2016-07-14 / Things to Do

Things to Do

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Thursday, July 14

Tapping, 7 p.m., Jordan Hall, 46 Temple Ave., Old Orchard Beach. Tapping is a tool for moving beyond mental blocks of physical pain, phobias and emotional trauma. Presented by Beth Koehler, life coach and founder of Saco Healing Arts Center.

Tai Chi and Quigong exercises, 9 to 10 a.m., Ocean Park Recreation Hall, 22 Colby Ave., Old Orchard Beach. Martial artist Joe Harrigan leads the class.

Breast Cancer Survivors Support Group, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., SMHC Medical Center, 1 Medical Center Drive, Biddeford, Webber Building, second floor conference room. Free.

Maine Bureau of Veterans Services presentation, 10 a.m., The Pines Community Building, 10 Manor St., Ocean Park. The program will focus on the variety of benefits available in Maine to qualifying veterans and their spouses/dependents in addition to veterans benefits offered by the federal government. Call 934-2157, ext. 1, to reserve a space.

Italian supper and raffle, 5:30 to 7p.m., Curtis Guest House, Ocean Park. Sponsored by the Educational Bureau of Ocean Park.

Story time, 11:30 a.m., Seeds of Hope Neighborhood Center, 35 South St., Biddeford. Includes activity and snack for children 3 to 6 years old. An adult must be present.

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.

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.

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 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, July 15

Movie night, 6 p.m., Libby Memorial Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach. “Real Steel” starring Hugh Jackman will play on the big screen. Bring snacks or beverage. Free popcorn.

“Richard III,” by MaineStage Shakespeare, 7 p.m., Alfond Hall, University of New England campus, Hills Beach Road, Biddeford.

Bus trip to the Yarmouth Clam Festival, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., with Saco SENIORity, Saco Parks & Recreation, 75 Franklin St. Saco. FMI, email ameier@sacomaine.org.

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 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, July 16

Book Shed, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Libby Memorial Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach (back parking lot)

Salvation Army indoor sale, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., corner of Union Avenue and Sixth Street, Old Orchard beach. FMI, call 934-4381.

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.

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.; and St. Brendan, 5:30 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.

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, July 17

Adults’ Stress-free Zone, 11:30 a.m., Libby Memorial Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach. Enjoy adult coloring, a crossword puzzle or jigsaw puzzle.

“The Medium,” by PORTopera youth performers, 7:30 p.m., The Temple, 50 Temple Ave., Old Orchard Beach. Tickets are first come, first serve and available at the door or can be purchased in advance at the Ocean Park Association office, 14 Temple Ave.

Morning worship, 10:30 a.m., The Temple, 50 Temple Ave., Old Orchard Beach. The Rev. Julie Flowers from First Baptist Church in Beverly, Massachusetts, will lead the service.

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, 8:30 to 9 a.m., Unitarian Universalist Church of Saco- Biddeford. Short social time 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 and 9:30 a.m.; St. Brendan, 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.

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, 9 a.m., 318 Main St., Saco. FMI, visit Unitedbaptistsaco.org.

Monday, July 18

Drop in Zumba class, 9 to 10 a.m., Ocean Park Recreation Hall, 22 Colby Ave., Old Orchard Beach. Led by Stacy Layburn.

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.

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.

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, July 19

Book Shed, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Libby Memorial Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach (back parking lot).

13th annual Special Surfer Night, 4:30 p.m., Gooch’s Beach, Kennebunk. Every third Thursday of the month children and volunteers participate. Hundreds of special needs children and young adults arrive at 5:30 p.m. To volunteer, visit www.aquaholicsspecialsurfers.org.

Eastern Trail full moon walk, 8 p.m., meet at the rear of the Southern Maine Health Care parking lot, Biddeford. Route includes a pond that has seen beaver activity. Learn about plants, trees and wildlife along the trail and its history. Walk takes 90 minutes. No flashlights or pets. FMI, call 283-4487.

Farmers market, 10 a.m. to noon, Paul Hazelton House, 7 Smith Lane, Saco.

Beach campfire, 7 p.m., at the end of Temple Avenue in Old Orchard Beach, includes s’mores, campfire songs, guitar players and skits. Bring a beach blanket and chair. Hosted by Oceanwood Camp & Conference Center and Association Park Association.

Workshop, rules of hanging and displaying art and other options for decorating your home, 7 p.m., Jordan Hall, 46 Temple Ave., Old Orchard Beach. Led by Mary Taggart, editor of Ottawa Home magazine.

Drop in Zumba class, 9 to 10 a.m., Ocean Park Recreation Hall, 22 Colby Ave., Old Orchard Beach. Led by Stacy Layburn.

Breastfeeding class, 6 to 8 p.m., SMHC, 1 Medical Center Drive, Biddeford.

