SAT classes
St. Maarten Academy is offering SAT classes starting November 4. Registration forms can be picked up at the Main Office. Call 548-3780/ 527-0704/ 559-7379 for more information.

EMR course
The new starting date for WIEMS' EMR course is Tuesday October 17, at 7:00pm at the DQCC. For info: [email protected]

Volunteers needed
St Maarten National Heritage Foundation & Museum seeks volunteers for the Museum's Gift shop from 10:00am to 1:00pm and 1:00- 4:00pm. For more information call 542-4917.

Volunteers Wanted
St. Maarten Table Tennis Federation is looking for volunteers to assist with their upcoming projects. For more information message us on FB @ St. Maarten Table Tennis or call 5865800 or 5234751.

Volunteers Available
K1 Britannia Foundation has a database of volunteers looking to give back in various areas. Contact via email at [email protected] or telephone 553-8186 to see how they can be of service.

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.

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.

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.

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]

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.

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].org

Volunteers Needed
St. Maarten Animal Welfare Foundation is seeking volunteers 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 556-1191/520-7365/526-0113 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.