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

Wednesday, May 5

FORT FAIRFIELD: Senior commodity food distribution by Aroostook Agency on Aging, 2-2:30 p.m. at St. Denis Church parking lot, 143 Main St. FMI: 764-3396.

MARS HILL: Senior commodity food distribution by Aroostook Agency on Aging, 12:30-1 p.m. at the old school parking lot, 10 ACI St. FMI: 764-3396.

Thursday, May 6

PRESQUE ISLE: Senior commodity food distribution by Aroostook Agency on Aging, 10-11 a.m. at Riverside Park Pavilion parking lot on Riverside Drive. 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: 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

ASHLAND: A Matter of Balance, 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Ashland Rec Center. Free class on managing concerns about falls, presented by Aroostook Agency on Aging and Healthy Living for ME.  FMI/register: Jane, 760-6258.

PRESQUE ISLE: First Friday Art Walk, featuring opening reception for W.H. Reed III exhibit at Wintergreen Arts Center, 6-8 p.m.

PRESQUE ISLE: AA women’s meeting, Zoom only, 12 noon. ID 345 432 023, pw on request: 1-207-774-4335.

PRESQUE ISLE: AA meeting, Women’s Freedom Group, 4:30 p.m. at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 52 Second St.

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

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

PRESQUE ISLE: AA meeting, Wolfpak Group, 6 p.m. at Micmac Admin Building, 7 Northern Rd. 

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

Monday, May 10

ASHLAND: William Dalton Historical Society meeting, 1 p.m. at Ashland Library. FMI: Cindy, 435-6532, or Dawn, 227-5017.

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

ASHLAND: A Matter of Balance, 12:30-2:30 p.m. at Ashland Rec Center. Free class on managing concerns about falls, presented by Aroostook Agency on Aging and Healthy Living for ME.  FMI/register: Jane, 760-6258.

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

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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