2015-09-03 / Things to Do

Things to Do

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Thursday, Sept. 3

Total joint replacement education class, 1 to 2:30 p.m., SMHC,

1 Medical Center Drive, first floor classroom, free, to register, call 283-1126. Open play time, 9 a.m. to noon, The Center for Parenting and Play, 11 Adams St., Biddeford. For children 6 and younger. 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, Sept. 4

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

Petanque, 6 p.m., Memorial Park, Old Orchard Beach. Held through Old Orchard Beach Petanque Club. FMI, call 937-2015 or 937-8347. 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, Sept. 5

Roast beef supper, 5 to 6:30 p.m., Cornerstone United Methodist Church, 20 Jenkins Road, Saco. Includes mashed potatoes, gravy, carrots, string beans and strawberry shortcake. Art show and sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 11 Temple Ave., Ocean Park. Sponsored by Saco Bay Artists. Clean up day, 8 a.m., Second Congregational Church, 19 Crescent St., Biddeford. Participants will start outside of church

and move into the neighborhood. Church will provide gloves, trash bags and coffee. FMI, call 284-7898. Saco Farmers Market, 7 a.m. to noon, Saco Valley Shopping Center, corner of Spring and Scammon streets, Saturdays and Wednesdays. Seasonal vegetables, cut flowers, milk, beef, pork, fish, shellfish, artisanal soap, eggs, perennials, seedlings, herbs, maple syrup, jams and pickles. 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 12:30 p.m., 110 Main St., Saco Island, off Route 1. Agricultural products, specialty foods, local art.

Sunday, Sept. 6

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

Worship service breakfast, 9:15 a.m., Second Congregational Church, 19 Crescent St., Biddeford. FMI, call 284-7898. Service, 10 a.m., Second Congregational Church, 19 Crescent St., Biddeford. Oak Ridge Bible Church 9:45 a.m. discipleship, 10:45 a.m. meeting, 5 Washington St., Biddeford. Service, 11 a.m., Cornerstone United Methodist Church, 20 Jenkins Road, Saco. Service, 10 a.m., Unitarian-Universalist Church of Saco-

Biddeford, 60 School St., Saco, with church school at the same time beginning Sept. 24; followed by coffee and conversation in parish hall. 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 10:30a.m. ; St. Philip, 9 a.m.; St. Margaret, 8 and 9:30 a.m.; St. Brendan, Biddeford Pool, 9:30 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. St. Augustine of Canterbury Anglican Church, service, 10 a.m., 168 North St., (the grange building), Saco. 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 and Sunday school at 9 a.m., Sunday school for adults at 9 a.m., 318 Main St., Saco. FMI, visit Unitedbaptistsaco.org.

Monday, Sept. 7

Old Orchard Beach Food Pantry, 9 to 11 a.m., United Methodist Church, Washington Avenue. Food served to Old Orchard Beach residents; everyone invited to come for free food and clothes. FMI, call 934-5553. Tai Chi Chih for beginners, 9:45 a.m., Second Congregational Church, 19 Crescent St., Biddeford. A form of meditative Tai Chi. FMI, call 284-7898. Sandbox open gym, 9 to 10:30 a.m., Saco Parks and Recreation, for ages birth to 5. Preregister at sacorec.com. Open play time, 9 a.m. to noon, The Center for Parenting and Play, 11 Adams St., Biddeford. For children 6 and younger. Old Orchard Beach Community Food Pantry, 5 to 7 p.m., 155 Saco Avenue, Old Orchard Beach. 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. Open painting session, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., The Pines, Manor Street, Ocean Park. Saco Bay Artists helps members further skills through fellowship and exchange of information. Provides artists exhibition opportunities, workshops, classes, group painting sessions and live demonstrations. All welcome to participate or attend monthly business/program meetings on the second Monday of each month either from noon to 2 p.m. or 7 to 9 p.m. FMI, contact Kathy Angel Lee at 937-2125. 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 Food Pantry, 9 to noon, United Methodist Church, Washington Avenue. Food served to Old Orchard Beach residents; everyone invited to come for free food and clothes. FMI, call 934-5553. AA meetings, 6 a.m., 34 Water St., Biddeford; noon, Second Congregational Church, 19 Crescent St., Biddeford; noon, 63 School St., Saco; 7 p.m., First Parish Congregational Church, Saco. FMI, visit www.csoaamaine.org/meeting. Al-Anon, 10 a.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, corner of Main and Cleveland streets. FMI, call 934-7158. TOPS 253 weight-loss group, 5 to 7 p.m., Seeds of Hope, 35 South St., Biddeford. Autism-Asperger’s Support Group, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., teen center in Rotary Park, off Main Street, Biddeford. FMI, call Roberta Bernier at 283-8742. Ross Center activities include Living Fit exercise class, 8 to 9 a.m.; knitting for charity, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.; walking, 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.; Monday morning games, 10 a.m. to noon; open bridge, 1 to 4 p.m.; book club, fourth Monday of the month, 2 to 3 p.m.; Scrabble, 4 to 6 p.m.; and line dancing, 6 to 8 p.m. FMI, call Debbie at 282-5005. Ross Center is located at J.R. Martin Community Center, 189 Alfred St., Biddeford.

