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Things to do – Week of August 11, 2021

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.

St. JOHN VIANNEY PARISH GARAGE SALE – Fort Kent, St. Louis Catholic Church parking lot, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

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 AND INTERNATIONAL MUSKIE DERBY – Fort Kent, through Sunday. Various activities and venues. Derby weigh station open 9 a.m.-7 p.m. FMI: www.fortkentchamber.com.  

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.  

ST. JOHN VIANNEY PARISH GARAGE SALE – Fort Kent, St. Louis Catholic Church parking lot, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

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

Saturday, Aug. 14

PLOYE FESTIVAL AND INTERNATIONAL MUSKIE DERBY – Fort Kent, through Sunday. Various activities and venues. Derby weigh station open 9 a.m.-7 p.m. FMI: www.fortkentchamber.com

FRIENDS OF ST. FRANCIS CHICKEN BARBECUE – St. Francis Community Center, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

ST. JOHN VIANNEY PARISH GARAGE SALE – Fort Kent, St. Louis Catholic Church parking lot, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

UNITED INSURANCE 4-PERSON SCRAMBLE – Fort Kent Golf Club, shotgun start 8 a.m. Prizes for first, second and third gross and net. Registration fee $45/person. FMI and to register: 834-3149.

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

Sunday, Aug. 15

ACADIAN VILLAGE REDUCED ADMISSION – Van Buren. Admission will be reduced today for adults and children over 12 at $5 each, while younger children will be admitted free.

PLOYE FESTIVAL AND INTERNATIONAL MUSKIE DERBY – Fort Kent, through Sunday. Various activities and venues. Derby weigh station open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Derby awards ceremony 6 p.m. FMI: www.fortkentchamber.com.  

ST. JOHN VIANNEY PARISH GARAGE SALE – Fort Kent, St. Louis Catholic Church parking lot, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 

Monday, Aug. 16

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

Tuesday, Aug. 17

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. 18

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

RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE – Fort Kent, Knights of Columbus Hall, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Download Red Cross Blood Donor app, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1 (800) RED CROSS for an appointment or more information.

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