The Star-Herald

What’s happening in Presque Isle – Week of August 3, 2020

Editor’s note: The events calendar has returned. All events listed before the pandemic have been purged, so please email us at story@thecounty.me with your nonprofit event information.  

Wednesday, Aug. 5

FORT FAIRFIELD: Senior Commodity Food Program distribution, 2-2:30 p.m., St. Denis Catholic Church, Main Street. FMI: Aroostook Agency on Aging, 764-3396.

MARS HILL/BLAINE: Senior Commodity Food Program distribution, 12:30-1 p.m., Rec Center, 10 ACI St. FMI: Aroostook Agency on Aging, 764-3396.

Thursday, Aug. 6

PRESQUE ISLE: Central Aroostook Chamber of Commerce annual strawberry shortcake sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., rain or shine, until sold out. North Street parking lot. $4 each.

PRESQUE ISLE: Senior Yoga Series at Mantle Lake Park, 10 a.m. (weather permitting), hosted by Presque Isle Rec & Parks. Individual spaces to provide proper distancing. Free.  FMI or to register, 764-2545. Masks not required but welcome.

PRESQUE ISLE: Senior Commodity Food Program distribution, 12-1 p.m., Aroostook Centre Mall. FMI: Aroostook Agency on Aging, 764-3396.

ONLINE: Livestock Nutrition webinar series, 6-8 p.m., from UMaine Cooperative Extension. Five sessions; cattle, pigs, poultry, etc. Free; registration required. Visit extension.umaine.edu/cumberland/agriculture/livestock-nutrition-webinar-series-august-2020/.

Friday, Aug. 7

CARIBOU: Drive-by veteran caregiver resource fair, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., hosted by VA Maine Caregiver Support Program at the Northern Maine Vet Center, 456 York St. Free. Bags with resource materials will be distributed.

FORT KENT: Long Lake International Muskie Derby, starting at 9 a.m. on Aug. 7 until scales close at 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 9.

Saturday, Aug. 8

PRESQUE ISLE: Presque Isle Farmers Market, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Pavilion at Riverside Park. 

Tuesday, Aug. 11

ONLINE: Food Preservation webinar series, 2-2:45 p.m., from UMaine Cooperative Extension. Topics include canning and freezing. Free; $5 donation per session optional. Registration required. Visit extension.umaine.edu/food-health/food-preservation/food-preservation-webinar-series/.

Get the Rest of the Story

Thank you for reading your 4 free articles this month. To continue reading, and support local, rural journalism, please subscribe.