2018-04-19 / Things to Do

Things to Do

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Thursday, April 19

Adult craft time, 3 to 5 p.m., McArthur Library, Main Street, Biddeford. Paint a birdhouse. Supplies provided.

Marble Maze Craze, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., McArthur Library, Main Street, Biddeford. Build and play with marble mazes.

Youth Video Game Lounge, 4 to 6 p.m., McArthur Library, Main Street, Biddeford. Tweens and teens invited to hang out with friends, enjoy snacks and play computer and video games on library’s laptops, Wii and Xbox One. Participants can bring own devices.

Living Well with Chronic Pain, 1 to 3:30, MaineHealth Care at Home, 15 Industrial Park Road, Saco. To preregister, call 396-6578.

Bible study, 6:30 p.m., Second Congregational Church, 19 Crescent St., Biddeford. All welcome, no matter church affiliation. Participants study from “Purpose Driven Life,” by Rick Warren.

Interactive Dance Story time, 4 to 5 p.m., Dyer Library, Main Street, Saco. Led by students from Collective Motion Dance Studio.

Youth Video Game Lounge, 4 to 6 p.m., McArthur Library, Main Street, Biddeford. Includes snacks, computer and video games for teens and tweens on the library’s laptops, Wii and Xbox One. Personal devices welcome.

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., Deering Room, Dyer Library, Main Street, Saco.

Parachute Play, 10 a.m., Dyer Library, Main Street, Saco. Songs and rhymes while playing with parachute.

Mahjong, 1 to 3 p.m., upstairs, Saco Community Center, 75 Franklin St., Saco. FMI, call 229-2435.

Mass, St. Margaret, 8 a.m.; St. Philip, 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.

Lego Club, 3 to 5 p.m., Libby Memorial Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach. FMI, call 934-4351.

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.

Preschool story time, 10:30 a.m., Libby Memorial Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach.

Story time, 11:30 a.m., Seeds of Hope Neighborhood Center, 35 South St., Biddeford. Includes activity and snack for children 3 to 6 years old. An adult must be present.

Old Orchard Beach Community Food Pantry, 9 a.m. to noon, 155 Saco Ave., Old Orchard Beach. Provides food to Old Orchard Beach and Ocean Park residents and bread and clothing to anyone in need.

Friday, April 20

Train Day, 1 to 3 p.m., McArthur Library, Main Street, Biddeford. Drop in for all things trains. Representatives from Amtrak Downeaster will provide giveaways and raffles.

Seeds for Earth Day, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Dyer Library, Main Street, Saco. Stop by children’s room to plant a seed to bring home.

Women’s Education Union, 1 p.m., Dyer Library, Main Street, Saco. Meetings are first and third Friday of the month.

Yoga play, 10 a.m., McArthur Public Library, 270 Main St., Biddeford. Integrate yoga, stories and play. Geared for children 2 to 5years old and their caregivers.

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, April 21

Roast beef dinner, 4 to 6 p.m., American Legion Post 26, 508 Elm St., Biddeford. Take out available. FMI, call 651-6873. Hosted by Vietnam Veterans of America No. 1044.

ABC Kids, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Dyer Library, Main Street, Saco. For ages 3 to 6. Thornton Academy student mentors teach children how to count, read and learn.

Earth Day clean up, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m., Clifford Park, Pool Street, Biddeford. Chainsaw demonstration at 11 a.m. Bring gloves, water and sturdy footwear. Coffee and pizza available. FMI, email cathmg45@gmail.com.

Free community dinner, 5 to 6:30 p.m., Goodwins Mills Advent Christian Church, on the Mill Pond, Route 35, Goodwins Mills.

Saturday Family Matinee, 1 p.m., Libby Memorial Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach. Free popcorn. FMI, call 934-4351.

Lego Block Party, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., McArthur Public Library, 270 Main St., Biddeford. Stop in and show off creativity and superior building skills by tackling a suggested challenge with the library’s Lego blocks.

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. 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, April 22

Earth Day clean up, noon, Mechanics Park, Biddeford. Rain or shine. Supplies provided.

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

Worship with Sunday/nursery school, 10 a.m., Second Congregational Church, 19 Crescent St., Biddeford.

Bible study, 1 p.m., Second Congregational Church, 19 Crescent St., Biddeford. All welcome no matter church affiliation. Participants study from “Purpose Driven Life” by Rick Warren.

LARPING (Live Action Role Playing), 1 p.m., Biddeford Rotary Park, 17 Parkview Court. Medieval and fantasy combat sports and recreation. FMI, visit www.facebook.com/ groups/EbonFalls.

Service, 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; St. Brendan, Biddeford, 9:30 a.m. Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. FMI, call 282-3321.

