2013-04-11 / Things to Do

Things to Do

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Thursday, April 11

Preschool story time, 10 to 10:45 a.m., McArthur Public Library, 270 Main St., Biddeford. A language enrichment program geared for children 3 to 6 years old. Includes stories, rhymes, music, movement activities and crafts. FMI, call 284-4181. If there is no school, there is no story time.

Old Orchard Beach Community Food Pantry, 9 a.m. to noon, 155 Saco Ave., Old Orchard Beach. Clothing and free bread to everyone. FMI, call Carol Davis at 934-5873. Donations accepted.

Majesty, Mystery, Music and Miracle, a weekly service of healing and hope, 5:30 p.m., Seeds of Hope Neighborhood Center, 35 South St., Biddeford.

Terrific Toddlers, 10 a.m., Dyer Library, 371 Main St., Saco. Program for children 18 months to 3 years includes finger plays, songs, movement and stories, with social time for parents and children afterwards. With repetition and challenges, toddlers learn speech and listening skills. FMI, call 283- 3861. If there is no school, there is no story time.

Southern Maine Gay Men’s Social Group, 7 to 9 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 60 School St., Saco. New members, from 21 to 99, are welcome. FMI, call Tom at 602-8109 or email maineguy_ 04043@yahoo.com.

Good Shepherd Parish Masses, 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.

All Stars, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. for children 18 months and older, introduction to different sports and games at Saco Parks and Recreation. FMI, visit www.sacorec.com or call 283-3139.

Biddeford Free Clinic, 6 to 9 p.m., J. Richard Martin Community Center, 189 Alfred St. FMI, call 282-1138.

AA meetings, noon, Second Congregational Church, 19 Crescent St., Biddeford; 6 a.m., Saco Transportation Center, 130 Main St.; 6:30 p.m. women’s meeting, Congregational Church, Saco; noon, 63 School St., Saco; 7 p.m., 63 School St., Saco.

Ross Center activities include Yoga for Every Body, 9:45 to 10:45 a.m.; cribbage, 10 a.m.; walking, 11:45 to 12:45 a.m. (no walking until gym floor is complete); bridge lessons, 1 to 3:30 p.m.; indoor horseshoes, 7 to 9 p.m.; and karaoke, 7 to 9 p.m., every other month. FMI, call Debbie at 282-5005. Ross Center is located at J.R. Martin Community Center, 189 Alfred St., Biddeford.

Crafty Readers, stories and crafts for preschoolers, 10:30 a.m., Libby Library, Old Orchard Beach. FMI, call 934-4351.

You’ve Got Me in Stitches, 3 p.m., meeting room, Dyer Library, Saco. Knit, crochet, chat and sip tea or coffee. No registration required.

Bingo, 1 to 3 p.m., Saco Armory, 75 Franklin St., Saco, sponsored by Open Door Seniors Club.

Le Club Francais, 6:30 p.m., McArthur Library, Biddeford. FMI, call 284-4181.

Seeds of Hope Neighborhood Center, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., 35 South St., Biddeford. Drop in for a free cup of coffee and snack, conversation, games, lending library, support and warmth. An outreach of Christ Episcopal Church. FMI, call 283-1783.

Friday, April 12

Bouncing Babies, 10 a.m., Dyer Library, 371 Main St., Saco. Library’s youngest patrons from birth to 18 months are welcome for baby bounces, songs and stories, with social time for parents and children afterwards. The program stimulates language development and increases baby’s capacity for learning. FMI, call 283-3861, ext. 102. If there is no school, there is no story time.

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.

Bingo, 6:15 p.m., Rochambeau Club, 329 South St., Biddeford. Doors open at 3 p.m., kitchen opens at 5 p.m. FMI, call 283-3833.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 9 a.m., Saco Parks and Recreation, Franklin Street, Saco. FMI, call Nancy at 283-3820.

AA meetings, noon, Second Congregational Church, 19 Crescent St., Biddeford; 7 p.m., SMMC cafeteria, Alfred Street, Biddeford; 6 a.m., Saco Transportation Center, 130 Main St.; noon, 63 School St., Saco; 7:30 p.m., 63 School St., Saco.

Al-Anon meeting, 8 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, corner of Main and Cleveland streets, Saco. FMI, call 934-5453.

Salvation Army craft group, 9:30 a.m., for those who want to share craft ideas or fellowship, followed by free lunch at 11:30 a.m. Donations welcomed. FMI, call 934-4381.

