Chili Cook Off Feb. 22

A chili cook-off will be held Saturday, Feb. 22, from 5-7:30 p.m. at the Shirley American Legion.

Call 978-425-4888 to enter your chili.

Only $6; public welcome.

Turkey supper Feb. 22

The United Church of Shirley will be holding a Turkey Supper on Saturday, Feb. 22, from 5-6:30 p.m. The menu includes turkey, potatoes, vegetables, stuffing, rolls, hot and cold beverages, plus a salad bar and dessert bar.

The full meal costs only $8.50 for adults, $5.50 for children ages 6-12, with children age 5 and under free.

The church is located at 4 Lancaster Road in Shirley. Telephone 978-425-4065 for further information.

Friends of Library Indoor Mini-Golf Fundraiser Feb. 23

The Friends of the Hazen Memorial Library are excited to announce a fun event for the entire family -- the first ever Mini-Golf Fundraiser scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 23, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Believe it or not, an 18-hole miniature golf course will make its way through the library shelves, transforming the building into an amazingly fun experience for all ages! Prices will be very family-friendly at $2 per person regardless of age or $10 maximum per family.

The goal of the Mini-Golf Fundraiser is to raise the monies needed for a commercial disc cleaning system, which will extend the life of our movie, music, and audiobook collections.

Several local companies have generously sponsored our event.


We thank the following for their commitment to community and support of the library: Bemis Associates Inc., Bigelow Plumbing and Heating Inc., Golden Girl Granola, Family Tree Home Care, anonymous donor in memory of Lucy Longley, Wonderful World of Children and Turf Logic.

For information or to reserve a tee time for Sunday, please phone the Hazen Library at 978-425-2620.

Preschool/PreK registration/information night Feb. 27


Date: Thursday, Feb. 27 (snow date: Thursday, March 6)

If school is canceled on Feb. 27, the snow-date will be used.

Time: 6-7 p.m.

Location: Page Hilltop School, Ayer

If you have questions please contact: Doreen Mahoney, 978 772-8600, ext. 1480, or

Well adult clinics March 6, 18

Nashoba Associated Boards of Health, in conjunction with the Shirley Board of Health, announces that a Well Adult Clinic will be held on Thursday, March 6, from 10-11 a.m. at the Senior Center 9 Parker Road, on Tuesday, March 18, from 9:30-11 a.m. at Shaker Meadows, 32 Harvard Road. March is Blood Sugar Month. Drop in for blood pressure, pulse screening and diet teaching. No appointment is necessary. For further information, please contact Nashoba Associated Boards of Health at 978-772-3335 or 1-800-427-9762, ext. 333.

Devens game night March 7

The next Game Night is scheduled for Friday, March 7, from 6-8:30 p.m. at the Bob Eisengrein Community Center. Kids and adults are welcome to attend and encouraged to bring along their favorite board and card games as well as a "tasty treat" to share with friends and neighbors. RSVP to Kim Walsh at

Page Hilltop School, Ayer, kindergarten registration March 11,12

The Ayer-Shirley Regional School District will be holding kindergarten registration on March 11 and 12 for children who will be 5 years of age by Aug. 31.

Please come to the Page Hilltop School, 115 Washington St., Ayer, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. to register. You will need to bring the original birth certificate, proof of residency and immunization records, which include a recent physical and proof of lead test.

If you have any questions, please call 978-772-8600 ext. 1401.