2016-05-19 / Things to Do

Things to Do

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Thursday, May 19

Sit & Be Fit, 1 to 1:30 p.m., Saco Community Center, Franklin Street. Gentle stretching, deep breathing and toning exercises using stretch bands and light weights. Held through Saco SENIORity.

Preschool Stories and Crafts, 10:30 a.m., Libby Memorial Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach.

Lego Club, 3 to 5 p.m., Libby Memorial Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach. For children of all ages.

Knitting and crafting group, 1:30 to 4 p.m., Deering Room, Dyer Library, Main Street, Saco. Drop in any time with a project.

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.

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

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.

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.

Seeds of Hope Neighborhood Center, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., 35 South St., Biddeford. Drop in for free continental breakfast/lunch, free new/ gently used clothing, Career Resource Center with help in searching for jobs, books from center’s lending library and support from staff/ volunteers. FMI, call 571-9601. All are welcome.

Friday, May 20

“Murder at the Howard Johnson’s,” 7:30 p.m., City Theater, Main Street, Biddeford. A deliriously funny suspense comedy that follows three hapless lovers as they try unsuccessfully to murder one another in the most ridiculous ways. FMI, call 282-0849 or visit www.citytheater.org.

Movie Night, 5:30 p.m., “Charlotte’s Web,” Libby Memorial Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach.

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.

Seeds of Hope Neighborhood Center, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., 35 South St., Biddeford. Drop in for free continental breakfast/ lunch, free new/gently used clothing, Career Resource Center with help in searching for jobs, books from center’s lending library and support from staff/volunteers. FMI, call 571-9601. All are welcome.

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

Saturday, May 21

Eastern Trail full moon walk, 8 p.m., meet at rear of Southern Maine Health Care parking lot, Biddeford. No flashlights orpets. FMI, call 283-4487.

Jeep Show and Ride, 9 a.m., Southern Maine Chrysler Dodge Jeep, 824 Portland Road, Saco. Food and refreshments. At 11 a.m., participants will ride along the coast and stop for ice cream at Kettle Cove Creamery. The first 30 to register receive dash plaques. Entry is free but donations will be collected for The Ecology School. FMI, call 282-4101.

Turkey supper, 5 to 6:30 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 403 Main St., Saco.

Saco Community Bike Rodeo, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saco Public Works, North Street, Saco. Includes bike safety checks, helmet fittings, safety course, health and wellness organizations, face painting, Touch a Truck and raffles for bikes and helmets. Free.

Yard sale, 8 a.m. to noon, Unitarian Universalist Church, 60 School St., Saco.

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.

Rummage sale, to benefit Old Orchard Beach Community Animal Watch, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saco Grange, 168 North St., Saco. Includes bake sale, raffle table, Friends of Feral Felines, Another Chance Animal Rescue, Kozy Kennelz and All Tied Up with Kris Fish. To donate, call 289-5002.

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

“Murder at the Howard Johnson’s,” 7:30 p.m., City Theater, Main Street, Biddeford. A deliriously funny suspense comedy that follows three hapless lovers as they try unsuccessfully to murder one another in the most ridiculous ways. FMI, call 282-0849 or visit www.citytheater.org.

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, May 22

“Murder at the Howard Johnson’s,” 2 p.m., City Theater, Main Street, Biddeford. A deliriously funny suspense comedy that follows three hapless lovers as they try unsuccessfully to murder one another in the most ridiculous ways. FMI, call 282-0849 or visit www.citytheater.org.

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.

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, May 23

Sit & Be Fit, 8:30 to 9 a.m., Saco Community Center, Franklin Street. Gentle stretching, deep breathing and toning exercises using stretch bands and light weights. Held through Saco SENIORity.

Yoga for Seniors, 10:45 to 11:45 a.m., Saco Community Center, Franklin Street. Bring a yoga mat and small blanket. Held through Saco SENIORity.

OOB Democratic Committee meeting, 6:30 p.m., Old Orchard Beach High School library. FMI, call 807-1017.

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.

Lego Club, 3 to 4 p.m., Deering Room, Dyer Library, Main Street, Saco. For children of all ages; 8 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.

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.

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.

Tuesday, May 24

Sit & Be Fit, 1 to 1:30 p.m., Saco Community Center, Franklin Street. Gentle stretching, deep breathing and toning exercises using stretch bands and light weights. Held through Saco SENIORity.

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

Planting and Preserving, 6:30 p.m., Libby Memorial Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach. Kate McCarty from the University of Maine will explain the best produce varieties to plant for canning and maximum yield.

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

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.

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.

Wednesday, May 25

Sit & Be Fit, 8:30 to 9 a.m., Saco Community Center, Franklin Street. Gentle stretching, deep breathing and toning exercises using stretch bands and light weights. Held through Saco SENIORity.

Yoga for Seniors, 10:45 to 11:45 a.m., Saco Community Center, Franklin Street. Bring a yoga mat and small blanket. Held through Saco SENIORity.

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.

Medicare Minute, 10:30 a.m., Timely topics are presented by Southern Maine Agency on Aging while attendees are encouraged to ask questions. Libby Memorial Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach. FMI, call 934-4351.

A Matter of Balance, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Libby Memorial Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach. Series runs through June 22 and is designed by Southern Maine Agency on Aging for older adults to gain confidence and reduce risk of falls. To register, call 396-6583.

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.

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. EveryWednesday. 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.

Thursday, May 26

Sit & Be Fit, 1 to 1:30 p.m., Saco Community Center, Franklin Street. Gentle stretching, deep breathing and toning exercises using stretch bands and light weights. Held through Saco SENIORity.

Knitting and crafting group, 1:30 to 4 p.m., Deering Room, Dyer Library, Main Street, Saco. Drop in any time with a project.

Breast Cancer Survivors Support Group, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., SMHC, 1 Medical Center Drive, Biddeford. Free. FMI, call 283-7805.

Book Shed, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Libby Memorial Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach. Bargains on books, DVDs, CDs.

Stress-free Adult Zone, 12:30 p.m., Libby Memorial Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach. Crossword puzzles, markers and colored pencils for adult coloring, and a quiet place to settle in.

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

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.

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.

Seeds of Hope Neighborhood Center, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., 35 South St., Biddeford. Drop in for free continental breakfast/ lunch, free new/gently used clothing, Career Resource Center with help in searching for jobs, books from center’s lending library and support from staff/volunteers. FMI, call 571-9601. All are welcome.

Friday, May 27

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.

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