2017-09-28 / Things to Do

Things to Do

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Thursday, Sept. 28

Bible study, 6:30 p.m.. Second Congregational Church, 19 Crescent St., Biddeford. Lego Club, 3 to 5 p.m., Libby Memorial Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach. FMI, call 934-4351. VFW meeting, 7 p.m., Old Orchard Beach Memorial Post 7997, 76 Atlantic Ave., Old Orchard Beach.

Friday, Sept. 29

“Sacred Stories,” 7 to 9 p.m., First Parish Congregational Church, 12 Beach St., Saco. Presented by Color of Community, about refugees, asylum seekers and immigrants who share personal stories of courage, wisdom and healing. Donation at the door.

Saturday, Sept. 30

Bus trip to Hobo Railroad, fall foliage, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., through Saco SENIORity. FMI, email ameier@sacomaine.org .

Grandma’s Attic, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Goodwins Mills United Methodist Church, 55 Church St., Lyman.

Sunday, Oct. 1

Pancake breakfast, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., 10 a.m. worship, Second Congregational Church. 19 Crescent St., Biddeford.

Information session on health benefits for veterans, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., 508 Elm St., Biddeford. FMI, call Joe Armstrong at 490-2094.

Monday, Oct. 2

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.

Tuesday, Oct. 3

Bus trip to Fryeburg Fair, through Saco SENIORity, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. FMI, email ameier@sacomaine.org.

Indoor pickle ball, 9 to 10:30 a.m., Saco Community Center, 75 Franklin St. Drop in.

Quilt Club, 6 to 9 p.m., Saco Grange 53, 168 North St., Saco. Learn new quilting techniques for various charities. FMI, call 831-5784. Donation at the door.

Question and answer with Diane Russell, candidate for governor, 6 p.m., Community Room, McArthur Library, Main Street, Biddeford.

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

Wednesday, Oct. 4

Libby Library Book Club, 6 p.m., Libby Memorial Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach. For book selection, visit ooblibrary.org, or call 934-1554.

Public flu clinic, 3 to 6 p.m., MaineHealth Care at Home, 1 Industrial Park Road, Saco.

Thursday, Oct. 5

Lego Club, 3 to 5 p.m., Libby Memorial Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach. FMI, call 934-4351.

Acoustic Country Jam, 6 to 8 p.m., Saco Grange 53, 168 North St., Saco. Free coffee. Raffle. FMI, call 831-5784. Donation at the door.

Eastern Trail full moon walk, 7 p.m., meet behind Southern Maine Health Care, back parking lot. Free. Takes 90 minutes. No flashlights or pets. FMI, call 283-4487.

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.

Friday, Oct. 6

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.

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.

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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