2019-01-10 / Things to Do

Things to Do

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Thursday, Jan. 10

Tai Chi Chih, 6 to 7 p.m., Saco Community Center, 75 Franklin St., Saco. For 18 and older.

AA Grace Meeting, noon, Second Congregational Church, 19 Crescent St., Biddeford.

Bon Appetite meal program, 5 p.m., Second Congregational Church, 19 Crescent St., Biddeford.

Intentional prayer, 6:30 p.m., scripture discussion, 7 p.m., Second Congregational Church, 19 Crescent St., Biddeford.

Contemporary worship service, 6:30 p.m., Goodwins Mills Advent Christian Church, 503 Goodwins Mills Road, Dayton. FMI, call 499- 2817.

Breast Cancer Survivors Support Group, 5:30 to 7 p.m., SMHC, 1 Medical Center Drive, Biddeford, Webber Building, second floor conference room. Free. FMI, call 283-7805.

TOPS ME 421 open house, 5 to 6:30 p.m., United Methodist Church, Jenkins Roads, Saco. Free meeting, gifts. Come see what TOPS is all about.

Mahjong, noon to 2 p.m., Libby Memorial Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach. Beginners and experienced players welcome.

Friday, Jan. 11

Little Wigglers, 10 to 11 a.m., Deering Room, Dyer Library, Main Street, Saco. Pre-walkers participate in baby bounces, songs and stories with social and play time afterwards. This program stimulates language development and increases baby’s capacity for learning.

Yoga with Weights, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., Saco Community Center, 75 Franklin St., through Saco SENIORity. Cost is $3.00/members; $4.00/

non-members.

Saturday, Jan. 12

Family friendly service, 4 to 6p.m., Second Congregational Church, 19 Crescent St., Biddeford. Includes soup, bread and crafts.

Species Spotlight: Chinese water dragons and chameleons, 10 to 11 a.m., Animal Welfare Society Humane Education classroom at the Boston House (white house on AWS campus), end of Holland Road, Kennebunk.

“Faces Behind Atrocity,” opening reception, 3 to 5 p.m., Engine, Main Street, Biddeford.

“The Castle – Stories of the Portsmouth Naval Prison,” 1 p.m., Libby Memorial Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach.

Saco River Winter Market, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Pepperell Mill Campus, 40 Main St., Biddeford.

Soup and Sandwich Saturday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., R & R Center, 508 Elm St., Biddeford. Organized by Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1044. Money raised will go to help veterans and their families. FMI, call 494-9287. Veterans service officer available on site.

Sunday, Jan. 13

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

Worship with African translation, 1 p.m., Second Congregational Church, 19 Crescent St., Biddeford. With Pastor Pie Kwigize.

Canine training workshop: Therapy Dog 101, 2:30 to 4 p.m., Animal Welfare Society training classroom, 46 Holland Road, Kennebunk. Human only workshop to learn about what goes into becoming a therapy dog team. Free.

Services, 8 and 10 a.m., monthly breakfast 9 a.m. first Sunday of each month (October through June), Trinity Episcopal Church, 503 Main St., Saco. FMI, call 284-4852.

LARPING (Live Action Role Playing), 1 p.m., Biddeford Rotary Park, 17 Parkview Court. Medieval and fantasy combat sports and recreation. FMI, visit www.facebook.com/groups/EbonFalls.

Services, Goodwins Mills Advent Christian Church, 503 Goodwins Mills Road, Dayton. Worship service with full choir 9:30 a.m., Sunday school 11 a.m., praise service 6 p.m. FMI, call 499-2817.

Monday, Jan. 14

Adult Yoga Fusion, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Saco Community Center, 75 Franklin St., Saco. For 18 and older.

Food Addicts in Recovery meeting, 6:30 p.m., Biddeford YMCA, 3 Pomerleau St. FMI, call 775-2132 or www.foodaddicts.org.

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.

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., Saco Parks and Recreation, 75 Franklin Street, Room 203. 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, Jan. 15

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

Tai Chi Chih for Seniors, 11 a.m. to noon, Saco Community Center, 75 Franklin St. FMI, call 283-3139.

