News Notes: October 24, 2021

Rolling Thunder is selling Wicked Whoopie Pies in Classic, Peanut butter and Pumpkin for $2 each, and 7 oz. containers of fudge from Maine Buck Nuts in Chocolate, Peanut butter and Chocolate Peanut butter for $8. Great for Halloween or any time your sweet tooth is acting up. All proceeds go to help local veterans. Stop by Wears Bonnie to purchase, or call 490-1858.

Waban has new openings in their Creative Kids Daycare for tots age 2.5-5. They offer a preschool and creative curriculum for typically developing children. A healthy lunch is included each day. Email connect@waban.org or call 490-6849 for more info.

This week’s Sanford Middle School newsletter had the rather alarming news that there are over 800 overdue books needing to be returned to the school library. Please look around your home for any books that may be stamped “Sanford Middle School” or “Sanford Junior High” and help get them back on the shelves.

The SMS pie fundraiser has been extended to October 28. Money and orders need to be turned in to the office by then. Pies may be picked up November 18 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Each grade level top-seller will receive a $25.00 gift certificate to a location of their choice, and there will also be at least one SMS staff member getting a pie in the face from a top-seller.

Sign your kids up now to play with the Sanford-Springvale Basketball Association this winter. You can register online at https://clubs.bluesombrero.com/sanfordspringvaleme or come to one of the in-person registration events on October 27 or November 17, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Nasson Gym. This is open to kids in grades K-12. Placements will be determined in December. Email jdavie@nassoncommunitycenter.com with any questions.

Canada’s open again! The Trafton Travelers wasted no time in booking a 5-day trip to Montreal and Quebec City for August 2022. Stop by the Trafton Center or call Robin at 457-0080 for more info.

Sanford Maine Stage is looking for people who would like to help with their Christmas show “Scrooge With A Twist.” They need people who can help backstage, putting on & taking off props, helping with costumes, make-up, selling concessions during intermission, etc. The show dates are December 4 and 11 at 7:00 p.m. and December 5 and 12 at 2:30 p.m. Performances will be held at The Nasson Little Theatre in Springvale. For more info, email marya.troopstair@gmail.com.

Join the Salvation Army of Sanford in bringing hope and help to those in our community this year, by purchasing a gift from their REGISTRY FOR GOOD through Walmart.com. Each year they assist about 100 families with making their Christmas a brighter, merrier one. The Angel Tree Registry is here.

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