Calendar/Events

Browse the community calendar below for a listing of coalition member events. Use the ‘Categories’ drop down menu to select an area of interest and the ‘Agenda’ drop down menu to select how you wish to view the calendar. You may also post an event or provide a feed from your organization’s calendar by selecting from the green menus below at right (your submission will be reviewed for suitability).

Ongoing Events

  • Nasson Bike Center is looking for volunteers! The Nasson Bike Center is a resource for local youth looking for a bike, fix a bike, needing some community service time, or wanting to learn some mechanical and problem solving skills. We are looking for volunteers to mentor our kids as they rebuild bikes making them safe and reliable. We are open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday afternoons from 2 to 5:00 year round. There is no requirement that the volunteer participate a certain number of hours. It is helpful that they participate on a regular schedule. Read more.
  • York County Community Action Corporation Early Headstart and Headstart. We currently have openings in our pre-school classrooms! In the following towns: Biddeford, Kittery, North Berwick, OOB , Saco and Sanford. FMI.
  • Wellness at Walmart:  Daily @ 6:00 am – 8:00 am; Partners for Healthier Communities, Let’s Go!, Sanford YMCA, and Walmart have partnered to offer a space for the public to walk 7 days a week from 6:00 to 8:00 AM. All are welcome to join!  Contact:  Betsy Kelly. 
  • Families READ is an adult education program that strives to enable each adult to reach their academic, career, and parenting goals, while simultaneously offering a quality early childhood literacy program that assists parents in preparing their child for school. Contact:  Jeanne MacDonald.

 

September – October 2017

Sep
20
Wed
Drug Free Communities Meeting @ WSSR-TV Room/SRTC
Sep 20 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

The Drug Free Communities (DFC) initiative is a community-wide effort of youth, parents, business leaders, schools, police officers, faith communities, health care providers, and others to decrease alcohol, marijuana and prescription drug use among Greater Sanford’s youth and adults.

Contact: Nichole Ivey.

 

 

Sep
21
Thu
Living Well for Better Health workshops @ York County Community Action
Sep 21 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

 Workshops meet once a week for 6 weeks.
Thursdays Aug 31 through Oct 6; 9:30 am -12:00 pm
Workshops are FREE with an option to buy or borrow materials.

Preregistration is required for Living Well for Better Health. Please call or email Nicole for more information: 207-396-6513 or email npetit@smaaa.org.

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Partners for Hunger-Free York County @ Anderson Learning; Nasson Heritage Rm.
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

If you have been looking for a way to get more involved in your community, help children and seniors, or help fight hunger and malnutrition our subgroups could be for you.

Subgroups allow individuals, agencies, and corporations to be involved in their communities in a special way. You can focus your energy and ideas on a specific topic that you are passionate about. The schedules are set by the members of the subgroups allowing for maximum convenience.

Some of our subgroups include:
* Children’s Initiatives
* Senior Initiatives
* Policy and advocacy
* Community food projects (gardens and pantries)
* Fundraising and grant writing
* Data group both (external and internal – developing measures)
* External communications
* Volunteer engagement and recruitment

Come join us at our Monthly Partners Meeting on May 18th at 10 am in the Nasson Heritage room, basement level in the Anderson Learning Center, 21 Bradeen Street, Springvale, ME. or email me at Info@hungerfreeyorkcounty.org if you can’t make it to our meeting, but want more information.

We hold monthly meetings that are open to the public on the third Thursday of every month at 21 Bradeen St. in Springvale at 10 am.

Sep
23
Sat
Power of Produce (PoP) Club @ The Sanford Farmer's Market
Sep 23 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

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The PoP Club is a FREE farmers’ market incentive program

for children in grades K-8

that is being piloted this summer at the Sanford Farmers’ Market on Saturdays! Each week, children who register at the PoP Club booth will receive a $2 token to spend on fresh fruits and vegetables at the market. Farmers’ markets across the nation have implemented this program and found that it helps kids eat more vegetables! Free nutrition information, recipes, samples and activities will also be provided throughout the summer. The program is funded by generous local business and community donors.

Do you want to empower your kids to make healthful food choices? If so, bring your kids to the Sanford Farmer’s Market on Saturdays through October!

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Sep
25
Mon
Sanford Strong Coaliton has merged with Allied Public Health Group @ SMHC Sanford Campus, 1st floor conference room
Sep 25 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

The Sanford Strong Coalition has officially merged

with the Allied Public Health group!

We will continue to meet monthly at Southern Maine Health Care, Sanford Campus in the conference room on the first floor, the 4th Monday of the month from 12-2.

This month’s meeting will be June 26th.  You are welcome to bring your lunch or to purchase lunch in the hospital cafeteria!

We look forward to seeing you there!  Please contact Nichole Ivey with any questions.

Sep
28
Thu
Living Well for Better Health workshops @ York County Community Action
Sep 28 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

 Workshops meet once a week for 6 weeks.
Thursdays Aug 31 through Oct 6; 9:30 am -12:00 pm
Workshops are FREE with an option to buy or borrow materials.

Preregistration is required for Living Well for Better Health. Please call or email Nicole for more information: 207-396-6513 or email npetit@smaaa.org.

1-Living Well York Co CAC (1)

Sep
30
Sat
Power of Produce (PoP) Club @ The Sanford Farmer's Market
Sep 30 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

photo

The PoP Club is a FREE farmers’ market incentive program

for children in grades K-8

that is being piloted this summer at the Sanford Farmers’ Market on Saturdays! Each week, children who register at the PoP Club booth will receive a $2 token to spend on fresh fruits and vegetables at the market. Farmers’ markets across the nation have implemented this program and found that it helps kids eat more vegetables! Free nutrition information, recipes, samples and activities will also be provided throughout the summer. The program is funded by generous local business and community donors.

Do you want to empower your kids to make healthful food choices? If so, bring your kids to the Sanford Farmer’s Market on Saturdays through October!

PoP-Volunteer-Description

Touch-A-Truck @ Sanford Seacoast Regional Airport
Sep 30 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Climb aboard!

Kids of all ages will have the opportunity to sit, play, and explore in their favorite vehicles! From police cars to fire trucks, diggers to dump trucks, we will have something for everyone!

Admission is free, but donations will be accepted.

All proceeds benefit the Sanford Police Cadet Program.

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Oct
5
Thu
Living Well for Better Health workshops @ York County Community Action
Oct 5 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

 Workshops meet once a week for 6 weeks.
Thursdays Aug 31 through Oct 6; 9:30 am -12:00 pm
Workshops are FREE with an option to buy or borrow materials.

Preregistration is required for Living Well for Better Health. Please call or email Nicole for more information: 207-396-6513 or email npetit@smaaa.org.

1-Living Well York Co CAC (1)

Oct
7
Sat
Power of Produce (PoP) Club @ The Sanford Farmer's Market
Oct 7 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

photo

The PoP Club is a FREE farmers’ market incentive program

for children in grades K-8

that is being piloted this summer at the Sanford Farmers’ Market on Saturdays! Each week, children who register at the PoP Club booth will receive a $2 token to spend on fresh fruits and vegetables at the market. Farmers’ markets across the nation have implemented this program and found that it helps kids eat more vegetables! Free nutrition information, recipes, samples and activities will also be provided throughout the summer. The program is funded by generous local business and community donors.

Do you want to empower your kids to make healthful food choices? If so, bring your kids to the Sanford Farmer’s Market on Saturdays through October!

PoP-Volunteer-Description