seekers, seniors and other adult learners gain basic computer skills, registration required. Maine State Library, 230 State St. 287-5608. 2-4 p.m.

Kennebec Valley Toastmasters, Augusta City Center, 16 Cony St. www.toastmasters.org. 6:15 p.m.

Job Corps training information for women 16-24, career technical training, a high school diploma , a general education development certificate or driver’s license, free. CHP/Job Corps, 22 Armory St. 621-2350. 10 a.m.

Gamblers Anonymous, Linc Wellness Center, 38 Memorial Drive. noon

Rotary Club meeting, visitors welcome, Senator Inn and Spa, 284 Western Ave. www.senatorinn.com. 7:15 a.m.

Toddler Time, youth services, songs, stories and nursery rhymes, free. Lithgow Public Library, 45 Winthrop St. www.lithgow.lib.me.us. 10 a.m.

Al-Anon Family Group, “Just For Today” open meeting, Unitarian Church, 69 Winthrop St. www.attractingthelifeyouwant.com. noon

Food Addicts in Recovery support group, no dues or fees, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 209 Eastern Ave. www.princeofpeacemaine.org. 6:30 p.m.

Elks Lodge 964, 397 Civic Center Drive. www.augustaelks.org. 7:30 p.m.

Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Support Group, MaineGeneral Medial Center, 35 Medical Center Parkway. www.mainegeneral.org. 10 a.m.

NAMI Capital Area LINC Center Peer Support Group, confidential mental health support. Offered by the National Alliance on Mental Illness, Maine, free. LINC Wellness & Recovery Center, 38 Memorial Drive. mocomaine.com. 11:15 a.m.

National Alliance on Mental Health Capital Area, for adults living with mental health issues LINC Wellness & Recovery Center, 38 Memorial Drive. mocomaine.com. 11:15 a.m.

Augusta Boys & Girls Club for Teens, academics, sports, career exploration, arts and crafts, cooking program and more, Buker Community Center, 22 Armory St. 8-620-8220. 1:30 -5:30 p.m.

Augusta Recreation, Buker Community Center, 22 Armory St. 620-8220. 3:30-5 p.m.

Augusta Food Bank, serving Augusta and Manchester residents Augusta Food Bank, 9 Summer St. www.augustafoodbank.org. 12:30-2 p.m.

Cribbage, Buker Community Center, 22 Armory St. 620-8220. 3:30 p.m.-10:15 a.m.

Belgrade

Pickleball, Community Center for All Seasons, 1 Center Drive. www.townofbelgrade.com. 5:30 a.m.

Kidzone, Community Center for All Seasons, 1 Center Drive. www.townofbelgrade.com. 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Belgrade/Rome Special Needs Food Pantry, Belgrade Town Office, 6 Manchester Road. www.townofbelgrade.com. 9-11 a.m.

Belgrade-Rome Food Pantry, downstairs at the Belgrade Town Office, 6 Manchester Road. www.townofbelgrade.com. 9-11 a.m.

Benton

Potluck supper and meeting, 7 p.m., meeting on planning the Clinton Fair; attendance is strongly encouraged. Benton Grange, 29 River Road. 6 p.m.

Chelsea

American Legion Veterans’ Memorial Post 205 Bingo night, doors open at 4:30 p.m. Crystal Falls, Route 117. 495-3508. 6:30 p.m.-11:45 a.m.

Clinton

Coats of Many Colors Thrift Store, Brown United Methodist Church, 13 Church St. www.neumc.org. 9:30 a.m.-noon

Damariscotta

August Music Series, Gary McCue and Lora Stanchfield will perform, Savory Maine, 11 Water St. 563-2111. 6-8 p.m.

Fairfield

Lamb’s Clothes Closet, Fairfield First Baptist Church, 12 Newhall St. 314-1604. 9 a.m.-noon

Central Maine Square Dance Club workshop, teaching mainstream and plus calls, Fairfield Community Center, 61 Water St. www.fairfieldme.com. 6:30 -8:30 p.m.

