Start jogging this spring

Are you looking for a fun way to start jogging this spring? In preparation for the May 18 Janis Bresnahan 5k Run for Education, come join us this Saturday at the Ayer Shirley High School Track for this Saturday's 8:45 a.m. warm-up stretch and 9 a.m. run/jog through the 5k Road Race route. We meet every Saturday with last group run on May 17 before the Sunday, May 18 road race. All are welcome and group runs are free and open to the public.

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Registration is now open at First 300 registrants get free T-shirt.

Veterans agent office hours

Tuesdays, 5-7 p.m., Town Hall; Thursdays, 9 a.m. to noon, Town Hall. Veterans Service Officer Michael Detillion can be reached at 978-772-8212. Visit for information.


Well adult clinics in May

Nashoba Associated Boards of Health, in conjunction with the Ayer Board of Health, announces that a well adult clinic will be held free of charge for the general public:

Friday, May 16, from 11 a.m. to noon at the Senior Center, 18 Pond St., Ayer. No appointment is necessary.

Fridays May 2, 9, 16, 20 and 27, from 9 a.


m. to noon at the town nurses office, 51 Cambridge St., Ayer, by appointment only.

Drop in for blood sugar and blood pressure teaching. For further information, please contact Nashoba Associated Boards of Health at 978-772-3335 or 1-800-427-9762 ext. 333 or visit us at

The Sixth Annual A Cleaner Ayer 2014 May 3,4

Celebrate Earth Day on Saturday and Sunday, May 3 and 4, by joining your friends and neighbors to pick up roadside litter and beautiful your town.

Pick up bags and gloves at Depot Square from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. To register or for information, contact the Ayer Recycling Committee at 978-496-5839 or email

Mother's Day breakfast May 11

The Ayer Gun and Sportsmen's Club will sponsor a Mother's Day breakfast buffet on Sunday, May 11, from 8 a.m. to noon. Open to the public, this all-you-can-eat breakfast will be the final breakfast of the season.

Mothers eat free. For others, adults are $9, seniors are $6 and children 10 and under at $4.

The club is located at 255 Snake Hill Road in Ayer.

Rib Fest May 17

A Rib Fest will be held Saturday, May 17, at 6 p.m. at the Ayer Gun and Sportsmen's Club. All-you-can-eat slow-smoked barbecued pork ribs, corn bread and baked beans will be served.

Tickets are limited and sold in advance. Call 978-772-9748 or email The club is located at 255 Snake Hill Road.

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