2017-11-16 / Things to Do

Things to Do

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Thursday, Nov. 16

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, Saco. Work on latest project.

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

AMVETS benefit breakfast, 8 to 11 a.m., Post 1, 147 Alfred St., Biddeford. Cooked to order. To-go meals available. All proceeds benefit Biddeford High School AMVETS Scholarship.

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

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.

Bingo, 1 to 3 p.m., Saco Armory, 75 Franklin St., Saco, sponsored by Open Door Seniors Club.

Friday, Nov. 17

Spaghetti supper, to raise funds for people affected by hurricanes, fires and earthquakes, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., First Parish Congregational Church, 12 Beach St., Saco. Includes meatballs, garden salad, garlic bread, desserts and beverages. To go and gluten free meals available.

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.

Saturday, Nov. 18

Holly Berry Fair, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, Main Street, Saco. Luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Christmas fair and bake sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., North Saco Congregational Church, corner of Flag Pond, Heath and Rocky Hill roads.

Holiday Gala, 6 to 9 p.m., Saco Museum, Main Street, Saco. Kicks off Festival of Trees. Tickets available in advance or at the door. FMI, call 283-3861, ext. 113.

Christmas Fair, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Duffy’s Tavern & Grill, 168 Saco Ave., Old Orchard Beach. Benefits OOB Community Food Pantry.

Bean supper, 4 to 6 p.m., Saco Grange 53, 168 North St., Saco. Includes homemade kidney and pea beans, brown bread, red and brown hot dogs, chop suey, coleslaw, biscuits, pies and beverages. Take out available, call 831-5784. USM veteran bottle drive; call 847-5693 for pick up.

Sunday, Nov. 19

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

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

Weekly worship, 10 a.m., Seeds of Hope Neighborhood Center, 35 South St., Biddeford. Includes music, prayer and Holy Communion. Light refreshments are available after the service.

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.

Sunday worship, 9:30 a.m. and 6 p.m., Goodwins Mills Advent Christian Church, 498 Goodwins Mills Road, Dayton. For more information, call 499-2817.

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

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

Monday, Nov. 20

Kid’s shopping organization meeting, 6 p.m., Second Congregational Church, 19 Crescent St., Biddeford.

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, Nov. 21

Quilt Club, 6 to 9 p.m., Saco Grange 53, 168 North St., Saco. Donation appeciated. FMI, call 831-5784.

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

Community Thanksgiving, 7 p.m., St. Phillips Catholic Church, Route 35, Lyman. The Rev. Ed Bove of United Methodist Church will speak. Combined choir.

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.

Wednesday, Nov. 22

Wednesday Lounge, after school, Dyer Library, Saco. Tweens and teens can do homework, socialize or participate in group activities.

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.

Thursday, Nov. 23

Free Community Thanksgiving Dinner, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Most Holy Trinity Church Hall, 271 Main St., Saco. Free. Take out and delivery available. Menus available by calling 282-3321.

Turkey Trot, Ramada Inn, Saco. Includes half mile race for children, 5K and 10K. Portion of entry fees donated to Saco Food Pantry. FMI, visit sacoturkeytrot.com.

Friday, Nov. 24

Anime Club, 3:15 to 4:30 p.m., Dyer Library, Main Street, Saco.

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.

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

Saturday, Nov. 25

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.; and St. Brendan, 5:30 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, Nov. 26

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

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

Weekly worship, 10 a.m., Seeds of Hope Neighborhood Center, 35 South St., Biddeford.

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