Articles by Neal Sleeper
By Neal Sleeper on April 29, 2016, at 1:52 p.m.
We are pleased to have once again partnered with Bill Sheehan, Cary Medical Center’s Healthy You to deliver this incredible birding series. This 6 part series starts May 3, come to one, or come to them all. FMI, please call Neal Sleeper at the Caribou Wellness and Recreation Center at …
By Neal Sleeper on March 17, 2016, at 4:14 p.m.
Monday, April 4, 2016 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Sportsmen Inc. Clubhouse, Rt. 161 Axle Siding, Stockholm, Maine For more information: 207-492-1180; facebook.com/events/885248154932067/ Public is welcome and encouraged to attend our monthly meeting on April 4, 2016. Meeting will begin at 6pm, followed by a fundraiser dinner for Andrew …
By Neal Sleeper on Dec. 11, 2014, at 1:49 p.m.
The Caribou Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to announce our December break schedule as well as activities including a CPR course, Mat-ball Tournament, Indoor Soccer, downhill skiing at Bigrock. FMI, call the Caribou Wellness & Recreation Center at 493-4224. Attached is the schedule as well as building hours…. This …
By Neal Sleeper on Dec. 11, 2014, at 1:33 p.m.
The caribou Wellness and Recreation Center is pleased to announce an open house on January 3, 2015 from 1-3pm at the Caribou wellness and recreation center. Demonstrations, raffles and door prizes will be going on throughout the day. There will be a healthy art unveiling by Teague Park elementary school …
By Neal Sleeper on Nov. 17, 2014, at 4:14 p.m.
The Caribou Parks & Recreation Department in conjunction with the Boreal Outdoor Club are pleased to announce that this Thursday, November 20, 2014 from 6-8pm at the Caribou Wellness & Recreation Center, area residents can stop by and rent skis for the season. As an added bonus, any renters renting …
By Neal Sleeper on Sept. 24, 2014, at 10:43 a.m.
Ocotber 30, 2014 – A day in the North Maine Woods. Al Cowperthwaite of the North Maine Woods association has invited us for the day to tour the North Maine Woods. This year’s outing will focus on the recreational component the woods play with two special private lease holder visits …
Caribou Parks & Rec. Take It Outside Adult Fall Series 2014 ~ Essential Oils & organic Herbal Medicine
By Neal Sleeper on Sept. 24, 2014, at 10:41 a.m.
October 28, 2014 – Lisa Mazzerolle, Wellness Consultant will give us insight about the proven healing benefits of essential oils. Learn how to safely use oils to naturally help promote physical and emotional wellness. Lisa will give us tips to transform your medicine cabinet with natural side effect free medicine. …
Caribou Parks & Rec. Take It Outside Adult Fall Series 2014 ~ Birding Outing, Floating Islands, Portage, Maine
By Neal Sleeper on Sept. 24, 2014, at 10:38 a.m.
October 25, 2014 ~ We are pleased to offer this outing in conjunction with Aroostook Birders. Aroostook County’s foremost birding organization. The outlet of Portage Lake is home to one of the most unique ecosystems in Northern Maine. It is also home to a wide variety of water and shore …
Caribou Parks & Rec. Take It Outside Adult Fall Series 2014 ~ Smith & Wesson & U.S. border Patrol Station, Houlton, Maine.
By Neal Sleeper on Sept. 24, 2014, at 10:19 a.m.
October 23, 2014 – Smith & Wesson has been an institution in the United States since 1852, more importantly S&W has a manufacturing presence in Houlton, Me. We will tour the facility learn what they make there, then break for lunch. Following lunch we will tour the U.S. Border Patrol …
By Neal Sleeper on Sept. 24, 2014, at 10:13 a.m.
