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Things to do – Week of August 4, 2021

Wednesday, Aug. 4

PICKLEBALL – Portage Lake, 6 p.m. at the courts behind the town hall. Weather permitting. all levels/skills welcome. No signup; just show up.

LIVING WELL FOR BETTER HEALTH – Free online class offered by Aroostook Agency on Aging and Healthy Living for ME, 2:30-5 p.m. Call Jane Hanson at 764-3396/1-800-439-1789 or visit www.healthylivingforme.org to preregister for a link or more information. 

MAINECARE TOOLKIT – Online, 12-1 p.m. Call the Aroostook Agency on Aging at 764-3396/1-800-439-1789 or email info@aroostookaging.org for a link.

SAVVY CAREGIVER – Free Zoom class offered by Aroostook Agency on Aging, 6-8 p.m. Introduces family members to the caregiving role. Call 764-3396 or 1-800-439-1789 to pre-register and receive a link.

Thursday, Aug. 5

SENIOR COMMODITY FOOD DISTRIBUTION – Fort Kent, by Aroostook Agency on Aging, 9:30-10:30 a.m. at Fort Kent Senior Citizen Center parking lot, 20 Pine St. FMI: 764-3396.

SENIOR COMMODITY FOOD DISTRIBUTION – Van Buren, by Aroostook Agency on Aging, 1-1:30 p.m. at the American Legion, 117 Washington Ave. FMI: 764-3396.

BINGOCIZE – Free online class combining bingo and moderate exercise, 10-11 a.m. Sponsored by Aroostook Agency on Aging, Healthy Living for ME and Aging ME. Individuals over 55 can register at 764-3396 or 1-800-439-1789 for a link.

Friday, Aug. 6

AA MEETING – Fort Kent, 7 p.m., St. Louis Church, 26 E. Main St.

Saturday, Aug. 7

VETERANS FREE BREAKFAST – Fort Kent , American Legion Post 133, 7:30-9:30 a.m. Free. Mask if desired. No more than 50 people at a time. Donations accepted.

AA MEETING – Madawaska, 9:30 a.m., 309 St. Thomas St. (building next to Catholic Church, rear door).

Monday, Aug. 9

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS BINGO – Fort Kent K of C Hall, 372 Frenchville Rd., 6-9 p.m. Masks, social distancing required. 

Tuesday, Aug. 10

RED CROSS BABYSITTER TRAINING – Fort Kent Town Office, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. $50/student; recommended ages 11-15. Certified instructor: Penny Kern. Bring bagged lunch and drink. FMI: town office, 834-3090.

BINGOCIZE – Free online class combining bingo and moderate exercise, 10-11 a.m. Sponsored by Aroostook Agency on Aging, Healthy Living for ME and Aging ME. Individuals over 55 can register at 764-3396 or 1-800-439-1789 for a link.

Wednesday, Aug. 11

PICKLEBALL – Portage Lake, 6 p.m. at the courts behind the town hall. Weather permitting. all levels/skills welcome. No signup; just show up.

SAVVY CAREGIVER – Free Zoom class offered by Aroostook Agency on Aging, 6-8 p.m. Introduces family members to the caregiving role. Call 764-3396 or 1-800-439-1789 to pre-register and receive a link.

Thursday, Aug. 12

GUIDED TRAIL HIKE – Fort Kent Outdoor Center, 5:30-7 p.m. Meet at FKOC parking lot. All are welcome; hikers under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Terrain: pavement, grass, wooded trails.

LIONS BOY SCOUT BARBECUE – The Lions’ Boy Scout chicken barbecue will be a take-out-only dinner, serving from 4:30-6 p.m. at the Lions Pavilion. All proceeds to benefit Fort Kent Boy Scouts.

BINGOCIZE – Free online class combining bingo and moderate exercise, 10-11 a.m. Sponsored by Aroostook Agency on Aging, Healthy Living for ME and Aging ME. Individuals over 55 can register at 764-3396 or 1-800-439-1789 for a link.

Friday, Aug. 13

PLOYE FESTIVAL CRAFT & VENDOR FAIR – Fort Kent, various businesses, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.. Crafters will be hosted by local Fort Kent businesses. FMI: Call the chamber office at 834-5354.  

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