2016-11-10 / Things to Do

Things to Do

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Thursday, Nov. 10

“Our Town,” 7 p.m., Garland Auditorium, Main Street, Saco. Presented by TAPlayers. First produced and published in 1938, this Pulitzer Prize– winning drama of life in the small village of Grover’s Corners, New Hampshire, has become an American classic and is Thornton Wilder’s most renowned and most frequently performed play. TA musicians will perform live music throughout the play. Purchase tickets at www.thorntonacademy.org/arts.

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

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.

Friday, Nov. 11

“Our Town,” 7 p.m., Garland Auditorium, Main Street, Saco. Presented by TAPlayers. First produced and published in 1938, this Pulitzer Prize– winning drama of life in the small village of Grover’s Corners, New Hampshire, has become an American classic and is Thornton Wilder’s most renowned and most frequently performed play. TA musicians will perform live music throughout the play. Purchase tickets at www.thorntonacademy.org/arts.

Biddeford Saco Veterans Day Parade, 10 a.m., begins at Beach Street and Saco, travels thorugh Main Street in Biddeford, Alfred Street and concludes at Veterans Memorial Park on Pool Street. Rich Brewer of OneWarriorWon is guest speaker. Parade will honor the passing of veteran Jake Mulligan, member of American Legion Post 26, VFW Post 7397 and Vietnam Veterans of America. In case of rain, a ceremony will be held at Biddeford Middle School.

Saturday, Nov. 12

“Our Town,” 7 p.m., Garland Auditorium, Main Street, Saco. Presented by TAPlayers. First produced and published in 1938, this Pulitzer Prize– winning drama of life in the small village of Grover’s Corners, New Hampshire, has become an American classic and is Thornton Wilder’s most renowned and most frequently performed play. TA musicians will perform live music throughout the play. Purchase tickets at www.thorntonacademy.org/arts.

Lego Block Party, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., McArthur Library, Main Street, Biddeford. drop in any time to tackle a suggested challenge with the library’s Lego bricks.

Craft fair, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., The Oasis Club, 63 School St., Saco. Bake sale, white elephant table, jewelry, Christmas ornaments, knitted items.

Holiday craft fair, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saco Grange 53, 168 North St., Saco. Free admission. No commercial vendors.

Bottle drive, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saco Grange 53, 168 North St., Saco. Benefits USM student veterans. To arrange for a pick up, all 847-502-5693.

Holiday fair, 3 to 7 p.m., The Brunswick, Old Orchard Beach, hosted by OOB Community Animal Watch. FMI, call 289- 5002.

BluezBerry Jam concert, 7 p.m., Second Congregational Church, 19 Crescent St., Biddeford.

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, Nov. 13

Pancake breakfast, 9 a.m., 10 a.m. worship, 11 a.m. fellowship, 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.

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.

Monday, Nov. 14

Memory Lane Show, 3 to 4 p.m., Saco Community Center, 75 Franklin St., Saco. Enrichment program is scientifically proven to boost mood and enhance memory by using music-memory connection. Participants listen and can sing along to hit records of the year, view movie scenes and answer trivia.

Saco Bay Artists meeting, noon, The Pines, Manor Street, Ocean Park. Demonstration by Kay Sparrow on pointillist pastel.

Author event, 6:30 p.m., McArthur Public Library, Main Street, Biddeford. William Kent Krueger, award-winning author of 15 Cork O’Connor mysteries, will speak about his work. Free.

Eastern Trail full moon walk, 6 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.

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.

Tuesday, Nov. 15

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.

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.

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.

Wednesday, Nov. 16

God Talk, 7 to 9 p.m., Edge Bar, 61 Main St., Biddeford. Hosted by Second Congregational Church, 19 Crescent St., Biddeford. FMI, call 284- 7898.

Freeport shopping trip, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., bus trip held by Saco SENIORity. FMI, email ameier@sacomaine.org.

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.

Baby and Toddler time, 10:30 a.m., Libby Memorial Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard B

Thursday, Nov. 17

Tour The Pines, 2 p.m., Manor Street, Ocean Park. Tour will start at the Community Building and includes a visit to one of the newly renovated apartments. To reserver a space, call 934-2157, ext. 2.

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

Spaghetti dinner, 4 to 7 p.m., Rochambeau Club, South Street, Biddeford, to benefit 2017 BHS Project Sunrise.

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

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.

Friday, Nov. 18

Art is Community exhibit, opening reception, 4 to 8 p.m., Saco River Theater’s Old White Church, 15 Salmon Falls Road, Buxton. A juried regional show of art and fine crafts with interactive art making during opening weekend. Part of sales benefit Saco River Theater. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 20, noon to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26 or by appointment through Dec. 4. FMI, call 929-6472.

Women’s Education Union, 1 p.m., Dyer Library, Main Street, Saco. Meetings are first and third Friday of the month.

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.

Saturday, Nov. 19

Christmas fair and bake sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., North Saco Congregational Christian Church, corner of Flag Pond, Heath and Rocky Hill roads.

Holly Berry Fair, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., United Baptist Church, 352 Main St., Saco.

Annual harvest supper, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., St. Philip’s Church Hall, Route 35, Lyman. Handicapped accessible. Includes roast turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, squash, peas, cranberry sauce, rolls, beverage and homemade pies.

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, Nov. 20

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

Community Thanksgiving service, 7 p.m., Union Church, 3 Stonecliff Road, Biddeford Pool. Participating churches are Unitarian Universalist Church of Saco & Biddeford, Old Orchard Beach United Methodist Church, North Saco Congregational Church, Second Congregational Church of Biddeford, Trinity Episcopal Church, Community Christian Church of Newfield and Volunteers of America New England. Donations accepted for Stone Soup Food Pantry.

Free concert, 2 p.m., McArthur Public Library, Main Street, Biddeford. Songwriter, guitarist and poet Mike Rogers presents scenes and characters in his life of 75 years on the road from coast to coast. He will be joined by his wife to add poems and vocal harmony and friend and band mate, Dan MacLellan on bass.

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