October Rabies Clinics: Maine State Law requires all dogs and cats to be vaccinated against rabies. In Sanford, there are rabies clinics October 16 at Tractor Supply from 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.; and October 24 at Loyal Companion from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. The cost ranges from $30 to $49. Other vaccination/parasite control services are available. There will also be a FREE rabies clinic (donations encouraged) at the Town Hall in Lyman, which located at 11 S. Waterboro Rd., from 9:00 a.m. – noon on October 22. Sanford residents are welcome.
Caps for Care: Attention knitters! Want to keep busy and help an awesome cause? Caps for Care needs warm hats for cancer patients. Hats may be dropped off at the Trafton Center. A soft yarn and loosely fitting cap is recommended. Contact Patti Frohloff at 207-651-8158 or firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Dance the Night Away: Save the date for the return of the Harvest Dance to benefit York County Shelter Programs’ Thanksgiving Basket Program. The 13th Annual Harvest Dance will be held Friday, November 4 at the Sanford Elks Lodge, 13 Elm St., with music by DJ Gratitude. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased at the door or by calling YCSP staff members Scott Davis (207-502-0520), Stacy Irving (207-651-5538) or Bonnie Leslie (207-324-1137 x109). Bring a non-perishable food item to be eligible for drawings. There will also be door prizes and a 50/50 drawing. If you can’t attend but would like to donate non-perishable food items or grocery gift cards, contact Food Pantry Coordinator Mike Ouellette at 207-391-3125 or email@example.com.
Selfies with Scarecrows: Local businesses owners, it’s that time again! NOW is the time to sign your business up! Here’s the link to register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfV4r7-bbgq45dux3b2BUxf-xZRIVMxnxSl9Q_8iULvWzBl5Q/viewform. Sign up by 10/15 and have your scarecrow up on display by 10/21 and the Friends of Downtown will get busy sharing all the AWESOME pictures of the peeps taking #sanfordscarecrows selfies at your biz!
Library Corner: The Springvale Library’s October Newsletter is online now here: https://myemail.constantcontact.com/October-Newsletter.html?soid=1131023622992&aid=j13CV3tzG-E. Read about all the things they have going on this month, including Halloween story time, an author visit from Shawn Sullivan, Cook the Book, Sam’s Book Club and more.