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Ashland Lions Club March 2024 Update

Join us for Musical Bingo!

The Ashland Lions and the Hopkinton Lions will join to sponsor a Music Bingo Night at the Ashland V.F.W. on Pleasant Street on Friday, March 15th from 6:30pm to 9:30pm. Free admission. There will be a cash bar, snacks, prizes for bingo winners and a raffle for a chance to win $300.00 worth of lottery scratch tickets. All are welcome!

Ashland Lions Meat Raffles

Have you ever been to a Ashland Lions meat raffle at TJs? Attendees buy raffle tickets to win the opportunity to choose an item from 4 tables chock full of premium meats and cheeses. Come have some lunch, buy some raffle tickets and join in the fun! Our next one will be held on Saturday, March 2nd at 12pm, at TJs Food and Spirits in Ashland, and continue the first Saturday of each month throughout the winter. See you there!

Ashland Lions Regatta on the Sudbury River

The Ashland Lions will hold their 4th annual Lions Toy Boat “Regatta” on the Sudbury River on Saturday, March 23rd, 2023 (rain date Sunday March 24th). Numbered boats, starting from the canoe launch at Gryncel Park will “race” under the bridge by Burnams, over the falls at Marathon Park and down the river to a finish line behind the V.F.W. on Pleasant Street. Boats will be launched at 10:00am. Come watch this fun event! You do not need to be present to win. Tickets, corresponding to the boat numbers, are $5 each or 3 for $10. Only 300 tickets will be sold. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top 3 finishers. For tickets call Lion “Dok” at (508) 881-4664 or from any Ashland Lion. All proceeds go to support our community and Lions Eye Research.Ashland Lions Food Drive

On Saturday, March 30th the Lions will be at the Ashland Market Basket on Pond Street collecting food for the Ashland Food Pantry from 9:00am to 3:00pm. Shoppers will be given a list of desired non-perishable food items as they enter the store and the items will be collected as they leave. Cash donations will also be welcomed. Please come to support this worthy cause.

Eyeglasses and Cellphone Collection

Eyeglasses and cellphone collection is a year-round project with collection of used prescription and nonprescription eyeglasses, sunglasses, hearing aids and cell phones. In the past year we have collected over 1000 pairs of glasses!

Collection boxes are located at:

Ashland Post Office

Ashland Senior Center

Old train station - Ashland

Moody Optical - Ashland

Middlesex Bank – Ashland

Fayville, MA Post Office

Studio Optics – Framingham

Southborough Senior Center

Southboro Post Office on Rt.85 

TJ’s Food and Spirits

The Residence at Valley Farm

Senior Breakfasts 

Seniors, why not join us and other members of the community for breakfast? Senior Breakfasts are on the first Thursday of each month, held at the Ashland Senior Center, 162 West Union St in Ashland. This event runs through May.

Stay up-to-date on Lions happenings

To see the latest status of our events, please visit our Ashland Lions Facebook page. Click the Like button and you will be automatically notified of changes or cancellations. While you’re at it, be sure to follow Ashland Town News too!

King Lion Dan Mitchell

Ashland Lions Club President