Indoor pickle ball drop-in, 9 to 11 a.m., Saco Community Center, 75 Franklin St. Cost is $3/Saco SENIORity members; $4/ non-members. FMI, call 283-3139.

Preschool Story Time, 10 to 10:45 a.m., McArthur Library, Main Street, Biddeford. A language enrichment program geared for children 3 to 6 years old.

Laughing with Lois Preschool Story Time, 10 to 11 a.m., Deering Room, Dyer Library, Main Street, Saco. Children’s literature, songs and a craft project designed to help children develop early social and behavioral skills.

Baby & Me, 10 to 10:20 a.m., McArthur Library, Main Street, Biddeford. Interactive lap sit program for babies birth to 18 months and their caregivers.

Tai Chi Chih, 11 a.m. to noon, Saco SENIORity, Saco Parks and Recreation, 75 Franklin St., Saco, $3/members; $4/non-members.

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

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.

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.

Wednesday, Jan. 16

Lunch and Learn, Scams with Saco Police Department, noon to 1 p.m., Saco Community Center, 75 Franklin St., Saco. To register, call 283-3139.

OOB Democratic Committee meeting, 6:30 p.m., The Grand Atlantic, 207 East Grand Ave., Old Orchard Beach. FMI, call 807- 1017.

Saco Democratic City Committee meeting, 6:30 p.m., first floor conference room, Saco City Hall.

Toastmasters Club, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Star Struck Video Café, 155 Saco Ave., Old Orchard Beach. Build confidence, grow as a leader, improve communication and public speaking skills. FMI, call 835-1222.

Wednesday Lounge, 2 to 3:30 p.m., Dyer Library, Main Street, Saco. Tweens and teens can be themselves in a safe and fun space for homework, socializing and/or participating in various group activities. Drop in for ten minutes or stay for an hour.

Toddler Time, 10 to 10:30 a.m., McArthur Library, Main Street, Biddeford. A language enrichment program geared for children 18 to 36 months.

St. Vincent de Paul rummage sale, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., St. James Hall, use South Street entrance. Item donations accepted 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Friday. FMI, call 499-7490.

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

Thursday, Jan. 17

Tai Chi Chih, 6 to 7 p.m., Saco Community Center, 75 Franklin St., Saco. For 18 and older.

Contemporary worship service, 6:30 p.m., Goodwins Mills Advent Christian Church, 503 Goodwins Mills Road, Dayton. FMI, call 499-2817.

Total Joint Replacement Education Class, 3 to 4:30 p.m., SMHC, 1 Medical Center Drive, Biddeford, first floor, classroom 1. Free. To register, call 283-1126.

Mahjong, noon to 2 p.m., Libby Memorial Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach. Beginners and experienced players welcome.

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

Mahjong, noon to 2 p.m., Libby Memorial Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach. Beginners and experienced players welcome.

Indoor pickle ball drop-in, 9 to 11 a.m., Saco Community Center, 75 Franklin St. Cost is $3/Saco SENIORity members; $4/ non-members. FMI, call 283-3139.

Preschool Story Time, 10 to 10:45 a.m., McArthur Library, Main Street, Biddeford. A language enrichment program geared for children 3 to 6 years old.

Knitting and Crafting Group, 1:30 to 4 p.m., Dyer Library, Main Street, Saco. Drop in anytime to knit, crochet, embroider, hook rugs –bring yourself and latest project.

Friday, Jan. 18

Rockin’ Horse Stable sleigh ride, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., through Saco SENIORity. Leaves from Saco Community Center, 75 Frankli St., Saco. To register, call 283-3139.

Little Wigglers, 10 to 11 a.m., Deering Room, Dyer Library, Main Street, Saco. Pre-walkers participate in baby bounces, songs and stories with social and play time afterwards. This program stimulates language development and increases baby’s capacity for learning.

Yoga with Weights, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., Saco Community Center, 75 Franklin St., through Saco SENIORity. Cost is $3.00/members; $4.00/non-members.

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

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.

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