2012-05-18 / Things to Do

Things to Do

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Friday, May 18

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, May 19

Lasagna dinner, 5 to 7 p.m., Stewart P. Morrill American Legion Post 35, 413 Broadway, South Portland; meet local Republican candidates, South Portland Municipal Committee. FMI, call 671-9495.

Bug Light Kite Festival, 11 a.m. through the afternoon, Bug Light Park, South Portland. South Portland Historical Society Museum will open at 10 a.m.; Tricky Britches will play at 11 a.m. from museum porch; barbecue will start at 11 a.m.

Bean supper, 5 to 6 p.m., Peoples United Methodist Church,

310 Broadway, South Portland. Last bean supper until September. Menu includes baked beans, casseroles and homemade pies.

Plant sale, 9 a.m. to noon, Peoples United Methodist Church, 310 Broadway, South Portland. Perennials, annuals and vegetable plants will be available.

Cumberland County public works celebration and exhibition, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., The Gateway Shoppes at Scarborough, home of Cabela’s. Public works crews from Cape Elizabeth will attend. FMI, find “Maine Chapter American Public Works Association” on Facebook.

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, May 20

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.

Monday, May 21

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.

Tuesday, May 22

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, May 23

American Red Cross blood drives, noon to 5 p.m., Portland Marriott at Sable Oaks and On The Border, South Portland. All presenting donors will receive a free day pass to a Maine state park and a chance to win golf and overnight packages. Food will be served.

Public supper, 5 to 6:30 p.m., VFW Post 832, 50 Peary Terrace, South Portland. Menu includes baked ham, baked potato, salad and dessert.

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

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.

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.

Thursday, May 24

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.

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.

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

Friday, May 25

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, May 26

Wreath laying, in honor of Memorial Day, 9 a.m., VFW Post 832, 50 Peary Terrace, South Portland. American Legion Post 35 will also participate. All volunteers welcome to lay wreaths at the city’s five cemeteries.

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, May 27

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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