Albany Library Game Day. Play Wii games like Guitar Hero, bowling or tennis, or board games such as Monopoly, Blokus, Life, Connect 4, checkers, chess, Mankala, and Trouble. Bring friends or come by yourself. Drop in. No registration required. 1 to 4 p.m. Saturdays. Albany Library, 1247 Marin Ave. Free. 510-526-3720.

Japanese Story Time. Read Japanese picture books, sing Japanese songs and make Japanese-inspired crafts. 4 p.m. Saturdays. Albany Library, 1247 Marin Ave. Free. 510-526-3720, www.aclibrary.org.

World Affairs/Politics Group. Weekly meeting open to all folks 55 and older who want to discuss the week's events and what we want to do about any of them. 9:30 to 11 a.m. Mondays. Albany Senior Center, 846 Masonic Ave. $3 Albany residents. $4 nonresidents. 510-524-9122, www.albanyca.org.

Albany Library Knitting. Work on your own project or make pet blankets and children's hats to be donated to charity organizations. No registration necessary. Yarn and needles provided for charity projects. 3:30 to 5 p.m. Mondays. Albany Library, 1247 Marin Ave. Free. 510-526-3720.

Poetry for Fun. Share an evening with other poetry lovers, learn how to understand poetry and its structure, and perhaps contribute a poem of your own creation or one written by another. This month's theme is sonnets. 6:30 to 8 p.m. July 29. Kensington Public Library, 61 Arlington Ave. Free. 510-524-3043, ccclib.org.


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Kids Day at the Farmers' Market. Kids Day at the Albany Farmers' Market features free fun for kids and their families, including a bouncy house, music, face painting, hands-on activities, a library, and more -- all free. 3 to 7 p.m. July 31. Albany Farmers' Market, 1000 Solano Ave. Free. 510-548-3333, ecologycenter.org/fm.

Family Storytimes. Family story time with fun stories, songs and rhymes for children and their families. 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Free. Kensington Library, 61 Arlington Ave. 510-524-3043. ccclib.org.

Babies & Toddlers Storytime. Two 20-25 minute long story times are packed full of lively stories, songs, and action rhymes for young children and their parents/caregivers. 10:15 and 11:15 a.m. Thursdays. Kensington Library, 61 Arlington Ave. Free. 510-524-3043, ccclib.org.

Camp Singalong. Celebrate the end of summer with an evening of s'mores and songs. For young children and their families. 6:30 p.m. Aug. 6. Kensington Public Library, 61 Arlington Ave. Free. 510-524-3043, ccclib.org.