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Friday, Jan. 11

Arthritis support group: 8-9:30 a.m., Lowell General Hospital, Clark Auditorium, Lowell; Free and open to all. Call Cissy for more information at (978) 454-5358.

Ayer blood drive: Noon to 6 p.m., Ayer Town Hall; Community blood drive for Ayer and Devens, all donors will receive a free pound of Dunkin’ Donuts coffee and a chance to win free tax preparation. Donors must be 17 or older, weigh more than 110 pounds, be in good health and well-hydrated, have no history of hepatitis exposure, and have not given blood within 56 days.

Monday, Jan. 14

Regional flu clinic: 3-6 p.m., Donelan’s Supermarket, 236 Great Road (Route 119), Littleton. Hosted by Nashoba Associated Boards of Health. Call Sue at (800) 698-3307, ext. 1321.

Pregnancy yoga: 7-8:15 p.m., Southern New Hampshire Medical Center, Nashua; Fee $65 for eight weeks. Visit or call (603) 577-2255 to make a reservation.

Tuesday, Jan. 15

Preserving sight: 7 p.m., Emerson Hospital, Concord; Free lecture on current technologies for preserving sight by Drs. Richard Rodman and Deborah McCoy. No registration required, light refreshments served. Call (978) 287-3085 for more information.

A.W.A.K.E. meeting: 6 p.m., Nashoba Valley Medical Center, Founder’s Room, Ayer; Health awareness and support group for people affected by sleep problems. Those experiencing problems with equipment are invited to bring their masks or CPAP machines. Light refreshments will be served. For further information, call (978) 784-9287.

Perinatal loss support: 6:30 p.m., Lowell General Hospital chapel, Varnum Avenue, Lowell; Monthly support group for those suffering a loss through miscarriage, stillbirth or neonatal death. To speak with someone right away call (978) 937-6324 and ask for Darlene.

Wednesday, Jan. 16

Bromfield blood drive: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Bromfield High School, 14 Mass. Ave., Harvard. For blood donor limits, please see Jan. 11 listing, above.

Thursday, Jan. 17

Better Breathers: Noon to 1 p.m., Emerson Hospital; Monthly meeting of Better Breathers Club support group for people with breathing difficulties and their families. Guest speaker Detective Scot Camilleri on “Safety for Your Health.” Call (978) 287-3715 for meeting room.

Well Adult Clinics

The Nashoba Associated Boards of Health, in conjunction with local boards of health, announce that Well Adult Clinics will be held free of charge for the general public on the following dates and times. Drop in for blood pressure and pulse screening, medication review and diet teaching at this time. The January handout will be on MRSA. No appointment is necessary. For further information, please contact Nashoba Nursing Service & Hospice at (978)425-6675 or (800) 698-3307.

Tuesday, Jan. 15, 9:30-11 a.m.: Shaker Meadows, community room, Harvard Road, Shirley.

Tuesday, Jan. 15, 11 a.m. to noon: Ashby Public Library.

Wednesday, Jan. 16, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Senior Center, 18 Pond St., Ayer.

Thursday, Jan. 17, Noon to 1 p.m.: American Legion Hall, New Ipswich Road, Ashby.

Wednesday, Jan. 23, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Senior Center, 163 W. Main St., Groton.

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