Farmington

Franklin County Art and Crafts, Olsen Student Center, University of Maine at Farmington, Lincoln Street. www.umf.maine.edu. 7 p.m.

Gardiner

Four Leaf Clover Senior citizens club, for those 55 and older, Lions Den. 582-5730. 1:15 p.m.

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

Food Pantry, serving Gardiner, West Gardiner, Farmingdale, Randolph, Pittston and Chelsea, Chrysalis Place/Gardiner Food, 576 Brunswick Ave. 582-5507. 6-8 p.m.

Bingo, doors open at 4 p.m.; refreshments served, Gardiner Lions Club, 10 Lions Ave. 588-6183. 6:30 p.m.

Veterans of Foreign Wars, Bagley-Gardiner-Foster VFW Post 9, 59 Libby Hill Road. 724-3474. 7 p.m.

Hallowell

The Lady in the Red Cloak guided tour, participants will tour Hallowell by lantern light, learning about the city’s history, ghosts and mysteries. Reservations required, $15 for adults, $7 for children younger than 12 and free for children younger than 5. www.redcloakhauntedhistorytours.com. 7:30 p.m.

Cohen on the Meadows sixth annual surf and turf, reservations required. Spectrum Generations William S. Cohen Community Center, 22 Town Farm Road, Hallowell. www.spectrumgenerations.org. 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Knitting and crocheting, Spectrum Generations William S. Cohen Community Center 22 To, 22 Town Farm Road, Hallowell. www.spectrumgenerations.org. 1 -3 p.m.

Litchfield

Roadrunner trip to Pemaquid beach, leaving from the Sportsmen’s Club. Participants will be responsible for their own lunch. Trip to lighthouse and gift shop area for ice cream. Litchfield Senior Center, Litchfield Academy Senior Building. 9:30 a.m.

Madison

Bingo, doors open at 4:30 p.m. American Legion Tardiff-Belanger Post 39, 20 South Maple St. www.mainelegionpost39.org. 6:30 p.m.

Madison/Anson Senior Citizens, Bingo followed by lunch. Doors open at 8:30 a.m. Madison VFW, Preble Avenue. www.mainelegionpost39.org. 9 a.m.

Madison/Anson Days Committee, Old Point School, Old Point Avenue. 6:30 p.m.

Alcoholics Anonymous, St. Sebastian School, Pleasant Street. 7:30 p.m.

Preschool story time, Madison Public Library, 12 Old Point Ave. www.madisonpubliclibrary.org. 10 a.m.

Mercer

Walking, Mercer Community Center, 1015 Beech Hill Road. ww.mercerme.us. 6 -8 p.m.

Monmouth

Fall quilting class, 4-Patch Classic quilt and Flamingo Fling Baby quilt, sponsored by the United Church of Monmouth. All experience levels are welcome; 441-7071, $30 includes instruction, patterns and assistance. Packard Activity Center, 778 Main St. 933-4677. 5-7 p.m.

American Legion Post 204, Cumston Hall, 796 Main St. www.legion.org. 7 p.m.

New Sharon

Story hour, New Sharon Jim Ditzler Memorial Library, 37 Library Road. www.newsharon.lib.me.us. 10:30 a.m.

Newport

Beano, kitchen opens at 5 p.m., Newport American Legion Post 105. 6:30 p.m.

Oakland

TOPS weight-loss program, 5 p.m. weigh in, Oakland Maine Public Library, 18 Church St. www.oaklandmelibrary.org. 5:30 p.m.

TOPS (Take Off Pound Sensibly), 5 p.m. weigh in. Visitors welcome, Oakland United Baptist Church, 45 Church St. 465-3465. 6:15 p.m.

Palermo

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

Historical Society, Worthington House, 54 North Palermo Road. 7 p.m.

Randolph

Current Events Club, Randolph United Methodist Church, 16 Asbury St. www.neumc.org. 1 p.m.

Richmond

American Legion, American Legion Post 132, 164 Pleasant, St. Richmond. 7:30 p.m.

