What’s Happening (week of 6-29-16)

Wednesday, June 29

CARIBOU: Live stream of Vice President Joe Biden’s Cancer Moonshot Summit, sponsored by Cary Medical Center’s Healthy You and Pink Aroostook, 12-4 p.m. at the Caribou Inn and Convention Center. FMI: Bethany Zell, 498-1361 or bzell@carymed.org.

LIMESTONE: Strawberry Shortcake Festival sponsored by Maine Preceptor Alpha Tau Sorority, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., at the Limestone Methodist Church. $3.50 each. For deliveries of five or more to businesses, call Jane Griffeth, 325-4011, or LouAnn Watt, 834-3819.

LIMESTONE: Children’s ice cream social at the Robert A. Frost Memorial Library, 1 p.m. Sign up for the summer reading program and enjoy face painting, crafts, games and, of course, ice cream. FMI: 325-4706.

NEW SWEDEN: The New Sweden Historical Society Museum is now open for summer. Hours are Monday through Friday, 12-4 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday, 1-4 p.m.

PRESQUE ISLE: Healthy Aroostook and Power of Prevention will host Dr. Donna Beegle, poverty expert, speaker and author, from 9-4 p.m. at Northern Maine Community College. Free. Lunch included. To register: 554-4129 or cbell@acap-me.org.

Friday, July 1

CARIBOU: Pie sale hosted by United Methodist Women of Gray Memorial United Methodist Church, under the front canopy. Starting at 9 a.m. until gone. Variety of homemade pies.

STOCKHOLM: Community 135th anniversary celebration begins with an 1890s musical program at the American Legion, 7 p.m. Cost: $5 at the door.

Saturday, July 2

STOCKHOLM: 135th anniversary activities: Road race, time/place TBA; kids’ games at 10 a.m., sponsored by the Fire Department; historical slide show at the museum, 1-4 p.m.; and karaoke and dance at the American Legion, 7 p.m. Admission: $8.

Sunday, July 3

STOCKHOLM: 135th anniversary activities: Worship at Trinity Lutheran, 9 a.m.; Mass at St. Theresa’s, 10 a.m.; chicken barbecue, St. Theresa’s, 10 a.m. until gone, $8; worship at Baptist Church, 11 a.m.; museum open from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; and community sing-along, time/place TBA.

Monday, July 4

STOCKHOLM: 135th anniversary activities: Pancake breakfast at Brigade Lodge, 6-9 a.m.; 11 a.m., Fourth of July Parade; 11 a.m., root beer floats at the museum; 11-1, strawberry shortcakes at Little Knockout; 1 p.m., Mad River Duck Race; 12-2 p.m., caboose open with dedication at 1:30; and dusk, Madawaska Lake Boat Parade followed by fireworks.

Monday, July 11

CARIBOU: Christmas in July gala to benefit Presque Isle Boys and Girls Club and other local BGC. BLack tie gala with live and silent auction, featuring fine dining and string quartet. Contact Nichole or Whytnie, 764-1972, or nfrancis@micmac-nsn.gov.

Tuesday, July 12

CARIBOU: A Family for ME (DHHS staff) will meet at 12 p.m. at 30 Skyway Drive.

Wednesday, July 13

CARIBOU: Aroostook County Commissioners meeting at courthouse, 5:30 p.m.