The American Cancer Society’s Sixth annual Relay For Life of Bolton, is set to begin at 6 p.m., Friday, June 1 and will end at 10 a.m., Saturday, June 2 at Nashoba Regional High School, 12 Green Road in Bolton. A full agenda of entertainment is planned. For information and other events planned in Bolton see Goings On.

Friday, June 1
Relay for life

The American Cancer Society’s Sixth annual Relay For Life of Bolton, is set to begin at 6 p.m., Friday, June 1 and will end at 10 a.m., Saturday, June 2 at Nashoba Regional High School, 12 Green Road in Bolton. A candlelight ceremony is also held to honor cancer survivors and remember those who lost the fight against this disease at 9 p.m. on June 1. Luminaria bags for the ceremony can be purchased at the event. The Relay For Life of Bolton is an all-night community event. Teams of walkers keep a continuous presence on the track throughout the night, walking in shifts to raise funds for the American Cancer Society. A full agenda of entertainment is planned, including music, team fund-raising activities, fun theme laps and contests going all night long. Relay For Life is a handicapped-accessible event. Dollars raised during Relay For Life help support American Cancer Society research, education, advocacy, and patient services. For information contact the American Cancer Society at 1-800-ACS-2345 or visit

  Saturday, June 2

Free health screening

The Bolton Lions Club will bring the District 33-A Lions Sightmobile to Bolton, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, June 2 at Nashoba Regional High School, 12 Green Road in Bolton. The Lions will provide free health screening for vision, glaucoma, hearing, diabetes, and blood pressure. No insurance is needed and all ages are welcome. For further information contact Bob Nuzzo, 508-767-2809 or Andrew Keane, 978-440-1795.

  Acoustic cafe

Paul Pasch, a performing singer/songwriter, with roots in the Southern New England area will perform from 3 to 5 p.m., Saturday, June 2, at the Great Brook Farms Café, 356 Great Road in Bolton. Influenced by songwriters John Prine, Leonard Cohen, Mississippi John Hurt and Guy Clark, his songwriting has developed into his own unique storytelling and musical style. Pasch has recently completed work on his first CD, “Tornado Sky.” For information call 978-779-6680 or visit

  Tuesday, June 5
Intramural volleyball

Sawyer School is sponsoring an intramural volleyball program. The sessions begin after school and end at 4:30 p.m. on the following dates: Tuesday, June 5. Any Florence Sawyer Middle School students who meet the eligibility requirements can participate in this program with a permission slip signed by a parent/guardian. Mr. McCutcheon will supervise the program. Participants must be picked up at 4:30 p.m. at Sawyer School. Participation is free.

  Thursday, June 7
Student/faculty softball game

The annual student/faculty softball game to raise funds for the McCrell Scholarship will be held Thursday, June 7 (rain date Monday, June 11) at Derby Field at the Florence Sawyer School in Bolton. Hot dogs, chips, drinks, and popsicles will be on sale at 5 p.m. The first pitch will be thrown at 6 p.m. Funds raised will benefit the Bolton Teachers Scholarship Fund that provides a scholarship to a former Florence Sawyer student graduating from Nashoba Regional High School. Admission is $1.

  Saturday, June 9
PMC Kids-Bolton ride

PMC Kids-Bolton Ride, to raise money for the Pan-Mass Challenge, will be held at 11:30 a.m., Saturday, June 9, around the Florence Sawyer and Emerson School grounds at 100 Mechanic St. in Bolton. There is a $10 registration fee. Register online or make a contribution at

Three ride options will be available including Tykes & Trikes for the younger set, a paved surface ride, the Hardtop Challenge and an off-road option, the Ultimate Bolton Challenge. After the ride there will be music, a barbecue provided by the Bolton Lions Club, face painting, bike decorating, balloons and a silent auction. Proceeds from the PMC Kids-Bolton Ride will benefit the Pan-Massachusetts Challenge, which supports cancer research and treatment at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute through its Jimmy Fund. For more information contact Kristen Keane at 978-634-1400 or

  Monday, June 11
Soccer tryouts

Tryouts for the fall 2007 Nashoba United BU12, BU14, GU12 and GU14 teams are as follows: Girls under 12: Monday, June 11 and Tuesday, June 12, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Forbush Field in Bolton; Boys under 12: Tuesday, June 12, Wednesday, June 13, and keepers only on Thursday, June 14, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Pine Bluffs Field in Stow; Girls under 14: Sunday, June 10, 3 to 5 p.m.; keepers, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 13, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Forbush Field in Bolton; and Boys under 14: Wednesday, June 13, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Saturday, June 16, 4 to 6:30 p.m., Lancaster Middle School in Lancaster. Players chosen will represent the towns of Bolton, Lancaster and Stow in the MTOC division 1 under the team name Nashoba United. Participants should bring a ball, cleats, shin guards and water. Participants must also complete a registration form (available at the tryouts) signed by a parent/guardian before participating in the tryout. Contact Milton Chow, 978-779-6952 or, Nashoba United president and tryout director for information.

  Saturday, June 16
Bike ride for Healing Garden

The Bolton Cyclers will sponsor a century bike ride, Saturday, June 16 (rain date: June 23), to benefit the Virginia Thurston Healing Garden in Harvard. Cyclers can choose a 100-mile ride (from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.) or a 100km bike ride (from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.). Rides begin in Bolton and will continue in and around the back roads of Bolton and neighboring towns. Anyone with a bicycle who is in reasonable shape and up to the challenge can join. Participants should be able to maintain an estimated 12 mph on a bike. Children are welcome. Registration fee is $150 and all riders are encouraged to raise $500 to benefit the charity. For information and a registration form, visit