CALENDAR

FRIDAY, OCT. 12

Energy Advisory Committee: 8 a.m.

SATURDAY, OCT. 13

Homecoming Fall Festival: ASRHS, noon to 3:30 p.m. (rain or shine). Food, carnival games, prizes!

Drive One 4UR School: ASRHS parking lot from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (rain or shine), sponsored by Gervais Ford. Look at a new car and Ford will donate $20 to the school.

SUNDAY, OCT. 14

Sunday breakfast: The Ayer Sportsman's Club resumes its Sunday Breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m., until Mother's Day. The breakfast menu includes pancakes, French toast, omelets, sausage, bacon and ham, and free coffee and juice. Full breakfast $7. Orders-to-go also available. Proceeds benefit the children's fund. (Room rentals also available." The club is located at 255 Snake Hill Road, Ayer.

Youth archery clinic: Two sessions: 10 to 11:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Ayer Gun & Sportsmen's Club, 255 Snake Hill Road, Ayer. Free to all youth ages 9 to 16. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. This program is designed to foster youth interest in archery and provide a basic knowledge of the sport. All youth archers will be taught basic safety and shooting techniques. All equipment needed for the day will be provided. Come join us and have some fun. Space is limited to 15 archers per session so call Barry at 978-204-8277 or the cub at 978-772-9748 to reserve your space.

MONDAY, OCT. 15

Board of Selectmen: 7 p.m.

Finance Committee: 7 p.m.

Recreation Commission: 7 p.


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Town clerk evening hours: to 8:30 p.m.

Veterans services officer: 5:30-7 p.m.

TUESDAY, OCT. 16

Hazen Memorial Library Board of Trustees: 7 p.m., Library.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 17

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.

School Committee: 7 p.m., Middle School.

Planning Board: 7 p.m.

Recycling Committee: 7 p.m.

FRIDAY, OCT. 19

Energy Committee: 8 .m.

SATURDAY, OCT. 20

Recycling Your Reusables: 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Middle School. Please see below for details.

SUNDAY, OCT. 21

Sunday breakfast: The Ayer Sportsman's Club resumes its Sunday Breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m., until Mother's Day. The breakfast menu includes pancakes, French toast, omelets, sausage, bacon and ham, and free coffee and juice. Full breakfast $7. Orders-to-go also available. Proceeds benefit the children's fund. (Room rentals also available." The club is located at 255 Snake Hill Road, Ayer.

For an up-to-the-moment meeting schedule, please check the official Posting Board outside the Town Offices. All meetings are held at the Town Offices unless otherwise noted.

SAVE THE DATE

Recycle Your Reusables Day

Saturday, Oct. 20, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Ayer-Shirley Regional Middle School, 1 Hospital Road, Shirley.

Here's what you can bring

household goods, appliances

furniture paper and media shredding

bicycles, helmets, supplies ($)

rigid plastic: kids' toys, lawn furniture, etc.

textiles: clothing, linen, shoes, leather

goods usable construction items, paint, tools, hardware

all brands of athletic shoes

wheelchairs, canes, walkers, crutches

books, CDs, DVDs, video games

electronics ($)

Styrofoam

wood pellet/bird seed bags, chip bags, granola bar wrappers

and much more. For the complete list see bit.ly/ryrbring

Gently used sporting goods sale

Donate used sporting gear and pick up what you need at bargain prices.

Free and open to all with a donation of nonperishable foods for Loaves & Fishes.

For more information or to volunteer, email Ayerrecycles@gmail.com or call 978-496-5839.

Halloween party and ghost walk

A Family Halloween Party and Ghost Walk at The Center Town Hall will be held Saturday, Oct. 27, from 6-10 p.m.

Boogie to the sounds of DJ Bob Wright from the Main Street Café in Groton and get your spook on with our historical ghost walk on the Common each half hour between 6 and 9:30 p.m. 

Pizza, snacks, cupcakes and a cash bar (beer, wine and soft drinks) by the Bull Run will be available. Adults $5, children under 12, $3.

We will have a collection box for Loaves & Fishes in the front hall so please bring a food donation if you can.

All proceeds benefit the upkeep and utilities of Center Town Hall and the Shirley Meeting House.

For information contact Jodie Rachman at 978-425-2112 or email grovehouse@comcast.net.