TOWNSEND — Stimulating speech and good food will come together at the May Fling, to be held on Saturday, May 5, at the VFW Hall on Route 119.

Hosted by the Townsend Republican Town Committee, attendees will enjoy dinner as distinguished leaders share their insights of public service. Special guests will include state Rep. Sheila Harrington and former state Rep. Robert Hargraves, plus other dignitaries from around the state.

Doors open at 5 p.m. for fellowship, with dinner served at 6:30 p.m., with entertainment throughout. The suggested donation is $15 per person, or $25 per couple. For tickets or information, call 978-597-6681 or 978-597-8876.