The grand opening of St. Mary's Catholic Church Thrift Shop, located in the basement of the former St. Mary's School, 33 Shirley St., Ayer, is Saturday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Weather permitting, it will be open each Saturday. Come shop and bring your donations! You never know what you'll find, as donations arrive every week. All items are deeply discounted; proceeds help support the programs and services of the parish. CASH only. Items needed are home goods, kitchen/bath housewares, linens, sporting equipment, luggage, reusable gifts, books, dvds, toys, plants, jewelry, holiday items, framed pictures, hobby items, seasonal clothing/accessories, stationary, office supplies, collectibles and mementos. No electronics please.

Drop off items will be accepted during store hours only. For more info contact Mr. Knight, 978-425-5420, or email