Ross Center activities include health and wellness exercise class, 8 to 9 a.m.; walking, 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. (no walking until gym floor is complete). FMI, call Debbie at 282-5005. Ross Center is located at J.R. Martin Community Center, 189 Alfred St., Biddeford.

Finger Frolics, 10:30 a.m., Edith Belle Libby Memorial Library, Old Orchard Beach. Activities include short stories, songs and finger play for babies and toddlers. FMI, call 934-4351.

Seeds of Hope Neighborhood Center, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., 35 South St., Biddeford. Drop in for a free cup of coffee and snack, conversation, games, support and warmth. FMI, call 283-1783.

Adult Children of Alcoholics, 6:30 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, corner of Main and Cleveland streets, Saco. FMI, call 571-4486.

Teen gaming, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., community room, McArthur Library, Biddeford. For video gamers or anyone who enjoys board games. All teens, grades six through 12, welcome. FMI, contact 284- 4181.

Saturday, April 13

Bean supper, 5 to 6:30 p.m., First Parish Congregational Church, corner of Beach and Main streets, Saco. Menu includes pea and kidney beans, hot dogs, macaroni and cheese, brown bread, dinner rolls, coleslaw, strawberry shortcake, brownies, coffee, tea and cold beverages.

Saco River Winter Market, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 110 Main St., Saco Island, parking behind Run of the Mill Brew Pub, on the river. Agricultural products, specialty foods, local art. FMI, follow it on Facebook or http://sacoriverwintermarket.wordpress.com/.

Zumba for beginners, 10:30 to 11:15 a.m., J.R. Martin Community Center fitness room G-1, Alfred Street, Biddeford. For adults 30 and older. To register, call 283-0841. Every Saturday.

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, 7 a.m., 63 School St., Saco; 10 a.m., Southern Maine Medical Center cafeteria, Biddeford, 6 to 7 p.m., School Street, Saco.

Saturday Morning Kids’ Club, 10:30 a.m., Edith Belle Libby Memorial Library, Old Orchard Beach. Activities include crafts and games for children preschool age and older. FMI, call 934-4351.

Sunday, April 14

Service, 10 a.m., Unitarian-Universalist Church of Saco-Biddeford, 60 School St., Saco, with church school at the same time; followed by coffee and conversation in parish hall.

Good Shepherd Parish Masses, St. Joseph (French Mass), 8 a.m.; Most Holy Trinity, 8:30 a.m.; St. Philip, 9 a.m.; Most Holy Trinity, 10:30 a.m.; St. Margaret, 8:30 and 10:30 a.m.; St. Joseph, 11 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.

St. Augustine of Canterbury Anglican Church, service, 10 a.m., Cathedral Pines Chapel, 156 Saco Ave., Old Orchard Beach; the Rev. Dcn. Allen Ryan, pastor.

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., 318 Main St., Saco. FMI, visit Unitedbaptistsaco.org.

Salvation Army services, 10:45 a.m. worship and 9:30 a.m. Sunday school, 2 Sixth St., Old Orchard Beach. FMI, call 934-4381.

First Parish Congregational Church UCC worship, 8 and 10 a.m., 12 Beach St., Saco. FMI, call 283-3771.

Good Shepherd’s Cove Church Christian Education, 9:30 a.m., worship service at 10:30 a.m., 1189 Route 1, Arundel. Affiliated with Conservative Congregational Christian Conference. FMI, call 467-9027.

Goodwins Mills Advent Christian Church worship service, 9:30 a.m., Sunday school at 11 a.m., evening service at 6 p.m. FMI, contact Pastor Nick Foss at 499-2817.

North Saco Congregational Church UCC, 131 Heath Road, Saco, 9:30 a.m. choir rehearsal, new singers welcome, 10 a.m. worship and church school, 11 a.m. coffee friendship hour.

Southern Maine Friends meeting (Quakers), 9 to 10 a.m. Call 282-2171 or 967-4451 for directions. All faiths welcome.

AA meeting, 8 to 9 p.m., North Saco Congregational Church, corner of Flag Pond, Heath and Rocky Hill roads.

Old Orchard Beach United Methodist Church, 9 a.m. free pancake breakfast and 10 a.m. service, corner of Washington and Fountain streets. FMI, call the Rev. Michael J. Gray, 423- 0028.

Worship and Sunday school, 10:30 a.m., Goodwins Mills United Methodist Church, 55 Church St., Lyman. Nursery care available. Church office open 8 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. FMI, call 499-7438.

Monday, April 15

Family Story Time Program, 6:30 to 7 p.m., McArthur Public Library, 270 Main St., Biddeford. Bring the whole family for fun, stories, rhymes, music, movement and other activities as dictated by the developmental level of those in attendance. FMI, call 284-4181 for more information. If there is no school, there is no story time.

