2015-04-24 / Things to Do

Things to Do

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Thursday, April 23

Dreamcatcher Craft, 5 p.m., Graves Library, 18 Maine St., Kennebunkport. Young children must be accompanied by adult. No registration required. FMI, call 967-2778.

Furry Tales Stories and Adventure Hour, 10 to 11 a.m., Animal Welfare Society, Holland Road, West Kennebunk. Preschoolers invited to discover the world of animals with stories, play time, crafts, songs, movement and animal time. The event is free to attend, though donations are appreciated. FMI, call 985-3244. ext. 109.

Men’s Basketball League: 6 to 8 p.m., Messiah Christian Church, Route 1, Wells. FMI or to sign up, call 985-9287.

Outta the Box thrift store, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Route 1, Kennebunk (across from Wallingford Hall). Spring Fling sale, 20 percent off all merchandise (except 50 percent color barb items) and a daily FB Secret Sale. Clothing, furniture, household, collectibles. Gently used donations accepted. FMI, call 604-5050.

Rotary Club meeting, 12:15 to 1:30 p.m., Duffy’s Tavern and Grill, 4 Main St., Kennebunk.

St. Martha Church, Mass, 9 a.m., 30 Portland Road, Kennebunk. FMI, call 985-6252 or visit www.holyspirit.org.

Alanon meeting, 7:30 to 9 p.m., Wells Congregational Church, Route 1, Wells. FMI, call 604-0020.

Weekly craft circle, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Kennebunk Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Ross Road, Kennebunk. All are welcome. FMI, call Laura Knittweis at 468-1377 or email lknittweis@hotmail.com.

Cargo Shop, 2 to 4 p.m., Church on the Cape, Langsford Road (next to Atlantic Hall), Cape Porpoise. Open Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays (10 a.m. to noon) through December.

St. David’s Budget Box Consignment Shop, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 2 Bragdon Lane, Kennebunk (next to Anchor Fence). Thrifty Thursday. All white tickets half price. Donations and consignments processed Monday morning. FMI, call 985-3544.

Cancer support group, 1 to 2 p.m., Holy Spirit Parish, 30 Portland Road (Route 1), Kennebunk. Park in back of church building and enter to second conference room on left. All people dealing with cancer and caregivers welcome. FMI, call 603-848- 6926.

Friday, April 24

Poet laureate reading, 2 p.m., Kennebunk Free Library, Main Street, Kennebunk. Maine Poet Laureate Wesley McNair will celebrate National Poetry Month by reading from his newest book, “Lost Child.” FMI, call 985-2173.

Outta the Box thrift store, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Route 1, Kennebunk (across from Wallingford Hall). Clothing, furniture, household, collectibles. Gently used donations accepted. FMI, call 604-5050.

Story time, 10 a.m., Children’s Room, Graves Library, 18 Maine St., Kennebunkport. Year-round program includes fingerplays, songs and crafts. Designed for children 5 and younger, however, all ages welcome to attend. Parents, caregivers encouraged to participate. FMI, call 967-2778.

St. Martha Church, Mass, 9 a.m., 30 Portland Road, Kennebunk. FMI, call 985-6252 or visit www.holyspirit.org.

Cribbage club, 1 p.m., Graves Library, 18 Maine St. Kennebunkport. All ages and levels of play welcome. FMI, call 967-2778.

Christian Science Reading Room, noon to 3 p.m., 5 Heritage Lane, Kennebunk. FMI, call 985-7689.

Saturday, April 25

Baked bean and chop suey supper, 5 to 6:30 p.m., Ober Hall, First Congregational Church, 141 North St., Kennebunkport.

Menu includes baked beans, hot dogs, American chop suey, coleslaw, bread, beverage and dessert. FMI, call 967-3897.

Baked bean and pasta supper, 4:30 to 6 p.m., Mildred L. Day School, Limerick Road, Arundel. Fundraiser for Arundel Historical Society. Menu includes two types of baked beans, macaroni and cheese, hot dogs, rolls, cornbread, homemade desserts refreshments. Raffles and historical displays.

