Presque Isle area – What’s Happening week of August 26-July 1, 2020

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

Wednesday, Aug. 26

CARIBOU: Recovery Aroostook, 6:30 p.m., facilitated by Roads to Recovery Community Center, 1 Water St. FMI: 493-1278.

ONLINE: Statewide virtual consumer forum, “Reinventing the Adult Mental Health System,” 4-6 p.m. via Zoom. Public welcome. For information and meeting link, visit

Thursday, Aug. 27

ONLINE: Livestock Nutrition webinar series, 6-8 p.m., from UMaine Cooperative Extension. Cattle, pigs, poultry, etc. Free; registration required. Visit

Friday, Aug. 28

AROOSTOOK COUNTY: Aroostook Day of Service, coordinated by United Way of Aroostook. Volunteers will be bettering their communities throughout Aroostook County. FMI: Sarah Ennis, United Way executive director, 764-5197.

PRESQUE ISLE: Hot dogs and a movie, part of modified Balloon Fest weekend, Nordic Heritage Center. Hot dogs at 6 p.m., followed by Movies in the Park presentation of “The Wizard of Oz” at 7:30. 

Saturday, Aug. 29

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

PRESQUE ISLE: Food vendors and drive-in concert, part of modified Balloon Fest weekend at Nordic Heritage Center. Food setup 4 p.m. Concert featuring Star City Syndicate, 6-9 p.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 1

PRESQUE ISLE: Tai Chi in the Park, hosted by PI Rec, 10:30-11:30 a.m. at Mantle Lake Park. Free drop-in sessions, for anyone 55 and up. Rain location: Riverside Park Pavilion. FMI: 764-2545.

ONLINE: Food preservation webinar: canning relish, 2-2:45 p.m., by UMaine Cooperative Extension. Registration required; $5 donation per session optional. FMI:

Wednesday, Sept. 2

FORT FAIRFIELD: Senior commodity food distribution by Aroostook Agency on Aging, 2-2:30 p.m., St. Denis Catholic Church parking lot. FMI: 764-3396.

MARS HILL: Senior commodity food distribution by Aroostook Agency on Aging, 12:30-1 p.m., Rec Center, 10 ACI St., Blaine. FMI: 764-3396.

Thursday, Sept. 3

PRESQUE ISLE: Senior commodity food distribution by Aroostook Agency on Aging, 10 a.m.-noon at Riverside Park Pavilion. FMI: 764-3396.

Saturday, Sept. 5

WASHBURN: Craft sale, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Salmon Brook Historical Society Museum, 1267 Main St., proceeds to benefit museum addition. Crafts, homemade jams, more.