NOTICES

 Sterilization Campaign

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.

 

Ladies’ Retreat

The Women of Excellence Ladies’ Group of the Good News Baptist Church, St. Peters invites all Ladies to their Annual Ladies’ Retreat to be held in Anguilla from April 29 to May 2 under the theme “Empowering Women to fulfil their Godly Role”. For Registration and more Information call 548-3837 or 586-1199.

 

Yoga Classes

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.

 

 

Free Classes

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

 

Church Service

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 allbecauseofgrace@gmail.com for more information.  

 

Art Classes

Art Craft Cafe Art School is looking for 15 unfortunate talented children ages 8-18 to have a full year of art classes as a grand once-a-week for 1½ hours. For more information contact Tess, tel. 580-0462 or e-mail tess@artcraftcafe.com .

 

Volunteers Needed

Girls and Boys Club Foundation is looking for an organization or volunteers who may be willing to draw and paint an educational; child friendly mural. Organizations who are interested in volunteering for this project can contact E-mail at: girlsnboysclubfoundation@hotmail.com or call at 580-2857. Project starts Saturday February 25 to 26.

 

Team Training

Go For it Volleyball team invites persons 15 years and older to call 520-7969 /524-5929 to confirm their presence for training at MAC School in St. John estate from 7:00 to 9:00pm every Tuesday.

 

Pre-Selection Practice

PONY Caribbean Zone Tournaments and the board of the St. Martin PONY League remind all players that pre-selection practice has begun. Practice takes place at the John Cooper/Jose Lake Sr. Ballpark every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 3:00 to 6:00pm. All players are reminded that only players in full practice uniform will be allowed on the field and that only players that attend practice regularly stand a chance to form part of the final selection. Players are also reminded to take a copy of their passport at the Pony League office.

 

 

Volunteers Wanted

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.

 

Photos Please

Anyone who may have photos of Milton Peters College and or Sundial School is asked to share it with the schools and they plan to celebrate 40 and 50 years respectively. You may send your material to renate.urgert@svobe.org or to r.urgert@gmail.com. For more information call 5246538.

 

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 sfposxm@gmail.com or call 526-3006.

 

Club Meeting

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.

 

Karate School
St. Maarten Kyokushinkai Karate School is starting with new classes for children from 6 years and up. For information call Sensei Mike at 523-6519 or email: kyokushinkaisintmaarten@outlook.com.

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 www.smyc.com or email youthsailingsmyc@gmail.com 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 dance.da85@gmail.com or call 522-5801 or 523-4436 for further information.

JCI Recruiting
JCI LIVE Soualiga global leadership and networking organisation is now recruiting members ranging from 18 to 40 years who want to develop 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 jcilivesoualiga@gmail.com 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

Club Meeting
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.

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 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 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.

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.


 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.