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

Wednesday, Dec. 8

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.

WASHBURN: A Matter of Balance with Aroostook Agency on Aging, 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Washburn Recreation Center. Wednesdays and Fridays. FMI: Jane Hanson at 764-3396/1-800-439-1789 or visit www.healthylivingforme.org. 

ONLINE: Falls Prevention informational session, 10-11 a.m., hosted by Aroostook Agency on Aging. FMI: 764-3396 or 1-800-439-1789 or email info@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: 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

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

PRESQUE ISLE: The Wintergreen Express, final destination: the “North Pole” at Wintergreen Arts Center, Aroostook Centre Mall. Hot cocoa, cookie decorating, visit with Santa Claus. For children 10 and under, accompanied by at least one ticketed adult. Two options: Ride Molly the Trolley for $15 per ticket, or come to the mall without the trolley ride for $7.50. Tickets online at wintergreenarts.org.

PRESQUE ISLE: Victorian Christmas at the Estey. Join Presque Isle Historical Society from 6 to 9 p.m.  in a celebration of Christmas traditions at the Vera Estey House museum on Third Street. $10/person. FMI: 762-1151.

WASHBURN: A Matter of Balance with Aroostook Agency on Aging, 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Washburn Recreation Center. Wednesdays and Fridays. FMI: Jane Hanson at 764-3396/1-800-439-1789 or visit www.healthylivingforme.org. 

Saturday, Dec. 11

MARS HILL: Victorian Christmas presentation at Walter T.A. Hansen Memorial Library, 10 Hansen St., 10 a.m. 

PRESQUE ISLE: The Wintergreen Express, final destination: the “North Pole” at Wintergreen Arts Center, Aroostook Centre Mall. Hot cocoa, cookie decorating, visit with Santa Claus. For children 10 and under, accompanied by at least one ticketed adult. Two options: Ride Molly the Trolley for $15 per ticket, or come to the mall without the trolley ride for $7.50. Tickets online at wintergreenarts.org.

PRESQUE ISLE: Victorian Christmas at the Estey. Join Presque Isle Historical Society from 6 to 9 p.m.  in a celebration of Christmas traditions at the Vera Estey House museum on Third Street. $10/person. FMI: 762-1151.

Sunday, Dec. 12

PRESQUE ISLE: The Wintergreen Express, final destination: the “North Pole” at Wintergreen Arts Center, Aroostook Centre Mall. Hot cocoa, cookie decorating, visit with Santa Claus. For children 10 and under, accompanied by at least one ticketed adult. Two options: Ride Molly the Trolley for $15 per ticket, or come to the mall without the trolley ride for $7.50. Tickets online at wintergreenarts.org.

PRESQUE ISLE: Victorian Christmas at the Estey. Join Presque Isle Historical Society from 1 to 2  p.m.  in a celebration of Christmas traditions at the Vera Estey House museum on Third Street. $10/person. FMI: 762-1151.

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

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

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

Tuesday, Dec. 14

PRESQUE ISLE: Red Cross blood drive, 12-6 p.m., Sargent Family Community Center, 22 Chapman St. Please make an appointment by downloading the Red Cross Blood Donor app, visiting redcrossblood.org or calling 1 (800) RED CROSS.

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