Community Calendar: September 5-11, 2022

Monday, September 5

Maine Attraction Water Ski Show, 4:00 p.m., Number One Pond. Last show of the season!

Tuesday, September 6

First Day of School for Pre-K

Free Lunch Distribution, noon – 1:00 p.m. (and every Tuesday), parking lot of Roger’s Supa Dolla, 81 Cottage St.

Bingo, Sanford Elks Lodge, 13 Elm St. Doors open at 4:00 p.m. and games start at 6:00 every Tuesday. Must be 18 to play.

City Council, 6:00 p.m., City Hall Council Chambers, 919 Main St., and via Zoom. The agenda includes a presentation on the RAISE Grant; public hearing on proposed zoning amendments regarding front yard setback and private way standards in the urban zone; approval of proposed lease program for unmarked vehicles for the Police Department; ratification of the acquisition and disposal of a number of properties; acceptance of the Memorial Gym as returned to the care, custody and control of the City; and other items.

Wednesday, September 7

York County Commissioners, 4:30 p.m., York County Government Building, 149 Jordan Springs Rd., Alfred, and via Zoom. Agenda TBA.

Friends of Downtown, 4:30 p.m., Central Park, 920 Main St.

Free Drive-Thru Community Meal, 5:00 – 5:30 p.m. (and every Wednesday), Curtis Lake Church, 38 Westview Dr.

Planning Board Work Session, 6:30 p.m., City Hall Council Chambers, 919 Main St., and via Zoom. The agenda includes discussion of the proposed zoning amendments related to mineral extraction, and preliminary conversation about additional urban zone amendments.

Thursday, September 8

Senior Food Mobile, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m., Crossroads United Methodist Church, 15 Grammar Rd. For anyone over 60 years old in need of food assistance: produce for all, commodities for those who meet income eligibility requirements.

Free Lunch Distribution, noon – 1:00 p.m. (and every Thursday), parking lot of Roger’s Supa Dolla, 81 Cottage St.

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

Free Community Meal, 5:00 p.m. (and every Thursday), New Beginnings Christian Church, 181 Grammar Rd.

Friday, September 9

Sanford Senior Cycling, 10:00 a.m. – noon, Sanford-Springvale YMCA, 1 Emile Levasseur Dr. Join Northeast Passage for this active, casual and social ride. They have a variety of cycles, trikes and tandem bikes to suit all ability, skill and comfort levels. Their adaptive cycling experts will set you up on the cycle that works best for you. Bring a helmet if you have one. Registration required, sign up at the Y Welcome Desk or at the Trafton Center. Meet outside in the lower parking lot by the Mousam Trail.

Music on the Patio with Gus & Mary, noon – 1:00 p.m., Springvale Library.

Night for a Cause in support of Maine Children’s Cancer Program, 5:00 p.m., Sanford Elks Lodge, 13 Elm St. This 21+ fundraiser is open to the public, and features music by DJ Dick Fredette, raffle, pub food, live auction and more. Donation of $15 per person suggested. Email for more info.

Wizard of Oz Auditions, 6:00 and 7:00 p.m., Nasson Little Theatre, 457 Main St. NYT is off to see the Wizard! Auditions are in one hour increments, starting on the hour. If you arrive late, you will be asked to come back for the next hour. Please email to receive your required audition packet. They also need stage hands, set builders and help with all aspects of production. Target ages 8-18. Show dates are December 2, 3, 9, 10 and 11.

Saturday, September 10

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

Wizard of Oz Auditions, 9:00, 10:00 and 11:00 a.m. See Friday listing for details.

Goodwin House Open for Tours, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., 503 Main St. Visit this historic architectural gem in the heart of Springvale village.

And coming soon…

  • 9/12: School Committee meeting
  • 9/14: Free Puzzle Exchange at Goodall Library
  • 9/15: Southern Maine Garden Club meeting at Springvale Library
  • 9/15: SRTC Open House
  • 9/17: 2nd Annual Heart, Peace and Love for Kids 5K Walk
  • 9/17: Troop 327 Fall Shopping Bazaar at Gateway Park
  • 9/17: Sanford Police Association 2022 Celebrity Softball Classic at Goodall Park

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

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