2017-07-27 / Things to Do

Things to Do

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Thursday, July 27

Ocean Park 5K Race registration and bib pick up, 5 to 8 p.m., Ocean Park Rec Hall, 22 Colby Ave., Old Orchard Beach.

Tai Chi and Quigong exercises, 9 to 10 a.m., Ocean Park Rec Hall, 22 Colby Ave., Old Orchard Beach.

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.

Friday, July 28

Ocean Park 21st annual 5K Road Race, 7 p.m. and 1K Kids Fun Run 6 p.m. Register at Ocean Park Rec Hall, 22 Colby Ave., in Old Orchard Beach, beginning at 3:30 p.m. Awards ceremony held after. FMI, visit www.runreg.com.

Shabbat service, 7 p.m. Congregation Etz Chaim, 36 Bacon St., Biddeford. Coffee and dessert will follow. Parking available in lot next to police station.

Artists by the Sea opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m., Biddeford Pool Community Center, 2 Yates St. Also open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.

“The Wizard of Oz,” 7:30 p.m., Biddeford City Theater. For tickets, visit www.citytheater.org.

Saturday, July 29

Artists by the Sea, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Biddeford Pool Community Center, 2 Yates St. Paintings in acrylic, oil and watercolors.

“The Wizard of Oz,” 7:30 p.m., Biddeford City Theater. For tickets, visit www.citytheater.org.

Saco River Market, 9 a.m. to noon, 40 Main St., Biddeford. Agricultural products, specialty foods, local art.

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.

Sunday, July 30

“American Idol” finalist Christian Eason, 7:30 p.m., The Temple, 50 Temple Ave., Old Orchard Beach. Tickets available at the door or Ocean Park Association office, 14 Temple Ave.

Worship, 10:30 a.m., The Temple, 50 Temple Ave., Ocean Park. Guest preacher is the Rev. Dr. Tony Campolo, president of the Evangelical Association for the Advancement of Education in St. Davids, Pennsylvania.

Artists by the Sea, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Biddeford Pool Community Center, 2 Yates St. Paintings in acrylic, oil and watercolors.

“The Wizard of Oz,” 2 p.m., Biddeford City Theater. For tickets, visit www.citytheater.org.

Farmers/Artisan Market, 8 a.m. to noon, The Ballpark, Old Orchard Beach.

Monday, July 31

Good Energy CafĂ©, 4:30 to 6 p.m., Porter Hall, 54 Temple Ave., Old Orchard Beach. Led by Christian Eason, “American Idol” finalist.

Zumba, 9 to 10 a.m., Ocean Park Rec Hall, 22 Colby Ave., Old Orchard Beach.

Yoga, 5:45 to 6:45 p.m., Clifford Park, Pool Street, Biddeford. Instructor Carissa Rubin of Equilibrium Balancing Fitness leads an alllevel class by the tennis courts. Class held at Equilibrium in case of rain. Held every Monday through August.

Tuesday, Aug. 1

Discussion: Robert Frost poems, 7:30 p.m., Jordan Hall, 46 Temple Ave., Old Orchard Beach. Led by Ocean Park resident David Jackson, a former college English professor. Bring favorite poems, including your own.

Campfire, songs and skits, 7 p.m., by the beach at the end of Temple Avenue, Old Orchard Beach.

Tech Talk, 9 to 10 a.m., Ocean Park Association office, 14 Temple Ave., Old Orchard Beach.

Zumba, 9 to 10 a.m., Ocean Park Rec Hall, 22 Colby Ave., Old Orchard Beach.

Farm stand, 10 a.m. to noon, Paul Hazelton House, 7 Smith Lane, Saco. Provided by Fenderson’s Farm.

Community band, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., St. Louis Alumni Hall, Route 1, Biddeford. Practice with Alumni Band members.

Wednesday, Aug. 2

Networking meeting, 8:45 to 9:30 a.m., Saco Fire Station, 271 North St., Saco. Hosted by Growing Small Business Southern Maine, a nonprofit networking group. Open to all business professionals. FMI, visit the Facebook page.

Martial arts class, 6 to 8 p.m., Biddeford Community Center, Alfred Street. For ages 10 and older, $25 a month. Preregister at www.biddefordrec.com.

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 Beach.

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 a.m., McArthur Public Library, 270 Main St., Biddeford. Listen to stories and sing songs.

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.

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.

Thursday, Aug. 3

Tai Chi and Quigong exercises, 9 to 10 a.m., Ocean Park Rec Hall, 22 Colby Ave., Old Orchard Beach.

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 or email tmansmk49@gmail.com. On the first Thursday of each month free HIV and HepC testing is available, along with a potluck.

Kettlebell exercise class, 5:30 to 6:15 p.m., J. Richard Martin Community Center, Alfred Street, Biddeford. For 18 and older. Drop in fee is $5.

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.

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.

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.

Friday, Aug. 4

“The Wizard of Oz,” 7:30 p.m., Biddeford City Theater. For tickets, visit www.citytheater.org.

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

Pickleball drop in, 6:45 to 9 p.m., J. Richard Martin Community Center, Alfred Street, Biddeford. Ages 18 and older. Drop in fee is $2.

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 and in increases baby’s capacity for learning.

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.

Saturday, Aug. 5

29th annual Festival of Lights and Illumination Night, band concert and strawberry shortcake festival at 6:30 p.m., Temple Avenue at West Grand Avenue, Old Orchard Beach; annual walk about from street to street and onto the beach viewing lighted/ decorated cottages starts at 8 p.m.; Dunlap Highland Bagpipe Band, Ocean Park Village Square, 9 p.m.

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

“The Wizard of Oz,” 7:30 p.m., Biddeford City Theater. For tickets, visit www.citytheater.org.

Saco River Market, 9 a.m. to noon, 40 Main St., Biddeford. Agricultural products, specialty foods, local art.

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, Aug. 6

Worship, 10:30 a.m. The Temple, 50 Temple Ave., Old Orchard Beach. Guest preacher is the Rev. Elaine Hewes, pastor at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Bangor.

“The Wizard of Oz,” 2 p.m., Biddeford City Theater. For tickets, visit www.citytheater.org.

Farmers/Artisan Market, 8 a.m. to noon, The Ballpark, Old Orchard Beach.

LARPING (Live Action Role Playing), 1 p.m., Rotary Park, 17 Parkview Court, Biddeford. Medieval and fantasy combat sports and recreation. For more information, search “Amtgard Ebon Falls group” on Facebook.

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