FRIDAY, JAN. 25

Job Fair: The Nashoba Valley Job Fair, featuring local companies hiring for various positions, will be at the Devens Common Center from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Employers, job seekers, and sponsors can register and read more about the fair at http://nashobavalleyjobfair.com/.

Classical Pianist Bruce Pratt at Nashoba Park: Nashoba Park Assisted Living invites the public to enjoy the winter program of classical pianist Bruce Pratt at 2 p.m., 15 Winthrop Ave., Ayer. For information, call 978-772-0707.

SATURDAY, JAN. 26

Applewild hosts open house: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Crocker House, 120 Prospect St., Fitchburg. More information is available online at www.applewild.org or by calling 978-342-6053, ext. 110.

Church supper: The United Church of Shirley will be holding a turkey dinner from 5-6:30 p.m. The menu will include turkey, potatoes, stuffing, cranberry sauce, vegetables, rolls, coffee, soft drinks, a salad bar and a selection of desserts. Tickets will be available at the door: $9 for adults, $5 for children ages 6-12, and children 5 and under are free. The United Church is located at 4 Lancaster Road in Shirley Village. Telephone 978-425-4065 or email ucs.susan@gmail.com with any questions.

SUNDAY, JAN. 27

Evergreen Garden Open house: 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., 270 Barnum Road, Devens. Evergreen Garden offers parent/child classes, preschool, and kindergarten.

Country Day School Open House: noon to 2 p.m., 14 Main St., Groton. Country Day School of the Holy Union educates students from Pre-K to eighth-grade. Full day Pre-K and after school care are available. Learn more by attending our Open House and visiting www.cdsholyunion.org.

Guided tour at Oxbow: 1 p.m. Come and enjoy a few hours of snowshoeing or cross country skiing in the Oxbow National Wildlife Refuge. Gather in the parking lot at the main entrance to the refuge at the end of Still River Depot Road, Harvard. Bring water to drink. In case of lack of a good snow cover, we'll hike. Families are welcome. The event is free but donations are appreciated. For information and to let us know of your intention to participate, call Rona at 978-779-2259 or email ada@friendsoftheoxbownwr.org.

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 30

Devens police services: MassDevelopment is holding two meetings to provide information to and receive input from Devens residents and businesses on the request for proposals (RFP) for Devens police services. The first meetings was Jan. 23; the second will be Jan. 30 at 10 a.m. at 33 Andrews Parkway in Conference Room 1. For information about the RFP, please go to: http://www.devenscommunity.com/sites/default/files/downloads/mediaadvisory_01072012-policeRFP.pdf.

Workplace Management Council Luncheon: noon-1:30 p.m., $20 members advance, $30 nonmembers and at the door. Register and info at www.nvcoc.com.

Partner for Profits: The Devens Eco-Efficiency Center's Great Exchange will host "Partner for Profits" from 3-5 p.m. at 33 Andrews Parkway. The program facilitates reuse of unwanted materials to reduce purchase and disposal costs. Businesses and nonprofits can obtain free office supplies and clear crowded space by offering unneeded products.

THURSDAY, JAN. 31

Mom to Mom: 9:15-11 a.m. in Fellowship Hall at Trinity Church in Bolton, 14 Wattaquadock Hill Road (just off Route 117). Free.

FRIDAY, FEB. 1

Family pajama jam: Musical story hour for young families. Come dressed in your pajamas: 6:30-7:30 p.m., Indian Hill Music School, 36 King St. (Route 495/Exit 30), Littleton. FREE admission. Learn more at 978-486-9524 or www.indianhillmusic.org. This event is sponsored by DCU for Kids.

SUNDAY, FEB. 3

Masons breakfast: The Ayer Masonic Association will hold its monthly fund raising breakfast at the Ayer Masonic Center, 11 Sculley Road, Ayer, from 7:30-10 a.m. Menu includes eggs cooked to order or pancakes with bacon or sausage, potatoes, toast, juice, and coffee. Specials this month are Eggs Benedict and a bacon and cheese omelet...Come early and bring your friends.

Special service: "The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the era of color blindness," by Michelle Alexander: 10 a.m., First Church Unitarian in Littleton, 19 Foster St. Presentation on the racial injustice of the War on Drugs and 28-fold increase in U.S. prison population. "Jim Crow" refers to legal segregation in the southern U.S. from 1865 to the 1960s. Free and open to the public. Refreshments served. Handicap accessible. For information on the events and on volunteering in prison, contact Susan Tordella, susan.tordella@gmail, 978-772-3930, www.fculittle.org.

MONDAY, FEB. 12

Valentine potluck supper: New England Amputee Association, 6-8 p.m., Clinton Hospital, 201 Highland St., Clinton. Come share in the good food and friendship of the amputee community. You must register for this special meeting event by Feb. 1; call Cindy at 508-987-1436 or Rose at 978-365-2580. Association meetings are free and open to all amputees and their families. For information, visit www.NewEnglandAmputeeAssociation.com.