Community Calendar: January 31-February 6

Monday, January 31

Online Auction, fundraiser for Center for Grieving Children Online Auction begins, link will be posted here. Through February 4.

Tuesday, February 1

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. via Zoom. The agenda includes acquisition of Springvale Nurseries properties for a future fire station; sale of tax acquired property at 3 Beaver Hill Rd. to Habitat for Humanity; and other items.

Wednesday, February 2

Roundtable Discussion on Sanford’s Arts Scene, and the possibility of creating a more formal arts alliance organization. 10:00 a.m. via Zoom. Open to Sanford/Springvale area artists and arts stakeholders. For the link to the meeting, please email Brett at

Red Cross Blood Drive, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., City Hall, 919 Main St. Power Red appointments still available at press time, please call 1-800-733-2767 if you can help.

School Committee Budget Workshop, 4:00 p.m., in person at City Hall Council Chambers, and livestreamed on WSSR-TV. The agenda includes discussion of Articles 6-11 of the school budget.

York County Commissioners, 4:30 p.m., in person at the York County Government Building, 149 Jordan Springs Rd., Alfred, and via Zoom. The agenda includes discussion of York Hospital Choose to Be Healthy and York Hospital Recovery Center requests for ARPA funds, and other items.

Book Club, 5:30 p.m., in person at Springvale Library and via Zoom. This is the inaugural meeting. The book to be discussed is The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett. Register here.

Thursday, February 3

Vaping Information Night for Parents, 6:30-7:30 p.m. via Zoom. Sponsored by Sanford Schools. Register here.

Friday, February 4

Virtual LOVE Gala to benefit Center for Grieving Children, 5:30 p.m. More info and register here.

Saturday, February 5

Crown Jewels Drag Night, 8:00 p.m., Nasson Little Theatre. $15 cover charge, cash bar and light concessions. More info here.

And coming soon:

  • 2/11 & 2/12 – Vagina Monologues at Nasson Little Theatre
  • 2/11 – Valentine’s Day Concert at Sanford-Springvale Historical Museum
  • 2/11 – 3rd Annual Hicks & Chicks Adult Prom at Sanford Elks Lodge
  • 2/12 – Broadway’s Next Hit Musical at SPAC
  • 2/13 – Mousam Lake Ice Fishing Derby (rescheduled)

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