Well adult clinic: Nashoba Associated Boards of Health, in conjunction with the Groton Board of Health, announces that a Well Adult Clinic will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Senior Center, 163 West Main St., Groton. Drop in for blood pressure, pulse screening and diet teaching. No appointment is necessary. For information, please contact Nashoba Associated Boards of Health at 978-772-3335 or 1-800-427-9762 ext. 333.

Relay for Life of Greater Ayer Kickoff Birthday: Celebrating 100 years of the American Cancer Society at the recreation hall at St. Anthony's in Shirley from 6-8 p.m. This event is open to the public and we encourage everyone interested in learning more about Relay, or ways that they can help, to please join us. There will be food, music, and games for the kids. Hope to see you there.


Page Hilltop preschool, pre-kindergarten open house/registration: Please see below for details.

Ayer Childcare Program: preschool/ prekindergarten information and registration night (snow date: Monday, Feb. 11) from 6 to 7 p.m. at Page Hilltop School. ACP offers child care before and after preschool and during school vacations, no-school days, and summer. Call the ACP office at 978-772-8600, ext. 1404, for information.


Veterans agent: 5 p.m., Town Hall.

Board of Selectmen: 7 p.m., Town Hall.

Green Communities: 7 p.m., Town Hall.


Community Preservation Committee: 7 p.


m., Town Hall.


Planning Board: 7 p.m., Town Hall.


Preschool, pre-kindergarten open house/registration

Lura A. White Elementary School will hold a preschool/prekindergarten information/registration session on Wednesday, Feb. 6, from 6 to 7 p.m. (snow date is Wednesday, Feb. 13). If school is canceled on Feb. 6, the snow-date will be used. The school is at 34 Lancaster Road, Shirley.

Page Hilltop School will hold a preschool/prekindergarten information/registration session on Monday, Feb. 4 (snow date: Monday, Feb. 11), from 6 to 7 p.m. at 115 Washington St., Ayer.

Library book sale

Check out Ayer Public Library's book sale room. All hard cover books are $1; paperbacks are just 50 cents.

Now at!

Exclusively for members of Ayer Library, Rocket Languages offers a free, online, multi-media language learning program that is interactive and self-paced. Ten different languages are offered, including Arabic, Chinese, American Sign, and English for Spanish speakers. Your Ayer Library card is required. Just click on the Rocket Languages logo online at to get started!


Happy birthday, Ayer!

Saturday, Feb. 16, from 3 to 5 p.m., Ayer Town Hall Great Hall.

Join the Ayer Historical Society to celebrate the town's birthday.

Stories, songs and fanfare.