Open house, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., The New School, 38 York St. (Route 1), Kennebunk. FMI, call 985-3745.

Outta the Box thrift store, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Route 1, Kennebunk (across from Wallingford Hall). Clothing, furniture, household, collectibles. Gently used donations accepted. FMI, call 604-5050.

Farmers market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., downtown Kennebunk. FMI, visit www.kennebunkfarmersmarket.org.

St. Martha Church, Mass, 4 p.m., 30 Portland Road, Kennebunk. FMI, call 985-6252 or visit www.holyspirit.org.

Cargo Shop, 10 a.m. to noon, Church on the Cape, Langsford Road (next to Atlantic Hall), Cape Porpoise. Open Tuesdays, Thursdays (2 to 4 p.m.) and Saturdays through December.

St. David’s Budget Box Consignment Shop, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 2 Bragdon Lane, Kennebunk (next to Anchor Fence). Donations and consignments taken any time. Consignments processed Mondays 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. FMI, call 985-3544.

Bean supper, 5 to 6:30 p.m., Masonic Lodge, Alfred Road, West Kennebunk. Two types of baked beans, coleslaw, potato salad, hot dogs, bread, iced sweet tea, coffee and desserts. All you can eat. FMI, call 468-2965.

Sunday, April 26

National Help a Horse Day Parade, 10 a.m. to noon, Alred Road (Cummings’ Market to Thompson Road), West Kennebunk. Hosted by Ever After Mustang Rescue. Training and education center to bring awareness to ASPCA’s national event and will be followed by a meet and greet, demonstrations and handson opportunities at Mousam Saddle and Harness Club’s show grounds on Ross Road (1 to 4 p.m.) Free family event. FMI, visit www.mustangrescue.org.

Nubble Lighthouse Square Dance Club meeting, 6 to 7:30 p.m. and 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., Wells Activity Center, 113 Sanford Road (Route 109), Wells. Caller for dances is Darrell Sprague. It is a M/P dance with rounds. FMI, call Dan Drum at 603-986-0945 or Esther Morrow at 603-742-0282.

Outta the Box thrift store, noon to 4 p.m. Route 1, Kennebunk (across from Wallingford Hall). Clothing, furniture, household, collectibles. Gently used donations accepted. FMI, call 604-5050.

Overeaters Anonymous, 5 to 6 p.m., Messiah Christian Church, Route 1, Wells. FMI, call Janey at 468-3095 or Sharon at 985-5794.

Narcotics Anonymous, 6:30 p.m., Christ Church, 6 Dane St., Kennebunk. Free at Last meeting. FMI, call 1-800-974-0062.

Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 25 Storer St., Kennebunk. in Kennebunk, holds two services of Holy Communion each Sunday. A modern Lutheran Liturgy service is held at 8:15 a.m. and a traditional Lutheran Liturgy is held at 10:45 a.m. There will be coffee served a half hour after the early service. The church website is www.kennebunklutheran.org. FMI, call 985-4803.

Kennebunk Baptist Church, worship service, 11 a.m., adult Bible fellowship, 9:30 a.m., coffee hour, 10 a.m. All are welcome. FMI, call 985-4207.

Sea Road Church, service, 10 a.m., with children’s Sunday school during service. Coffee time following. Child care provided. All are welcome.

St. Martha Church, Mass, 8 and 11 a.m., 30 Portland Road, Kennebunk. FMI, call 985-6252 or visit www.holyspirit.org.

Messiah Christian Church services, 9:30 a.m., 2700 Post Road, Wells. Nursery, Children church. Coffee and doughnuts following service. All are welcome. FMI, visit www.messiahchristianchurch.org. or call 985-9287.

St. David’s Episcopal Church, 138 York St. (Route 1 south), Kennebunk. Rite I service, 8 a.m.; Rite II service with choir and hymns, 10:30 a.m.; church school, 10:15 a.m.

FMI, call 985-3073.

Village Baptist Church, worship 10:30 a.m. at Village Baptist Church, 6 Maine St., Kennebunkport. Sunday school and child care available. FMI, call 967-3240 or visit vbc-kennebunkport.org.

