2016-09-01 / Things to Do

Things to Do

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Thursday, Sept. 1

Knitting and Crafting Group, 1:30 to 4 p.m., Deering Room,
Dyer Library. Drop in any time with a project.
Preschool story time, 10:30 a.m., Libby Memorial Library, 27
Staples St., Old Orchard Beach.
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, Sept. 2

Lobster roll take out, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Most
Holy Trinity Church hall, Main Street, Saco.
Includes potato chips. Eat in or take out. Hosted
by St. Joseph Council Knights of Columbus.
Sales benefit charity fund. Call 468-0106 to
order ahead or for orders of five or more.
Acoustic Country Jam, 6 to 8 p.m., Saco
Grange No. 53, 168 North St., Saco. Free coffee.
Donation at the door. FMI, call 831-5784.
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 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, Sept. 3

Saco Bay Artists art show and sale, 9 a.m. to
4 p.m., Ocean Park Memorial Library lawn, 11
Temple Ave., Old Orchard Beach.

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, Sept. 4

Morning worship, 10:30 a.m., The Temple,
50 Temple Ave., Old Orchard Beach. Guest
preacher is the Rev. Dr. Rock Jones, president at
Wesleyan University in Ohio.
Pancake breakfast, 9 a.m., worship at
10 a.m. and fellowship at 11 a.m., Second
Congregational Church, 19 Crescent St.,
Biddeford.
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, Sept. 5

Tai Chi Chih, 11 a.m., Second Congregational
Church, 19 Crescent St., Biddeford.
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, Sept. 6

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

OOB Dems meeting, 6:30 p.m., Old Orchard Beach Town Hall,
council chambers. Special guest is Chris Feeney, field organizer
for the Maine Democratic Coordinated Campaign. FMI, call 807-
1017.
Baby and Toddler time, 10:30 a.m., Libby Memorial Library, 27
Staples St., Old Orchard Beach.
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, Sept. 8

Prayer, praise and discussion, 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m., Second
Congregational Church, 19 Crescent St., Biddeford.
Knitting and Crafting Group, 1:30 to 4 p.m., Deering Room,
Dyer Library. Drop in any time with a project.
Preschool story time, 10:30 a.m., Libby Memorial Library, 27
Staples St., Old Orchard Beach.
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.
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.

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