2012-03-09 / Things to Do

Things to Do

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Friday, March 9

Chowder meal, 4:30 to 6 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 179 Ridgeland Ave., South Portland. Menu includes fish, corn or clam chowder, brownie, roll, pickles and beverages. Eat in or take out. FMI, call 767-2688.

Messianic Purim service, 10 a.m., Kehilah Portland Messianic Jewish Synagogue, Greater Portland Christian School gym, 1338 Broadway, South Portland.

Baked haddock supper, 5 to 6:15 p.m., St. John the Evangelist Church, Main Street, South Portland.

WeeSchool, 10:30 a.m., South Portland Main Library, early education through stories and rhymes for ages 3 to 5.

KnitChat, 10 a.m., South Portland Main Library, a knitting group for adults.

Saturday, March 10

Coffee hour, with Reps. Jane Eberle and Kim Monaghan-Derrig, both Democrats, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Ocean House Market, 512 Ocean St., South Portland. FMI, call 776-3783.

Breakfast, 8:30 to 10 a.m., VFW Post 832, 50 Peary Terrace, South Portland. FMI, call 767-2575 after 3 p.m.

Fashion show and silent auction, 2 p.m., South Portland High School auditorium, 637 Highland Ave. Proceeds will benefit Project Graduation. Silent auction will be open 1 to 4:30 p.m.

Pancake breakfast, 7:30 to 11 a.m., sponsored by Cape Lions, Bowery Beach School House, Two Lights Road. Menu includes pancakes, French toast, eggs, sausage, coffee, tea and juice.

Zumba with Amber Roberge, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Elm Street United Methodist Church, 168 Elm St., South Portland. Drop-ins welcome. FMI, call 799-0407.

Saturday Stories, family fun through stories, crafts and special events for all ages. For specific times, visit www. southportlandlibrary.com.

Sunday, March 11

South Portland Winter Farmers Market, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., former Hamlin School gym (now city planning and code office), corner of Route 77 and Sawyer Street, South Portland.

Church services, 11 a.m. to noon with fellowship after, Elm Street United Methodist Church, 168 Elm St., South Portland. It also hosts Bible study. FMI, call 799-0407.

Lent, a seven-week series, the Rev. Dr. John McCall and the Rev. Elsa A. Peters talk about suffering and passages from the Bible, First Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, 301 Cottage Road, South Portland. Series will continue every Sunday through April 8. FMI, call 799-3361.

Pancake breakfast, 7:30 to 11 a.m., Bowery Beach School House, Two Lights Road, Cape Elizabeth. Sponsored by Cape Lions. Menu includes pancakes, French toast, eggs, sausage, coffee, tea and juice.

Monday, March 12

Book Bambinos, 10:30 a.m., South Portland Branch Library, songs and rhymes for ages birth to 18 months.

Toddle Town, 11:15 a.m., South Portland Branch Library, stories and rhymes for ages 1 to 3.

Lunch crunch power half hour with Zone 3 Fitness, 12:30 to 1 p.m., free, fight mid-day energy crash with moderate to intense strength interval training with weights, Cancer Community Center, 778 Main St., South Portland. FMI, call 774-2200.

Free income tax preparation, 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., South Portland City Hall. IRS-certified volunteer tax preparers with the AARP Tax-Aide program will be available to help taxpayers of all ages with the preparation of their federal and state income tax returns. For an appointment, call 329-6911. The last appointment of the day is at 5 p.m. Walk-ins accepted if time permits.

Tuesday, March 13

Junior Book Group (JBG), 4 p.m., South Portland Main Library, book discussion and activities for ages 10 to 13.

Starlight Stories, 6 p.m., South Portland Main Library, evening story time for all ages.

KnitChat, 6 p.m., South Portland Main Library, a knitting group for adults.

Wednesday, March 14

Rotary Club of Breakwater Daybreak meeting, 7:15 a.m., McKernan Hospitality Center, Southern Maine Community College Campus, South Portland. FMI, visit www.breakwaterrotary.org.

Toddle Town, 10:30 a.m., South Portland Main Library, stories and rhymes for ages 1 to 3.

Storytelling Studio, 4 p.m., South Portland Main Library, stories and art activities for ages 4 to 9.

Book Bambinos, 11:15 a.m., South Portland Main Library, songs and rhymes for ages birth to 18 months.

Support group, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Cancer Community Center, 778 Main St., South Portland. Group is for cancer patients, survivors, family members, and friends of someone with cancer. No registration required. Drop-ins welcome. FMI, call 774-2200.

Thursday, March 15

Book Bambinos, 10:30 a.m., South Portland Main Library, songs and rhymes for birth to 18 months.

Toddle Town, 11:15 a.m., South Portland Main Library, stories and rhymes for ages 1 to 3.

Teens Reading In the Library (TRIL), 4 p.m., South Portland Main Library, book discussion and activities for ages 14 to 19.

After school program, for Kaler School students, kindergarten through fifth grade. Snacks, home work help and activities available. Program is free, but donations welcome. FMI, call Elm Street United Methodist Church in South Portland at 799-0407.

Zumba, with Patty Medina, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Cancer Community Center, 778 Main St., South Portland. FMI, call 774-2200.

Friday, March 16

Baked haddock supper, 5 to 6:15 p.m., St. John the Evangelist Church, Main Street, South Portland.

WeeSchool, 10:30 a.m., South Portland Main Library, early education through stories and rhymes for ages 3 to 5.

KnitChat, 10 a.m., South Portland Main Library, a knitting group for adults.

Saturday, March 17

Bean supper, 5 to 6 p.m., Peoples United Methodist Church, 310 Broadway, South Portland. Menu includes corned beef dinner plus baked beans, casseroles and homemade pies.

Saturday Stories, family fun through stories, crafts and special events for all ages. For specific times, visit www.southportlandlibrary.com.

Zumba with Amber Roberge, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Elm Street United Methodist Church, 168 Elm St., South Portland. Drop ins welcome. FMI, call 799-0407.

Sunday, March 18

Church services, 11 a.m. to noon with fellowship after, Elm Street United Methodist Church, 168 Elm St., South Portland. It also hosts Bible study. FMI, call 799-0407.

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