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What’s Happening in the Presque Isle area – Week of September 8, 2021

Wednesday, Sept. 8

FORT FAIRFIELD: Farmers Market, 2-6 p.m., 284 Main St.

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.

PORTAGE LAKE: Pickleball, 6 p.m. at the courts behind the town hall. Weather permitting. all levels/skills welcome. No signup; just show up.

PRESQUE ISLE: Naming ceremony at Wintergreen Arts Center, 6 p.m., to celebrate the center’s supporters. 

ONLINE: Gathering Place, sponsored by Aroostook Agency on Aging, 10-11 a.m. Safe virtual space for those with chronic memory loss or health conditions to engage in fun activities. FMI: 764-3396 or 1-800-439-1789 or email

ONLINE: Savvy Caregiver, 12-1 p.m., hosted by Aroostook Area Agency on Aging and Healthy Living for ME. Introduces family to the caregiving role. FMI: 764-3396 or 1-800-439-1789 or email

Thursday, Sept. 9

ONLINE: Bingocize, free online class combining bingo and moderate exercise, 10-11 a.m. Sponsored by Aroostook Agency on Aging, Healthy Living for ME and Aging ME. Individuals over 55 can register at 764-3396 or 1-800-439-1789 for a link.

Friday, Sept. 10

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.

Saturday, Sept. 11

PRESQUE ISLE: Farmers market at Riverside Park Pavilion, 8:30-1 p.m. 

Sunday, Sept. 12

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, Sept. 13

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

Tuesday, Sept. 14

PRESQUE ISLE: How to Conduct a Personal Protective Equipment Assessment, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., offered by the Maine Department of Labor at the Presque Isle CareerCenter, 66 Spruce St. FMI: 1-877-SAFE 345 (1-877-723-3345) or

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