2017-08-10 / Things to Do

Things to Do

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Thursday, Aug. 10

Intergenerational game night, 7 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.

Ferry Beach Retreat & Conference Center open house, 5 to 8 p.m., 29 Ferry Park Ave.

Bible study, 6:30 p.m., Second Congregational Church, 19 Crescent St., Biddeford. Max Lucado’s, “More to Your Story.”

Foster and adoptive information meeting, 6 p.m., Biddeford DHHS office, 208 Graham St., Biddeford. FMI, call 286-2480.

Chowder supper, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Curtis Guest House, Temple Avenue, Ocean Park.

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.

Preschool story time, 10 a.m., McArthur Public Library, 270 Main St., Biddeford. Listen to stories, sing songs and make cool crafts.

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 p.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, Aug. 11

“Clipper ships on the Saco: The history of boat building in Biddeford,” 7 p.m., Meetinghouse in Biddeford. Led by Biddeford native Dana Peck.

Lobster roll sale, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Most Holy Trinity Church Hall, Main Street, Saco. Hosted by St. Joseph Council Knights of Columbus. Eat in or take out. Sales benefit Knights charity fund. FMI, call 468-0106. Includes potato chips and pickle.

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.

Saturday, Aug. 12

Mindfulness walk, 10 a.m., Clifford Park. Led by Dr. Aline Potvin. By donation. Funds benefit Clifford Park programs.

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. 13

“On the Road with the Ocean Park Musicians,” 7:30 p.m., The Temple, 50 Temple Ave., Old Orchard Beach. Performed by Ocean Park Temple Choir.

Worship, 10:30 a.m., The Temple, 50 Temple Ave., Old Orchard Beach. Guest preacher is the Rev. Dr. Jeffrey Haggray, executive director at American Baptists Home Mission Societies in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania.

Worship, 10 a.m., Second Congregational Church, 19 Crescent St., Biddeford.

Pancake breakfast, 8:30 to 9:15 a.m., Second Congregational Church, 19 Crescent St., Biddeford.

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.

Monday, Aug. 14

Art workshop, 7:30 p.m., Jordan Hall, 46 Temple Ave., Old Orchard Beach. Illustrator/ published author Jamie Hogan will instruct children of all ages how to draw images of the ocean. Free. Preregister at Ocean Park Association office, 14 Temple 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 all-level class by the tennis courts. Class held at Equilibrium in case of rain. Held every Monday through August.

Good Energy Café, 4:30 to 6 p.m., Porter Hall, 54 Temple Ave., Old Orchard Beach.

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 all-level class by the tennis courts. Class held at Equilibrium in case of rain. Held every Monday through August.

TOPS Maine 0253, 4:45 to 5:30 p.m. weigh in, meeting is 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Seeds of Hope, 35 South St., Biddeford.

Painting session, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., The Pines, Manor Street, Ocean Park. Held by Saco Bay Artists. Participants can come and go as needed and are welcome to bring lunch. Meetings are free and open to the public. FMI, call 937-2125.

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 p.m., McArthur Public Library, 270 Main St., Biddeford. Includes stories, songs and games for all ages.

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.

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.

Tuesday, Aug. 15

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

Ocean Park library book sale, 5 to 8 p.m., Ocean Park Rec Hall, 22 Colby Ave., Old Orchard Beach.

TOPS Maine 0253, 4:45 to 5:30 p.m. weigh in, meeting is 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Seeds of Hope, 35 South St., Biddeford.

Painting session, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., The Pines, Manor Street, Ocean Park. Held by Saco Bay Artists. Participants can come and go as needed and are welcome to bring lunch. Meetings are free and open to the public. FMI, call 937-2125.

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.

Wednesday, Aug. 16

OOB Democratic Committee meeting, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Jimmy the Greek’s, 215 Saco Ave., Old Orchard Beach. FMI, call 807-1017.

Tour The Pines, 2 p.m., 10-20 Manor St., Ocean Park. RSVP to 934- 2157, ext. 2.

Ocean Park library book sale, 9 a.m. to noon, Ocean Park Rec Hall, 22 Colby Ave., Old Orchard Beach.

Flea market and lawn sale, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Curtis lawn, Temple Avenue, Ocean Park. To benefit Ocean Park Educational Bureau. Tables available. FMI, call 934-5281.

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.

Thursday, Aug. 17

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

Red Cross Blood Drive, 1 to 6 p.m., St. Joseph Church, downstairs hall, 178 Elm St., Biddeford. Drop in or call 1-800-733-2767. Schedule an appointment online at www.redcross.org under Find a Drive with sponsor code: KOCBidd.

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

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.

Preschool story time, 10 a.m., McArthur Public Library, 270 Main St., Biddeford. Listen to stories, sing songs and make cool crafts.

AA meetings, 6 a.m., 34 Water St., Biddeford.

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