Toddler Time, 10 to 10:30 a.m., McArthur Public Library, 270 Main St., Biddeford. A language enrichment program geared toward children 18 to 36 months; beginning story books, rhymes, music and movement. If there is no school, there is no story time. FMI, call 284-4181.

Old Orchard Beach Community Food Pantry, 9 a.m. to noon, 155 Saco Ave., Old Orchard Beach. Clothing and free bread to everyone. FMI, call 934-5873. Donations accepted.

Good Shepherd Parish Masses, St. Margaret, 8 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.

Lectionary study and discussion group for weekly scripture reading, 6:30 p.m., Old Orchard Beach United Methodist Church, 6 Fountain Ave., Old Orchard Beach. FMI, call Pastor Michael J. Gray, 423- 0028.

NAMI Biddeford, “Surviving Mental Illness Together,” 7 to 9 p.m., Southern Maine Medical Center, 1 Medical Center Drive, Biddeford. FMI, call 216-1053.

Tuesday, April 16

Big brother, big sister school, 6 to 7 p.m., SMMC, 1 Medical Center Drive, Biddeford, free. To register, call 283-7350.

Total joint replacement education class, 4 to 5:30 p.m., SMMC, 1 Medical Center Drive, Biddeford, free. To preregister, call 283-1126.

Baby & Me, 10 to 10:20 a.m., McArthur Public Library, 270 Main St., Biddeford. An interactive lap sit program for babies birth to 18 months and their caregivers. Introduce the baby to the world of books through songs, rhymes and adult/child book sharing time. FMI, call 284-4181. If there is no school, there is no story time.

Old Orchard Beach Community Food Pantry, 9 a.m. to noon, 155 Saco Ave., Old Orchard Beach. Clothing and free bread to everyone. FMI, call Carol Davis at 934-5873. Donations accepted.

Laughing with Lois, 10 a.m., Dyer Library, 371 Main St., Saco. Bring preschoolers to a program thatinvolveschildren’sliterature, songs and a craft project. Program helps children develop early social and behavioral skills essential for schooling. FMI, call 283-3861, ext. 102. If there is no school, there is no story time.

Good Shepherd Parish Masses, St. Anne Chapel (at St. Joseph), 7 a.m.; Most HolyTrinity, 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.

Wednesday, April 17

Young adult movie, “I am Number Four,” 3 to 5 p.m., Dyer Library, Main Street, Saco. Rate PG-13, 104 minutes. Children need to be accompanied by an adult or have a signed permission slip.

Children’s yoga program, 2 p.m., McArthur Public Library, 270 Main St., Biddeford. Geared toward children ages 5 to 9. FMI, call 284-4181.

St. Vincent de Paul rummage sale, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., St. James Hall, use South Street entrance. Donation of items can be made at same location 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. FMI, call 499-7490.

Good Shepherd Parish Masses, St. Joseph (St. James School Mass parishioners welcome), 9 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.

St. Augustine of Canterbury Anglican Church, Communion service, 7 p.m., 156 Saco Ave., Old Orchard Beach; the Rev. Jeffrey Monroe, vicar.

Gymtastic (open gym), 9 to 10:30 a.m., for children 18 months and older, Saco Parks and Recreation. FMI, visit www.sacorec.com or call 283-3139.

Old Orchard Beach United Methodist Church food pantry and clothes closet, 9 to 11 a.m., 6 Fountain Ave., corner of Washington St., open for Old Orchard Beach residents. Donations appreciated and tax deductible. FMI, call 934-5533 or P.O. Box K, Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064.

AA meetings, noon, Second Congregational Church, 19 Crescent St., Biddeford and 63 School St., Saco; noon and 7 p.m., 63 School St., Saco; 6 a.m., Saco Transportation Center, 130 Main St.

Ross Center activities health and wellness exercise class, 8 to 9 a.m.; walking, 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. (no walking until gym floor is complete); bingo, 1 to 3 p.m.; super bingo, 12:30 p.m., second and fourth Wednesdays of the month. FMI, call Debbie at 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.

SeedsofHopeNeighborhood Center, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., 35 South St., Biddeford. Drop in for a free cup of coffee and snack, conversation, games, support and warmth. An outreach of Christ Episcopal Church. FMI, call 283-1783.

Salvation Army Kids Club, 3:30 p.m., 2 Sixth St., Old Orchard Beach. FMI, call Patti Murray at 934-438l.

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