Notices & Events
Only notices and events of non-profit or educational organisations will be placed in the Events/Notices column. Notices/Events should be sent to [email protected] in the format used on this page. Do not send fliers or press releases to this address.
St. Maarten Animal Welfare Foundation's Summer Spay campaign still has US$35 pet sterilization certificates available for Dutch side residents with their own transportation. Call 520-8887 for information or to register.
Free Reiki Classes
Dr. Barb Tremlett invites persons interested in free Introduction to Reiki classes to register. For more information see www.SoulSolutionsSXM.com or WhatsApp +1721-581-7361.
Seniors Water Aerobics
The St. Maarten Seniors and Pensioners Association and St. Maarten National Sports Institute invite all pensioners and seniors to come out and join them at Raoul Illidge Sports Complex every Friday from 4:00 to 5:00pm with exercise in the children’s pool under supervision of a trained and licensed physiotherapist. Come and have fun and meet some new friends.
Free Golf lessons
St. Maarten Junior Golf Foundation announces golf classes at Emilio Wilson every Wednesday and Friday from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM. There is no cost and the golf equipment will be provided. For more information please call 553-3290.
Gentle stretch and breathe sessions for seniors at the Lion's Club Building, in Sucker Garden 10:00-11:00am Tuesdays and Thursdays. For the month of July sessions will be held at the Cultural Center in Philipsburg. Come with your mat. Sessions are free. For more info contact Lisa at 554-0115 or email [email protected]
Animal Welfare Foundation request that persons donate old license plates to AWF. Drop them at the Mutt Hut in the Chesterfield's parking lot or at any Domino's Pizza locations.
Community Development, Family and Humanitarian Affairs Department (CDFHA) and the Salvation Army are in need of contractors, skilled workers i.e. carpenters, masons, helpers, and site supervisors to participate in the home repair relief program. Interested contractors and persons visit and register at any of the following Community Help Desks in St. Peters, Dutch Quarter and Cole bay or call 5500118 or 5204318.
Soualiga Corporate Toastmasters Club meets at the new Government Administration Building on the second and fourth Wednesday every month from 5:30 to 7:00pm.
SXM Achievers Toastmasters Club meets at Asha Stevens School (Cay Hill) in the Teachers’ Lounge on the second and fourth Thursday of every month at 7:30pm.
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]
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.
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.
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]
St. Maarten Animal Welfare Foundation is seeking volunteers 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 556-1191/520-7365/526-0113 or e-mail: [email protected]
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.