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.

ShirleyArts production March 7

ShirleyArts! will present a youth theater production of "The (Almost) Totally True Story of Hansel and Gretel" by Steph DeFerie on Friday, March 7, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, March 8, at 2 p.m. at Ayer Shirley Middle School in Shirley. Admission is $5 at the door. Go to for more information.

The members of the cast, in alphabetical order, are Sophia Brown as Flopsy Pig, Selah Condon as Little Red Riding Hood, Justin Cullinan as Jack, Cael Cullinane as Sargeant Ringworm, Aylssa Felix as Porkchop Pig, Scout Fulmer as Hansel, Emily Goodwin as The Mirror, Michelle Lindsay as Papa Bear, Julia Lupaczyk as Prince Charming, Rosalind Lupaczyk as Snow White, Danny McCarron as Wilheim, Jeanne McCarron as Brunhilde, Autumn Niedermeier as Streptococcus, Courtney Niedermier as The Wolf, Olivia Pampinella as Goldilocks, Piper Rakip as Fargo Pig, Lilly Robinson as Gretel, Zoe Saldana as Mama Bear, Emma Spitale as Baby Bear, Laine Torosian as Amanita, Brooke Venkitachalam as Inspector Wombat, and Chloe Venkitachalam as Marta.


Director is Meredith Marcinkewicz, with Kathryn Lyon as Stage Manager. The play is by Steph DeFerie and produced with permission of Samuel French.

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

Hoedown meeting March 10

The first meeting to plan the 2014 Shirley Hoe Down will be Monday March 10 at 7 p.m. at the Shirley Historical Society Museum, 182 Center Road, Shirley.

This annual event will take place on Saturday, June 7, and is the perfect opportunity for Shirley nonprofit organizations to raise money for their charities.

Anyone who wants to offer suggestions or who is willing to help is encouraged to attend. We will be discussing entertainment, sales tables, and advertising.

For more information, contact Coordinator Meredith Marcinkewicz 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.

St. Patty's Day dinner March 15

A St. Patrick's Day dinner will be held Saturday, March 15, at 6 p.m. at the Ayer Sportsman's Club, 255 Snake Hill Road, Ayer.

Cost: $12 per person; 50/50 raffle also available.

For information, call 978-772-9748.

Public invited.

Ayer-Sirley Lions Club Karaoke Night March 15

Saturday, March 15 at Billiards Cafe, 39 Main St., Ayer

Join us for a night of music, dancing, raffles and fun!

Karaoke DJ Lion Mark Demarais

Tickets - $10, available at the door or in advance at:

Closets by Design, Shirley

North Middlesex Savings Bank (Ayer and Shirley locations)

All proceeds to benefit Lion Charities, Mass Lions Eye Research Fund, and local scholarships.

Ayer Community School's 24th Annual Spaghetti Dinner March 19

Wednesday, March 19, 5-8 p.m., at the Federated Church, 21 Washington St., Ayer. 

Tickets: $7 for adults; $5 for seniors and children 10 and under, under 2 are free.

Many raffle and silent auction items, good food, and family fun!!

For more information please call 978-772-1234.

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