Home Repair Programme
The Department of Community Development, Family and Humanitarian Affairs makes known that registration for the Home Repair Programme for elderly and physically challenged persons is opened. Interested persons are encouraged to register at any of the following Community Help Desks: St. Peters, Cole Bay, Dutch Quarter and Hope Estate. For more information, contact the Department at 542-1122 or 542-9925.
International Spay Month female pet sterilization campaign offered by the St. Maarten Animal Welfare Foundation. US$25 certificates for Dutch Side residents. Tel 520-8887.
Yoga studio Joga located in Cole Bay offers free classes (Meditation 11:15am to 12:00pm) and Community Yoga 5:00 to 6:15pm) on Sundays. Joga is located at 16 Welfare Drive in Cole Bay. In the building behind First Caribbean Bank, above UPS on the lagoon front.
The Extra Mile N.V. is offering free classes in GED, CXC, Quickbooks pro and Ms. Office. The course is really for prospective students who cannot afford to pay for their education. For more information call 54-21192 or 554-7058. Website: theextramilenv.weebly.com
Grace International Baptist Church invites you to attend its Sunday Morning Worship Service from 10:30am to 12:00pm at Philipsburg Jubilee Library. Contact 586-2738/554-9590 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Beyond Kultura Events Foundation is searching for serious project managers to volunteer on projects. Call 5271223 for more info.
Old License Plates
Donate old license plates to the St. Maarten Animal Welfare Foundation and help help the animals on the island. Drop off at our logo shop located at Dock Maarten, next to Chesterfields restaurant or call 5533020.
Free HIV testing
St. Maarten AIDS Foundation offers free and confidential HIV testing at its office Monday to Friday 9:00am to 4:00pm. Results are available in 15 minutes. Walk in or call 553-2626 to make an appointment. The office is on the top floor of the Sun Insurance building in Cole Bay (across from Tropicana Casino). Parking and entrance at the back of the building.
Non-violent resistance training
Non-violent resistance training for parents of children age 8 to 12 years, who exhibit self-destructive and or aggressive behaviour will be given by SFPO (St. Maarten’s Foundation for Psychologists and “Orthopedagogen”)
The NVR method contributes to a decrease in escalating situations within the family, school setting, and within the community, It also leads to the strengthening of relationships between family members and between teachers and students. Using the NVR method, increases the parents parental presence in children’s lives.
For more information contact email@example.com or call 526-3006.
Philipsburg Toastmasters Club meetings at the Philipsburg Jubilee Library Meeting Room are held the first, third and fifth Thursdays of every month at 7:15pm.
SXM Achievers Toastmasters Club bimonthly meetings at Asha Stevens School (Cay Hill) in the Teachers’ Lounge are the second and fourth Thursdays of every month at 7:30pm.
Grace International Baptist Church invites the public to attend Sunday morning worship service at Philipsburg Jubilee Library 10:00-11:30am. For more information call 586-2738 or 554-9590.
Foundation Judicial Institutes St. Maarten requests that foundations, associations, schools, clubs and other public organisations, including Government organisations, contact the Probation Office to register as community service workplace. For more information call 542-3470 or 542-3477 or e- mail firstname.lastname@example.org .
Community Outreach Mentorship and Empowerment Center (COME) is looking for volunteers in the areas Adult Literacy Teachers, Cooks (Monday, Wednesday and Friday) and an all-round person. For more information call 542-2575 or e-mail: email@example.com
Steel Pan Classes
Adults and children 5 and over are advised to register for steel pan afterschool classes at Dow’s Musical Foundation. Registration forms can be collected at A.Th. Illidge Road 48, Lower Prince’s Quarter, St. Maarten (behind Firgos Paper and Oduber Agencies). For more information call 542-6971.
Women of Destiny Support Group for single mothers meets on the second Monday of every month at Christian Faith Ministry love hall in Dutch Quarter at 7:30pm (purple church). Tel. 587-6553.
Dance Theater of St. Maarten will be registering students ages 3+ for classes. For detailed schedule and new tuition rates, visit our website www.dancesxm.com, e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 520-6914.
St Maarten Red Cross is looking for volunteers. Interested persons can visit its building or call 545-2333 or 586-5330 for more information.
Brahma Kumaris St. Maarten invites persons to its on-going free meditation and Positive Thinking courses at Raj Yoga Centre, 16 Front Street. Call 524-2554 or 542-0541 for more information.
Community Reading Class
Organised by the Salvation Army at Union Road #59, Cole Bay, every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, 2:30-4:30pm.
Programme for Alcoholics
Al-Anon is a non-profit 12-step programme in partnership with Alcoholics Anonymous available for persons, family and friends of persons who may have a problem with alcoholism. The support group meets at Red Cross on Airport Boulevard every Monday and Friday, 6:00-7:00pm. For information call 527-1343.
St. Maarten National Heritage Foundation informs the general public that the museum opening hours are Monday-Friday, 10:00am to 4:00pm.
Foster Parents Needed
Foundation Judiciary Institutes Windward Islands (FJIWI)/Stichting Justitiele Inrichtingen Bovenwinden (SJIB), is looking for foster parents: Interested persons between the ages of 24 to 67 can apply. Contact number 542-3457/68 ext. 243 or email inquiries sent to email@example.com
HIV/AIDS support group HOPE is inviting all HIV positive persons to attend its monthly meetings. For more information contact Dr. Gerard van Osch during office hours.
St. Maarten Animal Welfare Foundation is seeking volunteers during the morning hours for special activities. For more information call 520-8887.
Les Quatre Pattes/PAWS animal association has several opportunities available for those seeking to help the animals on the island. Volunteers willing to help call 0690-34-04-07 or 552-0407.
Animals R Friends Foundation needs volunteers 15 years and older who are not afraid of handling animals for various tasks: feeding cats and dogs, walking dogs, guest-speakers for ARF, lesson materials for schools, etc. For more information call at 556-1191/527-0527/520-7365/526-0113 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.