EVENTS

Monday, August 22

to Sunday, August 28

NETBALL CUP  QUALIFIER

The Saint Maarten Netball Association invites the general public to the Americas Federation Netball Association World Youth Netball Cup Qualifier

Place: L.B. Scott Sports Auditorium.

Entrance fee: $5,00


NOTICES

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

Learning Challenge Registration

I Too Can Learn (ITCL) Foundation is now registering children ages 4-14 who have a learning challenge and need extra attention. ITCL also is seeking volunteers who are willing to assist with these children a few hours per week. For more information, contact ITCL at +1-721-547-0890 or +1-721- 524-6067.

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: www.wiems.org

 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 greta.pantophlet@sjis-sxm.org .

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 jcilivesoualiga@gmail.com 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: comecenter2012@gmail.com

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 info@sxmbjj.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.

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 www.dancesxm.com, e-mail us at info@dancesxm.com 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 foster.families.central@sjis-sxm.org

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: arf_sxm@yahoo.com.