2016-03-11 / Things to Do

Things to Do

Friday, March 11

State Instrumental Jazz Festival, 1 p.m., South Portland High School. Admissions is $3 for students/senior citizens, $5 for adults, and $15 for a family.

“The Secret Garden,” 8 p.m., Lyric Music Theater, 176 Sawyer St., South Portland. FMI, call 799-1421.

Baked haddock supper, 5 to 6:15 p.m., St. Maximilian Church, Black Point Road, Scarborough. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus 8144, formerly of St. John’s in South Portland.

Saturday, March 12

“Walk with a Doc,” 4 to 5 p.m., South Portland Community Center, 21 Nelson Road. Hosted by Maine Medical Partners. Series continues through May. FMI, visit www.walkwithadoc.org.

Author talk, 2 to 4 p.m., South Portland Public Library, main location. Jean Flahive will speak about “Billy Boy, The Sunday Soldier of the 17th Maine,” based on the true story of Billy Laird, a mentally challenged young man from Berwick who enlisted in the Civil War to be with his friends.

State Instrumental Jazz Festival, 1 p.m., South Portland High School. Admissions is $3 for students/senior citizens, $5 for adults, and $15 for a family.

“The Secret Garden,” 8 p.m., Lyric Music Theater, 176 Sawyer St., South Portland. FMI, call 799-1421.

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, March 13

“The Secret Garden,” 2:30 p.m., Lyric Music Theater, 176 Sawyer St., South Portland. FMI, call 799-1421.

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., the former Elm Street United Methodist Church meets at 48 Ocean St., South Portland. FMI, call 799-0407.

Monday, March 14

Alzheimer’s Support Group, 7 p.m., First Congregational Church, 301 Cottage Road, South Portland. Meeting is for families and friends of those affected by Alzheimer’s or dementia and is held the second Monday of the month.

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.

Mindfulness class, 3 to 4 p.m., Cultivating Balance, 100 Waterman Drive, South Portland. FMI, call 805-0194.

Tuesday, March 15

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.

Wednesday, March 16

Osewantha Garden Club meeting, 1 p.m., South Portland Community Center, Nelson Road. Program is “Attracting birds to your back yard,” by member Candi Oliver.

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, March 17

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, March 18

Jazz Cabaret, 5:30 p.m., Cape Elizabeth High School cafeteria, performed by students. Light dinner and desserts available for purchase. Tickets at the door.

“The Secret Garden,” 8 p.m., Lyric Music Theater, 176 Sawyer St., South Portland. FMI, call 799-1421.

Baked haddock supper, 5 to 6:15 p.m., St. Maximilian Church, Black Point Road, Scarborough. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus 8144, formerly of St. John’s in South Portland.

Saturday, March 19

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

“The Secret Garden,” 8 p.m., Lyric Music Theater, 176 Sawyer St., South Portland. FMI, call 799-1421.

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, March 20

Palm Sunday services, 8:30 a.m. chapel worship, 10 a.m. sanctuary worship, First Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, 301 Cottage Road, South Portland.

“The Secret Garden,” 2:30 p.m., Lyric Music Theater, 176 Sawyer St., South Portland. FMI, call 799-1421.

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