EVENTS

 

Sunday, June 4

BOARDWALK TRIATHLON

Organised by Tri-Sport

7:00am at the St. Rose Arcade in Philipsburg

Two distances:

Sprint - 750m Swim, 20km Bike, 5km Run

Olympic – 1500m Swim, 40km Bike, 10km Run

Register at Tri-Sport in Simpson Bay or Marigot

Entry Fee US$30 or $25 for Juniors.

Volunteers needed call 545-4384 for more information.

 

NOTICES

Sailing Summer Camp

The Sint Maarten Yacht (SMYC) Club Sailing School is now registering beginner to advanced students ages 8-15 for Sailing Summer Camp. For a detailed schedule and more information visit the website www.smyc.com, e-mail [email protected], pass by the SMYC next to the Simpson Bay Bridge, or call Sailing Instructor Lorenz at 1-721-587-6681.

 

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.

 

Pony League Pre-Selection Practice

In connection with the upcoming PONY Caribbean Zone Tournaments, the board of the St. Martin PONY League is hereby reminding all players ages 13-14 years and 15-16 years that pre-selection practice takes place John Cooper/Jose Lake Sr. Ballpark every Monday-Wednesday and Friday from 3:00-6:00pm. All players are reminded that only players in full practice uniform will be allowed on the field and that only players who attend practice regularly stand a chance to form part of the final selection. Players are also reminded to bring a copy of their passport at the Pony League office at Cannegieter Street 93, Philipsburg.

 

 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.

 

 

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 [email protected] for more information.  

 

 

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 [email protected] or to [email protected] 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 [email protected] 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: [email protected]

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 [email protected] .

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: [email protected]

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 [email protected]

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 [email protected] 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 [email protected]

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: [email protected]