October 21, 2014 ~ Sporting camps are a way of life in the North Maine Woods. For over a century eager sportsman and vacationers have traveled to the North Maine Woods to embrace the wonders of nature. Sporting Camps eventually evolved to provide the conveniences of living at home in …
By Neal Sleeper on Sept. 24, 2014, at 10:11 a.m.
October 18, 2014 – Though much smaller than its sister to the south, AKA Mount Katahdin and Baxter State Park, Deboullie Reserve offers every bit as much challenge and less than half the distance away. With its rugged terrain, numerous ponds, and spectacular views, let us be your guide to …
Caribou Parks & Rec. Take It Outside Adult Fall Series 2014 ~ Pineridge Scents & Candle Company Patten Lumberman’s Museum
By Neal Sleeper on Sept. 24, 2014, at 10:07 a.m.
October 16, 2014 ~ Did you know that New England’s largest jar candle was located in Aroostook County? Weighing in at 17lbs.! Out lasting the longest of Maine winters. Entrepreneur, inventor, and proprietor of PiNeRiDgE ScEnTs CandLE & SIGN Company will be hosting our group for a tour of her …
By Neal Sleeper on Sept. 24, 2014, at 9:55 a.m.
October 11-13 ~ Are you ready for a trip of your lifetime??? We guarantee you that every time you drive by Mt. Katahdin on I-95 you will never look at the mountain the same way again. Join us for a two night camping trip to Baxter State Park to hike …
By Neal Sleeper on Sept. 24, 2014, at 9:52 a.m.
October 9, 2014 – Sabian Cymbal has been manufacturing cymbals across the border from Houlton since 1981. Sabian is the benchmark for cymbals used all across the world! Following a tour of the manufacturing facility we will break for lunch at John Gyles Motel & Heino’s German Cuisine in Meductic. …
By Neal Sleeper on Sept. 24, 2014, at 9:49 a.m.
October 7, 2014 – We often take for granite that things always go as planned, what would you know what to do if life threw you a curve ball? This is a great training opportunity to learn how to take the necessary steps to possibly save someone’s life, perhaps it’s …
Caribou Parks & Rec. Take It Outside Adult Fall Series 2014 ~ Houlton Farms Dairy & Smyrna Amish Community
By Neal Sleeper on Sept. 24, 2014, at 9:40 a.m.
October 14, 2014 – The quality standard of Northern Maine! Serving customers in Aroostook County and beyond since 1938 with locally produced premium milk, butter, ice cream and more. Find out what it takes for local dairies to survive against big milk conglomerates. Following this tour, we will have lunch …
By Neal Sleeper on Sept. 23, 2014, at 4:29 p.m.
Caribou Pack 184 is pleased to announce that on October 7 from 6-7:30 at the Caribou Friends For Scouts Hall at 71 Aldridge Drive, we will be hosting out annual Cub Scout Round Up. This event is open to any boy in grades 1-5 to participate. This is your opportunity …
By Neal Sleeper on Sept. 03, 2014, at 11:11 a.m.
September 20, 2014 will mark Caribou’s first ever adventure style race. The event will begin at the Otter Street Park and Ride. Sneakers prizes for overall male and and female finishers as well as gift card prizes for first place family team, first place four person team and first place …
By Neal Sleeper on Aug. 29, 2014, at 11:14 a.m.
The Caribou Parks & Recreation Department is pleased to be offering area residents another season of fall outings. These outings are for anyone over the age of 18, regardless of residency. FMI about these excellent offerings, call the Caribou Wellness & Recreation Center at 207-493-4224. This post was contributed by …
Caribou Parks & Recreation Department, 2014 Take It Outside Adult Spring Series ~ Maple Sap House Tours
By Neal Sleeper on Jan. 07, 2014, at 9:33 a.m.
April 15, 2014, Who doesn’t love the sweet smells of maple syrup as it’s being evaporated off during the process of making maple syrup. Warm days and cools night are the perfect ingredient for making that delicacy that we love to pour over pancakes, waffles and french toast. Maple syrup …