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What’s Happening in the Houlton area – Week of May 5, 2021

Wednesday, May 5

HOULTON: Free workshop Essentials of College Planning, Houlton Higher Education Center, 18 Military St., 9, 10 and 11 a.m., 12, 1 and 2 p.m. To register or FMI, call 1 (800) 281-3703 or visit meoc.maine.edu.

HOULTON: Criminal and Addictive Thinking, 1 p.m., Aroostook Recovery Center of Hope, 59 Main St.. FMI: 254-2213; sholton@amhc.org, sclayton@amhc.org or rspencer@amhc.org.

Thursday, May 6

HOULTON: Career counseling, 9:30 a.m. at Aroostook Recovery Center of Hope, 59 Main St.. FMI: 254-2213; sholton@amhc.org, sclayton@amhc.org or rspencer@amhc.org.

HOULTON: AA meeting, 7:30 p.m. at 1st Baptist Church, 46 Court St.

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: Free workshop Essentials of College Planning, offered by Maine Educational Opportunity Center, 8:30, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. and 12, 1, 2 and 3 p.m. To register or FMI, call 1 (800) 281-3703 or visit meoc.maine.edu.

Friday, May 7

HOULTON: Check-in, 10 a.m. at Aroostook Recovery Center of Hope, 59 Main St.. FMI: 254-2213; sholton@amhc.org, sclayton@amhc.org or rspencer@amhc.org.

ONLINE: MaineCare Tool Kit, 9-10:30 a.m., free Zoom class with Aroostook Agency on Aging and AgingME Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Project. Call 800-439-1789 for a link.

ONLINE: Free workshop Essentials of College Planning, offered by Maine Educational Opportunity Center, 8:30, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. and 12, 1, 2 and 3 p.m. To register or FMI, call 1 (800) 281-3703 or visit meoc.maine.edu.

Saturday, May 8

HOULTON: NA, 7 p.m. via Zoom, facilitated by Aroostook Recovery Center of Hope, 59 Main St.. FMI: 254-2213; sholton@amhc.org, sclayton@amhc.org or rspencer@amhc.org.

PRESQUE ISLE: Northern Maine Community College will broadcast its 56th annual commencement ceremony on Facebook and YouTube at 10 a.m. See NMCC on Facebook or YouTube and like “2021 Virtual Commencement.” FMI: 768-2785.

PRESQUE ISLE: The University of Maine at Presque Isle will celebrate its 112th commencement ceremony at 10:30 a.m. on UMPI’s Youtube channel at www.youtube.com/user/umpinow. FMI, contact Denise Trombley at 768-9520 or email denise.trombley@maine.edu

Sunday, May 9

HOULTON: AA meeting, 6 p.m. at Aroostook Recovery Center of Hope and via Zoom. FMI: 207-254-2213, cputnam@amhc.org, sholton@amhc.org.

Monday, May 10

HOULTON: Parents in Recovery, 11 a.m. at Aroostook Recovery Center of Hope, 59 Main St.. FMI: 254-2213; sholton@amhc.org, sclayton@amhc.org or rspencer@amhc.org.

ONLINE: Free workshop Essentials of College Planning, offered by Maine Educational Opportunity Center, 8:30, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. and 12, 1 and 3 p.m. To register or FMI, call 1 (800) 281-3703 or visit meoc.maine.edu.

Tuesday, May 11

HOULTON: Forest Management and Vernal Pools, 12-3 p.m. Hands-on class on identification of vernal pools and relative forest management. Meet at Houlton rest area off I-95. FMI: Angie Wotton, SASWCD, 254-4126. Rain date May 12. Credits available.

HOULTON: Power of Positive Thinking, 1 p.m. at Aroostook Recovery Center of Hope, 59 Main St.. FMI: 254-2213; sholton@amhc.org, sclayton@amhc.org or rspencer@amhc.org.

HOULTON: AA meeting, 7:30-9 p.m. Tuesdays at First Baptist Church, 46 Court St. FMI: Mike, 889-0910.

ONLINE: Medicare 101, free online class hosted by Aroostook Agency on Aging, 10-11:30 a.m. Contact Tara Henderson, Medicare education coordinator, at 764-3396 or 800-439-1789 for more information or to preregister.

ONLINE: Free workshop Essentials of College Planning, offered by Maine Educational Opportunity Center, 8:30, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. and 12, 1 and 3 p.m. To register or FMI, call 1 (800) 281-3703 or visit meoc.maine.edu.

Wednesday, May 12

HOULTON: Free workshop Essentials of College Planning, Houlton Higher Education Center, 18 Military St., 9, 10 and 11 a.m., 12, 1 and 2 p.m. To register or FMI, call 1 (800) 281-3703 or visit meoc.maine.edu.

HOULTON: Criminal and Addictive Thinking, 1 p.m., Aroostook Recovery Center of Hope, 59 Main St.. FMI: 254-2213; sholton@amhc.org, sclayton@amhc.org or rspencer@amhc.org.

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

ONLINE: Falls prevention information session, 10-11 a.m., free, hosted by Aroostook Agency on Aging and AgingME Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Project. Call 764-3396 or 1-800-439-1789 FMI or for a link.

ONLINE: Senior Medicare Patrol Fraud and Abuse, 10-11:30 a.m., free, hosted by Aroostook Agency on Aging. Contact Tara Henderson, Medicare education coordinator, at 764-3396 or 800-439-1789 FMI or to preregister.

ONLINE: Savvy Caregiver, free six-session Zoom class offered by Aroostook Agency on Aging, 6-8 p.m. For family caregivers. Call 764-3396 or 1-800-439-1789 to pre-register and receive a link.

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