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ShirleyFest! 2021

ShirleyArts! will once again sponsor this community-building event September 18th 2021 on the Shirley Center Common. It is a day of crafters, vendors, games, music, magic, dancers, singers, food, and more!

In order to make this happen, we need volunteers to help with organization and planning for the event.

We will also need people to help with set- up and break-down on the day of the event.

For more information, please contact Meredith at mmarcinkewicz@shirleyarts.info.


Summer Concert Series

ShirleyArts! will have an informational booth and sell pre-packaged snacks and beverages at the Shirley Charitable Foundation Summer Concerts on the Common at 41 Brown Road in Shirley Center.

Refreshments go on sale at 5:30 pm. July concerts begin at 6:30 pm. August concerts begin at 6:00 pm,

Friday, July 2nd, Nashoba Valley Concert Band – Patriotic tunes and show tunes

Friday, July 16th, The Bare Hill Band

Friday, July 23rd, The Reminisants – Oldies from the 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s

Friday, August 20th, Beatles for Sale – Beatles tribute band

Friday, August 27th, Pan Nubean Steel Band – Reggae & Calypso music

For more information, contact Meredith at mmarcinkewicz@shirleyarts.info.

We are looking for volunteers to help with purchasing items, setting up, minding tables, and cleaning up. This is also a great way for students to earn community service hours.

Announcing our ShirleyArts! Merchandise Shop

Visit our online store at https://shirleyarts.threadless.com or use the blue link below to show off your artistic side and to support our educational and artistic programming and charitable giving. Order our logo or artwork from our projects on:

A variety of apparel for men, women (including plus sizes), and children - You choose the style, size, and color.

Mugs, Masks, Car Magnets, Buttons

Beach Towels, Tote Bags, Greeting Cards, and More!

Become a Supporting Member today!


For more information about what it means to be a member, visit our SUPPORT/GET INVOLVED page.


Please use the white link below to register for membership. Your information is never shared or sold.

Please use the link below to pay for your membership using PayPal. We also accept checks made out to ShirleyArts! P.O. Box 49, Shirley, MA 01464.

Donations make it possible for us to offer high-quality, low- and no-cost educational experiences for children, teens, and adults. You help us pay our fees for storage, rehearsals, and performances. And you make it possible for us to support important local charities. Because we are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, your donations are tax deductible.

Enjoy a Slideshow of 16 Years of ShirleyArts!

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Our Mission

It is the mission of ShirleyArts! to support and promote the visual and performing arts for education and entertainment. We are a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization that has been serving North Central Massachusetts since 2004.

Statement of Non-Discrimination

ShirleyArts! is a non-profit corporation committed to the principle of equal opportunity in casting, education, membership, attendance, volunteering, and employment. ShirleyArts! does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, age, national origin, disability, or economic status. To ensure equal opportunity for students and performers, scholarships are available for most activities.

2021 ShirleyArts! Board of Directors

Managing Artistic Director: Meredith Marcinkewicz

President: Roy Ellis

Vice President: Desiree Feigley

Treasurer: Meredith Marcinkewicz/Desiree Feigley

Secretary/Website/Merchandise Shop: Laurie Marcinkewicz

Members-at-large: Alexa Feigley, Katie Fox, Janna Kucharski-Howard, Victoria Landry, Matthew Valeri