What's Happening This Week

What’s Happening This Week, Feb. 9-17, 2022

Here’s what’s happening this week in central/southern Aroostook.

Wednesday, Feb. 9

CARIBOU: Miss Erin’s Picture Book Story Time 1 p.m. on the Caribou Public Library Facebook/YouTube pages. Join Miss Erin for some singing, dancing, and picture book stories. She features a new theme every week.

CARIBOU: Great Decisions Discussion Group, 3-4:30 p.m. at the Caribou Public Library. Participate in this Foreign Policy Administration discussion group. Read the articles and join us for a discussion about each article.

HOULTON: Putnam House Senior Center, open 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

 ONLINE: Bingocize, 10-11 a.m., hosted by Aroostook Agency on Aging, Healthy Living for ME and AgingME. Combines bingo with moderate exercise. For anyone 55 and over. FMI or to register, call 764-3396/1-800-439-1789 or visit www.healthylivingforme.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, Feb. 10

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.

HOULTON: AA meeting, 7:30 p.m., Watson Hall, upstairs, Church of the Good Shepherd, 116 Main St.

Friday, Feb. 11

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

HOULTON: Putnam House Senior Center, open 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

PRESQUE ISLE: Sip and Name That Tune at Wintergreen Arts Center, 6-8 p.m. Music from the ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80s. Play with your special someone; $25 per person. Wine, appetizers and bragging rights galore. Tickets at: wintergreenarts.org.

ONLINE: Bingocize, 10-11 a.m., hosted by Aroostook Agency on Aging, Healthy Living for ME and AgingME. Combines bingo with moderate exercise. For anyone 55 and over. FMI or to register, call 764-3396/1-800-439-1789 or visit www.healthylivingforme.org.

Saturday, Feb. 12

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

HOULTON: AA meeting, 9 a.m., upstairs side room, Church of the Good Shepherd, 116 Main St.

HOULTON: Valentine’s cookie walk, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Houlton United Methodist Church. Pick out a dozen homemade cookies; $5/dozen. Homemade by good cooks of the church and friends, to benefit outreach programs. Curbside pickup available. Call Sharon, 540-6982, by Feb. 11.

STOCKHOLM: AA meeting, Brigade Group, 7 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 8 Donworth St.

Sunday, Feb. 13

 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.

Monday, Feb. 14

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

HOULTON: Putnam House Senior Center, open 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Tuesday, Feb 15

CARIBOU: IditaREAD at the Caribou Public Library begins today and runs through March 31. Join the “last great race” and read the Iditarod! Pick up your reading log and checkpoint list and begin earning your certificate. For children, teens & adults!

HOULTON: AA meeting, 7:30-9 p.m. Tuesdays at First Baptist Church, 46 Court St. FMI: Mike, 889-0910.

ONLINE: Savvy Caregiver, 6-8 p.m., class 6 of 6, hosted by Aroostook Agency on Aging and Healthy Living for Me. Introduces family to the caregiving role. FMI or to receive a link, call 764-3396/1-800-439-1789 or email info@aroostookaging.org.

Wednesday, Feb. 16

CARIBOU: NDEC: Improving Digital Literacy for Free with NDEC 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Caribou Public Library. The NDEC offers over 40 classes in an online interactive format and at partner onsite locations throughout the state of Maine. This overview goes over the three curricula — Aging Well With Technology, For Home & Family, and For Work & Business – and is designed for individuals looking to improve their personal computer skills as well as for partner organizations who want to more fully understand what we offer for classes.

CARIBOU: Miss Erin’s Picture Book Story Time 1 p.m. on the Caribou Public Library Facebook/YouTube pages. Join Miss Erin for some singing, dancing, and picture book stories. She features a new theme every week. 

HOULTON: Putnam House Senior Center, open 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

ONLINE: Bingocize, 10-11 a.m., hosted by Aroostook Agency on Aging, Healthy Living for ME and AgingME. Combines bingo with moderate exercise. For anyone 55 and over. FMI or to register, call 764-3396/1-800-439-1789 or visit www.healthylivingforme.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.

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