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What’s happening in the Caribou area – 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

CARIBOU: The County Market, 5-7:30 p.m., 236 Van Buren Road (Haney’s). Free. County-made and County-grown products.

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.

Thursday, Aug. 6

CARIBOU: NA meeting, Roads to Recovery Community Center, 1 Water St., 11 a.m. FMI: Elamoreau@AMHC.org, rspencer@AMHC.org or kjalbert@AMHC.org.

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.

VAN BUREN: Senior Commodity Food Program distribution, 1-1:30 p.m., American Legion, 117 Washington Ave. 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.

CARIBOU: Senior Commodity Food Program distribution, 8:30-10 p.m., Catholic Charities Warehouse, Outer North Main Street. FMI: Aroostook Agency on Aging, 764-3396.

Saturday, Aug. 8

CARIBOU: Al-Anon meeting, 11 a.m. NA meeting, 7 p.m. Roads to Recovery Community Center, 1 Water St. FMI: Elamoreau@AMHC.org, rspencer@AMHC.org or kjalbert@AMHC.org.

Sunday, Aug. 9

CARIBOU: AA meeting, via Zoom, 6 p.m.  Call the Roads to Recovery Community Center for details: 493-1278.

Monday, Aug. 10

CARIBOU: Mothers in Recovery, Roads to Recovery Community Center, 1 Water St., 6 p.m. FMI: Elamoreau@AMHC.org, rspencer@AMHC.org or kjalbert@AMHC.org.

CARIBOU: Probation and Recovery meeting, Roads to Recovery Community Center, 1 Water St., 6 p.m. FMI: Elamoreau@AMHC.org, rspencer@AMHC.org or kjalbert@AMHC.org.

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/.

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