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What’s Happening in the Caribou area – Week of April 5, 2021

Wednesday, April 7

CARIBOU: Tai Chi for Better Health and Balance, 9-10 a.m., hosted by Aroostook Agency on  aging at the Caribou Wellness Center. Instructed by Diane Parent. $20 suggested donation. FMI or to register, contact Jane Hanson, 764-3396.

CARIBOU: Dharma Recovery, 3 p.m., Roads to Recovery Community Center, 1 Water St. FMI: sholton@AMHC.org, rspencer@AMHC.org or KaytlynRobbins@AMHC.org. Also via Zoom.

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

ONLINE: Savvy Caregiver, free online class with Aroostook Agency on Aging, 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays through April 7. Introducing family caregivers to the caregiving role. FMI: 764-3396.

Thursday, April 8

CARIBOU: NA, 9 a.m. at Roads to Recovery Community Center, 1 Water St. FMI: sholton@AMHC.org, rspencer@AMHC.org or KaytlynRobbins@AMHC.org.

CARIBOU: Yoga, 11 a.m. at Roads to Recovery Community Center, 1 Water St. FMI: 493-1278.

PRESQUE ISLE: Maine Department of Labor workplace training session: Trenching and Excavation, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Presque Isle CareerCenter, 66 Spruce St. Registration: 1-877-SAFE 345 (1-877-723-3345) or www.safetyworksmaine.gov.

VAN BUREN: Senior commodity food distribution by Aroostook Agency on Aging, 1-1:30 p.m. at the American Legion, 117 Washington Ave. FMI: 764-3396.

ONLINE: Bingocize, free online class with Aroostook Agency on Aging, 10-11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Combines bingo with moderate exercise. FMI: 764-3396 or 1-800-439-1789.

ONLINE: Living Well with Chronic Pain, virtual class sponsored by Aroostook Agency on Aging, 3-5 p.m. Thursdays. Free and open to public. FMI or to register and obtain link:  Jane Hanson, 764-3396 or 800-439-1789.

Friday, April 9

CARIBOU: NA, 4 p.m. at Roads to Recovery Community Center, 1 Water St. FMI: sholton@AMHC.org, rspencer@AMHC.org or KaytlynRobbins@AMHC.org.

CARIBOU: Check-In, 10 a.m. at Roads to Recovery Community Center, 1 Water St. FMI: sholton@AMHC.org, rspencer@AMHC.org or KaytlynRobbins@AMHC.org.

Saturday, April 10

CARIBOU: NA meeting, 7 p.m., both live and via Zoom, with Roads to Recovery Community Center. FMI: sholton@AMHC.org, rspencer@AMHC.org or KaytlynRobbins@AMHC.org.

Sunday, April 11

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

Monday, April 12

CARIBOU: Tai Chi for Better Health and Balance, 9-10 a.m., hosted by Aroostook Agency on 

aging at the Caribou Wellness Center. Instructed by Diane Parent. $20 suggested donation. FMI or to register, contact Jane Hanson, 764-3396.

CARIBOU: Mothers in Recovery, 11:30 a.m., Roads to Recovery Community Center, 1 Water St. FMI: sholton@AMHC.org, rspencer@AMHC.org or KaytlynRobbins@AMHC.org.

CARIBOU: Working Through Anxiety, 1 p.m., Roads to Recovery Community Center, 1 Water St. FMI: sholton@AMHC.org, rspencer@AMHC.org or KaytlynRobbins@AMHC.org.

Tuesday, April 13

CARIBOU: Criminal and Addictive Thinking, 1 p.m., live and via Zoom, Roads to Recovery Community Center, 1 Water St. FMI: sholton@AMHC.org, rspencer@AMHC.org or KaytlynRobbins@AMHC.org.

PRESQUE ISLE: Maine Department of Labor workplace training session: Mine Safety and Health Administration refresher, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Presque Isle CareerCenter, 66 Spruce St. Registration: 1-877-SAFE 345 (1-877-723-3345) or www.safetyworksmaine.gov.

ONLINE: Medicare 101, free online class hosted by Aroostook Agency on Aging. Contact Tara Henderson, Medicare education coordinator, at 764-3396 FMI or to register.

ONLINE: Bingocize, free online class with Aroostook Agency on Aging, 10-11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Combines bingo with moderate exercise. FMI: 764-3396 or 1-800-439-1789.

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