Community Calendar: June 27 – July 4, 2022

Monday, June 27

Red Cross Blood Drive, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., City Hall, 919 Main St.

Tuesday, June 28

Manufacturing and Construction Hiring Event, 3:30 – 5:30 p.m., York County Career Center, 8 Bodwell Ct., Springvale. Opportunities are available for experienced and entry-level employees. For more info, contact Marcella Spruce at

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.

Axe Women Loggers of Maine, 6:30 p.m., Holdsworth Park, 278 Main St. Bring chairs or a blanket to sit on. Swimming area closed to the public. $10 per car for parking.

Thursday, June 30

Therapy Dog Story Time, 11:00 a.m., Goodall Library, 952 Main St. Pre-K outdoor story time with special guests, a certified Therapy Dog and handler.

Staffing Agency Job Fair, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m., York County Career Center, 9 Bodwell Ct., Springvale.

Free Community Food Distribution, 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.

Friday, July 1

Music on the Patio with John Rachkoskie, noon, Springvale Library, 443 Main St. Free.

Saturday, July 2

Garden Tour, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. An in-person garden tour of the Sanford region to benefit the Southern Maine Health Care Spiritual Care Program. See this story for all the details.

Sunday, July 3

Block Party at Number One Pond, food and other vendors open at 4:00 p.m. Live music of the ’80s and ’90s by Fireball at 7:30, with fireworks to follow at dusk (9:00-ish). Sponsored by Sanford Parks & Recreation. If rain is expected, this event will be held Saturday, July 2.

Monday, July 4

Independence Day Parade, 10:00 a.m., Main St. beginning at Malcom Ave. and ending at Gowen Park.

And coming soon…

  • 7/7: Senior Food Mobile at Crossroads United Methodist Church
  • 7/7: Lighthouses of New England program at Goodall Library
  • 7/7: Maine Attraction Water Ski Show
  • 7/8: First Baptist Church of Springvale Annual Yard Sale
  • 7/8 & 7/9: Music on the Patio with Down Two Earth Duo at Springvale Library
  • 7/9: Sanford ATV Club Poker Run
  • 7/9: Saturday Night Improv at Nasson Little Theatre

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

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