What’s Happening This Week, April 27-May 3, 2022

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Here’s what’s happening this week.

Wednesday, April 27

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: 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 28

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.


Friday, April 29

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: The University of Maine at Presque Isle’s Reed Fine Art Gallery will host an opening reception for two Senior Art Exhibitions from 6-8 p.m., in conjunction with First Friday Art Walk. BFA majors Shani Hardgrove and Julia Sherman will present their shows “maladaptive daydreaming” and “METAMORPHOSIS.” Free and open to the public. Face masks required. Gallery hours: Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., Fridays, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Sundays from 2-8 p.m. FMI: Frank Sullivan at frank.sullivan@maine.edu or 207-694-1920. 


Saturday, April 30

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, May 1

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: Cub Scout Pack 171 will host a bike-rodeo for kids, 2-4 p.m., Methodist Church parking lot, 79 Fleetwood St.  Girls and boys in kindergarten through grade 5 are invited to bring  their own bikes to try some challenges and learn bike safety.  Info available on joining redesigned Cub Scout program. FMI: Presque Isle Cub Scout Pack 171 on Facebook.

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, May 2

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

ONLINE: Savvy Caregiver, 6-8 p.m., hosted by Aroostook Area Agency on Aging and Healthy Living for ME. Curriculum includes a caregiver manual and workbook. Introduces family caregivers to the caregiving role, providing them with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed to carry out that role and alerting them to self-care issues. FMI: Aroostook Agency on Aging, 764-3396, 1-800-439-1789 or email info@aroostookaging.org to receive a link to the ZOOM class.


Tuesday, May 3

HOULTON: Senior commodity food distribution by Aroostook Agency on Aging, 10-11 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 110 Military St. FMI or to sign up: 764-3396.

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