Sunday October 23


Organised by St. Maarten Animal Welfare

Place: Emilio Wilson Park

Time: Registration 2:00pm

US$10 per first dog $5 others.

All dogs welcome but must be leashed. Food and drink available. Info: tel 520 8887.

Thursday October 27


Organised by St. Maarten Boys' Brigade

Place: The Philipsburg Methodist Church

Time: 7:00 - 8:00 pm



Healthy Aging

For those 60+ Join the More Movement for the Elderly by participating in the next activity on Saturday, October 15 at the St. Martin’s Home, St. John’s Estate Rd.#6 from 10:30am to 12:00pm coordinated by the White and Yellow Cross Care Foundation. For more information, call Collective Prevention Services at 542-3003 or 542-2078.


Special Olympics Recruitment

Special Olympics Sint Maarten is seeking athletes, coaches, board members and other volunteers. Interested persons please contact us at or contact board volunteer coordinator Ingrid Nadal-Rombley by e-mail at or tel. 1-721-584-3661 or check us out at the Department of Sports open house @ RISC October 14-15.


Church Programmes

The St. Peters Seventh-Day Adventist Church will be having The New Life In Christ Bible Series Crusade and Healthy New Start programme commencing October 11. Both programmes will be held at the Scott property in St. Peters (open land next to the gas station). The Healthy New Start will take place October11-14, 5:30-7:30pm. The New Life In Christ Bible Series Crusade October 15 at 7:00pm nightly (except for Thursday nights). Be sure to come out and benefit from the various health screenings, tasting of healthy recipes and a change of your lifestyle for a new life in Christ.


Foster Parents

Foundation Judicial Institutes St. Maarten is seeking urgently foster parents with big hearts and open arms, to foster pregnant teenager. Contact the SJIB Foster Families Central at 542-3468 or Or visit the office at the A. Th. Illidge Road Nr. 117 in Madame Estate (above old bowling alley).

Gardening Program

Community Development, Family and Humanitarian Affairs (C.D.F.H.A.) is registering persons/families for their new Backyard Gardening Program. The programs goal is to stimulate the interest of agriculture and home gardening. For more information and to register contact the various Community Help Desk’s at: Hope Estate 5422802, Cole Bay 5444302, Dutch Quarter 5203418, St. Peters: 5484633 or the main office at the Vineyard Building: 5421122/ 542 9925


Non-Profit association Monk Karma Sonam Rinchen will be holding a week of teachings for Meditation (beginners and practitioners) and Talks on Emotions and how it is possible to recognize and transform these habitual emotions through Meditation practice. September17-25 weekends and evenings. For registration or more information please visit or email;

Karate School

St. Maarten Kyokushinkai Karate School is starting with new classes, for children from 6 years and up. For information call Sensei Mike on +1721-5236519 or email:


Sailing Lessons

St Maarten Yacht Club Sailing School is registering students 8 and up for sailing classes for beginners and advanced sailors. For a detailed schedule and more information, visit or email or call 586-0850.

Dance Classes

Dance and Arts Dimensions Academy Foundation (DADA) is registering students for the new school year. Classes include the following: Dance: Ballet, Jazz, Liturgical, Dance Fitness, Vocals, Piano And Guitar. Academic remedial classes in Math and English are also preparing to begin for grades 4-6 with prep classes for Exam students. Interested persons can contact the school via email at or call 522-5801 or 523-4436 for further information.

Down Syndrome

Parents/Guardians of persons with Down Syndrome are invited to a meeting hosted by Down Syndrome SXM and Caribbean Foundation in collaboration with the St. Maarten Jubilee Library on Tuesday, September 6 at the library staring 6:30 to 8:00pm. For questions or if transportation is needed contact: or call 5261219 /5801994

Swim Classes

Carib Swim Team will be registering students for the upcoming swim year. Registration for team, learn to swim programs, etc will take place Thursday September 1, from 3:00-6:00pm and Saturday September 3, from 9:00am-12noon.

JCI Recruiting

JCI LIVE Soualiga global leadership and networking organisation is now recruiting members ranging from 18 to 40 years who want to development their leadership skills in personal growth, business, community and internationalism. The leadership team meets at University of St. Maarten on the last Wednesday of every month at 7:00pm. Contact or call 1-721-588-1833 for additional information.

Yoga at Library

Gentle yoga for persons 50+ is back at Philipsburg Jubilee Library,10:00-11:00am Mondays. For information and registration call Inez at 553-3020

Medical Responder Course

WIEMS is now registering for its annual Emergency Medical Responder course at the Dutch Quarter Community Centre starting Tuesday September 6, every Tuesday and Thursday, 7:00-9:00pm. For more information please go to:

 Club Meeting

SXM Achievers Toastmasters Club bimonthly meetings are every second and fourth Thursdays at the Asha Stevens School (Cay Hill) in the Teachers’ Lounge at 7:30pm.

Church Service

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.

Community Service

Foundation Judicial Institutes St. Maarten requests that organizations, foundations, associations, schools, clubs and other public organizations, 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 .

Youth leaders

Oranje Community School is looking for youth leaders. If you are interested call Olivia Jacobs or Valeria Richards at tel. 586-7948 for an appointment.

Recruiting Members

Junior Chamber International Leaders, Innovation, Vibrant of Equality (JCI LIVE Soualiga) meets at University of St. Martin starting 7:00pm on the last Wednesday of at Philipsburg Jubilee Library month and is recruiting members. All interested persons please contact or call 588-1833 for more information.

Volunteers Needed

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:

Jiu Jitsu, Kickboxing Classes

BJJ and Muay Thai Kickboxing classes are offered for children and adults at Renzo Gracie St Maarten. Pre-registration required for children’s classes. All classes take place at SXM BJJ, 15 Wellington Road, second floor, Cole Bay. For more information call 580-3894 or e-mail

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.

Support Group

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 Classes

Dance Theater of St. Maarten will be registering students ages 3+ for classes. For detailed schedule and new tuition rates, visit our website, e-mail us at or call 520-6914.

Free HIV testing

St. Maarten AIDS Foundation is offering free and confidential HIV testing at its office Monday to Friday 9:00am to 4:00pm. Results are available in 15 minutes. Call 553-2626 to make an appointment. The office is on the second floor of the Blue Point building in Cole Bay (across from Tropicana Casino). Parking and entrance at the back of the building.

Volunteers Needed

St Maarten Red Cross is looking for volunteers. Interested persons can visit its building or call 545-2333 or 586-5330 for more information.

Positive Thinking

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.

Opening Hours

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

HOPE Meetings

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.

Volunteers Needed

St. Maarten Animal Welfare Foundation is seeking volunteers during the morning hours for special activities. For more information call 520-8887.

Volunteers Needed

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.

Animal Volunteer

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: