2019-02-07 / Things to Do

Things to Do

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Thursday, Feb. 7

Knitting and Crafting Group, 1:30 to 4 p.m., Dyer Library, Main Street, Kennebunk.

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.

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.

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.

Romp & Rhyme Story Time, 10 to 11 a.m., Deering Room, Dyer Library, Main Street, Saco. For our active younger patrons who are toddlers and walkers. includes finger plays, songs, movement and stories with social time for parents and play time for children afterwards. Through repetition and challenges toddlers learn speech and listening skills.

Meet the Music story time, 1 p.m., Dyer Library, Main Street, Saco. For ages 4 and older. Learn about the artists behind some of the world’s most famous music, listen to their creations and enjoy fun activities. For preschool and school age children who can enjoy a longer story and activity.

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.

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.

Preschool stories and crafts, 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.

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.

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 a.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.

Cards, 10 a.m. to 1 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, Feb. 8

Book Ninjas, teen book group, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., McArthur Public Library, Main Street, Biddeford. Readers in grades six to 12 invited to pick from large selection of advanced reader copes.

Little Wigglers, 10 to 11 a.m., Deering Room, Dyer Library, Main Street, Saco. Prewalkers 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.

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.

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.

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.

AA meetings, 6 a.m., 34 Water St., Biddeford; noon, Second Congregational Church, 19 Crescent St., Biddeford; 7 p.m., SMHC cafeteria, Alfred St., Biddeford; noon and 7:30 p.m., 63 School St., Saco. FMI, visit www.csoaamaine.org/meeting.

Al-Anon meeting, 7 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, corner of Main and Cleveland streets, Saco. FMI, call 934-5453.

Salvation Army craft group, 9:30 a.m., for those who want to share craft ideas or fellowship, followed by free lunch at 11:30 a.m. Donations welcomed. FMI, call 934-4381.

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.

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.

Adult Children of Alcoholics, 6:30 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, corner of Main and Cleveland streets, Saco. FMI, call 571- 4486.

Saturday, Feb. 9

Country music concert, with Jerry Loneman Sanders and Pumptones players, 6 to 8 p.m., Saco Grange 53, 168 North St., Saco. Free refreshments, coffee; $5 donation at door. FMI, 831- 5784.

Book Tasting, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Libby Memorial Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach. Sample new genres of books while enjoying refreshments.

Benefit turkey dinner for Doug Morneau, 5 to 6:30 p.m., Most Holy Trinity Church Hall, Main Street, Saco. Thanksgiving style dinner with beverage and dessert. Hosted by Knights of Columbus.

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.

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.

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, Feb. 10

Essential oils class, 3 p.m., Saco Grange 53, 168 North St., Saco. FMI, call 831-5784.

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.

Informal and interactive paperless service, 8 a.m.; 10 a.m. worship service, live streaming on Website, First Parish Congregational Church UCC, 12 Beach St., Saco. Nursery care for children 4 and younger provided; Sunday school for children K-12; full choir and instrumentalists, fellowship and refreshments following. FMI, call 283-3771 or visit www.firstparishsaco.org.

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

Service, 10:30 a.m., Cornerstone United Methodist Church, 20 Jenkins Road, Saco.

Service, 9 a.m., Unitarian Universalist Church of Saco-Biddeford, 60 School St., Saco. FMI, call 282-0062.

Good Shepherd Parish Masses, St. Joseph (French Mass), 8 a.m. and 11 a.m.; Most Holy Trinity, 8:30 and 10:30 a.m.; St. Philip, 9 a.m.; St. Margaret, 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. Good Shepherd Parish office is located at 271 Main St., Saco; St. Brendan, Biddeford, 9:30 a.m. Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. FMI, call 282-3321.

AA meetings, 9 a.m., Saco Elks Club, 68 Ocean Park Road, Saco; 7 p.m., United Methodist Church, Washington Avenue, Old Orchard Beach; 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., 63 School St., Saco.

United Baptist Church worship, Sunday School, 10 a.m., 318 Main St., Saco. FMI, visit Unitedbaptistsaco.org.

Monday, Feb. 11

Yoga with your Galentine, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Saco Community Center, 75 Franklin St., Saco. All attendees will get a Valentine goodie and will be entered to win the grand prize. Wearing red and pink encouraged. FMI, call 283-3139. Both men and women encouraged to attend.

