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Basketball Tip-Off Schedule

posted by Nicole Hall

Take a peek at the Basketball Tip-Off schedule for this Saturday's event. Coaches met on 11/20 so everyone should be hearing form their coach by today. 

Please give us a call Friday if you have not heard from anyone with more team details.

Santa in the Park Event -- Saturday, December 7

posted Nov 20, 2019, 9:47 AM by Nicole Hall


Bundle up and join us for a chance to meet with Santa and tell him what you want for that special gift! Fiddleheads Chorus and the Scarborough High School
Chorus will be providing live music during the event as we count down to the tree lighting. Scarborough Rotary Club will be providing hot beverages and goodies courtesy of On The Vine Marketplace and Sam's Club. Home Depot will be joining us again with free build-your-own toy kits. As always, we will have many fire pits going to keep everyone warm and tractor rides to transport people to and from the High School parking lots. Be sure to bring a camera to capture the fun and stay for the fireworks display at the end of the night. Hope to see everyone there!

Saturday, December 7
5:00 to 6:30 pm
Memorial Park
5 Durant Drive, Scarborough
FREE

ArtWell Meetup for Teens

posted Nov 13, 2019, 5:43 AM by Nicole Hall

Attention Southern Maine teens 13-18 years old!

Join SHS 2005 graduate and artist Eliza Weeks to chat, "art,"and dream BIG together! Starting this Saturday, ArtWell will gather casually once a month as a supportive, artistic community to discover each other's own unique way(s) of being inspired and creating wellness from within. New talents will be unearthed and existing artistic capabilities will be launched! Saturday's first meetup will simply be a meet-and-greet to talk about the groups interests--yoga, dance, drawing, photography, ceramics, music, painting, culinary arts, singing, theater....and the likes. Bring your favorite writing utensil and journal if you'd like.

ALL art forms and all types of artists are welcome here!! For more information email elizaeweeks@gmail.com

Saturday, November 16
2:00 to 4:00 pm
Scarborough Grounds Cafe

Just Added! Learn to LAX Spring Clinics -- Grades K-8

posted Nov 12, 2019, 11:55 AM by Nicole Hall

Engineered to teach youngsters the very basics of lacrosse, this program will prepare players for the upcoming spring season. It is also a great way to stay active
during the winter months. Participants will have a blast while competing in various lacrosse games like storm lacrosse, chumash, ultimate, and more. Older and more skilled players will play in small-field lacrosse games. Instructor: Dav St. Germain

Grades 2-4 will have sticks and goggles available to use upon request. Grades 5-8 must bring own equipment.

02-02 to 03-01-2020
Sundays
Grades K-4: 11:30 am to 12:30 pm
Grades 5-8: 12:30 to 1:30 pm
High School Plummer Gym
$15 per child
Min 8, Max 125

Winter/Spring 2020 Brochure

posted Oct 21, 2019, 12:28 PM by Nicole Hall   [ updated Oct 21, 2019, 12:49 PM ]

The Winter/Spring 2020 brochure is now available to view and print! Check out all of the fun things we have planned for the upcoming seasons! We will have hard copies available in the Community Services Office beginning this Tuesday and copies will be distributed to the Library and Martin's Point later this week.


Registration Dates

  • Youth and Adult Programs: Begins Tuesday, November 5
  • Senior Residents: Begins Tuesday, November 12
  • Senior Non-Residents: Begins Tuesday, November 19
Please Note: Registration for the Shawnee Peak Snow Sports program MUST be completed in our office due to necessary paperwork and waivers. Please see Youth Recreation page for program details.

Discounted Tickets to Maine Mariners Games

posted Sep 23, 2019, 8:45 AM by Nicole Hall

Scarborough Community Services has secured discounted tickets to three Maine Mariner's games for the 2019-20 season:
  • Saturday, November 2 at 6:00 pm
  • Saturday, December 7 at 6:00 pm
  • Saturday, January 4 at 6:00 pm
Tickets are located at center-ice and are $7 off of game-day pricing per ticket with no additional fees! Tickets will be at will-call on game night under the name of the purchaser. Please bring photo ID.

Scarborough Community Services Day at the Maine Red Claws -- Tuesday, December 31

posted Sep 19, 2019, 7:13 AM by Nicole Hall

The Maine Red Claws have invited us back again for a special Scarborough Community Services Day on New Year's Eve Day! The Claws will be taking on the Delaware Blue Coats at 1:00 pm at the Portland Expo.Tickets are located in Section 19 and are $15 each. Join us on this day for the following bonuses:
  • With every ticket you purchase, you will receive a FREE Red Claws hat! 
  • The Zooperstars are scheduled to perform at halftime
  • $2 of every ticket will be donated to the Scarborough Community Services Scholarship Fund
Tickets may be purchased online at https://groupmatics.events/event/ScarboroughCommDay

Hope to see everyone there! 

Save the Date! Thanksgiving Scarborough

posted Sep 11, 2019, 6:52 AM by Nicole Hall

Come. Eat. Celebrate. 

For the fourth year in a row, Project GRACE, Scarborough Schools, and Scarborough Community Services are coming together with community members to hold the ever-popular free community dinner on Thanksgiving Day. Held in the Wentworth Cafeteria on Thursday, November 28, from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, join family, friends, and neighbors for this delicious meal with all of the fixings. Reserve your seat at the table today!



Want to help? Find out how you can get involved! Donation and Volunteer Opportunities

Age Friendly Scarborough Survey

posted Sep 11, 2019, 5:30 AM by Nicole Hall

The Age Friendly Scarborough Initiative is a group of Scarborough residents who are working together to make Scarborough a more livable place for everyone. The Age Friendly Community concept is a World Health Organization vision that has been endorsed by AARP and is spreading across Maine.

Age Friendly Scarborough is starting to gather information and we need your help to go further! We hope to hear from everyone in the community.

This survey focuses on aspects of our community that are important for the health and well-being of older residents because we realize that things helpful for older citizens benefit all ages. It also explores what might help older residents age in place or age in the community.

Please take a few minutes of your time to complete this survey. Your opinions will help us learn about the strengths of Scarborough and will help us to identify opportunities for improvement as we build an age-friendly community. The survey results will be analyzed and from there, we will work together to develop action steps to address our community needs.

Your opinion is important to us! We appreciate your help!

Skate Park Access During Construction

posted Apr 10, 2019, 4:57 AM by Nicole Hall

The skate park at Memorial Park will remain open during the construction of the new public safety building. Construction fencing will restrict access to the park from three sides with access remaining open from the Durant Drive sidewalk. There will be no parking adjacent to the skate park so vehicles will need to park in the High School lot next to Town Hall.

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