First Congregational Church, worship, 9:30 a.m., 141 North St., Kennebunkport. Lord’s supper is celebrated on the first Sunday of the month. Coffee and fellowship follows worship. All are welcome. FMI, call 967-3897.

Christian Science Church Sunday school and service, 10:30 a.m., 5 Heritage Lane, one mile south of Kennebunk on Route 1. FMI, call 985-7820.

West Kennebunk United Methodist Church, worship and Sunday school, 8:30 a.m., 160 Alfred Road in West Kennebunk.

South Congregational Church UCC, Temple Street, Kennebunkport. Church school and worship, 10:30 a.m. with The Rev. Charles Whiston. Child care-nursery care provided. FMI, call 967-2793.

Christ Church, Federated, UCC/UMC, 6 Dane St., Kennebunk. A place where everyone is welcome. Worship 10 a.m. with the Rev. Mark Arbisi, with refreshments/fellowship following,

FMI, call 985-4494 visit christchurchkennebunk.org.

Good Shepherd’s Cove Church Christian Education, 9:30 a.m., worship service, 10:30 a.m., 1189 Route 1, Arundel. A Conservative Congregational Christian Church. Wednesdays, 7 p.m. Prayer meeting and Bible study, Wednesdays. FMI, call 793- 8432 or 467-9027.

First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church of Kennebunk, worship service and open-hearted, open-minded religious education program 10:30 a.m., 114 Main St. (next to Kennebunk Free Library). Coffee hour following church service. FMI call 985- 3700 or visit kbkuu@gwi.net.

Church on the Cape, Langsford Road in Cape Porpoise, Sunday services, 10 a.m. The Rev. Dr. Ruth Merriam is pastor. FMI, visit www.churchonthecape.org or call 967-5787.

Wells Branch Baptist Church, 1342 Branch Road (Route 9A), Wells, Sunday services, 9:30 a.m., 6 p.m. FMI, call 985-7537 or 251- 3660.

Monday, April 27

Cribbage club, 1 p.m., Graves Library, 18 Maine St. Kennebunkport. All ages and levels of play welcome. FMI, call 967-2778.

Outta the Box thrift store, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Route 1, Kennebunk (across from Wallingford Hall). Clothing, furniture, household, collectibles. Gently used donations accepted. FMI, call 604- 5050.

Grief Care, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Messiah Church, Route 1, Wells. A special help seminar and support group for people experiencing a loss or death. FMI, call 985-9287.

Al-Anon/Alateen family groups meet, 8 to 9 p.m., Sea Road Church, 140 Sea Road, Kennebunk. This is a confidential meeting for families and friends of problem drinkers. FMI, call 1-888-4AL-ANON or visit www.al-anon. alateen.org.

St. Martha Church, Mass, 9 a.m., 30 Portland Road, Kennebunk. FMI, call 985-6252 or visit www.holyspirit.org.

Christian Science Reading Room, noon to 3 p.m., 5 Heritage Lane, Kennebunk. FMI, call 985- 7689.

St. David’s Budget Box Consignment Shop, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 2 Bragdon Lane, Kennebunk (next to Anchor Fence). Donations and consignments taken any time. Consignments processed Mondays 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. FMI, call 985-3544.

Tuesday, April 28

Spring Bridge Breakfast, Christ Church, Dane Street, Kennebunk. Event features home cooked breakfast prepared by Ron Breton. Bridge Players of all levels are welcome. Bring playing cards, score sheets and pencils or pens. Registration required. FMI, call 985-4494 or 985-4496.

Play and Read, 10 a.m. to noon, Graves Library, 18 Maine St., Kennebunkport. Drop-in program for ages 1 1/2 & older. The program offers a morning of unstructured play and social time for children and their caregivers. Age appropriate toys and books will be available. There is no charge for this program and no registration is required. FMI, call 967-2778 or visit www.graveslibrary.org.

Outta the Box thrift store, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Route 1, Kennebunk (across from Wallingford Hall). Clothing, furniture, household, collectibles. Gently used donations accepted. FMI, call 604- 5050.

