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What’s Happening in the Caribou area – Week of December 8, 2021

Wednesday, Dec. 8

CARIBOU: Cloud Based Backup Solutions, 10-11 a.m. One-hour class to explore the most popular, free types of cloud-based backup platforms. 

CARIBOU: Affected Others, 10 a.m. at Roads to Recovery Community Center, 1 Water St. FMI: Sholton@amhc.org, rspencer@amhc.org or ralbert@amhc.org.

CARIBOU: Parents in Recovery, 1 p.m. at Roads to Recovery Community Center, 1 Water St. FMI: Sholton@amhc.org, rspencer@amhc.org or ralbert@amhc.org.

CARIBOU: Miss Erin’s Picture Book Story Time, 1 p.m. on Caribou Public Library’s Facebook/YouTube page.

CARIBOU: Online Games: Finding and Playing Good Games for 55+, 2-3 p.m. at Caribou Public Library. Fun, interactive webinar.  Laptops can be provided.

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.

ONLINE: Falls Prevention informational session, 10-11 a.m., hosted by Aroostook Agency on Aging.  

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, Dec. 9

CARIBOU: Children’s Holiday Shoppe during regular hours at the Caribou Public Library. Children may peruse the shop for gifts for family, friends and other loved ones. Gifts for all age groups.

CARIBOU: NA, 9 a.m. at Roads to Recovery Community Center, 1 Water St. FMI: Sholton@amhc.org, rspencer@amhc.org or ralbert@amhc.org.

CARIBOU: Email Basics, 10-11 a.m. at Caribou Public Library. Learn the basics of using email with this interactive class. Navigating, composing, replying, working with attachments and more, with hands-on class participation.

CARIBOU: Stigma Awareness, 11 a.m. at Roads to Recovery Community Center, 1 Water St. FMI: Sholton@amhc.org, rspencer@amhc.org or ralbert@amhc.org.

CARIBOU: Hand Crafters Club, 5-7 p.m. at Caribou Public Library. Bring your latest project or come to learn. No experience or supplies necessary. FMI: Vicky, 498-0799, or the library, 493-4214. Ages 10 and above.

CARIBOU: Youth Advocacy Group Meeting, 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Caribou Public Library. Focus on helping youths work through their, or their families’, struggles through addiction. FMI: Contact the library @493-4214.

VAN BUREN: Senior commodity food distribution by Aroostook Agency on Aging, 1-1:30 p.m. at the American Legion, 117 Washington Ave. FMI: 764-3396.

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, Dec. 10

CARIBOU: Children’s Holiday Shoppe during regular hours at the Caribou Public Library. Children may peruse the shop for gifts for family, friends and other loved ones. Gifts for all age groups.

CARIBOU: Email Basics, 10-11 a.m. at Caribou Public Library. Learn the basics of using email with this interactive class. Navigating, composing, replying, working with attachments and more, with hands-on class participation.

CARIBOU: All Recovery Check-in, 10 a.m. at Roads to Recovery Community Center, 1 Water St. FMI: Sholton@amhc.org, rspencer@amhc.org or ralbert@amhc.org. Movie at 2 p.m.

CARIBOU: Second community vaccine clinic with Cary Medical Center, 2-4 p.m. at S.W. Collins retail store, 6 Washburn St. Vaccines offered: COVID-19, COVID booster and flu vaccine. FMI: ljackson@swcollins.com.

CARIBOU: AA meeting, 7 p.m. at Caribou Ecumenical Food Pantry, 62 Collins St.

Saturday, Dec. 11

CARIBOU: Children’s Holiday Shoppe during regular hours at the Caribou Public Library. Children may peruse the shop for gifts for family, friends and other loved ones. Gifts for all age groups.

CARIBOU: Local Writer’s Club, 12-2 p.m. Join Christine Akridge and others for a writing workshop at the Caribou Public Library. 

CARIBOU: NA, 7 p.m. at Roads to Recovery Community Center, 1 Water St. FMI: Sholton@amhc.org, rspencer@amhc.org or ralbert@amhc.org.

Sunday, Dec. 12

ONLINE: Virtual prayer and family blessing with Bishop Robert P. Deeley, 5 p.m. All are welcome. Connect at www.portlanddiocese.org/BishopFamilyBlessing; download the Lifesize app and join meeting #11134918 as a guest; or join via phone for audio only at 877-422-8614, extension 11134918.

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

Monday, Dec. 13

CARIBOU: All Recovery Check-in, 10 a.m. at Roads to Recovery Community Center, 1 Water St. FMI: Sholton@amhc.org, rspencer@amhc.org or ralbert@amhc.org.

Tuesday, Dec. 14

CARIBOU: Criminal and Addictive Thinking, 10 a.m. at Roads to Recovery Community Center, 1 Water St. FMI: Sholton@amhc.org, rspencer@amhc.org or ralbert@amhc.org.

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