2016-10-13 / Things to Do

Things to Do

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Thursday, Oct. 13

Saco SENIORITY bus trip, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., to Libby & Son’s for apple picking and lunch at Town Line Family Restaurant; $5/members; $8/ non-members. Apple picking and lunch are at the individual’s on cost. FMI, email ameier@sacomaine.org. Prayer, Praise and Discussion, 10 a.m., Second Congregational Church, 19 Crescent St., Biddeford.

Friday, Oct. 14

Pumpkin Fest potluck, 6 to 7:30 p.m., First Parish Congregational Church, Saco. People with last names that begin with A-M are asked to bring a casserole. People with last names that begin N-Z are asked to bring a salad. Dessert will be provided. FMI, call the church at 283-3771. Let’s Get Crafty! 12:30 to 2 p.m., by Saco SENIORity, Saco Community Center, 75 Franklin St., Saco. Crafts will be festive and include decorating pumpkins. End of season sale, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Book Shed, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach.

Saturday, Oct. 15

Free community dinner, 5 to 6:30 p.m., Goodwins Mills Advent Church, On the Mill Pond, Route 35, Goodwins Mills.

End of season sale, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Book Shed, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach.

Fall craft fair, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saco Grange 53, 168 North St., Saco.

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.

Sunday, Oct. 16

Pancake breakfast, 9 a.m., 10 a.m. worship, 11 a.m. fellowship, Second Congregational Church, 19 Crescent St., Biddeford.

Eastern Trail full moon walk, 7 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.

Monday, Oct. 17

Blood drive, noon to 5 p.m., St. Joseph Church hall, Elm Street, Biddeford. Hosted by Knights of Columbus, St. Joseph Council No. 12941. Drop in or call 1-800-733-2767 to schedule an appointment; make an appintment online by using sponsor code KOCBIDD.

Tuesday, Oct. 18

Pickleball drop-in, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Saco Community Center, 75 Franklin St., Saco. All levels welcome; $3/members of Saco SENIORity; $4/non-members.

Tai Chi for health and balance, 10 to 11 a.m., JR Martin Community Center, 189 Alfred St., Biddeford. To register, call 396-6500. Held Tuesdays and Thursdays through Nov. 17.

Wednesday, Oct. 19

Fraud workshop, 1 p.m., The Pines Community Building, 10 Manor St., Ocean Park. Sherry Norton, branch manager of Camden Bank in Saco, will offer information on how to protect yourself from fraud and what to do if you become a victim. To reserve a spot, call 934-2157, ext. 1.

St. Vincent dePaul rummage sale, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., St. James Hall, use South Street entrance. Donations of clean, saleable items accepted 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. FMI, call 499-7490.

Thursday, Oct. 20

Tour The Pines, 2 p.m., 10-20 Manor St., Ocean Park. Tour starts at community building and includes a visit to one of the newly renovated apartments. To reserver a spot, call 934-2157, ext. 2.

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.

Friday, Oct. 21

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.

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, Oct. 22

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

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.

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