Cards, games and socializing, Golden Oldies Senior Center, 314 Front St., Richmond. 737-2161. 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Richmond Senior Citizens Group game day, American Legion Post 132, 164 Pleasant, St. Richmond. 737-2190. 12 -3 p.m.

Sidney

Historical Society Research Center, Sidney Grange, Sidney. 1 -4 p.m.

Skowhegan

Family Fun Time, Skowhegan Community Center. 10 a.m.

Walking, Skowhegan Community Center, 39 Poulin Drive, Skowhegan. www.skowhegan.org. 6 -10 a.m.

Aerobics, Skowhegan Community Center, 39 Poulin Drive, Skowhegan. www.skowhegan.org. 9 a.m.

Food Cupboard, Trinity Evangelical Free Church, 12 McClellan St. 9-11 a.m.

Skowhegan Rotary, Heritage House Restaurant, 182 Madison Ave. www.hhrestaurant.com. 12:15 -5:45 p.m.

Solon

Open house, Gray-Merrill History House, 24 South Main St. 643-2275. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Food pantry, proof of residency required, Wilton Area Food Pantry, 600 Main St. 645-2190. 10 a.m.-noon

Online Job Search Lab, Waterville Public Library, 73 Elm St., Waterville. www.watervillelibrary.org. 10 a.m.-noon

Unity

Unity Area Rotary, Crosstrax Deli, 215 Depot St. rotary.org. 4:30 p.m.

Historical Society, Unity Historical House, 8 Depot St. unityhistoricalsociety.wordpress.com. 7 p.m.

Waterville

Central Maine Square Dance Club, alternating with mainstream, Waterville Junior High School, West River Road. 416-6444. 6:30 p.m.

Texas Hold ’em Tournament, proceeds benefit Hospice Volunteers of Waterville, T & B’s Celebration, 6 Jefferson St. www.hvwa.org. 6:30 p.m.

American Legion Post 5, American Legion Bourque-Lanigan Post 5, 21 College St. www.wtvllegion.org. 6 p.m.

Women’s Initiative: weaving and rag rug making, The Center, REM, lower level, 93 Main St. 692-0290. 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

Walk program, Alfond Youth Center, 126 North St. www.clubayc.org. 6 -8:30 a.m.

Greater Waterville Area Food Bank, Pleasant Street United Methodist Church, 61 Pleasant St. 872-7564. 10 a.m.-noon

Waterville Historical Society, museum tours Redington Museum, 62 Silver St. users.adelphia.net. 10 a.m.

Alcoholics Anonymous High Nooners Lunch Bunch, Mid-Maine Homeless Shelter, 19 Colby St. 453-7384. 12 -1 p.m.

Eating Disorder Group, for people with anorexia, bulimia, pica, compulsive overeating or other eating disorders. Thayer Center for Health, 149 North St. www.mainegeneral.org. 6 p.m.

Texas Hold’em Tournament, limited to the first 100 players; happy hour specials. Proceeds will benefit Hospice Volunteers of Waterville Area. T & B’s Out-Back Tavern, 6 Jefferson St., Waterville. www. hvwa.org. 6:30 p.m.

Winslow

Story time, Winslow Public Library, 136 Halifax St., Winslow. www.winslow-me.gov. 10 -11 a.m.

Winthrop

Children’s music time with Buster B., Charles M. Bailey Public Library 39 Bowdoin St. www.baileylibrary.org. 10:30 a.m.

Winthrop Hot Meals Kitchen, for Winthrop residents and surrounding towns; take out available, free. St. Francis Parish Hall, 130 Roue 133. 377-3276. 11:30 a.m.-noon

Arts and crafts, Charles M. Bailey Public Library, 39 Bowdoin St. www.baileylibrary.org. 2 p.m.

Lego Fun, Charles M. Bailey Public Library 39 Bowdoin St. www.baileylibrary.org. 3 p.m.

Children’s arts and crafts, Charles M. Bailey Public Library, 39 Bowdoin St. www.baileylibrary.org. 4 p.m.

Rotary Club, Alfred W. Maxwell Jr Post 40 American Legion, 117 Bowdoin St. www.americanlegionpost40.org. 7:30 p.m.

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