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Notices October 16

General Meeting

St. Maarten Professional Softball Association (SMPSA) general meeting for the softball season 2016 will be held at Sundial School on Wednesday, October 21. The meeting will start at 6:30 pm.

Elections

St. Maarten Body Building & Fitness Association (SMBBFA) informs the general public that they will be having election on Sunday, October 18 at 4:00pm at the John Larmonie Center in the Music Room. Persons who are not interested in having an executive role but would like to be an ordinary member are also welcome to join the association. For more information email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call 522 6308 or 524 4430.

Health Fair

Dutch Quarter Community Health Fair is set for Oct 17 from 10:00am to 12:00pm at the United Pentecostal Church grounds, Nazareth Rd. Dutch Quarter. Testing for Glucose, High Blood Pressure, Cholesterol ($5), Breast Exams, Glaucoma/Eye Exams and information sessions.

 

Updating Calendar

As part of the development and promotion of 2016 events, the St. Martin Tourism Office invites all organisers of cultural, sporting and other events to send information needed to update our calendar of events. The deadline is October 21. Send all information by fax to (0590) 87.56. 43 or e-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it / g.dumel @ iledesaintmartin.org – Product Development.

 

Seniors Appreciation Day

Good News Baptist Church, St. Peters invites all seniors to their Seniors Appreciation Day planned for Sunday October 18 starting 8:30am. A wheelchair accessible bus is available for seniors who are in need of transportation. For more information call 581-1468.

 

Gardening Program

Community Development, Family & Humanitarian Affairs (C.D.F.H.A.) is now registering persons/families for their new Backyard Gardening Program. For further information and to register persons can contact the various Community Help Desk’s at: Hope Estate 5422802, Cole Bay 5444302, Dutch Quarter 5203418, St. Peters: 5484633 or the main office at the Vineyard Building: 5421122/ 542 9925

 

First Responder/EMR re-certification

WIEMS is offering recertification classes for First Responders/EMR at the Dutch Quarter Community Centre starting October 12. For more information: www.wiems.org . For registration: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 

Free Consultations

The Mental Health Foundation will be offering free 15-minute consultations with psychiatrist Dr. Kour, Wednesday, October 28, 2:00-3:00pm; psychologist Jolien Louwerse, Thursday, October 29, 3:00-4:00pm; and psychiatrist Dr. Gandotra, Friday October 30, 2:00-3:00pm. Ask all you need to know about mental health and mental illness for yourself and your loved ones. To register, call 542-1677 ext. 514 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Volunteers Needed

Walichi Basketball Association is looking for volunteers, especially high school students in need of volunteer hours. Volunteers in the categories of graphic design, photographers, video-editors, kitchen helpers, table scorers and all around volunteers for the Ladies Basketball Championship and upcoming Interscholastic Basketball Championship. For more information call 581-8502 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 

Karate School

Sint Maarten Kyokushinkai Karate School is registering students for the start of new classes on Monday October 5. Location Milton Peters Gym hall, starting at 6:00pm. For information call 523-6519 or email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 

Youth Classes

Youth Development Center Foundation is offering sewing, fashion design and nail technology classes as well as a girls’ mentorship program. Call 580-6796 or 0690 26.93.66 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for more information.

 

Music School

Andante Music School is registering students of all ages for the new Music school year 2015-2016. For more information call 520-1030 or 542-0727.

 

Softball Tournament

In connection with the upcoming Girls Softball Tournament in the Dominican Republic, the St. Martin PONY League reminds all girls Softball players that pre-selection practice sessions have started and are held Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the Belvedere Field.

 

Self-Defence Classes

Self-defence and Muay Thai Kickboxing offered for children and adults at Renzo Gracie St Maarten. All classes take place at SXM BJJ 15 Wellington Road, Cole Bay. For more information contact 580 3894 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 

Female Soccer Team

FC Soualiga is looking for ladies to join its female soccer team. Practice takes place at Raoul Illidge Sports Complex in Cay Hill every Tuesday and Thursday, 7:00-8:30pm. Contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , phone number 559-7482, Facebook: FC Soualiga, or visit during practice hours, if interested.

Volunteers Needed

Beyond Kultura is seeking volunteers to organise, write project proposals, just be a hands-on person with lots of creativity to help out in projects. Call for an orientation meeting on 527-1223 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 

Teachers, Volunteers Needed

I Too Can Learn (ITCL) Foundation is seeking teachers (Special Ed) and volunteers for its centre. For more information call 547-0890 or 524-6067. Your résumé can be sent to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 

Volunteers Needed

SXM Community Garden Network, a non-profit organisation dedicated to growing quality, chemical-free, and GMO-free produce right, is looking for volunteers. For more information call 554-4156 or e-mail facebook.com/sxmcommunitygardens .

 

Volunteer Mentors

Foundation Voice of the Youth (SXM) is looking for volunteer mentors for the third group of the St. Maarten Youth Brigade. The main objective of the project is to provide physical, cognitive and mental training. E-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for more information.

 

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 Princes Quarter, St Maarten (behind Firgos Paper and Oduber agencies). For more information call 542-6971.

 

Dance Classes

Dance and Arts Dimensions Academy (DADA) is registering new and continuing students at the Yogesh Complex 2nd floor, across from Le Grand Marché Supermarket, Cul de Sac. Sign up for Liturgical, Ballet or Jazz in dance from ages 2 to Adult. Vocal, piano and guitar lessons are available for students ages 5 to adults. Registration times are Wednesdays 5:00-6:00pm and Saturdays 11:00am to 12:00pm. For more information call 523-4436 or 522-5801.

 

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 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call 520-6914.

Free HIV testing

St. Maarten AIDS Foundation is offering free and confidential HIV testing at its office Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 9:00am to 12:00pm. Results are available in 15 minutes. If these hours are not convenient call 553-2626 or 588-4636 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 their 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: permanent foster parents, weekend/vacation foster parents and emergency/crisis foster parents. For more information 542-3449. Email inquiries can be sent to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

HOPE Meetings

HIV/AIDS support group HOPE is inviting all HIV positive persons to attend their monthly meetings. For more information contact Dr. Gerard van Osch, tel. 544-5374, 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: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .