What's Happening This Week

What’s Happening This Week, March 2-9, 2022

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

Wednesday, March 2

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

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.

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

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.

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, March 3

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.

PRESQUE ISLE: Senior commodity food distribution by Aroostook Agency on Aging, 10-11 a.m. at Riverside Park Pavilion parking lot on Riverside Drive. FMI: 764-3396.

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.

 

Friday, March 4

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

CARIBOU: Senior commodity food distribution by Aroostook Agency on Aging, 8-9 a.m. at Catholic Charities Warehouse, 14 Old Van Buren Rd. FMI: 764-3396.

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

PRESQUE ISLE: Opening reception to view the works of stained-glass artist Lisa Wark at Wintergreen Arts Center, 6-8 p.m., part of First Friday Art Walk.

PRESQUE ISLE:  Aroostook Agency on Aging exhibits the work of local artist Filomena Irving  in March with an opening reception 5-7 p.m. during Presque Isle’s First Friday Art Walk. FMI call 207-764-3396 or 1-800-439-1789.

PRESQUE ISLE: The University of Maine at Presque Isle’s Reed Fine Art Gallery will host a closing reception for “People & Places: Figurative and Landscape Art from the University Collections” from 6-8 p.m. Free and open to the public. Anyone attending must wear a face covering and either be fully vaccinated or have a negative COVID test within 72 hours. FMI contact Frank Sullivan at frank.sullivan@maine.edu or 207-694-1920. 

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, March 5

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.

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

 

Sunday, March 6

HOULTON: AA meeting, 6 p.m. at Aroostook Recovery Center of Hope and via Zoom. FMI: 207-254-2213, cputnam@amhc.org, sholton@amhc.org.

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, March 7

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

 

Tuesday, March 8

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

PRESQUE ISLE: UMPI’s Campus Engagement Office will host spoken word artist Asia Samson, of the Asia Project, at 8 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose Room of the Campus Center. He is accompanied on guitar by his brother-in-law Jollan. This event is free and open to the public, anyone attending will be required to wear a face covering and either be fully vaccinated or have a negative COVID test within 72 hours. FMI, contact Madi Exferd at madison.exferd@maine.edu. 

 

Wednesday, March 9

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

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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