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Things to do – Week of September 8, 2021

Wednesday, Sept. 8

LINE DANCING WITH THE HARVEYS – Fort Kent Senior Center, 6-8 p.m., with Warren and Joan. Offered by SJV Senior College. FMI: 834-3536 or 728-3371 or register at www.sjvsc.org.

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 – Online, 12 noon, Wednesdays through Oct. 13. Introduces family members to the role of caregiving. FMI: 764-3396/1-800-439-1789 or email info@aroostookaging.org to receive a link.

SJV SENIOR COLLEGE: INTRO TO UMFK NURSING PROGRAM & VOLUNTEERISM – Fort Kent, UMFK Nadeau Teleconference Room, 6 p.m., with Duane Belanger. FMI: 834-3536 or 728-3371, or register at www.sjvsc.org.

THE GATHERING PLACE – Online, 10-11 a.m., hosted by Aroostook Agency on Aging and AgingME. Safe space for those with chronic health conditions or memory loss to interact with others. FMI: 764-3396/1-800-439-1789 or email info@aroostookaging.org.

Thursday, Sept. 9

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.

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

SENIOR COMMODITY FOOD DISTRIBUTION – Van Buren, 1-1:30 p.m., American Legion parking lot, 117 Washington Ave., by Aroostook Agency on Aging. 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, Sept. 10

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

Saturday, Sept. 11

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

FRENCHVILLE FIRE DEPT. OPEN HOUSE – Frenchville, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., in honor of 9/11. Hot dogs, chips and soda on sale to benefit Dr. Levesque teachers and students.

OUT OF THE DARKNESS WALK – Fort Kent, Lions Pavilion at Riverside Park, starting at 9 a.m.  FMI: visit https://www.nmmc.org/Events/2021-out-of-the-darkness-walk-september-11-2021/?fbclid=IwAR1zYxuAfy7BcvHmYbEp69LgQ5RtRhW5-1h0afMnqydTPm7QEOGKG7VSlkQ.

Monday, Sept. 13

TAI CHI FOR BETTER HEALTH AND BALANCE –Fort Kent Senior Center, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Mondays and Fridays through Nov. 19. Hosted by Aroostook Agency on Aging and Healthy Living for ME. Instructor: Ben Paradis. Fee: $20. FMI: Jane Hanson, 764-3396 or 1-800-439-1789, or visit www.healthylivingforme.org.

Tuesday, Sept. 14

MEDICARE 101 – Online, 10 a.m.-12 noon, with Aroostook Agency on Aging Medicare Coordinator Tara Henderson. FMI or to preregister: 764-3396 or 1-800-439-1789.

Wednesday, Sept. 15

LINE DANCING WITH THE HARVEYS – Fort Kent Senior Center, 6-8 p.m., with Warren and Joan. Offered by SJV Senior College. FMI: 834-3536 or 728-3371 or register at www.sjvsc.org.

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

FALLS PREVENTION INFORMATIONAL SESSION – Online, 10-11 a.m., with Aroostook Agency on Aging. Free; preregistration is required. FMI: 764-3396/1-800-439-1789 or email info@aroostookaging.org.

MEDICARE FRAUD AND ABUSE SESSION – Online, 1-2 p.m., withAroostook Agency on Aging. Call Medicare Coordinator Tara Henderson at 764-3396 or 800-439-1789 for more information or to preregister.

SAVVY CAREGIVER – Online, 12 noon, Wednesdays through Oct. 13. Introduces family members to the role of caregiving. FMI: 764-3396/1-800-439-1789 or email info@aroostookaging.org to receive a link.

THE GATHERING PLACE – Online, 10-11 a.m., hosted by Aroostook Agency on Aging and AgingME. Safe space for those with chronic health conditions or memory loss to interact with others. FMI: 764-3396/1-800-439-1789 or email info@aroostookaging.org.

Please submit “Things To Do” items to lpelletier@sjvalley-times.com. Thank you.

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