Sanford Springvale News

Community Calendar: September 11-17, 2023

Compiled by Lisa Blanchette, Events Editor

Monday, Sept. 11

Baby Rhyme Time,10 am, Springvale Public Library, 443 Main St.

Kids Free to Grow-Nurturing Parenting-Infant, Toddler, & Preschoolers, 10-11:30 am, online

Sanford Food Pantry, 10:00 am-noon, 1204 Main St.

Springvale Park Date, 10 am, Sponsored by Pleasant Street Free Baptist Church, 10 Pleasant St., Springvale

A Family for ME live Q&A, support for foster care families, noon and 6 pm, online at

Lego Builders Club, 3:30-4:30 pm, Springvale Public Library, 443 Main St.

Sanford School Committee Meeting, 6-9 pm, Sanford City Hall, 919 Main St.

Tuesday, Sept. 12

Margaret Chase Smith School Picture Day

Municipal Operations & Property Subcommittee Meeting, 8:30-10 am, online. Agenda

Public Safety Subcommittee Meeting, 11 am-noon, online. Agenda

Free Lunch hosted by York County Shelter at Sunset Tower, noon-1 pm (entry at 11:45), 941 Main St.

Zoning Subcommittee, 1 pm, online. Agenda

Sanford Elks Bingo, doors open 4 pm, games start 6 pm, must be 18 years old with valid picture ID, 13 Elm St.

Cook the Book: The I Hate to Cook Book, 5:30 pm, Springvale Public Library, 443 Main St.

Matthew Meal, 5:30-6:30 pm, St. Thomas School, 69 North Ave.

Wednesday, Sept. 13

Land Bank Authority Meeting, 8:45-10 am, online

Kids Free to Grow-Nurturing Parenting, 9:30-11:00 am, online

Fire Station Feasibility Working Group Meeting, 11 am-noon, online

Make It/Take It Craft-Book Page Owls, 2-5 pm, Springvale Public Library, 443 Main St.

Friends of Downtown Sanford Meeting, 4:30-6 pm, Sanford Growth Council Office, 919 Main St.

Wednesday Night Bite/Free Community Meal, 6-7:00 pm, Curtis Lake Church, 38 Westview Dr.

Thursday, Sept. 14

Senior Food Distribution, 10 am, Crossroads United Methodist Church, 15 Grammar Rd.

Homeschool Meet-Up, 10-11 am, Springvale Public Library, 443 Main St.

Free Lunch hosted by York County Shelter at Sunset Tower, noon-1 pm (entry at 11:45), 941 Main St.

St. Thérèse of Lisieux Food Bank, noon-2 pm, no residency requirement. FMI contact Barbara Russell 603-970-0306, 25 Riverside Ave.

Career Center Job Fair @ Sanford Community Adult Education, 3-5pm, 668 Main St.

Free Community Meal, 5 pm, New Beginnings Christian Church, 181 Grammar Rd.

Golden Hour at McDougal Orchards, 4-6 pm, McDougal Orchards, 201 Hanson Ridge Rd., Springvale

Friday, Sept. 15

Friday Story Time, 10 am, Springvale Public Library, 443 Main St.

Salvation Army Produce Pantry, 10:00 am-noon, 871 Main St. Staple boxes (2nd & 4th Fridays only)

Saturday, Sept. 16

Sanford Farmers Market, 8 am-noon, Central Park, 920 Main St. (weekly May-October)

3rd Annual Heart, Peace, & Love 5K Walk, 9 am, Gowen Park Picnic Pavillion, William Oscar Emery Drive

Troup 327 Fall Shopping Bazaar & 5K Race to Get the Kids Outside, 9 am-2 pm, Gateway Park, 11 Riverside Ave.

The Corner Cupboard, 10 am-noon, Sanford Unitarian Universalist Church, 5 Lebanon St.

First Annual Sanford Recovery Rally, 2-5 pm, Gowen Park, William Oscar Emery Drive

Rotary Club of Sanford-Springvale Centennial Gala, 5-8 pm, Seacoast Regional Airport, 199 Airport Rd.

Sunday, Sept 17

Chamber Talk Radio Show (New Day, Location, and Time), 7am, 104.3 Seacoast Oldies

Coming Soon…

  • 9/18 Sanford Food Pantry
  • 9/18 Baby Rhyme Time
  • 9/18 A Matter of Balance
  • 9/18 Lego Builders Club
  • 9/19 CJL Picture Day
  • 9/19 Site Plan Review Committee Meeting
  • 9/19 Elks Bingo
  • 9/19 City Council Meeting
  • 9/19 Free Lunch @ Sunset Tower
  • 9/20 A Matter of Balance
  • 9/20 Kids Free to Grow-Nurturing Parenting
  • 9/20 Planning Board Meeting
  • 9/21 Free Lunch at Sunset Tower
  • 9/21 Golden Hour at McDougal’s Orchard
  • 9/21 Career Center Job Fair at Sanford Community Adult Education
  • 9/22 Waypoint Maine’s 12 Annual Golf Tournament
  • 9/22 Salvation Army Staple Box Distribution
  • 9/22 Friday Storytime at Springvale Public Library
  • 9/22 YMCA Family Paint Night
  • 9/23 Farmers’ Market
  • 9/23 Baby Blessings at St. George’s Episcopal Church
  • 9/23 York County Shelter Program-Shaker Hill Apple Festival
  • 9/23 Sanford Brew Fest
  • 9/24 Chamber Talk Radio Show
  • 9/24 York County Shelter Program-Shaker Hill Apple Festival

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

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