Free. To register call 283-7350.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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, July 20

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

Trevor Lavenbein trumpet performance, 7:30 p.m., Jordan Hall, 46 Temple Ave., Old Orchard Beach.

Ocean Park Educational Bureau 62nd annual Bazaar and Luncheon, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Curtis lawn, Temple Avenue, Ocean Park. To reserve a table, call 934-5281.

Meal in a Mug series, 10:30 a.m., with Saco SENIORity, Saco Parks and Recreation, Franklin Street, Saco. Learn to make easy microwave meals and treats. FMI, email ameier@sacomaine.org.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

Thursday, July 21

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

Book Shed, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Libby Memorial Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach (back parking lot).

York County Democratic Committee meeting, 6 p.m., Alfred Parish Church, 8 Kennebunk Road, Alfred. Guest speaker will discuss ranked choice voting.

Tour The Pines, 2 p.m., 10-20 Manor St., off Temple Avenue, Ocean Park. Tour will begin at the Community Building and includes a visit to a newly renovated apartment. To reserve a spot, call 934-2157, ext. 2.

Tai Chi and Quigong exercises, 9 to 10 a.m., Ocean Park Recreation Hall, 22 Colby Ave., Old Orchard Beach. Led by martial artist Joe Harrigan.

Southern Maine Chronic Pain Support Group, 11 to 12:30 a.m., The Pines, Ocean Park. Free. FMI, visit www.painsupportgroup.org.

Total joint replacement education class, 1 to 2:30 p.m., SMHC, 1 Medical Center Drive, Biddeford. Free. FMI, call 283-1126.

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

Story time, 11:30 a.m., Seeds of Hope Neighborhood Center, 35 South St., Biddeford. Includes activity and snack for children 3 to 6 years old. An adult must be present.

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.

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.

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 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, July 22

“Richard III,” by MaineStage Shakespeare, 7 p.m., Alfond Hall, University of New England campus, Hills Beach Road, Biddeford.

St. Louis Alumni Association annual meeting, Alumni Hall, Route 1, Biddeford, social hour 5 to 6 p.m., meeting at 6 p.m. followed by light buffet. Meeting will include election of officers, finance and committee updates. FMI, call 937-2192.

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 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, July 23

Free WiFi, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Libby Memorial Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach. Open to the public, bring a device.

Adults’ Stress-free Zone, 1:30 p.m., Libby Memorial Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach. Enjoy adult coloring, a crossword puzzle or jigsaw puzzle.

Children’s events at Clifford Park, 9 a.m. to noon, 130 Pool St., Biddeford. Free. Ball games, bubbles, face painting and guided hike. Hosted by Equilibrium Physical Therapy and Friends of Clifford Park. FMI, call 808-0991.

Yard sale, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Cornerstone United Methodist Church, 20 Jenkins Road, Saco. To rent a table, call 934-7807.

PetSmart adoption event, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., PetSmart 208 Mariner Way, Biddeford. Animal Welfare Society to attend.

York County Master Gardener Diggin’ It Garden Tour, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., with locations throughout York County. Self guided tour features seven gardens and farms owned, managed or created with in put by U Maine Master Gardener volunteers. Tickets available at Snell Family Farm, 1000 River Road, Buxton and Andy’s Agway, 13 Cole Farm Road, Dayton.

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.

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.; and St. Brendan, 5:30 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, July 24

Tech Toys, 11:30 a.m., Libby Memorial Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach.

Celebration Mass, in recognition of the 76th anniversary of Father Zénon Décary’s death, 2 p.m., UNE, Biddeford. Weather permitting, Mass will be celebrated at the burial site of the Founders of St. Francis College. The site is directly in front of Decary Hall. Father Ron Labarre will conduct a healing service immediately after Mass. The handicapped and disabled are encouraged to attend. Special seating has been arranged for them. Since the plan is for an outdoor celebration, organizers ask all others you to bring their own chair.

“Gershwin’s, ‘An American in Paris,’” with world-renowned pianist Paul Bisaccia, The Temple, 50 Temple Ave., Old Orchard Beach. Tickets can be purchased at the door or in advance at Ocean Park Association office, 14 Temple Ave.

Morning worship, 10:30 a.m., The Temple, 50 Temple Ave., Old Orchard Beach. Guest preacher is the Rev. Dr. Doug Scalise, senior pastor at Brewster Baptist Church in Brewster, Massachusetts.

PetSmart Adoption event, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., PetSmart, 208 Mariner Way, Biddeford. Animal Welfare Society to attend.

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, 8:30 to 9 a.m., Unitarian Universalist Church of Saco- Biddeford. Short social time 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 and 9:30 a.m.; St. Brendan, 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.

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, 9 a.m., 318 Main St., Saco. FMI, visit Unitedbaptistsaco.org.

