This Week's Events

Start Date Title Start Time Description
Monday, April 24, 2017 "Images From My Heart": "Images From My Heart": Paintings by Jorge Pena
Event Dates and Times
4/24/2017 - 6/16/2017
Mark & Emily Turner Memorial Library, Akeley Gallery, 39 Second Street, Presque Isle, Maine
"Images From My Heart" is a selection of artworks by painter Jorge Pena. The show opens in the Akeley Galleries April 24th and stays installed through June 16th. Join our Artist-in-residence Clifton Boudman and Jorge for an opening reception on April 29th from 11:00 am until 2 pm.
Cliff Boudman, 207.764.2571
Saturday, May 27, 2017 Greater SJV Community Wide Yard Sale 08:00am




























St. John Valley Chamber of Commerce356 Main St, Madawaska, Maine 04756









Sunday, May 28, 2017 County Strides Running Group 10:00am County Strides Running Group, Presque Isle. Sundays; 10:00 a.m. at various locations. Open to all abilities; be ready for an easy run of 30-45 minutes, and bring friends! Visit County Strides at www.facebook.com/groups/447181508818122 FMI
Monday, May 29, 2017 Sovereign Sons Brotherhood 2017 Memorial Ride 09:00am Sovereign Sons Brotherhood 2017
Memorial Ride to honor our fallen!
P.O.W/M.I.A/K.I.A
Gone but never forgotten
Rain or shine! Kickstands up at 9am sharp!
This year will include C.H. MacKenzie's aka Drifter's ceremony.
we will be doing our normal Caribou Veteran Cemetery run with an extra loop that was special to Drifter.
All are welcome, and cages can follow in the rear this year.
Thank you for all the love and support!
Mack
Monday, May 29, 2017 Memorial Day Parade in Caribou 10:00am Begins at 10am on Memorial  day at the Caribou court house and ends at the Veterans Memorial park. A  Veterand memorial ceremony occurs at the memorial park followed by a Veterans day ceremony at the Maine Veterans cemetery in Caribou at 1pm
Monday, May 29, 2017 Memorial Day Parade in P.I. 10:00am The Disabled American Veterans would like to invite local queens, groups and clubs to participate in the annual Memorial Day Parade in Presque Isle on May 29th. Line up is at 9:30 at the South entrance of UMPI. Parade will begin at 10:00. The parade will go north on Main Street, pause briefly for the laying of the wreath and then end at North Street. Queens are encouraged to ride in cars or floats with other Queens. Please post below or message Allison Wheeler if you would like to participate in the parade. Please feel free to share this event and let me know if you have any questions!
Monday, May 29, 2017 The County Remembers 11:30am A multi event day to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice to their country.
The County Remembers
Kick off starts with the Honor Run Half / Blue Moose in Monticello
Opening Ceremony at Civic Center at 11:30
Playing of service branches songs
Roll Call of the Honored
National Anthem
2nd Annual Wilderness Walk for Warriors Memorial Day 5k
Sit down Barbeque Luncheon and booth displays
Honor Guard presentation ME State Police , ME Army Nat. Guard
Introductions and guest speaker
Concert 2 bands
Closing remarks
Benediction
Monday, May 29, 2017 Sign UP for Spring Session of After School Arts Program 03:00pm Community Art Projects will be our focus during the Spring Session of Wintergreen's After School Arts Program beginning April 24 through June 1, 2017.

Creativity can help make great things happen in our community. Please join us during the Spring Session of Wintergreen’s After School Arts Program as we immerse ourselves in community art projects. From the Presque Isle Community Garden Fence Project to sign art and more, let’s have some fun as we spruce things up around town!

The main objective of this 6-week session is to provide students with a creative way to give back to our community. Students will help plan, design, and complete each community art project. There is nothing like the feeling of a project well done while doing good things for others!

Grades 1-4 meet Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:00 to 5:00 pm.

Grades 5-8 meet Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:00 to 5:00 pm.

Only $50 per 6-week session.

