2016-03-10 / Things to Do

Things to Do

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Thursday, March 10

Stress-free Adult Zone, 1:30 p.m., Libby Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach. Includes jigsaw puzzles, word searches or adult coloring books. FMI, call 934-4351.

Preschool stories and crafts, 10:30 a.m., Libby Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach. For ages to 4 to 6.

Senior Lego Club, 3 to 5 p.m., Libby Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach. For children in fourth grade and older.

Worship service of prayer and praise, 6:30 p.m., Second Congregational Church, 19 Crescent St., Biddeford.

Breast cancer survivors support group, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., SMHC, 1 Medical Center Drive, Biddeford. FMI, call 283-7805.

“Lockdown,” by Douglas Craven, performed by the Old Orchard Beach High School Drama Club, 6 p.m., OOB High School, 40 EE Cummings Blvd., Old Orchard Beach. In this one-act taking place in a dark classroom, eight students sit in a lockdown not knowing if what they are trapped in is a drill, or the evil intent of something much more deadly. When their teacher runs after an hysterical young girl, the remaining students are left alone to decide if it’s safer to stay or run.

Knitting and crafting group, drop in between 1:30 and 4 p.m., Deering Room, Dyer Library, Saco.

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.

Preschool story time, 10 to 11 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. Program not held during school vacations and holidays or when closed due to inclement weather.

Romp & Rhyme Toddlers, 10 to 11 a.m., Deering Room, Dyer Library, Saco. For children 18 months to 3 years old and includes finger plays, songs, sign language, movement and stories with social time for parents and play time for children after. Through repetition and fun challenges, toddlers learn speech and listening skills.

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.

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.; 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 282-5005. Ross Center is located at J.R. Martin Community Center, 189 Alfred St., Biddeford.

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, March 11

Open registration for hunter safety course, April 21, 6 to 9 p.m., Ferry Beach State Park, and April 30, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Saco Grange 53, 168 North St., Saco. FMI, call 831-5784.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 Living Fit exercise class, 8 to 9 a.m.; walking, 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. FMI, call 282-5005. Ross Center is located at J.R. Martin Community Center, 189 Alfred St., Biddeford.

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 a snack, conversation, games, support and warmth. An outreach of Christ Episcopal Church. 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.

Saturday, March 12

St. Patrick’s Day party, hosted by York County Democratic Committee, 6 p.m., Duffy’s Tavern and Grill, 168 Saco Ave., Old Orchard Beach. FMI, call 337-4932 or visit https://secure.actblue.com/contribute/page/ycdcsaintpatrickparty.

Corned beef and cabbage supper, 5 to 6:30 p.m., St. Philip’s Church Hall, route 35, Lyman. Handicapped accessible. Take out available.

Fab Lab, noon to 2 p.m., Libby Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach. Children can create more than 100 electronic projects with Snap Circuits.

Bean supper, 5 to 6:30 p.m., First Parish Congregational Church, 12 Beach St., Saco. Includes pea and kidney beans, hot dogs, macaroni and cheese, coleslaw, brown bread, dinner rolls, desserts and beverages. Takeout available.

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.

Zumba for beginners, 9 to 10:15 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, 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, March 13

All-you-can-eat pancake breakfast, 7 to 10:30 a.m., Most Holy Trinity Church Hall, Main Street, Saco. Free. FMI, call 468-0106.

Simons and Goodwin performance, 2 p.m., McArthur Library, Main Street, Biddeford.

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

Free pancake breakfast, 9 a.m., Second Congregational Church, 19 Crescent St., Biddeford.

Holy Communion, 10 a.m., St. Augustine Anglican Church, 168 North St., Saco.

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.

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. Social hour follows. 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 and Sunday school at 10 a.m., Sunday school for adults at 9 a.m., 318 Main St., Saco. FMI, visit Unitedbaptistsaco.org.

Monday, March 14

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

Tai Chi Chih, Second Congregational Church, 19 Crescent St., Biddeford. FMI, call 284-7898.

Saco Bay Artists meeting, noon, The Pines, Manor Street, Ocean Park. Susan Colburn Motta will demonstrate ways to create handmade artist books. FMI, call 937-2125.

Cancer support group, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., SMHC Walk-In Care, 655 Main St., Saco, second floor conference room. Free. To register, call 283-7320.

Community Food Pantry, 9 a.m. to noon and 5 to 7 p.m., 155 Saco Ave., Old Orchard Beach. Provides food to Old Orchard Beach and Ocean Park residents and bread and clothing to anyone in need.

Open play and learn, 9 a.m. to noon, The Center for Parenting and Play, 11 Adams St., Biddeford. FMI, call 710-2772.

Family story time, 6:30 to 7 p.m., McArthur Public Library, 270 Main St., Biddeford. Includes fun stories, rhymes, music and movement as dictated by the developmental level of those in attendance. Program not held during school vacations and holidays or when close due to inclement weather.

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.

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, 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.

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.; and line dancing, 6 to 8 p.m. FMI, call 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, March 15

Children’s Lapsit Reading, 10:30 a.m., Libby Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach. For toddlers and babies.

Winter Warmer Adult Zone, 11:30 a.m., Libby Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach. Enjoy adult coloring books or contribute to a community jigsaw puzzle. FMI, call 934-4351.

Magic the Gathering, 3 p.m., Libby Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach. For new and experienced players.

Mature Women’s Support Group, 4 to 5:15 p.m., SMHC, 1 Medical Center Drive, Biddeford. Free. FMI, call 240-8638.

