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What’s Happening in the Presque Isle area – Week of October 6, 2021

Wednesday, Oct. 6

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.

PRESQUE ISLE: Aroostook Agency on Aging annual meeting, 10 a.m. at agency office, 260 Main St. Seating is limited. Video conferencing also available. FMI: 764-3396 or 1-800-439-1789; lori.cyr@aroostookaging.org.

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 info@aroostookaging.org.

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 info@aroostookaging.org.

Thursday, Oct. 7

FORT FAIRFIELD: Cary drive-thru flu shot clinic, 4-6:30 p.m., Fort Fairfield Fire Department. Open to public. Children under 9 encouraged to receive vaccine from school or provider. FMI: 498-1112.

MARS HILL: A.R. Gould drive-up adult flu shot clinic, 4-6 p.m. in the parking lot of Central Aroostook High School, 26 Pleasant St. Face covering required. Bring insurance card.

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 – Cheers to Sobriety virtual mocktails party, via Zoom, 7-9 p.m. Sober October is a time to reflect on alcohol use and its impact on your health, wallet and family.  Free. To register call Aroostook County Action Program’s Community Educator Robin Thurston at 498-9602. Event sponsored by SAMSHA’s Communities Talk Project.

Friday, Oct. 8

VAN BUREN: Healing Waters Women’s Conference, 80 Main St., 6:30-9:30 p.m. Free; all women welcome. Theme: It’s Time to Heal. Speaker: Sylvie Sudduth from RAM Ministries. FMI or to register: email info@hwwconf.org, call Healing Waters Women’s Ministry at 207-760-7537, find Angel Murchison on Facebook or visit healingwaterswomensministry.org.

Saturday, Oct. 9

VAN BUREN: Healing Waters Women’s Conference, 80 Main St., 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., lunch included. Free; all women welcome. Theme: It’s Time to Heal. Speaker: Sylvie Sudduth from RAM Ministries. FMI or to register: email info@hwwconf.org, call Healing Waters Women’s Ministry at 207-760-7537, find Angel Murchison on Facebook or visit healingwaterswomensministry.org.

Sunday, Oct. 10

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

Monday, Oct. 11

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

Tuesday, Oct. 12

ONLINE: Living Well with Diabetes, 9-11:30 a.m., offered by Aroostook Agency on Aging and Healthy Living for ME. Call Jane Hanson at 764-3396/1-800-439-1789 or visit www.healthylivingforme.org to preregister for a link or for more information.

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