Friday, Dec. 28
Family Night: 6:30 p.m., Pilgrim Covenant Church, Beal Street and Chase Road, Lunenburg. Performers Ned and Joan Way are professional illusionists, jugglers and Gospel presenters. Free and open to the public. Call the church at (978) 582-7777.
Saturday, Dec. 29
East of Shirley: 8:30 p.m., Stage Coach Inn, Route 119, Groton; Folks and blues group East of Shirley. Cover charge $5. Visit www.GrotonStageCoachInn.com or call (978) 448-5614.
Monday, Dec. 31
The Fools: 6 p.m., Bull Run Restaurant, Route 2A, Shirley; New Year’s Eve part with The Fools, known for such songs as “Life Sucks … Then You Die” and “She Makes Me Feel Big.” Tickets $65 each, includes dinner, noisemakers, hats and dancing. Call (978) 425-4311.
Donn Hill: Bull Run Taproom, for a quieter time. Call (978) 425-4311.
Sunday, Jan. 6
Fund-raising breakfast: 7:30 to 10 a.m., Ayer Masonic Center, 11 Sculley Road. Breakfast will, sponsored by the Ayer Masonic Association, consist of eggs to order or pancakes served with bacon or sausage, potatoes, toast, juice and coffee.
Singles dance: 7-11 p.m., Irish-American Club, MIddlesex Turnpike, Billerica; Admission $10.
Save the Date:
Wednesday, Jan. 9
Tryout workshops: 7:30-9 p.m., Indian Hill Music, 36 King Street (Route 2A), Littleton; Workshops and mock auditions in strings, winds, brass, jazz, percussion and voice for those trying out for Senior All-State Festivals. Fee $10 per person. Call (978) 486-9524.
Friday, Jan. 11
Jazz jam: 7-10 p.m., Indian Hill Music, 36 King Street (Route 2A), Littleton; Open jam session for amateur instrumentalists and jazz vocalists, led by music school faculty. Admission $5. Call (978) 486-9524 for more details and to sign up.
Wednesday, Jan. 16
Foster parenting: 4-6 p.m., Dare Family Services, 121 Main Street, Worcester; Call (508) 755-7100 to register or visit www.darefamily.org.