SHIRLEY -- Commencing Jan. 10, there will be a new series of monthly presentations and discussions called Community Forum. The subjects chosen are deemed to be of interest to the public at large in towns in the general vicinity of Shirley. They will be held at Trinity Chapel, 186 Center Road, and all are welcome. There is no charge for the program; donations will be accepted.

Jan. 10: Volunteering in the prison and legal system

February, date TBD: Bullying

March 14: Autism spectrum disorder

April 11: Trusts and estates, including wills and living wills

May 9: NEADS - needs assistance dogs

All sessions are from 7:30 to 9 p.m., with refreshments from 7 to 7:30 p.m. For information visit