Community Calendar: August 22-28, 2022

Monday, August 22

5th Grade Camp, Sanford Middle School, 52 Spartan Dr.

Tuesday, August 23

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.

Sanford High School Freshmen Tour, 1:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m., 100 Alumni Blvd.

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.

Wednesday, August 24

Home and Health Care Job Fair, 3:00 – 5:30 p.m., York County Career Center, 9 Bodwell Ct.

Friends of Downtown Biweekly Meeting, 4:30 p.m., Central Park, 920 Main St.

SMS Open House, 52 Spartan Dr. Grade 5 from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m., Grades 6-8 from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Stuff the Bus Free Backpack Distribution, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m., driveway at Willard School, 668 Main St. While supplies last. Please bring an index card with the child’s name and grade written clearly on it. Children must be present to choose their own backpack. Station A will be grades K thru 3, Station B will be grades 4 thru 12.

Thursday, August 25

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.

Elementary School Open Houses, 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. at Margaret Chase Smith School, Sanford Pride Elementary and Carl J. Lamb School.

Friday, August 26

Music on the Patio with Jimmy Mac, noon – 1:00 p.m., Springvale Library, 443 Main St.

National Dog Day Celebration, noon – 4:00 p.m., Mikini, 1298 Main St. There will be food, a raffle, contests, and best of all, DOGS! Bring your canine companion and enjoy a refreshment and participate in fun contests.

We Are Spartans: SHS Marching Band Preview & Celebration, 7:00 p.m., Cobb Stadium, 678 Main St. The Sanford High School Marching Band invites friends, family, and alumni to Cobb Stadium for a preview of their 2022 production, “We Are Spartans.” Join them for music, celebration, and food at Cobb Stadium (behind Sanford Pride Elementary School).

Music Videos Live: Musicals Edition, 7:00 p.m., Nasson Little Theatre, 457 Main St. Join Nasson Youth Theater as they bring your favorite songs to life on stage! Adults $10, seniors and students $8. Get your tickets at https://nassonevents.ticketleap.com/.

Saturday, August 27

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.

Baby Blessings, 10:00 a.m. – noon, St. George’s Episcopal Church, 3 Emerson St.

Bus Trip to Boston Red Sox Game with Sanford Recreation, leaves from SMS at 12:30 p.m. for 4:10 p.m. game. $100 includes bus and ticket. See the Sox beat the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. Plenty of seats still available, register here.

Casting With Cops, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m., Number One Pond near the dock. The Sanford Police Department invite children under 16 to join Officer Raymond and other Sanford officers for two hours of fishing fun. Rather than book ’em, they’ll hook ’em! Worms and bottled water to stay hydrated will be provided, and they will have a few extra poles for those who don’t have one. They ask children 12 and under to be accompanied by an adult. Whoever reels in the biggest fish will leave with a new fishing pole. Come join them for a couple hours of fun, and a chance to fish with Sanford’s finest anglers. For more information contact Officer Raymond by email at apraymond@sanfordmaine.org.

Music Videos Live: Musicals Edition, 7:00 p.m., Nasson Little Theatre, 457 Main St. Join Nasson Youth Theater as they bring your favorite songs to life on stage! Adults $10, seniors and students $8. Get your tickets at https://nassonevents.ticketleap.com/.

Sunday, August 28

Music Videos Live: Musicals Edition, 2:00 p.m., Nasson Little Theatre, 457 Main St. Join Nasson Youth Theater as they bring your favorite songs to life on stage! Adults $10, seniors and students $8. Get your tickets at https://nassonevents.ticketleap.com/.

And coming soon…

  • 8/29: First Day of School grades 1-9 & SRTC
  • 8/29: Pre-K screening
  • 8/30: First Day of School grades 10-12
  • 8/30: Senior Tech Workshop at Goodall Library
  • 8/30: Red Cross Blood Drive at Nasson Community Center
  • 8/31: First Day of School Kindergarten
  • 9/2: Music on the Patio with Hailey Francoeur at Springvale Library
  • 9/3: Rolling Thunder Yard Sale at Wears Bonnie
  • 9/3: 20th Annual Randall’s Run/Walk for the Gym at Nasson Community Center
  • 9/3: Community Plant Exchange at Sanford Elks Lodge
  • 9/3: Super Nova Wrestling at VFW

Visit our Events Calendar for details on all these events and more.