FRIDAY, MAY 6
Well adult clinic/Devens: Nashoba Associated Boards of Health announces that a Well Adult Clinic will be held for local area residents from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Loaves & Fishes, 234 Barnum Road, Devens. No appointment is necessary.
Blood Drive: 2 to 7 p.m., St. Anthony’s Parish Hall, 33 Chapel St., Shirley, sponsored by Arthur F. Eddy, D.M.D, P.C., and the Ayer/Shirley Lions Club. Two lucky eligible donors will each win a pair of Red Sox tickets. All Participants will receive a coupon for a free value meal at Burger King. 1-800REDCROSS (1-800-733-2767) or www.redcrossblood.org to make an appointment. Appointments preferred but walk-ins welcome! Positive ID required.
Well adult clinic/Ayer: 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 from 4 to 5 p.m. at Carlin’s Restaurant, 48 Main St., Ayer. No appointment is necessary.
SATURDAY, MAY 7
Campership breakfast: Ayer Cub Scout Pack 32 will host the Tyler Harrington Memorial Campership Breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. at St. Andrew’s Hall, 7 Faulkner St., Ayer. All you can eat; just $5 per person. Please help to support Pack 32 Cub Scouts of Ayer and send Scouts to summer camp!
Vicksburg Square: Vision session, 9 to 11:30 a.m., Town Hall; also in Harvard, 1 to 3:30 p.m., Public Library.
SUNDAY, MAY 8
Ayer Sportsman Club breakfast: 7 to 10 a.m. at Sportsman Club.
MONDAY, MAY 9
Board of Health: 5 p.m., Town Hall
Annual Town Meeting: 7 p.m., Ayer High School auditorium
TUESDAY, MAY 10
Parks Department: 7:30 p.m., Town Hall.
Regional School Committee: 7 p.m., Page Hilltop School, Ayer
WEDNESDAY, MAY 11
Finance Committee: 7 p.m., Town Hall.
THURSDAY, MAY 12
Conservation Commission: 7 p.m., Town Hall
SATURDAY, MAY 14
Harvard Garden Club Plant Sale: 9 a.m. to noon, rain or shine, on the Harvard Common. The sale wide offer a wide variety of perennials, annuals, herbs and vegetable seedlings for both sunny and shady gardens. The plants are donated form the Garden Club members’ home garden. Garden Club member will be on hand to help novice gardeners. Proceeds from the sale support the Garden Club and its civic work, including various horticultural, educational, scholarship and beautification projects in Harvard.
Meeting listings taken from town of Ayer website on April 29.
Sparky Peters holding BBQ for L&F
Ayer Fire Department’s Gerald “Sparky” Peters is coordinating a barbeque-themed food drive in support of our local food pantry, Loaves & Fishes. Working together with Ayer’s Page-Hilltop Elementary School, nonperishable food items appropriate for a cookout will be collected on Friday, May 20, at the school.
Sparky, the Fire Dog, will be on hand, assisting with the collection and for photos with students. Photos may be purchased at c-j-photography.com with part of the proceeds being donated to Loaves & Fishes.
Donations may be dropped off at the Ayer Fire Department, 1 West Main St.
Annual Memorial Day Raffle
First prize is an entire block of 150, $5 scratch tickets.
Drawing to be held at 5 p.m. on May 30 — Memorial Day — at the Shirley American Legion Post, War Memorial Building, Church Street, Shirley.
Tickets available at the Shirley American Legion Post, War Memorial Building, Church Street, Shirley.
SAVE THE DATE
7th annual Bresnahan Run for Education
May 15, Ayer High School
Registration/Sign-In: 10 a.m.
Tot Trot/Kids’ activities: 11 a.m. (activities run throughout the event)
5K Run: noon
2-mile walk: 12:05 p.m.
Events: 5 Kilometer Run — Age Categories: Under 15, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-plus
2 Mile Walk — Open to all ages, noncompetitive
Tot Trot — Under 2, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
$15 preregistration for the run/walk
$20 registration on race day for the run and walk
$10 registration for the tot trot
(There will be no duplicate registration fees for any tots that participate in the run walk with an adult)
Register Early! Only the first 300 registered runners/walkers will receive a short sleeve 100 percent cotton T-shirt. We encourage early registration, as it will allow us to plan accordingly.
Prizes: $100 will go to the first place male and female overall finishers for the 5 kilometer run. Prizes will also be given out to the top finishers in all age categories!
Amenities: The race will include course mile markers and water stations. Medical personnel, refreshments and bathrooms will be available at the high school.
Well adult clinic
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 on Friday, May 20, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Senior Center, 18 Pond St., Ayer. 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, or visit us at www.nashoba.org.
FIRST AND THIRD SATURDAY
Teen hangout kickoff: The Gate Youth Group will meet the first and third Saturday of each month from 8 to 10:30 p.m. at the United Church of Shirley, 4 Lancaster Road, Shirley (parking lot located on Harvard Road). This is a free all-teen hangout for teenagers 13 to 18. This black-light event will have free food, music, games, air hockey, pool, challenges, great speakers and more! For information, call 978-425-4065 or e-mail TheGate@blumail.org.
Ayer Sportsman Club
Served from 7 to 10 a.m.; All meals include coffee and juice.
Pancakes — $3.50, w/eggs or meat $4.50;
French toast — $3.50, w/eggs or meat $4.50;
Full Breakfast $5 — eggs, home fries, toast and one meat;
Special Breakfast $6 — eggs, home fries, toast and three meats;
The Twos — two pancakes or French toast, two eggs, two bacon, two sausage, home fries and toast, breakfast sandwich — $3.50;
Extra meat $1.50, bacon, ham, sausage or hash;
Omelets w/toast or English muffin and home fries $6.
Breakfast offered through Mother’s Day.