Presque Isle area – What’s Happening week of August 26-July 1, 2020
Editor’s note: The events calendar has returned. All events listed before the pandemic have been purged, so please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org 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 facebook.com/events/265139014836724/.
Thursday, Aug. 27
ONLINE: Livestock Nutrition webinar series, 6-8 p.m., from UMaine Cooperative Extension. Cattle, pigs, poultry, etc. Free; registration required. Visit extension.umaine.edu/cumberland/agriculture/livestock-nutrition-webinar-series-august-2020/.
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: extension.umaine.edu/food-health/food-preservation/food-preservation-webinar-series.
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.