2015-05-15 / Things to Do

Things to Do

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Friday, May 15

Laughter yoga, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Cancer Community Center, Main Street, South Portland. Nina Walsh, certified Reiki master, will lead this drop in class, which is a combination of voluntary laughter that often turns to real laughter, yogic breathing and relaxation techniques. No experience necessary.

Saturday, May 16

Bean supper, 5 to 6 p.m., Peoples United Methodist Church, 310 Broadway, South Portland. Includes beans, casseroles and homemade pies.

Plant sale, 9 a.m. to noon, Peoples United Methodist Church, 310 Broadway, South Portland.

South Portland Land Trust plant and bake sale, 413 Broadway, South Portland. Sale opens to members at 8 a.m. and to the general public at 9 a.m. Sale ends at 1 p.m. Become a member day of sale to enter early. FMI, call 408-1039.

Instructional knitting, with Kathie Tolliver, 9:30 to 11 a.m., Cancer Community Center, Main Street, Saco. Start something new or bring a project. Yarn and needles available.

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.

Sunday, May 17

Eventide, 5:30 p.m., St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, Shore Road, Cape Elizabeth. A service of prayer and music in Celtic tradition.

Church services, 10 to 11 a.m., Peoples United Methodist Church, 310 Broadway, South Portland, with nursery care and Sunday school during service, followed by coffee fellowship. Bible studies and mid-week prayer service. FMI, call 799-1413.

Service, 10:45 a.m., Cape Elizabeth Church of the Nazarene, 499 Ocean House Road, Cape Elizabeth, 9:30 a.m. Sunday school for all ages.

Farmers market, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., city planning and development office, (former Hamlin School), corner of Sawyer and Ocean streets, South Portland.

Services, 8:30 a.m. chapel worship, 10 a.m. sanctuary worship, 10 a.m. Sunday school and child care, nursery through age 5, First Congregational Church United Church of Christ, 301 Cottage Road, South Portland.

Worship services, 9:30 a.m., Thornton Heights United Methodist Church, 100 Westbrook St., South Portland. Everyone welcome.

Church services, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. with fellowship after, Elm Street United Methodist Church, 168 Elm St., South Portland. It also hosts Bible study. A community dinner is held 4:40 to 6 p.m. every fourth Saturday of every month. No charge for dinner. Diners may make a free will donation if they choose. FMI, call 799-0407.

Monday, May 18

Strength training with TheraBands, 9 to 10 a.m., Cancer Community Center, Main Street, South Portland. Class will use a series of videos created for the center by local doctor and cancer survivor Ben Thompson. Class is drop in; no advance registration needed.

Tuesday, May 19

Estate Planning 101, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Maine Military Museum, 50 Peary Terrace, South Portland. RSVP at 602-7656.

Knightville Mill Creek Neighborhood Association meeting, 6 to 8 p.m., city hall basement conference room. Discussion to include member ideas for re-launch of group. Public welcome. FMI, email kmcna.sopo@gmail.com.

Functional fitness, 11 a.m. to noon, Cancer Community Center, Main Street, South Portland. Fatigue-busting workout combines light aerobic exercise, strength training, balance and relaxation. FMI, call 774-2200.

Greater Portland Living with Freedom, Nar-Anon family group, 6 to 7 p.m., for anyone affected by the addictive behavior of someone they love. Mercy Recovery Center, 40 Park Road, Westbrook.

Wednesday, May 20

Public supper, 5 to 6:30 p.m., South Portland VFW Post 832, 50 Peary Terrace, South Portland. Menu includes roast chicken, mashed potatoes, stuffing, vegetables and dessert. FMI, call 767- 2575 Wednesday through Saturday, 3 to 9 p.m.

Tai Chi, 1:30 to 3:20 p.m., Cancer Community Center, Main Street, South Portland. Jason Ames explores the principles of Qigong, including body/mind awareness, energy cultivation and balance. Both beginners and advance students welcome. Drop in. FMI, call 744-2200.

Rotary Club of South Portland Sunrise, 7:15 a.m., conference room, South Portland Housing Authority, 100 Waterman Drive, South Portland. FMI, visit www.southportlandsunriserotary.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.

Food and Body Balance Support Group, 6 to 7 p.m., The Dana Center at Maine Medical Center, 22 Bramhall St., Portland. Cultivating Balance is providing this group for people who struggle with disordered eating, eating disorders, or who want to improve their food and body balance. FMI, call 799-1331 ext. 136.

Thursday, May 21

Spring Point Ledge Light Trust information session, 6:30 p.m., South Portland Public Library’s main location, 482 Broadway. FMI, call 767-7660.

South Portland/Cape Elizabeth TRIAD forum, “Our aging demographic,” 2 to 3 p.m., Cape Elizabeth Fire Department, 2 Jordan Way, Cape Elizabeth. Speaker is Ed Saxby. Seniors and their families will learn legal methods of handling family transitions. Bring nonperishable food item for local pantry. FMI, call 767-3323, ext. 208.

Meditative hypnosis, with Margaret B. Clement, 12:15 to 1 p.m., Cancer Community Center, Main Street, South Portland.

Functional fitness, 11 a.m. to noon, Cancer Community Center, Main Street, South Portland. Fatigue-busting workout combines light aerobic exercise, strength training, balance and relaxation. FMI, call 774-2200.

Friday, May 22

Laughter yoga, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Cancer Community Center, Main Street, South Portland. Nina Walsh, certified Reiki master, will lead this drop in class, which is a combination of voluntary laughter that often turns to real laughter, yogic breathing and relaxation techniques. No experience necessary.

Saturday, May 23

Instructional knitting, with Kathie Tolliver, 9:30 to 11 a.m., Cancer Community Center, Main Street, Saco. Start something new or bring a project. Yarn and needles available.

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.

Sunday, May 24

Eventide, 5:30 p.m., St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, Shore Road, Cape Elizabeth. A service of prayer and music in Celtic tradition.

Church services, 10 to 11 a.m., Peoples United Methodist Church, 310 Broadway, South Portland, with nursery care and Sunday school during service, followed by coffee fellowship. Bible studies and mid-week prayer service. FMI, call 799-1413.

Service, 10:45 a.m., Cape Elizabeth Church of the Nazarene, 499 Ocean House Road, Cape Elizabeth, 9:30 a.m. Sunday school for all ages.

Farmers market, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., city planning and development office, (former Hamlin School), corner of Sawyer and Ocean streets, South Portland.

Services, 8:30 a.m. chapel worship, 10 a.m. sanctuary worship, 10 a.m. Sunday school and child care, nursery through age 5, First Congregational Church United Church of Christ, 301 Cottage Road, South Portland.

Worship services, 9:30 a.m., Thornton Heights United Methodist Church, 100 Westbrook St., South Portland. Everyone welcome.

Church services, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. with fellowship after, Elm Street United Methodist Church, 168 Elm St., South Portland. It also hosts Bible study. A community dinner is held 4:40 to 6 p.m. every fourth Saturday of every month. No charge for dinner. Diners may make a free will donation if they choose. FMI, call 799-0407.

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