2012-12-07 / Things to Do

Things to Do

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Friday, Dec. 7

Holiday Fest 2012, 4:30 to 7 p.m., Mill Creek Park. Horse drawn carriage rides 4:30 to 7 p.m.; hot dogs popcorn, hot chocolate visit with Santa at city hall 5 to 6:30 p.m.; Christmas carols with South Portland High School and middle school chorus students, 5:45 to 6:15 p.m.; tree lighting at 6 p.m.

Baked Haddock Supper, 5 to 6:15 p.m., St. John the Evangelist Church, Main Street, South Portland. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus No. 8144.

Let Your Yoga Dance, with Arline Saturdayborn, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Cancer Community Center, Main Street, South Portland. A joy-filled hour of yoga, breathing and user-friendly dance with fabulous music. A funky, sacred, inspirational dance of the multi-dimensional self, bringing tons of fun and healing to body, mind and spirit. No registration required; no experience necessary. Free.

Saturday, Dec. 8

Christmas fair, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Betsy Ross House, 99 Preble St., South Portland.

Artist signing, with Blue Butterfield and her calendar, A Year in Maine, 1 to 3 p.m., Nonesuch Books, Mill Creek Plaza, South Portland.

Book signing, with Dorothy Radigan and Judith Durant on their book, “Knitting Know-How,” 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Nonesuch Books, Mill Creek Plaza, South Portland.

Kehilah Portland Messianic Jewish Synagogue meets, 10 a.m., Greater Portland Christian School, 1338 Broadway, South Portland. Torah study follows at 1 p.m. FMI, call 809-3104.

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, Dec. 9

Advent candle light vespers, service of music, poetry and dance, 5:30 p.m., First Congregational Church, 301 Cottage Road, South Portland. Reception following.

Church services, 10 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.

Worship service, 9:30 a.m., First United Methodist Church, 179 Ridgeland Ave., South Portland. Everyone welcome.

South Portland Farmers Market, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Hamlin School, South Portland.

Wednesday, Dec. 12

Public supper, 5 to 6:30 p.m., VFW Post 832, 50 Peary Terrace, South Portland. Menu includes pork chops, mashed potatoes, vegetable, dessert.

Mahoney Middle School band concert, 7 p.m., Mahoney Middle School, South Portland.

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.

Thursday, Dec. 13

Memorial Middle School band concert, 7 p.m., Memorial Middle School.

Friday, Dec. 14

“We were here” (2011), 6:30 p.m., South Portland Community Center. Documentary is hosted by South Portland Democrats. Free admission.

Baked Haddock Supper, 5 to 6:15 p.m., St. John the Evangelist Church, Main Street, South Portland. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus No. 8144.

Let Your Yoga Dance, with Arline Saturdayborn, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Cancer Community Center, Main Street, South Portland. A joy-filled hour of yoga, breathing and user-friendly dance with fabulous music. A funky, sacred, inspirational dance of the multi-dimensional self, bringing tons of fun and healing to body, mind and spirit. No registration required; no experience necessary. Free.

Saturday, Dec. 15

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

310 Broadway, South Portland. Menu includes baked beans, casseroles and homemade pies.

Kehilah Portland Messianic Jewish Synagogue meets, 10 a.m., Greater Portland Christian School, 1338 Broadway, South Portland. Torah study follows at 1 p.m. FMI, call 809-3104.

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, Dec. 16

Church services, 10 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.

Worship service, 9:30 a.m., First United Methodist Church, 179 Ridgeland Ave., South Portland. Everyone welcome.

South Portland Farmers Market, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Hamlin School, South Portland.

Author signing, Chris Van Dusen and “If I built and house,” 1 to 3 p.m., Nonesuch Books, Mill Creek, South Portland.

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