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., Southern Maine Health Care, 1 Medical Center Drive, Biddeford. 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.

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.

Old Orchard Beach Food Pantry, 9 to 11 a.m., 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.

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.

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.

AA meetings, 6 a.m., 34 Water St., Biddeford; noon, Second Congregational Church, 19 Crescent St., Biddeford; noon, 63 School St., Saco; 7 p.m., First Parish Congregational Church, Saco. FMI, visit www.csoaamaine.org/meeting.

Al-Anon, 10 a.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, corner of Main and Cleveland streets. FMI, call 934-7158.

TOPS 253 weight-loss group, 5 to 7 p.m., Seeds of Hope, 35 South St., Biddeford.

Ross Center activities include Living Fit exercise class, 8 to 9 a.m.; knitting for charity, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.; walking, 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.; Monday morning games, 10 a.m. to noon; open bridge, 1 to 4 p.m.; book club, fourth Monday of the month, 2 to 3 p.m.; and line dancing, 6 to 8 p.m. FMI, call 282-5005. Ross Center is located at J.R. Martin Community Center, 189 Alfred St., Biddeford.

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, Feb. 12

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.

Dyer Library Book Club, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Deering Room, Dyer Library, Main Street, Saco. “The Boston Girl,” by Anita Diamant. Next book is “Serena” by Ron Rash.

In-A-Pinch Nonfood Pantry services, provides personal care and household cleaning supplies, 4 to 6:45 p.m., second and fourth Tuesday of each month. Proof of current address required. For more detailed information, visit www.inapinchfoodpantry.com or call 283-1258.

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.

Tai Chi Chih for Seniors, 11 a.m. to noon, Saco Community Center, 75 Franklin St. 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.

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.

Salvation Army Kids Club, 3:30 p.m., 2 Sixth St., Old Orchard Beach.

Good Shepherd Parish Masses, St. Anne Chapel (at St. Joseph), 7 a.m.; 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.

Salvation Army Walking Club, 10 a.m., followed by free lunch at 11:30 a.m. (donations welcomed) and women’s group at 1:30 p.m., 2 Sixth St., Old Orchard Beach. FMI, call 934-4381.

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.

Wednesday, Feb. 13

OOB Democratic Committee meeting, 6:30 p.m., community room, Police Department, 16 EE Cummings Blvd. FMI, call 807- 1017.

Adult Book Group, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., McArthur Public Library, Main Street, Biddeford. “The Sould of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness,” by Sy Montgomery.

Wednesday Lounge, 2 to 3:30 p.m., Dyer Library, Main Street, Saco. Tweens and teens can do homework, socialize or participate in group activities.

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.

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.

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, Feb. 14

Blind Date with a Book Valentine’s Day Party, 6 to 7:30 p.m., McArthur Public Library, Main Street, Biddeford. Snacks, prizes and books.

Adult Crafternoon, 3 to 4:30 p.m., McArthur Public Library, Main Street, Biddeford. Library provides supplies. Heart craft

Partner Yoga Workshop, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Saco Community Center, 75 Franklin St., Saco. Explore various yoga postures alone and with your friend/family member. Suggested age over 12; all combinations of pairs welcome. Register by calling 283-3139.

Knitting and Crafting Group, 1:30 to 4 p.m., Dyer Library, Main Street, Kennebunk.

Pokemon League, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Dyer Library, Main Street, Saco. Play, trade and earn prizes.

Portrait Drawing Session, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Libby Memorial Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach. Meeting on the second Thursday of the month through June, practice portrait drawing skills in Community Room. Bring own materials, all mediums and skill levels welcome.

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.

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.

Friday, Feb. 15

Teen Anime Club, 3 to 4:30 p.m., McArthur Public Library, Main Street, Biddeford.

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.

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.

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.

AA meetings, 6 a.m., 34 Water St., Biddeford; noon, Second Congregational Church, 19 Crescent St., Biddeford; 7 p.m., SMHC cafeteria, Alfred St., Biddeford.

Al-Anon meeting, 7 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, corner of Main and Cleveland streets, Saco. FMI, call 934-5453.

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