What’s Happening in the Caribou area – Week of November 20, 2021
Wednesday, Nov. 24
CARIBOU: Small Business Saturday basket raffle, now through Nov. 27 at Caribou Public Library. Basket with donations from 15 local businesses. Tickets are $3 each or four for $10, and are available at the library. Drawing on Small Business Saturday at the library.
CARIBOU: Introduction to Google Drive and Google Docs, 10-11 a.m. at Caribou Public Library. Part 3 of 3. A Google Account is required.
CARIBOU: Introduction to Apple Pages, 1-2 p.m. at Caribou Public Library. Prerequisites: Mac computer with Pages 09 or above; completion of MacOS basics class or comfort with Mac operating system. A MacBook, iPad or similar device required.
CARIBOU: Miss Erin’s Picture Book Story Time, 1 p.m. on Caribou Public Library’s Facebook/YouTube page.
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, Nov. 25
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.
Friday, Nov. 26
CARIBOU: Movie day at Roads to Recovery Community Center, 1 Water St. Starts at 2 p.m.
CARIBOU: AA meeting, 7 p.m. at Caribou Ecumenical Food Pantry, 62 Collins St.
Saturday, Nov. 27
CARIBOU: Local author shop, sip and stroll, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in Caribou Public Library’s
Caribou Room. Meet & greet local authors, books for sale, festive favorites to drink.
CARIBOU: Local Writer’s Club, 12-2 p.m. Join Christine Akridge and others for a writing workshop at the Caribou Public Library. f
CARIBOU: Santa’s reindeer in Lyndon Square (near the caribou statue), 1-6 p.m., with tree lighting at 5 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 28
CARIBOU: Santa’s reindeer in Lyndon Square (near the caribou statue), 9 a.m.-12 noon., with tree lighting at 5 p.m
ONLINE: AA meeting, via Zoom, 6 p.m. Call the Roads to Recovery Community Center for details: 493-1278.
Monday, Nov. 29
Tuesday, Nov. 30
CARIBOU: COVID-19 vaccine clinic at Caribou Parks and Recreation Department from 3 -6 p.m., providing initial vaccines for the two-dose, the one-dose Janssen, boosters, and the pediatric dose.
ONLINE: Free workshop Essentials of College Planning, offered by Maine Educational Opportunity Center, 9, 10 and 11 a.m. and 12 noon. To register or FMI, call 1 (800) 281-3703 or visit meoc.maine.edu.