Kennebunk Portside Rotary, 7:15 a.m. breakfast meeting, Village Fire Station, 30 North St., Kennebunkport. Public is invited. FMI, visit www.kennebunkportsiderotary.org.

Surf clinic, Tuesday mornings conditions permitting, Aquaholics Surf Shop, 166 Port Road, Lower Village Kennebunk. Free. Participants should call to register. Instruction, surfboards, hooded wetsuits, booties and gloves provided. FMI, call 967-8650 or visit www.aqualholicsurf.com.

St. Martha Church, Mass, 9 a.m., 30 Portland Road, Kennebunk. FMI, call 985-6252 or visit www.holyspirit.org.

Kennebunk Baptist Church, 10 a.m. to noon, ladies Bible study.

Weekly craft circle, 1 to 3 p.m., The Hive, Main Street, Kennebunk. All are welcome. FMI, call Laura Knittweis at 468-1377 or email lknittweis@hotmail.com.

Cargo Shop, 2 to 4 p.m., Church on the Cape, Langsford Road (next to Atlantic Hall), Cape Porpoise. Open Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays (10 a.m. to noon) through December.

St. David’s Budget Box Consignment Shop, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 2 Bragdon Lane, Kennebunk (next to Anchor Fence). Donations and consignments taken any time. Consignments processed Mondays 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. FMI, call 985-3544.

Men’s Open Basketball: 6:30 to 8 p.m., Messiah Christian Church, Route 1, Wells. All men are invited to play basketball. FMI, call 985- 9287.

Wednesday, April 29

Cribbage club, 1 p.m., Graves Library, 18 Maine St. Kennebunkport. All ages and levels of play welcome. FMI, call 967-2778.

Silent meditation, 5 to 6:30 p.m., First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Main Street, Kennebunk. Free, donations accepted. No instruction provided. FMI, call 985-3700.

Outta the Box thrift store, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Route 1, Kennebunk (across from Wallingford Hall). Clothing, furniture, household, collectibles. Gently used donations accepted. FMI, call 604-5050.

Messiah Christian Church service, 6:30 p.m., 2700 Post Road, Wells. FMI, call 985-9287.

Christian Science Church, 5 Heritage Lane, Kennebunk. Evening service every Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. FMI, call 985-7820.

Good Shepherd’s Cove Church Christian Education, 9:30 a.m., worship service, 10:30 a.m., 1189 Route 1, Arundel. A Conservative Congregational Christian Church. 7 p.m. prayer meeting and Bible study. FMI, call 793-8432 or 467-9027.

Kennebunk Baptist Church, choir rehearsal, 6 p.m., Bible study and prayer meeting, 7 p.m., 77 Main St., Kennebunk. Handicapped accessible. FMI, call 985-4207.

Southern Maine Church of Christ Bible study for all ages, 7 p.m., 159 Alfred Road, West Kennebunk. FMI, call 229-4174 or email info@smcc.org.

Wells Branch Baptist Church, 1342 Branch Road (Route 9A), Wells. Prayer meeting and youth group, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. FMI, call 985-7537 or 251- 3660.

St. Martha Church, Mass, 9 a.m., 30 Portland Road, Kennebunk. FMI, call 985-6252 or visit www.holyspirit.org.

Weekly craft circle, 7 to 9 p.m., The Hive, Main Street, Kennebunk. All are welcome. FMI, call Laura Knittweis at 468-1377 or email lknittweis@hotmail.com.

Biddeford Eagles No. 804 meeting, 7 p.m., 57 Birch St., Biddeford.

Christian Science Reading Room, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., 5 Heritage Lane, Kennebunk. FMI, call 985- 7689.

Thursday, April 30

Furry Tales Stories and Adventure Hour, 10 to 11 a.m., Animal Welfare Society, Holland Road, West Kennebunk. Preschoolers invited to discover the world of animals with stories, play time, crafts, songs, movement and animal time. The event is free to attend, though donations are appreciated. FMI, call 985-3244. ext. 109.