Bingo, 6 p.m., St. Louis Alumni, 637 Elm St., Biddeford. Doors and kitchen open at 4 p.m. Hosted by St. Louis Alumni.

Tuesday, Sept. 8

Lyman Republican Committee meeting, 6:15 p.m., library, Goodwins Mills. Multiple sclerosis support group, 7 to 9 p.m., Goodall Hospital Learning Center, second floor. Newly diagnosed encouraged to attend. FMI, call 284-1161. Saco Bay Democrats monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Saco City Hall, 300 Main St. 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. Petanque, 2 p.m., Memorial Park, Old Orchard Beach. Held through Old Orchard Beach Petanque Club. FMI, call 937-2015 or 937-8347. Salvation Army Kids Club, 3:30 p.m., 2 Sixth St., Old Orchard Beach. Open play time, 9 a.m. to noon, The Center for Parenting and Play, 11 Adams St., Biddeford. For children 6 and younger. Old Orchard Beach Community Food Pantry, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., 155 Saco Avenue, Old Orchard Beach. 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.

Play ’N Learn, 9 to 10:30 a.m. for children 18 months or older, story, craft, stretching, singing and condensed open gym, Saco Parks and Recreation. FMI, visit www.sacorec.com or call 283-3139. Salvation Army Walking Club, 10 a.m., followed by free lunch at 11:30 a.m. (donations welcomed) and women’s group at 1:30 p.m., 2 Sixth St., Old Orchard Beach. FMI, call 934-4381. Al-Anon meeting, 7:45 to 9 p.m., Second Congregational Church, 19 Crescent St., Biddeford. FMI, call 1-800-498- 1844. Old Orchard Beach Food Pantry, 9 to noon, United Methodist Church, Washington Avenue. Food served to Old Orchard Beach residents; everyone invited to come for free food and clothes. FMI, call 934-5553. TOPS No. 186 (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) weigh-ins, 5 p.m., Cornerstone United Methodist Church, 20 Jenkins Road, Saco. FMI, call Diane Marcoux at 749-8668. TOPS No. 11 weigh-in, 5 p.m., Kimball Health Center, 333 Lincoln St., Saco. FMI, call Liz Bournival at 282-6734. TOPS Old Orchard Beach

chapter, 6 p.m., Cider Hill Clubhouse. FMI, call Judy at 423-3223. AA meetings, 6 a.m., 34 Water St., Biddeford; noon, Second Congregational Church, 19 Crescent St., Biddeford; noon and 7 p.m., 63 School St., Saco; 7 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, Cleveland and Main streets, Saco. FMI, visit www.csoaamaine.org/meeting. 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. An outreach of Christ Episcopal Church. FMI, call 283-1783. Ross Center activities include carding playing all morning; walking, 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.; club meetings, second Tuesday of the month; Chess Club, 6 to 10 p.m.; Yoga for Every Body, 6:15 to 7:30 p.m.; and Fit Club, 10:45 to 11:45 a.m. FMI, call Debbie at 282-5005. Ross Center is located at J.R. Martin Community Center, 189 Alfred St., Biddeford.

