2018-01-11 / Things to Do

Things to Do

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Thursday, Jan. 11

Bus Trip to Bowdoin College Museum of Art, through Saco SENIORity, 10 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. FMI, email ameier@sacomaine.org.

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., Dyer Library, Main Street, Saco.

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.

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.

Friday, Jan. 12

Yoga play, 10 a.m., McArthur Public Library, 270 Main St., Biddeford. Integrate yoga, stories and play. Geared for children 2 to 5 years old and their caregivers.

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.

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.

Saturday, Jan. 13

Lego Block Party, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., McArthur Public Library, 270 Main St., Biddeford. Stop in and show off creativity and superior building skills by tackling a suggested challenge with the library’s Lego blocks.

Volunteers needed, for free clothing give away, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saco Grange, 168 North St., Saco. Sort clothing. FMI, call 602-9423.

ABC Kids, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Dyer Library, Main Street, Saco. Thornton Academy offers early learning for children ages 3 to 6 whose parents want to get a head start on kindergarten. Student mentors will teach child participants how to count, read and learn.

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, Jan. 14

Free clothing give away, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saco Grange, 168 North St., Saco. To donate clothing or volunteer, call 602-9423.

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

Worship, 10 a.m., Sunday School/nursery care, Second Congregational Church, 19 Crescent St.,Biddeford.

Monday, Jan. 15

CPR class, 6 to 8 p.m., YMCA, 3 Pomerleau St., Biddeford. Register by calling 283-0100.

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.

Bingo, 6 p.m., St. Louis Alumni, 637 Elm St., Biddeford. Doors and kitchen open at 4 p.m. Hosted by St. Louis Alumni.

Tuesday, Jan. 16

Teen Lounge, 3 to 4:30 p.m., McArthur Public Library, 270 Main St., Biddeford. Teens in grades six through 12 drop in after school for crafts, video games, laptop computers and to hang out with friends in the community room.

Lisa Luken’s Top Ten Tips, 6:30 p.m., McArthur Public Library, 270 Main St., Biddeford. Luken, a life coach, is founder of Simple Joy LLC, and will share tips for getting organized and living with joy. Light refreshments.

Tai Chi, 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., JR Martin Community Center, Biddeford. Call 396-6578 to register.

Quilt Club, 6 to 9 p.m., Saco Grange, 168 North St., Saco. Learn new techniques. Donation appreciated. FMI, call 831-5784.

Bingo, 6:30 p.m., BPOE 1597 Elks Club, 68 Ocean Park Road, Saco.

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

Wednesday, Jan. 17

OOB Democratic Committee meeting, 6 p.m., The Grand Atlantic, 207 East Grand Ave. FMI, call 807-1017.

Wednesay Lounge, after school, Dyer Library, Main Street, Saco. Tweens and teens invited to a safe, fun place for homework, socializing and/or group activities.

Book Discussion Group, 1:30 to 3 p.m., Deering Room, Dyer Library, Main Street, Saco. 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, Jan. 18

Adult Craft Time, 3 to 5 p.m., McArthur Public Library, 270 Main St., Biddeford. Enjoy companionship and create a take home craft. Supplies provided. Create paper mache hearts.

Tai Chi, 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., JR Martin Community Center, Biddeford. Call 396-6578 to register.

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., Dyer Library, Main Street, Saco.

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

Friday, Jan. 19

Teen Anime Club, 3 to 4:30 p.m., McArthur Public Library, 270 Main St., Biddeford. Geek out over your favorite anime, practice manga style drawing and make crafts and snacks.

Yoga play, 10 a.m., McArthur Public Library, 270 Main St., Biddeford. Integrate yoga, stories and play. Geared for children 2 to 5 years old and their caregivers.

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

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

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.

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