Community Calendar: August 1-7, 2022
Tuesday, August 2
Senior Tech Workshop, 10:00 a.m. – noon, Goodall Library, 952 Main St. No stress, slow paced classes for ages 55+. Topics includes Intro to the Computer, Using Web-based Email, saving and organizing files, exploring the Internet and Social Media / Web Safety. Space is limited, so preregistration is appreciated. Call 207-324-4714.
Bingo, Sanford Elks Lodge, 13 Elm St. Doors open at 4:00 p.m. and games start at 6:00. Must be 18 to play.
City Council, 6:00 p.m., City Hall Council Chambers, 919 Main St. The agenda includes a public hearing on whether to put a $1 million bond to demolish the International Woolen Mill boiler house to referendum vote in November; a public hearing on the proposed Midtown Mall Maintenance Assessment; presentation and discussion on amending the command structure of the Police Department; further discussion of proposed Charter amendments; discussion on changing the open hours of City Hall from five days a week to four; and other items.
Wednesday, August 3
York County Commissioners, 4:30 p.m., York County Government Building, 149 Jordan Springs Rd., Alfred. The agenda includes recognition of State Rep. Matt Harrington and EMA Mitigation and Finance Manager Laurie Ewing; discussion of Pre-Trial services and consideration of contract; review and discussion of law enforcement services with the town of Parsonsfield; review and discussion of the engineering and architectural contracts for the proposed new Regional Training and Recovery facilities; and other items.
Planning Board Work Session, 6:30 p.m., City Hall Council Chambers, 919 Main St. The agenda includes review and discussion of the proposed new Zoning Amendment related to Mineral Extraction.
Thursday, August 4
Turtle Time with Raspberry, 11:00 a.m., Goodall Library, 952 Main St. In this program by the Seacoast Science Center, meet Raspberry, a three-toed box turtle, and learn all about turtles. Space is limited, sign up required. Call 207-324-4714.
Staffing Agency Job Fair, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m., York County Career Center, 9 Bodwell Ct. Meet with a recruiter and find the right fit for you.
Free Community Food Distribution by the Sanford Backpack Program, 3:30 – 5:30 p.m., Willard School and Main St. entrance to Sanford High School. Produce and other items as available. Open to all.
Sanford Christian Academy Open House, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m., 47 High St. Prospective students, new students, and returning students can check out the new classrooms, talk to new teachers, and begin anticipating everything that the year will have to offer! A uniform swap will also be available for all students who need new sizes.
Friday, August 5
Music on the Patio with Tom Osborne “The Singing Plumber,” noon – 1:00 p.m., Springvale Library.
Saturday, August 6
Community Yoga with the YMCA Yoga Team, 7:30 – 8:30 a.m., The Runaway at Pilot’s Cove, 199 Airport Rd. Free drop-in class, bring your own mat or call 207-324-4942 and they will provide one for you. Donations of food or money to benefit the Food Pantry at the Trafton Center are welcome.
Sanford Farmers’ Market, 8:00 a.m. – noon, Central Park, 920 Main St.
Goodwin House Open for Tours, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., 503 Main St. Visit this historic architectural gem in the heart of Springvale village.
St. Thérèse of Lisieux Parish Picnic, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m., Holdsworth Park, 278 Main St.
Annual Lobster Bake, 6:00 p.m., First Baptist Church of Springvale, 429 Main St. Choice of lobster, steak or barbecued chicken, or kid’s meal of hotdog or hamburger. Sign up online at https://rsvp.church/r/5ZM3gxpX, or email email@example.com or call 207-324-4918 and leave a message if no answer.
Super Nova Wrestling Presents “There Goes Da Neighborhood,” 7:00 p.m., VFW Post 9935, 1 Hutchinson St. $10 admission for age 6+, kids 5 and under free. Doors open at 6:00.
And coming soon…
- 8/8: Turtle Stuffed Animal Workshop at Goodall Library
- 8/8: Maine Attraction Adaptive Clinic
- 8/9: National Night Out at Central Park
- 8/9: Matthew Meal at St. Ignatius Hall
- 8/9: Shipwrecks of Maine at Goodall Library
- 8/11: Senior Food Mobile at Crossroads United Methodist Church
- 8/12: Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament at Province Lake
- 8/12: Senior Cycling at the YMCA
- 8/12: Music on the Patio with Zac Stearn at Springvale Library
- 8/12: Cedar Mountain Bluegrass Band at Sanford-Springvale Historical Museum
- 8/13: Maine Senior Games – Buoy Toss at the YMCA
- 8/13: Volunteer Work Day at Sanford Community Forest
- 8/13: Ocean of Possibilities Ending Celebration at Holdsworth Park
- 8/13: Back(pack) to School at Pleasant St. Free Baptist Church
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