2017-12-14 / Things to Do

Things to Do

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Thursday, Dec. 14

Pokemon League, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Deering Room, Dyer Library, Main Street, Saco.

Knitting and crafting group, 1:30 to 4 p.m., Deering Room, Dyer Library, Main Street, Saco. Bring yourself and latest project.

Bible study, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Second Congregational Church, 19 Crescent St., Biddeford.

Mass, 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.

Veterans R&R Drop-in Center, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday through Friday, Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1044, 508 Elm St., Biddeford. Veterans of all eras welcome. Includes coffee, checkers, chess and cribbage. Veterans benefit information available. FMI, contact Joseph Armstrong, 494-9287 or visit www.vva1044maine.org.

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

Friday, Dec. 15

Family Movie Night, 5:30 p.m., Libby Memorial Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach. Free popcorn. FMI, call 934-4351.

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

Veterans R&R Drop-in Center, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday through Friday, Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1044, 508 Elm St., Biddeford. Veterans of all eras welcome. Includes coffee, checkers, chess and cribbage. Veterans benefit information available. FMI, contact Joseph Armstrong, 494-9287 or visit www.vva1044maine.org.

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 increases baby’s capacity for learning.

Good Shepherd Parish Masses, Most Holy Trinity, 7 and 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.

Saturday, Dec. 16

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. 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, Dec. 17

Christmas in the Stable, 6 p.m., Ever After Mustang Rescue, 463 West St., Biddeford. A non-denominational service, caroling and treats. Bring a chair and flashlight. Dress warmly. Free. FMI, visit mustangrescue.org.

Christmas cantata, “Forever God is with us,” 6 p.m., Advent Christian Church, 503 Goodwins Mills Road, Dayton. FMI, call 499-2817.

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

Worship, 10 a.m., Sunday School/Nursery, 10:10 to 11 a.m., Second Congregational Church, 19 Crescent St., Biddeford.

Christmas Fair, noon to 4 p.m., Shop from vendors, crafters, and yard sale items to benefit OOB Community Food Pantry, Elks Lodge, 68 Ocean Park Road, Saco. FMI, call 206-2451.

York County Hanukkah Party, 5 to 8 p.m., Congregation Etz Chaim, 36 Bacon St., Biddeford. Participants are asked to bring a dairy or vegetarian entrée to share. Latkes will be served fresh from the kitchen. Dessert and drinks are provided. Music and dancing with the Casco Bay Tummlers. Parking is available on the street or in the nearby Biddeford Police Station parking lot.

Toys for Tots benefit breakfast, 8 to 11 a.m., AMVETS Post 1, 147 Alfred St., Biddeford. Cooked to order.

Confetti, a holiday craft bazaar, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Pepperell Mill campus, 40 Main St., Biddeford.

Benefit fair, for OOB Community Food Pantry, noon to 4 p.m., Elk’s Lodge, 68 Ocean Park Road, Saco. Free admission, but bring a canned good to donate. To reserve a table, call 206-2451.

Monday, Dec. 18

Mass, 9 a.m., Most Holy Trinity, Saco. 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.

Veterans R&R Drop-in Center, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday through Friday, Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1044, 508 Elm St., Biddeford. Veterans of all eras welcome. Includes coffee, checkers, chess and cribbage. Veterans benefit information available. FMI, contact Joseph Armstrong, 494-9287 or visit www.vva1044maine.org.

Tuesday, Dec. 19

Lego Club, 3 to 4 p.m., Dyer Library, Main Street, Saco. Legos provided. Children 8 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.

Mass, 7 and 9 a.m., Most Holy Trinity, Saco. 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.

Veterans R&R Drop-in Center, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday through Friday, Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1044, 508 Elm St., Biddeford. Veterans of all eras welcome. Includes coffee, checkers, chess and cribbage. Veterans benefit information available. FMI, contact Joseph Armstrong, 494- 9287 or visit www.vva1044maine.org.

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

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

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.

Contemplative prayer, 6 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, corner of Main and Cleveland streets, Saco. FMI, call 590-3439.

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.

Baby & Me, 10 a.m., McArthur Public Library, 270 Main St., Biddeford. Sing songs and dance.

Laughing with Lois: preschool story time, 10 to 11 a.m., Deering Room, Dyer Library, Saco. For children 3 to 5 years old and includes children’s literature, songs and a craft project designed to help them develop early social and behavioral skills essential for schooling.

Wednesday, Dec. 20

Wednesday Lounge, after school, Dyer Library, Main Street, Saco. A safe and fun space for homework, socializing or participating in group activities.

Book Discussion Group, 1:30 to 3 p.m., Deering Room, Dyer Library. Contact reference desk for title.

“An Advent/Solstice Journey,” a time of music, meditation and miracles, 6 p.m., Seeds of Hope Neighborhood Center, 35 South St., Biddeford.

Mass, St. James School, 8:30 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.

Veterans R&R Drop-in Center, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday through Friday, Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1044, 508 Elm St., Biddeford. Veterans of all eras welcome. Includes coffee, checkers, chess and cribbage. Veterans benefit information available. FMI, contact Joseph Armstrong, 494-9287 or visit www.vva1044maine.org.

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.

Thursday, Dec. 21

Pokemon League, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Deering Room, Dyer Library, Main Street, Saco.

Bible Study, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Second Congregational Church, 19 Crescent St., Biddeford.

Knitting and crafting group, 1:30 to 4 p.m., Deering Room, Dyer Library, Main Street, Saco. Bring yourself and latest project.

Mass, 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.

Veterans R&R Drop-in Center, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday through Friday, Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1044, 508 Elm St., Biddeford. Veterans of all eras welcome. Includes coffee, checkers, chess and cribbage. Veterans benefit information available. FMI, contact Joseph Armstrong, 494-9287 or visit www.vva1044maine.org.

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

Friday, Dec. 22

Veterans R&R Drop-in Center, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday through Friday, Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1044, 508 Elm St., Biddeford. Veterans of all eras welcome. Includes coffee, checkers, chess and cribbage. Veterans benefit information available. FMI, contact Joseph Armstrong, 494-9287 or visit www.vva1044maine.org.

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 increases baby’s capacity for learning.

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