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FRIDAY, AUG. 24

Summer Concert on the Common: Food for sale, free fun for all, 6 p.m. Rain or shine event; in case of rain, concert will be held in the Shirley Meeting House.

SATURDAY, AUG. 25

Trap Shoot: The Ayer Gun & Sportsmen’s Club will host a trap shoot on Saturday, Aug. 25, weather-permitting, on Snake Hill Road, next to the public beach. Cost: $3 a round, which covers cost of clays and trap machine maintenance. We will be running rounds of single trap (16 yards), 12 GAMAX gauge trap target shells only. NRA range and trap rules will be followed. Hearing and eye protection required. For information, call the club at 978-772-9748.

MONDAY, AUG. 27

Board of Health: 5 p.m., Town Hall.

TUESDAY, AUG. 28

Veterans agent: 5 p.m., Town Hall

Parks Department: 7:30 p.m., Town Hall.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 29

Finance Committee: 7 p.m., Town Hall.

Ayer-Shirley Regional School District: First Day of School, grades 1-12

ASRSD Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten orientation

ASRSD First Day of School for Kindergarten and Pre-K

ASRSD School Committee: 7 p.m. at Middle School

THURSDAY, AUG. 30

Shirley Center Farmers Market: Featuring fresh local fruits and vegetables, baked goods, jams and jellies, maple products and honey, Farmstead cheeses, flowers and plants, meat and seafood, fresh eggs, “functional crafts. Live Music! 3-7 p.m. on the Common. Weekly event, July through October.

FRIDAY, AUG. 31

Summer Concert on the Common: Food for sale, free fun for all, 6 p.m. Rain or shine event; in case of rain, concert will be held in the Shirley Meeting House.

MONDAY, SEPT. 3

Labor Day: All town offices closed.

BRIEFS

Household Hazardous Products

Ayer is a member of the Devens Household Hazardous Waste Collection Center located at 9 Cook St. (rear) in Devens.

They had record attendance in May! Residents enjoyed the opportunity to properly dispose their toxic waste safely and easily. Average wait times were 3 minutes, so it is an easy in and easy out operation. They are open on the first Wednesday and following Saturday from 9 to noon. Find out more at www.DevensHHW.com.

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