Monday, April 23

“Before the Flood,” film screening, 7 p.m., McArthur Library, Main Street, Biddeford. Discussion after film. The National Geographic film features Leonardo DiCaprio visiting each continent in search of signs of climate change.

Kids Free to Grow play group, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., McArthur Library, Main Street, Biddeford. Free play and snacks (coffee for adults).

“Singing and Signing,” with Sue Horowitz and EJ Cohen, noon, Thatcher Brook Center, 638 Elm St., Biddeford. Free.

Drawing class, 1 p.m., Dyer Library, Main Street, Saco. Basic drawing taught by Mona Harmon. Includes value studies and composition. Subjects will draw still life, flowers and landscape. Students should bring paper, pencils, erasers and sharpeners. Cost is $30. To register, email zoebthomas@sacomuseum.org.

Food Addicts in Recovery meeting, 6:30 p.m., Biddeford YMCA, 3 Pomerleau St. FMI, call 775-2132 or www.foodaddicts.org.

Tuesday, April 24

In-A-Pinch Nonfood Pantry services, provides personal care and household cleaning supplies, 4 to 6:45 p.m., second and fourth Tuesday of each month. Proof of current address required. For more detailed information, visit www.inapinchfoodpantry.com or call 283-1258.

Mahjong, 1 to 3 p.m., upstairs, Saco Community Center, 75 Franklin St., Saco. FMI, call 229-2435.

Teen Lounge, 3 to 4:30 p.m., McArthur Public Library, 270 Main St., Biddeford. Teens in grades six through 12 drop in after school for crafts, video games, laptop computers and to hang out with friends in the community room.

Bingo, 6:30 p.m., BPOE 1597 Elks Club, 68 Ocean Park Road, Saco.

Mass, 7 and 9 a.m., Most Holy Trinity, Saco. 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.

Beginner pickle ball drop in, 9 to 11 a.m., Saco Community Center, 75 Franklin St. Drop in.

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.

Wednesday, April 25

Come As You Are Mom’s Book Group, 6:30 p.m., McArthur Library, Main Street, Biddeford. Refreshments served. Contact Deanna Gouzie McNamara at 284-4181 for title.

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

Evening service, 6:30 p.m., Second Congregational Church, 19 Crescent St., Biddeford. Lead by Pie Kwigize.

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

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. Free; donations welcome. FMI, call Tobie at 934-7807.

St. Vincent de Paul rummage sale, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., St. James Hall, use South Street entrance. Item donations accepted 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Friday. FMI, call 499-7490.

“An Advent/Solstice Journey,” a time of music, meditation and miracles, 6 p.m., Seeds of Hope Neighborhood Center, 35 South St., Biddeford.

Mass, St. James School, 8:30 a.m.; St. Philip, 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.

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.

Thursday, April 26

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

Bible study, 6:30 p.m., Second Congregational Church, 19 Crescent St., Biddeford. Participants use “Purpose driven life,” by Rick Warren.

Tai Chi, 1:15, Second Congregational Church, 19 Crescent St., Biddeford. Instructed by Sarah Leonard.

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

Mahjong, 1 to 3 p.m., upstairs, Saco Community Center, 75 Franklin St., Saco. FMI, call 229-2435.

Mass, St. Margaret, 8 a.m.; St. Philip, 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.

Lego Club, 3 to 5 p.m., Libby Memorial Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach. FMI, call 934-4351.

Friday, April 27

Anime Club, 3:15 to 4:30 p.m., Dyer Library, Main Street, Saco.

Living Well with Chronic Pain, 1 to 3:30, MaineHealth Care at Home, 15 Industrial Park Road, Saco. To preregister, call 396-6578.

Yoga play, 10 a.m., McArthur Public Library, 270 Main St., Biddeford. Integrate yoga, stories and play. Geared for children 2 to 5years old and their caregivers.

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.

Little Wiggler Books and Babies, 10 to 11 a.m., Deering Room, Dyer Library, Saco. The youngest library patrons (up to 18 months) can enjoy baby bounces, songs and stories, with social and play time after. Program stimulates language development in increases baby’s capacity for learning.

Good Shepherd Parish Masses, Most Holy Trinity, 7 and 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.

Bingo, 6 p.m., Rochambeau Club, 329 South St., Biddeford. Doors open at 3 p.m., kitchen opens at 5 p.m. FMI, call 283-3833.

AA meetings, 6 a.m., 34 Water St., Biddeford; noon, Second Congregational Church, 19 Crescent St., Biddeford; 7 p.m., SMHC cafeteria, Alfred St., Biddeford; noon and 7:30 p.m., 63 School St., Saco. FMI, visit www.csoaamaine.org/meeting.

Al-Anon meeting, 7 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, corner of Main and Cleveland streets, Saco. FMI, call 934-5453.

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