ArtSpace Open Studios: noon-5 p.m. Sept. 28-29, ArtSpace, 63 Summer St., Maynard. Free. For information: https://artspacemaynard.com. More than 70 artists will display works and answer questions. Music will be performed 5:15-6 p.m. on Sept. 28 by Workingman’s Duo and Sept. 29 by Berit Strong. The venue is wheelchair accessible.
Maynard Library Fall Book Sale: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 5 and noon-3 p.m. Oct. 6, Maynard Public Library, 77 Nason St. For information: firstname.lastname@example.org. There will be hard-cover and paperback books in multiple genres as well as DVDs, CDs and children’s books for sale. Most items are priced between $.50 and $2. Items will be half price on Oct. 6. Proceeds benefit the library.
‘Affinities’: on exhibit through Oct. 5, 6 Bridges Gallery, 77 Main St., Maynard. For information: http://6bridges.gallery. In “Affinities,” artists work in pairs to explore similarities in their art. The commonalities explored range from subject matter to color, texture, inspiration, nature, form, design, the interplay of dark and light, and the beauty of everyday objects. Some of the artists have created new works for the exhibit; others have drawn on existing work or collaborated on a joint piece.
‘Pattern & Form’: on exhibit through Oct. 12, Gallery Seven, 7 Nason St., Maynard. For information: http://gallerysevenmaynard.com. The exhibition explores pattern and form through two diverse mediums by artists Betsy J. Constantine and Carol Rissman. Rissman creates handmade ceramic tiles and uses an array of techniques such as printing, painting, impressing objects and carving to achieve her artistic vision. Constantine has been creating patterns in photography, painting and sculpture for the past 10 years.
Flu Clinic: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 19, Community Center, 509 Great Road, Stow. For information: http://nashoba.org; http://vaccinefinder.org. The Nashoba Associated Board of Health will provide flu vaccines for residents of all ages. There will be a high dose vaccine available for ages 65 and older. Patients should bring insurance cards. If patients who don’t have insurance are able to pay, the clinic will collect $20 to cover administrative/supply costs.
Be a Boys & Girls Club board member: The Boys & Girls Club of Assabet Valley actively seeks board members to help steer and promote the growing organization. The mission of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Assabet Valley is to promote the growth of young people in the community by empowering them to become productive, caring and responsible citizens. Contact Rebecca Lynch at email@example.com.
Randall Library seeking tutors: The Randall Library’s Homework Help Center is looking for volunteer tutors to help with math for students ranging in age from elementary school to high school. Contact the Library Director Melissa Fournier. Tutors will meet with students (who have signed up in advance) on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Randall Library from 3 to 5 p.m. All tutoring is done free of charge, and tutors will have to pass a CORI before any initial meetings with students. Stop by the library, 19 Crescent St., Stow, or call 978-897-8572 to speak with the director.
Volunteer with Open Table: Open Table is seeking help. The group receives a truckload of food from the Greater Boston Food Bank plus produce and other items from local gardens, farm stands and grocery stores every Monday. The group’s critical need is from 11:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Mondays. Volunteers should be able to lift 40 pounds or more. Contact the volunteer coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org to volunteer or to get more information.
Open Table Community Supper: 5-7 p.m. Monday, 33 Main St., Maynard. Join Open Table for their weekly dinner. Open Table offers a meal made with fresh local ingredients. Its mission is to provide healthy food, friendship and support to those who need it with no proof required. Everyone is welcome. Doors for the Monday dinner open at 5 p.m.; dinner is served at 6 p.m. For information: http://opentable.org.
Open Table food pantry: Tuesday and Thursday, Open Table, 33 Main St., Maynard. Pantry service is by appointment only. All registered clients can shop during their scheduled pantry times: 3-6:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. Seniors, age 55 and older, can make an appointment for Tuesday, 12:45 to 3 p.m. Transportation is available for seniors via the senior van; for ride information, contact the Council on Aging at 978-897-1009. For pantry information: http://opentable.org.
Guest Table Community Supper: 5:30-6:30 p.m. first Friday of the month, First Parish Church of Stow and Acton, 353 Great Road, Stow. Free. For information: 978-897-8149; email@example.com; fpc-stow-acton.org. Everyone is welcome, in or out of Stow. There’s no charge for dinner, but donations are accepted. Dinners are nut-free, with gluten-free and dairy-free options available.
Mill and Main Toastmasters Club: noon-1 p.m. first and third Wednesdays, Mill and Main complex. Toastmasters meetings follow a set agenda, and include many roles for the members to participate, get in front of an audience and practice. The roles include speeches, short impromptu speeches called “Table Topics,” speech evaluations, presentation of the “Word of the Day” and a “Thought of the Day.” For information: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Open Mic Night: 7-9 p.m. Friday, Serendipity Cafe, 1 Nason St., Maynard. On first Fridays, anyone ages 18 or younger — musicians, singers, writers, magicians — is welcome to perform, including drop-ins. Every other Friday, open mic is hosted by Seth Wonkka. Mic and amp are provided, and a piano is available to use. For information: http://serendipitycafemaynard.com.
Maynard Senior Citizens Club: First Wednesdays, Elks Hall. All citizens over the age of 60 are invited to join the Maynard Senior Citizens Club. Membership fee is $10 annually. To join the club, call Patti Jome at 978-897-0535 or Nancy Hatch at 978-897-1839.
Help for veterans: Are you a military veteran, spouse or widow with questions about benefits? Having issues with health care, or employment? Having difficulty accessing the GI Bill, VA disability, Social Security or pension? Contact Wayne Stanley, local veteran services officer, at 978-897-1361 or email email@example.com. Stanley can be found 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays at Maynard Town Hall, 195 Main St.
Donate your old vehicle: Your car, truck or camper may be worth more as a donation than a trade-in. Call the Massachusetts association for the Blind at 888-613-2777 for details. This is a free tow, quick pickup and donations are tax-deductible. Proceeds benefit blind and vision impaired persons in Massachusetts.
Join Meals on Wheels: Help deliver meals to home-bound seniors. Meals are provided by Minuteman Senior Services, a nonprofit organization that helps seniors and people with disabilities. For information: 781-221-7093; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rotary seeks new members: The Rotary Club of Nashoba Valley is seeking new members. Chartered in February 2012, this Rotary Club consists of an engaged group of community leaders, passionate about community service. Awarded the Best Club in the district for the 2012-2013 year, the Rotary Club of Nashoba Valley has co-sponsored a summer-long cruise-in/fly-in at Minute Man Air Field, the Spirit of Hudson brew and food fest, and wine tasting. Guests and potential members are welcome to attend a weekly meeting. The club meets the first, third and fifth Thursdays of every month, 7:30 to 8:30 a.m., at Colonial Candies in Bolton and on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month, 6 to 7 p.m., at Nancy’s Air Field café. Meetings begin with a business update, followed by a speaker. The Nashoba Valley club serves the towns of Lancaster, Bolton and Stow and is part of Rotary District 7910, which consists of 53 Rotary clubs in central Massachusetts. For information: nashobarotary.org.