Call (207) 762-3576.
Monday, May 29, 2017 My Money Works 05:30pm This class can help you gain the skills and confidence you need to stretch your money, pay your bills, reduce debt, find money for saving, plan for retirement and set personal financial goals.  At the end of the class you will have a plan to achieve geater financial stability.  A follow up session is scheduled to provide additional networking and support.  Successful completion of this class meets one of the requirements for the Family Development Account and Rainy Day Savings matched savings programs.
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 Clean up your credit 06:00pm This class covers the basics of a business plan, marketing, cash planning and is suitable for those thinking abour or in the early start up phase of a new business.  It will help you assess the feasibility, desirability, and viability of your business idea and get you started with your plan
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 St. John Valley Senior College - HasKap Berry and Tree Farm Tour with Gary Voisine 01:00pm St. John Valley Senior College - HasKap Berry and Tree Farm Tour with Gary Voisine
Event Dates and Times
5/31/2017 - Starts: 1:00 PM
Meet at UMFK Sportscenter at 12:30pm: Fort Kent
This trip will take participants to the HasKap farm in Wallagrass to learn more about this Japanese fruit that touts extended life and improved vision.
FMI: Visit SJVSC.org
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 Sign UP for Spring Session of After School Arts Program 03:00pm Community Art Projects will be our focus during the Spring Session of Wintergreen's After School Arts Program beginning April 24 through June 1, 2017.

Creativity can help make great things happen in our community. Please join us during the Spring Session of Wintergreen’s After School Arts Program as we immerse ourselves in community art projects. From the Presque Isle Community Garden Fence Project to sign art and more, let’s have some fun as we spruce things up around town!

The main objective of this 6-week session is to provide students with a creative way to give back to our community. Students will help plan, design, and complete each community art project. There is nothing like the feeling of a project well done while doing good things for others!

Grades 1-4 meet Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:00 to 5:00 pm.

Grades 5-8 meet Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:00 to 5:00 pm.

Only $50 per 6-week session.

Call (207) 762-3576.
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 Let's Talk About It 05:00pm Fort Fairfield Public Library and Maine Humanities Council are proud to offer 'Ethnic Americans in Maine: Making a Life, Shaping an Identity', a 5-part Let's Talk About It Book Discussion Series. More information about this series at https://mainehumanities.org/programs/lets-talk/ethnic-americans-in-maine-making-a-life-shaping-an-identity/

Our first pick will be selections from 'Maine Speaks: an anthology of Maine literature' as chosen by discussion facilitator, Jan Grieco. A prism of landscape, people and events, Maine Speaks is a collage of voices-from anonymous storytellers to literary notables such as Longfellow, Thoreau, E.B. White, and Stephen King.

To register for this book discussion series or for more information, please visit the library or contact us at (207) 472-3880. Copies of each book will be made available for pick-up at the circulation desk.
Thursday, June 01, 2017 Aroostook Roller Derby Bout http://www.aroostookrollerderby.com/
Thursday, June 01, 2017 FREE Presentation on topic of local historic interest 05:30pm Join Presque Isle Historical Society for a FREE presentation on a topic of local historic interest.  Many of these
also include artifacts not always seen up close.  MARCH 1:  NW Downing & Son.  JUNE 7:  Alice Kimball.  
SEPTEMBER 6:  136th Radio Detachment.  DECEMBER 6:  Dr. Eugene Doble.
Thursday, June 01, 2017 Presque Isle's Summer Concert Series- Rockin on Riverside 06:00pm . This year, the concerts will be on Thursdays on opposite weeks from Caribou. They will be held in the new public pavilion along Riverside Drive beginning at 6:00 p.m. and run until about 8:30 p.m.

That being said, we are currently lining up vendors for the events. There is NO FEE to be a vendor at the concert series, but vendors must be registered in advance with us (a vendor registration form is attached). The concerts will be as follows:

Thursday, June 1 – Wally & the Virginians
Thursday, June 15 – waiting on signed contract from band
Thursday, June 29 – Star City Syndicate (Motown)
Thursday, July 13 – waiting on signed contract from band
Thursday, July 29 – The Brad Hutchinson Project
Thursday, August 10 – Rock Dox
Thursday, August 24 – Powerage (AC/DC)

Riverside Drive will be closed off by 4:00 p.m. and vendors will set up in the parking lot immediately north of the pavilion. A map of the venue is attached. We are hoping to have a car show each night as well.

