Fort Kent

Things to do – Week of September 29, 2021

Wednesday, Sept. 29

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.

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.

Friday, Oct. 1

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

BIBLE STUDY – Frenchville, 6:30 p.m., home of Nancy Dellagrotta. Bible study on original Christianity. FMI: 543-6619.

Saturday, Oct. 2

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

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.

Monday, Oct. 4

K OF C BINGO – Fort Kent, 6-9 p.m. at K of C Hall, 372 Frenchville Rd. Masks will be required. Members of the same family living together can sit next to each other. All others need to follow the 6 foot distance. 

SJV SENIOR COLLEGE: POTATO HARVESTING – Fort Kent, meet at UMFK gym parking lot at 9 a.m. Call 834-3536 or 728-3371, or register at www.sjvsc.org.

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, Oct. 5

SJV SENIOR COLLEGE: BORDER CROSSINGS Recorded Zoom class, 7p.m., Early St. John River Valley Border Crossings with Gerald Soucy. Call 834-3536 or 728-3371, or register at www.sjvsc.org.

STAND DOWN FOR HOMELESS VETERANS – Caribou, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Community Based Outpatient Clinic, 163 Van Buren Rd. Veterans in need of assistance are encouraged to attend and will receive cold weather supplies, non-perishable food items, connection to resources, and care packages. FMI: Maine Bureau of Veterans’ Services, 207-430-6035 or maine.gov/veterans.

Wednesday, Oct. 6

CARY DRIVE-THRU FLU SHOT CLINIC – Van Buren, 4-6:30 p.m., Van Buren District School. Open to public. Children under 9 encouraged to receive vaccine from school or provider. FMI: 498-1112.

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.

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.

Thursday, Oct. 7

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.

CHEERS TO SOBRIETY VIRTUAL MOCKTAILS PARTY – Via Zoom, 7-9 p.m. Sober October is a time to reflect on alcohol use and its impact on your health, wallet and family.  Free. To register call Aroostook County Action Program’s Community Educator Robin Thurston at 498-9602. Event sponsored by SAMSHA’s Communities Talk Project.

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

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