2015-10-02 / Things to Do

Things to Do

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Friday, Oct. 2

Open house, 2 to 7 p.m., Unity Lode No. 3, Independent Order of Odd Fellows, 179 Ridgeland Ave., South Portland.

Girl Scout information night, 6:30 p.m., South Portland Community Center, Nelson Road. Families with girls in grades K-12 invited. FMI, call 772-1177.

Saturday, Oct. 3

Heirloom supper, 4:30 to 6 p.m., Cape Elizabeth United Methodist Church. Features dishes made from ingredients from local farms and gardens. Takeout available.

Cleanup day, hosted by South Portland West End Neighborhood Association, 10 a.m. to noon, the HUB, Westbrook Street. Bottle drive is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., same location. FMI, call 774-3526 or 409- 9197.

Trout Brook Trail guided nature walk, 9 to 10:30 a.m., where Trout Brook goes under Boothby Avenue; the section of Boothby Avenue between Lawrence Lano and Beaufort streets. Organized by South Portland Land Trust.

Southern Maine Chapter of the Maine Genealogical Society meeting, 12:30 p.m., LDS Church, 29 Ocean House Road, Cape Elizabeth. Speaker is Dixie Hayes, retired teacher from North Yarmouth.

Yard sale, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, 885 Shore Road, Cape Elizabeth. FMI, call 799-4014.

Instructional knitting, with Kathie Tolliver, 9:30 to 11 a.m., Cancer Community Center, 778 Main St., South Portland. 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, Oct. 4

Blessing of the Animals, 2 p.m., Cape Elizabeth United Methodist Church, outdoor chapel, 280 Ocean House Road. The Rev. Ruth Morrison will bless each animal individually.

Marsha Stevens concert, 6 p.m., First Congregational Church UCC, 301 Cottage Road, South Portland. Freewill offering accepted.

Farmers market, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., South Portland City Hall parking lot, 25 Cottage Road.

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. Nursery care and Sunday school during service followed by a coffee fellowship.

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.

Services, 8:30 a.m. chapel worship, 10 a.m. sanctuary worship, 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. FMI, call 799-0407.

Monday, Oct. 5

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, Oct. 6

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, Oct. 7

Public supper, 5 to 6:30 p.m., VFW Post 832, 50 Peary Terrace, South Portland. Includes roast chicken, stuffing, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce and dessert. FMI, call 767-2575.

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.

Thursday, Oct. 8

Candidates forum, 7 p.m., Betsy Ross House, Ferry Village, South Portland.

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, Oct. 9

Willard Beach cleanup, noon to 2 p.m., South Portland. Organized through Surfrider Foundation’s Maine chapter. Gloves provided.

Saturday, Oct. 10

Household hazardous waste drop-off, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Public Works Department, 42 O’Neil St., South Portland.

Instructional knitting, with Kathie Tolliver, 9:30 to 11 a.m., Cancer Community Center, 778 Main St., South Portland. 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, Oct. 11

Bug Light 5K Run and Walk, 9 a.m., Bug Light Park, South Portland. Benefits South Portland Historical Society and South Portland Land Trust. FMI, visit www.buglight5k.com/how-to-register.

Farmers market, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., South Portland City Hall parking lot, 25 Cottage Road.

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

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