Community Calendar: August 29 – September 4, 2022

Monday, August 29

First Day of School for grades 1-9 and all SRTC students; Pre-K screening

Tuesday, August 30

First Day of School for grades 10-12

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.

Red Cross Blood Drive, noon – 5:00 p.m., Nasson Community Center, 457 Main St.

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 Goal Setting Workshop, 5:00 p.m., Above and Beyond Catering, 49 Shaw’s Ridge Rd. This meeting is open to the public but is not a public meeting and will not be accessible via Zoom.

Wednesday, August 31

First Day of School for Kindergarten

Friday, September 2

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

Saturday, September 3

Sanford Farmers’ Market, 8:00 a.m. – noon, Central Park, 920 Main St.

Rolling Thunder Yard Sale, 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Wears Bonnie, 48 Winter 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.

20th Annual Randall’s Run/Walk for the Gym 5K, 8:30 a.m., Nasson Community Center, 457 Main St. Race starts at Nasson Common near Library, up Main St to Heidi St, turns around and returns to Nasson Community Center. Free Fun Run for ages 9 & under is in the parking lot. Race proceeds go to replace theater floor and for new bleachers. Register online before September 2 for $5 discount. In person / day of registration begins at 7:00 a.m. For more info call 207-459-8376 or email

Free Community Plant Exchange, 9:00 a.m. – noon, Sanford Elks Lodge, 13 Elm St. Plant drop off is from 9-10:30 AM. The exchange starts at 10:30 with first arrivals having the first choice. Bring your extra plant divisions, perennials, seeds, cuttings, and house plants. Exotic invasive plants in the State of Maine will not be accepted. For more information call Bridget at 267-261-2122. Rain date is September 10.

Up to No Good: Bad Blood – Super Nova Wrestling, 7:15 p.m., Sanford-Springvale VFW Post 9935, 1 Hutchinson St. Doors open at 6:30. Tickets $10, kids 5 and under free.

And coming soon…

  • 9/5: Maine Attraction Water Ski Show at Number One Pond
  • 9/6: First Day of School for Pre-K
  • 9/8: Senior Food Mobile at Crossroads United Methodist Church
  • 9/9: Senior Cycling with Northeast Passage at YMCA
  • 9/9: Music on the Patio with Gus & Mary at Springvale Library
  • 9/9: Night for a Cause in support of MCCP at Sanford Elks Lodge
  • 9/9 & 9/10: Nasson Youth Theater Wizard of Oz auditions at Nasson Little Theatre

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