North Saco Congregational Church UCC, Bible sharing and prayer time, 6:30 p.m., 131 Heath Road, Saco.

Wednesday, Sept. 9

Weight loss surgery information session, 5 to 6 p.m., SMHC, 1 Medical Center Drive, Biddeford. Free. To register, call 284-2630.

Prayer and praise worship service, 6 p.m., Second Congregational Church, 19 Crescent St., Biddeford. FMI, call 284- 7898. Biddeford Eagles No. 804 meeting, 7 p.m., 57 Birch St., Biddeford. Nar-Anon meeting, 6 p.m., United Methodist Church, corner of Fountain and Washington streets, Old Orchard Beach, FMI, visit www.nar-anon.org. Saco Farmers Market, 7 a.m. to noon, Saco Valley Shopping Center, corner of Spring and Scammon streets, Saturdays and Wednesdays. Seasonal vegetables, cut flowers, milk, beef, pork, fish, shellfish, artisanal soap, eggs, perennials, seedlings, herbs, maple syrup, jams and pickles. Old Orchard Beach Food Pantry, 9 to 11 a.m., United Methodist Church, Washington Avenue. Food served to Old Orchard Beach residents; everyone invited to come for free food and clothes. FMI, call 934-5553. Sandbox open gym, 9 to 10:30 a.m., Saco Parks and Recreation, for ages birth to 5. Preregister at sacorec.com. Mom’s Circle support group, 9 to 11 a.m., Panera Bread at Biddeford Crossing. Every Wednesday. Free. Hosted by the Birthing Suite at SMHC. FMI, visit www.momscirclesouthernmaine.com. 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. 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. Old Orchard Beach Food Pantry, 9 to 11 a.m., United Methodist Church, Washington Avenue. Food served to Old Orchard Beach residents; everyone invited to come for free bread and clothes. FMI, call 934-5553. AA meetings, 6 a.m., 34 Water St., Biddeford; noon, Second Congregational Church, 19 Crescent St., Biddeford; noon and 7 p.m., 63 School St., Saco; 7 p.m., J Richard Martin Community Center, Biddeford. FMI, visit www.csoaamaine.org/meeting. 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, 1 to 3 p.m.; super

bingo, 12:30 p.m., second and fourth Wednesdays of the month; and Medicare Minutes, 10:30 to 11 a.m. 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. 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. An outreach of Christ Episcopal Church. FMI, call 283-1783.

Thursday, Sept. 10

Breast Cancer Survivors Support Group, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., SMHC, 1 Medical Center Drive, Biddeford. Free. FMI, call 283-7805. Open play time, 9 a.m. to noon, The Center for Parenting and Play, 11 Adams St., Biddeford. For children 6 and younger. Old Orchard Beach Community Food Pantry, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., 155 Saco Avenue, Old Orchard Beach. 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. 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, 6 a.m., 34 Water St., Biddeford; noon, Second Congregational Church, 19 Crescent St., Biddeford; 6:30 p.m. women’s meetings, First Parish Congregational Church, Saco; noon and 7 p.m., 63 School St., Saco. FMI, visit www.csoaamaine.org/meeting. Ross Center activities include cribbage, 10 a.m.; walking, 11:45 to 12:45 a.m.; Fit Club, 1045 to 11:45 a.m.; dominoes, 1 to 4 p.m.; indoor horseshoes, 7 to 9 p.m.; and karaoke, 7 to 9 p.m., every three months. 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, 1:30 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, Sept. 11

Lawnmower and go-kart racing, gates open at 5:30 p.m., racing begins at 7 p.m., Saco Pathfinders Club, Heath Road, Saco. Rain date is Sunday with gates open at 3:30 p.m. and races start at 5 p.m. FMI, look at Pathfinders Facebook page. 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. Petanque, 6 p.m., Memorial Park, Old Orchard Beach. Held through Old Orchard Beach Petanque Club. FMI, call 937-2015 or 937-8347. 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 p.m., Rochambeau Club, 329 South St., Biddeford. Doors open at 3 p.m., kitchen opens at 5 p.m. FMI, call 283-3833.

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