Enjoy casual Italian cuisine (if you're 60 or older)

Ayer's annual Spring Fling and Spaghetti Dinner for seniors is Friday, 2:30-5:30 p.m., at the Ayer fire station, 1 West Main St. The event is open to those 60 years and older; call 978-772-8260 to sign up. Transportation is available.

Follow the Yellow Brick Road

The Hampstead Stage Company presents a classic stage adaptation of L. Frank Baum's "The Wizard of Oz" on Friday, 3:30 p.m., at Worcester Public Library's Roosevelt Branch, 1006 Grafton St. Get swept away in this iconic tale of a girl lost in a magical world whose quest to return home will be the adventure of a lifetime. Contact Linnea Sheldon at lsheldon@mywpl.org.

Row, row, row your boat

The Townsend Lions Club's 36th annual Squannacook River Canoe & Kayak Race is Saturday; registration 8-9:30 a.m., at Townsend VFW, Route 119 ($30 per canoe, $20 per one-person kayak. Spaghetti lunch follows, 1-2:30 p.m., open to the public at VFW. ($7) Proceeds benefit Townsend Lions charities.

Drive to give

Gervais Lincoln will partner with Lincoln Motor Corporation for a Driven To Give event Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 24 Reiss Ave., Lowell. Test-drive a 2019 Lincoln Nautilus, Navigator and other models in the Lincoln lineup at no cost, and the dealership and Lincoln will donate up to $8,000 to the Merrimack Valley Food Bank for the test drives. Refreshments will be served. Visit