ETA Eastern Trail full moon walk, 8 p.m., meet at the rear of the Southern Maine Health Care parking lot, Biddeford. Route includes a pond that has seen beaver activity. Learn about plants, trees and wildlife along the trail and its history. Walk takes 90 minutes. No flashlights or pets. FMI, call 283-4487.

August 18 - 8PM September 16 - 7PM October 16 - 7:00PM November 14 - 6PM December 13 - 6PM

July 25

Ecology Adventure Camp Based at the Rec Hall, Colby Ave. Ocean Park. July 25-July 27 Cost:$20/day or $60/3-day camp. Come explore the eco-system in and around ocean park. Including fieldtrips to the salt marsh, beach and woodland areas. Register in advance with Beth Keene at Keene1512@aol.com. Same day registration 8:45 a.m.

July 26

Daddy Survival Class This class is for first time Dads who will be looking to get more information in a brief version of the amazing year ahead. Topics include: planning and preparing for your new addition, labor from a man’s point of view and what to expect once you get home; from the first few weeks to the changing year ahead.

Tuesday, July 26, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Location: SMHC Medical Center, 1 Medical Center Drive, Biddeford Free Preregistration required, please call 283-7350.

July 27

Wednesday, July 27th- Bus Trip to The Portland Science Center (Titanic Artifact Exhibit). 9:15AM-2:00PM. $25.00/ members; $28/non-members. Amelia Meier

Program Coordinator

Saco Parks & Recreation

75 Franklin St. Saco, ME 04072 ameier@sacomaine.org

July 28

Safe Baby - Infant Safety & Infant/Toddler CPR

This class provides a non-certificate course by the American Heart Association to family and friends, as well as basic home safety for your baby as they grow.

Third Thursday of each month (July 28), 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Location: SMHC Medical Center, 1 Medical Center Drive, Biddeford

Cost: $35/couple; $20/person.

Pre-registration required, please call 283-7350.

July 29

Breast Cancer Survivors Support Group, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., SMHC Medical Center, 1 Medical Center Drive, Biddeford, Webber Building, second floor conference room. Free.

July 30

Childbirth Education Class

This class will cover a variety of birth information, as well as pain control, stages of labor, positions, breathing and much more. Let us help you become more informed so you can create realistic goals and expectations for your most perfect day. Expectant mothers should be in their last trimester.

Every 4-5 weeks on a Saturday (July 30), 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Location: SMHC Medical Center, 1 Medical Center Drive, Biddeford

Cost: $75

Pre-registration is required, please call 283-7350.

The 2nd Annual Benefit Ride To Stop Sarcoidosis - Saturday, July 30th, 9am at Duffy’s Tavern & Grill, 168 Saco Ave, Old Orchard Beach, Maine

Registration begins 9am. $20 bike & $10 passenger (lunch included). Kickstands up at 11am. Back to Duffy’s 12:30 for Lunch, Raffle & 50/50 Drawing. Public is welcome, their lunch is $9.50 each. http://kimscot0.wix.com/annualbenefitride

Text (207)200-7135 or email BenefitRideToStopSarcoidosis@gmail.com

Aug. 11

“Chowdah Suppah” and Raffle Thursday, August 11th at the Curtis Guest House, Temple Ave. Ocean Park 5:30-7pm. Enjoy a choice of delicious homemade chowders, beans, salads, breads and desserts, with dining on the porch, or in old fashion dinning rooms. Sponsored by the Ed. Bureau. $12 adults and $5 children under 12. No reservation needed.

Aug. 17

Annual Flea Market and Lawn Sale Wednesday, August 17th 9am-1pm on Curtis lawn, Temple Ave. Ocean Park A great assortment of items. To benefit the Educational Bureau. Tables available for personal sales. Contact Nancy Smith at 207-934-5281

Aug. 20

Kennebunkport – The Society of Southern Maine Craftsmen will be holding its annual Juried Arts and Craft Show on August 2oth from 10 AM to 4 PM on the Village Green – Ocean Avenue. Rain date is August 21st . This show features all handmade and Maine Made arts and crafts from Maine artisans in photography, jewelry, soaps and lotions, fine art, woodwork, pottery, needlecrafts, food and much more. Proceeds benefit the Kennebunk Animal Welfare Society.

Sept 14

Astrology 101 meets the first Wednesday of each month from September through June in the Dyer Library Meeting Room from 1:00 - 3:00. All are welcome to come and learn basic astrology. Become more self aware by learning the meaning of the planets, signs and houses and how they work in a horoscope.

Meeting dates are 9/14, 10/12, 11/9, 12/14. Do I need to contact you each month to have the meeting announced in the “Things to Do” section of the paper? Thank you. Fran Halamandaris (phone 571 9395)

Astrology 101, 1 to 3 p.m., Dyer Library, Saco. Become more self aware by learning the meaning of planets, signs and houses and how they work in a horoscope.

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