What's Happening This Week

What’s Happening This Week, April 6-12, 2022

Here’s what’s happening this week in The County.

Wednesday, April 6

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 or to sign up: 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 or to sign up: 764-3396.

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, April 7

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: Maine Educational Opportunity Center offers free sessions of “The Essentials of College Planning” at 8 and 11 a.m. at the Houlton Higher Education Center. Call 1-800-281-3703 or go to http://meoc.maine.edu.

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 or to sign up: 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 or to sign up: 764-3396.

Friday, April 8

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: Spring Basket “Feztival” at the Aroostook Shrine Club, 390 Houlton Rd., 5-8 p.m. Winners drawn live. FMI: Facebook.com/AnahAroostook.

PRESQUE ISLE : UMPI’s Employer U program will host Stacee DeLisle, LCPC, Aroostook Mental Health Center, for the workshop “Budget Cuts, Staffing Shortages, and Other Disasters” in the Multi-Purpose Room of the Campus Center, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. All are invited to attend this free event. A free lunch will be available for up to 50 people who attend on campus. Facemasks are optional, but not required. Register for the presentation and obtain the Zoom link at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSefA2zqCmPZCRhLvMNu2ijZ2pbMaZ6ezxluEmr2qCWbR8gUBg/viewform  and select Mental Health for “Wealth” Workshop (even if you did so for the March 25 program). FMI: Kim Jones at 207-768-9459 or kimberly.a.jones@maine.edu. 

Saturday, April 9

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.

PRESQUE ISLE: Spring Basket “Feztival” at the Aroostook Shrine Club, 390 Houlton Rd., 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Winners drawn live. FMI: Facebook.com/AnahAroostook.

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

Sunday, April 10

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: Spring Basket “Feztival” at the Aroostook Shrine Club, 390 Houlton Rd., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Winners drawn live. FMI: Facebook.com/AnahAroostook.

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, April 11

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, April 12

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

PRESQUE ISLE: Maine Educational Opportunity Center offers free sessions of “The Essentials of College Planning” at 9 and 11 a.m. at the Presque Isle Career Center. Call 1-800-281-3703 or go to http://meoc.maine.edu.

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