SHIRLEY -- Ring in 2013 with friends, neighbors, and fellow townspeople at the second annual Midnight on The Common New Year's Eve party at Town Hall, 3 Parker Road, starting at 8 p.m.

A variety of delicious appetizers and desserts will be served along with coffee, tea, and hot cider. The Bull Run will be providing a cash bar with beer, wine, and soft drinks. Dance the night away to the sounds of DJ Bob Wright from The Main Street Café in Groton, who will be playing a variety of music sure to please all.

Tickets are $20 per person and can be reserved by calling Jodie Rachman at 978-425-2112, emailing, or visiting Holly Haase at the tax collector's office.

All proceeds benefit the ongoing preservation of The Center Town Hall and The Historic Meeting House.