2016-03-24 / Things to Do

Things to Do

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Thursday, March 24

Maundy Thursday worship service, 6:30 p.m., Second Congregational Church, 19 Crescent St., Biddeford.

Tennebrae service, 7 p.m., United Baptist Church, 318 Main St., Saco. This is a solemn service of scripture and light as members remember the arrest and trial of Jesus.

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

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

Maundy Thursday worship service, 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.

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

“Jesus walked that lonesome valley,” 6:30 p.m., Cornerstone United Methodist Church, 20 Jenkins Road, Saco.

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

Friday, March 25

Democratic town hall meeting, 5 to 6 p.m., Biddeford High School’s Little Theater. Students will ask questions of Senate District 32 candidate Susan Deschambault.

Good Friday service, noon, United Baptist Church, 318 Main St., Saco. This is a quiet service of reflection and scripture as participants remember the events leading to the death of Jesus on the cross.

Winter Warmer Zone for Adults, 2 p.m., Libby Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach. Use colored pencils in adult coloring books or be challenged by adding pieces to the jigsaw puzzle.

Good Friday service, 7 p.m., Goodwins Mills Advent Christian Church, Rout 35, by the Mill Pond in Dayton. The Rev. Russell Giasson will speak. FMI, call 499-2817.

Exhibit opening, “Abstract narratives,” 5 to 7 p.m., Engine, 128 Main St., Biddeford.

Registration open, “Raised bet gardening class,” to be held 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., April 3, Saco Grange 53, 168 North St., Saco. FMI, call 831-5784.

Cross walk, 5 p.m., Cornerstone United Methodist Church, 20 Jenkins Road, Saco.

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, March 26

Pops of Chocolate, noon, Libby Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach. Teens and tweens will learn how to use a plastic candy mold to make lollipops from melted chocolate. Preregister by calling 934-4351, messaging the library’s Facebook page or emailing director@ooblibrary.org.

Childbirth education class, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., SMHC, 1 Medical Center Drive, Biddeford. To register, call 283-7350.

Macrobiotics natural foods cooking class, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30p.m., Sweetser School, 50 Moody St., Saco. Free. To register, call 283-7320.

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 27

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

Easter celebration service, 10 a.m., Second Congregational Church, 19 Crescent St., Biddeford. Egg hunt will follow service.

Dawning service, 6:30 a.m., Laurel Hill Cemetery; celebratory worship service, 10 a.m., United Baptist Church, 318 Main St., Saco.

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

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

Easter services, 8:30 a.m., on the front lawn; 9 to 10:30 a.m. service with Easter breakfast, fellowship; 11 a.m. Easter worship, Cornerstone United Methodist Church, 20 Jenkins Road, Saco.

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

Monday, March 28

Canine herpes and other pathogens in dog breeding, 7 p.m., York County Credit Union, 75 Boulder Way, Biddeford. Dr. Jennifer Estle of Broadview Animal Hospital in Rochester, New Hampshire, will present the lecture. Free. RSVP to setters@maine.rr.com.

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

Adult Winter Warmer Zone, noon, Libby Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach. Adults are welcome to spend time in a comfortable, stress-free place to tackle a crossword, do a jigsaw puzzle or enjoy an adult coloring book.

Tuesday, March 29

Foster and adoptive parents informational meeting, 6 p.m., Biddeford DHHS office, 208 Graham St., Biddeford. Call Mary Guillerault at 286-2480 to reserve a seat.

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

Junior Lego Club, 10:30 a.m., Libby Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach. For children 5 and younger.

Free movie, “Jaws,” 7 p.m., Pepperell Center, Main Street, Biddeford. Bring a chair, blanket, snacks and beverages.

Daddy Survival Class, 6 to 8 p.m., SMHC, 1 Medical Center Drive, Biddeford. Free. To register, call 283-7350.

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.

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.

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.

Wednesday, March 30

Service of prayer for healing, comfort and hope, 7 p.m., First Parish Congregational Church. U.C.C., corner of Beach and Main streets, Saco.

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

Stress-free adult zone, 4:30 p.m., Libby Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach. Includes crossword puzzles, markers and colored pencils for adult coloring books.

Red Cross blood drive, noon to 5 p.m., United Baptist Church, 318 Main St., Saco. Walk ins welcome. To make an appointment, call 733- 2767.

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.

Thursday, March 31

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

Home construction loan seminar, 6 p.m., Saco & Biddeford Savings Operations Center, 50 Industrial Park Road, Saco. Free.

OOB Democratic Committee meeting, 6:30 p.m., Old Orchard Beach Police Station, community room. FMI, call 807-1017.

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.

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

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.

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.

Friday, April 1

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

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