2019-02-21 / Things to Do

Things to Do

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Thursday, Feb. 21

“Thrilling Tales and Dangerous Temptations: The Secret Lives of Saco Mill Girls,” 5:30 p.m., Dyer Library, Main Street, Saco. Given by Elizabeth De Wolfe, professor of history at UNE. Reception at 5 p.m.

Choose Your Own Adventure: House of Danger, 1 to 3 p.m., McArthur Public Library, Main Street, Biddeford. Participants are private detectives tasked with solving the mystery of Marsden Mansion in this game.

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

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.

Winter vacation activities, 1 p.m., Libby Memorial Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach. Something different every day. Check website or Facebook for more details.

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

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.

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

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, Feb. 22

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.

NA meeting, 7 p.m., Second Congregational Church, 19 Crescent St., Biddeford.

Winter vacation activities, 1 p.m., Libby Memorial Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach. Something different every day. Check website or Facebook for more details.

Anime Club, 2:30 to 4:15 p.m., Dyer Library, Main Street, Saco.

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.

Sunday, Feb. 24

AMVETS benefit breakfast, 8 to 11 a.m., Post 1, 147 Alfred St., Biddeford. Each breakfast cooked fresh to order. Breakfast to go available. All proceeds go to Biddeford High School ScholarshipS.”

What Makes Chinese Food Jewish?” 1 to 2 p.m., Congregation Etz Chaim, 36 Bacon St., Biddeford. FMI, 967-5833 or cantor@etzchaimme.org.

Sacrament service, Sunday School, 10 a.m., The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 15 Smith Lane, Saco. Congregation area includes Saco, Biddeford, Old Orchard Beach, Arundel, Kennebunkport, Dayton, Buxton, Hollis, Lyman and Waterboro.

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

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

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. 25

Altrusa Club of Biddeford-Saco meeting, second and fourth Monday of the month. For details call Nancy at 282-5184.

Kids Free to Grow Playgroup, 9:30 to 11 a.m., McArthur Public Library, Main Street, Biddeford. Toys, equipment, snacks.

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.

Tuesday, Feb. 26

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.

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. door pickle ball drop-in, 9 to 11 a.m., Saco Community Center, 75 Franklin St. Cost is $3/Saco SENIORity members; $4/nonmembers. 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.

Wednesday, Feb. 27

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.

Biddeford Eagles No. 804 meeting, 7 p.m., 57 Birch St., Biddeford.

Country music jamboree, 7 to 9 p.m., Cornerstone Methodist Church Vestry, 20 Jenkins Road, Saco. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Free admission. Donations welcome. Held the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month. Free; donations welcome. FMI, call Tobie at 934-7807.

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

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.

Martial arts class, 6 to 8 p.m., Biddeford Community Center, Alfred Street. For ages 10 and older, $25 a month. Preregister atwww.biddefordrec.com.

Baby and Toddler time, 10:30 a.m., Libby Memorial Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach.

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.

Magic the Gathering, 3 p.m., Libby Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach. FMI, call 934-4351.

Nar-Anon meeting, 6 p.m., United Methodist Church, corner of Fountain and Washington streets, Old Orchard Beach, FMI, visit www.nar-anon.org.

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.

Mom’s Circle support group, 9 to 11 a.m., Panera Bread at Biddeford Crossing. EveryWednesday. Free. Hosted by the Birthing Suite at SMHC. FMI, visit www.momscirclesouthernmaine.com.

Good Shepherd Parish Masses, St. Joseph and 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.

Thursday, Feb. 28

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

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

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.

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.

Friday, March 1

Women’s Educational and Industrial Union meeting, 1 p.m., Deering Room, Dyer Library, Main Street, Saco. Meetings include short business meeting, tea, sandwiches, pastries, beverage and program. Participants will learn about Spurwink Therapeutic Pre- School and services for children. To attend, call 282-4923.

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.

Saturday, March 2

“Rumpus” opening reception, 4 to 6 p.m., Engine, 128 Main St., Biddeford. An egalitarian art show featuring works by more than 100 community members.

Something Fishy, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Libby Memorial Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach. First in a four part series on aquarium science in the home presented by Richard Oellers. The first presentation will be about basic freshwater aquarium science.

Saturday Family Matinee, “Monsters University,” 1 p.m., Libby Memorial Library, 27 Staples St., Old Orchard Beach. Free popcorn. FMI, call 934-4351.

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.

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