2016-04-21 / Things to Do

Things to Do

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Thursday, April 21

Old Orchard Beach Dems meeting, 6:30 p.m., Old Orchard Beach High School library.

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

York County Democratic Committee meeting, 6 p.m., Alfred Parish Church, 8 Kennebunk Road, Alfred.

Southern Maine Chronic Pain Support Group, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., The Pines, Ocean Park. Free.

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

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

Hunter safety course, 6 to 9 p.m., Ferry Beach State Park, Saco. Two classes required for certificate. Second class is Saturday, April 30, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saco Grange 53, 168 North St., Saco. FMI, call 324-3018.

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.

Friday, April 22

Eastern Trail full moon walk, 7:30 to 9 p.m., meet at rear of Southern Maine Health Care parking lot. No flashlights or pets. Free. FMI, call 283-4487.

My Light, 11 a.m. to noon, Dyer Library, Saco. First- through fifth-graders joint Maine Energy Education Project for a program on renewal energy. Experience the book, “My Light,” by Molly Bang, then put together a mini wind turbine and PV fan.

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.

Saturday, April 23

Old Orchard Beach annual clean up day, 9 a.m., Veterans Memorial Park, Atlantic Avenue basketball courts and Temple Avenue. FMI, call 807-1017 or 934-7809.

Old fashioned family dance, 7 to 9:30 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 403 Main St., Saco. Roger Grenier will provide the DJ service.

UU Church of Saco/Biddeford’s Spring Auction, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., PeoplesChoice Credit Union, 23 Industrial Park Road, Saco. Cash bar, appetizers, desserts and beverages. For tickets, call 282- 0062 or email uuchurch@gwi.net.

Community clean up, 8 to 9:30 a.m., Second Congregational Church, 19 Crescent St., Biddeford. After getting coffee or tea, teams will go out into area neighborhoods and help remove litter. The church will ring the bells at 9:20 a.m., reminding teams to return.

Bean supper, 4 to 6:30 p.m., Saco Grange 53, 168 North St., Saco. Includes kidney and pea beans, brown bread, red and brown hot dogs, American chop suey, coleslaw, biscuits, pies and beverages. Bring a canned good for Saco Food Pantry and receive $1 off meal. Take out available. FMI, call 831-5784.

Clifford Park sign/gate dedication, 11 a.m., at granite pillar entrance on Pool Street. Rain date is April 24. Held by Friends of Clifford Park Trail Association. Includes refreshments and guided hikes.

Macrobiotics natural foods cooking class, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.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.

Sunday, April 24

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.

Maine Highland Fiddlers performance, 2 p.m., McArthur Library, Main Street, Biddeford. Free.

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.

Monday, April 24

Maine Highland Fiddlers, 2 p.m., McArthur Public Library, 270 Main St., Biddeford. Free toe tapping concert with traditional fiddle music.

Old Orchard Beach Community Food Pantry, 2 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.

Line dancing, 6 to 8 p.m., J. Richard Martin Community Center, 189 Alfred St., Biddeford. Taught by Heather Clark. No partner needed. FMI, call 229-9603. ENDS DEC. 7

Tuesday, April 25

Cancer Support Group, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., SMHC Walk-In Care, 655 Main St., Saco. Free. To register, call 283-7320.

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

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.

Contemplative prayer, 6 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, corner of Main and Cleveland streets, Saco. FMI, call 590-3439.

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.

Wednesday, April 26

Digging out of Debt, 6 p.m., Libby Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach.

Library Bingo, through April 30, Libby Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach. Pick up a bingo sheet at the library’s circulation desk to enter for a chance at a prize.

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

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

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

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

Thursday, April 27

Author event, Mac Smith, author of “Mainers on the Titanic,” 6:30 p.m., McArthur Library, Main Street, Biddeford. Hear about the people from Maine who perished and survived a journey on the fated Titanic. Free. Refreshments. FMI, call 284-4181.

Where’s My Credit?, 12:30 p.m., Libby Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach.

Medicare Minute, 10:30 a.m., Libby Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach. A representative of Southern Maine Agency on Aging will present “Medicare notices and appeals.”

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