If you would like to be one of our vendors, would you kindly fill out the attached vendor form and return to me no later than May 1? Thank you.
Friday, June 02, 2017 Mini Open Studio 09:00am


Mini Open Studio

with Amy McLaughlin

Friday Morning, 9:00 am to 11:00 am 



Please drop by and visit with Miss Amy during Mini Open Studio on Friday mornings from 9:30 am to 11:00 am.  She has a unique themed craft project every week.



Only $3.00 per child (free to infants and wee ones who do not participate).
Punch cards available.


Friday, June 02, 2017 NMKA Friday Night Kart Racing Series 05:00pm Spud Speedway hosts the NMKA Friday Night Kart Racing Series. This is the fifth season for racing karts in northern Maine and western New Brunswick. This race is the first of 10 races at the Caribou track this season, Grandstands free. Pit admission only $10 per person. There is racing at Spud Speedway in 2017!
Friday, June 02, 2017 Movies in the Park Series 09:00pm This week's Movie in the Park is Moana.  Bring your kids and a lawn chair and blanket with your favorite snack and watch the movie outside under the stars!
Saturday, June 03, 2017 30 Mile City Wide Garage Sale Event Dates and Times
6/3/2017
6/4/2017
Fort Kent Maine ~ Allagash, Maine
City wide garage sales from Fort Kent all the way up to Allagash.
Alisha Theriault 207-231-0616
Saturday, June 03, 2017 Aroostook Birders Bird Walk 07:00am Aroostook Birders Bird Walk, Presque Isle. 7:00-10:00 a.m. at Aroostook State Park. Please join us for an early morning bird walk. We will split into groups, depending on the attendance, and search for returning migrants in the various habitats of the park. Warblers should be in abundance unless it is pouring rain! Cost: $3/adult 12-64 years, $1/youth 5-11 years, all others free. Visit www.aroostookbirders.com FMI
Saturday, June 03, 2017 Farming in of Caribou 08:00am Caribou Historical Society and Museum invites you to stop by the museum on Saturdays between 12:00 and 4:00 pm during the months of May and June to investigate the display ‘Farming in of Caribou.’ Various types of farming are represented. The museum is located at 1033 Presque Isle Rd. All are welcome.
Saturday, June 03, 2017 Area Wide Yard Sale 08:00am The Central Aroostook Area Wide Yard sale will be June 3&4 2017
To be on the map please register no later than May 18th!
The registration form can be found on this website by March 1st.
Call 764-6561 for more information
Saturday, June 03, 2017 2nd Annual Live United Aroostook Auto Rally 09:00am SAVE THE DATE! Join us on Saturday, June 3rd for the 2nd Annual Live United Aroostook Auto Rally. This unique rolling car show will travel 120 miles across Aroostook County with fun stops and food along the way. A great way to support the United Way of Aroostook while enjoying the scenery of beautiful Aroostook County. Last year we had 75 unique cars enter the Rally and spend the day getting to know the other drivers and checking out the different vehicles. If you are a car enthusiast or just want to join in on the fun this is the event for you. Registration forms will be available soon as we hope to have over 150 cars join us as we LIve United Aroostook!
Saturday, June 03, 2017 2017 OOB365 Scottish Festival in Old Orchard Beach! 10:00am Our 2nd Annual Scottish Festival in Old Orchard Beach! Time to met ALBANNACH and jam out to their Pipes and Drums. Featuring Charlie Zahm under the Maple Tree. NEW THIS YEAR - opening ceremony and clan/pipe parade and performances by FELLSWATER! Plus we have it on good authority that there will be lots of KILTS! Of course our awesome Heavy Athletics Expo and lots of TRADITIONAL SCOTTISH FOODS! Artists and Scottish crafters to boot! Mark your calendar today!
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