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What’s Happening in the Presque Isle area – Week of October 27, 2021

Wednesday, Oct. 27

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: Caregiver Support Group, 12-1 p.m., hosted by Aroostook Agency on Aging. Share feelings, make friends and learn from others traveling a similar path. FMI: Call 764-3396, 1-800-439-1789 or email info@aroostookaging.org.

Thursday, Oct. 28

PRESQUE ISLE: UMPI Libra Distinguished Lecturer Series, 7 p.m. at Campus Center. Speaker: Dorina Sackman-Ebuwa, nationally recognized educator and Florida Teacher of the Year, on emotional intelligence. Also offered virtually. Public welcome if vaccinated/masked. 

ONLINE: Bingocize, 9:30-10:30 a.m., hosted by Aroostook Agency on Aging, Healthy Living for ME and AgingME. Combines bingo with moderate exercise. For anyone 55-plus. FMI or to register, call Jane Hanson, 764-3396 or 1-800-439-1789, or visit healthylivingforme.org.

Sunday, Oct. 31

PRESQUE ISLE: Trunk or Treat, noon-2 p.m. at the Aroostook Shrine Club, 390 Houlton Rd. Vehicle setup 9:30-11:30 a.m. FMI: aroostookshrineclub@gmail.com. 

PRESQUE ISLE: “Trunk and Lots of Treats,” 2-4 p.m. for all children at Grant Memorial United Methodist Church parking lot, hosted by Cub Scout Pack 11. Come in costume ready to enjoy games and treats. Bring a non-perishable food item for GIFT food pantry.  

PRESQUE ISLE: Big Top Bash Grab n’ Go, 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Framework Wesleyan Church, 387 Centerline Rd.  Drive-thru event; families will receive goodie bags for children in fifth grade and below.  

PRESQUE ISLE: Haunted hearse tours with Presque Isle Historical Society, three times: 6, 7:30 and 9 p.m. Departs from Historic Fire Station at 11 Church St. Are there really ghosts and lingering spirits in Presque Isle? Seats limited.  Reservations required.  Tickets $10. Rain or shine. FMI: www.pihistory.org or 762-1151.

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.

Saturday, Nov. 6

CARIBOU: Winter market at Micmac Farms, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Vendors, music, lunch available. FMI: See the farm’s Facebook event page at https://fb.me/e/1KMbqc8Om. 

MAPLETON: Annual Harvest Benefit Dinner, 4-6 p.m. or until gone, State Road Advent Christian Church, 1135 State Rd. Turkey dinner with all the fixings, drive-thru/pick up. Cost by donation. Proceeds benefit a family or individual in need.

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