Free movie night, 7 p.m., Pepperell Center, bring chair, blanket, snacks and beverages. Movie is “Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.”

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.

Teen Lounge, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., McArthur Public Library, 270 Main St., Biddeford. Teens in grades six through 12 are invited to drop in to the library’s community room each Tuesday after school for crafts, laptops, board games and video games and to hang out and chat with friends. Teen Lounge not held during school vacations. FMI, call 284-4181.

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 them to the world of books through songs, rhymes and adult/child book sharing time. FMI, call 284- 4181. Program not held during school vacations or holidays or when closed during inclement weather.

Laughing with Lois: preschool story time, 10 to 11 a.m., Deering Room, Dyer Library, Saco. For children 3 to 5 years old and includes children’s literature, songs and a craft project designed to help them develop early social and behavioral skills essential for schooling.

Salvation Army Kids Club, 3:30 p.m., 2 Sixth St., 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.

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 Mary Mitton at 749-8001.

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.; Chess Club, 6 to 9 p.m.; and Yoga for Every Body, 6:15 to 7:30 p.m. FMI, call 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, March 16

Book discussion group, 1:30 to 3 p.m., Dyer Library, Main Street, Saco. Contact reference desk for title.

Preschool stories and crafts, 10:30 a.m., Libby Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach. For ages 4 to 6.

Senior Lego Club, 3 to 5 p.m., Libby Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach. For children in fourth grade and older.

Memory Café, 1 p.m., Home Health Visiting Nurses, 15 Industrial Park Road, Saco. Open to those with memory problems, family members and caregivers. FMI, call 205-5779.

Wednesday Lounge, after school, Dyer Library, Saco. Tweens and teens can hang out and have a safe space for homework, socializing or participating in group activities. Drop in for 10 minutes or stay for an hour.

Magic the Gathering, 3 p.m., Libby Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach. FMI, call 934-4351.

Toddler Time, 10 to 10:30 a.m., McArthur Public Library, 270 Main St., Biddeford. A language enrichment program geared for children 18 to 36 months. FMI, call 284-4181. Program not held during school vacations or holidays or when closed due to inclement weather.

St. Vincent DePaul Society rummage sale, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., St. James Hall, South Street entrance. Donations accepted 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. FMI, call 499-7490.

Nar-Anon meeting, 6 p.m., United Methodist Church, corner of Fountain and Washington streets, Old Orchard Beach, FMI, visit www.nar-anon.org.

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.

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. Joseph and 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, 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 a free cup of coffee and snack, conversation, games, support and warmth. An outreach of Christ Episcopal Church. FMI, call 283-1783.

Thursday, March 17

Irish flag raising and music, 9 a.m., City Square, downtown Biddeford.

Old Orchard Beach Historical Society meeting, 1 p.m., Harmon Museum, 4 Portland Ave., Old Orchard Beach. Includes reports from president, treasurer, curator and president of board of trustees. Chief Ricky Plummer will speak about status of fire department. FMI, call 934-9319.

Portrait Drawing, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Libby Library, 27 Staple St., Old Orchard Beach. Live models.

Knitting and crafting group, drop in between 1:30 and 4 p.m., Deering Room, Dyer Library, Saco.

Infant safety and infant/toddler CPR, 6 to 9 p.m., SMHC, 1 Medical Center Drive, Biddeford. To register, call 283-7350.

Total joint replacement education class, 3 to 4:30 p.m., SMHC, 1 Medical Center Drive, Biddeford. Free. FMI, call 283-1126.

Portrait drawing, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Libby Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach. Live models. Program is every other Thursday. FMI, call 934-4351.

Dance with Clean Slate, 7 to 10 p.m., York County Veterans Alliance, 24 Bradbury St., Biddeford.

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.

Preschool story time, 10 to 11 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. Program not held during school vacations and holidays or when closed due to inclement weather.

Romp & Rhyme Toddlers, 10 to 11 a.m., Deering Room, Dyer Library, Saco. For children 18 months to 3 years old and includes finger plays, songs, sign language, movement and stories with social time for parents and play time for children after. Through repetition and fun challenges, toddlers learn speech and listening skills.

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.

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.; 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 282-5005. Ross Center is located at J.R. Martin Community Center, 189 Alfred St., Biddeford.

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, March 18

Family movie night, 5:30 p.m., Libby Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach. Disney’s “Alexander and the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day.” Free popcorn. Bring a beverage.

Paint Night registration, event is 6 to 8 .m., April 15, Saco Grange 53, 168 North St., Saco. Benefits Caring Unlimited. FMI, call 467-5850.

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

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.

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.

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.

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 Living Fit exercise class, 8 to 9 a.m.; walking, 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. FMI, call 282-5005. Ross Center is located at J.R. Martin Community Center, 189 Alfred St., Biddeford.

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 a snack, conversation, games, support and warmth. An outreach of Christ Episcopal Church. 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.

Saturday, March 19

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

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.

Zumba for beginners, 9 to 10:15 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, 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, March 20

Purim party/potluck, 4 to 7 p.m., Congregation Etz Chaim, 36 Bacon St., Biddeford. Party is “Star Wars” themed.

Palm Sunday service, 11 a.m., Cornerstone United Methodist Church, 20 Jenkins Road, Saco.

Morning prayer service, 10 a.m., St. Augustine Anglican Church, 168 North St., Saco.

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.

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. Social hour follows. 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.

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