2017-05-18 / Things to Do

Things to Do

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Thursday, May 18

Bus trip to Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., through Saco SENIORity. FMI, email ameier@sacomaine.org. Pokemon League, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Deerign Room, Dyer Library, Main Street, Saco. Knitting and crafting group, 1:30 to 4 p.m., Deering Room, Dyer Library, Main Street, Saco. Dance with Clean Slate, 7 to 10 p.m., York County Veterans Alliance, 24 Bradbury St., Biddeford. Kettlebell exercise class, 5:30 to 6:15 p.m., J. Richard Martin Community Center, Alfred Street, Biddeford. For 18 and older. Drop in fee is $5.

Friday, May 19

How to Listen Loudly, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., Biscuits & Co., 25 Alfred St., Biddeford. Jodi Flynn of Women Taking Lead will speak. Maine Steiners concert, 7 p.m., Saco Grange 53, 168 North St., Saco. University of Maine’s all male a capella group. Freewill donations accepted at the door to support grange and Maine Steiner scholarship program. FMI, call 205-4592. “Steel Magnolias,” 7:30 p.m., City Theater, Main Street, Biddeford. Tickets available at the box office. Women’s Education Union, 1 p.m., Dyer Library, Main Street, Saco. Meetings are first and third Friday of the month. Good Shepherd Parish Masses, St. Anne Chapel (at St. Joseph), 7 a.m.; Most Holy Trinity, 9 a.m. Good Shepherd Parish office is located at 271 Main St., Saco. Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. FMI, call 282-3321.

Saturday, May 20

Saco Bike Rodeo, 9 a.m. to noon, Saco Public Works, North Street, Saco.

Book give away, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Golden Rooster Restaurant, Main Street, Saco; 265 Main St., Biddeford and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Hannaford in Biddeford. Held by Biddeford-Saco Altrusa. Weather permitting.

Plant and pie sale, 8:30 a.m. to noon, Dennett-Craig and Pate Funeral Home, corner of Portland Road and Route 202, Buxton.

John Andrews Memorial 5K Walk/Run, 9 a.m. start, 7:30 a.m. registration, start and finish in Scarborough. Supports Eastern Trail and the Close the Gap Campaign and honor the founder of the Eastern Trail. FMI, visit http://www.oreillyscure.com/new- events/2017/5/20/john-andrews-memorial-5kwalkrun.

Annual yard sale, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 60 School St., Saco. Rain or shine.

“Steel Magnolias,” 7:30 p.m., City Theater, Main Street, Biddeford. Tickets available at the box office.

Sunday, May 21

Pancake breakfast, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., 10 a.m. worship, Second Congregational Church, 19 Crescent St., Biddeford.

“Faustina, Messenger of Divine Mercy,” 7 p.m., St. Joseph Church, 178 Elm St., Biddeford. Live, theatrical, one-woman drama performed by actress Maria Vargo that ells the life of Saint Faustina Kowalska. For tickets, call 282-3321.

“Steel Magnolias,” 2 p.m., City Theater, Main Street, Biddeford. Tickets available at the box office.

LARPING (Live Action Role Playing), 1 p.m., Rotary Park, 17 Parkview Court, Biddeford. Medieval and fantasy combat sports and recreation. For ore information, search “Amtgard Ebon Falls group” on Facebook.

Weekly worship, 10 a.m., Seeds of Hope Neighborhood Center, 35 South St., Biddeford. Includes music, prayer and Holy Communion. Light refreshments are available after the service.

Informal and interactive paperless service, 8 a.m.; 10 a.m. worship service, live streaming on Website, First Parish Congregational Church UCC, 12 Beach St., Saco. Nursery care for children 4 and younger provided; Sunday school for children K-12; full choir and instrumentalists, fellowship and refreshments following. FMI, call 283-3771 or visit www.firstparishsaco.org.

Sunday worship, 9:30 a.m. and 6 p.m., Goodwins Mills Advent Christian Church, 498 Goodwins Mills Road, Dayton. For more information, call 499-2817.

Service, 10 a.m., Second Congregational Church, 19 Crescent St., Biddeford.

