Community Calendar: June 20-26, 2022

Monday, June 20

Juneteenth Holiday observed. All City offices and both libraries will be closed. Trash pickup will be done as usual. The YCCAC transportation office will be closed, but buses will run on schedule.

Tuesday, June 21

The transfer station will be closed.

Oceans of Possibilities Activity Stations, 11:00 a.m., Goodall Library, 952 Main St. For ages 4-10, presented by the Seacoast Science Center. This kickoff to the Library’s Summer Reading Program includes live animal touch bins, seaweed sensory bin, save-a-seal vet play and craft/activity table. No sign up required.

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., 3rd Floor, and via Zoom. The agenda includes the swearing-in of new Councilor Mike Termath, introduction of new Growth Council Director Keith McBride, recognition of John Tuttle for his lifetime of service to the community, consideration of a request to fly the rainbow flag at City Hall for the last week of June in recognition of Pride Month, and several other items.

Thursday, June 23

Free Community Food Distribution, 3:30 – 5:30 p.m., at two locations: Willard School and Main St. entrance to Sanford High School. Open to all.

Charity Bowling Tournament, 6:00-10:00 p.m., Smitty’s GameLAB, 1327 Main St. All entry and raffle proceeds will go to support Waban Projects. Eight teams of 4 will battle for trophies, prizes and bragging rights. There will be raffles from local businesses, music, and heaps of good time.

Friday, June 24

11th Annual Chip in Fore Charity Golf Tournament, 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Sanford Country Club, 588 Country Club Rd. Sanford’s Kiwanis and Rotary Clubs are joining forces for this great event.

Menopause The Musical, 7:00 p.m., Sanford Performing Arts Center, 100 Alumni Blvd. The national tour of this hilarious show comes to SPAC for one night only. Menopause The Musical was created as a celebration of women who find themselves at any stage of “The Change.” The laughter-filled 90-minute production gets audience members out of their seats and singing along to parodies from classic pop songs of the ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80s. Purchase tickets here.

Saturday, June 25

Springvale Fish & Game Yard Sale, 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Fish & Game Clubhouse, 449 Country Club Rd. All proceeds benefit the Club’s building fund. Rain date is 6/26.

Baby Blessings, 10:00 a.m. – noon, St. George’s Episocopal Church, 3 Emerson St. The fourth Saturday of every month, the Church offers free emergency assistance to parents who need help obtaining baby necessities. Diapers, wipes, and occasional other items may be available. Proof of residence or income NOT required.

Springvale Community Cookout, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Pleasant St. Free Baptist Church, 10 Pleasant St., Springvale. Includes a free dinner, two bounce houses, popcorn, snow cones, games to play, and a chance to connect with your neighbors.

Bean Supper, 5:00 – 6:30 p.m., Crossroads United Methodist Church, 15 Grammar Rd. Adults $10, children 3-12 $3, under 3 free. Includes two kinds of beans, American chop suey, cole slaw, mac & cheese, ham, hot dogs, brown bread, ice cream and brownies.

And coming soon…

  • 6/28: SHS & SMS student sports physicals
  • 7/1: Music on the patio with John Rachkoski at Springvale Library
  • 7/2: Garden Tour to benefit Southern Maine Health Care’s spiritual care program
  • 7/3: Independence Day Celebration at Number One Pond w/music, water ski show & fireworks
  • 7/4: Independence Day Parade