2017-12-01 / Things to Do

Things to Do

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Friday, Dec. 1

Baked beans and casseroles, 5 to 6:15 p.m., St. Maximilian Kolbe Church, Black Point Road, Scarborough. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus No. 8144, former of St. John’s Church. Includes hot dogs, ham, chop suey, shepherd’s pie.

“A Christmas Carol – The Musical,” 7:30 p.m., Lyric Music Theater, 176 Sawyer St., South Portland. FMI, lyricmusictheater.org, 799-1421.

Saturday, Dec. 2

Jolly Snowman Christmas Fair, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Cape Elizabeth United Methodist Church, 280 Ocean House Road, Route 77, Cape Elizabeth. Luncheon from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Christmas Fair, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Betsy Ross House, 99 Preble St., South Portland. It is an eight-story senior apartment residence with free parking at back of the building. FMI, call 777-2438.

Winter Wonderland Christmas Fair, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Peoples United Methodist Church, 310 Broadway, South Portland. Luncheon served 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. FMI, call 799-1413.

“A Christmas Carol – The Musical,” 2:30 and 7:30 p.m., Lyric Music Theater, 176 Sawyer St., South Portland. FMI, lyricmusictheater.org, 799-1421.

Sunday, Dec. 3

First Sunday of Advent, chapel worship with communion, 8:30 a.m., sanctuary worship with communion, Meetinghouse Choir and School, 10 a.m., First Congregational Church, 301 Cottage Road, South Portland. Fellowship follows in Guptill Hall.

Wassailing in the Woods, under the full moon, 4 to 5:30 p.m., Pine Point Road Eastern Trail parking lot. Refreshments served. Donations welcome. Bring small flashlight or electric candle to read music. No pets.

“A Christmas Carol – The Musical,” 2:30 p.m., Lyric Music Theater, 176 Sawyer St., South Portland. FMI, lyricmusictheater.org, 799-1421.

Tuesday, Dec. 5

Senior Discussion Group, 10:30 a.m. to noon, South Portland Community Center, 21 Nelson Road. Refreshments provided. FMI, contact John Rich at 450-5806.

Wednesday, Dec. 6

Cancer Support Group, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Cancer Community Center, 778 Main St., South Portland. For adults affected by cancer and their support people. FMI, call 774-2200.

Friday, Dec. 8

“A Very Special Mad Horse Holiday Variety Revue,” a tribute to the 1960s holiday specials, 7 p.m., Mad Horse Theatre Company, 24 Mosher St., South Portland. FMI, call 747-4148.

Saturday, Dec. 9

After Hours concert, 7 p.m., South Portland Public Library, main location, performance by the Boy Singers of Maine and Sisters in Song.

Author event, 2 p.m., South Portland Public Library, main location, with Jeff Ryan, author of “Blazing Ahead: Benton MacKaye, Myron Avery and the Rival that Build the Appalachian Trail.”

Interfaith Christmas concert, 6:30 p.m., Cape Elizabeth United Methodist Church, 280 Ocean House Road, Route 77, Cape Elizabeth. Features vocal and instrumental music. Includes combined choir from six Portland-area churches and other faith communities. Free-will offering.

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, Dec. 10

Second Sunday of Advent, 8:30 a.m. worship, 10 a.m. sanctuary worship with Meetinghouse Choir and Sunday School, First Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, South Portland. Cindy Maddox will give the message. Fellowship time follows with the Kids’ Quarter Store in Guptill Hall.

Alzheimer’s Family Caregiver Support Group, 6:30 to 8 p.m., First Congregational Church, 301 Cottage Road, South Portland. FMI, visit www.alz.org/maine/in_ my_ community_ support.asp.

Church service, 9 a.m., The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 29 Ocean House Road, Cape Elizabeth.

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

Church service, 10 to 11 a.m. Peoples United Methodist Church, 310 Broadway, South Portland. 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.

Service, 8:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. worship services, First Congregational Church United Church of Christ, 301 Cottage Road, South Portland.

Christ, 301 Cottage Road, South Portland.

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

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