Service, 11 a.m., Cornerstone United Methodist Church, 20 Jenkins Road, Saco.

Service and church school, 10 a.m., Unitarian Universalist Church of Saco-Biddeford, 60 School St., Saco. FMI, call 282-0062.

Good Shepherd Parish Masses, St. Joseph (French Mass), 8 a.m. and 11 a.m.; Most Holy Trinity, 8:30 and 10:30 a.m.; St. Philip, 9 a.m.; St. Margaret, 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. Good Shepherd Parish office is located at 271 Main St., Saco. Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. FMI, call 282-3321.

AA meetings, 9 a.m., Saco Elks Club, 68 Ocean Park Road, Saco; 7 p.m., United Methodist Church, Washington Avenue, Old Orchard Beach; 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., 63 School St., Saco.

United Baptist Church worship service, 10 a.m. worship and Sunday School, 318 Main St., Saco. FMI, visit Unitedbaptistsaco.org.

Monday, May 22

Lawyers in Libraries, 5:30 p.m., McArthur Library, Main Street, Biddeford. Jennifer G. Hayden of Molleur Law will give a brief talk and will meet individually with the first 10 people to preregister for the program. Attendees will get an overview of the legal and court system in Maine and learn how to access lawyers. To register, call 284-4181.

TOPS Maine 0253, 4:45 to 5:30 p.m. weigh in, meeting is 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Seeds of Hope, 35 South St., Biddeford.

Painting session, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., The Pines, Manor Street, Ocean Park. Held by Saco Bay Artists. Participants can come and go as needed and are welcome to bring lunch. Meetings are free and open to the public. FMI, call 937-2125.

Yoga for Seniors, 10:45 to 11:45 a.m., Saco Community Center, Franklin Street. Bring a yoga mat and small blanket. Held through Saco SENIORity.

Tuesday, May 23

Spring dance concert, 7p.m., Garland Auditorium, Thornton Academy, Main Street, Saco.

Lego Club, 3 to 4 p.m., Dyer Library, Main Street, Saco. Children 8 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.

An Inside Look at the College Admissions Process, 6:30 p.m., Deering Room, Dyer Library, Saco. Led by Wendy Thompson of Westport Educational Consulting.

Community band, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., St. Louis Alumni Hall, Route 1, Biddeford. Practice with Alumni Band members.

Kettlebell exercise class, 5:30 to 6:15 p.m., J. Richard Martin Community Center, Alfred Street, Biddeford. For 18 and older. Drop in fee is $5.

Pickleball drop-in, 9 to 10:15 a.m. and 10:30 to 11:45 a.m., Saco Community Center, 75 Franklin St., Saco. All levels welcome; $3/ members of Saco SENIORity; $4/non-members. Wednesday, May 24

Wednesday Lounge, after school, Dyer Library, Main Street, Saco. Tweens and teens can do homework, socialize or participate in group activities.

Biddeford mill history, 6 p.m., Saco Grange 53, 168 North St., Saco. RSVP by calling 831-7508.

Spring dance concert, 7p.m., Garland Auditorium, Thornton Academy, Main Street, Saco.

Biddeford Eagles No. 804 meeting, 7 p.m., 57 Birch St., Biddeford.

Saco Coin and Currency Club, 7 p.m., Saco Train Station.

Country music jamboree, 7 to 9 p.m., Cornerstone Methodist Church Vestry, 20 Jenkins Road, Saco. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Free admission. Donations welcome. Held the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month. FMI, call Tobie at 934-7807.

Networking meeting, 8:45 to 9:30 a.m., Saco Fire Station, 271 North St., Saco. Hosted by Growing Small Business Southern Maine, a nonprofit networking group. Open to all business professionals. FMI, visit the Facebook page.

St. Vincent dePaul rummage sale, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., St. James Hall, use South Street entrance. Donations of clean, saleable items accepted 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. FMI, call 499-7490.

