LYNNFIELD — The public is invited to the retirement party for Bill Gustus, who will be honored by the town for his 12 years of service as town administrator on Friday, Jan. 9 at Spinelli’s on Route 1 South in Lynnfield.

Cocktail hour begins at 6 p.m., followed by dinner at 7 p.m.

The evening will include a cash bar, hors d’oeuvres, and a full buffet dinner, as well as some parting words for the town administrator from local luminaries and potentates.

Tickets are $48 per person. Please make checks payable to “Bill Gustus Retirement.” Checks will serve as your reservation and may be either dropped off in person or mailed to the Selectmen’s Office, 55 Summer St., Lynnfield MA 01940. Reservation deadline is Wednesday, Dec. 31.