Men’s Basketball League: 6 to 8 p.m., Messiah Christian Church, Route 1, Wells. FMI or to sign up, call 985-9287.

Outta the Box thrift store, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Route 1, Kennebunk (across from Wallingford Hall). Spring Fling sale, 20 percent off all merchandise (except 50 percent color barb items) and a daily FB Secret Sale. Clothing, furniture, household, collectibles. Gently used donations accepted. FMI, call 604-5050.

Rotary Club meeting, 12:15 to 1:30 p.m., Duffy’s Tavern and Grill, 4 Main St., Kennebunk.

St. Martha Church, Mass, 9 a.m., 30 Portland Road, Kennebunk. FMI, call 985-6252 or visit www.holyspirit.org.

Alanon meeting, 7:30 to 9 p.m., Wells Congregational Church, Route 1, Wells. FMI, call 604-0020.

Weekly craft circle, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Kennebunk Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Ross Road, Kennebunk. All are welcome. FMI, call Laura Knittweis at 468-1377 or email lknittweis@hotmail.com.

Cargo Shop, 2 to 4 p.m., Church on the Cape, Langsford Road (next to Atlantic Hall), Cape Porpoise. Open Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays (10 a.m. to noon) through December.

St. David’s Budget Box Consignment Shop, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 2 Bragdon Lane, Kennebunk (next to Anchor Fence). Thrifty Thursday. All white tickets half price. Donations and consignments processed Monday morning. FMI, call 985-3544.

Friday, May 1

Law day presentation, noon to 2 p.m., Graves Library, 18 Maine St., Kennebunkport. Features Christian Barner, partner at Bergen and Parkinson. FMI, call 967-2778.

Outta the Box thrift store, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Route 1, Kennebunk (across from Wallingford Hall). Clothing, furniture, household, collectibles. Gently used donations accepted. FMI, call 604- 5050.

Story time, 10 a.m., Children’s Room, Graves Library, 18 Maine St., Kennebunkport. Year-round program includes fingerplays, songs and crafts. Designed for children 5 and younger, however, all ages welcome to attend. Parents, caregivers encouraged to participate. FMI, call 967-2778.

St. Martha Church, Mass, 9 a.m., 30 Portland Road, Kennebunk. FMI, call 985-6252 or visit www.holyspirit.org.

Cribbage club, 1 p.m., Graves Library, 18 Maine St. Kennebunkport. All ages and levels of play welcome. FMI, call 967-2778.

Christian Science Reading Room, noon to 3 p.m., 5 Heritage Lane, Kennebunk. FMI, call 985- 7689.

Worship service, 7 p.m., First Congregational Church, 141 North St., Kennebunkport. Quiet, candle-light service of meditation and reflection. First Friday of every month. FMI, call 967-3897.

Astronomical Society of Northern New England meeting, 7:30 p.m., The New School, 38 York St., Kennebunk. Guest speaker will be Ian Durham. Beginning astronomy classes begin at 6:45 p.m. FMI, visit asnne.org.

Parenting class, 10 to 11 a.m., Kennebunk Free Library, Main Street, Kennebunk. Led by Stevie Westmoreland. Parenting through friendship, community, wisdom, mindfulness and neuroscience. FMI, call 985-2511.

Saturday, May 2

Eighth annual 5K Run/Walk to End Homelessness and Hunger, 9 a.m., Mother’s Beach, Kennebunk Beach. Participants are asked to raise pledge money for YCSP homeless and hunger programs. To download registration forms or register online visit www.yorkcountyshelterprograms.org. Free T-shirt for the first 200 to register. Volunteers needed to help the day of the event. FMI, email Joan Sylvester at joans@ycspi.org or call 324-1137, ext. 105.

Spring rummage sale, 8 to 11 a.m., Christ Church, Dane St., Kennebunk. Donations of clean, gently used spring and summer clothing, books and household items will be accepted at the church, Monday, April 27 through Friday, May 1, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Electronics and appliances cannot be accepted. FMI, www.christchurchkennebunk.org, christchurch@gwi.net.

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