Community Calendar: May 2-8, 2022

Monday, May 2

Charter Review Committee, 10:15 a.m., City Hall Council Chambers and via Zoom. The agenda includes public comments received since the last meeting, discussion of Article VI of the City Charter, and, if time permits, Articles VIII-XV.

Red Cross Blood Drive, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Nasson Community Center, 457 Main St.

Tuesday, May 3

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 public hearings on the proposed Parking Ticket Enforcement ordinance, Midtown Mall Development District and Midtown Mall Maintenance Assessment; action on the municipal budget for fiscal year 2022-23; discussion of the Council’s remote meeting policy; and other items.

National Technical Honor Society Induction, 6:00 p.m., Sanford Regional Technical Center, 100 Alumni Blvd.

Wednesday, May 4

York County Regional Virtual Hiring Event, 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., co-hosted by the Sanford-Springvale Chamber of Commerce and the York County Career Center. Job seekers may register here.

York County Commissioners, 4:30 p.m., York County Government Building, 149 Jordan Springs Rd., Alfred, and via Zoom. The agenda includes a report on the audit of last year’s county budget, the forfeiture request by the Sheriff’s office, ARPA federal expenditure report, and other items.

Thursday, May 5

Grade 5-6 Spring Band and Chorus Concert, 7:00 p.m., Sanford Performing Arts Center, 100 Alumni Blvd.

Friday, May 6

Spaghetti Dinner, 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., New Beginnings Christian Church, 181 Grammar Rd. Fundraiser for the Center for Grieving Children. $8 per plate includes spaghetti, salad, bread, drink and dessert. Kids 6 and under eat free. Eat in or take out.

Saturday, May 7

8th Annual Stepping Out for Seniors, 8:00 a.m., beginning at the Trafton Center, 19 Elm St. This walk helps support the vital programming of the Trafton Center. It will be a fun day with music, food and raffle prizes. T-Shirts for the first 50 people to register. For more information, call the Trafton Center at (207) 457-0080.

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

Fifty Cent Clothing Sale, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., St. George’s Episcopal Church Parish Hall, 3 Emerson St. Warm weather clothing only, fifty cents per item.

Celebration of the Life of Stephen Eastman, 10:00 a.m. to noon, Sanford-Springvale Historical Museum, 505 Main St. All are welcome.

22nd Annual Jazz Tappin’ Academy Gotta Dance! 3:00 and 7:00 p.m., Sanford Performing Arts Center, 100 Alumni Blvd.

Sunday, May 8

Mother’s Day Breakfast, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Sanford Elks Lodge, 13 Elm St. Mothers eat free, kids 12 and under eat free, all others $6. Menu includes scrambled eggs, home fries, bacon, sausage, corned beef hash, pancakes, muffins and coffee. Open to the public.

And coming soon…

  • 5/9: May Plant Sale at SRTC
  • 5/10: A Journey through AWS: From Arrival Through Adoption, with Norman the Guinea Pig at Goodall Library
  • 5/10: So You Think You Know Maine with Tim Caverly at Goodall Library
  • 5/10: SHS Spring Band Concert at SPAC
  • 5/11: Nasson Novelties: an Open Stage at Nasson Little Theatre
  • 5/13: Community Event with Tropical Caribbean at Harry’s
  • 5/14: Color Fun Run for all Sanford kids in Pre-K to Grade 8 at Carl J. Lamb School
  • 5/14: SHS Prom at Rivermill at Dover Landing (NH)
  • 5/15: Honor in Stone Fundraiser at Southern Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery

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