Community Calendar: November 15-21, 2021

Monday, November 15

School Committee, 6:00 p.m., City Hall Council Chambers and via Zoom. The agenda includes a presentation on Upward Bound, recognition of School Nurses, and an update from Athletic Director Gordie Salls, among other items.

Sanford High School Sports Awards Presentations, 6:00 p.m. Boys and girls soccer awards will be presented in the Sanford Performing Arts Center. Cheering and football awards will be presented in the Competition Gym. Parents welcome, masks must be worn.

Tuesday, November 16

Site Plan Review Committee, 9:00 a.m. via Zoom. The agenda includes a proposal by Pine Tree Waste for expansion of its operations on Clear Zone Rd., and an update on the Mousam Promenade.

Municipal Operations and Property Subcommittee, 9:30 a.m. via Zoom. The agenda includes a capital improvement project at the Sanford Seacoast Regional Airport, a report on research into sidewalk snow clearing and treatment for icy conditions downtown, and discussion of dumpster licensing, among other items.

Public Safety Subcommittee, 11:00 a.m. via Zoom. The agenda includes Police Department updates and introduction of new officers, and Covid-19 update.

Economic Development Subcommittee, 1:00 p.m. via Zoom. The agenda includes consideration of a CDBG fa├žade grant, consideration of a Downtown Special Assessment District, and review of downtown economic development priorities.

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.

SHS Sports Awards Presentations, 6:00 p.m. Golf and cross country awards will be presented in the SPAC. Volleyball and field hockey awards will be presented in the Competition Gym. Parents welcome, masks must be worn.

Wednesday, November 17

Land Bank Authority, 8:45 a.m. via Zoom. The agenda includes discussion of Land Bank properties and process, property maintenance and housing concerns, and middle neighborhood value index.

Senior Luncheon, noon, First Baptist Church of Springvale, 429 Main St. Sponsored by Southern Maine Agency on Aging. Open to Maine residents age 60 and over. Suggested donation $8. Reservations required, call 324-5181.

York County Commissioners, 4:30 p.m., 149 Jordan Springs Rd., Alfred, and via Zoom. The agenda includes approval of new hires for Emergency Management and the Sheriff’s Department, discussion of the Covid vaccine mandate, and other items.

SSBA Basketball Registration, 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Nasson Community Center Gym, 457 Main St. You can also register online. Email jdavie@nassoncommunitycenter.com for more info.

Dr. Chuck Radis, author of Go By Boat: Stories of a Maine Island Doctor, 6:00 p.m., Springvale Library, 443 Main St. True tales of his medical practice on the islands of Casco Bay.

Planning Board, 6:30 p.m. via Zoom. The agenda includes a proposal by Pine Tree Waste for expansion of its operations on Clear Zone Rd., an update on the Mousam Promenade, and Design Review Committee appointments, among other items.

Thursday, November 18

National Honor Society Induction Ceremony, 5:45 p.m., Sanford Performing Arts Center, 100 Alumni Dr.

Saturday, November 20

Sanford Farmer’s Thanksgiving Market, 8:00 a.m. to noon, Central Park, 920 Main St. This is the last market of the season.

Annual 5k/10k Turkey Trot/Dog Jog. Register at the Memorial Gym beginning at 8:15 a.m., race starts in front of Sanford Middle School at 9:00. More information here.

Annual Christmas Fair, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., First Baptist Church of Springvale, 429 Main St. Food, wreaths, crafts, cookies and more!

Corner Cupboard, 10:00 a.m. to noon, Sanford Unitarian Universalist Church, 5 Lebanon St. A non-food essential items pantry. All are welcome, please wear a mask and bring your own bag.

Child Safety Seat Inspection & Distribution Event, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Sanford-Springvale YMCA, 1 Emile Levasseur Dr. Certified Child Safety Seat Technicians will make sure seats are properly installed, compatible with your vehicle, and appropriate for your child. Anyone who has a child safety seat is welcome to attend. Bring your vehicle, safety seat, and child. No appointment necessary. If you are unable to attend the event, call the Sanford Police Department to schedule an appointment. FMI or to learn about the free seat distribution program, call Det. Colleen Adams at 207-324-9170 ext 226.

Tapestry: The Carole King Songbook, 7:00 p.m., Sanford Performing Arts Center, 100 Alumni Dr. Tickets $28-$42. Visit https://sanfordpac.org/tapestry/ for more information and to purchase tickets.

Sunday, November 21

Thanksgiving Bake Sale, noon – 2:00 p.m., New Beginnings Christian Church, 181 Grammar Rd. Pumpkin pie, blueberry pie and other holiday goodies will be available.

York County 4-H Annual Fall Fest, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m., 951 Limerick Rd., Arundel. Youth ages 5 to 18 who are interested in learning more about 4-H, and adults interested in volunteering are encouraged to attend. Activities include arts and crafts, button making, rope making, corn hole and more! Attendees are encouraged to bring a gently used item to include in the penny raffle. Proceeds go towards youth scholarships and 4-H trips to Washington DC. Items will be raffled at 2:30pm. You must be present to win. All attendees are asked to wear a mask. For more information, please contact  Erin McDonald at 324-2814 or email erin.mcdonald1@maine.edu.