Ross Center activities include Living Fit exercise class, 8 to 9 a.m.; Yoga for Every Body, 9:45 to 10:45 a.m.; drumming, 11 a.m. to noon; walking, 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.; bingo, 12:30 to 3 p.m.; super bingo, 12:30 p.m., second and fourth Wednesdays of the month; Medicare Minutes, 10:30 to 11 a.m.; and Scrabble with Friends, 3:30 to 5 p.m. FMI, call 282-5005. Ross Center is located at J.R. Martin Community Center, 189 Alfred St., Biddeford.

Good Shepherd's Cove Church, 7 p.m. Bible study, 1189 Route 1, Arundel. Affiliated with Conservative Congregational Christian Conference. FMI, call 467-9027.

Seeds of Hope Neighborhood Center, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., 35 South St., Biddeford. Drop in for free continental breakfast/ lunch, free new/gently used clothing, Career Resource Center with help in searching for jobs, books from center’s lending library and support from staff/volunteers. FMI, call 571-9601. All are welcome.

Thursday, May 25

Jazz a la mode, 7 p.m., dining commons, Thornton Academy, Main Street, Saco.

Knitting and crafting group, 1:30 to 4 p.m., Deering Room, Dyer Library, Main Street, Saco.

Pokemon League, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Deerign Room, Dyer Library, Main Street, Saco.

VFW meeting, 7 p.m., Old Orchard Beach Memorial Post 7997, 76 Atlantic Ave., Old Orchard Beach.

Friday, May 26

“Steel Magnolias,” 7:30 p.m., City Theater, Main Street, Biddeford. Tickets available at the box office.

Pickleball drop in, 6:45 to 9 p.m., J. Richard Martin Community Center, Alfred Street, Biddeford. Ages 18 and older. Drop in fee is $2.

Knitting Group, 10 a.m. to noon, McArthur Public Library, 270 Main St., Biddeford. A fun morning of knitting, chatting and sharing tips and knowledge.

Saturday, May 27

Bake sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., North Saco Congregational Church, corner of Flag Pond, Heath and Rocky Hill roads, Saco.

“Steel Magnolias,” 7:30 p.m., City Theater, Main Street, Biddeford. Tickets available at the box office.

Another Chance Animal Rescue open house, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 251 Country Club Road, Route 4, Sanford. FMI, visit www.anotherchanceanimalrescue.org.

Saco River Market, 9 a.m. to noon p.m., 40 Main St., Biddeford. Agricultural products, specialty foods, local art.

Good Shepherd Parish Masses, Most Holy Trinity, 4 p.m.; St. Joseph, 4 p.m.; St. Margaret, 4 p.m.; St. Philip, 4:30 p.m.; and St. Brendan, 5:30 p.m. Good Shepherd Parish office is located at 271 Main St., Saco. Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. FMI, call 282-3321.

AA meetings, 10 a.m., SMHC cafeteria, Alfred St., Biddeford; noon and 7 p.m., 63 School St., Saco; 6:30 p.m., United Methodist Church, Washington Avenue, Old Orchard Beach. FMI, visit www.csoaamaine.org/meeting.

Sunday, May 28

Pancake breakfast, 8:30 a.m., 10 a.m. worship, Second Congregational Church, 19 Crescent St., Biddeford.

LARPING (Live Action Role Playing), 1 p.m., Rotary Park, 17 Parkview Court, Biddeford. Medieval and fantasy combat sports and recreation. For more information, search “Amtgard Ebon Falls group” on Facebook.

Weekly worship, 10 a.m., Seeds of Hope Neighborhood Center, 35 South St., Biddeford. Includes music, prayer and Holy Communion. Light refreshments are available after the service.

Informal and interactive paperless service, 8 a.m.; 10 a.m. worship service, live streaming on Website, First Parish Congregational Church UCC, 12 Beach St., Saco. Nursery care for children 4 and younger provided; Sunday school for children K-12; full choir and instrumentalists, fellowship and refreshments following. FMI, call 283-3771 or visit www.firstparishsaco.org.

Sunday worship, 9:30 a.m. and 6 p.m., Goodwins Mills Advent Christian Church, 498 Goodwins Mills Road, Dayton. For more information, call 499-2817.

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